Our institution is permanently affiliated to Tumkur University and accredited with ‘B’ Grade by NAAC in 2015. In the year 2007-08, the college came into existence with 500 students. Today it has been growing exponentially in excellence and is providing quality education to over 3150 students in various streams imparting quality education with a vision “Educate to Enlighten, Empower and Ennoble”. Our aim is to participate ourselves in the main stream of the society. The college is located in the heart of the city of Tiptur with a sprawling campus spreading across 5.5 acres of lush green lands with beautiful landscaping, well connected by Train and Bus facilities. The college is under the administrative control of Department of Collegiate Education, Government of Karnataka. Financial assistance is provided by the State Government, UGC, RUSA and College Development Committee. Alumni and Parent’s association is actively involved in the overall development of college.
The college was duly recognized under sections 2(f) and 12 (B) of the UGC Act 1956 and is on the threshold of completing two cycles of NAAC Accreditation. The college has marked a niche in the field of higher education with the well-built infrastructure, adoption of continuous evaluation of teaching-learning process, highly qualified teaching fraternity. The College offers Arts, Commerce, Science and Computer Application education at Under-Graduate level. Apart from the regular academics, the college is encouraging co-curricular and extracurricular activities to groom the students to build their overall personality and high competitiveness.
The college was started with the able leadership of Dr. Jayadevappa Halkurke, a visionary and dynamic personality with the determination and commitment to create skilled graduates through value-based education. During his tenure, with the strong teamwork the college stood first in Tumkur district to get accredited by NAAC. In the history of DCE, our college has been accreditated by NAAC in a very short span of 8 years. Later on, the college administration took over by Prof. Kumaraswamy H B and then by Prof.Rajanna K M who continued to work towards the academic foundation and enabling to achieve the stated goals of the college.
Presently, Prof. Eraiah is working as the principal, who is proactive and being instrumental to bring the college reputation to greater heights. His unconditional efforts and proficient leadership qualities catalyze the faster development of the college.