Located on Mohali Chandigarh Highway, Government College, SAS Nagar(Mohali), Punjab , is situated in Phase VI. It is spread over area of 27.8 acres of land.
This co-education College was started in 1984. Government College, Mohali affiliated to Punjabi University, Patiala, initially started functioning in a hall of a building of Dara Studios with 21 lecturers, 2 streams and as many as 15 subjects, and it has grown over a period of 37 years into a splendid Campus which houses the main Administrative Block, Science Block, Class-rooms, Laboratories etc.
This is the only college in Northern India which can boast of a grand Student Centre and a multipurpose auditorium.
A well-equipped library, expansive playgrounds and a high-tech Computer Centre facilitate academic, cultural, mental and physical development of the students. Our students have represented the college in the spheres of Sports, NSS, NCC, cultural activities at University and National levels. The Parent Teacher Association and Old Students Association are strong pillars of the Institute.
This college has developed into a postgraduate institution with the introduction of Masters in English, Masters in Fine Arts, Masters in Punjabi , MSc Chemistry, MSc Maths, MSc(IT) and PGDCA.
The college, in its attempt to recreate and perpetuate the best of the traditions of which it is a guardian, adopted "Aspire for Truth" as the college motto. The college motto gives a message of truthfulness so as to enrich the moral and social fabric of the societies. The immediate objective of the college is to enable the youth of this area to earn a formal degree required to pursue higher studies or take up a career.