The College was notified by the State Government vide notification No. EDN-A-KHA (1)-1/2014 in January, 2014 to promote and uplift the standard of Higher Education in the remote and rural pocket of district Solan. The Institution became functional in June 2014 and began imparting UG level education in seven subjects in the Arts (Humanities) stream. Nurtured in the lap of lower Shivalik Hills, the College has a picturesque location, salubrious climate and a sound academic ambience.
Presently, the College is functioning from an independent campus that is situated within the premises of Government Senior Secondary School Diggal. Despite its limited infrastructure Government College Diggal is paving its way for the future and is progressing gradually to establish its name and fame amongst the promising institutes of Higher Education in the State.