The college is located in village Sadhar, which is 28 Kmts. from Ludhiana on Ludhiana-Raikot-Barnala Road. This institution is associated with the name of Sri Guru Hargobind Sahib Ji, the sixth Guru, who once visited this place in 1657, symbol of Miri-Piri i.e. a combination of Spiritual as well as temporal authority. People of the area are grateful to late Nihang Shamsher Singh who selected this place as the nucleus of his spiritual and great educational adventure. In 1921, he started a modest Gurmukhi Pathshala( Vernacular primary school). In 1948, Intermediate College was started and later on, it became a Degree College.
The Teacher Training (B.T.) was started in 1955 as a department of the Arts College with 100 seats. In 1957, the B.T. Department was transformed into an independent and full-fledged institute i.e. G.H.G. KHALSA COLLEGE OF EDUCATION. In 1976, 100 more seats were added. M.Ed. class was started w.e.f. 1982. The College is awarded ‘A’ Grade (CGPA 3.04) by National Accreditation Assessment Council.
The college is managed by a registered body i.e. Governing Council, G.H.G. Khalsa College, Gurusar Sadhar (Ludhiana).
It is a Grant-in-aid college under 95% deficit grant-in-aid scheme of Govt. of Punjab and is recognized byUniversity Grants Commission, New Delhi under 12 (B) & 2 (F) of the UGC Act. It is permanently recognized by National Council for Teacher Education, New Delhi.