DAV College [DAVC], Chandigarh Admission Process

  Chandigarh   UGC, NAAC-A   ESTD 1958
  Chandigarh   UGC, NAAC-A   ESTD 1958


DAV College Chandigarh Admission 2023

DAV College (DAVC) was established in the year 1958 in Chandigarh. The college is affiliated with Punjab University, Chandigarh. DAV, Chandigarh offers BA, B.Com, B.Sc., BBA, BCA, B.Voc. under the UG Programmes list. On the other hand, master’s degrees are available in Commerce, Humanities, Science and Technology along with a Ph.D. in 4 different subjects of Science. In addition to this, the college also avails Diploma & PG Diploma courses in different disciplines of practical importance.

  • Admission in UG programs requires candidates to have passed 10+2 in relevant subjects from any recognized Board.
  • The selection of the candidates in any of these courses is strictly on the basis of merit and availability of seats.
  • For M.Com, the candidates must possess a graduate degree in Commerce (general or Hons.) with 45% marks or 50% marks in a bachelor’s degree in Economics/ Mathematics/ Statistics/ Commerce.
  • M.Sc. (IT) admission requires candidates to have a BCA/ BE/ B.Tech/ B.Sc. (Hons.) in Computer Science/ Home Science with Mathematics/ Computing.
  • The candidates in both these courses are selected on the basis of merit only.
  • For MA, the candidates must possess a graduate degree in Arts/ Commerce/ Science with a minimum of 40% marks.
  • The selection criterion depends upon the Academic merit along with the Written & Oral Aptitude Test conducted by the concerned department of the University.
  • M.Sc. Physics/ Chemistry/ Biotechnology/ Zoology/ Mathematics requires a graduate (Hons./ General) degree in relevant subject with minimum 50% marks.
  • Selection is based on the score of PUCET (PG), conducted by PU.
  • Admission in PG Diploma courses requires candidates to have secured a bachelor’s degree in any stream from any recognized University/ Institution.
  • The candidates are selected on the spot on the basis of First-come-first-served.

DAV College Chandigarh Highlights 2023

Name of the College DAV College (DAVC)
College Type Public
Basic Admission Criteria Merit-based – UG Programmes Entrance based – M.Sc. & MA
Application Mode Online
Name of the Entrance PUCET – PG Courses
Entrance Mode Offline and online

DAVC, Chandigarh UG Programmes Admissions 2023

DAV College offers several BA, B.Sc., B.Com, BBA, BCA, B.Vocational courses in various disciplines of specializations along with 2 integrated courses (BA + B.Ed. and B.Sc. + B.Ed). The basic criterion to take admission in any of these UG courses is to have passed 10+2 in relevant subjects from any recognized Board.

The selection of the candidates is strictly based on the merit of the qualifying examination and a subject to availability of seats.

Course Name Specialization Eligibility Criteria Selection Procedure Intake
BA General Passed 10+2 in any stream with English as one of the compulsory subjects. Selection is based purely on the merit of the qualifying examination and also on the availability of seats. 600
B.Com Commerce Passed 10+2 with 50% marks. 280
BCA Computer Applications 120
BBA Business Administration 120
B.Sc. Medical Scored 40% marks in 10+2 in Science stream. 180
Non-Medical 320
Computer Science
B.Sc. (Hons.) Bioinformatics Minimum 50% marks in 10+2 in PCM/ B.
Biotechnology 30
B.Voc. Medical Lab Technology Passed 10+2 in PCB/ M. 50
Food Science & Technology Passed 10+2 in any stream. 50
Diploma Cosmetology & Beauty Care 50
Advanced Diploma Medical Lab Technology Passed 10+2 in Science stream. 50
  • The candidates who score 50% or above are eligible to take up Hons. From 2nd year onward of the degree course.
  • Reservations are granted as per the norms of the University and Govt. of India.
  • The candidates applying for Diploma courses are not allowed to work simultaneously.

DAVC, Chandigarh PG Programmes Admissions 2023

DAV College offers M.Sc., MA and M.Com degrees in different fields of specializations along with a few PG Diploma courses as well. The basic criterion to apply for any of these PG programmes is to have obtained a bachelor’s degree in relevant subjects from any recognised University/ Institution.

The candidates for M.Com & M.Sc. (IT) is based on merit, while for MA, the college conducts a written and oral Aptitude Test, whereas for M.Sc. Physics/ Chemistry/ Mathematics/ Zoology/ Biotechnology, selection is done on the basis of PUCET score.

Course Name Specialization Eligibility Criteria Selection Procedure Intake
M.Com Commerce B.Com (General/ Hons.) with 45% marks/ 50% marks in a graduate degree with Economics/ Mathematics/ Stats. Based on the merit of the qualifying examination. 60
Business Economics 40
M.Sc. Information Technology BCA/ BE/ B.Tech/ B.Sc. (IT/ CS/ HS) with Mathematics. 60
MA English A graduate degree in any stream. Valid score in Written & Oral Aptitude Test along with the merit of the qualifying exam. 60
Economics 60
Psychology 40
Public Administration 60
Sociology 60
M.Sc. Physics 50% marks in B.Sc. Physics (General/ Hons.) Valid score in PUCET (PG). 40
Chemistry B.Sc. (General/ Hons.) with Chem./ Mathematics and 50% marks in aggregate. 40
Mathematics B.Sc. (Hons.) Mathematics/ BA/ B.Sc. in Mathematics with 50% marks. 40
Biotechnology Bachelor’s degree in Pharma/ Physical Biology/ Agriculture/ Veterinary/ Fishery Science/ Engineering & Technology/ MBBA with 55% marks. 40
Zoology B.Sc. in Zoology with 50% marks. 40
PG Diploma Computer Application Any graduate degree with Mathematics as a compulsory subject. On the spot admission with first-come-first basis. 60
Marketing Management A graduate or post-graduate degree with 50% marks. 60
Mass Communication A graduate degree in any discipline. 60
  • The candidates appeared in the final year of the qualifying examination are also eligible to apply.
  • The candidates belonging to SC/ ST categories are given reservations as per the norms of the University and Govt. of India.
  • The PG Diploma courses have classes in the evening only.


DAVC, Chandigarh Application Process 2023

The aspiring candidates who wish to take admission in DAV College must register with the official website of the college davchd.ac.in by creating a login id and password. The candidates also have to register with PUCET (PG) for the entrance examination through the respective official website.

To apply for admission in the college, the candidates must follow the below mentioned application procedure.

  • Visit the official website and click ‘Admission’ for online application process.
  • Fill the application process carefully.
  • Upload the documents, listed below –
    • 10th % 10+2 mark sheets & passing certificates
    • Character Certificate
    • Migration Certificate
    • Aadhar Card
    • Gap Year Certificate
    • Caste Certificate, if applicable
    • Other category Certificate (including one girl child, defence, cancer patient, wards of Kashmiri Migrants/ Children & grand-children of Freedom Fighter/ 1984 riot victims, sports, J&K students, Wards of Martyrs and so on.)
    • PUCET (PG) Result card
    • Sports Gradation Certificate
  • Submit the application form by making the payment online of INR 600 through Credit Card/ Debit Card/ Net-banking.

The candidates must take the print-out of the submitted application form along with the receipt of the payment for counselling along with the Original documents & testimonials.