About Us


The Government Degree College Ani is situated in the interior rural areas of district Kullu popularly known as outer Seraj. The need of college was felt since long as there was no facility of higher education in this part of countryside and people had to go for studies to Shimla, Kullu, Mandi and Rampur. The dream of the people turned into reality on June 17, 2006 with tireless efforts of the local people under leadership of octogenarian social worker Late Sh. Hari Ram, as the Hon’ble Chief Minister Sh. Virbhadra Singh made public announcement regarding the opening of the college at the place village Haripur situated on the national highway 305, 118 kilometer away from state capital Shimla and 110 kilometer from district headquarter Kullu. The college is situated at the distance of 7 kilometers away from the main town Anni towards Shimla. The college complex is spread over an area of nearly 23.6 bighas of land donated by the villagers on the right side of the Luhri – Ani (NH 305) road.

The college is co-educational institution duly affiliated to the Himachal Pradesh University Shimla. Initially only Arts stream was started from the academic session 2006 – 07. The commerce faculty has been added from the session 2014 – 15 and science faculty has started its functioning from the session 2016 – 17. The number of students is increasing every year because of the good infrastructural facilities, remarkable teaching standard and amiable environment of the institute where they get an opportunity of all round development.

In the college, students participate actively in extra-curricular activities, NSS, Rovers & Rangers and mark their winning participation at various state and national level competitions. The college magazine ‘Seraj Vani’ provides opportunity to the students to express their creative skills. Various clubs and societies formed in the college give students a platform to show their brilliance and make the college experience memorable and unforgettable. The college building is beautifully architecturally designed in the background of hill landscape and the college started functioning in this campus in August, 2012. The college has developed all modern facilities of sports which includes Gymnasium, Boxing ring, Kabaddi Mat, Mats for High Jump, Pole Vault and Judo, Badminton Court, Table for Table Tennis, Specious class rooms, laboratories, smart classrooms, computer lab, conference hall equipped with CCTV cameras, AC Office/Staff Room/ E-Library, playground with neat, clean and green campus.

The college is still in its infancy, yet it has made great strides in the field of academics, cultural and sports activities over the short span of time. During the session 2016 – 17 our college has won the first position in nati in HPU Youth Festival Group – III (Folk and Classical Dance) competition and 2 nd in HPU Youth Festival Group – II (Folk Orchestra) competition. In HP University Inter-College Boxing (Men & Women) Championship the college won three medals (2 in women category and 1 in Men category).

The college proposes construction of girls’ hostel, boys’ hostel, auditorium, residential quarters for staff, fencing of campus and extension of play ground with Volleyball and Basketball court facilities in the coming session. Besides, there is a proposal to introduce new courses of Computer Application, Journalism and Mass Communication, Tourism and Travels, BBA and BCA in near future.

The college aims at the overall development of the students by ensuring their participation in all cultural, sports and other co-curricular activities along with the excellence in the academics. Highly qualified and experienced faculty members are making their continuous and concerted efforts in shaping the future of the students. At present this college is catering the needs of interior areas of District mandi, Shimla besides Anni Areas. It has proved boon to the poor students of these areas in general and girl students in particular as more than 60 per cent girls are on its roll.