Introduction of the college
The Govt. Post Graduate College for Women Mardan situated at Swabi road in Baghdada. Initially, the college was established in a rented building HujraAbdurRahman and deceased Begum Irfan got the honour of its 1st Principal in 1963. Its level raised to the degree college in 1965. It was shifted to the existing building in 1968 and presently this institution enjoys the status of Post Graduate College since 2006. About three thousand five hundred students are enrolled every year in almost all discipline of science and arts. In accordance with the instructions of Government of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, B.S (4 years) Programme has been introduced into the prevailing Educational System. The purpose of the programme is to enhance the basic knowledge of a student and bring it in parity with the modern standard at international level. To cope with arising dynamic challenges, the B.S program has been lunched in 2011 in the disciplines of Political Science, Economics, Botany, Zoology, Chemistry, Mathematics, Computer Science, Psychology and English for the time being at the college. It will be extended to other faculties with the passage of time to embellish academic and meet the requirement of modern age.
Today, its specious lecturer rooms, Administrative Block, commodious halls, sick room, Library and well equipped Laboratories, hostels for staff and students, Canteen, vast lush green lawns and Botanical garden make beauteous the outskirts. College is facilitated with a grand “Day Care Centre” for infants. There are two main powerful generators for college and hostel students in order to avoid their distraction by load shedding.
This college is playing a vital role in the uplift of female education. Uncountable students graduated are serving the needs all over Pakistan and many have achieved high positions of responsibility and excellence in their chosen fields.
Mrs.Mumtaz Bibi Associate Professor
Incharge Principal,GPGC(W) Mardan.