In 1929, the school was upgraded to a college and was named as “City College”. It became a constituent college of Osmania University. Consequent to the abolition of the intermediate course (F.A) in Osmania University in the year 1956, the pre-university course (PUC) was introduced. The Science courses were introduced in 1962 and the institution was named as “City Science College”. City College was taken over by the government from Osmania University in 1965 and was renamed as “Government City Science College”. In 1967, Humanities and Commerce courses were added and the college became “Government City College”. The college is re- ccredited with “A” grade in 2012 with CGPA 3.26, which is the highest grade for government degree colleges in Telangana State.
E-Classroom: Faculty able to introduce multimedia material (from a laptop, document camera, etc.) to offer students a richer, more stimulating classroom experience. Incorporates the teaching aids like OHP, Marker to highlight certain points etc.
Mana TV: Government of Andhra Pradesh had entered in to a MOU with ISRO for establishing multi channel Satellite network and using the KU-Band for promoting the use of Information Technology for the overall development of the state. It has been designated as MANA TV.
The college provides scholarships to the eligible candidates of Schedule Caste, Scheduled Tribe and Backward Classes through sanctions from Social Welfare Department, Government of Andhra Pradesh and other scholarships.