The following code snippet will fetch all sub categories of selected category. Add the following code snippet to your themes archive.php/category.php page.

<section class="sub-category">
	<div class="container">
		$cur_cat = get_query_var('cat');
		    'child_of' => $cur_cat,
		    'hide_empty' => 0,
		    'orderby' => 'name',
		    'order' => 'ASC',
		    'depth' => '1'
		foreach($categories as $category) {
			echo '<a href="' . get_category_link( $category->term_id ) . '" title="' . sprintf( __( "View all posts in %s" ), $category->name ) . '" ' . '>' . $category->name.'</a>';  }

Let us add some styling to it.

section.sub-category {
    background: #ECF1F7;

.sub-category a {
    background: #1B9CE2;
    padding: 3px 10px;
    color: #fff;
    display: inline-block;
    font-size: 14px;
    text-transform: uppercase;
    font-weight: bold;
    margin: 10px;
    margin-right: 5px;
    border-radius: 3px;
    -webkit-transition: all .3s ease;

.sub-category a:hover {
    text-decoration: none;
    background: rgba(25, 128, 183, 0.79);
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