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1963 - Established at Bastora, Bardez – Goa, with Science and Arts
faculties, affiliated to Bombay University.
1963 - Establishment of the first Herbarium in a college in Goa.
1968 - Shifted to Mapusa
1985 - Affiliated to Goa University.
1988 - Silver Jubilee celebration
1995 - Introduction of B.Com Course
1999 - Accredited with four stars by NAAC
2001 - The first College to offer a Post Graduate Degree Program in M.A.
Psychology under Goa University
2003 - Ruby Jubilee celebration
2003 - Establishment of the first Orchidarium in a college in Goa
2004 - Selected as one of the 47 best colleges out of 15000 colleges in
India and awarded the status of “College with Potential for Excellence” by UGC.
2004 - Academic excellence –Secured first rank in third year examination
in all the streams – Arts, Science and Commerce.
2004 - Principal of the College, Mr. Newman Fernandes, awarded the “Sam
Higginbotham Best Principal in India”, award.
2005 - Student Natalia Narang awarded the “ Best NCC cadet in India”, Gold
Medal at the hands of Shri. Manmohan Singh, Prime Minister of India.
2006 - The first College to offer a Post Graduate Degree Program in M.Com.
under Goa University
2008 - The first College to offer a Post Graduate Degree Program in M.Sc
Chemistry under Goa University.
2005-2009 - Awarded Best College in Sports in Goa for 5 consecutive years.
2009-2011 - Runners-up in Sports in Goa for 3 consecutive years.
2011 - Awarded “Best College Award” by Goa University.