INTRODUCTION

Sri Bhuvanendra Pre-University College, Karkala, which is birfurcated from Sri Bhuvanendra College during the year 2001-2002, offers 2 years Pre-University Course in Science, Arts and Commerce. The management of the College is vested in Sri Bhuvanendra College Trust, a registered body and nominated by the Academy of General Education, Manipal.

AIMS AND OBJECTIVES

The College always strives to achieve its cherished goal: "To import sound education and develop in the students good manners, habits and tastes, to inculcate in them a high sense of duty and discipline; and above all, to prepare young men and women with a sense of idealism and modern out-look for living a useful life to meet the challenges of the times"

IDEAL CENTRE FOR PRE-UNIVERSITY EDUCATION

Situated in one of the most beautiful out-skirts of Karkala about a K.M. from the town, the College has an atmosphere quite congenial for studies and inviting for a worthy living away from the buzz of the town. The picturesque natural surroundings pulsating with the dynamic and positive spirit of an ashram of the days that have gone by, make this place an ideal centre for education.

EDUCATIONAL FACILITIES

The College has excellent educational facilities. It is housed in a magnificent buildings and is provided with a good library and well equipped laboratories. There are hostels both for men as well as women which ensure peaceful environment for undisturbed study and healthy living. Special efforts are made to supplement the classroom study through co-curricular programmes which include the NSS, the NCC, Sports and Games, Yoga, Music, Yakshagana, Drawing & Painting, Photography, Human Resource Development Cell, the association activities etc. These are brought into line with the special purpose which we profess to serve-to produce men and women, with an all round development of a balanced personality (intellectual, physical and moral) dedicated to the service of the nation.

ACADEMIC EXCELLENCE

The Good results that the College has secured in the II PU Board examinations throughout and the innumerable ranks which it has in cessantly bagged, brings the College a permanent inscription in the academic map of the State. The heavy rush for admission to this College every year, reflects in ample measure the high reputation that this college enjoys in the academic world and the confidence it has created in the minds of students and parents.

DEVOTED TEACHING STAFF

The College has an experienced and qualified staff, a band of men and women, endowed with the finest qualities of head and heart. They are well aware of their duties and responsibilities towards the students entrusted to their care. They are a devoted team. The College provides ample scope to the students to cultivate better intellectual and spiritual values under more intimate and cordial relationship with the teaching staff.

STUDENT SERVICES

Apart from the Hostels, the College provides various student service like cafeteria, mid-day meal centre, cycle stand, open air theatre, auditorium, gymnasium, spacious play grounds, firing range, etc. The Book Bank of the College lends books to the students on long-term basis. Liberal fee concessions and scholarships are also offered to the poor and deserving students through private and government agencies. Poor but sincere students are provided midday meals.

INNOVATIONS IN TEACHING AND GUIDANCE

The College has always been trying to improve the quality of education through experimentation and innovations. The classroom work is supplemented by library reading and seminars. A continuous assessment of the students is made through regular home assignments, class tests and terminal examination. The students in each class are entrusted to the care of an Academic Advisor who guides them by formulating the educational programs throughout the year. A Cumulative Record in respect of every student is maintained which forms a dependable record of the student's progress, conduct and attendance. The students' Council comprising of the representatives from all classes forms a useful consultative body to seek the views of the students on matters that concern their studies and well-being.

HIGH STANDARDS AND HEALTHY TRADITIONS

The college has maintained the highest educational standards. It is evident not only in the physical facilities provided to the staff and students for work and study but their willingness to improve the quality of the performance by hard and sustained efforts. Selective admission, encouragement for independent study among students, effective tutorial system, and continuous evaluation are some of the practical measures that are adopted in this College for improving the quality of education. The College has grown into a worthy institution dedicated to the task of spreading university education and has built fine traditions of hard work and discipline. It is no wonder that the College is acknowledged as one of the best Colleges in the country.

COURSES OF STUDY

The College offers Two years' Pre-University Course in English Medium with the following combinations.

  • Part I: Any two of the following languages of which one shall be an Indian Language : English, Kannada, Hindi, Sanskrit.
  • Part II: Any of the following groups :
    • Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics & Biology.
    • Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics & Computer Science.
    • History, Economics, Business Studies & Accountancy.
    • History, Economics, Political Science & Sociology.
Admission to this course is open to students who have passed a recognised Secondary School Leaving Certificate Examination.