The college was established as ‘Municipal College’ in housing boards in03-08-1971, by the constant efforts of M.Basavaraju (MLA) and K S Gowdiah. The college obtained affiliation from University of Mysore. Under the leadership of founder Principal J.R.Nanjundegowda BA, BSc and B.Com courses started and 80 students enrolled. 5.16 acres of land was granted by Municipality under the president ship of K.S.Sannaningegowda. Construction work of building was initiated by then Chief Minister. D.Devraja Urs.
By 1980 the student strength of the college crossed 500. Principal P.Mallegowda’s effort resulted in the construction of three new classrooms and main gate in 1983 by the donation of Shri.Veerendra Heggade, Dharmasthala. At the same time college got recognition from University Grants Commission (UGC).
The college was taken over by the Government of Karnataka in 06-02-1990. It was renamed Government First Grade College. The institution registered constant growth in terms of number of students within few years crossing four digit number. With the constant efforts of college staff and local community college improved its service by adding new combinations. For many years our College single handedly served the need of higher education in the area.
Womens hostel is under construction.
C. V. Raman scholarship
Sanchi Honnamma scholarship