Chitral extremely north district, is famous for its beauty peaceful atmosphere and gigantic mountains. It is also prominent with regard of education and literacy rate throughout Khyber Pkhtunkhwa. Education is considered to be 1st priority among the masses, particularly female education, though neglected in the past, has received extraordinary important and a welcome thing.
Govt Degree College Chitral was started on 21st May 1995 without any permanent building only in the four class rooms of higher secondary school. During its early stages all the ex-principals e.g. Professor Jamal Naqvi, Professor Bilqees Nighat Saba extended their best effort for the permanent building especially Dr,Abdur Rauf ( ex- director) and professor Gul Humaira provided untiring labors and day and night struggle for its this status. As a result it was shifted to its present building on 3rd November 2000.
At the beginning the college imparted education at Degree level. Later on inter classes in science and arts also started. Now computer science, physical science and biological science have been started.Bs program in Zoology and Urdu has been also initiated in 2017. It has full established labs, and systematic transport system. Presently it has a towering and is ranked among the topmost institutions.