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Goswami Ganesh Dutta Sanatan Dharma College was established in 1973. Late Pt. Mohan Lal Ji, former Home, Finance and Education Minister of Punjab is the founder of college management. The college propagates the knowledge that subsistence students to higher standards of competence and professionalism. The college has state of the art infrastructure. GGDSDC ensures quality education providing research facilities and consultancy services to meet today's global market and societal needs. 

GGDSDC offers various specializations through its courses in undergraduate, postgraduate, and doctoral programs. The college also offers 13  career-oriented add-on courses and vocational courses through the Deen Dayal Upadhyay KAUSHAL Kendra scheme of University Grants Commission, New Delhi. Goswami Ganesh Dutta Sanatan Dharma College admission can be done online by visiting the GGDSDC official portal. The college is accredited by NAAC 'A+' grade. GGDSDC is recognized by UGC as the 'A College with Potential of Excellence'. The institute provides a conducive environment for innovative learning techniques to create new ideas

About GGDSDC Society:

Goswami Ganesh Dutta Sanatan Dharma College is registered under Societies Registration Act XXI of 1860. In the year 2000,' Mrs. Kaushaliya Devi Verma Charitable Institute' for Women was set up on the college campus in the memory of  Smt. Kaushaliya Devi Verma, wife of Prof Roshan Lal Verma, founder Principal of GGDSDC. The institute aims at providing vocational training to the women from economically weaker sections of society.

The SD college, Chandigarh conducts 6 months and one year-long course including cutting, tailoring, embroidery, cosmetology, computer, and other training. Goswami Ganesh Dutta Sanatan Dharma College has conducted training for  93 batches with 1054 trainees, who have completed the course in Cutting, Tailoring and Embroidery. As many as 840 trainees have completed the course in Cosmetology and Beauty Culture.  Governing policies of society are constantly reviewed keeping in mind the societal requirements and organizational goals. Society constitutes a Managing Committee from amongst its members.

Governing Body of  GGDSDC:

  1. Shri. Upkar Krishan Sharma [President]
  2. Dr. Siddharth Sharma [Vice-President]
  3. Sh. Ramesh Mehta [Vice-President]
  4. Dr. Anirudh Joshi [General Secretary]
  5. Dr. P.K. Bajaj [General Secretary]
  6. Dr. S.C. Vaidya [General Secretary]
  7. Sh. Jatinder Bhatia [Finance Secretary]

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GGDSD College Highlights:

The highlights of Goswami Ganesh Dutta Sanatan Dharma College like address, affiliations, accreditations, and programs offered are mention below:

 Year of Establishment 1973 

Goswami Ganesh Dutta S.D.College 

sector 32-C, Chandigarh India-160030

 Affiliations Punjab University 
 Accreditations NAAC, 'A+' grade 
Recognitions UGC, NSE [NCCPM Course]
 Programs offered Undergraduate, Postgraduate and Doctoral  SD College Chandigarh Fees 

Other Institutes of GGDSDC:

  1. Pt.Mohan Lal S.D.Public School -Chandigarh
  2. Pt.Mohan Lal S.D.College for Women -Gurdaspur
  3. Pt.Mohan Lal S.D.College for Girls -Fatehgarh
  4. G.G.D.S.D.College -Kheri Gurna

Goswami Ganesh Dutta Sanatan Dharma College Courses:

The SD college, Chandigarh courses offer various specializations in undergraduate, postgraduate and doctoral courses. Few major courses including M.Com, M.Sc, B.Sc, BCA and other courses.

