College History

The College is situated at the historical town of Fatehgarh Sahib, a district head quarter about 4 kilometers from Sirhind Railway Station. Mata Gujri College was founded in 1957 to commemorate the supreme martyrdom of Mata Gujri, the revered mother of the Tenth Master, Guru Gobind Singh. Facing the historic shrine of Fatehgarh Sahib, a living testimony of the unique sacrifice of the two younger Sahibzadas, Baba Zorawar Singh and Baba Fateh Singh who were bricked alive by the tyrannical Mughal rulers, the college was built brick by brick by its founders.

Bibi Gurbachan Kaur Mann, the founder of the college was a lady of great determination and dedication & vision whose sole ambition was to promote higher education in the area. Starting on a humble scale, the college now boasts of a sprawling campus spread over more than 25 acres.

The college was taken over by the S.G.P.C.,Amritsar in 1964. The College is under the overall management of S.G.P.C. Panth Ratan, Late Jathedar Gurcharan Singh Tohra who remained the president of the college managing committee as well as the SGPC for a record period of more than 25 years was the main spirit behind the overall development of the college in various fields of education.

A man with a deep religious bent of mind,visionary & dynamic leader Bhai Gobind Singh Longowal, President SGPC, is the president ,College Governing Body. A senior Akali leader and eminent social worker S. Ranjit Singh Libra is Addl. Secretary,Local Managing Committee. The college is bound to make rapid strides in every field under the worthy leadership of such personalities.

The college has a huge campus comprising of Admn Block,Life Sciences Block, Management and Computer Science Block,Commerce Block, Science Block, Arts Block and Girls Wing. The college has eight well equipped computer labs with latest computers.Campus is fully Wi Fi enabled.College is having Fully AC well stocked library with more than 55,000 Books, a sports Stadium with all modern amenities, a well furnished canteen, separate boys hostel and Girls hostel and required parking facilities. The college owns four buses to transport students from cities like Chandigarh, Patiala, Panchkula,Amloh,Mandi Gobindgarh,Khanna and some other areas. Lush lawns interspersed with eye-catching flowers and ornamental trees welcome the entrants in the College.

Besides running the traditional courses like BA, B.Sc., B. Com.,M.Com,MA (Eco) the college is also running successfully the prestigious professional courses Like MBA, MCA, M.Sc. (Bio Technology), M.Sc. (Micro- Biology), M.Sc. (Food Technology), M.Sc. (IT), BCA, B.Sc.(Bio-technology) B.Sc (Agriculture) & PGDCA etc. The UGC sponsored vocational courses in Functional English and Information Technology are benefiting the desirous students. 

The classroom teaching is supplemented with ultra modern teaching aids and methodologies. Special emphasis is made on sports, co-curricular activities, social service and moral values to ensure all-round personality development of the students. Tours, travels and excursions are organised from time to time to provide maximum exposure to the students. Lectures and seminars by eminent educationists and professionals are regular feature of the college curriculum. Interaction with the industrial and business world is maintained to give the students practical experience of the world they are expected to enter after the completion of their studies. Thus the college always tries its best to keep pace with the ever changing global scenario and provide the best possible facilities to the young students in order to make them successful professionals.

Institutional Distinctiveness

The distinctive elements of the institute are summarized below:

  • Mata Gujri College has added another feather in its cap of achievements. It has attained ‘Star College Status’ under the scheme of "Star College" by the Department of Biotechnology of Government of India. The status was given due to the excellent performance by eight sciences departments Chemistry, Physics, Biotechnology, Zoology, Botany, Maths, Agriculture and Computer Science departments of the college.

  • The College has signed an MOU with the Synergy University, Moscow to provide its students a golden opportunity to study internationally. This agreement includes Student Exchange, Teacher Exchange and Dual Degree Program. As per the agreement, the students who will duly qualify will be sent to the Synergy University for the study purposes along with one teacher for the duration of two weeks. The teachers of the Mata Gujri College will teach the students over there and our students will study from the teachers of the Synergy University. Both the educational institutions will also organize Seminars and Workshops from time to time