Government College Sarkaghat was established by Himachal Pradesh Government as a multi faculty, co-educational institute in the year 1985. Now, it has been renamed as Rabindranath Tagore Govt. Degree College Sarkaghat. Since its inception, it has progressively emerged as one of the leading institution of higher learning in the rural area of Himachal Pradesh. The college is affiliated to Himachal Pradesh University, recognized by UGC under 2f & 12B and NAAC accredited. Located at a distance of 60 Kilometres from the district town of Mandi (H.P.), this college is situated on the outskirts of Sarkaghat town, in a lush green area in the foothills of Chandrakhri and Maseran & Bhatoh ranges. With a campus spread over almost 20 acres of a landmass, the college has a big playground with facilities for the entire major outdoor games. The college has a vast infrastructure including spacious classrooms, well equipped science labs, facilities for outdoor games, computer labs with internet facility, Library, Girls’ common room, Girls’ hostel and Big multipurpose hall. IGNOU study centre is also functioning in the college premises. This college offers under graduate courses in Humanities, Science, Commerce, Journalism & Mass Communication, Tourism and Travel along with Postgraduate Programmes in Economics and Political Science. The college is also running Bachelor of Computer Application (BCA), Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) and Post Graduate Diploma in Computer Applications (PGDCA) under self-financing scheme. Over the years, the college has acquired an excellent reputation by exhibiting outstanding performance in academics, sports, cultural and co-curricular activities. Two units of National Service Scheme (NSS), one unit of National Cadets Corps (NCC-Naval Wing), one unit of Rovers and Rangers and Red Ribbon club offer optimum opportunities to the students to develop the sense of social service, communal harmony, discipline awareness, mutual co-operation, leadership and responsibility. The faculty members are committed to quality teaching and all round development of the students.