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The Hyderabad Karnataka Education Society was established in the year 1958, with an objective of imparting higher education, specially in the Technical and Medical fields to this part of Karnataka, which was once a part of erstwhile Hyderabad State. The districts Kalaburagi, Bidar, Raichur, Yadgir & Koppal comprising of Hyderabad Karnataka region is identified to be a backward part of Karnataka State. The Forefathers of the Society rightly identified the need to accelerate the social and economic development through educational advancements. True to the spirit, today the Society runs 50 Educational Institutions such as Medical, Engineering, Dental, Pharmacy, Homeopathic, Nursing, Law, Management, Education, Arts, Science, Commerce and Home Science including a separate Women’s College .

Smt. Veeramma Gangasiri College for Women, was the first Women’s College in the entire region of Hyderabad Karnataka area, established in the year 1965 with the liberal donation from Basawanappa Gangasiri. The College was named after the Donor’s mother Smt. Veeramma Gangasiri. The College was initially affiliated to Karnataka University, Dharwad in 1965, then to Gulbarga University, Kalaburagi in 1980 and attained permanent affiliation to Karnataka State Akkamahadevi Women’s Univesiry, Vijayapura from 2004 onwards. This College comes under 2(f) & 12(B) of UGC Act and accredited by the NAAC, Bengaluru with ‘A++’ Grade on 08-07-2023 (4th Cycle).

The College provides education in Arts, Science, Home Science, Commerce and Management for UG students and M.Sc. in Physics with well equipped laboratories, library, ICT facilities for teaching-learning process and renowned for its discipline and efficient handling of students in their adolescent and formative year. The Hostel which is nearer to the campus, provides accommodation to girl students.


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Dr. Bhimashankar C. Bilgundi

President, HKE Society


"HKE SOCIETY", a premier institute, imparting value based and career centered education in diversified faculties, has withstood the test of the time for more than 6 decades. Leading the cluster of educational institutions towards progressive and quality centered endeavor is most challenging. Dr. Bhimashankar Bilgundi has been blessed by the electorate of Hyderabad Karnataka Education Society as President in the month of March, 2018. He is known for his frankness, candidness and reformative initiatives with a concern for the overall development of the society in general and educational institutions in particular.

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Dr. R.B. Konda, born on September 9, 1968 and completed M.Sc. and Ph.D in Applied Electronics from Gulbarga University, Kalaburagi in the year 1992 and 2009 respectively.. Started career as lecturer at Smt. V.G. Women’s College from 1992 till date. Assumed the charge of Principal on 11-10-2019.  Completed one UGC Minor Research project. Published more than 75 Papers in National and International Journals / Conferences. Worked as BOS, BOE member and Chairman at AWU, Vijayapura. Life member of GUPCTA Kalaburagi.

Dr. Veena P. H



Dr. Veena P. H, born on 21 st May 1966 and completed M.Sc. in Mathematics in 1988 from Gulbarga University, Kalaburagi. Started career as lecturer at Smt. V.G. Women’s College from 1988 till date. Assumed the charge of Vice-Principal on 02-12-2014. Did Ph.D. in 1997 from Gulbarga University, Kalaburagi. She is the Research Guide of GU Kalaburagi, JNTU Telangana, VTU Belgaum and DU Kuppam. Guided six research scholars for their Ph.D. and presently guiding six scholars. Completed one minor Research project and presently perusing a Major Research Project. Worked as BOS, BOE member and Chairman at AWU, Vijayapura. Life member of All India Mathematics Teachers Association. Awarded UGC - Research award (2012-14) and Bharat Shiksha Ratan Award (2015).

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Research Activity

The college has recognition of Research Centre from the affiliating Akkamahadevi Women’s University, Vijayapura for the following four Departments.

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Alumni Association

The alumni association of the institution has the main object of coming back to their Alma Mater. The College has registered Alumini Association.

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Retired Staff Association

Both teaching and non-teaching retired staffs are very concened about the college and are always helpful with their rich experiences.

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