The Government of Karnataka started the D.S.B.G. Government First Grade College in the year 1983. The college is presently affiliated to the Kuvempu University. In its year of inception the college did not have a building of its own and classes were conducted in the junior college building in the town. In 1983 only Arts Course was offered to the students and the first batch consisted of a mere 18 students. The commerce course was started in the year 1987-1988, BBM course Started in the year 2008-09. In the year 2011-12 the BSc course and PG MA in Economics got permission from the Government and University.