Established in 2006 and named after a great saint of South Kashmir Hazrat Ahad Sahib of Tchingoum, Bijbehara Anatnag; Al’Ahad College of Higher Education is serving the nation irrespective of Cast, Creed & Colour in the field of teacher Education. Recognised by the ministry of higher education Government of Jammu & Kashmir the College is affiliated with the University of Kashmir with an intake capacity of 260 students. The College is presently running the two years Bachelors Programme in Teacher Education, what is commonly known as B.Ed (Bachelor of Education).
The College is located in the heart of Anantnag town of District Anantnag on very famous and posh Khanabal-Phalgam (K.P) Road just 6 Kilometres from the main Bus Stand. The location falls in between Anantnag town and Martand town. Anantnag is very famous for multiple natural springs some among them are sulphur springs. The town is also famous for composite cultural traditions of different communities living in harmony from ancient times. The town is perhaps the only example of Muslim-Hindu unity and tolerance for each other’s faith by having a mosque which gives the way to the Hindu temple Devi-Bal located adjacent to the mosque.
Martand, synonym of Suriya, the town famous for the sun temple dedicated to Suriya and built during 8th century CE by King Lalitaditya Muktapida, third ruler of Karkota Dynasty. This town also behold the communities comprising Muslims, Hindus and Sikhs. There is a large natural spring having large number of fish in it. The town is thronged by visitors all along the year. The twin towns of Anantnag and Martand come to life during the annual Amar-Nath pilgrimage when thousands of Sadhu’s sit in the temple vicinity and burn fire wood in front of them.
The College has a well defined and well designed lush green campus providing spectacular ambiance very much needed for vibrant teaching learning process. The College has a well established lab school attached to it in the same campus. This provides the much needed opportunities to the trainees to have firsthand experience.
This institution is having no parallel in south Kashmir. It meets out the needs, aspirations of the young learners and it is having accessibility to all the students. Transport facility is available round the clock. The college has brilliant past and more than 200 students are enrolled in the college. The faculty members are highly qualified, dedicated and genuinely professional in their fields of trainings.
Management comprises of persons who bear qualities of head and heart who are keen to see the college flourish in all respects. They have left no stone unturned to boost curricular and co-curricular activities which has resulted in that the college is pulsating with many and varied activities. The whole academic scenario persisting in the college is vibrant owing to the efforts of its chairman who has foreign educational background to his credit. The vast and meaningful foreign exposure of the management has made it possible that innovation marks the milestone of our college.
The college is proud to have rich academic record which is proved by the University results. It has a sound library which is rich enough in its sources. The college is fully equipped with the facility of science lab, audio-visual lab, computer lab with internet facility, psychological lab and geographical lab as well.