DAVC or Dayanand Anglo-Vedic College, Chandigarh was established in 1958. It is affiliated to Panjab University located in Chandigarh. DAV College Chandigarh offers 8 variants in the degree of Bachelors, 12 subjects for Masters and 3 for Ph.D. along with Diploma in Cosmetology and Beauty care, Advance Diploma in Medical Lab Technology, and P.G. Diploma in Computer Applications, Mass Communication, and Marketing Management. Admissions are completely based on merit and marks. The forms for admission are available online while the entrance tests are conducted both online and offline.

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DAV College Chandigarh Admission

Events Dates
Centralized courses
Admission portal for online registration opens July 27, 2020
Last date of online submission of admission forms  August 3, 2020
Display of 1st merit List August 5, 2020
Online submission of discrepancies by applicants August 7, 2020
Display of 2nd merit list August 8, 2020
Display of all eligible candidates for admission August 13, 2020
Non-Centralized courses
Admission portal for online registration opens all UG courses July 27, 2020
Display of 1st merit list August 10, 2020
Display of 2nd merit list August 13, 2020
Display of 3rd merit list August 17, 2020
Display of 4th merit list August 19, 2020
Start of Online Application of Admission Form for PG Courses October 15, 2020
Last Date of Online Application of Admission Form for PG Courses October 28, 2020
Display of Provisional Merit List for PG Courses October 30, 2020
Report of Discrepancies for PG Course Applications October 31 to November 2, 2020 (till 4 pm)
Online Admission for PG Courses starts at College Level November 5 & 6, 2020
De-Reservation of Seats for PG Course Admissions November 7, 2020 (9 am onwards)

DAV College Chandigarh Ranking

  • Ranked 39 for Arts by Indiatoday 2020
  • Ranked 34 for Science by Indiatoday 2020
  • Ranked 38 for MBA by Indiatoday 2020
  • Ranked 47 for Commerce by Indiatoday 2020
  • Ranked 13 for Computer Application by Indiatoday 2020
  • Ranked 41 for Overall by Outlook 2020
  • Ranked 50 for Overall by Outlook 2020
  • Ranked 41 for Arts by Outlook 2020

DAV College Chandigarh Highlights

Established | Type 1958 | Public
Set by Dayanand Anglo-Vedic College Trust and Management Society
Affiliated to Panjab University
Accredited to National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC)
Courses offered BA, B.Com., BBA, BCA, B.Sc., MA, M.Com., M.Sc., Ph.D., Diploma, Advanced Diploma, and P.G. Diploma.
Admission Criteria Merit-Based and Entrance Test
Entrance Test Conducted by the college
Application Mode Online
Facilities Libraries, Laboratories, Museums, Open Air Auditorium, etc.
Official Website https://davchd.ac.in/

DAV College Chandigarh Courses

Given below are some of the major courses offered at DAVC:

Bachelor of Arts (BA) Duration: 3 years
Subjects Offered: English, Hindi, Punjabi, Sanskrit, Economics, Political Science, Psychology, History, Geography, Public Administration, Mathematics, Physical Education, Sociology, and Computer Science
Eligibility: 10+2 (With English being one of the subjects)
Selection Criteria: Merit and availability of seats
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B.Com (General) Duration: 3 years
Eligibility: 10+2
Selection Criteria: Merit, on the basis of availability of seats
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B.Com (Hons.) Duration: 3 years
Subjects offered- Business Finance and Accounting and Banking
Eligibility: 50% marks in B.Com. first year
Selection Criteria: Merit, on the basis of availability of seats
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BCA Duration: 3 years
Eligibility: Minimum 50% in 10+2 (With Mathematics as one of the subjects)
Selection Criteria: Merit. Extra 5% weightage is given to each of Mathematics and Computer Science/Information Technology to students who studied them in their +2.
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BBA Duration: 3 years
Eligibility: Minimum 50% in 10+2
Selection Criteria: Merit-based
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B.Sc (Hons.) Duration: 3 years
Subjects offered: Biotechnology, Zoology, Chemistry, and Botany
Eligibility: 50% in medical or non-medical science group in 10+2
Selection Criteria: Merit, on the basis of availability of seats
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B.A. B.Ed Duration: 4 years
Subjects Offered: Political Science, History, Elective English, Elective Punjabi, Economics, and Sociology
Eligibility: Minimum 50% marks in 10+2
Selection Criteria: Merits and availability of seats
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Masters of Arts (M.A.) Subjects offered: Economics, Psychology, Sociology, and Public Administration
Eligibility: Minimum 45% in graduation in the subject of Post Graduation or 50% marks in aggregate
Selection Criteria: Merit-based on academic qualifications and entrance test, with 60% weightage to academia, 40% to written and oral test/aptitude test, 15% to Hons. in graduation, and 5% to Panjab University
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Masters of Science (M.Sc) Subjects offered: Biotechnology, Zoology, Mathematics, Chemistry, and Physics
Eligibility: Minimum 50% marks in B.Sc.
Selection Criteria: Merit-based on academic qualifications and PU-CET entrance test conducted by Panjab University, with 50% weightage to the entrance test and 50% to academia.
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Postgraduate Diploma Courses (PGD) Subjects offered: Marketing Management, Mass Communication, and Computer Application
Eligibility: Minimum 45% marks in aggregate of any bachelor’s or postgraduate degree
Selection Criteria: Merit calculated as per the rule of Panjab University and the availability of seats.

