The National College, Jayanagar, Bangalore an Autonomous College is on the seventeen institutions being managed by the National Education Society of Karnataka, Basavanagudi, Bangalore that was established in 1917 with Nationalist ideals as the driving force. The College was started in 1965 and now it has grown into a leading institution of Higher Education. The College has contributed in a significant manner to the field of education.
The College campus has a grand auditorium Dr. H.N. Kalakshetra. It is an excellent platform in which several cultural events like dance, drama and music have been staged throughout the year. Dr H.N. Kalakshetra has also provided opportunities to students to showcase their theatrical skills and talents in Fine Arts.
The B.V. Jagadeesh Science Centre established in 2002 aims at popularizing the Basic Sciences among students from this College and from other educational institutions as well.
The College offers Under Graduate courses in the streams of B.A., B.Sc., B.C.A. & B.Com. and Post Graduate Courses in Physics, Mathematics and Commerce. From the academic year 2019-20 the College is offering 3 New Tech-Based Courses such as B.C.A. (Internet of Things), B.C.A. (Data Science) and B.Sc. (Bio-Medical Electronics). Moreover for the benefit of students the College conducts Add-On courses and various Certificate courses. The College has a pro-active Placement Cell conducting Soft Skill Programmes and Career Counseling Programmes that have empowered the students to be selected for jobs in reputed companies.
The institution has well equipped laboratories, a good digital library and sprawling sports field that have contributed to holistic education and complete Personality Development of students.