SDM College, Ujire is an autonomous college under Mangalore University. Founded in 1966, the college offers Bachelors and Masters Programmes in a serene campus at the foothills of the Western Ghats in Karnataka (India). The college is a recognized centre for research programmes of Mangalore University, Tumkur University and Kannada University, Hampi. Managed by SDM Educational Society, it is headed by the visionary, Dr. D. Veerendra Heggade, Dharmadhikari of Shri Kshetra Dharmasthala.
Classroom: 60 teaching rooms (of varying sizes) and 10 lecture theaters are utilized by students across our campuses. There are audio visual rooms as value additions to the same. Halls are equipped with a white board, projector and a room PC or input for laptop connection. The lecture theaters are more spacious than classrooms, with advanced range of AV equipment. Special meeting rooms are also available with user guides located near or on the lecterns along with video conference facilities for live communication with resource persons at distant locations. Administration as well as teaching has been simplified to a greater extent with valuable facilities allowing optimization of work with faster decision making and execution. These AV methods and infrastructure are ideally suited for applications such as distance learning, remote medical diagnosis, on demand project collaboration and more.
Language Room: Centre for Communicative English and Foreign Languages (CCEFL) was established under CPE (College with potential for excellence) scheme. The well equipped Language Lab facilitates total of 35 networked, Windows-compatible computers for in-class and independent work for the students to converse in English with ease and confidence. The lab provides high class SW 4.0 software support which makes it easier for students to master language skills. It has been specially set up to conduct advanced research and training in English and foreign languages (Arabic, Chinese, French, German, Spanish, Italian, Russian, Japanese, Korean, Persian, Turkish) in the areas of Teacher Education, Literature, Linguistics, Interdisciplinary and Cultural Studies. The equipment and programs allow students to utilize spelling and grammar checks for all the foreign languages. To participate in Virtual Immersion sessions with classes from other countries, students are allowed to access recorded oral assignments and watch digitized videos from the CCEFL Lab film collection. Some digitized audio and video content can even be accessed directly from the Lab website under the remote access tab. The centre also offers certificate courses in Phonetics, Dictionary use, Grammar, Literary Translation, Public speaking, Competitive exams etc.
Seminar Hall: Two well equipped and air conditioned Auditorium and Seminar Hall provide easily accessible platforms for students to showcase their talents through various activities, presentations and talks. Located in different blocks of the building, they present a kaleidoscopic view of various activities organized in SDMC for students at all levels. The seminar halls with modern furnishings and acoustics have been provided to conduct paper presentation, workshops and debates, inter collegiate competitions and guest lectures.
Cafeteria: The cafeteria is one of its kind in architecture, ambience, space and facilities serves healthy and hygienic vegetarian food at a subsidized rate. The advanced technology used in roofing and interiors have caught the sight of many. A self-service system is adopted for the user convenience.