- About College
Saligrama is the fifth biggest Town by area in the sub district of Mysuru and is situated on the north bank of the river Kaveri, this place is esteemed as sacred by the Shri Vaishnavas on account of its having been the residence of Sri Ramanujacharya. It is a hobli and taluk headquarters of the Saligrama Taluk. it was established as a new taluk carving out of K. R. Nagar taluk with effect from 31.12.2020 and become ninth taluk of Mysore district of Karnataka, India.
The Government of Karnataka opened a new chapter in higher education by commencing first grade colleges in rural areas. Govt. First Grade College in Saligrama is a sequel of this revolution. The college was started in the year 2006 with a humble beginning of one undergraduate program with 17 students. In the past years the college has grown from strength to strength in terms of students and academic programmes. Presently more than 700 students with more than half of them are female students shaping their destiny in BA, BCom and BBA courses. Most of the students belongs to economically weaker section. The of providing quality education at affordable cost is realized by the establishment of this college.
New chapter began in the history of the college in January 2011. The college was relocated to new building, not only spacious but also equipped with the state-of-art facilities. These facilities beckoned students from far and wide. Additional rest rooms and laboratories to the departments of Geography and Computer Application were added in course of time. Our commitment to provide quality education received shot in the arm. The college became the centre of curricular and co-curricular actives all these years. We gradually started to move towards providing the best learning experience in an ideal environment.
In the year 2013 undergraduate programme in commerce was commenced. The enrolment of students is increasing by 10% every year. The result in the university examination is also very good. A good number of students continue their education in various post graduate programmes. Gandhi Study Centre educates the students on moral and ethical aspects. Placement Cell aims to empower the students to face the challenges of employment market.
We continuously upgrade teaching skills, innovative teaching using latest technology, encouraging participatory learning, organizing study tours, industry academia interaction are our special ways to make us more effective. The quality of teaching learning is periodically reviewed by getting feedback from different stake holders. Facilities like e-library with national and international journals with best equipped reading room facilities, ICT infrastructure caters to the needs of knowledge hungry learners. Amenities like rest room for women, photo copying facility, Scholarships and reward from memorial endowment funds are the specialties to make learning easy.