Vijaya Evening College is the third evening college to complete fifty years. It is the largest evening college in the country with the strength of 1200 students. Affiliated to Bangalore University, the college is celebrating its Golden Jubilee in 2016. It offers courses in B.A, B.Sc. and B.Com wherein it is the only premier evening college in Karnataka offering B.Sc. It provides quality education to all sections of society, particularly championing the cause of economically weaker sections and working enthusiasts.
It is the most preferred college for students pursuing Chartered Accountancy Course to complete their graduation in Commerce. Since its inception in 1966, the college has been promoting value based education in tune with the growing demands of the industry and inculcating human values. It fosters social responsibility among students and focuses on continuous improvement through comprehensive feedback. Having strong and dedicated alumni strength, the college aims at greater achievements. The students are placed in various multi-national companies and government sector offices during placement drives.
Vijaya Evening College is rendering its service to all the learners in academic pursuit, under the guidance of BHSHES Management.
To quench the thirst for knowledge, a full- fledged library is provided for the students and the staff. The library boasts of some of the rarest collections and national award winning titles to cater to the needs of the reader. The college has 21220 volumes of books. In addition, National and International Magazines, Journals and Newspapers are also provided. A spirited library staff hastens the process of finding the right book in quick time. A spacious reading room is provided for the readers to read dailies, weeklies and general magazines in English, Kannada and Hindi which enlighten them on current affairs. Library is open on all working days between 4 pm and 9 pm.
The college has two computer labs to facilitate the student community. The Computer Science Department creates an opportunity for students to develop their career in Information Technology. It helps in understanding the concepts and practices of modern software technologies. It creates awareness among students about the basics of computer language which could be useful for them in their working places. The college also offers add-on courses in Computer Science during vacation.
VEC conducts various cultural and literary activities for students to give them a platform to showcase their talents. Every year several events like folk song, film song, light music, devotional song, rangoli, drawing, debate, pick and speak, spot light, cooking without fire, fruit and vegetable arrangement, ikebana and essay contests are held with great gusto. The participation in these events will be overwhelming.
VEC strongly believes that sports play a pivotal role in shaping the mindset of a student. The college conducts both indoor and outdoor games. Shuttle Badminton, Chess, Carrom, Short pitch Cricket, Volley Ball and Throw Ball are conducted every year to enliven the spirits of the students. Annual Athletic Meet is conducted wherein many field and track events are held. Special Guests add to the glory of these occasions and encourage the students with their inspiring speeches and achievements.
BLOOD DONATION CAMP
VEC dedicates itself to the service of society. A life-saving initiative like blood donation camp is mooted by VEC every year. Well-known hospitals like NIMHANS, Victoria, Bowring and social organizations like Lions, Rotary and Rashtrothana blood banks have been the service providers to take precious blood to the beneficiaries. The student participation in these drives is encouraging as they donate hundreds of sachets of blood every year.
Apart from the in-house experts in various subjects, who cater to the need of evening college students, the college invites the subject and industry experts from outside and organizes guest lectures on relevant topics. VEC is indebted to those scholars for their inspiring words.