Message From Principal

Prof. M.G.Subhash


National Education Society (R.), Shivamogga is the parent body of Sharavathi First Grade College, Konandur. The senior citizens of the Kondnaur village, Thirthahalli Taluk Shivamogga District, started Vidya Vardhaka Sangha in 1960 with the objective of starting a High School at Konandur. In those days, secondary education was a dream to the people of rural areas. Vidya Vardhaka Sangha with the help of N.E.S. Shivamogga started National High School at Konandur in 1960. Sharavathi First Grade College was started in 1983 to provide Higher Education to the rural students. Formerly the college was named as N.E.S. Rural First Grade College of Arts and Commerce. Later the name was changed as Sharavathi First Grade College, Konandur. In the beginning the college was affiliated to the University of Mysore. Now it is affiliated to Kevempu University. We are proud to say that the college has got, permanent affiliation. The college is located at Konandur, a small village in Thirthahalli Taluk, Shivamogga District on Ganga Moola - Tadasa State High way no # 1. The campus is located in an area of about 35 acres, out of which the college campus measures about 8 acres. It is the only First Grade College in a radius of about 20 kms which caters the need of rural students, particularly the women students.

Our Events

The institution believes in the overall development of the personality of student. Our aim is to impart value added quality education. Specific goals and objectives are set and all employees are impressed upon realizing the goal.

Our Students

We are very proud to say that in the span of 25 years our institution has made fame and name in the university as a model rural college. We have enabled hundreds of under privilege rural youths to graduate and get employment. We have successfully fulfilled our moto: to make the institution one of the best places for the seek of knowledge and wisdom, to provide higher education to the girl student. A host of academic and co-curricular activities take place every year, supplementing the class room work. Student representation is provided in various committees where they are free to express their opinion and grievances. Rather than having an exclusively exam oriented approach the college practices comprehensive strategies to promote advancement in essential areas. .

In the class room, debates, group discussions, seminars and internal assessment tests are arranged to help students in their intellectual development. This helps them to shed their inhibitions and boost their confidence. The cultural and sports committee searches for talents among students and they participate in many such competitions and bring honour to the college.

Guest lectures, visits of eminent personalities and great achievers motivate our students. We have been arranging number of such programs to inspire our students.