Govt. Degree College Women , Kathua.

About College

Govt Degree College for Women, Kathua was established in 2005, by an order of Govt of Jammu & Kashmir with an enrolment of 10 students in Arts The Science stream was introduced from the academic session 2010-11The inflow of students to the college is increasing with every passing year In the session 2011-12 the number of students enrolled was 663 and it has increased to 1080 during the session 2012-13 and 1062 in session 2014-15 & 1177 in 2015-16 and 1123 in2016-17 At present, there are 865 students enrolled in the current session 2020-21 The college is recognized by the UGC under section 2(f), 12(B) due to which the college is eligible to receive central assistance from the UGC under various schemes The campus of the college is spread over an environment friendly area of about  60 Kanals, which consists of administrative, Arts, Science and Library Blocks including well equipped modern laboratories The Lush green lawns in front to the academic blocks are creating a learner friendly ambience The college has sufficient infrastructure facilities like Digital Classrooms, Multipurpose Hall, Open-Air theatre, Browsing Centre, Computer Lab With internet facility and well-equipped Science laboratories The Multipurpose Hall of the college is being used for organizing various activities like Seminar, Symposia, Debates& cultural programmes At present, the college is offering English, Education, Sociology, Economics, Geography, Pol Science, Hindi, Urdu, Dogri, Mathematics, EVS, Comp Appl, History in Arts Stream and Botany, Zoology, Chemistry, English, EVS, Mathematics, Geography, Physics, Comp Appl in Science Stream                        In the field of academics, the college has excelled by bagging top position in the University results in recent years Two students of the college namely Ms Shivani Pathania and Ms Noopur Sharma got 7th and 10th position in BScPart-III Session 2012-13 Ms Nalinie Sharma & MsTania Gupta got First & 10th position in BA Part-IIIrd Session 2014-15 Ms Ananya Sharma got fifth position in BA Part-III 2015-16 session The college is committed to the task of achieving academic excellence by enhancing the skills of the students The mission is to provide value based education which has contemporary and global relevance and reach The college has objective of training young women to excel in professional and personal life for which it has started Skill Courses in collaboration with Central University, Jammu & NIELIT to impart skill-based education to the students Apart from academics, the college is also excelling in the field of sports The college has sports infrastructure for Badminton Kho Kho, Volley Ball, Table Tennis and Cricket Ms Mona Rajput & Ms Tania Gupta have bagged Gold & Silver Medal respectively in shooting competition at Distt Level competition   2019-20 The players of the college have secured first position in Cricket, Tug of War and Kho Kho competition in Sports Festival organised by Higher Education Deptt2020 The NCC and NSS cells of the college have been recognized at the National Level by the performance of their cadets and volunteers The NCC & NSS students are actively participating in various NCC camps organized at different parts of the country The NSS Volunteers have been awarded by Vice Chancellor certificate by University of Jammu every year The students of this college have also been participating in “Display Your Talent” competition organized by the University of Jammu The various Clubs like Ek Bharat Shrestha Bharat, Red Cross, Red Ribbon, Science Club etc are conducting various activities to enhance the overall personality of students The college aims to strengthen the quality of education by holding frequent interactive sessions, workshops & seminars at college level or in collaboration with other deptts  which provide an opportunity to the students to make fullest use of their potential With continuous support and encouragement from the Higher Education Department, J&K Govt, parents & citizens of Kathua, the college is trying to emerge as a role model in providing quality education to women from all the sections of society

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