The college was started in the name “Vani vilasa sahakara Sakkare karkane kala mattu vanijjya Prtama Darje College” on 20/08/1980 for BA course, B.COM course in 1982 at the factory premises. Sri.M. Veerapamoile the then the Minister for Finance and G.B. Shankar Rao then the Minister for Higher Education extended their hands to establish the college. Sri P.T. Eshwarappa Who was the then chairman of All India Sugar Federation was the first president of the college; Mr. D. Manjunath was the first secretary of this institution who is ex-higher education minister.
The college was admitted to grant-in-aid in the year 1986. In the year 2000 the college was shifted to its own building. On 12.07.2005 the college has been taken over to Government and its name changed as VANI SAKKARE GOVERNMENT FIRST GRADE COLLEGE. The BBM Course has been introduced in the academic year 2011-12. The college has been extended with all the facilities. The strength has increased from the starting 52 to 1095 students. Govt, Colleges are the unique opportunity to them. Hence the Vani Sakkare Govt, FGC has been serving the real public interest and Social Justice.
At present the college houses three UG Courses BA, B.com and BBM. Our College caters primarily to the needs of rural SC, ST and backward students. The great majority of the students come from rural areas for UG Programmes. The College has 1095 students in UG programmes, 11 faculty members (Including 01 librarian, 01 Physical director and 01 on deputation) and 10 administrative/ supporting staff.
The College underwent the assessment by the NAAC in November 2004 and accredited with “C+” Grade. NAAC assessment has helped us in recognizing our strengths and weaknesses. It is in this context the college focuses on the five key areas of knowledge paradigm viz, access to knowledge, knowledge concepts, knowledge creation, knowledge application and development of knowledge services. The five core values of NAAC are the guiding principles of the institution. We have accepted the recommendations of the first NAAC peer committee and tried our best to comply with it.We feel that we have fulfilled most of the recommendations of the first NAAC peer committee. Now we submit the self-study report for NAAC re-accreditation.
The Vani Sakkare Government First Grade College, Hiriyur was established in the year 1980. Presently library is well equipped with around 21694 volumes of books. Covering all branches like arts, commerce and management subjects. It is adopted open access system. It is categorized to the needs of students, faculties and research scholars. Library a resource includes a good collection of prescribed text books, recommended books, reference books like encyclopedia, dictionaries etc.
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The Institute provides placement to students through campus interviews from reputed companies.
There are various scholarships for students. Nearly 300 to 400 students benefit from these scholarships every year. Here are the details: