The Department of Collegiate Education has been striving to make quality higher education, affordable and accessible to all sections of students. The Department has been taking keen interest to see that students belonging to the most backward communities, women and rural students are not deprived of Higher Education. Government First Grade College, Koppal is started in June 2002 with just 108 students in a small building of Government Primary School (Sardar Street School), Koppal. Since, then the college has come a long way with its own set of problems and accomplished phenomenal growth. The Government First Grade College, Koppal has been playing vital role in development and spread of higher education (UG Level) in this area. The college has been trying to make its students more active and productive not only for self but also for society.
The College is affiliated to Vijayanagara Sri Krishnadevaraya University, Ballari and offers BA, B.Com, BBA and B.Sc courses. Co-curricular activities such as NSS, Sports, Rovers and Rangers, Youth Red Cross, Cultural etc. are available.
The College has experienced and qualified teaching and non-teaching staff to cater to the needs of the students. The college has good Library, Laboratory and such other facilities. The college has track record of good results.