Disciplines  Courses  Specializations 
Commerce       B.Com   General 
 M.Com Entrepreneurship and Family Business 
Science           B.Sc    Biotechnology 
 M.Sc    Physics 
Information Technology
 PhD   Chemistry 
Humanity and Arts             BA  General
MA  English
Certificate/Diploma       Event Management
Child Philosophy
Guidance and Counselling
Environmental Auditing
Medical  B.Sc -
Diploma Medical Lab Technology
Pharmacy M.Sc Applied Chemistry
Vocational     BVoc     Fashion Technology and Apparel Design
Agri-Business and Agrarian Entrepreneurship
Hardware and Networking
Retail Management
Food Processing and Preservation
Fashion Certificate/Diploma Fashion Designing
 Computer Applications  Certificate/Diploma Computer-Based Accounting 
  Video Reporting
Animation Certificate/Diploma Animation and Graphics
Hospitality Certificate/Diploma Tourism and Travel
Business and Management Certificate/Diploma Advertising and Sales Management

Goswami Ganesh Dutta Sanatan Dharma College Rankings:

  1. The SD college, CHD is ranked 99th in All India Ranking 2019 by The National Institutional Ranking Framework [NIRF], MHRD, Govt. of India.
  2. The GGDSD college ranked 10th in BCA, 19th in Commerce, 21st in Science, 22nd in BBA and 33rd in Arts in the ‘Best College of India’ at All India Level in a survey conducted by India Today – MDRA, 2019.
  3. The institute ranked 1st in Commerce & Science and 2nd in Arts in city wise survey.
  4. Goswami Ganesh Dutta Sanatan Dharma College is selected under the ‘FIST Programme’ scheme by the DST, Government of India.
  5. Departments of Commerce & Management, BioSciences, and Economics of GGDSD College, Chandigarh have been declared as “High Rated Departments” by the UGC.
  6. GGDSD College is selected under the 'Star College' Scheme by the DBT Government of India.

GGDSD College Infrastructure:

The SD college has state of the art infrastructure spread over 16.5 acres of land. The college provides the air-conditioned auditorium with a capacity of 1000 people, gymnasium hall, digital library, PG Block and other areas. GGDSD College's entire campus is under e-surveillance. The college facilitates 51 laboratories, 4 seminar halls. The college library is housed with more than 68,850 books and e-books. 

Other Facilities:

  1. Guesthouse
  2. ATM facility 
  3. Sports grounds
  4. Building Automatic Management System (BAMS) in operation
  5. Underground reservoir with a capacity of 3 lakh liters.

GGDSD College Facilities:


The SD College library serves as the knowledge center for all of its departments. The library facilitates two reading halls with one outer section hall. GGDSD College library is fully automated with the integrated ERP software called the Campus Analyzer. The college library organizes book exhibitions every year on the college campus in different disciplines. The latest books by reputed publishers are arranged in the exhibition for the purpose. The reference collections are updated every year.

Digital Library:

The college digital is established to access electronic resources and internet services. The SD College digital library is equipped with 48 computers with speedy access to the internet with 10Mbps leased line collection. The library is a member of the IBNET N-List Programme through which it provides access to about 4,000 e-journals and more than 80,000 e-books from the event reputed publishers. The college facilitates The Jaws screen reading software for visually impaired students.

Smart Classrooms:

GGDSD College has developed a new concept of Smart Classrooms. These classrooms will facilitate teaching by providing the latest interactive technology. The college creates a professional environment by providing the latest audio-visual aids like interactive meeting pads/boards, Bluetooth, light touch pen, digital visualizer, DLP multimedia kits, high-resolution digital presenter UF-80 DX / ST and other facilities.


SD College, Chandigarh facilitates various laboratories to its students for effective learning. The college laboratories are as mentioned below:

  1. Computer and  IT lab
  2. Physics lab
  3. Chemistry lab
  4. Pharmaceutical lab
  5. Advanced Instrumentation lab
  6. Botany lab
  7. Zoology lab
  8. Central Research lab
  9. Psychology lab and other laboratories.

Free Remedial Meritorious Classes:

GGDSD College, Chandigarh organizes free remedial classes for SC/ST/OBC and minorities to improve their curriculum performance and to reduce the failure and drop-out rate. The College provides free UGC NET preparatory classes, IAS, CA and CS orientation classes for the economically weaker students and meritorious students.

