The department of Kannada, JSS College for women, chamarajanagara, has a history of 42 years. Founded in the year 1967, the department has been over the years maturated and expanded by competent heads of the department.
Most of the Kannada professors who have worked in this college, have contributed a lot to the field of literature culture.
Well known story writer professor A.S Jayaram is a well known critic. He has published a book named as "Swagatha prakasha" containing critical articles on literature.
Well known story writer K Veerabhadra has published a few story books in Kannada. He has translated some Bengali novels to Kannada.
Malayuru Guruswamy is a very popular teacher, novelist and orator, who has served as the head of the department of Kannada.