National Education Society ® 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.
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.
Prizes and awards are given every year on the cultural day to encourage meritorious and talented students. Many of our Committees and cells have been helping students through Students Counseling Cell, Placement Cell, Mid-day meal committee and student welfare committee. We have also arranged campus selection by reputed companies