This Institute is situated on the bank of the holy river of India, the largest river of MP and lifeline of M.P. "maa Narmada". This institution has been established in 1964 by advanced, Liberal and sympathetic donors of Barwaha city. On 22nd Feb. 1971 Govt. of M.P. has taken over the college, due to the overwhelming response from the student community and rapid increase in the number of students admitted in various faculties. The college is situated at a distance of 90 kilometres from the district head office in a natural, beautiful spot and has a widespread campus which has playgrounds and all the other facilities.The Barwaha Municipality has a population of 39,973. Barwaha is a tehsil of famous tribal district Khargone of MP Maharastra state is 180 K.M. far away from Barwaha. The college is a government institution, affiliated to Devi Ahilya University, Indore and follows the rules and regulations fo Government of M.P. and the university. It is catering to the needs of the students of Khargone district and the adjacent areas of Khargone a large number of students come from a rural area for admission in the college. Jawaharlal Nehru Govt. Degree College, Barwaha is a renowned educational institution of this region. This is a college of Khargone District. Currently, the college provides education in all the three faculties -Science, Humanities, Commerce. It runs Post Graduate Programmes in Four subjects. However, due to rapid changes caused by globalization, privatization and the growth of information technology, so many changes have taken place in the sphere of education throughout the world. The college administration has always taken into account these changes and tried to accommodate these modifications and changes in its teaching programs as per the need of the hour. Three professional courses have been launched with the approval and financial assistance from the Jan Bhagidari Samitee named B.Sc. Computer Science, B.Com. Computer Application, B.A. Computer Application and M.S.W. which were in great demand by the students. 22posts of teachers have been sanctioned to this college.19 non-teaching employees have been working in this institute and 08 teachers are PhD.