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Government First Grade College

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Government First Grade College is situated at Ripponpet - 577426, Hosanagara Taluk,. Shimoga Dist. in Shimoga.

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B.A in History, Economics, Political Science
  • 3 Years
  • Bachelor of Arts-B.A.
  • Languages / Arts / Literature
B.A in History, Economics, Sociology
  • 3 Years
  • Bachelor of Arts-B.A.
  • Languages / Arts / Literature
B.A in History, Economics, Kannada-Opt
  • 3 Years
  • Bachelor of Arts-B.A.
  • Languages / Arts / Literature
Bachelor of Commerce
  • 3 Years
  • Bachelor of Commerce-B.Com
  • Banking / Finance / Accounts / Commerce
Bachelor of Science
  • 3 Years
  • Bachelor of Science-B.Sc.
  • Sciences
Bachelor of Business Management (B.B.M)
  • 3 Years
  • Bachelor of Business Management-B.B.M.
  • Management - BBA / MBA / Diploma

Government First Grade College - GFGC Shimoga - GFGC

Shimoga , a prominent district in the heart of Malnad, is rich with history, politics, literature and culture. Malnad region was ruled over by Keladi dynasty and the Keladi Nayakas. Nagara, earlier called Bidanuru Samsthana, was the third capital of Keladi rulers. Later,a new taluk hedquarters, Hosanagar, was created for administrative purposes.Ripponpet, a small town (a small market place) belongs to Kerehalli hobli of Hosanagar taluk. According to legends, Lord Rippon, a British Viceroy, had stayed in this place while he was travelling through this region and so the place was named after him. Humcha (Hombuja), a famous Jain pilgrim centre in South India is just 20 Kms away from Ripponpet. The Jain Math, which belongs to the Digambara Sect, contains the idol of Parshwanath Tirthankara and the temple of Goddess Padmavathi. Hombuja was the capital of a Mandalik family called the Santharas during the 8th century. A nearby village, Billeshwara, is the birth place of the river Kumudvati. Historically famous Andhasura inscription is at Andhasura which is about 10 Kms away towards the north of Ripponpet. Gulguli Shankara, a nearby religious place to the west attracts tourists with its natural water spring. Ripponpet, with its richly forested area, is known for its cultural and historical heritage.

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Computers, Laboratory, Playground For Indoor & Outdoor Games, Phone, Library.



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  • 6 UG Courses

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Library is a treasure of knowledge for the students and the teachers. Books are the true friends of students. Reading books is as important as teaching in the educational system of any university. The library of our college has more than 6100 books related to different subjects. Newspapers, journals, and books for competitive examinations are available for the expansion of knowledge. The library includes a reference section and is spacious for the students and the teachers. It has a quiet atmosphere for reading and reference. There is a book bank facility under special plan for SC/ST Students. Besides imparting excellent commerce and management education to the students, the college also encourages extra-curricular activities and sports and games. The college has provided excellent sports and games opportunities for the students for their all-round developments. It has a large playground for football, cricket, hockey, kho-kho, and indoor facilities for judo, wrestling and table tennis. It also provides a well-equipped gymnasium with multi gym facility. A well - equipped computer lab is provided to the college students. It has 100 computers with NT Network Lab. internet facilities will be provided hence Faculty and students can access on-line resources through UGC - Infonet based NLIST for their studies and research activities and alos can download and take print outs at minimum charges.


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