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Ajekar Padma Gopal Education Trust is a Public Education Trust developed and created by Dr. Sudhakar Shetty, M. Sc., Ph. D., the renowned educationist and well known personality hailing from a rural village of Karkala Taluk. Dr.Sudhakar Shetty has done his Ph.D from NITK Surathkal and guided many students for their M.Phil & Research. Also he has published many mathematics research papers in National/International refereed journals and delivered talks at many Universities in India and Abroad.

Dr. Sudhakar Shetty has trained many students for CET, AIEEE, IIT-JEE and the students who have studied under his guidance have occupied top positions in almost all the national and multinational companies, not only in India but outside the country as well. Thus he has become an ideal mentor for the young student community.

This success of hard work and inner drive to serve the society has inspired Dr.Shetty to start an institution, 'KARKALA JNANA SUDHA P.U.COLLEGE' and thereby give contribution to the society which has brought his personality to this height.

With the permission of Govt. of Karnataka, Karkala Jnana Sudha P.U. College has been established in the Academic year 2011-12.


  • President : Dr.Sudhakar Shetty
  • Secretary : Smt. Vidyavathi S. Shetty

Governing Council

Sri Karunakara Shetty, M.Com, M.P.Ed. Sri Ganapathi Pai, Karkala
Dr. Prakash Shenoy, M.Sc., Ph.D Dr. Akshatha Shetty, B.E., M.Tech, Ph.D
Dr. Santhosh Kumar Shetty, M.B.B.S. Sri A. Shanthiraj Hegde
Dr. Shetty Tara Prabhakar, M.B.B.S. (Medical Officer) Dr. Guruprasad G, B.A.M.S., M.D
Sri Ratan K. Shetty, B.E.(PUNE) Sri Raghuram Shetty, B.E. (USA)
Mr. Anil Kumar Jain, M.Sc., M.Phil
Principal, Karkala JnanaSudha P.U.College Principal, Karkala JnanaSudha English Medium High School
  • Auditor : Sri K. Nithyananda Prabhu, Chartered Accountant
  • Legal Advisor : Prakash Acharya, B.A., LLB