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Government Degree College for Women, Anantnag

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About Government Degree College for Women, Anantnag

Being a part of the Government policy towards Human Resource Development and Women Empowerment, it was in March 1979 that the Government Degree College for Women came into existence as a full fledged Arts College for Women. Since its inception, the College has grown in strength and standard and is marching ahead in pursuit of excellence offering now various other streams apart from Arts stream.

In April 1984, the College took the lead in South Kashmir in introducing Science Stream for girl students. It was in March 1997, that the College was allowed to have Sericulture as one of the vocational subjects and it was followed by the introduction of Home Science in the year March 1999 as full-fledged stream and Computer Science Application (B.C.A.) in 2005.

As a result of an initiative, the college now is about to introduce yet one more subject in the form of Tourism and Travel Management. Shortly, the College shall be having its own Web site and on-line facility will be kept available for the students.

The College has proved to be an apex institution of Higher Education for female Students in District Anantnag and its adjoining areas from the adjacent Districts with primary objective to provide learning opportunities to the female students in a very much conducive atmosphere and in keeping with the recognized standards of academic excellence. The College is committed to provide an intellectually stimulating environment for productive learning with an aim to enhance the educational, economical and cultural horizons of the girl students in seeking education at an under-Graduate level.

In the year 2004, the College has been Accredited with B + + Grade by the National Accreditation and Assessment Council (NAAC), Banglore, an autonomous body set by the University
Grants Commission (UGC), New Delhi. Getting B + + Grade means a score of 85 – 90 marks on the rating scale of 100 points. This has been possible with the hard work, dedication and active cooperation of every one in the College.

The College is going to be re-accredited by the NACC Peer Team in between June-July this year i.e.2010 and do expect much more improved grade over B + + Grade.

Departments :-

  • Department Of Computer Science
  • Department Of Home Science
  • Department Of Botany
  • Department Of Zoology
  • Department Of Physics
  • Department Of Chemistry
  • Department Of Arabic
  • Department Of Sericulture
  • Department Of Education
  • Department Of Economics
  • Department Of History
  • Department Of Political Science
  • Tour and Travel
  • Department Of Persian
  • Department Of Hindi
  • Department Of Urdu
  • Department Of Mathematics
  • Department Of English

Admission :-

Admission to BCA Programme shall be made by the college from academic session 2016 as the college has been authorized by the University of Kashmir vide Notification No. F(CRC)ACAD/KU/15 dated: 17-10-2015

For more details about admission please contact :-

Tel.  01932-222385

Facilities :-


The College has one main Library in the College Campus serving the College fraternity and acts as the heart of the academic community. It is rich in resources and has “twenty eight thousand six hundred eighty seven” books as on 7-01-2010.


Students are allowed to borrow one Book at a time which must be returned within 7 days, failing which a delay fine of one rupee per day is charged.

Library Rules

  1. All books, news papers, magazines, journals shall heave to be handled properly.
    If any of these is t

Placement :-

The institute offers placement assistance to the students for seeking best job in the industry. Along with that, the college also provide training and career guidance services to shape the career of students by developing their personalities. The institute organizes various programs for enhancing the skills of the students and make them prepare for upcoming challenges.

Scholarship and Financial Aid :-

In order to boost and encourage the poor and orphan Students for higher education ,the College provides scholarship and
Financial Assistance to deserving and poor Students belonging to:-

  1. All categories falling under SRO 294 dated 21-10-2005.*
  2. Poor, handicapped/physically challenged and orphan Students (from the College students Welfare Fund)
    as per the norms issued by the Administrative Department/Government. * *

    * A student eligible for Scholarship under SRO 294 shall not be considered from


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