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Government First grade College, Vijayanagara , Bangalore that celebrated its Silver Jubilee during the year 2010-11 came into existence in the year 1985-86 with just 22 students. Today it has grown exponentially and is providing quality education to over 2766 students in Humanities, Commerce and Management and Science streams including Post Graduation in Kannada,Master of Commerce and Master of Business Administration

The college is ideally located in the residential area with powerful social capital which acts as a strong support system to the institution and the students. As it is centrally situated, it enjoys the privilege of densely interconnected transportation network.

The college is affiliated to Bangalore University and recognized under 2f and 12B of UGC act. The Institution was last accredited by NAAC Grade B  with CGPA  2.72 in 2016 . 

The college has grown under the guidance of many illustrious principals and is poised to achieve great heights under the leadership of the present principalDr B CHANDRSHEKARA

The college is blessed with the pool of intellectual talent in its 17 departments with M.Phil, PhDs and PDRFs contributing qualitatively towards the Vision and Mission of the institution. The college adopts learner centric approach through an ideal combination of traditional and innovative teaching pedagogy. The strength of the institution lies in its highly qualified teachers who are actively engaged in research, guidance, publications, extension and consultancy at International, National and State levels. The institution is proud to have a Post Doctoral fellow, a faculty has been conferred ‘Talented Scientist Award’ in 4th Global Conference at John Hopkins University USA.

The Excellence of the teachers is totally channelized to enhance the academic standards of the students which are reflected in good results. The institution strives continuously through its 38 committees and cells   to transform students into valuable citizens of society with all the necessary skills.

Department of Sociology and Journalism are conducting UGC sponsored add-on courses which are making value addition to their regular degree program. The departments of Economics, English, Botany and Computer Science are also conducting add-on certificate courses to improve employability of the students.

Our college has various publications, ‘Vijaya Vidyarthi’   college magazine and other in-house journals published by various departments  provide platform for students and teachers to express and explore their thoughts. 

The institution is extremely proud of its well equipped, perfect and unique enabling unit-‘Chethana’- the one and only of its kind among government colleges in Karnataka.  This unit is playing a dual role of empowering   the visually and physically challenged students to face the real life challenges and competition from the main stream educational system, and sensitize the administration, students, alumni and community at  large towards the special  needs of these students.  It also extends its service to create employability by providing soft skill training to them and instills confidence and adds dignity to their life.

Various National and State level seminars, symposia, conference and workshops are conducted in the institution where the best minds of the nation are invited to share their knowledge.

To add new dimensions to quality education several departments have entered into MoUs with reputed industries, NGOs, Social organizations and corporations.

Institution has a good reputation for producing rank holders, gold medalists and National level  achievers in curricular and co-curricular activities.  

The college has extended its academic service to general public especially the underprivileged section of the society by conducting UGC sponsored free coaching classes for SC/ST/OBC to face competitive examinations. Our students also take the benefit of these coaching classes.  The Institution is providing administrative and infrastructural support to Karnataka State Open University unit to run its correspondence courses.

Effective and efficient administration is provided by the Principal who is ably assisted by the manager, teaching and non-teaching staff. 

Internal Quality Assurance cell conceptualizes designs and funds the programmes to maintain quality in administration and academics. 


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