Post Graduate Government College, Sector 11, Chandigarh, formerly known as the famous Government College for Men was established in 1953 and is said to be one of the oldest colleges in Chandigarh which has successfully produced many renowned alumni in various fields that the college offers. One of the college’s very own alumni, Dr. B.P. Yadav, is the current Principal of the college.
It is one of the colleges affiliated by the Panjab University, Chandigarh and was accredited NAAC “A” in the year 2017. With a really good infrastructure and an incredible faculty of teachers, the college is spread over 48.3 acres which has 57 classrooms comprising of smart classrooms and lecture theatres along with facilities such as Health Centre, Sports Pavilion, Swimming Pool, Gymnasium Hall, Hostels, RTV Studio, Auditorium, Seminar Rooms, Sculpture Park, Botanical Garden, Herbal Garden, Cosmic Garden and Spice Village.
Addition to this, there is a well furnished library and an auditorium. PGGC-11 offers courses for both under graduation and post graduation and these courses are broadly categorized into 5 different departments namely:
- Physical Education
- Commerce and Management and
- Information Technology
The department of Humanities has further 16 departments namely- Mathematics, English, Hindi, Punjabi, Sanskrit, Defense, Economics, Philosophy, Political Science, History, Geography, Music Vocal, Psychology, Sociology and Statistics that offers courses under Masters, Elective and Honors for the respective 16 departments.
The department of Science has further 6 departments : Biotechnology, Zoology, Botany, Chemistry, Physics and Computer Sciences that offer courses such as Biotechnology (elective and honors), Microbiology (elective and honours), Physics, Chemistry etc for students coming from a Medical as well as a Non Medical background.
The department of Physical Education has courses for Masters and Doctorate in Philosophy in Physical Education and Bachelors + Masters for Physical Education. The department of Commerce and Management has further two departments- Commerce and Business Administration that offer courses such as Bachelors in Commerce and Bachelors in Business Administration
The department of Information Technology has courses for Bachelors in Computer Application and Masters in Information Technology.
In-depth details for the admissions i.e the number of seats available, the faculty members and fee structure can be easy found on the college’s website which is: http://www.gcg11.ac.in
As per the orders from the Chandigarh Administration, this year again the admissions will be online and also centralized i.e all the colleges will be listed and in one form from which one can easily choose their choice of college. This online form, the list of colleges and the necessary details can be found here: http://dhe.chd.gov.in/DHE/index.aspx
The admissions are currently open and will be closed on 23 rd June.