Following the Successful establishment of the PU College, Bhatkal Education Trust, Bhatkal, took the baton forward by starting Shree Guru Sudhindra Degree College, Bhatkal, commenced with the divine blessings of H.H. Shrimad Sudhindra Teertha Swamiji of Shree Samsthan Kashi Muth, affiliated to Karnataka University, Dharwad. It imparts graduate level studies in Arts, Science and Commerce. Since its inception in 1997-98, the college has been recognized as one of the premier educational institutions of the region. It is also an “Un-Aided” self financing institution and serves without any financial support from Government.
Efforts are being made to obtain registration for grants announced by University Grant Commission.