Government Degree College for Women, Begumpet, Hyderabad was established in 1971. It is located centrally at Begumpet and caters to the needs of the girl students of twin cities and also the nearby districts. The college provides university education to deserving candidates in a secular atmosphere and is committed to serve the economically weak, socially underprivileged and needy students. During the last four decades the college has grown from strength to strength and presently helps about 3676 students to access higher education. With an objective of “Empowerment of Women through Knowledge”, the college helps the students to become truly empowered citizens. The college celebrated its Silver Jubilee in 1996.
Keeping in tune with the changing needs of the society, new courses are being introduced from time to time. Since1994, three Vocational courses and several restructured Courses have been introduced. PG Courses like M.Sc. Chemistry, M.A English , M.A Economics , M.Com and M.Sc Mathematics.
Recognizing the potential of the college the UGC has conferred autonomous status to the college in the year 2012. As such the first year students admitted into UG programme will conform to the autonomous pattern of education.
Presently (during AY 2020-21) the Student Strength is
The college has two floors with spacious class rooms and laboratories, a good Library with a Reference section and a Reading Room. Telangana Skills & Knowledge Centre (TSKC), the Computer Centre, the Health centre, the Gymnasium, the MANA TV(T-SAT Nipuna) and the Audio-Visual Department are the other supporting services provided by the college. During the academic year 2016-2017, the college was assessed and re-accredited by NAAC with B+ grade (securing CGPA 2.64 (3rd Cycle) ).
There are 89 experienced teaching Staff, a Librarian, a Physical Director and Computer Instructors. Most of our lecturers received Best teacher Awards from the Government of Andhra Pradesh and other organizations. The Administrative Officer and 39 Non-Teaching Staff help in the maintenance and smooth functioning of the college. The overall academic, administrative and financial responsibility of the college is vested with the Principal.
There will be two semesters in each academic year.
Final examinations are conducted at the end of each semester.
There will be no detention at the end of first, third and fifth semester.
There will be detention at the end of the second and fourth semester:
If a student fails in more than 50% of the total papers of first
and second semester, she will be detained at the end of second semester.
If a student fails in more than 25% of first, second, third and fourth semesters put together she will be detained at the end of fourth semester.
Second Languages Offered:
The college offers Telugu / Hindi / Sanskrit/Arabic/Urdu subjects as second language.
A minimum of 75% of attendance is compulsory for the students to appear for the semester examinations and for obtaining scholarships.
TSKC a prestigious scheme of the State Government was first introduced in our college. The TSKC provides special training in Computers, Communication, Analytical and soft skills and enables the student to become globally competent. Placement drives are arranged on a large scale every year. The college also offers NSS and NCC programmes.