Principal's Message

Welcome to Government College for Men,Kadapa. I am proud to lead a prestigious institution in Kadapa district.

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Government College for Men, Kadapa was established in 1948 is one of the oldest and the most prestigious institution in Rayalaseema area of Southern Andhra Pradesh. The college is popularly known to the people of Kadapa district as Government Arts College and it was renamed later as Govt. College for Men. As the college is about to complete 75 years of its yeoman service to the noble course of education, it is appropriate to look back at its beginning and growth and its contribution to the people of Kadapa district in particular and to the country in general over the period of 6 decades.

Our History

The district of Kadapa had been without a college for many years. The then government of the composite Madras state announced that it was its policy to start one college in every district headquarters. The citizens of Kadapa promptly co-operated with the Government in making it possible to start the college in 1948 in the locally available District Board Buildings or Zillaparishad Buildings.

A college committee was formed with late Sri. N. Ranga Reddy, a leading advocate of Kadapa town, as President , Sri. Jagirdar Ramachandra Rao., B.A., B.L., as Secretary and Sri. T.M. Seshadri., B.A., B.L., as the Treasurer to raise funds for the construction of the college Hostel Building. Sri. Mohammed Ismail Sahib, District Educational Officer at the time, Sri. R.S. Malayappan, B.A., the then District Collector and late Sri. B. Madhava Rao Naidu, Played an active and vital part in making the District Board building available to the college committee for housinng the proposed college and finding a suitable site of nearly 50 acres near the Railway station for the construction of permanent building for the college.

  • To equip and empower students with relevant knowledge and competence to face global challenges with creativity.
  • To mould the students as responsible citizens with intellectual excellence and integrity through the subjects like Environmental Studies, Indian Heritage and Culture.
  • To facilitate optimum use of human and natural resources for sustainable development.
  • To make the students learn the use of new technology through Computer education, Biotechnology JKC, TISS, Virtual Class Rooms and Digital Class Rooms.
  • To promote participation of all the stakeholders in the development of the college and the region.
  • To create awareness on human rights, value system, culture, heritage, scientific temper and environment.

Empowerment through knowledge, inculcation of values to promote Social, Economic, Cultural, Ethical and Environmental qualities and exposure to global competence along with technical knowledge.


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