Sri Bhuvanendra College a premier institution around Karkala was established during 1960 by the Manipal Academy of General Education with the support and encouragements provided by Karkala citizens. The college has provided the opportunities for the people in and around KARKALA SPECIALLY the rural poor to pursue higher education in science, commerce and arts subjects and many of them have occupied important positions both in India and abroad and have contributed significantly for the overall development of the society as a whole. During the past five decades more than 25,000 students have passed out of this college and have joined the mainstream of the Nation and feel proud to be identified as Bhuvanite-Alumni of this college. The college has already celebrated its golden jubilee during 2010 in a befitting manner and large number of old students and citizens of Karkala participated.
The old students association which was college students through scholarships and also to support the college in infrastructure developments. During the Golden jubilee Celebration year, the old students association came forward enthusiastically to serve their alma meter in a significant way by constructing a large and modern “Indoor Stadium” at a cost of about Rs.1.00 (One) crore, at the college premises in Memory of the college first PRINCIPAL PROF.K.Damodar Kini who was greatly responsible to build and shape the college to what it is today. He was a great disciplinarian and also man of kind heart and was appreciated by one and all.
The old students association having large number of members aims to rejuvenate and stream line its activities so as to serve its Alma meter in the years to come. For this purpose the existing Sri Bhuvanendra College Old Students Association has decided to formally register as Sri Bhuvanendra College Old Students Association (SBCOSA) under the Karnataka Societies Registration Act, 1960.