Founded in the year 1957, Pannalal Girdharlal Dayanand Anglo- Vedic College (PGDAV) is one of the institutes of the University of Delhi. It was founded by the DAV College Managing Committee in Delhi.
It offers a variety of Undergraduate and Postgraduate courses which include B.A., B.Com, B.Sc., M.A., M.Sc. and M.Com. These courses are offered in various specializations.
Admission to the Undergraduate courses shall be merit based and admission to Post graduate courses shall be either merit based or on the basis of rank secured in the entrance examination conducted by Delhi University (DU). The candidate should have cleared Higher Secondary Examination (12th) to be eligible for admission to UG courses and must hold Bachelor’s Degree to be eligible for PG courses.
PGDAV has a placement cell which is responsible for bringing reputed companies to the campus to hire students. It also provides the resources to help the students gain skills and knowledge required to thrive in the industry. The college had an excellent placement season in 2019-20 with 280+ offers to the students in over 15 sectors.
The college has a splendid infrastructure with a well built library, canteen, classrooms, seminar rooms etc.
|Established | Type||1957 | Public|
|Affiliated to||University of Delhi|
|Founded by||DAV College Managing Committee|
|Courses Offered||UG: B.A., B.Com, B.Sc. PG: M.A, M.Sc., M.Com|
|Admission Criteria||UG: Merit based PG: Merit based/ Entrance Exam|
|Top Recruiters||RBS, Wipro, FIS Global, Ernst & Young, Amazon, Cvent, Deloitte|
|Facilities Available||Library, Computer Centre, Seminar Rooms, Lift, Canteen, Bank etc.|
PGDAV College offers various undergraduate and postgraduate courses in various specializations. These along with their key highlights have been described in the table below:
|BA General & Hons.||Duration: 3 years|
Specializations: Economics, English, History, Hindi, Political Science, Sanskrit
|B.Com General & Hons.||Duration: 3 years|
|B.Sc.||Duration: 3 years|
Specializations: Mathematics, Statistics, Computer Science, Mathematical Science
|M.A||Duration: 2 years|
Specializations: Mathematics, Hindi and Political Science
|M.Com.||Duration: 2 years|
|M.Sc.||Duration: 2 years|
Read More: PGDAV College Courses & Fee
Admissions for UG courses shall be given on the basis of marks in qualifying examination.
Admission for PG courses shall be given on the basis of marks in qualifying examination or on the basis of entrance exam score conducted by the Delhi University. .
Read more: PGDAV College Admission
There is a placement cell at PGDAV College which is responsible for bringing a large number of reputed companies and established firms to the campus to provide placement and internship opportunities to the students. It is also responsible for providing quality resources to help the students nurture their skills and knowledge to thrive in the industry.
The placement season at PGDAV in 2019-20 was a marvelous one. The students received more than 280 offers. There were 25+ recruiting companies in over 15 sectors. The highest package offered was 12.02 LPA and the average package was 4.5 LPA. The median package was 3.30 LPA.
Students who appeared for internships also bagged a large number of offers. 300+ selections were made with over 100 recruiters visiting the campus to recruit for 40+ profiles. The highest stipend offered was 20K.
Recruiting companies are S & P Global, Amazon, HCL, Wipro, Ernst and Young, Jio, PWC, AIS, Byju’s, Policy bazaar, RBS, Cvent, Deloitte, Concentrix, FIS, TresVista, Genpact, Willis Towers Watson and many more.
In addition, the college also organizes an Annual Internship Fair- Converge in order to provide internship and training opportunities to students. The 2020 edition of Converge witnessed 54 companies in over 40 profiles. 200+ selections were made. The participating companies included Rapido, Bajaj Finance, Decathlon, LIC and Outlook.
Read more: PGDAV College Placement
To help the needy and meritorious students meet their education requirements, PGDAV College, Delhi offers various scholarships.
A Fee Concession is provided to the needy students and outstanding sportsmen. The continuance of this concession shall be based on good behavior, regular attendance and satisfactory progress in studies.
An application for the same can be made on the prescribed form which shall be available from the college office once the notice is put up. Fee concession shall not be given for self financing courses.
The College also awards several merit scholarships for brilliant students and merit- cum means scholarships for brilliant and needy students. For more details on this, the students may contact the Principal.
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To cater to the needs of the students and the faculty, PGDAV College offers a wide variety of facilities:
With a highly educated and qualified staff at PGDAV College, the institute is committed to providing strong educational foundations along with moral values in the thoughts, actions and hearts of the students.
Dr. Mukesh Kumar Aggarwal is the Principal of PGDAV College, Delhi. The following is the distribution of faculty members according to the department:
Read more: PGDAV College Faculty
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