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 inseption 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 happyness.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 choicebased Credit System (CBCS). It proveds understanding of intra-subjects which helps to develop insides in to social,Science,Computer,Commerce and Political issues.
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". 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 "Girl's pen is their Sword'. With the growing quality and assurance of knowledge in the field of Arts,Commerce,Science and Computer. Under this roof Strength of 2014 was 249 increased to 1411 in the year 2019.The effect of COVID-19 falls on our strength also. Therefore 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 lighted: enligting millions of girls, Mother of Indian Feminism, Social Reformer, First 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 Covid in 2020 our Government Sanctioned Liquidity of Rupees 2 Crores for the Construction of our Building.
To acquire knowledge and competence, our human resources workforce is excellent. It includes 45 members of both teaching and non-teaching maintaining ,creating,managing and cultivating the good employer and employees relationship which shows 30 teaching and 15 non-teaching employees. Out of which 13 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. We are delighted about our college lumious, 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.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 upto bachelor's degree.Our Government of Karnataka through our Department of Collegiate Education giving 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 students. Additionally students have been placed in various consulting firms, Government organisations and think-tanks. Rural and suburban background of our students, our college activities are student focused. In this direction at our "Capacity ", our college organized Seminars, Presentations, Group Discussions, Jathas, Awareness programmes. Our college is committed to imparting Education that produces ,eco-socially responsible and disciplined citizens 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 a diverse range of famous rulers from Gangas,Rashtrakutas,Cholas,Chalukyas,Nolambas,Vijayanagar Empire, Wodeyars of Mysore.This 'New Smart City' got it's name possibly from 'Tumbe Hoovu' a flower,one it's 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 greatest stalwarts of Karnataka raising in it's soil-KarnatakaRathna Dr.Shri Shri Shri Shivakumara Maha Swamiji,H.M. Gangadharaiah, M.S.Ramaiah (Educationist) Raja Ramanna,( Physicist),Gubbi Veeranna (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 their 'Gender'.This lead to increase in number of students.In the wake of this developing event,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 for knowledge of people.When Tumkur University was established,it got the Government 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 for which 249 students got admitted in the very begining.With the growing quality and assurance of Knowledge in the field of Arts,Commerce,Management,Computer 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. More