The Hyderabad Karnataka Education Society was established in the year 1958, with an objective of imparting higher education, specially in the Technical and Medical fields to this part of Karnataka, which was once a part of erstwhile Hyderabad State. The districts Kalaburagi, Bidar, Raichur, Yadgir & Koppal comprising of Hyderabad Karnataka region is identified to be a backward part of Karnataka State. The forefathers of the society rightly identified the need to accelerate the social and economic development through educational advancements.
True to the spirit, today the society runs 50 educational institutions such as Medical, Engineering, Dental, Pharmacy, Homeopathic, Nursing, Law, Management, Education, Arts, Science, Commerce and Home Science including a separate women’s College.
Smt. Veeramma Gangasiri College for women, was the first women’s College in the entire region of Hyderabad Karnataka area, established in the year 1965 with the liberal donation from Basawanappa Gangasiri. The College was named after the donor’s mother Smt. Veeramma Gangasiri. The College was initially affiliated to Karnataka University, Dharwad in 1965, then to Gulbarga University, Kalaburagi in 1980 and attained permanent affiliation to Karnataka State Akkamahadevi Women’s Univesiry, Vijayapura from 2004 onwards. This College comes under 2(f) & 12(B) of UGC act and accredited by the NAAC, Bengaluru with ‘A++’ Grade on 08-07-2023 (4th Cycle).
The College provides education in Arts, Science, Home Science, Commerce and Management for UG students and M.Sc. in Physics with well equipped laboratories, library, ICT facilities for teaching-learning process and renowned for its discipline and efficient handling of Students in their adolescent and formative year. The Hostel which is nearer to the campus, provides accommodation to girl Students.
The College emphasizes the need of NCC, NSS, Sports and Games, Extension Activities, Co-curricular Activities etc. The College is proud to have University Blues in the field of sports and athletics and has bagged a number of Ranks from its affiliated Universities since its beginning. Our alumni are serving the society in the form of Administrative Officers, Advocates, Tahasildars, Teachers, Engineers, Doctors, Distinguished Scholars, AIR and TV News Readers, Corporate Managers, Entrepreneurs etc.
The main focus of the College is to Empower Girl Students to become sensible citizens to shoulder their future responsibilities. The College aims to make them aware of their surrounding social issues outside the campus. They are trained to think, discuss and relate their responsibilities towards the society they are living in. The academic programmes along with the co-curricular activities have made our Students serve in different capacities as “Career Woman” with the essence of strong and close knit family and society. In the long run of 55 years of existence, the College has been able to reach up to goal. The stake holders and society are satisfied with our achievements and they are always with us to support the College activities in future.
The Vision of the Institution is to transform the College into a Centre for Academic Excellence and a Model Educational Institution.
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