Govt. College, Jind came into existence as a result of tremendous efforts of Jindians as a private institution named Public College, Jind on 16th July, 1960. Realising the role this institution could play in imparting the education to the people of the region (declared educationally backward by UGC), it was taken over by the State Govt. on 17th July, 1961. The college is situated in the heart of the city on the main Gohana Road passing through the town and relishes the status of being one of the oldest colleges in Haryana along with the additional perks of NCR region. The college is recognized under 2(f) & 12(B) of the UGC. Today, the college can boast of its special campus spreading over 15 acres of land, stateof-art infrastructural facilities and highly acclaimed faculty. Students from all the areas of life have grown up here and excelled in the chosen areas of their interests, be it academic, sports and extra-curricular activities. Along with this the college provides a liberal, lively and competitive environment enabling students to carve out a niche for themselves in the chosen areas. Besides the infrastructural facilities with more than 3800 students on rolls, the institution is upholding the noble traditions laid down by the founders. With the constant efforts of all the stake holders and students, institution is changing and updating itself to the challenges in the field of Higher Education.