Nestled around the Dawin Valley with the river Pushpbhadra flowing nearby and in the divine grace of Rishi Markandaya Temple, a new abode of higher learning Govt. College Jukhala came into being on February 22, 2007. The sprawling campus is spreading in several acres in sylvan surroundings that bless it with an unmatched serenity. The lush green valley sends the signals of inspiration and adds to its natural beauty, which augments both academic and professional atmosphere of the institution. Affiliated to Himachal Pradesh University Shimla, the college is imparting education mainly to rural youth in various disciplines i.e. humanities, science and commerce at undergraduate level. The admission in bachelor’s degree course in all disciplines is offered as per HPU norms. The college is recognized by University Grants Commission, New Delhi and is covered under section 12(B) and 2(f) of UGC Act. 1956.
In the college UGC Resource Centre is set up to provide internet access to the students. The college has been accredited by NAAC with CGPA of 1.62 valid up to November 01, 2023. An Internal Quality Assurance Cell has been set up in the college with a view to bring qualitative improvement in academics. A smoothly functioning NAAC committee remains busy throughout the year to prepare for the subsequent cycle of accreditation of the institution.
The college has a conference hall, a smart classroom and a sports ground. The well-equipped laboratories in the departments of Botany, Chemistry, Physics, Zoology and Geography provide in-depth understanding of the subjects to students. To supplement the academic activities, various clubs and societies have been framed namely Eco Club, Literary Club, Science Club and Society for Social Sciences.
The college has one unit of NSS which inculcates qualities of leadership, dignity of labour, sense of responsibility and communal harmony among the volunteers.
To spread awareness among the students about health and hygiene, Red Ribbon Club is functioning in the college.
The college also has Rover & Ranger units for girls and boys enlivening the motto ‘Service above Self’ thereby awakening the latest potential of the students and develop in them a sense of responsibility, discipline and mutual cooperation.
The college has sports infrastructure including a big playground and a gymnasium to provide opportunities to students to excel in indoor & outdoor games and various sports.
The Career Guidance Cell of the college is functioning efficiently to guide the students for various competitive examinations. Consequently, most of the students have been enabled to find employment in various government departments, armed forces, public and private sectors, multinational companies etc.
To make a life-long difference in the lives of rural youth through holistic education with global standards.
To bring social change in rural areas by educating and preparing the youth to face the challenges of the new millennium while keeping the ethics and moral values intact.