Situated in the foothills of mighty and splendid Dhauladhar mountains , Govt College of Teacher Education Dharamshala is a premier institute of education Which was established in September 1956 by Govt.of H.P to meet the growing demand of trained teachers. On 24 Feb.1993,Ministry of human Resource Development , Govt. of India, New Delhi, upgraded this Government College of Education to Govt. College of Teacher Education. This College has now blossomed into a centre of excellence in the Teacher Traning Programme and has been catering to the educational needs of pre-service and in-service teachers. Various personal contact programmes of H.P.University under the aegis of ICDEOL for B.Ed and M.Ed course are conducted in the Institution.Various extension services such as refresher courses, Seminar, Workshops are also organised in the institution.
The National Assessment and Accredatation Council (NAAC) an autonomous Institution established by University Grants Commision, New Delhi has accredited this institution with 'B' Grade and placed this Institution at 40th position among the Colleges accredited all over India, this Year.
Facilities In the College :
Govt. College of Teacher Education, Dharamsala is situated in Lower Dharamsala, around 400 meters away from H.P Board of School Education, Dharamsala. College provides excellent facillities such as class rooms, different labs such as Psychology Lab, Library with more than 15,000 books, a 25 computers, LCD, OHP and other latest equipments, a Multipurpose Hall for organising Various activities , a multigym hall, sports facilities for Volley-Ball, Table-Tennies, Badminton, Chess, Kabaddi, Athletics, Weight-Lifting, Cricket and Yoga etc.