Government Gordon College, Rawalpindi was established as a school in 1893.Gordon's college year is made up of yearly system: in which the examination are held once every year. Enrollment at Gordon College is in thousands of students, with around hundreds living on campus. The college campus has many buildings, which includes a large stadium (used for hockey, football and cricket), basketball court, tennis courts, and badminton court. The college also has a large and historic auditorium. At the time Gordon College was built, it was outside the city area but with growing population, this college is now surrounded by commercial and official buildings. It is a mix of old and new style buildings and has lost some of its academic acclaim in its years since it became a state institution. It has a long history and one professor and principal who best represent that history. Dr Ralph Randles Stewart joined the Gordon College, Rawalpindi in 1911 to teach elementary Botany and Zoology to pre-medical students. He served as Professor in Botany (1917-1960) and Principal of Gordon College, Rawalpindi from 1934-1954.