Kanda is a Tehsil of district Bageshwar of Uttarakhand state and is located about 25 km from the district headquarter Bageshwar. It is a small town and has beautiful landscape with scattered human settlement. The area is famous for Goddess Kalishan or Kalika. The very famous ancient Bhadrakali temple is located near to Kanda village. Physiographically, Kanda is situated at an elevation of 1600 m.a.s.l. The temperature of the area is favourable throughout the year and varies in between 25 C to 30 C. The college was started since 2006 as status of Government Degree Collage, Kanda in old building of Government Inter College, Kanda. At present, the college building is completed and ready to accommodate. The new building block is about 1 km from Kanda village and placed in small hillock.
The strength of the college is although low, but it is increasing gradually since its establishment. The college offers UG courses in all the three discipline, Science, Art and Commerce as well as PG courses in five subjects of art discipline such as History, Sanskrit, Sociology, Hindi and Political Science. About 250 students are studying under various disciplines. The science discipline started since 2019 onwards. We have 28 faculty positions in various subjects with 12 laboratory staff to fulfil the education criteria and create educational environment. Besides, we have 27 non teaching (class III and class IV) positions in the office including permanent as well as outsourcing staff. We have well established library with total of 8766 books in various aspects. E-Granthalaya is also running in the college and the books have been catalogued.