Education plays a key role in shaping the citizens to turn into productive resources of the society. A philanthropic institution, “The Tandava Sugarcane Growers and the Tuni Commission Merchants Association: with the unsustained cooperation from educational philanthropists took the lead facilitating the establishment of the present institution. The college came into existence on 06-10-1980 and is named as TTSCG & TTCMA Government Degree College and was affiliated to the Andhra University, Visakhapatnam. In the initial stage, the college introduced BA and B.Com as conventional courses with a small strength of 80 students.

The college was recognized by University Grants Commission by 2(f) and 12(B) on 02-08-1988 and came to be known as Government Degree College, Tuni. Withthe growing demand for science groups, a conventional course, BSc (Maths, Physics, Chemistry) was started in the year 1998. In tune with the changing needs of the society and importance of computer knowledge, restructured course of BSc (Maths, Physics and Computer Science) and BA (Computer Applications) were introduced in 2000-2001. The nearby industrial requirements for chemists led to the choice of Post Graduation course in M.Sc (Organic Chemistry) in the year 2003 as a self-finance course.

The JKC (Jawahar Knowledge Centre) was established in 2007 which imparts employability skills and Life Skills for the students during their graduation.

Further, MANA Tv Lessons are telecast through SAPNET as additional teaching supplement. The college is affiliated to AdiKavi Nannayya University since 2012. With the assistance from UGC, a hostel was constructed in the premises in 2011. The College was accredited with ‘B’ Grade in cycle 1 in 2006 by NAAC, Bangalore and again was re-accredited with ‘B’ Grade in 2014.

The College has a campus area of 22.14 acres with two blocks. It has student friendly well-furnished classrooms and well-equipped laboratories for Physics, Chemistry, Computer Science and English. There are 12 departments with Conventional and Restructured UG Courses and a PG Course in MSc. The college in its pursuance of providing quality education has added a fresh feather to its cap and acquired Autonomous Status in 2017. The college with the strength and autonomy in choosing new courses which are suitable to the educational demands of the nearby regions has introduced two restructured courses in Science stream namely BSc (Maths, Chemistry, Computer Science) and BSc (Botany, Chemistry, Computer science) and one course in Commerce BCom (Computer Applications) in 2017. Further, in 2018 with increasing demand in the region for Life Sciences, a conventional course in BSc (Botany, Zoology,Chemistry) was introduced.