General Shivdev Singh Diwan Gurbachan Singh Khalsa College, Patiala is one of the premier institutions of higher education in the State and a leading educational institution of Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee, Sri Amritsar. Established more than half a century ago, the institution has shown growth by leaps and bounds in carvings its niche as one of the best institutions of the state in providing education to students which enhances their holistic growth. The college has been granted Autonomous Status by U.G.C. New Delhi, which ensures greater flexibility in starting new courses, redesigning and restructuring courses as per the needs of the changing scenario of education and in the efficient conduct of examinations under the affiliation of Punjabi University, Patiala. Today, it is imparting scholastic, professional, innovative, vocational and community college programmes in 46 conventional and non-conventional courses to about 6632 students from all parts of the state and other states as well. In fact, Khalsa College, Patiala has made its mark in providing excellent academic education laced with its thrust on other spheres also to bind the students with their rich cultural heritage and imbibe in them moral and ethical values.
The institution feels proud to share that its alumni are occupying high positions not only in India but abroad also and are proving their worth in various capacities. The greatest satisfaction for the institution is that they are winning acclaim not only as successful administrators, professionals, scholars and workers but also as highly principled, disciplined, dedicated and responsible individuals.
The college has highly qualified and competent faculty. To raise the level of students to meet the global and international challenges in the field of education, the college has modern infrastructure, spacious campus, a fully computerised and digital library, well-equipped labs, adequate sports facilities and competent platforms for cultural activities.
The Placement Centre of the college has always made unstinting efforts for maximum placement of our students. To polish the skills of the students for facing the challenges of life in this highly competent world, special classes are conducted for improving their communication skills, interview skills and ensuring an all-round development of their personalities.
In the end, I welcome all the students who have decided to join this college and assure them that they will find here much more than they expect and we shall leave no stone unturned to come up to their expectations.
Dr. Dharminder Singh Ubha