Re-accredited with ‘A’ Grade by NAAC
Mata Gujri College has been a torch bearer for all Institutions of higher education of the region. It has been the first college in North India to have been conferred Autonomous Status by University Grants Commission. Located in the holy city of Sri Fatehgarh Sahib, the college boasts of a lush green campus, spread over 25 acres, which provides a serene academic environment to the students. Bibi Gurbachan Kaur Mann, a philanthropist with a mission to educate and empower the rural youth, started this college in 1957. Little did she realise that her humble beginning would turn to be a premier institute that would gain national and international accolades. The college is dedicated to the service of humanity by offering value based quality education. Discipline is the hallmark of the institute.
Later in 1964, Shiromani Gurdwara Prabandhak Committee (SGPC), took the responsibility to take this mission to new heights. The college has reached the highest echelons in academia under the dynamic leadership of Prof. Kirpal Singh Badungar, President SGPC. The team work of Prof. Kirpal Singh Badungar, President of College Governing body, Ranjit Singh Libra, Honorary Secretary, College Management Committee and Dr. Jatinder Singh Sidhu, Director Principal has made this college a trend setter for others.
Mata Gujri College has to its credit distinguished ‘Alumni’. It provides excellent career growth opportunities to its students who have created a niche for themselves in all walks of life. Dr. Sir Leszek Borysiewicz, Vice Chancellor, Cambridge University, in his Convocation address, lauded the commendable achievement of this institution.
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The students of the college get the best of opportunities in the form of highly advanced courses, eminent faculty members, well-equipped laboratories, well equipped computer labs with 24 hours internet facilities, Wi-Fi campus, well stocked AC library, spacious academic blocks, eco friendly campus, sports stadium, placement cell, Career Guidance cell, facility of gym, canteen facility, State of Art auditorium, seminar halls, smart class rooms, separate examination branch, market relevant syllabus, Board of Studies of various departments, Academic Council having sound academicians and experts as members, scholarship to needy students, bank with ATM facility, medical facility, separate boys and girls hostels with neat and clean mess facilities, parking facility, transport facility for students from adjoining cities.
Information and Communication Technology and innovative teaching methods are used for teaching and carrying out research activities. Syllabus of all the subjects is regularly updated to cater to the changing needs of the industry. Special emphasis is laid on sports, co-curricular activities, social service and moral values to ensure all-round development of the students. To strengthen Industry-Academia ties, regular Industrial visits, Industrial training, field visits are organized which provide practical experience to the students. Guest Lectures and seminars by eminent educationists and professionals are a regular feature of the college. Educational tours and excursions provide an opportunity to the students to learn outside the classrooms. Various scholarships to brilliant and needy students are provided. Medals and scholarships to the toppers are awarded as appreciation of their hard work and merit. Remedial classes and special preparatory classes for competitive exams are arranged for the students. Conferences, seminars, workshops and faculty improvement programmes are regularly organized. Students from neighboring states also seek admission to this prestigious college.
At the Master’s level, we have M.Sc (Physics, Chemistry, Maths), M.Sc. Agriculture (Agronomy), M.Sc. Agriculture (Soil Science), M.Sc. Agriculture (Horticulture-Fruit science), M.Sc. Agriculture (Plant Breeding and Genetics), M.Sc. Agriculture (Horticulture-Vegetable Science), M.Sc. (Public Health), M.Sc. (Fashion Technology), M.Sc. Hons.(Bio-Tech), M.Sc (Botany), M.Sc Hons. (Microbiology), M.Sc (Food Technology), M.Sc. IT & M.Sc. IT (Lateral entry) Master of Business Administration (MBA), Master of Computer Application ( MCA), M.Com, MA Journalism and Mass Communication (MAJMC) and M.A. (Punjabi, English, History, Economics, Political Science, Music (Vocal), Psychology, Fine Arts), PGDCA.
After Post Graduation Degree, The Research Degree Courses are M. Phil. (Biotechnology, Microbiology, Chemistry, Physics, Punjabi, English, Economics, Political Science, Commerce)
At the Bachelors level, we have B.Sc. Honours (Botany, Zoology, Physics, Maths, Chemistry), B. Sc. Hons. BioTechnology, B. Sc. (Fashion Technology), B. Sc. (Medical , Non-Medical), B. Sc (Computer Science, Maths & Statistics), B. Sc Honours (Agriculture), B.Com, B.Com Honours, B.Com (Accounting & Finance), BBA, BCA, BA Journalism and Mass Communication (BAJMC), B. A (with a choice of 24 elective subjects), BA Honours (Economics, English), Bachelor of Vocational (Retail Management) , Bachelor of Vocational (Software Development)
The College is also running Diploma in Dairy Sciences Sponsored by UGC under Community College scheme. The college has also started Short term Certificate course in Computer Fundamentals, Food Processing, Fish Farming, Bee Keeping, Bio Pesticides, Strawberry Cultivation, Polyhouse and Green House Technology, Soil and Water Testing, Hydroponics and Soil less Cultivation, Organic farming & Bio fertilizers, Mushroom Cultivation, Medical lab technology, Disaster Management. Students can also opt Job oriented Add on course in Floriculture and Seed Technology.
The Institute is progressing at a fast pace. Academic and Co-curricular achievements, excellent placements, eminent alumni, infrastructural development, are a benchmark of its growth. Mata Gujri College continues to carry forward its legacy to lead.