Introduction

Shree Guru Gobind Singh Ji Government College Paonta Sahib, established in the year 1994, has been given the name after 10th Sikh Guru Shree Guru Gobind Singh Ji to commemorate the tercentenary of Khalsa Panth which he founded here itself during his sojourn between 1685-1689. The Gurudwara Paonta Sahib holds high religious and historical importance to Sikhs all around the world. The majestic Yamuna flows by the town. Paonta Sahib is also one of the important growing industrial towns in Himachal Pradesh. Dehradun, the capital city of Uttarakhand State, is only 50 km from Paonta Sahib. The College is affiliated to Himachal Pradesh University, Shimla and registered under 2f and 12b of UGC Act. The college is running regular UG courses in Arts, Science and Commerce. The IT courses BCA and PGDCA are also running under Self-financing mode. Our college is fortunate to be amongst the only two colleges in Himachal Pradesh where skill-based courses are being offered under the UGC sponsored Community College Scheme viz. Advance Diploma in Food Processing and Advance Diploma in  Pharmaceuticals. From the current academic session (2016-17), two PG courses have also been started in our college viz. M.A. English and M.Com. From the forthcoming session (2017-18) two more PG courses viz. M.A. Economics and M.A. Hindi will also be started in the college. The college is providing regular education to 1960 students. Apart from this, the college also has IGNOU (Indira Gandhi National Open University) Study Centre with an additional enrolment of over 633 learners.