The A.S. College, Khanna, was established in the year 1946. The College is affiliated to Panjab University Chandigarh. It is a grant-in-aid institution. The college was established by the Anglo-Sanskrit High School Khanna Trust and Management Society whose aim is to empower the educationally backward and disadvantaged, predominantly rural population, by imparting a liberal general education (in languages, arts, science and technical education) with a special stress on the values of humanism, secularism and nationalism. The institution is recognized by the University Grants Commission (UGC) under Section 2(f) and 12(b). In view of the overall assessment of the institution, it has been accredited A+ Grade by NAAC, Bangalore in 2004. Presently, it is gearing up for the reaccrediation process to be undertaken soon during the coming years.