Sri Durga Malleswara Siddhartha Mahila Kalasala was established in 1983 by the Siddhartha Academy of General and Technical Education with vision to create empowered women with great inner strength. The motto – ‘Aatma Deepobhava’ is the guiding force behind all the activities and programmes undertaken by the institution. The institution which was started with 140 students in 1983 has now transformed into a giant amongst its class. It is an ISO certified institution and secured 79th Rank in Indian rankings in 2017 conducted by NIRF. There are 2820 students in UG courses, 110 dedicated teaching staff and 52 diligent non-teaching staff who work for the well-being of the student fraternity. The college presently offers 19 programmes at UG level with Certificate and Value Added Courses, Entrepreneur Development Courses and Skill Development Courses in association with APSSDC. Participative learning methods, Personality Development programmes, co-curricular, extra-curricular activities, seminars, workshops and extension activities are the hall marks of the institution to transform students into wholesome personalities. The college has established an excellent academic tradition and contributed many a gem of students to various walks of life. The students of Siddhartha Mahila Kalasala are an amalgamation of academic competence and personal excellence. All these 36 years of its fruitful existence, the faculty have been working diligently and relentlessly to mould the students into knowledgeable, resourceful, creative, competent, morally upright and balanced personalities who are sensitive to human values.
As Swami Vivekananda advocated, the institution aims at ‘an education by which character is formed; strength of the mind is increased and the intellect is expanded’.