Year of establishment   :    June 1964

Individual staff profile :

Dr. M. G. Hegde, M.A.,M.Phil., Ph.D.       

Asst. Professor & Head of the Department,             


President of the English Literary Club of our college.

Had MA from Karnataka University, Dharwad.

Had the degree of Masters of Philosophy (M.Phil.) from Sri Venkateswara University, Tirupati

Awarded Ph.D. from Rani  Channamma University, Belagavi for his Ph.D. thesis, ‘Eighties and after: Interrogating History through Select Indian Fiction’ in 2022.

Undergone Orientation course in Banaras  Hindu University from 4th June to 1st July 2010.

Undergone Refresher Course at  Bombay University.

Undergone refresher course at Madras University.

Completed Post-Graduate Certificate in the Teaching of English at The English and Foreign Language University in Hyderabad on 25th February,2013

Participated UGC sponsored Orientation Course at Banaras Hindu University in Varanasi from June 4 to July 1, 2010.

Participated at the Refresher Course conducted by the Mumbai University from January 12, 2015 to February 2, 2015.

Participated & presented a paper in UGC sponsored National level seminar on ‘Emerging Trends in Tourism in the changing scenario’ organized by B.G.V.S. Arts & Commerce College, Sadashivgad Karwar on 16th & 17th March 2007.

Participated and presented paper in National Seminar on English Craring and leaving “ at Dr.A.V. Baliga college Kumta

Participated in  MIMS- IMS teachers’ training programme at B.G.V.S. Arts & Commerce College, Sadashivgad, Karwar on 3rd & 4th July  2007.

Participated in the ‘Train the trainees program held under the aegis of the ‘Industry -Academic partnership’ conducted by Infosys BPO, at Infosys, Mysore from 22nd to 31st2007.

Participated in Global Skill Enhancement Training Programme held at Infosys, Mysore from 14th to 18th July 2008.

Participated in the Raja Rao birth centenary seminar conducted by Dr.A.V.Baliga college of Arts & Science, Kumta & Lingaraj College, Belgaum held at Kumta on 8th 2008.

Participated & presented paper on “Autonomy self-defeating contravene” in UGC sponsored National level seminar on ‘Challenges before Autonomous Colleges’ organized by S. D. M. College, Honavar on 2nd and 3rd2009.

Presented and published the paper entitled ‘Perspectives on contemporary literature and literary theories in English’ at University: Akkamahadevi Women’s University, Vijayapura

Presented the paper entitled Myth and interpretation of history: a study of In an antique land and the great Indian novel’ at the seminar organised by ISCS, New Delhi. And same is published in ‘Literary Endeavour’

Presented and published the paper entitled ‘Quality improvement in post accreditation scenario at the national level seminar held at SDM College in Honnavar.

The papers entitled,  ‘A face off during 1980s: Facelift to History through fiction’ and ‘History reinterpreted: A study of Avarana and River of fire’ published in Vidyavartha

Worked as Organising Secretary at UGC sponsored National Workshop in 2015.

Has published articles in the news papers like Indian Express, Deccan Herald, Kannada Prabha, and Kannada Janantaranga, Prajavani.

Has served as Rotarian.

Worked as  a stringer to The Indian Express.

Working as retainer to Prajavani& Deccan Herald dailies.

Actively involved in Environmental Protection Programmes as:  (1) President of KasmakodParisaraKoota (instrumental in conserving 50 hectares of forest as a sacred grove.  (2)Secretary of AresamikereDevlopment Committee..

Presented paper entitled ‘A New Shoot with Old Root: A Study of In an Antique Land and River of Fire at International Conference in Hyderabad organized by Indian Society for Commonwealth Studies in collaborationwith Osmania University Centre for International Programme.

Presented paper entitled A Face off During 1980s: Facelift to History through Fiction at international seminar organized by Davangere University on 25 th and 26 th April 2019.

Participated one day workshop on Curriculum Designing In English For Undergraduate Courses held on 28 th January 2011 at Dharwad

Participated at the workshop conducted by CLHRD between 25th and 27th January 2014.

K R Shreelata, M.A.,B.Ed    



Date of Joining: 01/07/2015

email Id:

Contact No.: 9632625021


Secured 4th Rank in BA and received 2 Gold medals in BA English and 1 gold medal in Geography from Karnataka University, Dharwad
Participated in National level workshop on “Designing Functional English Syllabus” organised by dept. Of English, SDM College, Honavar in 2015
Attended UGC sponsored Two Day National Seminar On ” Leaders in Mahabharata Rupakas” organized by the dept. Of Sanskrit, SdM College, Honavar in 2016.
Participated in the Quality Improvement Programme for college teachers organized by IQAC of, SDM Degree College, Honavar in association with center for Regional Development, Manipal University in 2016.
Attended NAAC sponsored Two Day National seminar on Quality Improvement in Post Accreditation scenario organized by IQAC, SDM College Honavar in 2019.
Attended Two Day State Level Seminar organized by dept of History, SDM College, Honavar.
Sangeeta Vidhwath from Govt. Of Karnataka
Sangeeta Visharada from Gandharwa Mahavidyalaya, Miraj
Light Music Broadcast from AIR Dharwad.
Performed music concerts on various prestigious stages.
Awarded 2nd Prize in Hindustani Classical Vocal solo in state level Youth Festival organized by Govt. Of Karnatak in 2020.
Founded ‘Swarashree Sangeeta Vidyalaya’ and imparting music education in Honavar.

Participated as a resource person at the workshop on ‘English Language Proficiency Development’ held at New English School in Honnavar

Valanslia E Dsouza, M.A.,     


Date of Joining: 20/11/2020

email Id:

Contact No.: 8660345883


Participated as a resource person at the workshop on ‘English Language Proficiency Development’ held at New English School in Honnavar

Have the experience of conducting workshops for English teachers in schools ,BeenaVaidya International Public School, Murdeshwar  and MPE Society’s Central School, Honnavar.

Worked as Vice-Principal at Beena Vaidya International Public School(ICSE section), Murdeshwar.