About Us

Kateel Ashok Pai Memorial Institute (KAPMI) is a fledging college started by Manasa Trust, Shivamogga. Lt. Dr. K A Ashok Pai, was an internationally renowned community psychiatrist, writer, film maker, philanthropist and a pioneer in the field of mental health. KAPMI (Affiliated to Kuvempu University and Recognized by the Govt. of Karnataka) started in memory of this great visionary, aims to provide higher education in the field of psychology and humanities, in an attempt to build a healthier society.

KAPMI located in the heart of Shivamogga city, is very close to main bus and railway stations. The college is well equipped and self-contained, providing an enriching academic atmosphere. It has spacious and well-ventilated classrooms, a library which is well equipped with reference books, journals, e-books, reading room facility. Modernized teaching aids, medical consultancy, computer lab, psychology lab & Student friendly amenities.

As an academic institution KAPMI strives to shape young students who can become professionals and contributes as citizens of the nation. The college is committed to the all-round personality development of students by providing opportunities to participate in a wide variety of cultural activities, separate training programs and competitions designed to bring out their best talents. The college has well qualified teaching faculty who not only have concern for academic excellence but also provide motivation for personality development. The college is unique and student friendly, dedicating itself to the motto of quality education.

Our Prime Concern

Our prime concern is “to prepare students to meet the challenges of tomorrow with creativity, spirit, intelligence, competence and responsibility. Our education fosters values of sharing service and justice, thereby leading to a more equitable and human society”. We strive to mould our students into determined and young adults, who, in their pursuit of excellence, will also uphold moral values and would be willing to work towards enriching the lives of others. Kateel Ashok Pai Memorial institute has a wide array of cultural, sports and personality development programmes designed to bring best in students. We have well qualified, trained, motivated faculty to make this College of Shivamogga a unique one.