Sant Sohirobanath Ambiye, Government College of Arts and Commerce, Virnoda, Pernem, Goa was established in the academic year 1993-94. The College is housed in a state-of-the-art building situated alonside NH-66 and nestled amidst pristine, greenery under a canopy of clear blue sky. With the excellent results it has achieved over the years, with hundreds of graduates placed in life, one can say that the College and the Taluka as a whole is on the highway to knowledge and success.
The new infrastructure is expected to provide a further boost to make this College a pride of the people of Pernem Taluka. The College is managed by the Government of Goa and offers degree courses leading to B.A., B.Com., M.Com., and M.A. (Marathi). The College also has a research centre in Commerce offering Ph.D. degree in the subject of Commerce. The College is permanently affiliated to the Goa University and recognized by the University Grants Commission (U.G.C.), New Delhi, under Sections 2 (f) and 12 (B) of the UGC Act of 1956. The College is accredited by NAAC (National Assessment and Accreditation Council) with a CGPA of 2.74 out of 4.00 in 2015.