Sgtb Khalsa College
Sri GURU TEGH BAHADUR KHALSA COLLEGE , University Of Delhi (North Campus), New Delhi
Sri Guru Tegh Bahadur Khalsa College is a constituent college of University of Delhi located in New Delhi, India.It offers courses Sciences, Commerce and Arts. The college premises also bears a Gurudwara. The college has undertaken many projects in the field of ciliate biology and has reported new species of protozoans from northeast India. The laboratory has collaborated with Natural History Museum and University of Camerino. The college offers a dual credential programs in collaboration with University of the Fraser Valley and Avans.
Named after Guru Tegh Bahadur, the 9th Sikh Guru, Sri Guru Tegh Bahadur Khalsa College is a constituent of University of Delhi. It is a co-educational institution established in 1951 by Delhi Sikh Gurudwara Management Committee to instill ideals of self-sacrifice and service among the youth. It draws inspiration from the life of the Guru who laid down his life in Delhi to uphold freedom of belief and conscience and whose sacrifice and martyrdom for secular ideas are unique in the annals of our country.
The college had a modest beginning and was in four rooms in a school in Dev Nagar with 49 students and a faculty of 6 teachers. The college shifted to its present premises in the University Campus in 1973.
The College has earned popularity for its excellence in sports and gaming activities. From time to time the students of Sri Guru Tegh Bahadur Khalsa College has received invitation to participate in all the international competitions. To facilitate sports, the College authorities have built a spacious playground where students can play games like Hockey, Cricket, Football, etc. Ample facilities are given for promoting indoor games like Table Tennis, Carrom, Chess and mini Gymnasium. A superb Sports Complex called Sant Harchand Singh Longowal Sports Complex has been built, consisting of 16 up-to-date gymnasium, with facilities of treadmill and weightlifting. A squash racket room, three table tennis rooms, and changing rooms for players are incorporated within this complex. There is a seminar room that is delightfully decorated, providing excellent infrastructure for workshops, seminars and associated activities.