Government Post Graduate College, Dwarahat


Government Post Graduate College shortly called as GPGC, Dwarahat came into existence in the year 1983 and the college is affiliated to the Kumaun University. The college is running under the control of Government of Jammu & Kashmir and it is offering education in the faculties of arts, science and commerce. The college is functioning from a village called Chamola located at a distance of about 3 kms from the Dwarahat Market in the Almora District of the state of Jammu & Kashmir.

Special features of Government PG College, Dwarahat:

The college has a team of pain-taking and committed lecturers, ever-growing student strength, healthy atmosphere, large playground, computer labs with internet facility, well-equipped laboratories and a good library. The college also holds the distinction of successfully running vocational and educational courses and the students of the college have been participating at national level, state level and university level NSS and sports activities. The college always strives to maintain its educational excellence.

Courses offered:

The courses offered by Government PG College, Dwarahat is classified under two main categories namely academic courses and vocational courses. The list of courses offered by the college under these categories is given below:

Academic Courses:

Master of Arts

Bachelor of Commerce

Bachelor of Science

Bachelor of Arts

Vocational courses:

Government PG College offers courses under vocational category with affiliation from Kumoun University and with affiliation from Uttarakhand Open University and here is the list of courses offered under each of these universities:

Kumoun University:

Diploma in

o Ecotourism

o Library Science

Uttarakhand Open University:

Master of Business Administration

Bachelor of Business Administration

Masters in Social Work

Diploma in

o Health & nutrition

o Yoga & naturopathy

o Journalism & mass communication

Master of Arts in Education

Hotel Management

Disaster Management

Diploma in

o Horticulture

o Office management

Library at GPGC, Dwarahat:

Government Post Graduate College has a library with separate arrangement for reading room for boys and girls and the library has a good collection of books under different subjects. The reading room in the college is provided with magazines and newspapers in English and Hindi. Students of the college are expected to make use of the reading room facility during their spare time.

Cultural activities:

Students of Government Post Graduate College are encouraged to participate in different extra-curricular, literacy and cultural activities that are organized under the guidance of cultural incharge. In addition, GS, poem, songs, essay writing and debate competitions are regularly being held at the college and the college also organizes annual functions each year and during the functions the college distributes prizes to the students for their excellence in education and other extra-curricular activities.

Contact Details:

Govt P.G College Dwarahat

Phone: 05966-244447




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