Originally, Pathankot was a Sub-Division of Gurdaspur Sessions Division and its old premises were situated at Dalhousie Road, Pathankot. At that time, there were only the courts of Additional Civil Judge (Sr. Divn.), Civil Judge (Jr. Divn.) etc in the Pathankot Sub-Division.
Creation of a new Pathankot Sessions Division
The Pathankot Sessions Division came into existence on 03.08.2013. The new Court premises are situated near Malikpur Bypass, Pathankot and is at a distance of 4 kms from Bus stand, Pathankot. The Court premises spread over on about a area of 7.38 acres. The Court premises contains four floors, including the ground floor, Litigant block etc.