Govinda Dasa First Grade 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 accredited by NAAC with a ‘B’ Grade. 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.