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Dayanand Anglo Vaidik Mahavidyalaya, also known as DAV college, was founded on 11th July, 1919. The institute has been awarded grade “B” by NAAC. Sustaining for over 100 years, DAV College has been progressing in terms of introducing well known courses and extracurricular activities over the time period. 

The institution offers various UG and PG courses amongst which the popular are the B.A. and B.Sc courses. The admission procedure is generalized to merit basis for all courses barring a few exceptions that follow entrance examinations such as M.Com, B.Ed etc. 

The college is majorly known for its all-rounder alumni who have a prominent role in the Indian society. Some of the familiar names are Shri Ram Nath Kovind, Padmashri Kanhaiya Lal ‘Nandan’, Bharat Ratna Shri Atal Bihari Vajpayee etc.

DAV College Kanpur Highlights

Established | Type 1919 | Private
Affiliated to Chhatrapati Sahuji Maharaj University (CSJM)
Courses offered B.A., B.Sc, M.Sc,M.Com,B.Ed and Self Financing courses
Popular courses B.A. and B.Sc
Entrance Exams M.Sc courses (Except M.Sc Statistics)
Application mode Offline
Admission criteria Merit based and Entrance Exam (M.Sc)
Official website http://www.davcollegekanpur.ac.in/

DAV College Kanpur Courses

Given below are the details of the various courses offered by DAV College Kanpur.

Course Details
BA Duration: 3 years
Subjects: Hindi Literature, English literature, Psychology, Economics, Sociology, Philosophy, History, Political Science, Military studies, Statistics, Mathematics
Eligibility: Minimum 45% marks in 10+2 examinations
B.Sc Duration: 3 years
Subjects: Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics, Botany, Military studies, Computer Application, Information Technology, Electronics,
Eligibility: Minimum 45% marks in 10+2 examinations with PCM/PCB
B. Com Duration: 3 years
Eligibility criteria: Minimum 45% marks in 10+2 examinations
M.Sc Duration: 3 years
Subjects: Physics, Chemistry, Zoology, Botany, Electronics, Biochemistry, Microbiology
Eligibility: Graduation in relevant stream 
M.Com Duration: 2 years
Eligibility criteria: Minimum 45% marks in B.Com Degree
B. Ed Duration: 3 years
Eligibility criteria: Minimum 45% marks in Graduation in any field.

Get detailed course fee information: DAV College Kanpur Courses & Fees

DAV College Kanpur Admissions

Admissions to all the courses at DAV College, Kanpur are offer ed on merit basis- marks scored in qualifying examination. However, for admission into all M.Sc courses (except M.Sc Statistics), candidates have to appear in an entrance test conducted by CJSM university.

How To Apply?

  1. Visit the official website of the college- https://www.davcollegekanpur.ac.in/
  2. Click on “Online Admission” option.
  3. Register yourself by selecting the course and filling necessary information.
  4. Pay the required fee.
  5. After successful registration, Login credentials will be sent via mail and sms.
  6. Login using credentials and fill all the information and upload necessary documents.
  7. Take the printout of completed application form and send it to the given address along with necessary documents:
    • Aided Courses at - Principal, D.A-V. College, Kanpur – 208001
    • Self Finance Courses at- Director, Self Finance, D.A-V. College, Kanpur- 208001

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DAV College Kanpur Facilities


The library staff are well trained and are able to assist the students in issuing the accurate books for their studies and research. The college consists of a gigantic three storeyed library building which booms with a collection of 95,000 books and other reading materials.


Highly prestigious and competitive, National Cadet Corps is a trilogy service-oriented society composed of the Army, Navy and Air Force. With thorough practice and rigorous routines and schedules, the students are properly prepared for their upcoming bright future of proudly serving their country.


National Social Scheme tends to give spotlight to the noble work of performing community service. A voluntary association, NSS unites with many nearby NGOs wherein students work and volunteer.

Rovers and Rangers

The society takes up duties and responsibilities that the students perform that pertain to different human portfolios such as others, self and almighty.

Grievance Redressal Cell

The Grievance Redressal cell records all the troubles and hassles that a student might be facing and addresses their problems positively.

DAV College Kanpur Faculty

DAV College, Kanpur has highly qualified faculty members who impart knowledge and look for over-all developments of the students. Given below are the number of faculty members working at different designations across various departments at DAV College:

  • Professor: 267
  • Associate Professor: 114
  • Assistant Professor: 140

Read more: DAV College Kanpur Faculty

DAV College Kanpur FAQs

Ques. Is DAV a public college?

Ans. No, DAV College is a private institution which is affiliated to Chhatrapati Sahuji Maharaj University (CSJM).

Ques. Does DAV College offer any courses for a Master's Degree?

Ans. Yes, the college offers MA, M.Sc and B.Ed courses with various specialisations at PG level. While M.Sc courses are both offered as aided and unaided courses, MA and B.Ed courses are only available as aided courses.

Ques. Does the college hold any cultural events?

Ans. Bending towards social causes, the institution conducts welfare programs in its premises such as discussion on Child Rights, Women Empowerment etc. The college also has a cultural forum.

Ques. How are the internship opportunities in the DAV College?

Ans. The college has a Counselling and Guidance cell which deals with the matter of career developments of students. The cell provides training to the students to make them ready for the future recruitments.