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Government College for Women, Nawakadal Srinagar

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Type  Degree College
Principal  Prof. Tasleem Peer
Campus  Urban
Motto  Learn to Serve
Established  1961
Location  Nawakadal, J&K, India
Founded  1961
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Vice-Chancellor  Prof. Khursid Iqbal Andrabi

Government College for Women, Nawakadal Srinagar (Urdu; گورنمنٹ کالج خواتین نوا کدل سرینگر) commonly known as Women's college Nawakadal, Nowkadal College is a University Grants Commission autonomous college located in Old City Downtown Srinagar.It was established in 1961.The college is affiliated with the University of Kashmir.It is the only Women Institution in Kashmir Valley offering Commerce & management Courses.

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It has been awarded grade "B+" by the NAAC.

Location

Women's College Nawakadal is located on the Southern bank of river Jehlum near the Nawakadal Bridge in old city of Srinagar locally known as Shehr-i-Khaas.It is the only institution of Higher Education for Women ideally located in Old City Srinagar (Downtown). It is located at a distance of about 6 km to south from the Srinagar city center Lal Chowk and about 1.5 km west from historical Jamia Masjid Srinagar.

Establishment

The Government of Jammu and Kashmir established the college in 1961 with Arts and Science subjects and a teaching faculty of 19 members with just 50 students.It was established during the reign of the then Prime Minister of Jammu and Kashmir Bakshi Ghulam Mohamad.

History

Women's college Nawakadal has a historical background. It is located adjacent to the historical Maharaj Gunj, the Capital of Maharaja reigme and historical trade centre of Downtown Srinagar locally known as Shehr-i-Khaas.The college campus was initially the women's hospital founded by Maharaja Pratap Singh in 1890.Later the hospital was converted into high school.

In 1952 the then Prime Minister of Jammu and Kashmir Sheikh Mohamad Abdullah ordered for its elevation to women's college and it was achieved during the era of the then Prime Minister of Jammu and Kashmir Bakshi Ghulam Mohamad in 1961.

Courses offered

  • Bachelor of Arts
  • Bachelor of Science (Medical)
  • Bachelor of Science (Non Medical)
  • Bachelor of Commerce (Computerized Accountancy)
  • Bachelor of Business Administration
  • Bachelor of Arts (Social Science)
  • Awards and achievements

    The National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC) has accredited the Government College for Women, Nawakadal Srinagar, with Grade"B+".

    References

    Government College for Women, Nawakadal Srinagar Wikipedia


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