DVS Evening College

The First Grade College was opened on the 12th of December1968 and it was named under the title D.V.S.Evening College.


B. A. Combinations

Kannada Medium

Languages:English/Kannada/Hindi/Sanskrit/Urdu(Two languages are to be Opted)

History, Economics, Political Science (H.E.P)

History, Sociology, Political Science (H.S.P)

History, Economics, Sociology ( H.E.S )






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The admission process for the first year degree begins after the announcement of the II year PUC results. The admission will be made under the guidelines and rules framed by the Kuvempu University and Reservation facilities as per the Government of Karnataka.







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1.Dr.R.Murthy, Principal,Political Science

2.Dr. R.Mahesh, HOD/Associate Professor,History

3.Prof.K.R.PrabhakarAssociate Professor[Deputation]












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About Polytechnic College

The First Grade College was opened on the 12th of December1968 and it was named under the title D.V.S.Evening College. The college offered only the courses in humanities. Earlier the college was affiliated to University of Mysore and now it is affiliated to Kuvempu University. The Institution adapts to the changing time and tries to excel in all aspects of Education.

DeesheeyaVidyaShala, Shimoga which was established in 1943 by the leading citizens of Shimoga is one of the premier institutions in the state of Karnataka. It is situated in the heart malnad district head quartersShimoga city. The Name of the city is closely associated with areca nut market probably for the biggest one in the country. Besides the district gave birth to literary luminaries like Kuvempu, Dr.G.S. Shivarudrappa, the poet laureates and Dr. U.R. Ananthamurthy, The Jnanapetha awardee and Dr. S. R.Rao, an eminent Historian. It is also a matter of great pride that world-renowned cine director GirishKasaravalli Who got Golden Lotus award four times for his films hails from this District. This Institution was founded by the freedom fighters and teachers in response to the call given by the Father of our nation, Mahatma Gandhi. It was established with the noble intention of creating awareness of Nationalism and to serve the cause of education for the children of this malnad region. The Institution which had only 7 students in the beginning has now grown about to have 6000 students.

DVS Evening College has been known for its academic credentials coupled with holistic growth in all directions and spheres. The first decade of 21st century has been really great for DVS Evening College. The institute could achieve a series of milestones. Credit for the same undoubtedly goes to our brilliant students and dedicated staff. We are thankful to the Chairman and Members of Desheeya Vidya Shala Samithi and Governing Council who have been always encouraging and supportive for all our endeavours. We are sure that,
DVS Evening College will reach newer heights in the days to come... as we believe in ourselves.

Vision and Mission

Education, as everyone knows, is the most powerful institutional weapon to bring about social transformation in society through empowerment of young people. Our institution aims at augmenting opportunities for higher education and participating in the process of democratization of education. Keeping this vision in mind the founders started the Institution DesheeyaVidyaShala.

1.To make higher education accessible and affordable for the People in this culturally dynamic region of Malnad.
2.To provide educational and promotional opportunities to the employed and the professionals.
3.To create employment opportunities and to provide scope for the improvement of the self and the society.
4.To cater to the educational needs of housewives and businessmen and all those who do not have access to day colleges.
5.To provide opportunity to dropouts also who would otherwise be denied of such opportunities to fulfill their educational aspirations.
Since then, the college has strived to make its vision come true and all the developmental activities and programs are in tune with its mission.



Rules and Regulations :

