Canara College, Mangalore was established in 1973 by the Canara High School Association, an organization which has been efficiently managing a number of educational institutions in Mangalore since 1891. The college is affiliated to Mangalore University and approved by NAAC. The college is receiving grant-in-aid from the State Government of Karnataka and is also conducting some self financing programmes. The college had obtained UGC recognition under 2(f) and 12(B) in 1991. The college lays great stress on the development of character and discipline among the young students so that they may turn out to be worthy citizens of the country. The college is located in the heart of city at Kodialbail, M.G.Road, Mangalore and has its own building in the campus of 2.82 Acres.
Department of History
Department of Economics
Department of Political Science
Department of Commerce
Department of Business Management
Department of Physics
Department of Chemistry
Department of Mathematics
Department of Botany
Department of Zoology
Department of Computer Science
Department of English
Department of Sanskrit
Extra Curricular Activities
NSS - The college contains 2 NSS units, training students to excel in various aspects like health, cleanliness, personality development, social services and shramadhan.
NCC - The various activities organised by NCC unit of the college are:
Tree plantation, blood donation and various awareness programmes, rallies
All the 17 classrooms are well furnished.
The college has a very spacious Library with a collection of 40,862 books and 95 journals. The library is installed with EASYLIB and OPAC softwares.
National Merit Scholarships
National Hindi Merit Scholarships
Karnataka Govt. Post Matric Student Scholarships
SC/ST/OBC/Minority Student Scholarships
Physically Handicapped Student Scholarships
Defense Personnel Childrens Student Scholarships
Beedi Worker Childrens Student Scholarships
Shri Kashimutt Samsthan Welfare Fund
Saraswathi Krishna Kamath Charity Scholarships
Arbettu Vaman Kamath Foundation Scholarships
S J. Jindal Trust Scholarships
C.V. Raman Scholorships
T.A Pai Datti endowment