About College

Krishna Devi Girls Degree College (KDGD College) is a great temple of learning aimed at spreading the light of learning and knowledge to the large number of girls especially rural areas. It is situated in Ramnagar, Alambagh, Lucknow, is an aided college, associated to, University of Lucknow, Lucknow.

Krishna Devi College was established in the year 1973 with the generous effort of late Mr. Ganga Narayan Shah, named after his beloved wife, Mrs. Krishna Devi.Mrs. Krishna Devi also served as the first Manager of the college from the day of its establishment, till 1993. Presently college is running under the able leadership of manager Mr. K.C Gupta. The first principal of college was Dr. Munni Devi Gupta. In 1979, this college came under the Government of Uttar Pradesh and since then, has been functioning as a fully Government aided college. College is managed by duly founded Krishna Devi Girls Degree College, Management Committee.

Krishna Devi Girls Degree College, has completed 50 glorious years of its establishmenton the auspicious occasion of Basant Panchami in the year, 2023.In the last 50 years of its journey, college has played a historic role in the education and empowerment of, especially girls from poor and underprivileged class. This college is fully dedicated to the cause of women education and is providing the quality education to girls from Lucknow as well as different parts of Uttar Pradesh and India since the last fifty years. Since its establishment College has been continuously making effort for the development and progress of the girls student both academically and professionally.

Krishna Devi Girls Degree College, came into being as part of philanthropy. As a key institute of University of Lucknow, the College takes pride in its history of 50 years, dedicated to the cause of Female Education in Uttar Pradesh and India. Krishna Devi Girls Degree College is an Arts and Humanities college, providing education to more than twelve hundred students. Quality of education is ensured, as college have the best of the faculty members, selected through ‘Higher Education Service Commission, Allahabad, Uttar Pradesh.

Krishna Devi Girls Degree College, also provides the facility of distance mode of education for the students pursuing graduation and masters in Arts and Social Sciences, through the study center of ‘Rajarshi Tondon Open University, Uttar Pradesh.Apart from this, opportunities for various cultural and vocational and sport activities are organized throughout the academic session for the all-round development of the students.

Two units of National Service Scheme (NSS) and Senior Wing of National Cadet Corpse (NCC)20 UP Girls Battalion are functioning in the college. Students get regular training under these two programs of Government of India.

Krishna Devi Girls Degree College, is moving forward to fulfil the needs and aspiration of future generations. In 2018, University of Lucknow implemented the semester system at undergraduate level and same is followed by the college. In pursuance of the above policy, cameras and voice recorders have been installed in every room and corridors of the college for maintaining fairness and transparency.

In order to provide learning facilities,College provides a well-furnished library with thousands of books available for students. Recently college has decided to fully digitalize the library in order to make reading and learning more accessible and enjoyable.

In order to develop language skills and personality development of the students, college has started English speaking courses and personality development programs from the session 2022-23. In order to prepare college students for the competitive examination, college is providing General Studies and General Awareness classes. College is continuously striving for the intellectual, academic, physical as well as mental development and well being of the students. Various courses related to yoga, self-defense training and skill development have been planned and resumed for the students of the college.

In the session 2022-23, college established ‘Vivekananda Yuva Vahini’ (Youth Brigade), in order to make students active about issues of social concern and welfare.to develop the habit of intellectual discussion and debate and at the same time to introduce to the students the philosophy of SriVivekananda.

In order to keep students aware about real life situations of this world, college has created the following clubs in the session 2022-23, Road Safety Club, Literary Club,Eco-Club, Sports Club and Research and Development Cell. Krishna Devi Girls Degree College, is achieving new heights of success.


The vision of the college is to be an institute of excellence and learning for making students well versed and globally competent individuals.

The Idea is to explore their inner talents and transform them into ideal and responsible citizens of the nation.


The mission of the college is to inculcate value based education and provide an environment for the holistic development of the young energetic minds who can serve their society, their nation, as well as humanity at large with dedication.

Our aim is to enrich the personality of students and make them competent, sincere and dedicated towards their duties.

The college ensures to impart quality education and healthy environment for enhancing skills of students so that they can excel in their chosen field and prove to be worthy citizen.