DAV College Chandigarh, Chandigarh

Type: Government

Affiliated To : Punjab University

Established In : 1958

Email: Info@davchd.com

Website : http://www.davchd.com

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Address: Location : Sector-10, Chandigarh. Pin-160 011 (Union Territory)(India) PH:- + 91-172 4640988 + 91-172 4008214

College Facilities :

  • Computer Lab
    Computer Lab
  • Library
  • Cafeteria
  • Auditorium
  • Hostel
  • Laboratory
  • Sports


DAV College Chandigarh was established in 1958. It is a premier institution of North India affiliated with Punjab University. “DAV COLLEGE is blessed with a visionary leadership of the Management, qualified and dedicated staff, and highly talented students drawn from different social, cultural and academic backgrounds. Over the years the College has set a commendable tradition of initiative and imagination, and has grown into an institution of significant stature in the educational scene. The diverse academic activities of the college all imbued with a sound value system are focused on a balancing of knowledge assimilation and skill acquisition. The College has succeeded in instilling a definite confidence in the society at large about the quality of the education it offers”.


  • B.A.(Hons)

    B.A. (Honours)


    The B.A. Honours Course carries 28 credits (each credits carrying the equivalence of 100 marks). Apart from the structure of the programme of study prescribed for the B.A. (General) degree course, credit value of the subjects/papers and hours of teaching allocated to them, the honours course includes 4 papers of I credit each of an advanced nature in one of the elective subjects the student shall study in all the three years of the degree course.


    A student may offer Honours in Second Year in any one of the elective subjects, to be studied by him/her in all the three years of the course.

    Provided that he/she has obtained at least 50% marks in the subject of honours in the First Year of the B.A. (General) Course.

    For the B.A. (Honours) Course the distribution of work will be as under :

    1st Year  :The same as in B.A. (General)
    8 Credits  
    2nd Year :The same as in 2nd year of B.A. (General).

    In addition, there shall be two advanced papers of one credit each in the subject in which he seeks to get Honours degree. (8+2 =10 credits)

    3rd Year :The same as in 3rdYear of B.A. (General).
    In addition, there shall be two advanced papers of one credit each in the Honours subject. (8+2 =10 credits)

    Total Credits : 28

    Provision for Honours exists in the following subjects in the college :

    English, Economics, Political Science, Public Administration, Geography, History, Hindi, Sociology and Psychology.

  • B.Com

    The B.Com. (General and Honours) is a 3 years integrated degree course under the 10+2+3
    system of education. Admission to the First Year of B. Com. (General) Degree course shall be open to a person who has passed one of the following examinations conducted by a recognised Board/ Council/ University.

    a) +2 examination or B. Com. Part I (Old Scheme) of Panjab University with three of the following subjects securing at least 40% marks in aggregate.


    1. Commerce (or theory of commerce, or foundation course in Commerce)
    2. Accountancy (or Book Keeping & Accountancy)
    3. Economics
    4. Mathematics (or Statistics)
    5. Business Organisation (or Business Management or Theory and Practice of Management)
    6. Insurance (or General Insurance or Life Insurance)
    7. Banking & Trade
    8. Commercial Geography
    9. Office Management and Secretarial Practice (or Office Organisation and Management)
    10. Mercantile Law (or Company Law)
    11. Auditing
    12. Typewriting and Stenography/ Computers (for Typewriting)


    b) +2 examination or B.A. I (Old Scheme) of the Panjab University with at least two of the subjects mentioned in (a) securing atleast 45% marks in aggregate.


    c) +2 examination or B.A. I/ B. Sc I/ Pre-Engineering/ Pre-Medical examination of the Panjab University under the (Old Scheme) not covered in (b) securing atleast 50%marks.


    d) Any other examination recognised by the university as equivalent to (a), (b) or (c) as given above with requisite percentage of marks given under each clause.


    Provided that a candidate seeking admission to the first year of B. Com should have passed in the subject of English at the +2 examination and in cases where passing in English is not necessary according to the regulations of certain Boards/ Bodies/ Councils/ Universities in India, the admission of the candidate shall be provisional and will be confirmed only after he/she has cleared the subject of English as a deficient subject from the parent Board/ Body/ Council/ University in two consecutive chances subsequent to his/her admission.

    B.Com II, III

    A person who has passed B.Com I/II examination of Panjab University or an equivalent
    examination is eligible to join 2nd/ 3rd year class of B.Com. (General or Honours) as the case may be
    Every student is required to study the following subjects for the three years:

    B.Com. I

    i) English (Communication Skills)
    ii) Commercial and Labour Law
    iii) Financial Accounting
    iv) Business Organisation and Management
    v) Business Maths and Statistics
    vi) Environmental Education
    vii) Punjabi or History & Culture of Panjab


    The students of B.Com I will study Introduction to Computer Science.


