Government Degree College for Women, Begumpet, Hyderabad was established in 1971. It is located centrally at Begumpet and caters to the needs of the girl students of twin cities and also the nearby districts. The college provides university education to deserving candidates in a secular atmosphere and is committed to serve the economically weak, socially underprivileged and needy students. During the last four decades the college has grown from strength to strength and presently helps about 2000 students to access higher education. With an objective of “Empowerment of Women through Knowledge”, the college helps the students to become truly empowered citizens. The college celebrated its Silver Jubilee in 1996.
The college has generator based power backup to maintain uninterrupted power supply. R.O systems have been installed to ensure safe drinking water and fire extinguishers have been provided in all laboratories and offices as a safeguard against fire hazards. The Library of the college is housed on the ground floor and covers an area of 2000 sq.ft. It houses around 22,331 books on all disciplines and has a Reading Room with an e – corner. The library is equipped with Online Public Access Catalogue (OPAC) facility and internet connectivity for accessing online journals, book and lectures.The college is IT enabled to a large extent with two hundred and thirty desktops, two laptops and three servers. The computer laboratories are equipped with the latest software to meet the needs of the curriculum. The college campus is a Wi-Fi enabled zone.