About the college - Government First Grade College, HSR Layout, Bangalore started functioning in a temporary building attached to Government High School on 15.05.2007 and has completed thirteen years of valuable educational service. The College aims to mold the student community hailing mostly from the marginalized and weaker sections of the society into better individuals and guide them to contribute constructively towards national goals by upholding the values of secularism, national integration and social commitment. The primary aim of the institution is to enable the students to cope with the demands of the contemporary global scenario through effective transaction of the curricular and co-curricular aspects. Academic excellence, personality development and social orientation are our guiding principles. The strength of the institution is its qualified and committed faculty members, industrious administrative staff and good infrastructure, well equipped college library with INFLIBNET facility, WI-FI internet facility, EDUSAT facility and availability of computers, in a student ratio of 1:20, good academic ambience and enthusiastic students. The college has always been in frontline in fulfilling its responsibilities in terms of educational attainments and producing quality individuals.
The National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC) awarded the institution with ‘B’ Grade. GFGC, HSR, is growing into a leading educational institution on the map of Higher Education in the state.
The college provides holistic development. Constantly identifying value-additions to the university stipulated curriculum, the college designs balanced inputs of curricular and co-curricular components into its practice. The institution prepares students into self-reliant, independent thinking, globally relevant, skilled and socially useful citizens of the nation embedded with values to contribute in their own mite to the society.
Students in the campus have the due liberty tied with responsibility and discipline. The college encourages creative initiatives and lateral thinking. There is also encouragement to innovative activities. The fee structure as per government norms is affordable and refundable to girl students. Alumni presence is always acknowledged and noticeable in sports and cultural arena.
Students involvement is felt and seen in the key functioning of the college, in extension activities, community services and sustenance of academic environs. Parental and CDC acceptance have been of immense support for the college functioning. Scholars, veterans, experts and prominent citizens as visitors inspire with suggestions. The corporate sector, service industry and socio-cultural institutions look up to have the students from the college in their organizations (through placement cell). The staff members are aware of the importance of identifying and training different levels of leadership with a holistic perspective. Healthy academic relationship between faculty and students has enhanced the learning outcomes. Effort to maintain and preserve the joy of learning has guaranteed well for the institution. Immense support from the government and interdepartmental co-ordination makes the institution stand proud. While incorporating the changes demanded by the global and virtual world, the college has never sacrificed its stamp of originality, solid principles and quest for excellence. Preparation for the SSR - Cycle 2, has provided the opportunity to probe into the strengths and weaknesses of the institution and work towards the quest for excellence. The IQAC has spearheaded the mammoth task of bringing together different stakeholders to make the process of pursuit of quality participatory. The going, though tough, has been rewarding and every individual member of the institution has shouldered the responsibility with a sense of commitment. Ample opportunities come to students in the form of Co-Curricular (CC) and Extra-Curricular Activities (ECA) of NCC, NSS, Rangers, Red Cross and various other Cells and Associations to contribute their might towards nation building.