D.R.M. Science College,
was formerly known as DRM College is the mother of all constituent
schools and colleges of Bapuji Educational Association.
Previously it was a Government intermediate college started
in 1947 and was run by the Government of Mysore. The Bapuji
Educational Association took over this college in 1958 and
converted in to A First Grade Arts, Commerce and Science
college. Being the only college in and around Davangere,
it catered to the educational needs of rural and urban people.
It is named after the donor Sri Dharma Rathnakara Rajanahalli
Maddurayappa, (DRM) Davangere. The college, owing to its
increasing strength, was bifurcated into DRM Science College
and ARG college of Arts and Commerce in 1973. The college
which was formerly affiliated to Mysore University and then
Kuvempu University and the college had got “Sadhana
Puraskar” award during 2010 from Kuvempu University
for its outstanding performance.
Now it has the permanent affiliation of Davangere University,
Davangere. This is an aided college, and recognized by the
UGC under 2(f), 12(b) and is getting UGC grants.
The Government of Karnataka took a decision to separate
P.U. classes from Composite Degree College. Accordingly
the college was further bifurcated into DRM PU Science College
and DRM Science College in 2001.
The college has been Accredited by NAAC with Three Stars
(***) on 22-03-2001. During second cycle with grade B+ on
31 -03 -2007 and With grade ‘B’ on 1/5/2015
. And now preparing for 4th cycle accreditation from NAAC.
The college has an independent building built in an area
of 4 acres of land. The first block houses the principal’s
chamber, office, general staff room, sports room, ladies
rest room and classrooms. The second block houses Physics
and Chemistry practical labs and staff room. The third block
is the block of Natural sciences and NSS room and the fourth
block is the library block in the ground floor and in the
second floor are the departments of Mathematics and Computer
The college is proud to have units of NCC,NSS, Ranger Rover,
LEAD , Youth Red Cross , which are supporting in building
the personality of the students.