PrincipalI am Dr. Purnakala Samant, Principal of Government College Arts, Science and Commerce located at Khandola, Marcela Goa and I am extremely happy to address you all. This College started its journey in the year 1989, as a College of Arts and Commerce followed by the Science stream in the year 1990 catering to the needs of the rural areas.

This esteemed Institution has a vision as ‘Centre of Excellence’ with a dynamic Mission to dedicate its energies to be responsive to the needs of an ever changing society by promoting excellence in academics. Its goals and objectives are geared to encourage advancement in education and to create a culture that inculcates and reinforces ethical and pro-social values for the society in areas such as Arts, Culture Music and Sports.

This institution which started with a menial count below hundred is soaring in its number very soon will be nearing to thousand. Our objectives are aimed at uplifting the first generation learners with the help of versatile, dedicated and highly qualified staff.

This institution is indebted to the Government of Goa for its support and co-operation . It has left no stone unturned to provide adequate infrastructure to meet the needs of the times.
At the moment, this institution has set a target to develop a Research culture using advance Technology to create an atmosphere of Higher Education within and overseas. Interfacing Education with Industrial demands will be accomplished to meet the above goals towards the road to development. Moreover, another key factor will be taken care of, to enrich the society with skill based entrepreneurs in the areas of business, finance and management in the corporate world which is the need of the hour.

Artistic talents, creativity and linguistic growth will take its roots and blossom in the areas of Arts and Humanities. Literature along with emotional intelligence will promote to accomplish the above dreams and vision.

Our Motto “ Service to Others” motivates to work and walk in the avenue to uplift and resolve issues concerning health, education and environment.
As our Institution progresses and is on its journey to fulfil its goals, vision and aspiration, we look forward for the continuous support from our well wishers to be with us on this journey towards excellence.


Dr. Purnakala Samant