Government Colleges in Dehradun, Uttarakhand


Dehradun, which is the capital city of the state of Uttarakhand, is bordered by the charming Shivaliks in the South and the magnificent Himalayan mountain range in the north. Education in this city is quite attractive and it is inviting students from different part of the country mainly because of the quality education offered and because of the pleasant weather and scenic location of the city.

With a view to offer quality education, the state government and the central government are running a number of government schools and colleges in the city and the list of government colleges functioning in Dehradun is given below:

Medical College:

Himalayan Institute of Medical Sciences

Science & Commerce Colleges:

Mahadevi Kanya Pathashala (Post Graduate) College

Dayanand Brijendra Swarup (Post Graduate) College

D.A.V. (Post Graduate) College

Pt. L.M.S. Government Post Graduate College

In addition to the aforesaid government colleges, a number of other government-run educational institutions are also functioning in Dehradun and they are:

Indira Gandhi National Forest Academy

Lal Bahadur Shastri National Academy of Administration

Forest Research Institute

Institute of Company Secretary of India

Wild Life Institute of India

National Institute for Visually Handicapped

Some of the details regarding Government run medical, educational, science and commerce colleges are given below:

Medical College:

Himalayan Institute of Medical Sciences is an autonomous institution functioning in the city of Dehradun under the department of science & technology of government of India and the institute has an intake capacity of 100 students per year for the MBBS course offered. Admission to this institution is made based on the performance of the students in the Himalayan Institute of Medical Science Entrance Examination.

Science & Commerce Colleges:

Pt. L.M.S. Government Post Graduate College is one among the four government-run arts and science colleges in the city of Dehradun and this college offers the following courses:

Bachelor of Education

Post Graduate Diploma in

o Advertising

o Public relations & Eco-tourism

o Yoga

Bachelor of Commerce

Bachelor of Science

Bachelor of Arts

Master of Commerce

Master of Science

Master of Arts

The other government-run arts & science colleges functioning in the city of Dehradun are also offering the aforesaid courses and these colleges are coming under the jurisdiction of H.N.B. Garhwal University. Admission to these government-run arts & science colleges are made based on the merit secured by the students in the higher secondary examination.

Thus, the aforesaid government colleges contribute to the educational development of the city of Dehradun apart from several other private colleges functioning in the city.



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3 Responses to “Government Colleges in Dehradun, Uttarakhand”

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    Please write me about the admission process in army based school situated in Dehradun.I do not know the actual name of that school. This school have fixed admission seats state wise.Kindly intimate us in detail pl.
    With warm regards

    N C Karnatak

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    anjali sah:

    my board % is 74 and aieee rank is 36900……..with this i want to take admission in dehradun top government college….i wat to ask u which government college is best for me????????????????

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    priyanka rawat:

    i wanna ask that how can i apply for the entrance exam for government bsc nursing..? From where i cn buy forms and when. ? I live in dehradun uttrakhand.plz ans as soon as possible.