Government College of Education, previously known as Government Post-Graduate Basic Training College, was founded in August 1954 under a special scheme of Government of India for establishment of training colleges for teachers at the post-graduate level. The College has great tradition of high achievements in the field of teacher education and ranks among the leading colleges of education in the country.
The National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC) had accredited Grade ‘A’ to this College. The National Council for Teacher Education has sanctioned 25 seats for M.Ed. (General), 300 seats for B.Ed. till 2014-15. At present it is running two unit of B.Ed. (50 seats each) and One unit of M.Ed. (50 seats) both 2 years (4 semesters) courses, Post Graduate Diploma in Life Skills and Education for Human Excellence, Post Grduate Diploma in Education Technology and Post Grduate Diploma in Guidance and Counselling. The college also run 6 months Pre Ph.D. course work for research students in Education.
The college has spacious campus containing well maintained lawns playgrounds and separate hostels for boys and girls. It provides excellent library service. The Government Model High School and Government Model Senior Secondary School, Sector 20-D work as experimental schools for the college.
A number of dimensions have been added to the teacher training program so as to make it as comprehensive as possible. The syllabus prescribed by the Panjab University, Chandigarh is enriched by seminars, workshops, community activities, educational camps and numerous modes of other practical work
|Attached washrooms(Hall, Green Room, H.Sc. lab, M.Ed. Room, Canteen)||5|
|Grounds(Athletics, Volleyball, Tennis, Badminton)||4|
|Seminar Room||1(capacity of 40 persons)|
|Library||1(capacity of 100 readers)|
|Auditorium||1 with capacity of 350|
|Boys Hostel||1 with capacity of 50 students|
|Girls Hostel||1 with capacity of 55-60 students|