Sahyadri Arts & Commerce College, Shimoga was established in 1940 with 105 students and nine faculty members as an intermediate college. In 1956-57 the college was upgraded into First Grade College with the introduction of B.A. and B.Sc. programmes. The strength of the college increased by leaps and bounds at regular intervals. Therefore, it became necessary to bifurcate the erstwhile Sahyadri College into Sahyadri Arts College and Sahyadri Science College in December 1984. Later, B.Com. programme was introduced in 1988. With a view to develop Sahyadri Arts and Commerce College and Sahyadri Science College as model colleges, the university requested the Government of Karnataka to transfer these colleges to university in 1991. Accordingly the Government transferred these colleges to university.
Sahyadri Arts & Commerce College caters to the needs of both rural and urban students. Majority of students come from rural areas. The College has 2429 students, 103 faculty members and 21 non-teaching staff. Top priority is given to achieve and ensure academic excellence, professional skills and life skills. Sahyadri Arts & Commerce College has adequate infrastructural facilities to fulfill these priorities. The institution is located on a sprawling campus of 79.1 acres of land.
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Placement Cell :-
The College takes the help of placement cell of Pathways (A Ford Foundation Project) of the college. The Cell trains the students in Communication Skills, Interview skills, Group Discussions and Logical and Mathematical Aptitude tests. The Cell also makes an attempt to find placement for the eligible students of the college. Companies like Wipro, Infosys, Larson and Toubro, Hikal, HCL have selected students from the campus in recent years.
Courses offered by Sahyadri Arts & Commerce College
B.Com(Commerce)- Stands for Bachelor of Commerce. Typically, B.Com is a three year course, minimum eligibility for which is an intermediate (10+2) with subjects such as accounts, maths and economics...
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