Government Degree College, Baramulla was started as an English Medium school in 1905. Gradually, it was upgraded to include High school, Intermediate college and finally a degree college in the year 1943. 

Earlier the college was affiliated to Punjab University Lahore. However, in 1963 the government of Jammu & Kashmir took over the college and presently the college is affiliated to the University of Kashmir. It is located at 51 Kms from Srinagar, NH 1A, Baramulla, Jammu and Kashmir-193103.

The Institute has also been awarded an A++ grade by NAAC.

It offers Graduate courses in the field of Science, Business Studies and Humanities. Post-graduate courses in Mathematics and Masters in Computer Applications are also available.

Application mode for the college is both online and offline and the basic admission criteria to the Institute is Merit-Based. 

Government Degree College, Baramulla, Jammu & Kashmir: Highlights

Year of Establishment 1943(Boys)/1963(Girls)
Institute Type Autonomous
Recognition/Affiliation UGC/University of Kashmir
Application Mode Online/Offline
Courses offered Bachelors in Arts, Bachelors in Science, Bachelors in Commerce, Bachelors in Business Administration, Mass Communication and Multimedia Production etc.
Facilities Available Library, Sports, Internet, NCC, Women Cell etc.
Hostel Yes
Contact Details Mail- principal@baramullacollege.net, varmulcollege@gmail.com Phone No- 01952234214/ 01952234214/ 9419032863
Official Website http://www.gdcbaramulla.edu.in,

Government Degree College, Baramulla, Jammu & Kashmir: Courses Offered

Courses Details
BA Specializations- Arabic, Education, English, Functional English, History, Economics, Philosophy, Political Science, Psychology, Punjabi, Urdu and Mass Communication & Video Production
Eligibility- Passed 10+2 with a minimum of 45% marks (40% for reserved category students)
Duration- 3 Years
Selection Criteria: Merit-Based/ Entrance-Based
B. Sc Specializations- Biotechnology, Botany, Chemistry, Computer Application, Industrial Fish & Fisheries, Mathematics, Physics, Zoology and Information Technology
Eligibility- Passed 10+2 with a minimum of 45% marks (40% for reserved category students)
Duration- 3 Years
Selection Criteria: Merit-Based
BBA Eligibility- Passed 10+2 with a minimum of 45% marks (40% for reserved category students)
Duration- 3 Years
Selection Criteria: Merit-Based
B. Com Eligibility- Passed 10+2 with a minimum of 45% marks (40% for reserved category students)
Duration- 3 Years
Selection Criteria: Merit-Based
BCA Eligibility- Passed 10+2 with a minimum of 45% marks (40% for reserved category students)
Duration- 3 Years
Selection Criteria: Entrance-Based
MCA Duration- 2 Years
Eligibility- Completed graduation in the relevant stream
Selection Criteria: Merit-Based
M. Sc. Specialization- Mathematics
Duration- 2 Years
Eligibility- Completed graduation in the relevant stream
Selection Criteria: Merit-Based

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Government Degree College, Baramulla, Jammu & Kashmir: Admission

Selection Criteria:

Admission to Baramulla college, Jammu and Kashmir is based on certain minimum eligibility criteria and entrance test. Few courses are specifically for boys’ students.

How to apply?

  • Candidates need to go to the official website of the college.
  • Then, go to the admission section on the website.
  • Select the desired course from the admission section.
  • Next, Fill in the form with required details like Name of the Candidates, Father’s Name, Educational Qualification, DOB etc.
  • Then, upload scanned documents and photograph with signatures.
  • Finally, click on the submit option to complete the registration process.

Government Degree College, Baramulla, Jammu & Kashmir: Scholarship

The scholarship at the college is of two types:

  • Financial assistance provided by the government- Students from backward classes, physically challenged students, students from financially weak background are provided with the scholarships by the government. These scholarships are dispersed according to the guidelines of the state government and Ministry of social justice from time to time.
  • Student Aid Fund- College maintains its own fund for helping the students from financially weaker sections of the society. Monetary assistance is provided for purchasing of books, paying admission fees, school uniform etc.

Government Degree College, Baramulla, Jammu & Kashmir: Facilities

Library- College has in total 46000 text books and 12000 reference books. Library facilities are available for both students and staff at the college. Management of the library is done by a chief librarian, one assistant, one library bearer and few other employees.

Career Counselling cell- This cell of the college organises various workshops and events to guide students. Professors and persons of repute are called to host the events and provide guidance to students. In association with Directorate of Employment Baramulla, orientation programmes are also organised for the students.

Internet Browsing Centre- Access to the internet is provided to the students in this centre. A student can browse for 3 hours in a week but maximum one hour per day. Internet facility is available only during college hours.

Women Consultancy Cell- This cell has been set up with the objective of educating women and men in the society about rights and status of women in a society, aware women about facilities and programmes launched by the government for their well-being.

Sports- College has been taking part in various national and international level championships and competitions. Recently students took part in the National championship held at Shimla Himachal Pradesh and Gulmarg Kashmir. Students also took part in various other sports competitions like Cricket, Yoga, Kho-Kho, Football, Volleyball, Kabaddi, Athletic, Aquatic throw-ball, Chess etc.

Government Degree College, Baramulla, Jammu & Kashmir: Faculty

Faculty at the college possess relevant qualifications and experience. There are multiple departments in the college. Each department has its own Department heads, assistant professors and associate professors. Total number of faculties at some of the departments are as follows:

  • Department of Botany- 4
  • Department of MCMP & MCVP- 7
  • Department of Computer Applications- 4

FAQs

Ques. How to contact Government Degree College, Baramulla?

Ans. In case of any difficulty relating to online admission at the college kindly contact Prof. Shakeel Ahmad at +91-9906672263. You can also drop a mail on shakeelulrehman2009@gmail.com

Ques. How is the infrastructure of Government Degree College, Baramulla?

Ans. The college is one of the best choices in the state of Jammu and Kashmir. Excellent and experienced staff at the college makes it different from other colleges. Also, college has stringent rules related to uniform, discipline and studies. This is an ideal place to study in the state.

Ques. What is that only Government Degree College, Baramulla has but no other College does?

Ans. In comparison with other colleges in the state, the college apart from focusing on studies also provides tremendous opportunities to students to excel in sports activities. Students have been regularly taking part in various sports competitions. This is what makes the college unique from the rest of the colleges in the state.

Ques. What are the career prospects after pursuing a BCA from Government Degree College, Baramulla?

Ans. After pursuing BCA from the college a student has an option to opt for higher studies and join MCA course provided by the college. Also, a student can apply for a job or can join any other college for a PG course.

Ques. Does the Government Degree College, Baramulla provide any financial assistance to students?

Ans. Yes, scholarship is provided to students at the College like Government funded scholarships and college funded scholarship both are available for the students. Also, students belonging to the weaker sections of the society and those who are physically handicapped are given these benefits as well.