About The College
Seshadripuram First Grade College
Seshadripuram First Grade College primary objective is to create dynamic leaders in the corporate sector, entrepreneurs, academicians, researchers and professionals who contribute to the development of society and nation at large. S.F.G.C is committed to high standards of academic excellence through value-based education. With the best of faculty and infrastructure the campus ambience is conducive to learning.
Campus a prominent landmark in Bengaluru. The sprawling and picturesque campus is centrally and conveniently located in New Town, Yelahanka, on the Doddaballapur – Bengaluru Highway. Spread over an area of 3.5 acres, the campus has all the facilities, infrastructure and learning resources. The college is surrounded by industries, large and small, which provides avenues for industry academia interaction. The campus environment has a supportive and enriching ambience for learning and forging your future.
Established in 1992, with only one course (BA). The college has grown phenomenally during the past two decades and now offer undergraduate courses in Arts, Commerce, Physical Science, Life Science and Computer Science; and the Postgraduate course in Management (MBA) and Commerce (M.Com.).
The classrooms at S.F.G.C are delightful learning locations. They are well-ventilated and well-equiped with the latest in educational technology: power point presentation facilities, wi-fi equipments and acoustic and audio-visual arrangements. Furnished attractively with a view to a comfortable learning experience, our classrooms invite our students to learn in a healthy ambience. They are flanked on every side by well-maintained lush green gardens and towering trees. Tucked away in a copious campus, our classrooms are immune to the sounds of traffic-through the college is situated in an accessible area. The sylvan surrounds give a learner-friendly ambience to our classrooms.
The pace of change brought about by new technologies has had a significant effect on the way people live, work, and play worldwide. The quality of teaching, learning and administration is directly proportional to the level of technology innovation and updating in a higher education institution. New and emerging technologies challenge the traditional process of teaching and learning, and the way education is managed. ICT helps to access variety of learning resources, immediacy to information, any time learning, Collaborative learning, Multimedia approach to education, Authentic and up to date information, Online library, Distance learning, Better accesses to students with disabilities etc. SFGC provides ICT options in various shapes.
The large multipurpose auditorium of S.F.G.C occupies an entire wing of the fourth floor of the college building. With a capacity for seating 1000 persons, this auditorium is one of the largest in any educational institution in the city.
SFGC has ample infrastructural facilities for curricular, co-curricular and extracurricular activities. Sabhangana (Conference Hall) on the ground floor is an air – conditioned audio video facilitated meeting place which can seat 500 individuals.
The much larger auditorium on the top floor is meant for gatherings on a bigger scale, it can accommodate over one thousand people. Seminar Hall – a cosy, smaller meeting place on the first floor – is ideal for seminars and group discussions on a smaller scale.
By putting students first and by striving for excellence, we try to make a difference in everything we do. As an integrated service we are able to combine the information provision skills of library staff with the technical expertise of IT staff together with the creative design and production expertise of publishing and digital media.
Food Court / Canteen
The food court at SFGC is a by-word for health and hygiene. Snacks, fresh food and beverages are available here. The service at our food court is prompt, and the fare provided is available at affordable prices, with the emphasis on quality and freshness. Food at our canteen caters to the needs of all tastes. Food court is located conveniently, with plenty of space. It has a healthy ambience with executive décor and furnishing and maintains the highest standards of food quality.
Everybody wants to feel at home and this is especially significant when you are starting life in a new city. Our college knows that settling quickly and adjusting properly where you live is very important to you. Secure, well-located, and sociable place to stay and study.
Wellness programs coordinated by doctor who regularly visits our institution. Free health checkups are conducted and remedies prescribed by the doctor for our students and staff. The wellness centre also equipped with the necessary first aid facilities.
The purpose of having a Wellness Centre at S.F.G.C is not only to improve the physical health but also to maintain the mental health. Wellness for us is improving morale, reducing stress and staying healthy, which this centre takes care of.
A twelve-station multi-gymnasium, equipped with all the facilities required for fitness- treadmills, cycles etc- setup in our physical education department. The multigym is the cynosure of all the eyes in our sports centre. Aiming at the holistic well-being of our students,multigym takes care of the mental and physiological and development of our sportsmen. A platform for the sports training of our students and faculty. A healthy mind in a healthy body
Air conditioned and equipped with LCD projector for ICT-based teaching, with facilities for plant tissue, stem cell and animal cell culture. The state of the art apparatus can cater to regular courses as well as add on certificate courses.
Equipped with hot air oven, incubator and autoclave, spacious and provided with advanced instruments, the genetics lad imparts hands on training in genetics.
Biochemistry laboratory is fully provided with facilities to impart the latest developments in emerging areas of pharmaceuticals, environmental studies and clinical research.
Computer laboratories – The two computer laboratories are provided with 36 systems each, supported with two servers – windows operating system and UNIX OS as well as UPS for power back up.
Well equipped with Assembly Language Programming devices, Microprocessor and Micro controller device, Digital Signal Processing device, CRO’s, PCB Designing devices, VHDL etc.
Business laboratory which forms part of the commerce and management department, bridges the gap between theory and practice in business studies.
Well equipped with mathematics practical component Scilab and Maxima (FOSS-Free and Open Source Software). The FOSS program bridges research and practice by providing tools and strategies to engage students and teachers in enduing experiences that lead deeper understanding of the natural and designed worlds.
- Student Group Insurance scheme, a student friendly initiative of the management, assists any student in the unfortunate event of an accident.
- Public Address System, enabled real time communicator between the college administration and student community.
- CCTV Camera in the premises and TV Screens in departments ensure surveillance.
- Elevator / Lift is provided round the clock. It is very helpful especially to the differently abled.
- Competitive Exams Corner has books, periodical, audio and video facilities to empower civil service aspirants.
- wi-fi-enabled, and internet access is available all the time anywhere in the campus.
- RO Water.
- Efficient parking facilities.
- Solar energy equipments.
- Green audit campus with silver plate.
Career Guidance & Placements
SFGC has a proactive training, development and placement cell. Headed by a full-time placement officer, the placement cell works in co-ordination with all the departments of the college in order to bridge the gap between the academic and the corporate worlds and to fulfil the human resource requirements of business organizations. The search for creative and competent personnel takes them to our placement cell, which is SFGC’s response to the human resource transformation unfolding across the globe. The placement cell organizes training programmes, industrial visits, guest lectures, seminars and job fairs for our students.
Carrier guidance and placement cell helps
- Students to get jobs by inviting companies for campus selections / recruitment and also organizes job fairs.
- It provide help with writing CV’s and job applications and practicing for interviews.
- And above all, tete-a-tetes between potential employers and career-seekers.
SFGC’s constant aim is to enhance employability. So it supplements the courses with soft skills training which forms an important component of the various skills acquired by an employee in an organization. It is important for an employee to have a well rounded, skilful personality to perform effectively at work. For, as long as one is dealing, interacting, reacting with other human being, soft skills will come in handy.
Affiliated to Bengaluru Central University