Sri Guru Gobind Singh College of Commerce, founded in 1984, as the second commerce college of the University of Delhi, is a premier institute, specializing in commerce, economics, business studies and computer science. The college is recognized for academic excellence. The emphasis is on provision of quality education accompanied with character development and cultural growth so as to prepare socially responsible citizens.
Strategically located near the T.V. Tower, Pitam Pura, New Delhi, the college is sponsored by the Delhi Sikh Gurudwara Management Committee, a statutory body, constituted under an Act of Parliament. The college is named after the tenth Guru, Sri Guru Gobind Singh Ji. Drawing inspirations from the teachings of Sikh Gurus, the college helps its students to imbibe moral and spiritual values having universal acceptance.
The College was initially housed in "barracks", with access to limited resources, a total strength of 129 students and only 6 teachers. The collective efforts of those associated with the college have made SGGSCC reach new heights of glory and success with a total student strength of about 2200 and teaching faculty comprising 70 teachers.
Sustained and concerted efforts accompanied with relevant policies, systems and infrastructure, conducive for meaningful and adaptive learning, play an important role in ensuring that the college successfully maintains its position amongst the finest institutes pan India. These efforts have culminated in securing an "A++" grade ranking by National Assessment and Accreditation Council, NAAC. The college has also been placed amongst the top 100 Higher Education Institutions on Performance by the National Institute Ranking Framework (NIRF) of the Ministry for Human Resource Development.
The college possesses modern infrastructure including spacious class-rooms, sprawling grounds, a well-equipped library, a state of the art auditorium, highly sophisticated computer labs, seminar hall and conference room along with disabled friendly ramps and a spacious eight person elevator in the teaching block. Apart from academic excellence, the thrust is also on personality development and group dynamism for which sports facilities of national standards for cricket, volley ball, basket ball, lawn tennis, table-tennis, a well equipped gymnasium named after Sahibzada Jujhar Singh ji and a world class shooting range have been developed. The college also has 35 societies and clubs to cater to diverse learning needs of students. The college building houses a girls' hostel in the name of Mata Sahib Kaur ji so as to provide a safe and quality dwelling to the outstation girls.
The college's emphasis on social responsibility is also apparent from the stress laid on environment friendly infrastructure initiatives undertaken in the form of setting up of a hybrid system of wind and solar panels for electricity generation and the recent laying down of ground work for rain water harvesting.