Accidental Coverage:

SD College makes sure that all the students are covered under the accidental insurance scheme to the tune of Rs. 1,00,000/-. The policy will provide for reimbursement of medical expenses, subject to a limit of Rs. 500, incurred by any student for his/her treatment in a hospital/nursing home as an in-patient, for any injury sustained in an accident during the session. These claims will be settled by the insurance company. The policy includes the following events:

  1. Death
  2. Loss of two limbs/two eyes/one limb, one eye
  3. Loss of one limb/one eye
  4. Permanent total disability from injuries
  5. Permanent partial disability

Sports Incentives:

GGDSD College facilitates the budding players by providing them the well-maintained playground, incentives such as feeships, scholarships, personal sports equipment, free diet, and various awards. The players also get scholarships from the UT Administration and the PU Sports Department based on their performance in various camps. In addition to the freeships students will also get free boarding-lodging and sports-kits provided by the college, the sportspersons also get diet money and fee concession from the Sports Department of the Chandigarh Administration.

Other Facilities:

  1. Hostels
  2. Auditorium
  3. Internet
  4. Scholarship Freeship
  5. Book Bank
  6. Seminar Hall
  7. Health Center
  8. ATM Facility
  9. Gym

GGDSD College Scholarships:

Scholarship Freeship:

The SD College offers the scholarships and concession to the deserving meritorious and financially weak students. The book bank initiative, started by the college, aims at providing help to the deserving candidates. Scholarships are given to the top 10 position holders in the Panjab University annual examination system. The institution with the assistance of Chandigarh Administration to provides half [tuition] fee concession to the students in case two children [brothers/sisters] of the same parents are enrolled simultaneously in the college and also to those students whose parents’ annual income amounts to less than Rs. 1,00,000/-. The students can apply to these scholarships by visiting the college official website.

NSP Scholarship:

GGDSD College, Chandigarh also registered at National Scholarship Portal. Students may also apply for various Central and State Govt. scholarships by registering themselves at the NSP portal. The college acts as the bridge between various scholarship providers and financially backward students. The college maintains a good relationship with several authorities including Panjab University for availing scholarship opportunities for the benefit of deserving students. A large number of deserving students apply every year for various types of scholarships. 

Goswami Ganesh Dutta Sanatan Dharma College Placements:

GGDSD College Placement cell plays a major role in getting their students recruited. The cell also organizes the placement activities for the students of other colleges in the region. Goswami Ganesh Dutta Sanatan Dharma College Placement Cell ensures the advertisements related to job opportunities, competitive examinations, and columns published by career guidance experts are circulated regularly.  The placement cell makes sure that the students are aware of current trends and thus prepare them for the market needs, extension lectures by professional consultants and experts from the employment exchanges, reputed public and private organizations are held regularly on the campus. The college has collaborated with some of the reputed corporates for its courses:

  1. MoU with acclaimed University of the Fraser Valley [UFV], Canada for BBA and Computer Information System [CIS] Program.
  2. MoU with Tata Consultancy Services [TCS iON] for automation solutions and developing Enterprises Resource Planning [ERP].
  3. MoU with National Stock Exchange [NSE] to run a new NSE Certified Capital Market Professional Course

The SD College, CHD also provides training sessions to guide students on how to tackle job interviews and industrial trips to offer students a feel of the corporate sector and its nuances. The cell also facilitates students in seeking part-time jobs with a concept of ‘Earn while you learn’ thereby enhancing their employability. Every year more than 70 companies visit the college for recruitment. The Corporation Bank [A Govt. of India Enterprise] has enlisted GGDSD College for the recruitment of Probationary Officers for the bank. The college has industrial tie-ups for BVoc with reputed corporates like Punjab Dairy Development Board, Big Bazar, TCS, Metro Cash, Omkar Infotech, NIELIT, Black Industries Pvt. Ltd. and other corporates.

