Govt. Degree College Doda is situated at Nagri area of District headquarter Doda at a height of 3500 feet from the sea level. Situated on the right side of the mighty river Chinab at a distance of 181 Km. from Jammu (the winter capital of J&K state), at a distance of 222 Km from Srinagar (the summer capital of J&K state) and at a distance of 65 Km from Batote, a town on Jammu – Srinagar National Highway. Degree College Doda has a total Campus area of 56 kanals 05 marlas and 7.5 Sarsaies in its ownership and possession. This area includes the area of road leading to it from the Doda – Ghat road.
Chronologically being third institution of higher learning in Doda District, Degree College Doda was established on 30.03.1989 vide Govt. Order No. 74-HE of 1989 dated: 17.03.1989. The College rendered its services to the students and the society from the building of Govt. Higher Secondary School (Boys) Doda, right from its establishment till 2001-02, when it got shifted to its own present campus.
This College started disseminating the education encompassing the moral values to the society through a total of 97 students enrolled in the1st batch of 1989-90 session in B.A. Part-I only. Right from the Ist session of 1989-90 to the session 2001-02, this College imparted education at undergraduate level in the Arts stream only. The said Arts stream comprised of the subjects viz., English, Political Science, Education, History, English Literature, Economics, Urdu, Hindi, Persian and Mathematics.
During the session 2001-02 the Science stream was also introduced in this college vide Govt. order No. 201-HE of 2001 dated 16.07.2001. The Science stream consists of four subjects namely Physics, Chemistry, Zoology and Botany. Another subject on classical language namely Arabic has been introduced from the session 2005-06. Sociology was introduced from the session 2008-09 and now BCA have also been introduced from session 2012-13. From this session computer application as its one subject is also being introduced.