M. Basavaiah Residential College is a very well-known educational institution in the field of rural education. It has been working for the cause of rural upliftment in the villages for quite some time. The college has the aim of providing higher education to the socially and economically backward students who are deprived of educational opportunities and make them good citizens of this country. It is also committed towards imparting education of a high quality to the rural community and improving the quality of education, offer better facilities and infrastructure to the students for their studies. Since the establishment of this college, it has provided various facilities to the students for their overall development. The college works on the lines of the Gurukul system. The students and the teachers of this college actively involve themselves in various religious and cultural associations.

Facts & Figures of M. Basavaiah Residential College, Chitradurga, Karnataka

Establishment Year


Governing Body

Sri Taralabalu Jagadguru Education Society of Sirigere

Institution Area

415998 sq. ft.



Faculty members


Admission procedure

Filling up the application form,

printing it and sending it to the college with some necessary documents

How to reach

46 km from Ranebennur railway station, 31 km from Davangere railway station

Why to join M. Basavaiah Residential College, Chitradurga, Karnataka

  • One of the reputed institutions for need-based learning: The college was founded to provide quality education at an affordable cost to the needy and the deserving. To provide educational opportunities to the rural community, the college has spacious classrooms, well equipped laboratories and a library which is well-stocked with a  sufficient number of books, journals and periodicals to cater to the needs of the students and the staff.
  • Nature of the Institution: The college, which works under an Education Society, admits students without discrimination of caste or creed and offers quality education to the socially and economically backward people.