The Government College of Commerce & Economics Karachi holds a unique position in the city's educational system. As a respected institution, it is committed to intellectual leadership, and to excellence in both developing knowledge and conveying that knowledge to its students.
At present, the number of students (boys & girls) in the college is slightly over 4000. There are about 30 faculty members errs and more than 10 Non -teaching staff.
The College in the beginning was housed in small buildings on the grounds of the DJ College. Later, due to increasing enrolment of students, it began to be felt that the space in which the college was functioning was not enough for its needs. In due course of time, the college acquired its own building where classes were started during the 1967-68 session.
College always proudly mentions the names of renowned educationists and scholars associated with this institution of higher learning like, Professor Razi-Ur-Rehman, Education Secretary & Professor N. A. Farooqui. later became chairman Inter Board Karachi and then chairman of Public Service commission, serving till 1992.
The Government College of Commerce & Economics Karachi today is the biggest Commerce College of the city. It comprises two faculties: Commerce & Computer Science. Currently, the college is affiliated with:
1. Board of Intermediate Education Karachi
2. University of Karachi
Prof. Dr. Razia Khokhar is the present principal of College. During her tenure, the college has made progress by leaps and bounds. The College is now moving fast on the path of technological development playing its due role in the national development.
The Mission of the college is to foster a learning environment, where students are motivated to make learning an on-going life-long process. The college faculty is committed to using the best teaching and training methodologies.