Formation of Guru Nanak Educational Society, laying the foundation stone for the College by Sardar Ujjal Singh, the former Governor of Tamil Nadu in the presence of then Chief Minister, Dr. M. Karunanidhi
University of Madras granted affiliation for 6 sections of PUC and 3 UG courses in Mathematics, Chemistry and Economics
3 UG courses (English, Zoology and B.Com.) were added
The Gurudwara was inaugurated.
The Administrative Block became operational (Kishinchand Chellaram Block and Maharani Vidyavati Devi Block).
Punjab Ex-Chief Minister Sardar Gurnam Singh declared open Hostel Block and Mess Block - "Punjab Block"
Punjab Chief Minister Giani Zail Singh (Later President of India) laid the foundation stone for the Auditorium (Guru Nanak Bhavan).
NCC Air Wing was inaugurated
NCC Army Wing was inaugurated
Sind block was declared open
B.A. Defence & Strategic Studies was introduced. PUC admission was closed.
NSS and Rotract clubs were formed
The Institution became a Postgraduate College by starting M.Com. Course (1st P.G. Course)
M.A. Economics (2nd P.G. Course) was introduced
Establishment of Guru Nanak Evening College in the Self - Financing stream (presently named Shift II).
B.A. Corporate Secretaryship course commenced
B.Sc. Physics course (Shift I) commenced
B.Sc. Botany Course (Shift I) was introduced
M.Phil.Course in Commerce (Shift I) commenced
M.Sc. Chemistry commenced (3rd P.G. Course)
Part-time Ph.D. in Economics started
A Research Institution named Gill Research Institute (GRI) was inaugurated by Dr. A. Gnanam, the then Vice-Chancellor of University of Madras, to conduct research on Life Sciences.
New Library Building was constructed with funding from UGC
The Institution opened its portals to women students in UG courses also and became a full-fledged co-educational institution, though women were admitted in the PG courses from the inception.
Ph.D. Programme in Commerce commenced
New Canteen building with funding from UGC was made operational.
Silver Jubilee of the college was celebrated with renowned scientist Dr.M.S.Swaminathan, MSSRF as Chief Guest.
New Programme Introduced: BBA (Bachelor of Business Administration)
"M.Phil. Programme in Economics and Zoology were introduced. Inception of two degree courses viz., B.Sc. Computer Science and B.C.A. in the evening college"
Job oriented Computer programmes in Tally, Certificate courses in Sales management and Salesmanship were introduced as Self-financing courses
IGNOU Study Centre became functional in the College campus
NAAC Accreditation B++ was awarded for 5 years
B.Sc. Visual Communication, B.Sc. E-media and M.Sc. Chemistry were introduced in the Evening College
Three Add-on courses were introduced in the Department of Commerce in the Day College
The Institution was granted ISO 9001:2000 certification. Guru Nanak Institute of Management was inaugurated
MBA Course commenced
B.Com. Accounting & Finance was introduced in the evening College
GRI became an autonomous body
Cognizant Technology Solutions initiated soft-skill training for our students
"Ph.D. Programme in Defence & Strategic studies commenced MCA Course was introduced in the evening college"
Inauguration of Guru Teg Bahadur Auditorium by Mr.Manohar Singh Sabherwal.
Celebration of 40th Anniversary of the College.
College Re-accredited at ‘A' Grade by NAAC in the second cycle
Ph.D. Programme in English and Tamil (Part-time) commenced
"Guru Harkrishan Block" a new state-of-the-art academic block was inaugurated by Prof. Dr. Ram Shankar Katheria, Hon'ble Union Minister of State for Human Resource Development (Higher Education), Govt. of India.
UGC conferred “Autonomous” status to Guru Nanak College.
5 New courses introduced : B.Com. Information System management , B.Com. Bank Management, B.Com. (Marketing Management), M.Sc. Mathematics, M.Sc. Zoology and one additional section each in BBA and B.Com. (Accounting & Finance)
New courses introduced: B.A. English and Master of Social Work (MSW)
B.Sc. Biotechnology commenced
Guru Amar Das Block with Shaheed Baba Deep Singh Auditorium was inaugurated by Honorable Shri Ram Nath Kovind, President of India.
B.Sc. Information Technology intoduced
New Course introduced : M.A. Defence & Strategic Studies
Introduced Integrated Management System (IMS).
"Launched “Twinning Programme” of Pondicherry University. "
Established Guru Nanak Centre for Research.
Established Guru Nanak Center for Skill Development
Shahibzade multi utility building, was made operational with provision for Medical Centre, UPSC coaching centre and Guest Rooms.
"4 New courses introduced : B.Com. Computer Application , B.Com. Professional Accounting, B.Sc. Data Analytics, and B.A. Sociology Additional section in B.A. Defenec and Strategic Studies, B.Com. General and B.Com. Corporate Secretaryship "
B.A. Political Science and Administration introduced
Golden Jubilee Celebrations
Laying the Foundation Stone of Shaheed Bhagat Singh Sports Academy & Saragarhi Shooting Range by Hon'ble Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu