Government College, Rhenock East Sikkim

Government College, Rhenock East Sikkim (GCR) is affiliated to Sikkim University. The college caters to the educational needs of students from the nearby areas of Rhenock, such as Rongli, Chujachen, Aritar, Mamring, Reshi, Rorathang, Pakyong and Rangpo, and also to the students from other districts of Sikkim as well as neighbouring towns of West Bengal. The college offers Bachelor of Arts (General and Honours) Course. The Government College, Rhenock came into existence in the year 2005 and the college was established by the Government of Sikkim. The college offers Bachelor of Arts course in different subjects with affiliation from the Sikkim University.

Government College, Rhenock East Sikkim
AffiliationsSikkim University

Courses offeredEdit

Government College, Rhenock offers the Bachelor of Arts honours and general in the following subjects:

•Bachelor of Arts (honours) in

1) Sociology 2) Geography

•Bachelor of Arts (general) in

1) Sociology 2) Environmental science 3) Economics 4) Political science 5) Education 6) Geography 7) History 8) Nepali 9) English

• Bachelor of Science

1) Math

• Bachelors of Commerce

Government College, Rhenock also offers spoken English course to the students to help them to improve their English language skills.

Compulsory subjectsEdit

In the Bachelor of Arts course, which is spread over three years, English is offered as compulsory subject in the 1st semester, MIL is offered as compulsory subject in 2nd semester, environmental studies is offered as compulsory subject in 3rd semester, Eastern Himalayan Studies- 1 and 2 respectively as compulsory subjects in the 4th and 5th semester.

Eligibility requirements and admission procedureEdit

For B.A (honors) and Science admission, candidates must have secured 50% of marks in the subject opted at honors degree and 50% of marks in aggregate in their higher secondary examination. For the general course, candidates must have cleared their class 12 examination from either WBCHS/CBSE/ISC/SSC. Admissions of students to these courses are done purely on merit basis based on the scores of qualifying examination.

Activities at the collegeEdit

Government College, Rhenock encourages its students to participate in the activities conducted by the following societies functioning under it: • Gender Sensitization Cell • English Literacy Society • English Debating Society These societies were established with the objective of offering knowledge to the students about the activities taking place in the society. In addition, students are also made to participate in the national, state-level and local activities like sports, blood donation camps, NSS camps, plantation drives, etc…

Available College FacilitiesEdit

The College’s infrastructure is well furnished with all modern facilities. Laboratory Facilities Library Classroom Facilities


Coordinates: 27°10′59″N 88°38′10″E / 27.183°N 88.636°E / 27.183; 88.636