The National College of Education was established in 1963 by National Education Society, Shimoga. National Education Society pioneer society in the malnad region of Karnataka. The society was founded by the freedom fighters of high repute from the region to give education that is most appropriate to fulfill the National interest.
The college has been training and imparting education at the undergraduate level. The college has responded well to the sweeping changes that are ushered by globalization, liberalization and privatization by enabling the students to build up their career by providing B.Ed. degree course.
The college was affiliated to Mysore University when it was started, later on when the Kuvempu University was started in the year 1990, the college came under Kuvempu University. The college has all the facilities to cater the needs of student- teachers and the college staff. The college is recognized by the N.C.T.E. The college is regarded as one of the reputed teacher education colleges in the state. The students, who have passed out of the college, have made significant contributions in the field of education as teachers and administrators. The college hopes to do still better in the coming years.
The college provides a separate and spacious rooms for each class and section. In the first floor of the building is the well established digital library which has occupied 16.10 x 6.70 Sqm of area & Reference section has occupied 6.70 x 6.25 sqm of area. As on date, the college library has 18,754 volumes on its accession, more than 20 education journals & Magazines, internet facility, audio-visual and video cassettes, CD’s overhead and slide projectors and finally, the LCD to supplement and strengthen the learning abilities of the students. An exclusive computer lab with 40 computers and internet facility for quality computer education has been housed in the first floor of the building. A health center at the campus is housed to take care of the health requirements of the student community. There is a well maintained canteen run by NES for refreshment needs of the students. There is a well furnished ladies hostel run by NES to cater of the residential needs of girl students of our institution under sharing basis.
There is a well furnished sound proof conference hall with smart board and digital podium facility. It has a seating capacity for 120 students and a large stage stands in the first floor inviting students to give an expression to their imagination and talent. Academic excellence is the top priority of our college. Besides encouraging students in their academic pursuits, the college offers many scholarships to encourage quality in achievement. The college, in fact, is highly reputed in Kuvempu University B.Ed., degree course.
All round development, service mindedness, sacrifice, discipline and character are nurtured in CTC camp and Sports. The college boasts of many excellent sportsmen and debaters at the university and national level competitions.
The college owes its development to the dedicated teaching and non-teaching faculty and the vision of the members of the NES who work in harmony and unison from its inception.
The college is affiliated to Kuvempu University and is recognized by Government of Karnataka. We feel proud to reiterate that our college is Accredited by National Assessment and Accreditation Council at the “B++” Grade level.