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About Our College

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. 

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 Jalandharare 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’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.

Padma Shri

Dr. Punam Suri

Fountain head of Inspiration and our perennial source of encouragement, Padma Shri Dr. Punam Suri is the President of DAV College Managing Committee, the parent institution of 900+ DAV Schools and Colleges imparting the plethora of knowledge across 21 states of the country. 

His excellency Dr. Punam Suri ji was felicitated with the highest National Honour “THE PADMA SHRI”, on the eve of Republic day by The honourable President of our nation in year 2017. 

Honoured with the award “Arya Rattan”, Dr. Punam Suri ji also holds the coveted offices of President Arya Pradeshik Pratinidhi Sabha, President Arya Yuvak Samaj, patron Arya Samaj Vasant Vihar, President Arya Samaj (Anarkali) Mandir Marg, Founder President Indian Modellers Educational Society.

Dr. Punam Suri ji has always been a true mentor for everyone connected to the DAV Managing Committee. His Dedication towards his work is par excellence and he is a role model for all of us . DAV College Jalandhar feels proud enough and takes this privilege to acknowledge and congratulate the dedication and commitment of our honourable President Shri Punam Suri ji , and he deserves every bit of this appreciation.

Library Services

Offering more than two lakh text and reference books on various subjects, the college library is biggest amongst its peers.

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Global Presence

DAV College has a strong Alumni Association which has thousands of members settled across the world at reputed positions.

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Bachelor’s and Master’s

DAV College offers 15 different courses at bachelor’s and master’s level, with 34 subject combinations to choose from.

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Excellent Records

DAV College, Jalandhar is known for its excellent records in the fields of arts, science, commerce as well as sports.

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Video Tour in DAV

Take a tour in DAV College, Jalandhar and you will find the best college in the state. The video will take you to every places in this college.


Past and Present

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 Dr. Rajesh Kumar, 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. Dr. Rajesh Kumar is an ‘EDUCRAT” under whose stewardship the college will surely move ahead in the competition. 

Why Choose DAV Jalandhar?

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 15 disciplines at the Post Graduate level.


Well-stocked library with DELNET connections, Hi-Technology Science laboratories and state of art computer labs supplemented with dedicated leased line internet connections make us unique. 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.


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, former Indian Ambassador to Pakistan – Sh. Sharat Sabharwal, former Vice-Chancellor of Guru Nanak Dev University Amritsar – Professor A. S. Brar, former 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.


"असतो मा सद्गमय | तमसो मा ज्योतिर्गमय || मृत्योर् मा अमृतं गमय |"
O’ God, lead us from the untruth to the truth from darkness to light from death to immortality.


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