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Sunderbani is a scenic town in Rajouri district of Jammu and Kashmir. Before 1947, there was no place under the name of Sunderbani . At that time, Sunderbani area was known as Bhajwal Jagir. It is named as Sunderbani after an ancient spring (bowli) called Sunder Baan. In 1980, Sunderbani emerged as a new tehsil of district Rajouri. By the visionary and selfless efforts of local leadership, senior citizen council and other non-political organization, a Government Degree College was sanctioned at Sunderbani in 2011. Initially, the college started functioning in the building of Govt. Middle School, Sunderbani. In January 2023, the college was shifted to its own building at Tandapani on Rajouri-Poonch highway.
The new college building was inaugurated by Hon’ble Prime Minister Sh. Narinder Modi on 20 th of February 2024 through virtual mode. The new building has eight classrooms, four labs, conference room and a spacious library. Moreover, the college has separate toilet blocks for male and female students besides a canteen block. A 50 bedded Girls Hostel and a Multipurpose Hall are under construction. The college presently offers Arts subjects only and science subjects are expected to be introduced from the next session.


Sunderbani is a place of great religious importance. Before 1947 there was no place under the name of Sunderbani. At that time Sunderbani area was known as Bhajwal Jagir. In 1980 Sunderbani emerged as new tehsil. Tehsil Sunderbani comprises of 42 villages and it is the smallest Tehsil of Distt. Rajouri in area. By the visionary and selfless efforts of local leadership, senior citizens council Sunderbani and other non- political organizations, a Govt. Degree College was sanctioned for Sunderbani and was established in June 2011.

Presently, college is functioning in Govt. Boys Middle School Sunderbani. The recognition of the College by UGC under section 2(f) has been made. The state land measuring 89 Kanals at Thanda Pani has been transfered by the state cabinet in favour of J&K Higher Education Department for construction the Building of Govt. Degree College, Sunderbani.

Goals and objectives

  1. To impart quality education to the students of the area.
  2. To vanish the darkness that has eclipsed the sovereign virtues of the women of the state in the past.
  3. To help the students by providing them self help courses so that they can be self reliant.
  4. To provide value based learning that has far greater relevance in a dynamic and ever changing work environment.
  5. To inculcate in the students strong intellectual, moral and physical attitudes and ideas.
  6. To produce graduates capable of responding to the challenges of life in every possible way.

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