About Us


The RES was founded in 1941 by the renowned educationist and true follower of Gandhi, Sri. S. Kariappa. When he was studying in Maharaja College Mysore, he had a vision to become an educationist. He expressed his zeal before his ideal Prof. Wadia when he was asked to reveal his dream about future. After completing his graduation, he came to his home town the then Kankanahalli. He started his school in the thatched hut and gradually his dream of educating the rural poor and illiterate people had become a reality. At present, Rural Education Society has 9 institutions from primary to higher education. institutions are in the same campus in Kanakapura town that has 21.5 acres of land and other 2 institutions are in Sathanuru, one of the Hoblies of Kanakapura Taluk. The present management has 14 members and its president is Sri. H.K. Srikanta.


The Rural College was founded in 1955 by late Sri. S Kariappa, a great visionary educationist and true Gandhian who wanted to literate his mass poor rustic people in the villages and to empower them with education. The Rural College has produced thousands of highly educated people who have spread across the globe occupying some prestigious positions both in bureaucracy and in private sector. Earlier it was a science college with a purpose of inculcating scientific temperament Among the students and to remove superstitions in the village illiterate community. Now our college has all the disciplines that include Arts, Commerce, Science, Administration and BCA courses in the UG programs and MA in History and Kannada and M.Com courses in the PG programs along with Research Centre offering qualitative education without donation to the rural students.

Our vision is to offer educational opportunities which provide information and skills, and also imbibe scientific temper to meet the diverse needs for living in the area of globalization and to inculcate creativity among students to face the challenges of a world full of relentless competition.

To strive in all respects to make Rural College Kanakapura a campus of excellence by relentless efforts for continuous improvement of the personality of students to face the challenges of life.

• To make Rural College, Kanakapura a center of scientific excellence.
• To provide value based education even to the poorest of the poor in
• To make the campus eco-friendly, to demonstrate to the community
• To design graduate programs which are creative and meaningful?
• The vision, mission, goals and objectives of the institution are communicated by imparting knowledge and skills through traditional and non- traditional teaching methods and student’s participation in the learning process.

1 Code Of Conduct
Code Of Professional Ethics(As Per the Gazette of India :Extraordinary )

I. Teachers and their Responsibilities:

Whoever adopts teaching as a profession assumes the obligation to conduct himself / herself in accordance with the ideal of the profession. A teacher is constantly under the scrutiny of his students and the society at large. Therefore, every teacher should see that there is no incompatibility between his precepts and practice. The national ideals of education which have already been set forth and which he/she should seek to inculcate among students must be his/her own ideals. The profession further requires that the teacher should be calm, patient and communicative by temperament and amiable in disposition.

 Teacher should:

  1. Adhere to a responsible pattern of conduct and demeanor expected of them by the community;
  2. Manage their private affairs in a manner consistent with the dignity of the profession;
  3. Seek to make professional growth continuous through study and research;
  4. Express free and frank opinion by participation at professional meetings, seminars, conferences etc., towards the contribution of knowledge;
  5. Maintain active membership of professional organisations and strive to improve education and profession through them;
  6. Perform their duties in the form of teaching, tutorials, practical’s, seminars and research work, conscientiously and with dedication;
  7. Discourage and not indulge in plagiarism and other non ethical behavior in teaching and research;
  8. Abide by the Act, Statute and Ordinance of the University and to respect its ideals, vision, mission, cultural practices and tradition;
  9. Co-operate and assist in carrying out the functions relating to the educational responsibilities of the college and the university, such as: assisting in appraising applications for admission, advising and counselling students as well as assisting the conduct of university and college examinations, including supervision, invigilation and evaluation; and
  10. Participate in extension, co-curricular and extra-curricular activities, including the community service.

II. Teachers and Students 

Teachers should:

  1. Respect the rights and dignity of the student in expressing his/her opinion;
  2. Deal justly and impartially with students regardless of their religion, caste, gender, political, economic, social and physical characteristics;
  3. Recognise the difference in aptitude and capabilities among students and strive to meet their individual needs;
  4. Encourage students to improve their attainments, develop their personalities and at the same time contribute to community welfare;
  5. Inculcate among students scientific temper, spirit of inquiry and ideals of democracy, patriotism, social justice, environmental protection and peace;
  6. Treat the students with dignity and not behave in a vindictive manner towards any of them for any reason;
  7. Pay attention to only the attainment of the student in the assessment of merit;
  8. Make themselves available to the students even beyond their class hours and help and guide students without any remuneration or reward;
  9. Aid students to develop an understanding of our national heritage and national goals; and
  10. Refrain from inciting students against other students, colleagues or administration.

III. Teachers and Colleagues

 Teachers should:

  1. Treat other members of the profession in the same manner as they themselves wish to be treated;
  2. Speak respectfully of other teachers and render assistance for professional betterment;
  3. Refrain from making unsubstantiated allegations against colleagues to higher authorities; and
  4. Refrain from allowing considerations of caste, creed, religion, race or sex in their professional endeavor.

