Palamaner is in the western part of Chittoor district with two states as its boundaries; viz Tamilnadu and Karnataka. The two capital cities; Chennai and Bangalore are nearer to the town. Hence the Degree College located here has a pivotal role in nurturing the students to meet with requirement of the job market. Palamaner bears a title, “Poor men’s Ooty”. The aim and objective of the college is to witness the “vertical progress” of the marginalised sections of the students. To meet with the higher educational needs of the students the Degree College was established in the year 1983 as a result of the sustained and patient efforts of the stake holders of the town. Late Sri Varra Chenna Reddy garu, a magnanimous philanthropist donated 1.5 lakhs towards corpus fund and thus it was after his name the college obtained the title SVCR Government Degree College. Though the college had its beginning with one group i.e. B.A. later the tree had many branches like B.Com. and B.Sc. The consistent efforts of the stake holders made it possible to start PG courses too in Commerce and English departments.