Welcome to Govt. Girls Degree College Dir Upper
Established in 2009 Govt. Girls Degree College Dir Upper is serving as leading and pioneer institution; providing the much needed female education up to Graduate Level to the Female Folk of this relatively backward and remote District Of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. Construction work started in the year 2001 and handed over to the Govt. after completion of the building in 2009. Intermediate classes started initially in Septemeber, 2009 soon with the admissions open for graduate level studies in the year 2012. It is a double story building with a total area of 31 Canals (3362900 square feet) and an additional area of 1525250 square feet available for further construction and other useful purposes.
Although it faced numerous challenges in the beginning due to the unfriendly environment towards female education triggered by the typical tribal cultural norms resisting girls education. But soon the people of the area realized that no socio-economic progress and overall development is possible without education and started sending their children to the college. The student strength kept on rising year on year and now by the grace of Allah the Almighty, it touches the hallmark of over 600 plus students.
It has well-equipped laboratories, spacious classrooms, I.T Lab. Library with over thousand books on a variety of subjects, Principal Office, Administration Block and Examination Hall with a beautiful Lawn full of flowers and plants. This college has a very talented and well qualified staff members comprising of Associate Professors, Assistant Professors and Lecturers fully motivated and committed to their noble cause of imparting education and knowledge to this deprived community.
The services of Associate Professor Ms. Kalsoom; Former Principal of the College has been commendable in the overall management and administration of this college. She has the credit of running this college successfully despite the harshest conditions and the numerous challenges it faced in the beginning.