Reasonable expansion has taken place in the field of Higher Education both in terms of quality and quantity in the last few years. The budget provision of Rs. 1649.52 crores has been made for the year 2016-17.

Some of the major achievements of the Department of Higher Education are:-

1.   Five Govt. Colleges at Bhuna, Ateli,Sirsa,Punhana and Kheri Gujran have been started.

2.   Provisional NOCs have been issued for starting of 33 new Self Financing Degree Colleges and 4 new Self Financing Law College.

3.   On Line Admission successfully implemented in 108 Govt. Colleges.

4.   Rs. 110 crore has been earmarked for the construction of buildings of  new Government Colleges and upgradation of existing infrastructure of Govt. Colleges.

5.   Number of Seats of Science and Commerce have been increased in Govt. Colleges as per requirement.

6.   Teaching and Administrative block of Pandit Neki Ram Government College, Rohtak was inaugurated by the Hon’ble Chief Minister on 9th November, 2014.

7.   Hon’ble Chief Minister inaugurated the building of a Multi Purpose Hall at Government College, Sector-14, Gurgaon on 11th April, 2015.

8.   Foundation Stone of Science Block of Government College, Sector-14, Gurgaon was laid by the Hon’ble CM on 11th April, 2015. The construction work has also taken off.

9.   Foundation Stone of one Teaching Block of Dronacharya Government College, Gurgaon was laid by the Hon’ble Chief Minister on 11th April, 2015. The construction work has been started.

10.   Hon’ble Chief Minister Shri Manohar Lal laid the foundation of the new block of District Library at Gurgaon on 11th April, 2015.

11.    Building of Desh Bandhu Gupta Government College, Panipat was inaugurated by Hon’ble CM on 28th June, 2015.

12.    Hon’ble CM laid the foundation stone of the building of Government College for Women, Sirsa on 19th July, 2015.

13.    Hon’ble CM has laid the foundation stone of the buildings of Government Colleges at Alewa and Guhla Cheeka.

14.    The State Government has approved establishing NCC Academy of Haryana at Gharaunda (Karnal).

15.    To provide qualified teachers in all subjects so that no class left unattended, the present State Government has sent a requisition to fill up 1647 vacant posts of Assistant Professor to HPSC. Main focus of the present state government is to increase the Gross Enrolment Ratio in Higher Education for which adequate number of teachers are being provided to the students so that no student is left unattended.

16.    Services of 139 Guest lecturers posted in various Government Colleges have been regularized.

17.    Approval has been issued to fill up 03 vacant posts of Principals, 24 vacant posts of Assistant Professors and 02 vacant posts of Librarians in Government Aided Private Colleges.

18.    To provide best career opportunities to students various new courses and subjects such as B.Sc Medical, Non Medical, Mathematics, Computer Science, B.Com, Psychology, BCA, Economics, Mass Communication at undergraduate level and Hindi, Chemistry, Commerce, Punjabi, Physics, Mathematics at Post Graduate level have been introduced in various Government Colleges.

19.    To prepare students for various games and to inculcate sportsman spirit among students, Physical Education has been reintroduced as an elective subject in Government Colleges.

20.    In line with the decision of the Union Government that a new academic credit system would be introduced in all colleges and Universities across the country, the State Government has also decided to implement Choice Based Credit System (CBCS) in a phased manner.

21.    State Project Directorate for Rashtriya Uchchtar Shiksha Abhiyaan(RUSA) has been set up at Shiksha Sadan, Sector 5, Panchkula. Technical Support Group(TSG) is being constituted.

22.    To align higher education with the emerging needs of the economy so as to ensure that the graduates of higher education system have adequate knowledge and skills for employment and entrepreneurship and to incorporate the requirements of various industries in the curriculum, in an innovative and flexible manner while developing a holistic and well groomed graduate, the State Government has directed all State Universities to introduce Bachelors in Vocational Education (B.Voc) in the sectors introduced by School Education Department in Government Schools.

23.    38 NCC Cadets participated in the Republic Day Parade, 2016.

24.    NCC Directorate of Punjab, Haryana, Chandigarh and Himachal Pradesh has begged the prestigious NCC Banner this year.

25.    Messing Allowances of NCC Cadets and Associate NCC Officers have been increased to Rs. 85/ per cadet/per day and Rs. 100/per officer/per day respectively.

26.    Incidental Charges of NCC cadets have been increased to Rs. 18/per cadet/per day from the existing Rs. 12/per cadet/per day.

27.    Strengthening of the existing infrastructure by Construction and renovation in all Government colleges is a priority agenda of the present state government. Adequate number of class rooms, multipurpose hall, auditorium, sufficient play grounds etc. are being provided in the government colleges. To provide best of toilet facilities in government colleges is under intensive planning phase. Budget provision for construction which was Rs 14 crores in 2005-06 has been raised to Rs 110 crores in 2016-17.

