Top 4 PG Government Colleges in Chandigarh With Courses & Admission Details

As the Examination Boards of India have declared the 2017 results all over the nation the next big thing for the students now is to give entrance exams and apply for admission in colleges. Finding a good college is the biggest thing that every student worry about once they graduate from school. Getting into the right college is one of the most important step in the life of a student to achieve the future goals.

Today we are bringing you a list of Government colleges that are considered the best in the city and hold a good reputation for more than two decades in Chandigarh. Our list will cover all the important information regarding the colleges like reputation, courses, recruitment and contact information.

Post Graduate Government College, Sector 11 (PGGC 11)

Established in the year 1953 the PGGC College situated in Sector 11 of Chandigarh is one of the most oldest colleges of the city. The PGGC 11 is segregated into Boys College, Girls college(GCG,11) and co-educational and all of the three offer different set of courses. The college has a very good reputation and is considered as one of the leading institutions that has multi dimensional approach towards education. The PGGC, 11 does not only promotes educational growth in the students but also spreads ethical as well as cultural awareness among them.

Courses for  PGGC,11 Boys College:

  • Bachelor in Arts (B.A.)
  • Bachelor in Commerce (B.Com)
  • Bachelor in Computer Application (B.C.A)
  • Bachelor in Physical Education-4 yr course
  • Add on courses
    • Journalism
    • Video Reporting
    • Video Editing

Courses PGGC, 11 Co-Ed

  • Bachelor in Scienece (B.Sc Hons)
  • Biotechnology-3 yr course
  • Bachelor in Science (B.Sc Med/Non-Med)
  • Bachelor in Computer Science
  • Bachelor in Administration (B.B.A)
  • Masters in Information Technology
  • Masters in Arts (M.A. Eng/Hist)

Recruitment: The college recruits more than 300 students every year in reputed agencies. Some of the agencies that come to the PGGC, 11 every year to offer internships are HDB Financial Services, BullsEye, P&G, NIIT Technologies, Punjab National Bank, Aviators Hub, Infosys and ICICI.

Address: Post Graduate Government College, Madhya Marg, Sector 11D, Chandigarh, 160011

Contact: 0172 274 0597

PG Government College For Girls, Sector 11 (GCG 11)

Established in the year 1956 the Post Graduate Government College for Girls or  GCG, 11 of Chandigarh is one of the premiere learning institution in the exclusively for girls. Accredited with a grade A the GCG 11 promotes both academic and extra curricular activities among the students. The college has great atmosphere and is advance in both infrastructure and technology. The college offers Under graduate, post graduate and add on courses in various different fields.

List of Courses GCG 11:

  • Bachelors in Arts (B.A)
  • Bachelor in Science (B.Sc.)
    • Med/Non Med
    • Computer Science
    • Physics & Chemistry (Hons.)
  • Bachelor in Commerce (B.Com)
  • Bachelor in Computer Applications (B.C.A)
  • Masters in Arts (M.A.)
    • Music-Instrumental
    • Music-Vocal
    • Economics
    • Fine Arts
    • Public Administration
    • Dance
  • M.Sc
    • Botany
    • Chemistry
    • Zoology
    • IT

Recruitment: The companies that offer placements and internships at the college every year include Dell, Standard Chartered Bank, IBM (Daksh), GE Services, ING Vysya, Wipro, Infosys, Global Vantage, Excel Call-Net, Idea, Bank of America and Convergys.

Address: Post Graduate Government College for Girls, Sector – 11, Chandigarh, Punjab 160011

Contact: 076960 16512

PG Government College For Girls, Sector 42

Established in the year 1982 the Post Graduate Government College for Girls situated in Sector 42 in Chandigarh exercises Excellence in Education and Woman Empowerment. With best of the best infrastructure and academic facilities the PGGCG, 42 is ranked among the top government colleges of Chandigarh. The college offers Undergraduate, Post Graduate and Vocational courses. The list of courses offered by GCG, 42 include:

  • Bachelors in Arts (B.A.)
  • Bachelor in Science (B.Sc)
    • Med/Non.Med
    • Computer Science
    • Biotechnology Elective & Hons.
  • Bachelor in Commerce (B.Com)
  • Bachelor in Computer Applications (B.C.A)
  • Post Graduate Diploma
    • Mass Communication
    • Dress Designing
  • Masters in Commerce (M.Com)
  • M.Sc – Zoology, Botany, IT, Microbial Tech.

Recruitment: Vodafone, DELL, Global Edge, Vodafone, Wipro, IBM, Concentrix, WIPRO, HDFC Standard Life
Insurance, DLF Pramerica, Aircel, Genpact are some of the companies that provide internships at the PGGCG, 42 every year.

Address: PG Govt. College for Girls, NH21, 42D, Sector 42, Chandigarh, 160036

Contact: 0172 267 6005

Post Graduate Government College, Sector 46 (PGGC 46)

Established in the year 1982 the PGGC, 46 is also one of the most trusted govt. college of Chandigarh. The PGGC, 46 is a co-educational institute and educates more than 3,000 students every year.  It has a group of extremely talented faculty members that have created, is creating and will keep creating many diligent and extraordinary citizens for our society. The PGGC, 46 has been awarded an A Grade by the National Assessment and Accreditation Council of India (NAAC) for excellence in imparting education for more than two decades.

Courses offered by PGGC, 46 Chandigarh:

  • Bachelors in Arts (B.A.)
  • Bachelor in Science (B.Sc.) Medical & Non-Medical
  • Bachelor in Commerce (B.Com.)
  • Bachelor in Computer Applications (B.C.A.)
  • Master in Commerce (M.Com.) Semester System

Recruitment: Some of the prominent international and national companies that offer internships at the PGGC, 46 Chandigarh include IBM, Concentrix, TATA Consultancy, Aircel, Aviation Hub, HCL, Infosys, Bulls Eye, and NIIT.

Address: Post Graduate Government College, Chandi Path, 46B, Sector 46, Chandigarh, 160047

Contact No: 0172 267 8022
I hope our list of selected Government Colleges of Chandigarh will help you find the right institute for yourself in the city. Tell us what you think about our list in the comment box below.


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