Govt. Girls College, Katni, was established in 1967 as a private college by Katni Shiksha Parishad. Govt. Girls College was taken over by the Government of Madhya Pradesh on 1 October 1982. The College is affiliated to Rani Durgawati University, Jabalpur.
Sports & Library facilities are available to the students. In 2001-2002 M.A. in Sociology and B.Com First Year were started by Janbhagidari Samiti under the self-financing scheme. After that in 2003-2004 again under the self-finance scheme the college got the permission from the Higher Education Department to start P.G. classes in Arts and Science and after the inspection of affiliation committee of Jabalpur University in the month of November 2003, the college started M.Sc. in Botany, Zoology, Chemistry and Physics and M.A. in Political Science, Sociology and Economics.