Government Arts College, Rajahmundry

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Government Arts College
Type Autonomous institution
Established 1885; 132 years ago (1885)
Principal David Kumar Swami
Location Rajahmundry, Andhra Pradesh, India
Campus Urban
Website [1]

Government Arts College now known as Government College (Autonomous) is located on the banks of River Godavari in Rajahmundry, Andhra Pradesh, India. It was established as a school in 1853 and upgraded to a college in 1885.

Profile[edit]

The Government Arts College was started as a District school in 1853 and was upgraded as a Provincial school of Madras Presidency in 1868. It was made a college in 1885. It was affiliated to University of Madras in 1891. It was reaffiliated to Andhra University in 1926.

Autonomous status was granted by the University Grants Commission in 2000. The college was accredited with 'A' grade by National Accreditation and Assessment Council (NAAC) in 2004.

Principals[edit]

  • E. P. Metcalfe (1877–1896)
  • E. W. Middlemast (1896–1903)
  • Mark Hunter (1903–1909)
  • O. J. Couldrey (1909–1919)
  • C. J. Wilkinson (1919–1921)
  • N. R. Krishnamma (1921–1924)
  • R. M. Statham (1925)
  • W. C. Douglas (1925)
  • H. C. Papworth (1926)
  • W. B. Brierley (1926–1929)
  • A. Chakravarthi (1930–1931)
  • M. S. H. Thompson (1931–1932)
  • T. K. Venkata Raman (1932–1934)
  • D. S. Sarma (1935–1938)
  • T. Suryanarayana (1932–1934)
  • C. D. S. Chetti (1942–1944)
  • K. Satyanarayana (1945)
  • C. D. S. Chetti (1945)
  • M. Karamchand Wade (1946)
  • K. P. G. Menon (1947–1948)
  • K. Satyanarayana (1948–1949)
  • K. V. Punnaiah (1949–1953)
  • T. Varundhara (1953–1954)
  • V. Habibullah (1954–1955)
  • T. U. Chako (1955–1956)
  • A. S. Tyaga Raju (1956–1958)
  • Lakshmi Narayana Rao (1958–1959)
  • K. Rajamannar (1959–1960)
  • K. V. Punnaiah (1956–1958)
  • S. Raghavachar (1959 1960)
  • Md. Nadimullah (1969)
  • V. Habibullah (1969)
  • Md. Nadimullah (1970–1973)
  • V. Satyanarayana Murthy (1974–1976)
  • K. S. R. Sarma (1976–1977)
  • R. S. Sudarshanam (1977–1981)
  • D. Seshagiri Rao (1981–1983)
  • K. Purushotham (1983–1986)
  • K. S. R. Sarma (1986–1988)
  • S. V. Raghavendra Rao (1990–1993)
  • V. S. Ratna Kumar (1990–1993)
  • B. Martin Luther (1995)
  • C. Somayajulu (1996)
  • G. Appa Rao (1996–1999)
  • D. D. Reddy (1999)
  • B. Venkateswarlu (2000–2001)
  • M. Viswanadham (2002)
  • P. Krishna Mohan (2004)
  • N. Ramakrishnaiah (2007–2009)
  • G. Samuel Moses (2010–2012)
  • R.S.VenkateswaraRao (2012–2013)
  • Dr.Ch Masthanaiah (2013– 2017)
  • Dr.Devid kumar swamy(2017 present)

Academics[edit]

Departments[edit]

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Courses[edit]

  • Bachelor of Arts
    • Economics, History, Political Science
    • Economics, Statistics, Commerce,
    • Geography, History, Political Science
    • History, Philosophy, English Literature
    • Economics, Statistics, Computer Applications
  • Bachelor of Commerce
  • Bachelor of Science
    • Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry
    • Mathematics, Physics, Electronics
    • Mathematics, Physics, Geology
    • Mathematics, Chemistry, Geology
    • Mathematics, Economics, Statistics
    • Botany, Zoology, Chemistry
    • Biotechnology, Botany, Chemistry
    • Geography, Geology, Computer Science
    • Mathematics, Physics, Computers
    • Mathematics, Statistics, Computers
    • Zoology, Microbiology, Chemistry

Notable alumni[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "The Hon'Ble Sri Justice J.Eswara Prasad : : Aphc". Hc.ap.nic.in. Retrieved 2012-03-26. 
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  3. ^ "Hon’Ble Sri Justice M". Hc.ap.nic.in. Retrieved 2012-03-26.  C1 control character in |title= at position 4 (help)
  4. ^ "Hon’Ble Sri Justice V". Hc.ap.nic.in. Retrieved 2012-03-26.  C1 control character in |title= at position 4 (help)

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Coordinates: 17°0′59.89″N 81°47′6.91″E / 17.0166361°N 81.7852528°E / 17.0166361; 81.7852528