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Government Degree College, [GDC] Dharamsala

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Reviews About Government Degree College, [GDC] Dharamsala

Master of Science [M.Sc], batch of 2017

Daily class timings are according to time table and student get gap aftr class for their refreshment that that is to be fully needed so....Method of teaching is very nyc,,,NYC facultaty,,helpful and coprative experience in college was very memorable,unforgettable,and proudable.


Society of students are good. In campus of college related to sports festivals. And all cultural activities happens. And all students take part. And at last life of college is joyful and interesting. Where student can do his/her studies as well can achieve new and new things daily

Bachelor of Science [B.Sc] (Geology), batch of 2019
  • Assignments are given to students and two exams are conducted in each semester, Mid -term examination and Final Examination
  • Overall quality of teaching is good and method of teaching is good at Government Degree College.

  • There are a lot of student societies at Government Degree College.

Bachelor of Commerce [B.Com], batch of 2011

My daily routine was to attend the classes and to go to the library for the exam preparations. 


We don't have many events but some functions were conducted in some and the other way

About Government Degree College, [GDC] Dharamsala

Sharing its boundary with International Cricket Stadium, having a clear view of majestic Dhauladhars and dark rain-rich Monsoon clouds, gurgling streams and towering White Mountains, Government Post Graduate College, Dharamshala, the college of excellence, carries a long magnificent history of its own and the institution is now eighty four years old. The foundation stone of the college was laid by Sir Louis Dane, the then Lt. Governor of Punjab on 4th May, 1912. It was the first college in the state to introduce the faculties of Arts, Science and Commerce and also Post Graduation in different subjects. The college is also accredited by National Assessment and Accreditation Council, Bangloroo (NAAC). The collective efforts of teaching and non-teaching staff have already brought splendid and brilliant results and the roots of the college are spread throughout the country. The college has sanctioned strength of 83 teachers and 43 non-teaching staff.

  • The Foundation-Stone of the Old Main Block was laid on 4th May,1912, by the then Punjab Governor Sir Laois Done.
  • Brig Sherjung Thapa, Hero of Skardu(1948), the first awarded Mahavir Chakra, was student in the College in 1926.
  • It was the initiative of the then Principal Shri Gomti Prasad that subject Geology started at this college even before the department began functioning in Punjab University Chandigarh. When it comes to Masters degree in Geology, Dharamshala College was the First College in Himachal Pradesh to introduce it in 1984.
  • In order to cater to the growing demand of computer awareness among the youth, this college has introduced a Post Graduate Diploma in Computer Applications (PGDCA) from 2007-08 academic session. Bachelor of Computer Application (BCA) was started in June 2009. Master of Computer Application (MCA) and Bio-Tech was started in June 2012.
  • Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) programme was introduced by the Himachal Pradesh University, Shimla in the College of Business Studies in 1997 with the objectives of training and meeting man power requirements for junior management positions. and Master of Business Adminstration (MBA) was started in 2011.



Library is an integral part of any educational institution and the library of the college is fully computerized, spacious and largest in the state with a total number of 56911 books in its shelves. The College library has been "N-Listed" under INFLEBNET whereby students can have on line access to books and journals. To compete with the changing educational needs, self-financing and professional courses like BBA,MBA, PGDCA, BCA and MCA were also introduced in 1997,2011, 2007, 2010 and 2012 respectively. Besides six ca

The Career Guidance Cell of the college remains active throughout the session and arranges various counselling lectures for students to make them aware of the vistas open to them in this modem competitive world. The college has three modern Computer Labs with more than 100 computers and students have the privilege to avail internet facility with broad-band connection. The college has constituted various clubs and societies like Drama Club, Eco Club, Mountaineering and Trekking Club, Yoga and Fitness Club, Disaster Management

Scholarships provided by the college:

  • IGDA Scholarship only for full-time undergraduate, graduate or doctoral (or similar) students, or former students who graduated in the 6 months prior to the event they are applying for.
  • Subsidized seats in different courses alloted to the students on the basis of cut-off.
  • Post Matric Scholarship Scheme for SC students.
  • Post Matric Scholarship Scheme for ST students.
  • Post Matric Scholarship Scheme for OBC students.
  • Post Matric Scholarship Scheme for Disabled students.
  • National Mean Cum M

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