Government College, Sanjauli

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Government College, Sanjauli
Established 1969
Location Sanjauli, Shimla
Campus Urban
Affiliations Himachal Pradesh University
Website Official website

Government College, Sanjauli, Shimla-6, is a college located in Himachal Pradesh, India. It is a college affiliated with Himachal Pradesh University in Shimla, India.


Govt. College Shimla-6 was the first Govt. College set up in the township of Shimla in 1969. It was then affiliated to the Punjab University, but a year later in 1970, when Himachal Pradesh University was founded, it became affiliated to the latter.College History is also interesting.

Expansion of College[edit]

Sh. Virbhadra Singh, Hon’ble Chief Minister, Himachal Pradesh, laid the foundation-stone of the new Science Block on 22 September 2004.

It is running three streams-Arts, Science & Commerce, besides B.C.A. however B.C.A. & B.Com. were started in 2006. The college is located in an urban area and has a campus area of 5 acres (20,000 m2). There is a hostel with capacity for 100 students.

Centre Of Excellence[edit]

Government College, Sanjauli, on the orders of the Govt. of Himachal Pradesh, has been declared a Centre of Excellence, vide notification No. EDN-A- Ja(1)-7/2005, dated 28-3-2006.


There are 54 permanent teachers out of which 25 have Ph.D and 27 have earned M. Phil. Degree.[1] The number of Technical Staff is 15 and Administrative staff is 15.

Extra-Curricular activities[edit]

The College had the honour to host Group III items of Youth Festival, HPU, and Judo Championship during 2003-04; Group IV items of Youth Festival, HPU, and Basketball Championship during 2004-05; and Group IV item of Youth Festival, HPU, in 2005-06.


Coordinates: 31°06′25″N 77°11′18″E / 31.1069°N 77.1884°E / 31.1069; 77.1884