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Welcome to DAV College, Bathinda.
Dear Students !
D.A.V College, Bathinda extends you a warm welcome to the world of higher learning and thought. I congratulate you on selecting this very college for shaping your career. It is a matter of pride for me to inform you that DAV College, Bathinda is a part of the great chain of DAV Institutes run by the DAV College Managing Committee, New Delhi. The education that is being provided at this Institute is inspired by the vision of Swami Dayanand Ji and Mahatma Hans Raj ji. Needless to say we have behind us experience of centuries in the field of education and DAV is not only an educational movement; it is Faith, a Tradition and a way of life.
In our country, the DAV movement was initiated in the nineteenth century to carry on the work of Maharishi Swami Dayanand Saraswati, the founder of Arya Samaj who had devoted his entire life to the task of re-awakening the soul of India when he lay prostrate before the English conquerors. The Maharishi was the first to raise the slogan of Swaraj for the country. Swami Dayanand was followed by veterans like Mahatma Hans Raj, Pt. Lekh Ram, Swami Shardhanand, Lala Lajpat Rai and others. They all sought to strengthen the Indian Society by organizing an educational system which sought to combine the moral and spiritual values of the ancient Vedic India with scientific out-look of materialistic West. Men of the stature of Shri Mehar Chand Mahajan, former Chief Justice of India, Dr. G.L. Dutta, former Vice-Chancellor Vikram University, Sh. J.L. Kapur, retired judge Supreme Court of India, and Lala Suraj Bhan, former Vice- Chancellor of Kurukshetra and Punjab University, Shri Ved Vyasa an eminent scholar of Sanskrit and Shri Darbari Lal, an able administrator, have led this organization and now an eminent educationist with a powerful vision Shri Punam Suri Ji heads this prestigious pillar.
DAV College, Bathinda was established in 1969 and now it has emerged as a major educational centre affiliated to the Punjabi University, Patiala, with Post-Graduation in eight subjects and diversified educational facilities in the fields of Computer, Management, Commerce, Humanities and Science. The college is well-known for its stellar performance in the field of cultural activities and in sports particularly its being a nursery of Punjab and National Style Kabaddi. Apart from the Subject Societies and Tutorial groups, the college also has N.S.S, N.C.C, Adult Education, an IGNOU Study Centre and Youth Welfare Organization which function effectively for the proper channelization of the energies of the youth and inculcation of qualities of leadership in them. Every student is expected to participate in the activities of at least one of these organizations. The College has spacious class rooms, a well-stocked library and playgrounds, separate Post-Graduate block and a Complete Computer center, consisting of Computer Rooms, four Computer Labs and an Office. A new block of classrooms near the Computer Center has also been added keeping in view the needs of the students. With the blessings of Almighty and co- operation of all concerned, our dream project- Multipurpose Gymnasium Hall built at a cost of approximately 80 lacs is an added grace to the already existing college infrastructure.
DAV College, Bathinda respects the human values and believes in human excellence. At this institute, the students are encouraged to inculcate the ethical values of life, patriotism and discipline. Every student receives individual attention and complete record of his activities at the college is kept and necessary information is given to his parents/ guardians at regular intervals. The parents and guardians are also expected to contact the Principal personally at least once a month to acquaint themselves with the detailed progress of their wards. We want to go a step beyond high professionalism and believe in creating a gen-next with a high sense of responsibility towards the nation. Dear students, you are the proud possession of the present and it will be our effort to turn your personality and perceptions in such a way that your life becomes a proud asset not only to your family but to the society at large as well, in the times to come.