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DAV College Chandigarh Admissions

The candidates are admitted strictly on the basis of the rules and regulations of Panjab University. The admission to the college is provisional in nature and subject to the approval of the Panjab University. If the University does not allow any student to provide incomplete information or fails to submit documents on time, the college is not held responsible. All the candidates have to be present in person on the date and time of admission as notified by the college.

How to apply?

  • Visit the website and read the prospectus carefully before applying for any course.
  • Go to the link of e-Admissions and sign up with your name and mobile number.
  • Pay registration fees.
  • After the verification of the payment, log in to fill in the application form.
  • Read the rules and regulations carefully.
  • Students from the reserved category are supposed to tick the option provided and upload the supporting documents.
  • The Email IDs and contact numbers mentioned in the form must be active and working.
  • The column regarding the hostel accommodation must be filled in with ‘Yes’ or ‘No’.
  • The students are supposed to fill in all the bank details.
  • Mention the full name of the board/ university last passed out from.
  • Exact marks must be mentioned and not rounded off to the advantage of the students.
  • After the submission of the form, the students shall note the number of the application form.
  • Students applying for more than one course will have to fill the form for each course.
  • The students must be present for the counseling (both online and offline).

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DAV College Chandigarh Facilities

  • Hostel: Hostels are assigned strictly on the basis of merit. Girls’ hostel has a capacity of 400 and Boys’ hostel has a capacity of 250. Students are not admitted to the hostel unless accompanied by a parent or a responsible guardian. Girls' hostel has AC rooms and provides hygienic food to the students.
  • Library: The library at DAV College has both books and e-reading material for students. 8 computers connected through one LAN with a subscription to English/ Hindi/ Punjabi dailies. The library also has a rich collection of old palm leaf and paper manuscripts, along with rare books on poetry, prose, astronomy, astrology, Vedic literature, art, and architecture, epics and Puranas, etc.
  • Laboratories: DAVC has over 30 laboratories for all the demanding subjects with all the requisite apparatuses and facilities.
  • Cafeteria, Banking, and Medical facilities; The college has one cafeteria, one by Indian Coffee house, another by Nescafe, and a juice bar.
  • The college has an Extension Counter Branch of State Bank of India working 6 days a week. A State Bank of India ATM is also present on the campus available to students and employees.
  • The college dispensary is well-equipped with first aids, common medicines, blood pressure machines, and a wheelchair. A doctor is also hired for the well-being of the students, and in the cases of emergency, the students are rushed to the nearby hospital.

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DAV College, Chandigarh Notable Alumni

  • Vikram Batra
    • Indian Army officer, Awarded Param Vir Chakra for his efforts during Kargil War
  • Ayushmann Khurrana
    • Indian Actor, Singer, Television Host
  • Anjum Moudgil
    • Indian Sport Shooter
  • Neeraj Chopra
    • Indian track and field athlete and a Junior Commissioned Officer (JCO) in the Indian Army
  • Amit Rawal
    • Indian Judge in the Kerala High Court

DAV College Chandigarh FAQs

Ques. Can I apply for the course even though my graduation results are still awaited?

Ans. Yes, applications can be made for the Entrance Test. On clearing, a ‘provisional’ admission shall be allowed but the admission will only be confirmed when the marksheet with eligible aggregate will be produced to the University.

Ques. Are the courses full-time?

Ans. Yes, the courses are full time and attendance is mandatory. The students are not allowed to register for any other courses and actions will be taken if found guilty.

Ques. Can I apply for multiple courses at the same time?

Ans. Yes, students can apply for multiple courses by registering themselves at the website. However, they are required to fill in each of the forms separately.

Ques. Can I get a job after finishing my B.A + B.Ed. Integrated Course?

Ans. Yes, once a student has finished his B.A. B.Ed. Integrated Course, he is eligible to apply for Government and Private jobs as a teacher in the subject chosen by him. However, finishing the course does not assure any job.

Ques. Are the courses in annual mode or semester mode.

Ans. All the courses are in semester mode. However, the duration of each of them vary. For complete details, students can contact the college.