Top Recruiters:

  1. Google
  2. HDFC Bank
  3. DELL
  4. WIPRO
  5. Infosys
  6. Airtel
  7. AVIVA
  8. NIIT
  9. TATA Infotech

GGDSDC Alumni:

The SD College maintains a warm bond shared between the authorities and the students. The college boasts of numerous dynamic and well-placed alumni who maintain regular links with the college through an active alumni association. The college has an association called SDAAC. The students can register online for the alumni association on the college website. The members of the Alumni Association [SDAAC] also share their expertise and experience with the current generation of students, thus guiding and grooming them for the job market.

GGDSD College has witnessed the alumni succeeded in various professions and hold coveted positions, be it bureaucracy, judiciary, business, stock market, journalism, politics, fashion industry, acting, singing, academics, research, and IT industry. Some of the alumni of the college are recruited in top companies. 

SD College FAQ's:

Where does the councilling session be held in SD college?

The college conducts counseling for the applicant in the College Digital library.

What should the foreign applicants do in case they don't have Aadhaar card?

The foreign applicants are requested to mention the case while filling the online application. And the college website will lead the further process.

What is the Eligibility Criteria for the General pool?

Candidates who have not studied 10+2 at Chandigarh are eligible for the General pool.

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Goswami Ganesh Dutta Sanatan Dharma College, [GGDSDC] Chandigarh Eligibility Criteria and Admission Procedure

GGDSD College Eligibility Criteria: 

 Course Eligibility 
  • The student must have passed the 10+2 examination or its equivalent exam with at least 45% marks, or
  • The student must have passed the 10+2 examination or B.Com/B.Sc part-I [old scheme]  examination of Panjab University with at least 50% of marks.
  • The student must have passed 10+2 examination with English as one of the subjects with a minimum of 50% marks 
  • The student must have passed 10+2 examination in science with a minimum of 40% marks
  • The student must have passed 10+2 examination with Mathematics as one of the subjects with a minimum of 50% marks 
  • The student must have passed 10+2 examination with English as one of the subjects with a minimum of 50% marks, or
  • Must have passed any other equivalent examination recognized by Syndicate. 
  • The student must have a qualified Bachelor degree in Commerce/BBA/equivalent degree
  • The candidate must have qualified A Bachelor/Masters degree in any discipline with not less than 50% marks in aggregate. Or pass in final examination conducted by the Institute of Chartered Accounts of India or ICWA or ICSI for B.Com in Entrepreneurship and Family Business.
  • The student must have a qualified Bachelor's degree with a minimum of 55% aggregate in Physics and Chemistry, or
  • Must have passed B.Tech/B.Pharma in Chemical Engineering and Technology.
  • The student must have qualified for any Bachelor's degree with a minimum of 50% of marks, or
  • Must have qualified B.A in English/Economics/Mathematics with 45% of marks, or
  • Must have qualified B.Com/BBA/BA with Hons.
  • The student must have passed 10+2 examination in any discipline of the University/Board/ Council or examination of any other recognized university with not less than 45% marks in the aggregate.
  • The student must have qualified Bachelor's degree of Panjab University under 10+2+3 system of examination with at least 50% marks in any discipline, or
  • Must have passed B.E./B.Tech. with Mathematics as the main subject up to 10+2 level.

Goswami Ganesh Dutta Sanatan Dharma College Admissions:

The admission procedure in SD College, Chandigarh is made online. The student must visit the college official website for online registration and fill up the application with the required information. The students claiming any category/reservations are required to submit relevant documents on the day of councilling. The students must provide proper information for further process and they must be very specific about the scholarship/hostel details.

The Goswami Ganesh Dutta Sanatan Dharma College provides unique student login, faculty login and parents login for further access to the college website. The college conducts councilling for the eligible students in the college central library. The college encourages the Anti-Ragging system, at the time of admission applicant as well as their parents are requested to fill up the  Anti-Ragging Affidavit. The institute offers the UT pool and the General pool admissions. The SD college, Chandigarh cut off will be published on the college website.