IV. Teachers and Authorities

 Teachers should:

  1. Discharge their professional responsibilities according to the existing rules and adhere to procedures and methods consistent with their profession in initiating steps through their own institutional bodies and / or professional organizations for change of any such rule detrimental to the professional interest;
  2. Refrain from undertaking any other employment and commitment, including private tuitions and coaching classes which are likely to interfere with their professional responsibilities;
  3. Co-operate in the formulation of policies of the institution by accepting various offices and discharge responsibilities which such offices may demand;
  4. Co-operate through their organisations in the formulation of policies of the other institutions and accept offices;
  5. Co-operate with the authorities for the betterment of the institutions keeping in view the interest and in conformity with the dignity of the profession;
  6. Adhere to the terms of contract;
  7. Give and expect due notice before a change of position takes place; and
  8. Refrain from availing themselves of leave except on unavoidable grounds and as far as practicable with prior intimation, keeping in view their particular responsibility for completion of academic schedule.

V. Teachers and Non-Teaching Staff

Teachers should :

  1. Treat the non-teaching staff as colleagues and equal partners in a cooperative undertaking, within every educational institution;
  2. Help in the functioning of joint-staff councils covering both the teachers and the non-teaching staff.

 VI. Teachers and Guardians

Teachers should:

  1. Try to see through teachers’ bodies and organisations, that institutions maintain contact with the guardians, their students, send reports of their performance to the guardians whenever necessary and meet the guardians in meetings convened for the purpose for mutual exchange of ideas and for the benefit of the institution

VII. Teachers and Society 

Teachers should:

  1. Recognise that education is a public service and strive to keep the public informed of the educational programmes which are being provided;
  2. Work to improve education in the community and strengthen the community’s moral and intellectual life ;
  3. Be aware of social problems and take part in such activities as would be conducive to the progress of society and hence the country as a whole;
  4. Perform the duties of citizenship, participate in community activities and shoulder responsibilities of public offices;
  5. Refrain from taking part in or subscribing to or assisting in any way activities, which tend to promote feeling of hatred or enmity among different communities, religions or linguistic groups but actively work for national integration.

College Principal should:

a)    Provide inspirational and motivational value-based academic and executive leadership to the college through policy formation, operational management, optimization of human resources and concern for environment and sustainability;

b)    Conduct himself/herself with transparency, fairness, honesty, highest degree of ethics and decision making that is in the best interest of the college;

c)     Act as steward of the College’s assets in managing the resources responsibility, optimally, effectively and efficiently for providing a conducive working and learning environment;

d)    Promote the collaborative, shared and consultative work culture in the college, paving way for innovative thinking and ideas;

e)    Endeavour to promote a work culture and ethics that brings about quality, professionalism, satisfaction and service to the nation and society.

f)     Adhere to a responsible pattern of conduct and demeanor expected of them by the community;

g)    Manage their private affairs in a manner consistent with the dignity of the profession;

h)    Discourage and not indulge in plagiarism and other non ethical behaviour in teaching and research;

i)     Participate in extension, co-curricular and extra-curricular activities, including the community service.

j)      Refrain from allowing considerations of caste, creed, religion, race, gender or sex in their professional endeavour.

Director Physical Education and Sports (University/College)/Librarian (University/College) should:

  1. Adhere to a responsible pattern of conduct and demeanor expected of them by the community;
  2. Manage their private affairs in a manner consistent with the dignity of the profession;
  3. Discourage and not indulge in plagiarism and other non-ethical behaviour in teaching and research;
  4. Participate in extension, co-curricular and extra-curricular activities, including the community service.

2.   Code of Non – Conduct for  Teaching Staff

  1. The support staff should acquaint themselves with the College policies and adhere to them to their best ability.
  2. They should be punctual as their prior presence is required daily for the commencement and smooth functioning of college activities
  3. Each of them should perform the duties he has been assigned sincerely and diligently as well as with accountability.
  4. Every staff employed in the college shall stay within the college during office hours and discharge his/ her duties efficiently and diligently and maintain honesty, integrity, fairness and total quality management in all activities with mutual respect.
  5. Administrative/ Support staff would carry out official decisions and policies faithfully and impartially, seeking to attain the highest possible standards of performances.
  6. The support staff has to maintain the confidentiality of the records and other sensitive matters
  7. No support staff should be under the influence of drugs or alcohol during office hours
  8. The support staff should show no discrimination on basis of gender, caste or religion
  9. Notify their in-charge if they are unable to come to work. Submit leave application to the concerned on time.

3. Code of Conduct For Students

The students of the institution are expected to observe/follow the Institutional Code of Conduct and be self-discipline:

a)    Students must be present in the daily assembly session.

b)    Students must arrive to the college premises 10 minutes prior to the assembly.

c)     Every student must obtain Identity card and library card.

d)    Students must wear the college uniform on the prescribed days.

e)    Students should regularly attend all the sessions of the college every day.

f)     Student must participate in all curricular, co-curricular and extra-curricular activities conducted in the college.

g)    College campus must be maintained clean and green.

h)    Ragging is banned in the college campus.

i)     Sexual harassment is strictly banned and disciplinary action will be taken on the reported incident.

j)      Using Mobile phone in the college premises is strictly prohibited.

k)    Students are not allowed to loiter around the corridors.

l)     Strict silence must be maintained in the library and while passing in the corridors.

m)  Smoking, chewing of tobacco and consumption of alcohol is strictly prohibited.

n)    Do not damage any college property.

o)    Students must obey and abide to the rules and regulations of the institution issued time to time.