28.    The total budget in higher education has been increased from Rs 288.46 cr in 2005-06 to approximately Rs. 1649.52 cr in 2016-17.

29.    The State Government has taken a policy decision not to grant NOCs for the opening of any B.Ed College during the academic session 2015-16. The concern of the State Government has already been conveyed to National Council for Teachers Education.

30.    Facility of e-pension scheme has been started for the pensioners of Government Aided Private Colleges.

31.    The Universities have been directed to develop an efficient Management Information System (MIS) to ensure better governance system.  The Universities are signing MoUs with the Haryana Knowledge Corporation Ltd. for Digital University framework.

32.   To encourage research on the life and times of Dr. Mangal Sen, Dr. Mangal Sen Chair has been established at MDU, Rohtak.

33.    A policy is being formulated for setting up of Research Chairs in a University.State Level Quality Assurance Cell has been notified. The prime task of the SLQAC will be to develop a system for conscious, consistent and catalytic improvement in the overall performance of institutions. For this, during the post-accreditation period, it will channelize all efforts and measures of the institutions towards promoting its holistic academic excellence. The work of the SLQAC is the first step towards internalization and institutionalization of quality enhancement initiatives.

34.     The State Government has increased upto 20% seats for admission in Govt. Colleges. Further new subjects/streams have also been introduced.


Implementation of Schemes for Quality Improvement and Human Resource Development

A. Plan Schemes

1.       Empowerment of Female Students:

In order to empower female students and to bring out the latent talent of the girls, a scheme was started in the year 2005-06. Under this Scheme, Women Cells have been established in all Govt. Colleges of the State to organize various activities to bring awareness in students on gender related issues.  Budget worth Rs. 100.00 lacs is sanctioned for this scheme for the year 2016-17 and about 55000 girl students will get benefit from this scheme.

The girl’s students having low haemoglobin are being medically tested and were given free Folic acid tablets under the NHRM project.

2.      Human Resource Development:

A scheme for the training of teachers and supporting staff was started in the year 2005-06. Under this scheme Seminar/Conferences/Refresher Courses/Orientation Courses are organized for capacity building and faculty development of the teachers. Lecturers also attend different training courses organized at HIPA Gurgaon for their capacity building. Budget worth Rs. 100.00 lacs has been sanctioned for this scheme for the year 2016-17. Cultural Programme will be organized under this scheme in all the Govt. Colleges.

3.          Earn While You Learn Scheme for the student:

A novel scheme of “Earn While You Learn” has been drawn up whereby the students of colleges would be employed for various college jobs in laboratories, libraries and other office jobs. This scheme was started in the year 2005-06 for the benefit of needy students to Earn while learning so that they can continue the studies on their own. This scheme gives an opportunity to develop the sprit of work culture and confidence amongst the students. The Budget sanctioned for this scheme for the year 2016-17 is 130.00 lacs and about 6500 students will get benefit from this scheme.

4.          Up-gradation of Laboratories

A scheme was started in the year 2005-06 to modernize and upgrade the laboratories in Govt. Colleges. This scheme proved beneficial to all those students who study science subjects and other practical subjects. The budget worth Rs. 150.00 lacs is sanctioned for the upgradation of Laboratories for the year 2016-17 and about 36,000 students will get benefit from this scheme.

5.          Assistance for Science Exhibition:

The scheme was started to organize Science Exhibition at college, district and state level. This Scheme give benefit to all those students who study Science and other practical subjects like Geography, Psychology, Computer Science. A budget of Rs. 50.00 lacs is sanctioned for the year   2016-17 and about 4000 students will get benefit from this scheme by attending Inter District and State Level Science Exhibition.

6.      Sports Promotion Scheme:

With a view to improve the standards of sports and to raise the participation of students in State/National and International Sports, a scheme was started in the year 2005-06. This scheme also provides help to the students to prepare themselves for the games at National & international level. Budget sanctioned for the year 2016-17 is worth Rs. 110.00 lacs for this scheme and about 20000 students will get benefit from this scheme.

7.    Educational and Excursion Tour for Girls Student in Govt. Colleges.

A new scheme was launched in the year 2009-10 for the excursion of Girls students. Girl students of the Govt. Colleges go for excursion educational/historical tour and visit various prominent places of historical and cultural interest. This enhances their awareness and knowledge about State/ Nation. A budget of Rs. 50.00 lacs is sanctioned for the year 2016-17 and about 5 000 girl students will get benefit from this scheme.

