Since 1964-65 Academic year we mentained PU and Degree courses in the same campus. KANNADA as the First Language. In 1972-73, college Introduced OPTIONAL KANNADA for B.A Degree course.
We are successfully maintained OPTIONAL KANNADA for the last 42 years. Basic Kannada as Mother Tongue exists from the beginning Prof.P.Y.Reddy . M.R.Vishwanatha Reddy, S.S.Hiremath, Dr.Basavaraj Malashetty, K.V.Thirupaliah, Itige Eranna, A.S.Rudrappa, Dr.Mruthyunjaya Rumale Dr. Laxman Karibhimannanavar.M and Guest Faculty ran the department quite successfully.
Now, the permanent and guest faculty is involved in research, criticism and is academic activities. At present, the permanent staff has Doctorate with academic track Records have got State Literary Awards for their research and critical abilities. Some of the guest faculty is doing Ph.D and they also involved in institutional activities.
Name of Faculty
Dr. Mruthyunjaya Rumale
HOD / Asso. Professor
Smt. Bharathi .K
MA, M.Ed, KSET
Smt. Roopa HM
Karnataka Sangha(cultural activity association) Managed by Department of Kannada.