After being accredited with ‘A’ Grade by NAAC during the session 2011-12, it was bestowed with the honour of being “A College with Potential for Excellence” by the UGC under the 10th Plan. The college is one of the few colleges (<1% of the total colleges in India) to have been endowed with this honour.
The college has been selected under ‘Star College Scheme’ by the Department of Biotechnology, Government of India.
It has also been selected under ‘FIST Programme’ by the Department of Science and Technology, Government of India.
The college has been recognized as a research centre leading to Ph.D degree by the Panjab University in the subjects of Biotechnology and Chemistry.
Our college is a member of Microsoft IT academy programme and we are the first ever college in the region to be selected as a Member Microsoft IT Academy Programme.
The college is the only one in Chandigarh to be selected by UGC to run vocational courses (B.Voc) namely: Retail Management & Food Processing and Preservation.
College has been sanctioned Deen Dayal Upadhyay Kaushal Kendra Status by UGC with the grant of Rs.4.85 crore.
Three departments of the college i.e. Department of Commerce and Management, Department of Bio Sciences and Department of Economics have been declared as “Star Departments” by UGC.
We are one of the few colleges in North India to have been granted four innovative programmes recognized by the UGC. These include: M.Sc. Applied Chemistry (Pharmaceutical), MEFB (Masters in Entrepreneurship and Family Business), M.Sc. Bioinformatics and Post Graduate Diploma in Computer Graphics and Animation.
The college is also among the few colleges in the entire country to run 19 parallel Career Oriented ‘Add on’ Courses.
In an Endeavour to help students deal with their everyday anxieties and stress, the college’s Department of Psychology opened a meditation and counselling centre on the college campus, “Manusuday” meaning “Awakening of the Mind”. The purpose of the centre is to provide individual stress management assessments and prescriptions. It is the region’s first and one of a kind initiative taken by the college to help students in their all round development.