  8.      Educational and Excursion Tour for Boys Student in Govt.  Colleges.

A new scheme was launched in the year 2009-10 for the excursion of students. Boys student of the Govt. Colleges go for excursion educational/historical tour to visit various prominent places of historical and cultural interest. This enhances their awareness and knowledge about State/ Nation. A budget of Rs. 50.00 lacs is sanctioned for the year 2016-17 and about 5000 boy students will get benefit from this scheme.

9.      Soft Skills Scheme:-

          This scheme was started in year 2005-06 in six Govt. colleges.The scheme is meant for upgrading the knowledge of students and  giving them an intensive training in communication skills and interpersonal skills particularly for BPO industry and ITES sector.

         During the year 2007-08 till date 128 Soft Skills DVD’s were displayed    through Edusat. This programme is being launched for the benefit of the      students and training is being provided absolutely free of cost in the 66 colleges where EDUSAT system is working.

10.    Setting up of Placement Cells in Govt. Colleges:-

Under this scheme, Placement Cells have been constituted in all the Govt. Colleges under the supervision of the Principal and senior most lecturers of the college.  A sum of Rs. 16.00 lacs has also been distributed @ 25000/- per college in 64 Govt. Colleges for this purpose for the year 2007-2008. A Budget Provision of Rs. 18.00 lac was made for the year 2008-09. The Rs. 38.00 lacs have been distributed in the 75 Govt. Colleges for the year 2009-10. Rs. 50 lacs have been distributed in the year 2011-12. Rs. 40.00 lacs have been distributed in 64 Govt. Colleges in 2014-15. Budget worth Rs. 60.00 lac has been sanctioned for the year 2015-16.

04 Government sponsored Placement fairs have been organized w.e.f 2010 in February /March every year at four division level Government colleges of the state for final year students. Almost 800 plus students have been offered jobs every year. In all the four years the Placement fairs were prefixed with training programme of 4-5 days on personality development, how to face interview, communication skills, etiquettes etc

11.    Setting up of Legal Literacy Cells:

On the directions of Haryana State Legal Services Authority Legal literacy cells have been established in all Govt. Colleges of the state since 2009. Four state level annuals functions have been held so far under HSLSA and Education department.

12. Promotion of NCC activities

NCC is the largest uniformed youth organization of its kind in the world with the authorized strength of 13 Lakh cadets at National level and being further expanded by 2 Lakh cadets, to a total of 15 lakh. It is through this organization that efforts are made to channelize the tremendous power and potential of the youth in the right direction so that these builders of the nation are able to shoulder responsibilities in each walk of life.The National Cadet Corps (NCC) is playing a vital role in preparing our youth in becoming responsible Indian Citizens and it provides an opportunity for our youth to channelize their energies in creative manner inculcation the much needed qualities of discipline and commitment.

The Messing Allowances for NCC Cadets has been enhanced from Rs. 80 to Rs. 95 and for ANO’s from Rs. 80 to Rs. 100 per head per day.

The refreshment allowance of the NCC cadets has been increased from Rs. 6  cadet/ parade to Rs. 25 cadet / parade w.e.f. 2013 and it is one of the highest allowance given to NCC cadets of Haryana in comparison to all the other  states and U.T’s in India. The messing allowance for NCC cadets has been enhanced from Rs. 80 to 95 and for ANO’s from Rs. 80 toRs. 100 per head per day.

Our 38 NCC Cadet have participated in Republic Day parade and Prime Minister Rally as usual. One commendation certificate and momento with cash reward of Rs. 16000 have been given to the each cadets and State Cadet have gained NCC Banners (first Prize).

The Messing Allowance Rs. 65/- has been increased Rs. 213/- of each person per day of ANO’s PRCN, Refresher Course, Training Course during the year 2015.

10 Acre land has been ear-marked to establish NCC academy in Govt. College, Garaunda and necessary action on the project report is being taken by NCC Group Headquarter Rohtak.

NCC ‘C’ Certificate holders for their encouragement staff selection board has given patient entry scheme which has been approved by CM Haryana and FD also.

The Incidental Allowance of NCC Cadet have been increased Rs. 12/- to 18/- per cadet per day.

Government Colleges as Centers of Excellence

To bridge the gap as exist in the finish of a student at the time of completion of his college education and the expectation of any perspective employer to draft him in as a young professional, it has been decided by the Haryana Govt. to promote 31 Govt. Colleges as Centre of Excellence.

The following actions are proposed to be taken:

1.      Academic Inputs:

Ø  All 3 streams i.e. Science, Commerce and Humanities shall be taught and all possible combinations in Arts shall be offered.

