Government Holkar Science College was founded on June 10, 1891. It was built by the ruler of Indore
, Maharaja Shivaji Rao Holkar, in memory of his father Maharaja Tukoji Rao Holkar. The college is affiliated to Devi Ahilya Vishwavidyalaya
, Indore. It offers graduate courses in Physics, Chemistry, Maths, Zoology, Botany, Statistics, Geology, Industrial Fisheries, Fisheries and Seed technology, Computer, Electronics, Micro-Biology, Pharmaceutical Chemistry and Bio-technology and post graduate courses in Bio-Chemistry, Botany, Chemistry, Geology, Statistics, Physics, and Zoology. The college provides research facilities in science subjects such as Bio-Physics and Geophysics. It has a library which consists of 50 thousand books including reference books. Sports activities are also available.