S P College

S P College

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S.P. College, The Oldest And Premier Institute Of Higher Education In Kashmir Embodies A History Of 107 Years Of Its Glorious Past. It Was Established In 1905, As An Intermediate College By Upgrading The Famous Hindu High School, Srinagar.

It Was The Personal Effort Of Notable British Social Reformer And Educationist, Dr. Annie Besant Who Directed The Central Hindu College Trust, Benares (To Which It Was Affiliated) To Appoint, Mr. M.U. Moore, A Noted Irish Scholar As The First Principal Of The Institution. Beginning With A Modest Roll Of Eight Students And Only Six Teachers On Its Staff, In A Few Years’ Time, The College Rose To The Degree Level In Arts By 1911 When State Government Took It Over And Renamed It Sri Pratap College After The Name Of The Then Ruler Of The State Maharaja Pratap Singh. In 1912 The College Was Affiliated To The Punjab University, Lahore With State Patronage Available To It By Virtue Of Which The Growth Of S.P. College Received A Notable Fillip. Ever Since, The Development Of The College Has Been A Steady Process Persisting Through The Entire Span Of The 20th Century.

During The Tenure Of Prof. I.K. Sharga (1911-1921) The Science Stream Up To The Intermediate Level Was Introduced In The College Curriculum. The Dynamic And Ablest Academics And Administrator Like Prof. M. U. Moore, Prof. Vinamali Chakarvati, Prof. Jia Lal Kaul And Prof. Saif-Ud- Din Have Served The College And Contributed To The Level That The Hundreds Of The College Alumni Rose To Eminence In Different Fields Of Human Activity In The State, By Occupying Important Positions.

The History Of S. P, College Is In Fact The History Of Progress Of Higher Education In Kashmir. Almost For The First Half Of The 20th Century, S.P. College Had The Distinction Of Being The Only Institution To Provide Facilities For Imparting Higher Education In Arts And Science Disciplines In The Valley. Despite A Good Number Of College Coming In To Existence In The Valley After 1947, This College Continues To Maintain Its Primacy And Academic Excellence All Along. With The Delinking Of Arts Faculty From It In 1975. S.P. College Is Now An Exclusively Science College Imparting Science Education At Undergraduate Level In A Broad Spectrum Of Subjects Like Botany, Chemistry, Bio-Chemistry, Zoology, Information Technology, Electronics, Physics, Mathematics, Statistics With As Many As 37 Subject Combination.
In A Significant Stride Forward The College Is Running P.G. Level Programmes In Chemistry And Environmental Science 2003. Five More P.G. Level Programmes In Various Science Subjects As In Pipeline.

The College Is On Its Way To Broaden The Entire Spectrum Of Science Education In The Light Of Modern Perspective. Emerging Skill Based Courses Like B.Sc., Forensics And B.Sc., Human Genetics With Due Support From The Industry, Stand Proposed By The College.

Courses Offered

UG Courses


PG Courses

Environmental Science

Career Counselling
Medical Services

S P College
Maulana Azad Road
srinagar, Jammu and Kashmir - 190001
Email : info@spcollege.co.in
Phone : 0194-2476828
WebSite :  www.spcollege.co.in/collegehistory.aspx
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Maulana Azad Road srinagar, Jammu and Kashmir - 190001


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