Ø  Minimum 1 teacher in each subject shall be made available and requirement of teachers shall be met as per workload;

Ø  Job Oriented courses like Bachelor in Journalism and Mass Communication; BBA; Bachelor in Tourism Management; B.Lib; PGDCA; BCA; Bio-technology; Industrial Microbiology; shall be offered;

Ø  Soft skills courses in English language shall be offered for improving communication skills and Personality Development;

Ø  Education facility through Satellite;

Ø  Library Advisory Committee to be constituted with an aim of improving library excellence;

Ø  Constitution of QAC; (Quality Assurance Cell) to review and monitor the quality parameters;

2.      Infrastructure Inputs:

Ø  Well equipped Staff room;

Ø  Rooms and Labs as per need based demand by the Principals shall be constructed; the labs shall be fully equipped and room duly furnished;

Ø  Common Room for students with toilet facilities;

Ø  Edusat room; English Language lab; E-Libraries; Auditorium cum Multi-purpose Hall shall be constructed;

Ø  Canteen for Staff and students;

Ø  Hostel facilities shall be provided wherever necessary; .Guest House facilities in colleges with hostels;


3.      Extra Curricular Activities:

Societies and Clubs:

Subject wise societies like Science Society; Social Science Societies; Cultural Club; Literary club; Alumni Association; Hobby & Debate Club shall be in position to develop the overall personality of the students;

i)        Women Cells:

ii)      Grievance Cell;

iii)     Parent-Teacher Cell;

iv)     Placement Cells;

v)      N.S.S. & N.C.C. activities to be promoted;

vi)     Sports club; Sports activities to be intensely promoted encouraging students to participate at College level and  represent at University, State and National level;

vii)    Gymnasium & Track facilities to promote physical fitness;

viii)  Each college to have its web-site and internet facilities for faculty and students;

ix)     Beautification committee for the upkeep of the college;


At present each of these 31 colleges have Smart Class rooms; Language labs; two computer labs; digital notice boards; Photostat machines for the students in libraries and most of these have a multipurpose hall.



Establishment of Private Universities

Under The Haryana Private Universities Act, 2006, 19 Private Universities have been set up in the State. The details are us under:-


Sr. No.

Name of the Private University

Date of Inception


 O.P Jindal University, Sonipat



 North Cap University, Sector-23 Gurgaon.



 AMITY University Village Gwalior, Panchgaon, Manesar, Gurgaon



ApeejaySatyaUniversity,VillageSilani, Sohna, Gurgaon



Maharishi Markendashwar University, Sadopur, Ambala



Nillm University, Kaithal



Ansal University, Gurgaon



 Baba Mast Nath University, Rohtak



M.V.N, Palwal



Shri Guru Gobind Singh Tricentenary University, Gurgaon

February, 2013


G.D Goenka University, Gurgaon

February, 2013


K.R Mangalam, University, Gurgaon

February, 2013


S.R.M, University, Sonipat

February, 2013


Jagganath University, Bahadurgarh

February, 2013


Ashoka University Sonepat, ,



Alfalah University Faridabad



BML Munjal University Gurgaon



Manav Rachna University, Faridabad



PDM University, Bahadurgarh (Jhajjar)



Starex University, Gurgaon




New Govt. Colleges since 2005-06




Name of College


Govt. College for Women, Bhiwani.


Govt. College, Matak Majri




Govt. College, Saha.


Govt. College for Women, Jind.




Govt. College, Kaithal.


Govt. College, Birohar.


Govt. College, MandiDabwali.


Govt. College, Julana.


Govt. College for Women, Panchkula.


Govt. College for Women, Tosham.




Govt. College for Women, Rewari.


Govt. College, Panipat.


Govt. College, Chhachhrauli.


Govt. College, Barwala (Hisar).


Govt. College for Women, LakhanMajra.




Govt. College, Bapoli.


Govt. College, Ellanabad.


Govt. College, Gurawara.




Govt. College for Women, Safidon


Govt. College, Kharkara.




Govt. College for women Ratia


Govt. College for women Salaheri


Govt. College for women Ambala


Govt. College, Bawanikhera


Govt. College, Palwal


Govt. College, Kosli


Govt. College, Bahu


Govt. College, Charra




Govt. College Sampala


Govt. College Jassia


Govt. College Bheraian, Pehowa


Govt. College, Satnali


Govt. College, Kharkoda


Govt. College, Behl


Govt. College, Narnaund




Govt. College for Women Badhara


Govt. College for Women Jassur Kheri


Govt. College Matanhail


Govt. College Assandh


Govt. College for Women Nangal Chaudhary


Govt. College Madlauda


Govt. College for Women Pali


Govt. College Mokhara


Govt. College, Kanina ( Taken over)


Govt. College for Girls, Bahadurgarh





Govt. College for Women, Sirsa


Govt. College for Women, Ateli


Govt. College for Women, Punhana


G.C Bhuna


G.C Kheri Gujran