Situated in the heart of Capital City Srinagar, Government College for Women, is a premier institution of Higher Learning for women in the State of Jammu and Kashmir. Established in 1950, the college has a glorious past with excellent academic track record and has played a pivotal role for women education and empowerment in the state.Presently this college is one of the few colleges in the country and so-far the only Degree College in the State of Jammu and Kashmir with NAAC Accredited Grade A, a testimony to the academic excellence and quality culture achieved and maintained by the College. The College joined the elite club of institution with facilities of satellite based education by setting up of an Edusat Hub for Kashmir valley in the College.
We offer these students an exciting array of career-oriented programs that meet their demands and quality standards. GCW offers a holistic approach to education that provides students with opportunities to excel on campus in academics, student leadership and extra-curricular activities. Our faculty and staff is comprised of more than 200 dedicated professionals, working together to bring the best of standards to the classroom and the campus. Staff and faculty enthusiastically guide students to success with a commitment to excellence that has resulted in the establishment of valuable, student-centered resources such as the library and learning centers, the Career Development and the Information Administration Center.
Administratively, the Higher Education Department of the State Jammu and Kashmir Government adjudicates College Administration under the direction of the College Principal, who directly acts as a liaison officeholder in the corridors of politico-bureaucratic setup and academics edifice of the Institution. The Commissioner, Higher Education is the Administrative Head while as Minister for Higher Education is the Political executive for aid and advice.