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About us

Khalsa College for Women, Amritsar was founded in 1968 with the magnanimous mission to bring transformative and constructive change in the lives of women folk of Punjab belonging to weaker sections of the society. Working progressively under the guidance and aegis of Khalsa College Governing Council, the college is forging ahead to establish a new world for women with a unique blend of academic excellence, self-learning, and strength of character, balanced perspective, equality and economic independence. It is focused on imparting quality, multidisciplinary and skill-oriented education in synchronization with the needs of 21st century and the multi-dimensional approach of National Education Policy 2020 (NEP).

The college is affiliated to Guru Nanak Dev University and was also recognized under sections 2(f) and 12(b) of the UGC Act in 2006. Three cycles of accreditation by NAAC were held in 2009, 2017, 2023 and the college received ‘A’ grade in all. It has also been conferred the Autonomous Status by University Grants Commission. It is awarded 4 stars by MHRD Govt. of India. It is also rated among top 10 Science Colleges of India in the survey carried out by The Tribune. In 2018, Khalsa College for Women was shortlisted for the 10 best Vocational Education and Training Institutions in India by ‘The Knowledge Review : A Global Education Magazine’.

The college has regularly expanded its infrastructure and educational approach to match the advancing standards of education. It chisels its students for contemporary global challenges by providing a good range of UG and PG level programs.  The commencement of +1 and +2 in Arts, Science and Commerce streams is another milestone in the successful journey of the college.

Besides these academic programs, the institution is proud to have affiliation of 6 skill based Certificate Courses and Distance learning Courses under Jagat Guru Nanak Dev Punjab State Open University, Patiala. The college is even running various courses offered by National Skill Development Corporation under Pardhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas Yozana. In addition, the college offers a variety of add-on courses in different disciplines so as to meet the diverse needs of the students. To make the students employable, we are also running coaching classes for the preparation of UGC-NET Examination and for other job-oriented competitive exams.

The positive teaching approach of the faculty members targets to furnish the young minds with intellectual curiosity, innovation, creativity & scientific temper. The students are linked to the modern & traditional education through regular organization of seminars, conferences, workshops and guest lectures. Besides ICSSR sponsored seminars, research projects funded by ICSSR have been successfully completed and submitted by the college faculty in the last few years.

In order to provide practical and experiential learning to the students, various departments of the college regularly arrange field and industrial visits, educational tours and trips etc. Our Placement Cell works hard to conduct recruitment drives in the college and to open doors for the students to work in various National and Multinational organizations. The institute has signed national and international MOUs with industry and academia of high repute to offer hands on experience, training and valuable exposure to students.

Khalsa College for Women stands committed to illuminate the lives of the needy and deserving females and arranges various government and private scholarships for their financial assistance.

Finally, the college has devised huge plans for surging the academic graph of higher education and also for unparalleled growth of the students and faculty.