Established in the
year 1960, the Department of Collegiate Education has brought degree level
education within the reach of the common man. The primary aim of the
department has been overall development of students. The department has
undertaken the responsibility of providing higher education to the poor,
backward and weaker sections of the society, education being the path to
improving intellect and ensuring progress of mankind.
The department, through six regional offices, administers 350 Govt. Degree
colleges and 297 Private Aided colleges, spread over 8 universities in the
state. The department has six regional offices in Bangalore, Mysore,
Mangalore, Shimoga, Dharwad and Gulbarga headed by Joint Directors.
VISION OF THE DEPARTMENT
opportunities for higher education to all sections of society with emphasis on
of students to be effective citizens.