Our Vision, Mission and Objectives


The college aims to internalize among the students a strong commitment to human values and social justice and sensitize them to evolve a scientific temper and spirit, as reflected in the Motto of the college - Deh Shiva Var Mohe Shubh Karman te Kabhu na taro- Nishche kar apni Jeet karo ("Grant me this Boon, O God, May I never refrain, from righteous acts, may I fight without fear, all foes in life's battle with confident courage, claiming the Victory")


The mission is to create a progressive model of life­long learning, teaching, evaluation and research which is in sync with the changing needs of industry, commerce, public & private sector. The mission of the college is to create a progressive and creative cadre of youth, able minded, dynamic and epitome of ethical values; being in tune with the evolving demands of society and sensitive to regional, national and international aspirations.


The objectives of the institution are:

  • Providing Job-oriented and Professional courses besides easy access to quality education in the traditional courses in Science, Humanities and Commerce to meet the long standing demand and expectations of the predominantly rural and backward population of the area. The college has proposed the followings courses under UGC (B.Voc Scheme):
    1. Retail Management and information Technology.
    2. Food Processing
  • Widening the scope of education at both vertical and horizontal levels.
  • Providing educational empowerment to female population, especially from rural areas and from economically and socially weaker sections.
  • Internalizing a strong commitment to human values and social justice among the youth and sensitizing them to evolve a scientific temper and independence of mind and spirit as reflected in the motto of the college.
  • To mould students into rational thinkers, competent workers and socially aware citizens.
  • To sensitize the students towards inclusive social concerns, human rights and environmental issues.
  • The vision, mission and objectives of the institution are communicated to the students, teachers, staff and other stakeholders through college prospectus, notices and with formal & informal interactions during Orientation Programmes, P.T.A meetings, HEIS Board of Governors' meetings & Staff meetings.
  • Acquiring new professional courses for the knowledge and skills enhancement of our student as well as passout students.Institutional

  • Distinctiveness of Government Shivalik College:

    Scenic Location: The college is situated against the backdrop of the lush green Shivalik Mountain and Sutlej River, creating a conducive learning environment.

    Social Responsibility: It serves as the sole government higher education institution for eight nearby Panchayats, focusing on providing quality education to socially and economically disadvantaged students in rural Punjab.

    Harmonizing Tradition and Modernity: The college strives to blend tradition and modernity in its educational approach, aiming to instill a sense of devotion and service in students.

    Holistic Development: The institution is committed to the holistic development of students, nurturing them to become responsible citizens and good human beings.

    Student-Friendly Atmosphere: The faculty and administrative staff work together to maintain a safe and welcoming campus where students can freely showcase their talents.

    Educational Vision: Established in 1979, the college's vision is to provide quality education and foster a cutting-edge mindset for sustainable development.

    Expansive Campus: The college boasts a vast 16-acre campus with well-ventilated classrooms, modern laboratories, a botanical and zoology museum, a library, a botanical and herbal garden, and extensive sports facilities.

    Cross-Border Education: Located on the Punjab-Himachal Pradesh border, the college serves students from both states, offering a well-qualified faculty and a mentor-mentee system for academic and personal support.

    Sports and Cultural Activities: The campus includes a large playground and facilities for both indoor and outdoor games. The college promotes gender equality in all activities, and students have excelled in various competitions.

    Skill Enhancement: The institution offers value-added programs, workshops, seminars, and ICT-enabled teaching-learning strategies to develop students' skills and entrepreneurial spirit.

    Extension Activities and Outreach: Committees, clubs, and societies engage in outreach programs promoting tolerance, humanity, teamwork, and community support. NCC and NSS units are actively involved in social initiatives.

    Environmental Consciousness: The college encourages environmental awareness through riverbank cleaning, tree planting, solar panel usage, LED lighting, and rainwater harvesting.

    Gender Equity: Safety measures, separate common rooms, sanitary pad vending machines, and awareness programs ensure the well-being of female students. The college actively promotes gender sensitization.

    Self-Evaluation and Renewal: The institution follows a robust self-evaluation process involving staff appraisal, internal student evaluations, academic and administrative audits, and stakeholder feedback.

    E-Office Initiatives: Utilizing e-office management for various activities, including online admissions, scholarships, finance and accounts, administration, student support, and examinations, streamlining processes and saving time and resources.

    Collaborative Governance: The college operates as a well-coordinated unit with various committees, clubs, societies, and administrative bodies working in harmony, contributing to its distinctiveness.

    Government Shivalik College's commitment to providing quality education, promoting inclusivity, environmental consciousness, and gender equity, along with its scenic location and expansive campus, make it a distinctive institution in the region.

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