Rajkiya Kanya Mahavidyalaya (RKMV) Shimla

A premier institution of women education in North India, Rajkiya Kanya Mahavidyalaya (RKMV) Shimla, is the only Govt. Girls College in Himachal Pradesh. It came into being in 1977 when the erstwhile RPCSDB College (estd. 1945) was taken over by the H.P. Govt. and converted into an all-girls College. From 919 students on its rolls in 1978, the number stands at 3500 today. The institution offers Bachelor's Degrees in three mainstreams of studies: Humanities, Science and Commerce. Besides continuing with the Honours' Course in English, Physical Education has also been included as a course of study in B.A., which began in the last lap of the last session. Sandhya Sangeet Mahavidyalaya (affiliated to the prestigious Bhatkhande Sangeet Vidyapeeth (Luckhnow) conducts a graduate level course in classical music and a post-graduate level course in the Classical Dance, as also hobby classes in Music and Dance for the general public. The co-curricular activities like sports, cultural and literacy exercises find equal footing as do extension activities (NCC, NSS) career guidance and counseling, workshops and exhibitions. The College is situated on Elysium Hill, so named in 1838 after Lord Auckland's sister. Elysium is Greek for "a delightful place" and immensely suits the location as it stands amidst rolling hills, emerald valleys and the distant snow-peaks. The college is a ten-minute walk from the famous 'Ridge' and can also be reached by local buses plying on the circular Cart Road near which it is located.

The college also offers a number of facilities to its students in the form of various scholarships, a computerised library, a hostel, canteen, dispensary, computer classes, internet, PCO and banking facilities and its annual magazine 'PADMA' featuring the literary works of the budding writers of the college..

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Rajkiya Kanya Mahavidyalya (RKMV) Shimla is the only Government Girls College in Himachal Pradesh. It came into being in 1977 when erstwhile RPCSDB College (Est. 1945) was taken over by Himachal Pradesh Government and converted into Girls College. The College has not only endeavoured to excel academically, it has also made its own name in the sphere of sports, games and co-curricular activities. The college aims at training young women to be leaders in all walks of life, whom we hope to play a vital role in bringing about the desired changes for the betterment of the society.

The college provides education in Arts, Science and Commerce Faculties. Apart from English Honours, BCA as Self-Financing course and e-commerce, Computer Applications, Journalism and Mass Communication and Travel and Tourism Management add-on courses are being run by this college. Sandhya Sangeet Mahavidayalya (affiliated to the Bhatkhande Sangeet Vidyapeeth Lucknow) conducts a graduate level course in Classical Music and a post-graduate level course in the Classical Dance besides, hobby classes in Music and a post-graduate level course in the Classical Dance besides hobby classes in Music and Dance open for public. RKMV has grown as a centre of higher education under Himachal Pradesh University, recognized by the University Grants Commission under 2(f) and 12(b). It is a matter of great pride that this college has accredited with B++ grade by the National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC) on 16th September, 2003. The college has produced a large number of prominent women citizens who have excelled and earned name and fame in different walks of life. The team of teaching staff is committed to impart qualitative and value added education and their attitude is student centric. The college has well equipped laboratories, a well stacked computerized library, sports facilities, NCC, NSS and Rovers and Rangers units. The college has two hostels, canteen, dispensary, Computer Labs, Internet, PCO, Stationery hut, gym and banking facilities. A college magazine PADMA features the literary works of the budding writers of the college is published every year. Students who have a flair for creative writing and journalism can contribute their articles for this magazine. Over all integrated development of students is the prime objective of this institution. I request you to visit our website frequently for update information about the latest happenings in the college.

Our Vision

To build a Self-reliant rural communities through sustained efforts in the fields of social, educational, economical and political empowerment.

Our Mission

Making people to decide for their welfare and future by educating them the human value systems, dignity and participation. Transforming the target community as the promoters of movements and custodians of social assets created by them for the permanent well-being of the communities concerned. To Support Children those parents Below Poverty Line. All things equal special effort for Women Empowerment & Female child.