The Government First Grade College, Doddaballapur finds its pride of place in the history of Karnataka by being one of the oldest institutions in providing higher education. Like the humble beginning of a great tree in a tiny seed, the origin of the college. Started modestly as an Intermediate college, the institution has grown to include undergraduate courses in Arts, Science, Commerce and Management and post graduation courses in Commerce, Political Science and History.
Presently the college has undergraduate and post graduate courses for boys and girls in the stream of Arts, Commerce & management and Science affiliated to Bangalore University. Presently 2010 have enrolled for the undergraduate programs. The college students have also contributed to the cultural progress of the society.
The college offers Bachelor degree and post graduate courses. A variety of teaching and learning techniques are employed to impart knowledge and skills to students at Doddaballapur Government First Grade College in its various departments. The college is well developed all modern facilities. The College campus is vast, well planned with airy lecture rooms with ICT facilities, well furnished laboratories and modern computer laboratory.
College offers courses Bachelor of Arts with specialization in History, Economics, Political science, Bachelor of Arts with specialization in History, Economics, sociology, Bachelor of Arts with specialization in History, Optional Kannada, Journalism, Bachelor of Science with specialization in Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics, Bachelor of Commerce, Bachelor of Business Management, Master of Commerce, Master of Arts in Political Science and history.
The college has a vibrant cultural and academic life. Each department sponsors extra-curricular lectures and discussion and, in general, tries to stimulate interest in the subject. There are many academic and cultural associations covering a wide range of activities.
The College awards a number of prizes to students for high achievement in academic and extra-curricular activities. Scholarships and other financial aid are given to deserving students on the basis of need-cum-merit.
Co-curricular activities play an important role on the campus. The individual departmental associations and committees organize workshops, seminars and group discussions. These promote self-reliance, self Esteem, self confidence and ability to work with others as members of a team. Students are encouraged to participate in cultural activities. Many of Alumni of this institution have made their name and fame earned by obtaining national and international recognitions in their respective fields.