Prof. T.M.Vijaya, Principal, Degree College has over 30 years of teaching experience in the Department of Zoology. She was Head of the Department of Zoology for over 7 years prior to taking charge as Principal. She has held various positions as Member of Board of Studies of Bangalore University for Zoology and contributed to there structuring of practical syllabus for Bangalore University and as Member,Bangalore University Zoology Teachers Forum. She was also Chairperson,Board of Examiners, Bangalore University during the year 2013-14. She has been Coordinator of Women Development Center, MLACW, Member of Anti ragging Cell and Member of College Museum Committee. She is also currently Chairperson – Internal Quality Assurance Cell (IQAC).