Academics

असतो मा साद गमय,
तमसो मा ज्योतिर् गमय,
मृत्योर मा अमृतम् गमय

O’ God, lead us from the untruth to the truth
from darkness to light
from death to immortality.

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Co-Curricular Activities

“The curriculum teaches and educates the student about academic theories while co-curricular activities help the students to apply what they have learnt to practice in their practical life.” 

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Welcome to D.A.V. College, Jalandhar

DAV College Jalandhar established in 1918 in the sacred memory of Maharishi Dayanand Saraswati to impart modern knowledge alongwith the Vedic traditions to the youth of contemporary India.The institution has grown into an academic giant in the last 95 years of its matchless service of growth and grooming of youth of this part of the country. Guided by the missionary zeal and visionary approach of its founding fathers, the college is constantly evolving, improving and updating itself to be one-up against the challenges of a swiftly changing world environment with globalization and advancements in the social, technological, economical and political landscapes.It becomes imperative for us to acquire new ways of thinking and new concepts and perceiving reality. This paradigm shift towards a new World Order compels us to ‘innovate’. For this we at DAV Jalandhar are always taking the challenges, finding opportunities and devising changes to foster developments. We believe in adjusting the existing educational systems into a system that is universal and holistic, thus making every student a ‘global’ student.

The institution has WiFi campus with modern infra-structure that includes spacious and well equipped lecture theaters, well stocked library with DELNET connections, Hi Technology Science laboratories and state of art computer labs supplemented with dedicated leased line internet connections. Five comfortable Hostels two for boys and two for girls and one for sports persons, vast and well maintained play grounds, manicured lawns complete the picture of the college.

DAV College, Jalandhar at present is one of the largest academic centres of North India imparting instructions in Arts, Science, Commerce, Computer Science, Food Science & Technology and Media Studies. Besides a host of courses at the under graduate level, the college provides instruction in 14 disciplines at the PG level.

The list of alumni makes the college proud. The Nobel laureate Dr. Hargobind Khurana, renowned Ghazal Maestro Jagjit Singh, noted Bollywood singer Sukhwinder, famous Sufi singer Hans Raj Hans, Sharat Sabharwal, Indian Ambassador to Pakistan, present vice-Chancellors of Guru Nanak Dev University Amritsar Professor A. S. Brar and Punjab University Professor Arun Kumar Grover, 18 Olympians, 8 Arjuna Awardee, 2 Dronacharya Awardee and thousands of other distinguished Indians are the proud products of this institution.

Pandit Mehar Chand, the founder Principal of this college literally built this college brick-by-brick. Since then his successors continue their efforts to keep the institution as a trend-setter in the field of education, research, sports and cultural activities. It was during the tenure of Principal B. S. Behl (1962-1977) that this college reached the peak of glory and its achievements were recognised the world over. At present, DAV College Jalandhar is being administrated by Principal Dr. S.K. Arora one of the most experienced administrators of the DAV organization, a person with a mission, a teacher with a vision. He is very alive to the technological changes taking place in teaching, learning and management and swiftly adapts himself, his team and his institution to the demands of the times. To coin a term, Principal Dr. S.K. Arora is an ‘EDUCRAT” under whose stewardship the college has swiftly slipped ahead in the competition. 

13th May 2017 may be just another day but for DAV College, Jalandhar it’s a day of historic significance clocking the beginning of the 100th year of its glorious existence in the service of education. From a tiny sapling planted by Pt. Mehar Chand, a century ago, DAV College Jalandhar has blossomed into a mighty Banyan tree. We extend our heartfelt gratitude to the Almighty in making this centenary epic journey possible. Congratulation to everyone, who has been associated and contributed in bringing it to its present zenith of glory. DAV College, Jalandhar sends warm greetings to all its alumni settled over the world and welcomes the new DAVIANS to alumni repository. It is going to be a once in a life time event for all of us. This momentous occasion marks the 100th Foundation day of the college. We plan to initiate the befitting year long celebrations on this day. I on behalf of Alumni Association appeal to all the distinguished Alumni of the college to register online or contact the following; Principal Dr. S K Arora (+91-98550-02015),  Email: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it Prof.(Dr.) Atul Bhalla, Dean Alumni Association (+91-97816-56777) Email: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

Placement Cell

The Motto of Placement Cell is loud and clear – “Hey students! You are assets, the higher you go, the higher goes your alma-mater!”

The Training and Placement cell provides support for placement of Final year students of UG and PG Classes

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Alumni Section

The College has a strong Alumni Association which has thousands of members world-wide. Every passout/ Faculty Member automatically becomes the part and parcel of the entire DAV diaspora.

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Anti Ragging Policy

Ragging is Conspicuous by its Absence-both in the Hostels and in the Campus of DAV College, Jalandhar. Stringent Punishment in the Form of huge fine and even Expulsion from the College act as deterrents to ragging. The Principal and the Members of Anti-Ragging cell are always vigilant and the Campus is totally free of Ragging.

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Administrative Wing

 

Principal - Dr. S.K. Arora
Vice Principal - Prof. V.K. Sareen
Vice Principal - Dr. A.K. Bhardwaj
Registrar - Prof. T D Saini
Dy. Registrar - Dr. Kiranjeet Randhawa

Contact Us

 

Dr. S K Arora
Principal
Mahatma Hans Raj Marg, Dayanand Nagar
Jalandhar, Punjab
India 144008
Phone: 91-181-2255641,42,43
Fax: 91-181-2203120