NAAC ACCREDITED B+ Government College for Girls, Sector-42, is situated in southern part of Chandigarh- the City Beautiful. The College with its impressive building and rich infrastructure caters to the academic and professional needs of girls not only from Chandigarh and adjoining rural areas but also from different states of India. The college was established in the year 1982 with Arts and Commerce faculties and was initially located in the school building in Sector-19, Chandigarh before it was shifted to its present campus in the year 1987. At the initial stage there were 300 students and 20 teachers in the college. The science faculty was added in the year 1989. The college is affiliated to the Panjab University, Chandigarh. A twenty seven year old college, serving the cause of women empowerment, has entered the stage of confidence and optimism.