College Profile

Accredited with Grade ‘A’ by NAAC in January 2014, DAV College has, over the decades, carved a niche for itself in   the fields of Academics, Sports and Extra -Curricular activities. Established in 1926, the College is affiliated to Panjab   University, Chandigarh. It imparts education in the following courses - B.A., B.Com., B.Com. (Hons.), B.C.A., B.Sc. (Medical, Non-Medical and Computer Science), B.Sc. (Agriculture), M.Sc. (IT), M.A. (Punjabi, Political Science and    History) besides Post-Graduate Diploma in Computer Applications, PG Diploma in Mass Communication and   Post-Graduate Diploma in Fashion Designing. The excellent infrastructure- Hem Raj Kapoor Auditorium, Principal Major Raj Kumar Memorial Block, Principal S.P. Salik Memorial Block, commodious classrooms, Lecture Theatres, well- equipped Laboratories, and well stocked Library, Playgrounds, Gymnasium, Students’ Centre, Fine Arts’ Studio, Home Science Lab, Post Graduate Block, Post-Graduate Library, Computer Labs, and a branch of Indian Bank –all provide an atmosphere that is both healthy and conducive to learning.The college has its own buses which facilitates commuting of students from the outskirts of the city and also from the local bus-stand.The College plans to purchase more buses in near future for the benefit of students commuting from nearby rural areas. The college website is updated on a regular basis and all information regarding the teaching departments, academic calendar, infrastructure and courses is available online.
Initially set up as a High School in 1898, DAV College was licked into shape by great men    like late Lala Ram Parshad, Lala Devi Chand, Lala Ram Das and Pandit Rala Ram in 1926.  In response to persistent public demand, it was raised to a Degree College in 1940 and Post Graduate classes were added to the institution in 1948.  The college has produced scores of scholars, administrators, professionals and statesmen who are today serving the country in various capacities. Every year our students earn positions in academics, sports and extra mural  activities because of the untiring efforts of the teaching faculty. The well-qualified, experienced and dedicated faculty is continuously engaged in updating their knowledge by consistent participation in Seminars/ Conferences and contribution to Research Journals.
DAV College aims at infusing into its alumni the spirit of selfless service through the building up of sterling characters. It tries its best to inculcate patriotism and national culture. Education here is a harmonious blend of the old and the new values of life. A separate Girls’ Section was started in 1950. It is located in the heart of the city and is easily accessible. The college functions under the supervision and control of DAV College Managing Committee, which is presided over by Dr. Anoop Kumar as President and Sh. D.L. Anand as Secretary.

Chandigarh Road, Hoshiarpur
Punjab - INDIA
Phone :- 01882-242525, 220858

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