    B.Com. II

    i) Company Law & Auditing
    ii) Corporate Accounting
    iii) Cost Accounting
    iv) Banking and Insurance
    v) Business Economics
    vi) Indirect Tax Laws

    B.Com. III

    i) Business Laws: Tax law & Practices
    ii) Functional Management
    iii) Management Accounting Business Finance
    iv) Business Theory &Management

    • (a) Operations Research or
    • (b) Organisational Behaviour
    v) Indian Economic Problems
    vi) Entrepreneurship & Small Business management.

  • B.Sc.(Hons) Bio Technology


    The duration of the courses for the degrees of B.Sc. (Hons) in Bioinformatics and B.Sc. (Hons) Bio technology shall be three years and the examination shall be held in three parts viz. Part-I at the end of the course of the first year, Part-II at the end of the course of the second year and Part-III (Final) at the end of the course of the third year.

    These examinations shall ordinarily be held once a year in April on such dates as are fixed by the Syndicate. Number of Seats - 25 in each programme


    A candidate must have passed Senior Secondary Part-II (12th Class) examination with a minimum of 50% marks in medical or non-medical science group from CBSE or any other board recognized by Panjab University.

    OR Any other examination recognized as equivalent to (a) above by the Panjab University

    Outlines of Course of B.Sc. I
    Punjabi / History & Culture of Punjab
    Environmental Education
    Life Sciences ( For +2 Non - Medical )


    Maths ( For +2 Medical )
    Stats & Computer Fundamental
    Physics ( Basic & Applied )
    C Language & Programming / Micro Biology
    Introduction to Bio Informatics / Bio Chemistry

  • M.Com

    Eligibility :

    The minimum qualification for admission to the first semester of the course shall be :

    a) A Bachelor's degree in Commerce with not less than 45%marks in the aggregate.


    b) B.Com. (Hons.) Degree with not less than 45% marks in the aggregate.


    c) A graduate with Honours in Economics OR, Mathematics OR Statistics OR Commerce with

    not less than 45% marks in the aggregate. 


    d) A graduate with 50% marks in aggregate having offered either Economics, Mathematics, Statistics OR Commerce as a subject in the examination Provided that in case of candidates having Bachelor's degree of the University through Modern Indian Languages (Hindi/Urdu/Punjabi (Gurmukhi Script) and/or in a Classical Language (Sanskrit/ Persian/ Arabic) or a degree of any other University obtained in the same manner recognised by the Syndicate 50% marks in the aggregate shall be calculated by taking into account full percentage of marks in all the papers in Language.


    e) An associate of the (i) Institute of Chartered Accountants of India or England or (ii) Institute of Cost and Works Accounts of India or England.




    f) A pass in the final examination conducted by the institute of Company Secretaries of India OR any other qualification recognized by the Syndicate for this purpose.


    Provided that a candidate who seeks admission on the basis of qualifications mentioned in (c) (d) and (f) above shall be required to qualify within one year from the date of admission (either with Semester I examination or with semester II examination) in a special examination in two papers on (i) Commercial and Taxation Laws, and (ii) Accounting and Auditing in accordance with the Syllabus as may be prescribed, by the Senate. Further that the maximum marks shall be 100 in each paper and the pass marks shall be 35% as in B.Com. examination. There shall be no internal assessment in these papers and marks in these papers will not be counted for the semester examination.

  • M.Sc. (IT)


    A person who has passed one of the following examinations shall be eligible to join Part I (First Year)/1 Semester class of the M. Sc. Course:

    For Information Technology

    i.) Bachelor of Computer Applications (BCA) degree under 10+2+3 system of examination of Panjab
    University with at least50%marks.

    ii.) B. Tech/ B.E. in Computer Science OR any other examination recognised by the Panjab University as
    equivalent to the above examination.

    Preference would be given to students who have passed M.Sc. I (IT) from this college for admission to M.Sc.II (IT).

DAV College Chandigarh Faculty

Dr. B C Josan

Designation:- Principal

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DAV College Chandigarh Reviews / Comments

  • Sir/Madam I just completed my class +2. I would like to know about the admission criteria and the date for B.com. thanks Posted by : Amandeep Singh, on 16-05-2012 Report Abuse
  • are forms of bca out for 2012???n when is d last date?? Posted by : sonali, on 27-04-2012 Report Abuse
  • Sir/Madam I just completed my class +2. I would like to know about the admission criteria and the date for B.Sc non medical. thanks Posted by : harshdev, on 01-04-2012 Report Abuse
  • when the ca entrance exam held ? and tell me about the fees of ca course.. Posted by : sushil, on 16-01-2012 Report Abuse
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