About Us


Government Degree College Jammu City (Paloura) was established via Government Order No. 269-HE of 2007 dated 20-12-2007 and it was decided that College would function in a newly constructed block of the Government Higher Secondary School, Paloura having two rooms. With the passage of time, requirements of the college increased and the authorities of the college decided to shift college from Higher Secondary School, Paloura to Govt. College of Engineering and Technology (GCET), Old University Campus, Canal road, Jammu and subsequently the same got shifted to the` said location on 6th of Oct. 2009. It continued to function in makeshift accommodation at Canal Road, Jammu till March 2018.

The main building of the college was constructed in 2017 to 18 session and in April, 2018, the College finally shifted to its own campus at Mishriwala. The College offers subjects in Arts, Medical and Non-Medical streams. The`College has been granted permission to run Science stream (Medical and Non-Medical) from the session 2017-18. The College has successfully conducted two skill courses under Industrial Skill Training initiative. The courses were Soft Skills and Personality Development Course with Central University, Jammu and Course in Computer Concepts with NIELET, University of Jammu.The College has taken digital initiatives by providing Interactive Panels in five class rooms and also established one Browsing Centre. The College also has one Girls Hostel that can accommodate 270 girl students from far flung areas.The College is running quite successfully in Curricular and Co-curricular activities in general and academics in particular.