About the Department:

Khalsa College, Garhdiwala commands special prestige among educationalinstitutions in Hoshiarpur. Dr. Mohinder Singh Randhawa (ICS), a visionary scholar, workedtirelessly for the foundation of this college. Following this, the college achieved glory under theblessings of honourable Mahant Sewa Dass ji, Headmaster Kartar Singh Bains, and Sant BabaFateh Singh ji. Under their able guidance, the Undergraduate Department of Political Sciencewas established in 1966 when Khalsa College was established at Garhdiwala. The subject ofPolitical Science was introduced as an elective subject at the Graduate level. Ever since itsintroduction, the department has come a long way in providing quality education to students inPolitical Science. Earlier Honours in Political Science was also taught to students. In 2006, anM.A. in Political Science was started with efforts from former Head & Professor H.S.Dhami and Professor Jagdeep Kumar of the Political Science Department. The P.G. Departmentof Political Science has achieved great heights in academics and other activities. Two studentsgot passed UGC-NET and working as Assistant Professor in Colleges. Our students also listed inPanjab University’s Examination Topper List. In addition to the teaching-learning engagements,the department also believes in providing the students extension lectures from various scholars toenrich their knowledge. Till now, the department has organized various National Seminars and Extension lectures onvarious themes in which eminent Academica’sof repute participated. In addition to Seminars and Conferences, the students also took to variousEducational Tours.

SWOC Analysis


  • Cordial relationship among teachers and students
  • Good number of faculty publications in reputed journals.
  • Quality contribution college administrative work.
  • Personal problem solving and skill development of students’
  • We organize seminars, special lectures, etc. to induct our students with the concepts and issues related to our subjects


  • Most of the students come from poor families.


  • Keeping pace with the rapid changes in higher education.
  • Providing resources for marginalized students.
  • Motivating students to secure his/her career.


  • Teaching of students for good and integrated citizenship
  • Provision for better education facilities for students.
  • Scope for UPSC, MPSC & other competitive examination.
  • Scope in journalism and media, social work and teaching and research.
  • Scope in journalism and media, social work and teaching and research.
  • Department organizes seminars, quiz competitions, and educational tours for the benefit of teachers and students.
  • Teachers are appointed as examiners, paper setters in university examinations.
  • Collaborative activities with other departments and nearby institute can be done.

Our Staff


JAGDEEP KUMARAssistant Professor (Head of Department )

Contact number: 9815213026
Email: jchodha@yahoo.co.in

Dr. Archana Devi Assistant Professor

Contact No. 9876492797
Email: romyarch@gmail.com

Dr. Gurpreet Uppal Assistant Professor

Contact No. 9780004933
Email : Gurpreetuppal49@gmail.com

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