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      Akal Degree College for Women, Sangrur was established in 1970 by a group of public spirited and enlightened philanthropists whose dominant impulse was to create awareness among the ladies of Malwa Region of Punjab who were then considered as the most educationally backward lot. The college was intended to feed the rural population in particular, although itwas located in the city of Sangrur. Affiliated to Punjabi University,Patiala(Punjab) the college is situated in the district town of Sangrur which formerly was the capital of erstwhile Jind state. The college owes its existence to the generosity and vision of S.Gurbaksh Singh Sibia & S.Surjit Singh Gandhi. S. Gurbaksh Singh Sibia had a dream to start a girls college in this backward area of Sangrur. His dream came true by the untiring and self-less efforts of principal Surjit Singh Gandhi who was a great visionary and dedicated soul to the cause of female education From one Akal Degree College For Women, Sangrur he created a group of Akal Colleges. The opening ceremony of the college was performed by Late Lt. General Harbaksh Singh Ji. The foundation stone of the new college building was laid in 1988.For inspiration the college looks towards His Holiness Sant Attar singh Ji Maharaj who was the first to launch movement for the spread of female education in the malwa region. S.Tegvir Sibia S/o S.Gurbaksh Singh Sibia was the president of this college and group of Akal Colleges, under his leadership this college had become a leading institution and is progressing by leaps and bounds. The college is functioning in peaceful atmosphere with all modern facilities. It has always shown good results. Students of this college observe examplary discipline and conduct. Ms. Sivraj Kaur the founder Principal had served this college as Principal for 20 years. The college made quite a rapid progress under her able guidance she proved to be an asset to the institution. Dr.Harjit Kaur served as Principal of this college from 01-07-1991 to 30-09-2010and now she is handling the post of Director, General Administration. Principal Sivraj Kaur is the overall incharge of all the colleges. At present Dr.Sukhmeen Sidhu is working as the Principal of this college since 18-11-2010.

                After the untimely of sad demise of S. Tegvir Singh Sibia Ji, S. Karanvir Singh Sibia his brother has been unanimously selected as Chairman of Akal group of colleges. We have hope that under his Stewardship Akal Group of Colleges would achieve new heights of progress and serve the cause of female education of this area of malwa region.


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How real people said about Education

It was a wonderful experience sharing valuable tips with students about cyber crime and law to keep ourselves safe from this latest crime trend. I thank the College Principal and staff for organizing useful seminars.

Mr. T.P.S. Randhawa(PCS) CJM , Sangrur

College is very clean and green. Teachers and students energetic and well aware about social issues.

Dr. MONIKA YADAV (District Forest Officer, Sangrur

Akal Degree women college is progressing by leaps & bounds. The management, Principal, staff and students have made a network of healthy family.

Ms. GURMEET KAUR BHATTHAL( Principal(retd.) Govt.

Congratulations to Mrs. Sukhmeen Sidhu(Principal) for upholding values and true spirit of education and encouraging the young generation.

Dr.HAPPY JEJI( Deptt. of Journalism, Punjabi Unive

It was a very Informative session on the "NATIONAL PRESS DAY". A very praiseworthy effort to encourage students in the field of Media to give them exact information about media.

PARVESH SHARMA (Correspondent, The Tribune)