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Government First Grade Women's college is a Paramount Education Institution in Tumakuru established in the academic year 2014-15 as per G.O.No.ED123/Info/2013 Bangalore dated 31.08.2013. .Since its inception it has been giving good strenth to teaching,extention activities and development. Under the umbrella of higher education, we have been working with all proud and contentment.As per the guidelines of the Tumkur University our Institution offers core subjects,compulsory subjects and elective subjects to students of other departments under the Choice Based Credit System (CBCS). It provides understanding between intra-subjects which helps to inclusive development into social-polotical,Science,Computer application, and Commerce issues.In the academic year 2021-22,the institution has adopted NEP-2020 under the guidance of Government of Karnataka.

Looking at the strength of the Govenment First Grade Women's College, Government of Karnataka sanctioned 1.03 acres of land (average one and half acres of land) and supported to grow. The strength of the girls is near equivalent to strength of the boys. Despite these gains, government thought of''Gender Equity is not only a fundamental human right,but a necessary foundation for a prosperity and sustainability of women empowerment". The year 2014 is the memorable year in the history of Tumakuru. Government of Karnataka sanctioned "Government First Grade Women's College' by knowing that  education begins at home by mother.So educatingg women is educating the society so as "Girl's pen is their Sword'. defines the women employability.With the growing quality and assurance of knowledge in the field of Arts,Commerce,Science and Computer.the institution enhances self-reliance. Under this roof, Strength of  the college during 2014-15  was 249 and gradually increased to 1411 in the year 2019.The effect of COVID-19 falls on our strength also which decreased to 1211 in the year 2020. It is negligible count.

In spite of all these, it shows educating a girl means educating a community. We never forget the lamp of education  enligting millions of girls, Mother of Indian Feminism, Social Reformer,the irst woman teacher of India who built Women school i.e, Savithribai Phule.

In the year 2020, government sanctioned 1.03 acres of land for the construction of college with liquidity of Rupees 3 crores but due to pandemic  Covid-19 it is lag behind.It is yet to begin. 

To acquire knowledge and competence, our human resources workforce is excellent. It includes 80 members of both teaching and non-teaching maintaining ,creating,managing and cultivating the good employer and employees relationship which shows 63 teaching and 17 non-teaching employees. Out of which 38 women teacher and women non teaching employees. It includes  M.phil,  Ph.D. B.Ed. M.Ed, and also pursuing Ph.D.,The quality of education also depends on teacher-student ratio.It is about 1:20. We are delighted about our college alumnus, who attended Republic parade at Delhi from NSS Wing.Of all Government aided and unaided degree colleges in Karnataka we created history by creating online admission process, online fee payment and in future online journal. Since 2019,our College has been included in the list of colleges prepared under section 2(f) of the UGC ACT 1956 under the head 'Government Colleges' teaching up to bachelor's degree.Government of Karnataka through the Department of Collegiate Education distributes various Scholrship facilities like Sanchi Honnamma, Sir.C.V Raman,State Scholarship portal, National scholarship portal and so on.

Over the years a large number of our graduates have opted for higher education to various universities like Bangalore, Mysore but majority opted Tumkur university which is more convenient for  our students.In addition to that, students have been placed in various consulting firms, Government organizations and think-tanks etc.The diverse Rural and suburban background of our students induces our college activities are student focused. In this direction at our "Capacity ", our college organizes a number of Seminars, Presentations, Group Discussions, Jathas and Awareness programmes. Our college is committed to imparting Education that produces ,eco-social responsibility and disciplined citizenship  of our democratic -secular socity.

A Brief History of Tumkur

Tumakuru,a District headquarter is located 70kms Northwest of Bangalore,Karnataka.It is a place which has been ruled by  famous rulers such as Gangas,Rashtrakutas, Cholas,Chalukyas,Nolambas,Vijayanagar Empire and Wodeyars of Mysore.This 'New Smart City' got it's name probably from 'Tumbe Hoovu' a flower,one  of its kind or from 'Tamate Ooru' a folk musical instrument 'Tamate'

The growing industrial township has now brought the 'City of Education' with a new Mega Food -park,HAL and ISRO sub-station.Tumakuru has seen the great stalwarts of Karnataka raising in its soil-KarnatakaRathna Dr.Shri Shri Shri Shivakumara Maha Swamiji, H.M. Gangadharaiah, M.S.Ramaiah (Educationist) Raja Ramanna( Physicist),Gubbi Veeranna (Legend of Indian Theatre), B.M.Shrikantaiah, DoddarangeGowda, Baraguru Ramachandrappa (Writers),Narasimharaju,Manjula (Cine Artists).

The history of Government College dates back to 1966,when his excellency Shri V.V.Giri,the then Governor of Karnataka,inaugrated the campus "Knowledge triumphs".Enlightened masses of our district,started turning up to the college more,irrespective of  'Gender'.This lead to proliferation  in number of students.In the wake of this,a new independent University  was established by the Government of Karnataka.In this "Kalpataru Nadu", with its immense growh got its university.'Tumkuru Uniersity'established in 2004 in order to quench the thirst of knowledge of  the people of the District. When Tumkur University was established,it got the Government Arts and Science College of Tumkur as its administrative headquarter. With the immediate effect of this, our new Government First Grade Women's College was established in the year 2014 and affiliated to Tumkur University. The college set out its journey with 249 students got admitted in the very begining. With the growing quality and assurance of Knowledge in the field of Arts, Commerce, Computer Application and Science. Currently there are 1218 students under this new roof. From all Government, aided and unaided degree colleges in Karnataka we created history by creating online Admission process, Online Fee payment.



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