Guru Nanak College, Sukhchainana Sahib, Phagwara, District Kapurthala,
Punjab (India) is situated in the vicinity of historic Sikh Temple known as
Gurudwara Sukhchainana Sahib, built up in the sacred memory of Guru
Hargobind Sahib, the sixth Sikh Guru. The idea to setup the college
originated in 1969 to perpetuate the fifth birth centenary of Sri Guru Nanak
Dev Ji, the founder of Sikhism and the college came in to existence in 1970.
Presently, it has become a leading ‘light house of knowledge’ in the area
and has served the society around with qualitative all-round education and
It has an impressive campus comprising spacious building which houses smart
classrooms, well-equipped various laboratories (Computer, Accounting,
Language, Science Labs), Central Air Conditioned well-stocked Library, Book
Bank, Seminar Hall, Auditorium, Multi-purpose sound-proof Hall, Guru
Hargobind Sports Stadium, Indoor Courts, Modern Equipment for body buildings
and Conditioning Center. The Institution has at present about 1300 students
on its rolls and about 100 faculty members in various teaching and
non-teaching departments. The college provides Education in Commerce and
Management, Humanities and Arts, Science, Computer Science and IT Technology
up to graduation and post graduation level.
The college has envious record in sports. It has excelled in Football,
Wrestling, Athletics, Boxing, Volleyball, Cricket, Tug of War, Badminton at
the inter-college, inter-versity, State and National level tournaments.
Similarly, in the extra curricular activities like Youth Festival,
State/National level festivals, N.C.C, N.S.S, Guru Gobind Singh Study
Circle, Subject Societies/Associations; the college has provided ideal
platform to the students to develop their all-round personality and college
has achieved a distinguished position in this respect also.
Thus, college is brilliantly catering the quality educational demands of the
area as visualized by our late Chairman of the Managing Committee, S. Jagat
Singh Palahi and is now functioning under the able guidance of S.
Jatinderpal Singh Palahi, President Managing Committee and dynamic
leadership of Principal Dr. Gurdev Singh Randhawa. The three main components
– The Management, The Principal and Faculty (Teaching and Non-Teaching)-has
made a determined resolve for the upliftment of education and values in
order to make the young minds enlightened ones and better human beings, thus
fulfilling a great social cause.