About Higher Education Department


july 1970  

established by government of madhya pradesh as government girls degreecollege, t.t. nagar, bhopal, no independent campus at that time


shifted to new premises in shivaji nagar and elevated as p.g college, renamed as government girls p.g. college         


status of autonomous college granted by ugc, state government and the parent university


renamed as sarojini naidu government girls p.g. (autonomous) college     


first review of autonomy


accreditation by naac


semester system launched


second review of autonomy


re- accreditation by naac


conferred status of &lsquocollege with potential for excellence&rsquo


third review of autonomy opinion of ugc review committee, 2012 &ldquolooking at the speed of the overall progress made by the college, it can be transformed into women&rsquos university&rdquo.


re- accreditation by naac and achieved "a" grade

sarojini naidu government girls postgraduate (autonomous) college, popularly known as &lsquonutan college&rsquo is situated in bhopal, the &lsquocity of lakes&rsquo and capital of madhya pradesh. established in the year 1970 as government girls degree college, in tatya tope nagar, the college shifted to its present campus in shivaji nagar in the year 1980. it was renamed sarojini naidu government girls postgraduate autonomous college in 1997. it is acclaimed as one of the most reputed government colleges in the state, striving for all round development of its students. set up with the strength of 300 students, it now imparts higher education to nearly 3700 young women.

true to its mission statement, the college aspires to use education as a multifaceted tool for preparing women as well equipped participants in society at large. the college has brilliant track record of the past forty four years.

in recognition of its achievements, the ugc and the state government granted autonomy to college in 1995-96. the autonomous status was last reviewed in 2012 and extended till 2016-17. the college was conferred the status of &lsquocollege with potential for excellence&rsquo by university grants commission in 2010 on the basis of its excellent performance.

the college has made optimal use of autonomy in all aspects. it offers a variety of regular courses and specialized programs for the all encompassing development of the students. it has been following semester system since 2003-04. the college offers undergraduate courses with various subject combinations in arts, commerce, science, and home science, and postgraduate courses in various subjects. it also offers certificate, pg diploma, m.phil and phd programs. competent faculty, modern techniques of teaching-learning, qualitative restructuring of syllabi, vocational and job-oriented courses, transparent examination system, adequate infrastructure and resources are the strengths of the college that meet the demands of a modern education system.

the college has carved a niche for itself in academic excellence, research and extension activities. the students have also excelled in sports and extracurricular fields. the college provides an environment of equi learning opportunities by addressing the needs of its students from diverse socio-economic and academic background. it has also addressed the need of inclusive education for the differently-abled students by creating disabled-friendly barrier-free campus and providing conducive teaching-learning environment. constant efforts are being made by the college to strengthen each component through internal quality assurance cell (iqac).
we have succeeded in achieving targets through persistent efforts. while it has added to the prestige of the college, our responsibility to maintain the high standards has increased correspondingly.