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GovernmentCollege, Rajahmundry started functioning as a Zilla school in 1853 and was upgraded as a Provincial school of Madras presidency in 1868. This was the beginning of the unbroken story of GovernmentCollege, Rajahmundrywhich completed about 160 years of its mammoth service in the field of Higher Education. It is the first and the oldest governmentCollege in Andhra Pradesh. The high school classes were discontinued in 1885 and the college has since remained exclusively as college for University classes. The College was affiliated to University of Madras in 1891. At the commencement of 19th century, the Government college at Rajahmundry was one of the only three graded Colleges maintained by Government in Madras Presidency, the other two being Presidency college at Chennai and Kumbakonam college at Kumbakonam. Having been started by the British, the college imparted Higher Education of European standards under the masterly guidance of academic luminaries from Oxford and CambridgeUniversities and produced personae par excellence in all fields of life and learning.

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GOVERNMENT COLLEGE AUTONOMOUS Y. JUNCTION,
Rajamahendravaram - 533103. Andhra Pradesh India.

gcrjy1853@gcrjy.ac.in

0883-2475732

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