Courses and Fees Structure of Goswami Ganesh Dutta Sanatan Dharma College, [GGDSDC] Chandigarh

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Goswami Ganesh Dutta Sanatan Dharma College, [GGDSDC] Chandigarh Management Courses and Fees Structure
Course Name Fees Interested
Master of Business Administration [MBA]  2 year(s), Full Time

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Goswami Ganesh Dutta Sanatan Dharma College, [GGDSDC] Chandigarh Commerce Courses and Fees Structure
Course Name Fees Interested
Bachelor of Commerce [B.Com]  3 year(s), Full Time
Bachelor of Commerce [B.Com] {Hons.}  3 year(s), Full Time
Master of Business Economics [MBE]  2 year(s), Full Time
Master of Commerce [M.Com]  2 year(s), Full Time
Goswami Ganesh Dutta Sanatan Dharma College, [GGDSDC] Chandigarh Science Courses and Fees Structure
Course Name Fees Interested
Bachelor of Science [B.Sc]  3 year(s), Full Time
Bachelor of Science [B.Sc] {Hons.}  3 year(s), Full Time
Master of Science [M.Sc]  2 year(s), Full Time
Goswami Ganesh Dutta Sanatan Dharma College, [GGDSDC] Chandigarh Humanities and Arts Courses and Fees Structure
Course Name Fees Interested
Bachelor of Arts [BA]  3 year(s), Full Time
Master of Arts [MA]  2 year(s), Full Time
Goswami Ganesh Dutta Sanatan Dharma College, [GGDSDC] Chandigarh Mass Media and Communications Courses and Fees Structure
Course Name Fees Interested
Post Graduate Diploma  1 year(s), Full Time
Goswami Ganesh Dutta Sanatan Dharma College, [GGDSDC] Chandigarh Computer Applications Courses and Fees Structure
Course Name Fees Interested
Bachelor of Computer Application [BCA]  3 year(s), Full Time
Post Graduate Diploma  1 year(s), Full Time

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Student Satisfaction Rating 

Based on 22 Student's Reviews 7.3/10  
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Goswami Ganesh Dutta Sanatan Dharma College, [GGDSDC] Chandigarh Ranking

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India Today 41
Commerce Ranking
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India Today 23
Science Ranking
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India Today 23

Approval, Recognition, Affiliation and Accreditation

The college is approved by NAAC; affiliated to Panjab University - [PU], Chandigarh.

Hostel Details

Goswami Ganesh Dutta Sanatan Dharma College Hostel Details:

SD College provides separate hostels for boys and girls. The boy's hostel seated with 275 students whereas the girl's hostel seated with 300 seats. The congenial atmosphere of the entire campus of the hostel is conducive to the establishment of a true academic community with full opportunity for social, cultural and intellectual development every assistance is given to the individual student to adjust himself effectively to all the aspects of college and community living. The hostels ensure the student's comfort to make them feel the family atmosphere. The college facilitates the hostellers with following providings:

  1. For the recreation of students, the hostel is provided with Recreation Hall with excellent arrangements of Gym & indoor games like Table Tennis, Carrom, Chess and other games.
  2. The college conducts activities like Freshers’ Nite, talents search contest, inter-hostel quizzes declamation contest, in – house discussions on varied topics, personality development seminars, Diwali, Lohri celebrations and other activities are held throughout the year.
  3. The Principal and the chief warden regularly hold interactive sessions with hostel residents providing them an opportunity to give valuable suggestions and feedback.
  4. To infuse moral and spiritual values the hostel conducts prayers every evening. Sandhya Aarti is the time when all the residents assemble at the small temple in the hostel, light a lamp and invoke the blessings of the Divine. 

Contact Details and Location

Address : Sector 32C, Chandigarh, 160030
Website : http://www.ggdsd.ac.in

Student Reviews

Bachelor of Science [B.Sc] (Non-Medical), batch of 2020


The daily routine is good with classes of 40-minute duration. The method of teaching is good and the teachers support the students as well. 


Cultural and Sports events are conducted on campus. College life is good.


Bachelor of Computer Application [BCA], batch of 2019

The daily routine of college is quite comfortable. My class timings are good. And regarding the examination and assignments, they are given at a good time. The method of teaching is also good. My overall experience in college is good.


