Sarada Vilas College, located in the heart of the beautiful and heritage city of Mysore, was established in the year 1945 as an Intermediate college. Seven years later, it was upgraded as a Degree college. During its long and purposeful journey, it has consistently offered quality education in pure science and has produced innumerable number of graduates who have achieved success in various fields. It now offers eight combinations encompassing physical as well as natural science, all leading to the B.Sc. degree. Students can pursue any one of the following combinations:
- Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics (PCM)
- Physics, Electronics, Mathematics (PEM)
- Physics, Mathematics, Computer Science (PMCS)
- Electronics, Mathematics, Computer Science (EMCS)
- Chemistry, Botany, Zoology (CBZ)
- Biochemistry, Microbiology, Biotechnology (BMBt)
- Chemistry, Zoology, Biotechnology (CZBt)
- Microbiology, Biotechnology, Biochemistry (MBB)
The college, affiliated to the University of Mysore, is covered under Sec.2(f) and Sec. 12(B) of the UGC Act right from inception. It was accredited by NAAC in 2004 and reaccredited in 2010 with ‘B’ Grade with CGPA of 2.89.
The college expanded its academic activities by launching B.Com. and B.B.M. from 2013-14. It further extended its educational initiative by offering M.Sc. in Chemistry from 2014-15.
The college has an elite faculty with many Doctorates and several M.Phils. Teachers, endowed with knowledge and experience, update themselves by participating in seminars, workshops and refresher courses. The college invites scholars to deliver special lectures to enable the students to expand their horizon.
The college follows government norms and admits students from all sections of the society, irrespective of their social and economic background and status. It is a coeducational college and does not practise any kind of discrimination. It lays emphasis on both curricular and cocurricular activities with the objective of moulding the overall personality of the students. Not surprisingly, our students have excelled in studies as well as co-curricular activities. They have consistently achieved excellent results (around 80%) besides representing the college in sports, cultural programmes and NCC at both state and national levels.
Dr. A. R. Nagabhushana