Genesis of our College
Foresightedness and inner drive have made our sangha to commit itself to the cause of women’s education. Realizing the urgent need of women and their importance to the enrichment of family & society in all fabrics of life, Mahadevi Girls School was started way back in the year 1934. Similarly, number of schools and colleges have been started for the emancipation of women, and fostering and nurturing them.
Godutai Doddappa Appa Arts & Commerce College for Women, was started in June 1973 in fond memory of Matoshri Godutai and pay her deepest respects and obiscience by way of giving higher education of par excellence to women, and empower them to live independently with enlightenment and vocation to pursue.
The newly built imposing edifice of our college is connoisseur’s delight and an architectural extravaganza. When on stands and stares at it, every look is a revitalization of one’s soul. You pay a visit to it, it exults you. It stands depicting & extolling the eternal beauty and refined tastes of Appaji’s deep & profound quitessence of arts & culture. Being situated on a lake side, it has a sprawling spiritual campus rendered with aesthetically laid lawns & flower bearing nurseries and plants. It evokes a profound sense of contentment. It’s serence and peaceful ambience arrests the attention of on lookers. It is a gift of Appaji to the 21st Century women to elevate herself to highest rungs and echelons of life. Come & join this college, dare to dream and dream to become a lady like Godutai, the noble soul.
Appaji brings Sunshine and Dreams unlimited . . . .
The college is inspired by the life & teachings of Godutai and guided by Appaji’s vision. It remains steadfast to provide a balanced and comprehensive education in liberal Arts & Commerce. It is the most cherished dream of Appaji that our lady students should be spiritually guided, intellectually stimluated, morally upright, and they should be socially committed, then only we can dream of building an ideal society and the nation. Appaji pleads that higher education does not mean mere acquisition of degrees, it is something more. Along with fostering our traditional values and culture, it should enable them to prepare to face any challanges in life in this era of globlization.
The Salient Features of our College
- The college has a standing of 38 years.
- Faculty strength of over 40.
- Spacious and well furnished class rooms.
- A sprawling campus with garden & play ground.
- Accredited with ‘B’ by NAAC.
- Offers graduate programs in Arts, Commerce, Fine Arts including vocational courses.
- In house departmental library.
- Regular assignments are given, corrected and returned the same day for the special development of the students.