About Us


G.M.N. College, Ambala is being run by the G.M.N. College Trust and Management Society, Ambala Cantt. This Society started this college in 1948 under the dynamic leadership of visionary academician Principal JaswantRai. Prior to partition of India, this college was functioning in west Panjab (now Pakistan) as D.A.V. College, Rawalpindi. The G.M.N. College Trust and Management Society has since than started a number of academic programmes to cater the needs of the society. The society is purely charitable and its members are working for socialistic and nationalistic welfare. List of various academic programmes undertaken by the college ever since its inception are enclosed herewith.

Ambala is the hub of education having many schools and colleges which cater the diverse need of imparting education to the various segments of the society. G.M.N. College, Ambala Cantt which was established in 1948 and started functioning in tin sheds and thatched roofshas bloomed as premier co-educational, multi-disciplinary educational institute of northern region during 68 years of its existence. The college has rare distinction of being chosen as “The College with Potential for Excellence” in the session 2010-11 by UGC.

The long and impressive list of achievements in the field of academic, sports, cultural activities and NCC is testimony to its footprints and impact across the northern region of the country. G.M.N. College offers a wide choice of courses in all disciplines – Humanities, Science, Commerce and BBA including five Postgraduate courses, three Hons. Courses, four UGC sponsored Add-on-Courses apart from certificate and diploma courses. Recently we have started a course in Computer in collaboration with IIT Bombay. The College is successfully running several vocational courses.

Considering the demand of distance learning the college has setup IGNOU Centre in the college.
The College plays a vital role in developing the personality of the students and develops their potential through various activities including NCC, NSS, Women Cell, Red Cross and other such activities. The college has marked a difference with other institutions in this area by attaining University Championship in Badminton, Base Ball, Soft Ball, Hand Ball and Gymnastic for the last several years. Two/Three of our NCC cadets are alleviated to the ranks in Defence forces of the country every year. The College organized Zonal Youth Festival which gave opportunity to the students to take part in various cultural events.

The Placement Cell of the College is actively involved for placement of our graduates. The College pays adequate attention to the development of its faculty. It has recently started faculty development programme in Computer Science and Commerce. The College organizes several seminars and extension lectures to enhance research and development activities for its faculty. The College has well equipped Library, Computer Labs., Laboratories, Lush green grounds, Gymnasium,Auditorium and Facility of purified drinking water. Ours is the only college which has recently installed Vending Machine and Incinerator in the girls’ common room.

Realizing the rapid changes and advances in technology and growing needs of the students, the College continues to update its existing infrastructure and offers them best of the facilities. The College has efficient office administration. The College is the unique institution in the northern region which has MoU with Baldwin Wallace University, Cleveland, Ohio, USA. The college proposes to start M.Sc. Physics and M.Sc. Chemistry in the upcoming academic session. We are also planning to make the campus Wi-Fi from the academic session 2016-17.

It is the matter of pride for this trust and society that G.M.N. College has produced many Defence personals of national and international repute. Its alumni has contributed the college has produced many Defence Personnel of National and International repute. Moreover, the alumni of this college have served the nation by sacrificing their lives to protect the integrity and security of the nation. In Indo Pak war of 1965, 1971, Indo China war of 1962, and Kargil war 2000, many alumni of this college have been decorated by Veer Chakr, SevaChakr and other gallantry awards. The college is proud of their supreme sacrifice. Further the collegealumni have contributed towards services in Civil Administration, Literature, Culture, Sports, Business and Commerce at National and International level. Our alumni are the backbone of the college.