Type of College

Government - Autonomous

Accreditation & Recognition

UGC, NAAC with "A" Grade




Devi Ahilya Vishwavidyalaya, Indore

About Govt. (Model, Autonomous) Holkar Science College, Indore

Govt. (Model, Autonomous) Holkar Science College, Indore was popularly known as Holkar Science College, Indore established on 10th June 1891 by the then King of erstwhile Holkar state Hon'ble Maharaja Shivaji Rao Holkar.

It is one of the premier colleges established to impart & provide in the field of higher education for the deserving candidates and prove to be a milestone in the part of progress.

The college is affiliated with Devi Ahilya Vishwavidyalaya, Indore and it is recognized by the University Grants Commission (UGC) under section 2(f) & 12(B) on 1st April 1960 under Act, 1956.

It is re-accredited by National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC) with "A" Grade (CGPA Score 3.49 on a 4 Point Scale in 3rd Cycle) in 2016.

The aim of the college was striven hard to fulfill its promises of providing quality education to produce thoughtful, intelligent and competent human beings capable of facing the challenges of the life bravely.

It is a co-educational government Institute, provided a regular course in which is located in the urban part of Indore played a pioneering role in the field of higher education.

At the time of opening of the new building of the college, the college of the state stressed the need of girl education. The king could foresee that conservatism and dogmatic religious beliefs would soon give way to scientific outlook and rationalism.

With the increasing number of students and multiplication of disciplines, the college was split into two separate and independent units.

One of these two colleges was designated as Govt. Arts and Commerce College while this college retained its prestigious original name i.e. Holkar College.

At present, the institution is imparting education in science with the emphasis on scientific research. During the course of its journey, the college remained affiliated to Calcutta and Allahabad Universities.

In view of the quality of education provided by the college, the Govt. of M.P. recognized this college as a Model college in 1985-86.

The UGC found it fit to be an autonomous college conferred as a status prior to the grant of 'Autonomy' on 10th June 1891 and ever since then the college has been a full-fledged autonomous institution (in both at UG and PG levels) on 1st September 1989.

The college also received the numbers of achievements awards in the field of education, sports and curricular activities under Devi Ahilya Vishwavidyalaya, Indore.

on 2nd March 2002, it was also given the status of being a "Center for Excellence" by the Government of Madhya Pradesh.

The college offers three years undergraduate courses in Bachelor of Science streams with various specializations and two years of a postgraduate course in Science with various specializations under Devi Ahilya Vishwavidyalaya, Indore. It also offers M.Phill, Ph.D. and Certificate courses.

Also, the UG and/or PG programmes offered by the college which is not covered under the Autonomous status of UGC Govt. are Bachelor of Arts, Science, Commerce with various specialization under Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU), New Delhi.

University examinations of different courses, examinations conducted by Devi Ahilya Vishwavidyalaya, Indore and various other examinations are held in the college premises.

Admissions here also done through Govt. of M.P. online portal by the Department of Higher Education M.P. and hence gives a transparent and fair method of admission.


  • To develop the personality of the students in a holistic way by making them responsible, thoughtful and mature citizens of our country


  • To widen the horizon of the students, to enlighten their minds with quality, value-added, career-oriented education
  • To ensure the fullest exploitation of their potentials so that they are able to compete in the era of new thoughts and technology and can serve the humanity in a better way
  • The college has a vibrant campus life with a wide range of opportunities to fill your free time
  • The college has an impressive and pollution-free campus with panoramic green surroundings, elegant landscaping and beautiful flower-beds
  • The college has separate individual departments for all subjects with young, dynamic faculty and non-teaching staff and with good results
  • The college has the most eminent Faculty members and they are really well qualified, experienced and truly committed towards enhancement and development of the students
  • The college has well-equipped with modern facilities like library, laboratory, classrooms, computer lab, seminar halls, hostel, canteen, gymnasium, multipurpose halls, playground etc.
  • A sufficient number of classrooms with varying sizes are made available for the smooth conduct of different classes in the college
  • The college has a library with a good number of books (both text and reference) on various subjects to meet the needs of the students as well as the teachers with reading room facility. Daily Newspapers and selected journals are also regularly subscribed
  • State of the Art Laboratories with sufficient space and all the necessary equipment are made available to various departments
  • The college has taken up the responsibility of imparting necessary, effective and practical education to the students so that they can reach great heights and attain maximum achievements in their life
  • The college has established an Internal Quality Assurance Cell (IQAC) on 1st November 2003 to assure the quality of the college and also details regarding submission of Annual Quality Assurance Reports (AQAR) to NAAC annually
  • Internet facilities may be availed by the students and teachers as per their needs
  • The Transportation facility is available for students
  • The college has a significant presence in the field of research. A number of major & minor research projects are awarded to the faculty members by the UGC and other bodies
  • The college has a large playground with well-equipment for different sports like Cricket, Football, Volleyball, Hockey, Badminton and so on
  • A medical facility has been available in the college for the benefit of the students
  • State Government and Central Government offers a number of scholarships to the meritorious students and the students belonging to SC / ST / OBC
  • The institution has provided ICT facilities like computers, projectors, audio-visual gadgets, scanners and printers to the departments and also other aids and a huge number of availability of books for effective delivery of curriculum and for inculcating the knowledge of the subject
  • A special complaint cell (Sexual Harassment Cell) has been formed for the female students in the college. Students can directly complain orally or by written application to the head of the cell. Apart from this, Ragging is strictly prohibited on the college campus
  • To sharpen the skill of students and their personality development, various curricular and extra-curricular activities are the regular features of the institution
  • The college also provides NCC training to its students. The NCC cadets attend different camps and earn pride for themselves and for the college
  • The college Unit NSS Wing performs different type of social services within and outside of the area
  • The college also organizes workshops, seminars, and conferences for improving teaching skills and methodology
  • The college consists of Women Empowerment Cell for aiming at intellectual and social upliftment of the female students, the cell stands for facilitating women's empowerment through guest lectures, seminars, awareness programs, other welfare activities and to analyze underlying causes through research to women discrimination and to generate awareness
Levels of study
Streams Mode Duration Eligibilty
Bachelor of Science in Chemistry Full Time 3 Years 10+2
Bachelor of Science in Computer Science Full Time 3 Years 10+2
Bachelor Of Science in Electronics Full Time 3 Years  
Bachelor of Science in Mathematics Full Time 3 Years
Bachelor Of Science in Physics Full Time 3 Years  
Bachelor of Science in Statistics Full Time 3 Years 10+2
Master of Science in Biochemistry Full Time 2 Years  
Master of Science in Botany Full Time 2 Years B.Sc
Master of Science in Geology Full Time 2 Years B.Sc
Master of Science in Physics Full Time 2 Years BSc
Streams Mode Duration Eligibilty
Master of Philosophy in Zoology Full Time 2 Years Master's Degree
  • Library
  • Sports
  • Hostel
  • Laboratories
  • Internet
  • Bank/ATM
  • Classroom
  • Placement
  • Scholarship
  • Workshop
  • Seminar Halls
  • Playground
  • Curricular Activities
  • Reading Rooms
  • Indoor Stadium
  • Multipurpose Hall
  • N.C.C.
  • N.S.S.
  • Medical Facility
  • Counseling Centre
  • Outdoor Stadium
  • Common Rooms
  • Computer Lab
  • Cafeteria/Canteen
  • Guidance
  • Anti Ragging
  • Anti-Sexual Harassment Committee
  • Public Transportation
  • Soft Skills Training
  • Women Empowerment Cell





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