With the concept of protecting traditional knowledge and intellectual heritage and generating innovative activities in the field of higher education the foundation stone of Government Degree College, Pihani was laid in the year 1996 and the college started functioning with the maiden batch of 131 students in the year 2000. College is located at the 25th Km. milestone at Hardoi to pihani road. It meets at the triangular crossing of Sahabad, Hardoi and is 2 km from Pihani town. The college is located in a green & cool environment which is ideally suited for imparting sound education. The college is affiliated with CSJM University, Kanpur and is covered under 2(f) and 12(b) with the UGC. It is managed and funded by State Government. The college is controlled by Director, Higher Education. Allahabad, U.P. It flourished into the hands of various learned and deserving Principals such as :

    Name of Principal                  :            From                        To

  1. Dr. Saiyed Aizaz Ali               :           03-07-2000                  22-06-2001
  2. Dr. M. C. Yadav                     :           23-06-2001                  10-10-2002
  3. Dr. Mohd. Javed                     :           11-10-2002                  23-06-2003
  4. Dr. M. C. Yadav                     :           24-06-2003                  17-08-2005
  5. Dr. V. K. Tandon                    :           18-08-2005                  30-06-2010
  6. Dr. Sudhir K. Chauhan           :           01-06-2010                  04-08-2013     
  7. Dr. G. S. Gupta                     :           05-08-2013                  17-08-2013

and nowadays college is seeking new heights under the supervision and guidance of our principal    Dr. Alok Kumar Srivastava