Government Degree College Magam is one of the young but rapidly developing colleges of Jammu and Kashmir. It was established in the year 2011 C.E. and started functioning in 2012 C.E. The people of the area had been asking the government to establish a college in Magam town for quite a long time. In addition of being the commercial hub, Magam town is situated at a central location in Disrict Budgam.
Magam is situated on Srinaga-Gulmarg road, 25 Km. from the summer capital of the state. The catchment area of the college is very vast and student from the areas like Khag, Poshkar, Narbal Kunzar, Hanjiwera, Khor, and Wadwan register themselves in this college for BG courses.
The college is currently offering only Arts courses but the college administration is working on introducing Commerce and Science and Technology related courses in the coming years.
Although Govt. Degree College is presently functioning in make-shift arrangement in Govet. Boys Higher Secondary, Magam but the new and permanent campus is almost ready. The new college campus comprises of 74.18 Kanals having separate Academic, Adminstrative and Library blocks. The administration plans to shift to the new camps very soon.
The college has a very dynamic and highly qualified teaching staff and all the members are dedicated to shape the future of the students in the best possible way.