About college/Vision Mission/Core Values



The particulars of the organization:

Sr. No.




Name of the Organization

Rajiv Gandhi Government College Chaura Maidan, Shimla – 4


Postal Address of the Organization

Rajiv Gandhi Government College Chaura Maidan, Kotshera, Shimla - 171004








Phone Number

+177 2653291


Approval & Affiliation

Affiliated to Himachal Pradesh University, Shimla – 5


The Principal

Dr. Gopal Chauhan

Holidays: The college shall remain closed Sundays and Public Holidays as declared by the Himachal Pradesh University & Government of Himachal Pradesh from time to time.

Courses Offered:

  • Bachelor of Arts in Economics, English, Geography, Hindi, History, Music – Instrumental, Music – Vocal, Physical Education, Political Science, Public Administration, Journalism and Mass Communications, Sanskrit, Sociology, Tourism and Travels Management, Mathematics
  • Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in English
  • Bachelor of Science in Botany, Chemistry, Computer Sciences, Mathematics, Physics, Zoology
  • Bachelor of Commerce
  • Bachelor of Computer Application (BCA)
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Computer Application (PGDCA)

Statutory Declaration under the RTI act 2005

Section 4 (1) (b) of RTI Act 2005 covers the statutory declaration of Rajiv Gandhi Government College Chaura Maidan, Shimla – 4. Our college is recognized by Govt. of Himachal Pradesh and Affiliated to Himachal Pradesh University. It runs as per the rules and regulations made by government from time to time. The college has different cells or committees to maintain all types of discipline in the in the campus. All the cells or committees of the institutions as per the statutory provisions.

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Price / Fees in Rupees

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Name, designations and other particulars of Public Information Officers


Name Designation

Complete Office address

Phone Number


Public Information Officer


Rajiv Gandhi Government College Chaura Maidan, Shimla-4

+91 177 2653291


Appellate Authority

Mr. Sanjeev Sood (HAS) Addl. Director (Admn.)

Directorate of Higher Education, Shimla, HP

0177-2658052, 94180-90444