Government Degree College Budaun,(U.P) was established in 2004 by the State Government of Uttar Pradesh as one of the pioneer institute of Higher Education with a vision to provide low cost higher quality education of Arts ,Science and Commerce at their doorsteps to the students of this urban primarily residing in rural area covering all category especially weaker sections of the society . This urban area of Uttar Pradesh was devoid of such higher education and at present is the only college of Art, Science and Commerce in this city with an aim of providing higher education at minimal economic cost through optimal utilization of available resources. The college has Co-Education system and the motto of this institution has been besides education, to inculcate moral values among the students and live up the expectations of good citizenship.
The college is affiliated to M. J.P. Rohilkhand University, Bareilly (U.P).Because of the college of Arts, Science and Commerce in Budaun city affectionate relation between students and teachers and tradition of high quality education, it attracts students for higher education in friendly environment. Presently, there are three faculties of arts, Science and Commerce with a student, teaching staff and administrative/technical/Supporting staff having strength of 1550 and 25 respectively. There is faculty of science with undergraduate programmes in Zoology, Botany, Chemistry, Physics, and Mathematics. Faculty of Arts with undergraduate programmes in political science, Economics, English, sociology, Hindi, Urdu, History and Physical Education and Postgraduate programmes in English, Sociology, Political science, Urdu & History. Faculty of Commerce with undergraduate & postgraduate programmes. Most of the teachers are engaged in the research activity. Besides, college has three units of NSS (boys and girls), one unit each of Rovers and Rangers and one unit of NCC.