Dronacharya P.G. College of Education, Rait has created an inimitable academic space for itself within nearly nine years of its monumental existence. It has made an enviable reputation for cutting-edge learning in academic and co-academic skills through its commitment to innovative and student-friendly initiatives. The college is situated in truly enchanting Kangra Valley right in the lap of snow clad Dhauladhars. The College was established in 2006 and is self financed, non-aided educational institute managed by OCEAN Society. It is affiliated to H.P University, Shimla and recognized by NCTE and by UGC under section 2(f) of UGC Act 1956. Dronacharya P.G. College of Education is situated on NH-154 at Rait, Kangra (H.P.) on Mandi- Pathankot National Highway. It is the youngest college in the state of Himachal Pradesh to be graded by ‘NAAC’ with Grade ‘B’. It offers B.Ed. and M.Ed. Course; three professional courses BBA,BCA and PGDCA.
Dronacharya P.G. College of Education is a place “Where knowledge is created, not just communicated”. Located in rural set up, the motto of the college is “Achieving the most with much less” which is apt as the college is catering to economically and socially disadvantaged students with an aim to equip them with a better future by shaping their personality, strengthening their character, instilling in them a sense of responsibility, and developing their potentials to the fullest.
The college aims at imparting learning and provides a learner centric approach rather than teacher-centric one. The college has scaled new heights of excellence by becoming the first recipient of Best College in Rural Area Award given by Communication Multimedia and Infrastructure (CMAI) in National Himachal Pradesh Education Summit & Awards, 2014 supported by Department of MNRE, Govt. of India; Department of MSME Govt. of India, National Internet Exchange of India.
The college has always taken lead to provide progressive and quality teacher education by equipping pupils from rural background with all the necessary virtues and traits.The college has always remained committed to fulfill its social responsibility of producing value driven students to fulfill the challenging demands of 21st century.
The College aims at imparting life-long learning and provides a learner centric rather than teacher- centric educational process. The college boasts of well equipped and conducive infrastructural facilities i.e Seminar hall, Educational Technology lab, Computer lab (Wi-Fi facility), Social Science lab, Science lab, Library, Hostel and Canteen facilities. Co-curricular activities are an integral part of education and they ensure harmonious development of an individual.
Activities such as debates, declamation ,quiz competition
In the changing global environment, a suitable job is of utmost importance for the graduate, which provides a fitting satisfaction to the student after completion.
Thus, to facilitate this aspiration of the graduating student we at Dronacharya College have a full-fledged Training and Placement Cell, which works towards the fulfillment of the student’s aspirations of a suitable job. The cell has been working towards this aspiration of the students and in the recent past, the cell has been able to hold campuses, join
The Department of Higher Education, Himachal Pradesh, has launchede-PASS (Electronic Payment & Application System of Scholarships) Software, a Project for Online System of Scholarships for Himachal Pradesh, sponsored by the Department of Information Technology (DIT), Govt. of India, and developed by the Centre for Good Governance (CGG), Hyderabad (Andhra Pradesh), through the Website http://hpepass.cgg.gov.in, w.e.f. 2013-14.
All Scholarship Schemes (except Minority Scholarship Schemes & Disabled Scholarship Schemes) of the