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    About GCW Guntur

    Guntur in the state of Andhra Pradesh (AP) is home to a Government College for Women. This is one of the oldest colleges in the region, having been founded pre- independence, back in the year 1942. As the name suggests, this one is meant only for female students. The total campus runs to a little over eleven acres of land. The Government College for Women, Guntur (GCWG) is affiliated to the Acharya Nagarjuna University, also located in Guntur, the city famous for chillies. This affiliation, ensures the approval by the UGC (University Grants Commission). The GCWG has also been accredited by the NAAC (National Assessments and Accreditation Council). 

    It has earned an A grade rating in it. A separate IQAC (Internal Quality Assurance Cell) has been created to this end, to ensure that all the terms of the NAAC are complied with. An AQAR (Annual Quality Assurance Report) gets generated to quantify the results. This college has also always believed in providing benefits to the broader society. The students here have likewise been instilled with such value. And that is why the students of the Government College for Women, Guntur have been active participants in government schemes such as the NSS (National Service Scheme) and the NCC (National Cadet Corps). 

    The GCWG runs courses at both the UG as well as PG levels. At the under- grad level, there are options for the BA, B. Com and the BSc. All three can be taken up on a pass mode. In this, a combination of subjects are undertaken as part of the course. The combinations for the BA can be from History, Political Science, Financial Economics, Communicative English, Special English, Special Telugu, Sociology, Psychology, Economics and for the area of Tourism & Travel Management. Similarly, there are options for the B. Com. These may be taken up in Computer Application or with BFSI (Banking, Financial Services and Insurance). 

    Likewise, the BSc. too has several options here. A variety of combinations may be taken up from Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics, Computer Science, Statistics, Multimedia, Cloud Computing, Zoology, Botany, Micro Biology, Bio- Chemistry, Bio- Technology, Home Science, Clinical Nutrition and Dietetics. At the master’s stage, options are there for humanities and science aspirants. These are all honours courses. An MSc. may be taken up in either Zoology or in Chemistry. An MA can be taken up from Economics or in Telugu. The entire academics here is managed by a set of departments, each looking in to the subjects mentioned so far. 

    The broader social good has also been pushed in among the students here as something that ought to be done. And that is why the students have worked hard on the Unnat Bharat Abhiyan (UBA) under which villages get adopted by some of the premier educational institutes in the country, who in turn will work for the former’s welfare. Research too forms a core component of this college. For that purpose, the GCWG publishes its own college magazine, chronicling the major findings on campus. It is known as the Mahilotsav. It is more of a student- driven initiative, with the content primarily in Telugu. 

    Several seminars and workshops have also been conducted on campus. The role of technology to curate a better academic environment, the rural agrarian economy of AP, organic pollutants in e- waste, ICT, eco- friendly use of pesticides, awareness of nutrition, violence against women, health problems among rural women, career guidance, women reservation bill and the role of chemistry in drug discovery have been a few of the topics for which the campus has hosted such seminars. The library here is one of the best stocked within the region. Besides the physical books on display, it also provides digital access to en number of international academic journals for research and academic purposes.

    The campus has much to offer. There are hostel facilities for girls. There is a sports field where outdoor games may be played. Facilities are also there for indoor sports. The gymnasium may also be used by all. A large auditorium is there to facilitate major events, at both intra and inter college level. The campus is Wi- Fi enabled. Science laboratories have the latest of equipment. A health centre is also there to cater to medical emergencies. Hygienic food is prepared at the college cafeteria. Banking facilities with ATMs, access to public transport and convenience stores may all be availed from just outside the college campus.

    The Government College for Women, Guntur also has a proactive Placement Cell. Several top companies have visited the campus and recruited students from here. Some of the top companies that have recruited from here over the recent seasons, include the likes of- Eureka Forbes, Big C, Airtel, LIC, JLE Cinemas, Hetero Drugs, Apollo Pharmacy, Café Coffee Day, Infosys, ILM, Capgemini, Hinduja Global Solutions, Genpact, Wipro, TCS, Tech Mahindra, Aspiring Minds, ING Vysya, NSL Textiles, ICICI Bank and several more. The college’s rankings have also been quite consistent over the years. The GCWG has been feted with several institutional prizes from different agencies. 

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    GCW Guntur Highlights

    ParameterParameter Description
    Courses7 Degrees and 37 Courses
    Student count2018
    Faculty count49
    Campus size11 acres
    Student Diversification (Outside State)
    UG - 3 Year - 0%
    PG - 2 Year - 0%

    Accreditation is a process by which the quality of all the programmes is examined and certified normally by an external body of academics in a college. It validates and certifies the academic processes practiced within an institute are robust and relevant.

    Other Accreditations NAAC
    In India, a degree can only be delivered by an approved institution and awarded by an institution authorized to do so by an act of parliament or legislature. Approval of institutions can be in the form of affiliation, autonomy, constituent or even approved institution status accorded by a university

    GCW Guntur Placements


    Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences


    3 Years

    Statistics for Academic Year

    First year total students intake 681
    Total students admitted 681
    Total Graduated Students 413
    Total Placed Students 57
    Total student gone for higher studies 126
    Median Salary 1.20 L
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    Student Diversification at GCW Guntur

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    Data Source: NIRF 2022

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    Students Receiving Full Tuition Fee Reimbursement

    UG (3 years): 1681/2282
    PG (2 years): 109/125

    Data Source: NIRF 2022

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    what is the fee per year and hostel is available only merit students can get the seat in ur college are we can pay the fee and study in our college

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    Please mention the college name along with the course name in order to get the better answers from us. Every college has different fee structure based on the course you're pursuing. Without knowing the college name it's quite difficult to tell you about fees and hostel facilities about that college. Kindly mention the things in a proper manner and we'll reply to you soon as possible.

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    we have an information about intermediate courses, fees, admissions ,in women' S college Guntur

    Dear Nandini,

    Government College for Women is situated in Guntur in Andhra Pradesh state of India. Established in 1944, it is accredited from NAAC and it is affiliated to Acharya Nagarjuna University. GCW GUNTUR, Guntur offers 16 courses across 5 streams namely Science, Arts, Vocational, Commerce and Banking, IT and across 3 degrees like BSc, BA, B.Com. GCW GUNTUR campus is spread over 15 Acres. Hostel facility is not available for its students. Additional campus facilities such as AV Lab, Canteen, Computer Lab, Girls Hostel are also there.

    For more details please visit the link given below:'

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    GCW Guntur Contact Address

    Government College for Women, Sambasiva Pet, Guntur-522001, Andhra Pradesh, India
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