Govt. Model Science College, a premier institute of science
teaching and research, has a long and glorious history
of 100 years. Prior to its formal establishment in 1961,
it was known as Victoria College, which bifurcated into
two centers of education a science college and an arts
& commerce college. The college is situated in an
urban locale, spreads over an area of about thirty-two
acres on Gwalior Jhansi road. Its magnificent campus endows
it with a place of pride among renowned institutes. Recognized
under 2f and 12b of the U.G.C., it is a government-funded
institution. Taking cognizance of the institute’s
great strides in the sphere of education the Govt. of
M.P. conferred on it the status of a model college in
the year 1985. Since then the college has grown into a
multi-faceted institute of science education and carved
out a place of itself.
Affiliated to Jiwaji University, Gwalior, the college
is now offering instruction in UG & PG programmes
in difference science disciplines. The total range of
programme options available to students is 33 *(14 UG,
11 PG, 01 Diploma & 06 Ph. D.). The post graduate
programme is available in Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics,
Zoology, Botany, Computer Science, Military Science, Electronics,
Microbiology, Biotechnology & Industrial Chemistry.
The college is an approved research center of Jiwaji university,
Gwalior with adequate infrastructure for running Ph.D.
level programmes and registers candidates for Ph.D. degree
in six subjects, to add a new dimension to itself the
college has introduced PGDCA from to session 2006-07.
The evaluation of the college has largely been based
on its internal processes-concern for high quality and
academic rigor, and close interaction between the faculty
and students. The college has on its roll more than two
thousand five hundred students with a faculty of eighty-two
qualified permanent teachers supported by 110 non-teaching
staff and guest faculties. Being a co-educational institution,
it provides a conductive atmosphere for sharing knowledge,
information and experience among students. A healthy ration
of male / female students in PG programmes reveals a progressive
perspective among the educated youth.
The college is adequately equipped with an elaborate
infrastructure of a sufficient number of laboratories
and classrooms. The college has on its campus –
central library, having more than sixty thousand books,
a boys hostel, a large playground, a vehicle stand, a
well-maintained botanical garden and a Central Computer
facility. Seminars / symposia and workshops are frequently
organized to keep the staff and the students acquainted
with the latest trends and developments in different fields.