The J.S.S. Banashankari Arts, Commerce and Shantikumar Gubbi Science College , was started with a mere strength of forty students. Late Shri R. S. Hukkerikar the veteran freedom fighter, constructive worker and educationist was its founder. The college was originally started as an intermediate college but science wing was added in the year 1949. An excellent environment for learning with modern facilities made our college one of the best institutions in this part. The institute works under guidance of great visionaries: H.H. Sri Vishweshwarateertha Swamiji and Pujya Dr. D. Veerendra Heggade & Prof. N. Vajrakumar.