The Planning, Monitoring and Evaluation Board was established in the year 2002 as per the provisions contained in section 35 of Karnataka State Universities Act, 2000. As per the KSU Act, the main objectives of the PMEB is to plan the academic and research programmes, interdisciplinary activities; interaction with outside agencies for academic, research, training and related extension activities. PMEB is also monitor the implementation and progress of academic and research activities in the University.
The Director is independent whole-time officer of PMEB and is a member of Academic Council vide section 30(1)(xiv) of KSU Act. There were EIGHT DIRECTORS discharged their duties from the year 2002 to till now. Presently, Prof. N.K.Lokanath is the Director of the PMEB.