About the College

Hemwati Nandan Bahuguna Government P. G. College Khatima, Uttarakhand is a premier affiliated College of Kumaun University Nainital which was established in 1988 and is recognized under Sections 2(f) and 12 (B) of the UGC Act. Khatima College is 24 km from Tanakpur, situated at Purnagiri Temple's foothills. Purnagiri Temple which is also considered a Shaktipeeth and one of the 108 Siddha Peethas. Purnagiri temple is about 41 km far from Khatima College. It is believed that the navel of Sati Mata had fallen at Purnagiri.

Hemwati Nandan Bahuguna Government P. G. College Khatima is well known as a leading institute of higher education in the Kumaun region of Uttarakhand State. The College is sited in the absolute neighborhood of the international border of Nepal along with the state border of Uttar Pradesh. It is highly influenced by the tribes, particularly the “THARUS”. Khatima is well connected by major transportation facilities with popular destinations in northern India.

This college with three main faculties viz., Arts, Science, and Commerce is being successfully run. Seven (07) main subjects i.e. Hindi, English, History, Education, Economics, Political Science, and Geography are being run under the arts faculty. Science faculty is being conducted with five major subjects i.e. Physics, Chemistry, Maths, Botany, and Zoology. Commerce faculty is also being run with UG and PG classes. Institute also offers a platform for students to pursue Ph.D. programs excluding Education. In addition to these regular courses, a self-finance degree i.e. B.Ed., and some diploma courses i.e. PG Diploma in Yoga and Holistic Health are also being carried out in the college. The college also serves as a distance learning center for Uttarakhand Open University.

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