In the year 1999, the Govt. Arts College was renamed after Babu Shobha Ram, one of the luminaries of the Mewat area. He was the first Prime Minister of the Matsya State, the hero of the 'Praja MandaI Movement' and a 'freedom fighter' as well. The Government of Rajasthan thought it appropriate to name one of the leading educational institutions of the state after him. Our college has gradually emerged as one of the leading educational institutions of Rajasthan and specially attracts students from the rural and urban centres around Alwar. The Mewat area has long been known for its communal amity and cultural heritage to which Babu Shobha Ram Govt. Arts College, Alwar is a valuable addition. With so many students from the rural areas, this college provides a priceless training ground for the rigours of city-life, equipping them to face and resolve the problems of life with equanimity. An interesting aside to this facet is the flourishing folk culture and music that can be savoured on the campus. Many of its students have gone on to win acclaim as sports persons, politicians and academicians. It is hoped that in the years to come, this institution will take its rightful place among the premier institutions of this country where the youth may receive value-enriched academics along with encouragement to explore life with all its surprises and adventures.