ABOUT COLLEGE AND LOCATION
Government First Grade College Ramanagara is situated 50 km away from Bangalore City on Bangalore-Mysore High Way. It was established in the year 1982 as one of the premier educational institution as Municipal First Grade College, Ramanagara.
In 1992, it was taken over by the Government of Karnataka and brought under the purview of Department of collegiate education. Government First Grade College Ramanagara is affiliated to Bangalore University, Bangalore.
The college was accredited by NAAC in 2005 with B+ and Re-accredited in the year 2015 with B grade. In 2012-13 the college has got recognized by the UGC under 2(f) and 12(b) section. Since 2014-15 the college has been funded by RUSA.
The institution was planning for third cycle accreditation by NAAC in the month of November 2020, however due to covid-19 lock-down it has lapsed. The college is located in the heart of the city which is a hub of educational activities catering to the diverse needs of students from rural and agrarian society background. The Institute is sprawled on over 3.9 acres of land with lush green campus.
The college has enough infrastructure to accommodate quite a good number of students of UG and PG with various programs. The college offers UG programs like B.A (HES, HEP, HEP (English Medium) HEP (Kannada Medium), HEG, HEK, HPG, JES), B. Sc. (CBBt,CBMb,SBBt,PMCs, PCM) B.Com and B.B.A as per Bangalore University regulations. In 2013-14, PG programs like M.Com and M.A in Political Science were started keeping in mind the needs of students to pursue Post-Graduation.
The college has well experienced and competent regular faculty and enthusiastic and committed guest faculty members to effectively carry out the existing workload in the respective departments. Twelve faculty members have Ph.D degree as their highest qualification, twenty members have M.Phil. degree to their credit and ten members have cleared UGC NET/SLET. The institution has eight non-teaching staff and they are and active enough to support and complement the academic activities of the college. The stakeholders have exposure to various aspects of learning by making use of ICT, well equipped laboratories, resourceful library, multi- gym, certificate courses, Value added courses, field visits, industrial visits, study tours and project works.
Institution has various units for co- curricular aspects to reach out to the society such as NCC, NSS, Rovers and Rangers, Red Cross and Rotaract Club which will carry out periodical programs as a part of students’ intrinsic and extrinsic growth.
The placement Cell of the college provides students with required counseling and training through various organizations and conducts job fairs in association with other departments/organizations.
The Institution has active IQAC committee in place to chalk out the plan of actions annually to enhance the quality of academic pursuits.
Various committees like Time Table, Discipline, Attendance, Cultural, Students Counseling And Grievances, Women Empowerment, Anti-Ragging And Anti-Sexual Harassment Committee, Obc, Minority And Sc/St Cells have been formed for the smooth conduct of administration, to address various issues and academic enhancement. Mentors and class representatives have been nominated for each class and college committees to discuss academic and co-curricular activities of the college and the issues related to each class and redress them.
SAKALA and MYTHRI 24/7 helpline is in place as the initiative of the government to redress the grievances of the students on time.
Students are provided with various scholarship benefits sponsored by both the Government of India and Government of Karnataka such as Sanchi Honnamma exclusively meant for female students, Vidhya-Siri, C V Raman scholarship for Science students and in general OBC, Social Welfare, Minority and several non-governmental organization Scholarships, Fees re-imbursement for female students by Government of Karnataka and free ships.
In view of encouraging the good performing students, the institution has established endowment fund scheme, funded by some of the staff members of the college which has been giving endowment prizes to the meritorious students who score more marks in various subjects since 2014.
Government First Grade College, Ramanagara has been recognized as Lead College which is functioning in co-ordination with existing government colleges in the district. Institution is striving to more student oriented facilities and also creating academic ambience for good teaching-learning process.
It is being an adding feather to the cap of the institution the Department of Collegiate Education, Karnataka has selected our college to introduce 4 year Integrated B.A / B. Sc. B.Ed dual degree program from the academic year 2020-21.
Initiative is also made by the department to start language lab to facilitate students to hone the skills of language communication to overcome the language barrier.
- Ø To impart quality education with values by the dedicated staff to cater to the needs of the learners and equip them to face the current competitive scenario through innovative methods for accelerating academic progress
- Ø To provide exposure to the students about the changing trends in academic and career pursuit thereby fostering intrinsic growth.
- Ø To utilize the infrastructure for technology enabled education for effective teaching-learning experience.
To provide an all-round nurturing environment to the learners and mould them as good citizens of the society.