Govt. College Arki, established in 1994, has proven itself to be the educational landmark of District Solan and is imparting education at the undergraduate level in all the three streams, viz., Science, Arts, Commerce, apart from B.C.A. – a job-oriented self-financing course – under the Choice Based Credit System. In a short span of time, this NAAC accredited “B”, co-educational institution, affiliated to H.P. University has evolved as a fountain head of learning providing quality education to students of Arki region, which is primarily a rural area. The 15th of July 1994, the day this institute came into existence, will always be remembered as a red letter day by the people of Arki as the college has brought higher education to their doorstep and their wards no more go to cities for the purpose.
Vision & Mission
To be a key factor for the economic and social transformation of the people of Arki region.
To provide multi-dimensional holistic education to the students for the enlargement of intellectual and human dimensions.
The HPU inter-college handball championship in both the category (men and women) was held in our college.
The HPU inter-college cricket championship (women) our college bagged in second position.
Students of music department participated in HPU inter-college youth festival group II at GC Dharamshala and received three prestigious positions:
- 2nd in Indian Group Song
- 2nd in Western Group Song
- 3rd in gazal i.e. Light Vocal Music
The NSS unit of Govt. Degree College Arki was conferred the National Youth Leadership Program award (second prize) for the session 2016-17. The Program Officer, Dr. Sunil Chauhan and 51 NSS volunteers of the college received the award at the Himachal Pradesh University which included a cash prize of Rs. 35,000/- besides a trophy and a Letter of Appreciation.
Dr. Sunil Chauhan, NSS Incharge of the College represented the state of Himachal Pradesh at the Pravasi Bhartiya Divas & National Integration Camp organized at Bangalore University w.e.f. 3-01-2017 to 9-01-2017. NSS Volunteers Diksha Thakur and Jai Kishan kalia too participated in the event.
Two NSS Volunteers of the College, Harish Thakur and Vinay Kumar participated in the National Integration Camp held at GC Seema w.e.f. 5-6 October, 2017.
Meenakshi Kanwar and Harish, students of 5th semester participated in National Adventure Camp w.e.f. 12-09-2018 to 21-09-2018 at Regional Mountaineering Centre, McLeodganj, Dharamshala. This camp was organized by Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports
Neha sharma, a student of B.A. 6th semester participated in Republic Day camp w.e.f 01-01-2019 to 31-02-2019 and she represented H.P & led NSS contingent as a contigent commander in Republic Day Parade on 26-01-2019 at RajPath, New Delhi.
7-day NSS Residential Camp was organized w.e.f 01-02-2019 to 07-02-2019 in adopted village Jakholi.
Govt. Degree College Arki won the Silver & Bronze medals at the H.P. University Inter-College Boxing Championship (Men) held at Govt. College, Saraswatinagar, District Shimla. The medals were won by Manish Kumar & Mukesh Panwar.
Two athletes of the college, Kumari Manisha & Kumari Shalini, won the Silver Medals for Discuss and Javelin throw respectively at the H.P. University Inter-College Athletic Meet held at Govt. College, Hamirpur.
Rajesh Kumar and Praveen Kumar were selected for the H.P. University Kho-Kho Team.
Kumari Tamanna Pal and Diksha participated in the North-Zone Level at Punjabi University, Patiala and subsequently at the All-India Inter-University Meet at Periyar University. They won the third position and medals in both the competitions.
Yamini Paul was selected in H.P. University Basketball Team for the tournament held in Pondicherry.
Kumari Shalini was selected for the H.P. University Handball Team which won the second prize in the tournament held in Jammu & Kashmir.
Govt. Degree College has hosted three H.P. University Inter- College Championships in the last three years: H.P. University Inter- College Volleyball Championship, H.P. University Inter- College Kho-Kho Championship and H.P. University Inter- College Handball Championship.
Three girls of the college, Kumari Disha Thakur, Kumari Harsha Paul and Kumari Meena were selected for the H.P. University team which participated in the North-Zone Handball Competition and won the Gold-Medal. After the North Zone tournament, they participated in the All-India Inter-University level and won the Gold Medal again, thus bringing laurels not only to the University and College but to the state of Himachal Pradesh.
Vipin Sharma, student of the college was selected for the BCCI Under-23 Colonel C. K. Naidu Cricket Tournament. Consequent upon his excellent performance in this tournmant, he was also selected for the H. P. Ranji Trophy Team.
Priya Bhatia, a student of B.Com bagged the ninth position in the merit list of Himachal Pradesh University scoring 77.5% in the year 2014.
Govt. Degree College Arki organized a National Seminar on “Issues of E-Waste Management” on 17 December 2016 in collaboration with State Council for Science, Technology and Environment, Himachal Pradesh. The College also organized an awareness rally on “E-Waste” which commenced form the College and ended at Arki town.
The students of the Music Department won the second and third prize respectively in Group Song (Indian & Western categories) in the H.P. University Inter-College Youth Festival held at Govt. College Dharamshala in October, 2017.