Government College Malerkotla

                                             HISTORY OF COLLEGE

Government College Malerkotla, founded in 1926 by His Highness Nawab Ahmed Ali Khan, holds the distinction of being one of the oldest and most esteemed educational institutions in the region. With a rich historical legacy, the college has been a beacon of knowledge, fostering academic excellence and promoting communal harmony in the multi-communal district of Punjab.

Affiliated to Punjabi University, Patiala, Government College Malerkotla has been instrumental in shaping the intellectual and cultural landscape of the region. The college stands as a testament to the vision and foresight of its founder, Nawab Ahmed Ali Khan, who believed in the power of education to transform lives and uplift communities.

From its early beginnings, the college has stood as a role model for communal harmony. Malerkotla, known for its diverse communities, has always embraced the spirit of unity and coexistence, and the college has played a pivotal role in promoting mutual understanding and respect among students from various backgrounds.

Over the years, Government College Malerkotla has carved a niche for itself in the field of sports. The college has consistently excelled in various sports disciplines, with its students bringing laurels and recognition to the institution. The college is renowned for its standard Football and Hockey grounds.The commitment to sportsmanship, teamwork and discipline has been ingrained in the ethos of the college and the sporting achievements continue to inspire and motivate generations of students.

The college campus is abuzz with a plethora of cultural activities. Government College Malerkotla has achieved remarkable milestones in the realm of music, dance, drama and literary pursuits. These activities provide a platform for students to explore their creativity, hone their skills and develop a well-rounded personality. The cultural events held at the campus are a vibrant celebration of talent and diversity.

In 1972, Government College Malerkotla expanded its academic offerings with the introduction of undergraduate courses such as BA, BA Hons in English, Punjabi, Hindi, Political Science, Economics, Mathematics, and Urdu. The college responded to the changing needs of the society and expanded its curriculum to include courses in science as well. Today, the college offers a total of six undergraduate courses, including medical and non-medical streams, as well as ten Master's degree programs and two certificate courses.

Government College Malerkotla continues to be a catalyst for intellectual growth and personal development. Its commitment to quality education, communal harmony, and holistic development sets it apart as a distinguished institution. The college remains dedicated to nurturing young minds, imparting knowledge, and preparing students to face the challenges of the future with confidence and integrity.

As Government College Malerkotla strides forward, it remains deeply rooted in its history and values. It stands tall as a symbol of progress, unity, and academic excellence, committed to shaping the lives of generations to come.






Government College Malerkotla
Near Truck Union Malerkotla, PO Malerkotla
District Malerkotla-148023


Reception :01675-253016


Office : gcmalerkotla@gmail.com

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