Government Degree College is the co-ed college in Kathua and serves to the people of Kathua district and its adjoining areas. It is about 3 km from the heart of the Kathua city. It runs courses in Sciences, Arts, Firshries for three years degree courses. The college is affiliated to University of Jammu. During any given year 3000+ students study the for various courses. The selection to the courses is based on the +2 marks. Hostel facilities are also provided for boys and girls.
The college is divided into Arts Block, Science (Non Medical) block and Science(Medical) block and Commerce block besides separate blocks for Home science and post graduation in Geography. There are various departments in the campus.
The college also has its own library that boasts of large number of books, magazines and newspapers for the students.
During any year more than 3000 students study in the college for various courses.
College repeatedly secures top positions amongst all the Jammu region colleges during the final year results.