SGAD govt. college Tarn Taran - A prestigious temple of learning, working under the principles of the great Guru Arjan Dev Ji since its inception in 1966, has grown into an epicentre of intellectual and aesthetic activities in the region. It started as a private enterprise in 1966, later it was taken over by Punjab Govt. on June 2, 1974.
It would be pertinent to add that it is the only govt. co-educational college catering to the needs of students in the region. It started as a sapling and has stands fully prepared today to meet the challenges of changing times. It started as a monofaculty college and today the institution imparts instruction in faculty of Science, Humanities and Commerce up to graduation level and Computer Science up to Master level. The college has taken initiative to stared BCA, BIT and PGDCA to enable students of this region to find a footing in the professional world.
The college aims at providing congenial atmosphere and constructive channels to its young scholars by searching and promoting their hidden talent for their fullest development. We thrive to have a unique blend of tradition and technology and impart value based education using latest techniques. Our aim is holistic development of youth, nation builders of tomorrow. The institution has a mission of producing talented and formidable human resource for the country with unique combination of simplicity and modernity. The goal of the institution is to envisage itself as a torch bearer in this rural region and cater to the diverse needs of its students. We strive to make these young mind priceless and rightness assets of society in spite of their rural background.
We have an academically rich and versatile infrastructure to facilitate multidimensional learning. The institution has carved a niche for itself under the dynamic leadership of Principal Dr. Sukhbir Singh Thind. He is a driving force behind the laudable ventures of this college.
The college was accredited by NAAC in March 2010 and was awarded ‘B’ grade .