Dogra College of Education stands as a landmark in the educational endeavors initiated more than three decades back by an energetic and zealous son of Duggar Desh, Th. Gulchain Singh Charak, Chairman DET, eminent congress leader, president of Dogra Sadar Sabha, former MLC & Minister for Higher Education (Govt. of J&K State.).
Dogra College of Education was established in Oct. 1994 vide Letter no. Edu/ PA/86/94 dated 28/04/1994 in the newly built accommodation in the premises of Dogra Hr. Sec. School, Shastri Nagar. The present campus of Dogra college of Education was formally inaugurated on 18th Dec. 1997 by Dr.Farooq Abdullah, Honorable Chief Minister of J&K State at that time. Besides being recognized by the government of J&k and affiliated to the University of Jammu, it is also ISO 9001:2008 certified, NAAC Accredited and recognized by U.G.C. under section 2(f) of the U.G.C Act, 1956 vide letter no. F-8-217/2008(CPP-1) dated 2-01-09.
ISO Certification was voluntarily sought for setting up standardized education system to be delivered to teacher trainees and to maintain and improve quality education. To ensure quality initiatives the college has undergone the process of ISO 9001:2008 in the year 2007 and has duly been certified through SGS Certifying body of UK under Certification No. SG07/1200.. The Institution has established an Internal Quality Assurance Cell (IQAC) on the lines of Apex QMS compliance committee that has been constituted to fulfill the requirements of ISO. The major activities undertaken by IQAC include ensuring of quality of Academic Programme through Effective Instructional Approaches, Models of Teaching, Organization of Extension Lectures, Group Discussion, panel Discussion, Team Teaching, Peer teaching, conduct of workshops, Debates, symposium, co-curricular activities, feedback mechanism etc. IQAC conducts regular meetings with faculty, principal, management, administration and other committees to review their functioning and plan corrective measures and quality sustenance for improved Quality Management System.
NAAC is a national body which has been established in India for enforcing accountability and also for ensuring Quality Education in the field of Higher Education. Taking a step forward in this direction, peer team visited the institution in the month of January 2009, and verified the various departments of the institution. As a result, the institution has been awarded the accreditation status from the NAAC vide letter no. NAAC/A&AOC/EC-48/5/2009 dated 12-3-09. Thus to get “NAAC Accreditation” status by Dogra College of Education is another big achievement to reach the height of success. The two prerequisites of NAAC Accreditation i.e. Institutional Website and Internal Quality Assurance Cell are also functioning properly.
The college has stated Vision, Mission and Values
Our Vision is to be socially responsible through developing "Centre of Excellence" In the professional Education system enabling young aspirants to add value to the society at large with their personal and professional acumen.
Our stated vision shall guide us to strengthen professional academic delivery system through focussed & innovative methods of teaching practices ensuring best student output supported by excellent operational administration system.
Thought, Leadership, Transparency, Knowledge, Sharing, Justice, Humility