A group of enlightened citizens of Malleshwaram felt a need to open a college in Malleshwaram particularly to provide facilities to girl students, who had to go as far as Maharanis College for their courses in higher learning. The founders Sri. G. A. Acharya, Prof.B.R. Subba Rao, Sri. M.Chinnaswamy, Sri M. R. Narasimha Iyengar, Prof. M. P. L. Sastry and Smt Vimala Rangachar responded to this need by starting an intermediate college in 15th Cross, Malleshwaram, and started the institution in 1956-57 with a student strength of 68.
In its infant stages the MES INSTITUTIONS was housed in a small dwelling Anandashram, which recalled the ancient Guru Kula with a good rapport between the small number of students and their teachers. From this humble beginning the college has grown gradually into a full-fledged college.
MES has grown with its ideal of spreading academic culture in several ways. Its aim has always been to provide value based education at affordable cost and to strive for the cultural growth of the student. The college celebrated its Silver Jubilee in 1982 and Golden Jubilee in 2006.
In the course of its historical development MES Institutions has acquired great prominence not only in Karnataka but also in the country. At present MES institutions manages Two Schools, Four PU Colleges, Three Degree Colleges, PG & Research Centre. Anybody who enters MES Institutions will feel and experience the silken touch of care, compassion and concern, which embody the philosophy of learning pursued here. Consequently character, confidence and credibility evolve.
As a premier institution in Karnataka the Mysore Education Society caters to the educational needs of 15000 Students at various Levels With about………..Teaching staff and ………. Non Teaching staff. The MES Group of institutions have helped in realising the aspirations of generation of students. Students from MES institutions have excellence in every area of educations and now occupy prominent positions in society. Many stalwarts in Sports, Music, Arts, Administration, Politics have emerged out of MES Institutions and have become worthy citizens of the nation.