K.L.E. Society's Arts and Commerce College Gadag was started in the year 1985-86 has the distinctive characteristics of its own. Till 2011-12 it was affiliated to Women's University, Bijapur and was named as K. L. E. Society Women's Arts and Commerce College. It was mainly due to the efforts made by His Holiness Jagadguru Dr. Siddaling Maha Swamiji of Jagadguru Tontadarya Samsthana Math Dambal-Gadag, office bearers and members of AkkanaBalaga Gadag, and various stake holders the college for Women the only one of the kind in Gadag was established.
Presently the college is affiliated to Karnatak University, Dharwad and is proud enough to be under the banner of K.L.E. Society, Belgaum, which is running 240 plus institutions throughout India and abroad.
Affiliation : Our College is affiliated to the Karnatak University, Dharwad and it was Re- accredited at 'B' Grade by NAAC in 2010.