Sri ManjunathaSwamyVidyaSamsthe was established in the year 1987 by the group of scheduled caste persons with the goal to provide education and training Programmes for the students of SC/ST and OBCs in the backward geographical areas of the society. Sri ManjunathaSwamy educational Society has conducted social activities like medical Social awareness Programs and to create self-help group units at Jaglur and DavangereTalluks Besides various cultural programs were conducted under the auspicious of the society.

In the Year 1987, Sri ManjunathaSwamy PU College was established by the affiliation of PUC Board and Govt of Karnataka. This PU College is Processing its own building and good staff to provide education in Arts and Commerce and Science.

In the Year 1988-89 Under the Chairmanship of KandikarVeerappa held a society meeting and made a resolution to open a degree college at Nituvalli, Davangere. In this regard, the application was sent to Kuvempu University for Degree college affiliation The Registrar of Kuvempu University and Govt. of Karnataka accorded affiliation to a degree college in the year 1988-1989. It was named as Sri ManjunathaSwamy First Grade College in the Year 1988- 1989 with the affiliation of Kuvempu University. In the year 2009-10 our college has affiliated with DavanagereUniversity, Grant-in-Aid in 2011 by Karnataka Government. Under the U.G.C act of 1956, TheCollege has got 2F in 2012 and Permanently affiliated with Davanagere University in 2016, The College has got 12B in 2017 and The Institution was accredited with a “C” Grade in 2015.

Sri ManjunathaSwamy First Grade College is Functioning for providing good education in B.A/B.Com Courses with the Strength of 382 Students since 24 years. In this Co-education College more than 50% of the students are consisting SC/ST and OBC's.