Dakha, a famous village of Dist. Ludhiana is situated between Ludhiana and Jagraon on the Ludhiana Ferozepur Highway. In literary circles, this village is known for the literary figure “Baba Bohar” S. Sant Singh Sekhon. For many others, it is famous as the village of General Sant Singh Sekhon, who remained the officiating Head of the Army for some period and whose farm was visited by then Prime Minister of India Smt. Indira Gandhi.
Guru Tegh Bahadur National College Dakha was established in the year 1971. Initially started a purely Arts college the college has now blossomed into a multifaculty postgraduate college having courses such as B.A. with skill oriented courses such as Fashion Designing, Proposed to be started from session 2018-19- Advertisement and sales management, Computer Applications and Functional English, B.Com with choice of honours, MCom, MA Punjabi, MA History and Post graduate Diploma in Computer Applications.
Other Salient Features
- Magnificent Infrastructure: Imposing Building, Auditorium and lush green campus.
- Language Lab.
- Vast Auditorium fitted with latest acoustics and audio visual aids.
- Up to date digital Library having a seating capacity of 100 students. The library has 16000 volumes.
- Multimedia Room equipped with latest gadget and internet.
- Gymnasium for holistic development of students.
- UGC qualified experienced staff.
- Job oriented courses such as Tally, English Proficiency and E filing of Tax Return.
- To promote the mental and physical development of students various societies such as NSS, NCC, Youth Club, Literary and cultural societies are in operation.
- Excellent sports achievements.
- Liberal fee concession and scholarships available for needy and meritorious students.
- Scholarships worth Rs 4,00,000 to poor and deserving students.
Special Facilities for Girl Students
- Separate arrangements for girls in canteen and library.
- Separate sections for girl students.
- Liberal fee concession and scholarships available for needy and meritorious girl students.
Girls’ common room equipped with TV, magazines, newspapers, indoor games etc.
To provide incentive to meritorious students joining B.A. or B.Com (Without gap), the college offers the following scholarships
1. Those with above 90% in 10+ 2 50% concession in total fees.
2. Those with above 80% to 90% in 10+2 25% concession in total fees.
3. Those with above 70% to 80% in 10+2 10% concession in total fees.