KLE BK College, Chikodi
KLE Society's

Basavaprabhu kore arts, Science & Commerce College
Chikodi

Re Accredited with "A" by NAAC, Bangalore

The KLE Society, which was founded in 1916, has been playing a key role in the academic and socio-economic uplift of North Karnataka region. KLE is synonymous with India's Educational Spectrum . Its success story, of the nearly ten decades portrays the dedication with which millions of the people worked selflessly in the making of the `KLE'. Its 250 institutions spread across Karnataka. Maharashtra, Goa, Delhi,etc,narrate amazing stories differently . Our alumni, spread across the world are our brand ambassadors promoting KLE Culture.

The Saptarshis"- (Seven Saintly teachers) a band of seven self-less, dedicated and inspiring young graduates had determined to establish an educational institution. They had set before them as beacon lights the ideals of Truth, Love, Service and Self-Sacrifice. With poignant desires, fertile imagination and a mission to fulfill, the founder life-members started on the 13th day of November 1916 the Anglo Vernacular School in a rented building in the fort area of Belagavi, which heralded the beginning of the Karnatak Lingayat Education Society.

Over the years, the institutions from Kindergarten to Post-Graduation found their place in the educational map of the K.L.E. Society. At present, this educational empire is running the institutions in all the spheres of knowledge such as, Humanities, Physical Science, Medical Science, Agricultural Science. Engineering and Technology. etc. The society has entered into collaboration with as many as fourteen foreign Universities.

Taking health care services to door steps of poor, needy and downtrodden people through 2400 beds, K.L.E S Dr. Prabhakar Kore Hospital and Medical Research Centre, Belagavi, has been identified by the survey conducted by India's Express Health Care magazine confirms the ranking of the hospital as one of the best hospitals in South India.

Initiating a number of new academic programmes through its constituent colleges, K.L.E. University. under its Chancellor Dr. Prabhakar Kore, is now focusing on Biomedical research by receiving research grants from the National Institute of Health, U.S.A. and the World Health Organization.

In the course of 10 decades size its inception, the society has established 250 institutions. It has employed 16000 personnel and about 1.25.000 students are studying in its institutions. Because of the outstanding contributions made by K.L.E. Society in the field of education under the Chairmanship of Dr. Prabhakar Kore M.P.. Kamatak University, Dharwad honoured him with a Doctorate. Similarly, the Government of Karnataka has awarded him "Kamatak Rajyotsav Prashasti". Dr. Prabhakar Kore M.P., "Arya Ithata" awardee, is also the Chairman of the Task Force of Belagavi District. The K.L.E. Society is never complacent with its present achievements. In these days of globalization the society has geared up to be global.