Affiliated to the University of Jammu

Recognized by UGC & NAAC Accrtd. 'B' Grade

College Profile

Govt. Degree College (Boys) Udhampur was set up in 1961 as a three year degree course in Science & Arts with a pre – university class attached to it. The first batch of 30 students was admitted on 27 June, 1961 and interestingly no. of girls (17) was more than no. of boys (13). The majestic campus of this decades' old college is situated in the outskirts of Udhampur town on a hillock overlooking the Devika, the sacred Ganges of Jammu region. Since its inception the college has achieved major landmarks, and is at present one of the leading institutions of higher learning in the State of Jammu and Kashmir.

At present, the College provides instruction in the disciplines of Arts, Commerce, Science (Medical and Non-medical), BCA and BBA. We also offer two PG Courses i.e. PG English, PG Chemistry & PG Hindi. A sizable section of students joining this institution comes from such families that mainly depend on agriculture and are economically as well as socially weak. The College carefully caters to the educational needs of this particular section of the society, and puts in every effort to ensure a gradual and meaningful development of the students, both in curricular and extra-curricular domains.

The College has a highly qualified and experienced staff, well-equipped laboratories, rich library, play-fields, Boys’ hostel, Multi-purpose hall and other infrastructural facilities. Besides, the lush green splendid campus of the College and equipped with all basic amenities and (with a back drop of the Gangeda Hills) provides ample reasons of attraction and a conducive environment of optimum learning to the students.


Govt. Degree College Udhampur envisions to commit itself as a dynamic Institution of Higher learning for the intellectual enrichment of minds to produce valuable and harmonious human resource suitable to serve the community.


1.To grow as a centre of generating intellectual wealth by offering high quality, varied and relevant academic programs that foster critical thinking among the youth to create a knowledge society.

2.To promote and instill the ethics of social, cultural, national and global significance among the youth through higher social interactions and extension programmes that make them enlightened and responsible citizens.

3.To ceaselessly audit, introspect and evaluate the existing mechanisms, upgrade them to make them relevant and innovating to achieve educational excellence.


To impart education in different academic streams, professional stream for employment, self-employment avenues eligibiling them for higher studies and research.

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