Govt. Gandhi Memorial Science College

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Gandhi Memorial Science College, commonly known as G.G.M. Science College, formerly Prince of Wales College, established in 1905 is a NAAC accredited A grade college located in the city of Jammu, in Jammu & Kashmir, India.[1] The college's undergraduate program provides Bachelor of Science degrees in various subject combinations, which are three-year programs.[2] The school also offers postgraduate education degrees in English and Geology, Bachelor of Computer Application degrees, and certificate courses in the areas of computer applications, web designing and industrial electronics.[3]


The following are departments of the college.[4]

  • Biotechnology
  • Botany
  • Chemistry
  • Computers
  • Electronics
  • English
  • Geography
  • Geology
  • Library science
  • Mathematics
  • Physical Education
  • Physics
  • Zoology

Heritage status[edit]

In July 2015, the college was designated as "heritage status" by the University Grants Commission (UGC) of India, which serves to enable funds for school upgrades and improvements.[5]

Gandhi Memorial Science College Ground[edit]

Gandhi Memorial Science College Ground
Ground information
LocationJammu, Jammu & Kashmir
End names
Team information
Jammu & Kashmir cricket team (1976-2013)
As of 26 August, 2015
Source: Cricinfo

The Gandhi Memorial Science College Ground is a playing ground located at the Govt. Gandhi Memorial Science College. The ground hosts matches for Jammu & Kashmir cricket team. The hosted his first match in 1976 between Jammu & Kashmir cricket team and Punjab cricket team.[6] Until December 2013, the ground hosted 18 first-class matches.[7]


  1. ^ Gupta, E.K.R. (2001). Directory Of Libraries In India 2 Vols. Set, 3Rd Rev. Ed. Atlantic Publishers & Distributors (P) Limited. p. 175. ISBN 978-81-7156-985-4.
  2. ^ "Subject Combination". Govt. Gandhi Memorial Science College. Retrieved 28 August 2015.
  3. ^ "Courses offered". Govt. Gandhi Memorial Science College. Retrieved 28 August 2015.
  4. ^ "Teaching Departments". Govt. Gandhi Memorial Science College. Retrieved 28 August 2015.
  5. ^ "UGC grants heritage status to 19 colleges in India". 5 July 2015. Retrieved 28 August 2015.
  6. ^ Scorecard
  7. ^ First-class Matches

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