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 byNational Council for Teacher Education, New Delhi.
The college envisages to produce quality teachers and to serve as a podium for establishing a society based on ethics and excellence by providing a variety of activities to shape the personality of each trainee who will positively contribute to the "World of learning" with their selfless service & devotion to the profession. Qualitative teacher education to meet the ever impinging demands of 'knowledge society', to contribute towards 'knowledge economy', preparing teachers who are 'reflective' and 'affective' practitioners equipped with IT tools, fit to economically survive in the globalized & competitive- 'educational world' at the local, regional, national and international levels.
G.H.G. Khalsa College of Education, Gurusar Sadhar being a 'not-for-profit' organization, marches with a mission statement of "Mann Neeva, Mat Uchhi" (Humility of mind, Mellowness of thoughts), working for rural upliftment, up-keeping national and global standards, providing dynamic and competent secondary school teachers as well as teacher educators abreast with Indian ethos, modern educational technologies, imbued with 'die- hard' spirit of selfless service to the cause of education, to establish a learned society equipped to meet all exigencies of human development.