Hindu College-Amritsar was founded in 1924 in order to meet the growing demand for university education in the town, which was served at that time by only a single institution which should be more centrally located and be able to serve all sections of the local community without distinctions of caste or creed, eminent leaders like late Sir Gopal Dass Bhandhari and other illustrious philanthropists decided in 1924 to raise the then existing Hindu Sabha High School to the level of an Intermediate College.This status of Hindu College-Amritsar continued for twelve years until 1936 when degree classes were added and the college began to impart education in all important subjects for the intermediate and Degree examinations. During the last 83 years, the seed sown by the early founders of the college has grown into a mighty blossoming tree and the citizens of Amritsar can take legitimate pride in the meritorious service rendered by this institution in the field of education and culture. During its long and brilliant history, Hindu College-Amritsar has carved out certain traditions, the most important of which is the emphasis on the balanced and harmonious development of student's personality.
The vision of the Hindu College-Amritsar to provide a high quality service of education, training and promotion of learning and the mission of the college is the to Increase the life opportunities of individuals and the productivity of organizations, Strengthen the development and employability of individuals and employees, Support the progression of individuals through further education into employment and higher education and Contribute to the growth and economic development of the region through our curriculum offer.
We have a very clear mission of augmenting our society and state with otential human resources who are capable of bringing about appropriate and reformative changes in the cultural, potential and economic scenario of the country.Accordingly, we equip expertise and a strong value system leading to their super success as professional of global recognition and as ambassadors of their alma mater. The institution is committed to maintain its rich tradition. And for all this, naturally, the college needs generous grants without which it will be difficult to meet the desired objectives.