Our college organises a lot of festivals every time. We also play a lot of games and there are other cultural festivals as well.

Master of Commerce [M.Com], batch of 2019

Class timings are 9.00 am to 3.00 pm. There are mid-semester exams in the middle of the semester and then there are semester exams for each semester. The quality and method of teaching as I have listened is really good over here.


The college has many clubs and societies. They conduct many fests in college which makes the college life more lively and we tend to learn a lot.

Bachelor of Commerce [B.Com], batch of 2018

Class timings are from 9 am-3 pm and there are no breaks in between. One lecture is for one hour. Quality of teaching is good. My overall experience is good.


There are all types of clubs in college like acting, sports, literature etc. Once in a year festival of each department take place all together in a week and that week is full of fun.

Bachelor of Science [B.Sc] (Computer Applications), batch of 2019

Attendance is not much of a concern here. No timings for classes, the classes are usually btw 8 am-4 pm. Teachers are friendly and they guide us really well.

Bachelor of Arts [BA] (Economics), batch of 2020

Class timings are diff for every course. Projects assignments are taken on the regular basis and exam pattern is very good. Teachers are highly qualified and experienced. Overall experience is just amazing.


There are countlesa societies and clubs which a student can join in the campus like Rotaract clubs, drama and dancing clubs. There are many fests held in college during the year most popular fest is virasat college life is purely good.

Bachelor of Science [B.Sc] (Biotechnology), batch of 2018

There are various clubs and groups formed by students itself like the sports club, music club, etc each department organises its own fest which generally takes place in the month of February or March and finally, Virasat takes place. The life in this college is good. 

Bachelor of Arts [BA], batch of 2012

Class timings are good, you get to choose your class schedule. Quality is decent in terms of teaching Overall experience of college was quite good. It was a decent environment.


Clubs and societies aren't that good. The Main festival is sports day. In general college life was good.

Master of Science [M.Sc] (Physics), batch of 2017

The daily routine is 2 lectures of 1 hour 30 minutes each and then lab for performing practical that is also of 3 hours in continuation.


Life in college is not that exciting and even students societies are not that good.

Bachelor of Commerce [B.Com] {Hons.}, batch of 2015
  • Professors here are very well equipped in there subjects and taught us with utmost clarity. Teachers here are doing excellent job. All are very friendly in nature and motivate us to move and conquer our goals in life without giving up
  • Overall it is an institution where your 3 years will be full of knowledge, fun, friends, personality development 

  • There are various unions and associations working in support with college doing work in the fields of environmental issues, family planning awareness and safety.

Bachelor of Arts [BA], batch of 2018
  • College is termed best in academics in every sphere especially commerce. It holds the best B.COM and BBA faculty. There is a lot of variety of subjects in humanities department which attracts lots of students to pursue B.A with their subjects. The best one being journalism , functional English and advertising and sales (according to my taste).
  • Classes are held regularly and attendance is online. The practical subjects like journalism include several seminars and workshops which are held on a regular basis. The few ones attended so far were regarding public relations, direction and filming, editing, radio journalism etc.
  • The college is full of exposures with lots of academic and extra curricular opportunities.

Discussion Forum


Top colleges for Commerce in Chandigarh/Delhi.

Asked By: Anonymous 16 May 2016


Hello Himanshu!

Here is the list:

1. DAV College 1. Shri Ram College of Commerce
2. Goswami Ganesh Dutta Sanatan Dharma College 2. Hans Raj College
3. Government College of Commerce and Business Administration 3. Hindu College
4. Chandigarh University 4. Sri Venkateshwara College Delhi
5. Chandigarh Group of Colleges 5. Jesus and Mary College
6. Lovely Professional University 6. Ramjas College
7. Karnataka State Open University 7. Delhi College of Arts and Commerce
8. Swami Vivekanand Group of Institutes 8. Sri Guru Gobind Singh College of Commerce

Answer By: Getmyuni

17 May 2016

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