About Our Institution
Our Institution S.J.M. Arts College for Women was started by S.J.M.Vidyapeetha during the year 1982 with an intention to provide higher education for the girl students when there were no women colleges in the entire district. This college at that time was affiliated to Mysore University, later to Kuvempu University, Shimoga and now to Davanagere University, Davanagere.
The college is situated in the heart of the city. The college is fully equipped with sufficient classrooms, Interactive Smart Boards, LCD projectors and other A/V Teaching aids. CCTV Surveillance system is adopted in the campus to ensure safety of our students. Library & Information Centre and Hostel facilities. Vast field is available for sports and other activities of the students.
The college has a fine team of qualified, experienced and dedicated teaching and non teaching staff members.
The college offers an Undergraduate course in Arts I,e., B.A. with six different combinations and few Job oriented courses. The college was admitted to grant in aid and included in 2f and 12B of UGC Act.
The Principal and office of the principal with different sections (Accounts, Establishment, Examination, Scholarship etc.) are easily available to the students in the first floor of the college building. There is a conference Hall ‘Rajatha Sabhangana’ to conduct seminars, conferences and various other cultural activities. A separate ladies common room with sanitation facility is provided. Canteen facility is provided with hygienic food and water to cater the refreshment needs of students. RO Water purifier and cooler are also installed to quench the thirst of students.
The college aims at an integral and personalized education of the young by providing well planned undergraduate course. It strives to produce intellectually competent, morally upright and strong, compassionately committed, spiritually inspired and nationally dedicated women. To translate the vision and commitment into action the college staff were striving hard to accord priority to the education of SC, ST and other backward students, to create a teaching learning environment and to appreciate and respect all faiths and foster religious harmony as well as national integration.Various Committees are functioning in the institution to ensure quality education, better prospectus and safety of our students. Discipline, Cultural, Students Welfare, Women’s “Grievances/Harassment Redressal, Anti Ragging, Women Empowerment, IQAC, Career & Counselling, Placement Guidance, SC/ST Welfare etc