Guru Nanak College, Dhanbad (A Sikh Minority Degree College) was Established by the Gurudwara Prabandhak Committee in 1970 to mark the fifth Birth Centenary of the great Guru after whom this college is named. The college is managed by a Governing Council nominated by the Gurudwara Prabandhak Committee, Dhanbad, and draws its inspiration from the teachings of the faith propounded by Guru Nanak Devji.
About the College
Initially the college got affiliated to the Ranchi University – Ranchi since 1970 the year it was stared. But with the passage of time, Binod Bihari Mahto Koylanchal University, Dhanbad came into existence in 2017; and the affiliation of the college got transferred to this new University in 2017. At present, the college has got permanent affiliation with Binod Bihari Mahto Koylanchal University, Dhanbad in the faculties of Humanities, Social Sciences, commerce and such vocational courses as Bachelor of Computer Applications. The college has got “Deficit Grant College Status” by the government of Jharkhand. Also the college is registered u/s 2F and 12B of the UGC Act . The main aim and objective behind sponsoring this college was to impart value - based teaching to the young men and women of Dhanbad. The college attaches great importance to moral teaching. The college does not merely offer teaching in such subject as would enable young students to earn their bread and butter, but it also emphasizes grooming them into worthy (morally sound) citizens.
Guru Nanak College, Dhanbad functions at Three places:-
The main building – the Boys’ wing of the College is situated at Bhuda, The main building is spaciously designed in an airy surrounding quite suitable for the environment of an academic institution. The present campus has been so planned as to cater to the needs of the students for a long time.
The women’s wing of the College was started in the year 2000 in the Bank More Campus of the College in the morning hours. As an exclusive centre of teaching for girls, this wing has earned high reputation stakeholders during girls and their parents/guardians during the last few years. In the Women’s wing also, teaching is imparted for B.A./B.Com. (Hons/General) Course.
The vocational wing of the College was started in the year 2011 in the Bank More Campus of the College in a newly constructed building during the day hours. As an exclusive centre of teaching for Bachelor of Computer Applications Students, this wing has earned high reputation stakeholders during students and their parents/guardians during the last few years. In the Vocational wing also, teaching is imparted for BCA Course.