About College

Govinda Dasa College, founded in the year 1967 and affiliated to Mangalore University offers Bachelor Degree courses in Arts, Commerce, Science, Business Management and Computer Application for both girls and boys. It is Re-accredited by NAAC with a ‘A’ Grade with a CGPA of 3.14. The Hindu Vidyadayinee Sangha, which manages the college and other sister institutions, was founded on 30-11-1916, with the starting of Iddya Vidyadayinee School in the precincts of Sri Iddya Mahalingeshwara Temple, by the visionary teachers and well wishers. Vidyadayinee High School was started in the year 1944 and the next step was the starting of Govinda Dasa College in the year 1967.

The College Management and Faculty believe that the best way to prepare the youth for a career is through quality education with emphasis on human values and virtues.


To facilitate students, largely coming from rural areas, reach higher levels of knowledge, capabilities and human values by the pursuit of excellence and promotion of quality for leadership.


Govinda Dasa College has the following mission in the pursuit of its vision.

  1. Offer quality education at an affordable cost.
  2. Promote human values by practising them.
  3. Impart skills for acquiring and generating knowledge.
  4. Promote responsible citizenship through outreach programmes.
  5. Prepare the students for career responsibilities by honing their soft skills.
  6. Facilitate effective interaction among Management, Faculty, Students, Parent and Alumni.
  7. Give priority to girl's education.
Core Values

The institute is committed to the Core Values of:

  1. Contribution to National Development by adopting Strategies for Inclucive Growth.
  2. Fostering Value Based Global Competencies amongest Staff and Students.
  3. Promoting the use of Technology.
  4. Quest for Excellence amongst Staff and Students.
  5. Maintaining a Clean and Green Environment.
  6. Participatory Leadership.
  7. Give priority to girl's education.