Government College, Nagrota Bagwan (Kangra) came into existence as Govt. College Nagrota Bagwan vide Govt. of Himachal Pradesh, Education Department Notification No. EDN-A-Kha(16)-10/95-Pt.III-loose Dated 24th June 2006. The college is affiliated to Himachal Pradesh University, Summer Hill, Shimla-5.

B.Sc. (Medical) classes were started in the college vide official notification No. EDN-A-Kha(6)-1/2007-II-L Dated 29th May 2010.

Post Graduate Classes in English and commerce were started in the college in accordance to Official Notification No. EDN-A-B(15)-2/2013 Dated 29th June 2015.

Post Graduate Classes in Mathematics were started in the college in accordance to Notification No. EDN-H(8) A (1) 69/89-2010 (PG) Dated 6th September 2017.