Pondicherry University Twinning Program

Milestones

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

1970

University of Madras granted affiliation for 6 sections of PUC and 3 UG courses in Mathematics, Chemistry and Economics

1971

3 UG courses (English, Zoology and B.Com.) were added

1972

The Gurudwara was inaugurated.

1972

The Administrative Block became operational (Kishinchand Chellaram Block and Maharani Vidyavati Devi Block).

1972

Punjab Ex-Chief Minister Sardar Gurnam Singh declared open Hostel Block and Mess Block - "Punjab Block"

1973

Punjab Chief Minister Giani Zail Singh (Later President of India) laid the foundation stone for the Auditorium (Guru Nanak Bhavan).

1973

NCC Air Wing was inaugurated

1974

NCC Army Wing was inaugurated

1975

Sind block was declared open

1975

B.A. Defence & Strategic Studies was introduced. PUC admission was closed.

1978

NSS and Rotract clubs were formed

1978

The Institution became a Postgraduate College by starting M.Com. Course (1st P.G. Course)

1980

M.A. Economics (2nd P.G. Course) was introduced

1981

Establishment of Guru Nanak Evening College in the Self - Financing stream (presently named Shift II).

1981

B.A. Corporate Secretaryship course commenced

1982

B.Sc. Physics course (Shift I) commenced

1983

B.Sc. Botany Course (Shift I) was introduced

1984

M.Phil.Course in Commerce (Shift I) commenced

1985

M.Sc. Chemistry commenced (3rd P.G. Course)

1986

Part-time Ph.D. in Economics started

1990

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.

1990

New Library Building was constructed with funding from UGC

1990

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.

1993

Ph.D. Programme in Commerce commenced

1994

New Canteen building with funding from UGC was made operational.

1995

Silver Jubilee of the college was celebrated with renowned scientist Dr.M.S.Swaminathan, MSSRF as Chief Guest.

1996

New Programme Introduced: BBA (Bachelor of Business Administration)

1999

"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"

2000

Job oriented Computer programmes in Tally, Certificate courses in Sales management and Salesmanship were introduced as Self-financing courses

2002

IGNOU Study Centre became functional in the College campus

2003

NAAC Accreditation B++ was awarded for 5 years

2003

B.Sc. Visual Communication, B.Sc. E-media and M.Sc. Chemistry were introduced in the Evening College

2004

Three Add-on courses were introduced in the Department of Commerce in the Day College

2004

The Institution was granted ISO 9001:2000 certification. Guru Nanak Institute of Management was inaugurated

2005

MBA Course commenced

2005

B.Com. Accounting & Finance was introduced in the evening College

2005

GRI became an autonomous body

2007

Cognizant Technology Solutions initiated soft-skill training for our students

2007

"Ph.D. Programme in Defence & Strategic studies commenced MCA Course was introduced in the evening college"

2008

Inauguration of Guru Teg Bahadur Auditorium by Mr.Manohar Singh Sabherwal.

2012

Celebration of 40th Anniversary of the College.

2012

College Re-accredited at ‘A' Grade by NAAC in the second cycle

2013

Ph.D. Programme in English and Tamil (Part-time) commenced

2013

B.Com. (Honours)

2013

"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.

2015

UGC conferred “Autonomous” status to Guru Nanak College.

2015

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)

2015

New courses introduced: B.A. English and Master of Social Work (MSW)

2016

B.Sc. Biotechnology commenced

2017

Guru Amar Das Block with Shaheed Baba Deep Singh Auditorium was inaugurated by Honorable Shri Ram Nath Kovind, President of India.

2018

B.Sc. Information Technology intoduced

2018

New Course introduced : M.A. Defence & Strategic Studies

2019

Introduced Integrated Management System (IMS).

2019

"Launched “Twinning Programme” of Pondicherry University. "

2019

Established Guru Nanak Centre for Research.

2019

Established Guru Nanak Center for Skill Development

2019

Shahibzade multi utility building, was made operational with provision for Medical Centre, UPSC coaching centre and Guest Rooms.

2021

"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 "

2021

B.A. Political Science and Administration introduced

2022

Golden Jubilee Celebrations

2022

Laying the Foundation Stone of Shaheed Bhagat Singh Sports Academy & Saragarhi Shooting Range by Hon'ble Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu

2022