About College

Rajiv Gandhi Government Degree College, popularly known as Kotshera, located in Chaura Maidan, Shimla came into existence in the year 1984. The campus is situated near the picturesque and serene Inverarm Hill, one of the seven hills in the city. The college is ensconced amidst a pristine natural environment offering a perfect academic setting for the students.
The college has made immense progress and grown in stature all through its glorious journey. At present, the college campus spreads over wide area having strength of 3000 students. It is transforming into a leading co-educational institution of the state offering undergraduate courses in all three streams viz. Humanities, Sciences and Commerce. Varied job-oriented professional courses like Bachelor of Computer Applications, Information Technology, Journalism and Mass Communication and Tourism and Travel Management are being offered by the college to provide a cutting edge to the students. The Add-On courses like CRM (Customer Relationship Management) and BFSI (Banking Financial Service Insurance) have also been started.
The Dedicated and efficient faculty of the college believes in imparting education in its full scope by covering its intellectual, moral and humanitarian dimensions. The holistic vision of the institution endeavors to contribute in the progress of the nation by imparting are education based firmly on a robust moral foundation. The institution has adequate number of well furnished classrooms, well equipped Science laboratories, and IT laboratory, a BCA/PGDCA laboratory, a well-stocked library, a multi –purpose auditorium and a playfield. The institution offers social outreach activities like the National Service Scheme, National Cadet Corps, Youth Welfare, Red Cross, Red Ribbon Club, Rovers and Rangers and Women’s Cell to cultivate a sense of social responsibility among the Students.
RGGDC is one of the few institutions in the state which offers English Honours to meritorious students. The IQAC of the college recommends and organizes many additional short term courses for the benefit of the students. Rajiv Gandhi Government Degree College wishes to transform its students into capable, conscientious and well-informed citizens of the nation, meeting the high standards of academic excellence and conduct.