* At the time of admission ,the Student should pay the fees towards Admission, IA test, Sports, Library, Reading Room, Student Welfare, Teacher’s Welfare Fund, Medical Fund, ID Card, Laboratory and Tuition as prescribed by the university.
* SC, ST and Cat-I Students are eligible for fee concession as per government rules.
* The Students can avail concession in tuition fees by furnishing income certificates as per the limit prescribed by the government.
* Students are required to be in their respective class rooms 5 minutes before the commencement of classes.
* Attendance will be marked for each Hour allotted to a Subject. Students are required to put in not less than 75% Attendance in individual Subjects(see the Kuvempu University Rules).
* Attendance is compulsory on the College re-opening day.
* Students should compulsorily appear for the Tests and Term Examinations.
* Students are required to participate in the National Day/Festival Programmes organized by the College.
* All the students are required to participate in the activities and functions conducted by various Associations / Clubs of the College.
* Students are advised to make use of the library facilities whenever they do not have classes.
* Students are advised not to bring large amount of cash or other valuable items to the College. They have to take care of their belongings.
* No student shall leave the college premises during class hours without the Lecturer’s permission.
* If a student is absent due to sickness, Medical Certificate should be produced.
* If a student cannot appear for the Internal Examinations / Tests on health grounds (no other reasons are entertained) the matter should be reported by student or his/her Parent/Guardian to the Principal.
* Students are required to behave properly. The College reserves the right to dismiss any student if his/her behavior tarnishes the image of the College.
* Use of Cell phones by the students on the Campus is banned. Cell Phones, if found with the students will be confiscated.
* Students have to be polite when they deal with the members of the staff.
* Unnecessary Loitering on the corridors is not the tolerated.
* Irregularity in attendance, discourtesy to Staff Members, habitual inattention and late coming, neglect of work, obscenity in word or act will attract disciplinary actions such as fine,suspension and dismissal.
* Willful damage caused to the College property will be recovered from the students.
* The College will not be responsible for the conduct of the students outside its premises. However, it will take note of the offence and action will be initiated according to the nature and magnitude of the offence.
* Students should not raise funds, organize functions, convene meetings without the permission from the Principal.
* Use of tobacco, alcohol or any other intoxicants is banned in the premises.
Books, Magazines, Newspapers etc., not approved by the Principal are not allowed to be brought to the College.
* Those students who come to the College by Two Wheelers, should have a valid Driving License. To avoid noise pollution and disturbance, the Vehicles should be fitted with Silencers. Students should park their vehicles only in the place allotted. The College does not provide parking slot for Four Wheelers of the students.
* Educational tours / Industry visit / Field visits are to be organized with the prior permission of the Principal. For all such programmes written permission of the parents is required.
* Attendance at Classes and Examinations, progress, as well as the conduct will be taken into consideration while recommending students for concessions, scholarships, higher studies, jobs as well as for representing the College in extra curricular activities.
* After class hours no student is expected to remain on the Campus unless there is a program or sports / games practice.
* Ragging is banned in the Campus.
* There is a Committee consisting of senior faculty members, etc., to keep vigil over ragging and to prevent it.
* Students should note that ragging is a cognizable criminal offense and those indulge in it or encourage it will be handed over to the law as per Supreme Court of India order SLP(C) No. 24295 /2004.
* Any act of teasing, abusing, asking any student to do any act, which he/she would not do in the ordinary course which results in physical, physiological and psychological harm is defined as ragging. Ragging is strictly prohibited.
* Criminal proceedings will be initiated against those who indulge in ragging.

Scholarship :


* National Merit Scholarship.

* Physically Handicapped Scholarship.

* Post Metric Scholarship for SC and ST Students.

* Sanchi Honnamma Scholarship for BA/B.Sc Girl Students.

* Ex Service Men Scholarship for Children’s of Ex Service Men.

* Department of Minorities Post Metric Scholarship for Minority Students.

Every year the meritorious students are honoured with the gift of cash and books.


This is only for those who have merit and are economically backward.

Library :

The College library has ______ books fulfilling the curricular needs of the undergraduate students. Our college has an excellent Library with all modern facilities. It contains a well classified and extensive collection of books.

Reading room of the college library should be used only for quiet study. Students are not permitted to speak to their friends in the reading room. A student shall be permitted to enter the library only on depositing his/ her identity card at the library counter. Library is open to students, members of the staff.Students can also have access to internet.

All Working Days: 2-00 PM to 9-00 PM

Alumini Club :

Our college has an alumni association which was registered in the year _____ comprising of President, Vice President, Secretary and Directors. The main goal of the association is to bring the old students of the college into one roof to think over the betterment of the institution. The association’s main interest is to search for the old students who have achieved great success in their lives and seek their suggestions in improving the standard of the institution.
* To honor and felicitate the old students who have achieved in other fields of life such as, music, drama and any other walks of life.
* To collect donations from old students and deposit the said amount for the benefits of poor students who are studying in the college.
* To organize once in a year a cultural program involving the members of the alumni associations and the students who are studying in the respective academic year.
* To involve even the parents of the alumni members to make them feel that our institution belongs to them too.
* To make the members of the alumni association involve themselves in all the activities of the college.




Office Staff :

1.Sri N.Krishnamurthy,Typist

2.S.Suresha,B.A., Clerk-cum-Typist



5.H.R.Prakasha, Peon


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B. A. Combinations

Kannada Medium

Languages: English/Kannada/Hindi/Sanskrit/Urdu(Two languages are to be Opted)

History, Economics, Political Science (H.E.P)

History, Sociology, Political Science (H.S.P)

History, Economics, Sociology ( H.E.S )




The admission process for the first year degree begins after the announcement of the II year PUC results. The admission will be made under the guidelines and rules framed by the Kuvempu University and Reservation facilities as per the Government of Karnataka.

Requirement of documents at the time of admission by the students

* TC original,one xerox copy

* Marks Card original, one xerox copy

* Caste Certificate original, three xerox copies (If applicable)

* Income Certificate original, three xerox copies (If applicable)

* Passport Size Photo 05 copies

* Migration Certificate for the students of other states outside Karnataka

For Transfer from other colleges

* The student should produce permission letter from Kuvempu University.

NoteFor further information Contact 08182 – 278531 during office hours



Department of Political Science

1.Mr.R.S.Ravi, Lecturer

2.Mr.Mahanteshgowda, Lecturer

Department of Kannada

1.Dr.H.Vijaykumar, Lecturer

Department of History


Department of Electronics

1.Mr.G.V.Aravind Lecturer

Department of English

1.Mr. Yogish.T.S Lecturer

Department of Library

1.Mr.C.N.Nagaraj, Library Assistant