Dr. Ambedkar First Grade College is run by Dr. AMBEDKAR MEMORIAL EDUCATION TRUST. This institution was started by late Sri. D. BASHKARAN, Ex-Deputy Mayor in the year 1978 in the name of Dr. Ambedkar, the champion of the downtrodden, to impart higher education particularly to the downtrodden and weaker sections of the Society. The College has developed a lot in various fields, since its inception. Within a span of 30 years, over ten thousand students have already availed the benefit of getting education from this institution. The college at present offers Pre-University and Degree Courses in Arts, Science and Commerce. The Science department was introduced from the academic year 1982-83, at P.U.C. level. At degree level BSc., Computer Science was introduced from the academic year 1997 - 98. The Management ventured into Management Studies from the academic year 1993-94. it shall be the aim of the Management to run this college in a manner benefiting the lofty ideals propagated by Baba Saheb Dr. Ambedkar. The college promotes the ideals of equality and human dignity.
The institution also provides opportunities to its young students to develop the potentialities to the fullest extent, so that they achieve a high standard of excellence both in curricular and extra-curricular activities. The college aspires to inculcate among the students a sense of devotion to duty and mould them to be responsible citizens.