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 along with the Vedic traditions to the youth of contemporary India.The institution has entered into the 105th year and has established itself as an academic giant with matchless service of growth and grooming of youth in 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, economic 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.


DAV Jalandhar as of Today

The institution's campus is WiFi enabled with modern infra-structure that includes spacious and well-equipped smart classrooms, 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 sportspersons, vast and well-maintained playgrounds, manicured lawns complete the picture of the college.

DAV College Jalandhar has been rated among top ten institutes in Northern India as per the special edition of The Tribune “Guide to Best Colleges” dated 13.4.2018.

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

The list of alumni makes the college proud. The Nobel laureate Dr. Hargobind Khurana, renowned Ghazal Maestro Jagjit Singh, "Hero of American Heart" - Dr. Harvinder Sahota - the world renowned cardiologist, Former Director of PGI Chandigarh and presently advisor to Govt. of Punjab for Health and Medical Education - Dr. K.K. Talwar, noted Bollywood singer Sukhwinder, famous Sufi singer Hans Raj Hans, Sharat Sabharwal, former Indian Ambassador to Pakistan, former Vice-Chancellor of Guru Nanak Dev University Amritsar, Professor A. S. Brar and Vice-Chancellor 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 trendsetter 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 recognized the world over. At present, DAV College Jalandhar is being administrated by Prof. S.K. Uppal, one of the most experienced administrators of the DAV organization. He is a person with a mission and a teacher with a vision. He is quite receptive to the technological changes taking place in teaching, learning, management and swiftly adapts himself, his team and his institution to the demands of the times. Prof. S.K. Uppal is an ‘EDUCRAT” under whose stewardship the college will surely move ahead in the competition. 

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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. The Principal and the Members of Anti-Ragging cell are always vigilant and the Campus is totally free of Ragging. Read More...

Anti-Corruption Action Line

Punjab Govt. in its pursuit to fight against corruption has activated the helpline number -  +91-95012-00200 for public. The victim can post audio/video recording of the official demanding bribe to the said helpline number.

Administrative Wing



Prof. S. K. Uppal


Vice Principal

Prof. Archana Oberoi



Dr. Kanwar Deepak


Dy. Registrar

Prof. Naresh Sharma


Contact Us


Principal, DAV College, Jalandhar.
Mahatma Hans Raj Marg, Dayanand Nagar
Jalandhar, Punjab
India 144008
Phone: 91-181-2255641,42,43
Fax: 91-181-2203120