Acharya Pathasala College is one of the oldest institutions of Bangalore south and has completed its Golden Jubilee in the year 2011. Prof. N. Ananthachar had a passion for teaching and felt the need for higher education. He considered higher education as instrumental in transforming the society. In keeping with the vision of our founder, A.P.S College continues to provide an education which is relevant and appropriate for students’ competence and employability. Our dedicated staff members are enthusiastically working to promote the all-round development of the students. The college provides quality education to all sections of the society with nominal fees. The college has a PG center in Economics since two years. The Management is encouraging the commencement of a research center in Economics subject to the approval by the University. The College conducts many student centric programs and activities aimed at academic and human excellence. Our students have participated in various competitions at university level, and inter-collegiate level and brought laurels to the institution bagging trophies and medals in curricular and co-curricular activities. The students from the Psychology and Music departments participated in various programs and competitions conducted by the Bangalore University and Doordarshan and won prizes. The NCC unit of the college has bagged the Best Institution trophy successively for four years. NSS activities of social service and blood donation camps are highly appreciated. I am grateful to our management for their const support and encouragement in all our endeavors.