Govt. College, Hansi was initially started in 1968 as a private Arts College (Affiliated to Punjab University, Chandigarh) teaching up to bachelor’s Classes named as Nehru Memorial College, Hansi, which was situated on National Highway No. 10 about 3 K.M away from Hansi Town towards Delhi.  It was reaffiliated to Kurukshetra University, Kurukshetra in 1974 as it had started as a new University.  Commerce classes were also started in 1977.  This college had proved to be a boon to the students of all villages around Hansi town.

Nehru Memorial College, Hansi was taken over by Haryana Govt. on 15.2.1980 and renamed as N.M. Govt. College, Hansi. Govt. decided to construct a new college building, as the old building was declared unsafe in 1984. A new campus had come into existence on 1.9.1988 on the Barwala Bye-pass road about 2 K.M from Hansi Bus stand.  In the beginning, only a science block was constructed, and the college started its classes of Arts and Commerce faculties in the new building w.e.f the session 1988.  The Science classes (10+1 and 10+2) started in 1990, but were discontinued in 1996 as shifted to Schools.  The college was renamed to Govt. College Hansi on 25-08-2015 as per the instruction of state government. The College is currently affiliated to Guru Jambheshwar University of Science and Technology, Hisar.  Presently, B.A., B.Com., B.Sc. (NM), BCA, M.Com., B.Sc. (Hons) Mathematics, PGDCA, PG diploma in Yoga and Mental Health courses are running in the college. The post accreditation period therefore involves the phase from 2014 to 2018, when the institution was affiliated to Kurukshetra University Kurukshetra and with effect from 2017 it is affiliated to GJU S&T Hisar.