BRIEF HISTORY AND SIGNIFICANCE OF THE COLLEGE
Govt Degree College, Nirmal has been rendering its invaluable services in the sphere of higher education since October 1971. Though Adilabad District is considered a backward region, The College has played a critical role in imparting education to the in and surrounding areas of Nirmal town. The town is known for its toy making industry besides being famous for its art paintings. It is located on the geographically significant National Highway No. 7 which runs between Kashmir and Kanyakumari. The forts and other historical buildings in and around the town stand as witness to its rich and chequered history. The Saraswathi temple at Basara, the abode of the goddess of wisdom and knowledge, is at an accessible distance to Nirmal, thus making the town all the more holy.
The present magnificent college building is situated on the 222 highway Mancherial road spreading over an area of 16 acres of land. The foundation stone for the present college building was laid by Sri J. Vengal Rao the then honourable Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh on 12-07-1975. Additional accommodation upstairs was inaugurated by Dr. K. Jaya Shankar the Vice-Chancellor of Kakatiya University, Warangal on 09-02-1993. Additional 6 halls upstairs with an estimated cost of Rs. 10 lakh were built during academic year 2003-04. At present the college building premises consist of 40 wide and well ventilated rooms sufficing infrastructural needs of the college to a large extent. The college is equipped with MANA TV, Computer laboratory with 25 systems. It is furnished with Generated OHD, Fax facility and LCD projector Xerox Machine.
The college was first accredited with ‘B’ Grade by NAAC (National Assessment and Accreditation Council) in March, 2005 and reaccredited with ‘B’ Grade by NAAC in September, 2011.