SFGC was established in 1992 by Seshadripuram Educational Trust (SET), the pioneering educational management. Founded in 1930, SET, in course of its sustained growth across eight decades, has burgeoned as the foremost educational organization in Karnataka. SET has grown as a global conglomerate of premier educational institutions and a symbol of emergent free India, catering to a total student population of over 20000. The Trust engages more than 900 employees and provides education ranging from pre-school to post graduation and research. The mission statement of SET affirms that "every individual from each stratum of society deserves affordable, relevant and quality education". The Trust constantly strives to meet this social obligation by "inclusion and expansion of newer streams in its institutions" and provision of world-class infrastructure. The ultimate goal of the Trust is to nurture "knowledge that will lead to happiness, peace, harmony and prosperity."
SFGC was Established in 1992, with only one course (BA), the college has grown phenomenally during the past two decades. Now we offer undergraduate courses in Arts, Commerce, Physical Science, Life science and Computer Science; and the postgraduate course in Management (MBA).
The establishment of SFGC signaled a sea-change in the educational scenario of Bangalore and a boon, especially, to the aspirants from North Bangalore.
Professionally managed by the SET, and affiliated to Bangalore University, the college is managed by a governing council of eminent academicians and management experts who benchmark quality targets and ensure that they are achieved by the college.