The motto of the college is "Swayamprabha Samujjwala”
Let your own guiding light
Enlighten the whole world equally
Government College Sunni came into being in 2006. Sunni town, a pristine place, rests deep in a scenic valley and is at a distance of about 50 kms from Shimla on the state highway 13. It is en route to the famous tourist spot Tattapani. Initially the college started functioning in Govt. Sr. Sec. School, Sunni temporarily and later was shifted to the building formerly known as Intern Medical Hostel, IGMC. The college started functioning from the new building w.e.f. September, 2012.
This new majestic college building is situated at a distance of about 500 mts. from Sunni bus station and is beautifully laid out on the sylvan Himalayan foot hills on the left bank of the mighty river Satluj. However, now, the back waters of the Kol Dam reservoir have formed a lake which has further enhanced the charm and beauty of the place. Thus the college campus having a picturesque, serene location provides an ideal ambience for the seekers of learning. The sprawling campus is spread over an area of 12 acres. The new magnificent building has more than 15 spacious, airy and well lighted lecture theaters and rooms, a well - stocked library and a reading room, well equipped laboratories, a computer lab and many other essential features.
The College is affiliated to H.P. University and offers courses in Arts, Commerce and Science. In Arts there are 12 disciplines of Humanities and Social Sciences. In Science this college provides the best of laboratory facilities for both Medical and Non-medical streams.
The new features added to the college include CCTV cameras, a seminar room,six smart class rooms, a gymnasium, separate rooms for different departments and wi-fi facility. The panoramic, vast, new sports ground is fully functional. The Physical Education (sports) department of the college can boast of having the best quality equipments especially for games like boxing, hockey, cricket, volley ball, badminton, kabaddi, basketball and table tennis. The computer lab of the college is well -equipped with a total number of 30 latest computers, with broad band connection. Fire extinguishers have also been installed as safety measure for the campus, solar lights have also been installed at various places in the campus, a solar power plant with a capacity of 25 KW has been installed. Under the guidance of the principal and the staff, NSS volunteers of the college have developed a "Tarun - Triveni Vatika" as part of campus beautification.
For the all-round development of the students, a number of subject societies and clubs exist. The students get ample opportunity to exhibit their talent in the various activities organsied by these societies throughout the session. The college has one unit under National Service Scheme (NSS), a Rovers & Rangers unit and an active NCC wing. The College Magazine 'Taptdhara' is published every year which gives an opportunity to the students to express their ideas and views and sharpen their writing skills. The Parent-Teachers'Association (PTA) is contributing a great deal in the developmental activities of the college. The students of this college have set a glorious record of academic excellence by bagging merit positions in university examination and other fields.
Thus the college is now making rapid progress in the field of education by providing all the facilities available in any city college. This institution aims to bring about a transformation in the lives of students and people of rural Shimla.