Dr. D. N. Yogeeswarappa
Professor and Principal
Sri Siddaganga college of Arts, Science and Commerce for women
By knowing the importance of education, His Holiness Dr.Sree Sree Shivakumara Swamiji has established Sree Siddaganga Education Society in 1963. Presently there are 130 Educational institutions are working under the society. Sree Siddaganga College for women is one among them. It was established 1965 in Tumkur with the aim of giving importance to women education. But it was closed due to lack of strength. Once again it was re-started in 1982 with much encouragement from the society. Thus we have traced 36 years of educational service to thousands of students who are serving in prominent positions across the nation.
The college has Arts Science Commerce & BCA Courses, getting more ranks every year. At the first step itself, the college was accredited with B++ from the NACC and in Second cycle the college is re-accredited with a "A" Grade. It is the only college in Tumkur University which is accredited with "A" Grade. Our students achieving more in the field of sports at State & National level. The College has 75 experienced teaching Staff, 45 Sincere Non-teaching staff, well furnished Library & Well equipped Labs. The special attractions of the college are the activities like Spoorthi, Koushalya, Nithyadasoha, Women Empowerment, Alumni, etc and a research centre with good atmosphere.
At present totally 1800 students are studying in the college who belong to different parts of the state, country, & even from abroad. It is our fortune that His Holiness Sree Sree Siddalinga Swamiji is the president of our education society who is following 'The foot-steps of, His Holiness Dr.Sree Sree Shivakumara Swamiji.