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Prof.(Dr.) Vinay Kumar

Principal

D.A.V. College, Hoshiarpur

Dear Students,

As we step into a new academic year, filled With hopes and dreams for a brighter tomorrow, I welcome you all to the portals of this historic institution. Your choice to join D.A.V. College, under the able guidance of D.A.V. College Managing Committee headed by Dr. Anoop Kumar as its President and Sh. D.L. Anand (Retd. Principal) as it’s Secretary, is appreciably a wise decision, for the college is routinely ranked above most of the colleges in India for four streams B.A., B.Sc., B.Com. and B.C.A. at the National level by prestigious magazines- India Today, Outlook and Education World. These rankings speak volumes for the academic excellence and quality education being imparted here. The institution has played decisive role in socio-economic development of the area.

Established in 1926, it has steadily grown to be recognized as the premier Institute of Northern India with its ever-growing capacities, infrastructural as well as pedagogic, to offer Post Graduation in History, Political Science, Punjabi, Information Technology, Commerce besides two P.G. Diplomas and adding several new subjects at the undergraduate level. B.B.A. Course was started during the session 2021-22 on persistent public demand. Besides, many skill based courses affiliated to Jagat Guru Nanak Dev Punjab State Open University, Patiala have been started.

Evolving as per the needs of the globalized world, the institution has transitioned effortlessly from blended mode to online mode of teaching during COVID. In fact, ours is the only institution in the area to use the platform G-suite. Here, education is imparted through ultra modern and hi-tech means, through bridge courses, brain-storming Seminars, Webinars and the like. Besides the focus on academic excellence, constant and consistent efforts are made to provide an atmosphere conducive for physical, mental and spiritual growth of the students through Yoga, training in Computer education and a plethora of competitions. The active training & placement cell of the college coordinates with various companies for placement fo students.

The real assets of an institution are students, and, of course, diligent and erudite faculty. I urge the students to avail themselves of the opportunities before them and seek guidance and advice from their mentors. Come; join us in a new culture of dedication, determination and innovation for achieving our goals. Further, I wish you to realize the area you are good at, focus on anything that brings spark to you. The future belongs to you, keep yourself abreast of the latest developments in diverse fields and be prepared to participate actively in the process of nation-building.