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About Us

KLE Degree College, Nagarbhavi

Over 100 Years of Selfless Service

Over nine decades ago, in 1916, the region of Karnataka experienced the birth of a new era – the karnatak lingayat Education Society. It was a humble initiative that would transform the bleak educational landscape in Karnataka and Maharashtra. The saga begins with its illustrious founders. Sri Chachdi veerabhadrappa Gunappa Desai, Sri Artal Rudragouda and Sri Valjippa Anigol, who all collectively believed in providing education for the common man. Their effort were ably supplemented by the seven visionaries – Sri S S Basavanal, Sri M R Sakhare, Sri B S Mamadapur, and Sri Sardar Veeranagouda Patil, with the collective contribution form renowned philanthropisus of the region, such as Sri Srisangi Lingaraj, Sri Raja Lakhamogouda Sardesai and Sri Bhoomaraddi BAsappa anmd help form other philosophers, intellectuals and educationists, with its base at Belgaum, Karnataka.

The commitment and dedication of the KLE Society has ,made it a vast educational phenomenon that manages over 2011 institutions in the area of Healthcare delivery, Agriculture, Engineering, IT Law, Pharmacy, Nursing…. Over 9,000 employees and more that 80,000 students from kindergarten to doctoral programmes, the Society has indeed come a long way. And, in the process, become a key player whose commendable contribution to healthcare and education, has gained global recognition.

Yet another chapter in the history of the Society has begun with the newly formed KLE University. Recognised by the University by the University Grants Commission (UGC) Behind the Society’s endeavorus is the vision, leadership and dedication of the Chairman, Dr. Prabhakar B. Kore. The collective efforts of every single member of the Society continue to propagate the pioneering spirit, with the assurance that the University will adhere to the highest moral and ethical standards providing the finest of education.
Our vision is to impart quality Independent PU Education to ensure students excel in competitive exams like IIT-JEE, AIEEE, BITSAT, AIPMT and CET. Which are of paramount importance for their professional career.

Our Mission

To give all students opportunities and experiences that lead to the achievement of total wellness and result in a longer and healthier life.

KLE provides academic programs in health, physical education, department is to provide a framework of instruction to our students encompassing building respect and instilling self-esteem.

Our Vision

Be afforded the opportunity to engage in worthwhile and meaningful activities which promote active and healthy lifestyles in KLE Degree college of all disciplines.

Our vision for the future includes adding a minor in health/wellness promotion, continuing to grow our outdoor adventure and leadership program

learn how to make healthy choices as they relate to the total health of one’s own body.

learn to be a spectator, and to see the value our culture places on sport performance.


A byword in India’s Educational spectrum, KLE’s success story of nearly ten decades speaks volumes of the dedication and commitment of thousands of people.
With 250 institutions spread across Karnataka, Maharashtra and Goa, each narrating their own amazing stories of enriching people’s lives, a harmony exists that is very palpable. Our alumni, settled in different parts of the world are a testimony to our achievements and endeavours and are ambassadors promoting the ‘Brand KLE’ throughout the world. Unmindful of the constraints, KLE ensures that every individual with a desire to learn, irrespective of which strata he/she belongs to in the society has access to infrastructure of international standards. Our well-equipped hostels with modern facilities enable every student to enrich himself physically and mentally as well. To ensure that every student is keeping up with the latest developments in technology and the world, all the campuses house internet and IT facilities.
Our qualified teachers who are committed and dedicated to their professions strive to make learning a fascinating journey and experience for all.The collaborations with universities in the US, UK and Malaysia have added a whole new dimension to the K.L.E Society making it on par with reputed educational institutions worldwide.The legacy of selfless-service and sacrifice left behind by the founding fathers is pursued sincerely by the Management to this day. Under the unparalleled leadership of Dr. Prabhakar Kore, the KLE Institution has reached enviable heights. His spectacular chairmanship beyond 30 years, with the active support of his team of elected members, embodies the collective efforts of everyone in KLE, including 13,000 members of the trust, 1,10,262 students, and 16,000 strong faculty, in making KLE an international Education-destination.

Success comes as a conquest not as a bequest

Prof. Prakash C Patil, M.Sc., PGDBA has rich experience and served in S Nijalingappa College under various capacities producing remarkable results all through his stint.
An excellent leader, highly focused on student learning, a commitment to high expectations and innovation, very keen on carrying these important traditions and practices with a team of dedicated staff.

At KLE Teaching is not a profession, it is a passion

KLE Independent Pre-University College a semi residential college becomes a platform and a guiding force to take each and every student to higher level in education.
KLE Independent PU College has highly qualified, dedicated and well trained faculties to achieve the vision and mission of KLE Society. The main objective is to provide better environment for learning and enabling personality development of the students, simultaneously training for both PU Board Exams and competitive exams such as the IITKEE, AIEEE, BITSAT, AIPMT, CET & COMED-K

Our new concept College for Day Scholars

Our new concept College for Day Scholars, has state-of-the-art facilities and infrastructure which enable the students to get the world class education with in-depth knowledge.
The college is housed in 5 acres of lush green surroundings on Nagarbhavi main Road opposite to BDA complex. The aesthetic structure of the buildings provides Gym, Indoor Games, Library, Computers and Lab facility, which can be availed even after the class hours and during weekends. College also encourages discussion, debates and self study. For day scholars, KLE tutors and subject experts are available even after college hours and weekends to provide additional academic support in individual subjects

Long Term Objectives

To implement effectively programs through creativity and innovation in teaching, learning and evaluation.

To enhance reading and learning capabilities among faculty and students and inculcate sense of life-long learning.

To incorporate themes to build values, civic responsibilities and sense of national integrity.

To impart spirit of inquiry and scientific temperament among students through research-oriented activities.

To ordinate period performance evaluation of the faculty.

To develop holistic personality through innovative education which equips them with the required skills.

To constantly display sensitivity and respond to changing educational, social and community demands.

To motivate the students to be socially responsible, productive and useful citizens of the globalized world.

Focused Short Term Objectives

To open CBSE Schools at every taluka and district headquarters in North Karnataka and adjoining states.

To start several girls residential schools and QIP centres for teachers.

To establish international schools in foreign countries and further strengthening academic collaborations with reputed International Agencies, Organizations and Universities.

To start training centres for competitive examinations like IAS, IPS and IIT; CET training in rural areas.

To start an independent medical college and hospital at Hubli.

To further consolidate facilities at the hospitals run by the Society with addition of more numbers of super specialties and establishment of Standalone Trauma Centre with Helicopter Ambulance.

To popularize the concept of telemedicine already initiated by KLE Dr. Prabhakar Kore Hospital & Medical Research Centre of the Society.

To create a state-of-art facility of Cancer Hospital at Belgaum on the lines of Tata Memorial Cancer Centre, Mumbai.

To establish hospitals with super specialty backup at Kolhapur, Pune, Delhi, Mumbai, Goa and Bengaluru.

To get our educational and healthcare facilities accredited by International Accrediting Agencies.

To establish a separate Research Centre with ultramodern facilities for basic and applied research in health sciences where stem cell research, clinical research and research in integrated systems of medicine shall be on the top of the Agenda of the Society.

To maintain clean and green campuses with pollution free environment and eco-friendly surroundings.

To equip the graduates of law to be efficient in their domain thereby contribute for the upliftment of justice and integrity in society.

To build its premier engineering institutions to achieve highest order of excellence in engineering education and research and to evolve a nationally prominent and internationally recognized technological university to meet the needs of our global and technologically rich society.

To create an entrepreneurial eco-system to promote sustainable society and economic development of the region, nation and the world.