Govt. Degree College Bhaderwah was established in the year 1955 when Mr.Bakshi Ghulam Mohammed , the then Prime Minister of the J&K state laid the foundation of the College.The College was started with few subjects of Science and Arts.It got recognized by the U.G.C in August 1955 under section 2F & 12B of U.G.C act,when U.G.C itself was established.Initially the College started with 52 students on its roll and now its strength has risen to 1200.The Govt. Degree College Bhaderwah is managed by the department of Higher education,Govt. of J&K.At present the College is imparting education in the subjects like Science, Arts, Commerce, Economics, Computer Sciences, Electronics and
Literature.Apart from this the College has been upgraded in the year 2004 to level of P.G and is offering Master Degree in Chemistry and Urdu.
Presently the College has a limited intake capacity and the admission is open to both male and female students. In fact College has the honour of being the nodal College for other institutions of two hilly districts Doda and Kishtwar.Since its establishment college has been an epitome of academic excellence,adhering to the ever-changing demands,quality and needs of the students.
The College is situated in the lap of the Himalayas in a beautiful cup shaped valley of bhaderwah surrounded on one side by Kaplas and on the other side by Ashapati Mountains- a tall range separating this beautiful valley from District Chamba of Himachal Pardesh.The College is spread over an area of 61.6 kanals with lush green lawns.The College has well equipped laboratories of Computer Science,Chemistry,Botany,Zoology,Physics,Geography and Electronics with spacious classroom,a central library with 40,000 books including some rare collections and a multipurpose hall.Besides this,the College is equipped and latest teaching audio visual aids,state of the art information technology labs with all the gadgets,EDUSAT lab-A Government of India initiative for imparting trainings through satellite transmission.The College has one mini stadium and another playground.There are two hostels one for boys and one for girls.The College has two buildings having four independent flats each meant for
the teaching staff.
Our Mission is to provide the world class quality educaiton to the learners and training in multiple skills, inculcating in them the scientific temper, scholastic inquest, national,human and spiritual values to keep them inspired and motivated in pursuit of knowledge.
To evolve into a premier institute of higher learning and to produce the quality graduates who have the quest for excellence and the capability to serve the society with their intellectual capacity and young talent preserving the national, human and spiritual values