Type of College

Minority - Aided

Accreditation & Recognition

UGC, NAAC with "A" Grade




Panjab University, Chandigarh

About Mehr Chand Mahajan DAV College for Women, Chandigarh

Mehr Chand Mahajan DAV College for Women, Chandigarh, is an Arya Samaj Minority College, popularly known as MCM DAV College for Women, Chandigarh, was established on 29th June 1968 by Mehr Chand Mahajan, former Chief Justice of India.

It is managed by DAV College Managing Committee (DAVCMC), New Delhi, which was established in 1987 and it is one the largest non-governmental organizations in the field of education in India today.

The college is affiliated with Panjab University, Chandigarh and it is recognized by the University Grants Commission (UGC) under section 2(f) & 12(B) in May 1969 under Act, 1956.

It is re-accredited by National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC) with "A" Grade (CGPA Score 3.29 on a 4 Point  Scale in 2nd Cycle) on 2nd December 2016.

The aim of the college has always been to produce enlightened and potential women, the future decision and policy makers who would repay the society through maximum utilization of their educational input.

It is a women's private college, providing regular courses in which is located in the urban part of Chandigarh played a pioneering role in the field of higher education.

The college conferred the status of grant-in-aid college that the fees and all the facilities for the students are fixed by the government.

The college also received the numbers of achievements awards in the field of education, sports and curricular activities under Panjab University, Chandigarh.

The college has been awarded a Star Status by Ministry of Science & Technology, Govt. of India, ranked as the best college by MHRD, Govt of India.

At present, the college offers three years undergraduate courses in Arts, Science, Commerce, and Management streams and offers two years of postgraduate courses in Arts, Science, and Commerce streams with various specializations under Panjab University, Chandigarh. It also offers Post Graduate Diploma and Add-On Certificate courses.

UG courses are under Choice Based Credit and Semester System (CBCSS). Therefore, the students should have to choose one honor (core) subject with two or more as subsidiary (elective) subjects for the specific undergraduate streams.

The College has become the first institution in the region to introduce the Adventure Sport-Rock Climbing of International Quality.

The college has its own selection process, unlike other colleges under the Panjab University, Chandigarh. The college has an online application process where prospective applicants are expected to fill in their interests and academic achievements.

University examinations of different courses, examinations conducted by the Panjab University, Chandigarh, and various other examinations are held in the college premises.


  • By imparting quality education to produce potential women to face the challenges of globalization in the 21st century


  • To adopt academic programmes which ensures quality enrichment sustenance in higher education in the quest for excellence
  • To encourage self-evaluation accountability and indigenous culture amongst the faculty members and the students
  • To enhance quality management in the complete work-culture of the institution by the increased use of IT and innovation management programmes
  • To work towards optimum and meaningful utilization of human, infrastructural and financial resources
  • To foster the realization of social responsibilities and citizenship role amongst students
  • To arrange to work with industries and other stakeholders of higher education for quality improvement


  • To provide quality education in quality ambiance
  • To make woman an ideal amalgamation of tradition and technology
  • To create total quality culture with pro-active participation of the students
  • The college has a vibrant campus life with a wide range of opportunities to fill your free time
  • The college has an impressive and pollution-free campus with panoramic green surroundings, elegant landscaping and beautiful flower-beds
  • The college has separate individual departments for all subjects with young, dynamic faculty and non-teaching staff and with good results
  • The college has the most eminent Faculty members and they are really well qualified, experienced and truly committed towards enhancement and development of the students
  • The college has well-equipped with modern facilities like library, laboratory, classrooms, computer lab, seminar halls, canteen, hostel, multipurpose halls, playground etc.
  • A sufficient number of classrooms with varying sizes are made available for the smooth conduct of different classes in the college
  • The college has a library with a good number of books (both text and reference) on various subjects to meet the needs of the students as well as the teachers with reading room facility. Daily Newspapers and selected journals are also regularly subscribed
  • State of the Art Laboratories with sufficient space and all the necessary equipment are made available to various departments
  • The college has taken up the responsibility of imparting necessary, effective and practical education to the students so that they can reach great heights and attain maximum achievements in their life
  • Internet facilities may be availed by the students and teachers as per their needs
  • The college has established an Internal Quality Assurance Cell (IQAC) to assure the quality of the college and also details regarding submission of Annual Quality Assurance Reports (AQAR) to NAAC annually
  • The Transportation facility is available for students
  • The college has a significant presence in the field of research. A number of major & minor research projects are awarded to the faculty members by the UGC and other bodies
  • The college has a large playground with well-equipment for different sports like Cricket, Football, Volleyball, Hockey, Badminton and so on
  • A medical facility has been available in the college for the benefit of the students
  • State Government and Central Government offers a number of scholarships to the meritorious students and the students belonging to SC / ST / OBC
  • The institution has provided ICT facilities like computers, projectors, audio-visual gadgets, scanners and printers to the departments and also other aids and a huge number of availability of books for effective delivery of curriculum and for inculcating the knowledge of the subject
  • A special complaint cell (Sexual Harassment Cell) has been formed for the female students in the college. Students can directly complain orally or by written application to the head of the cell. Apart from this, Ragging is strictly prohibited on the college campus
  • To sharpen the skill of students and their personality development, various curricular and extra-curricular activities are the regular features of the institution
  • The college also provides NCC training to its students. The NCC cadets attend different camps and earn pride for themselves and for the college
  • The college Unit NSS Wing performs different type of social services within and outside of the area
  • The college also organizes workshops, seminars, and conferences for improving teaching skills and methodology
  • The college consists Women Cell to help female students. This cell helps and guides girls to sort out from their personal problem and avoid them from any harassment
Levels of study
Streams Mode Duration Eligibilty
Bachelor of Business Administration Full Time 3 Years 10+2
Streams Mode Duration Eligibilty
Bachelor of Commerce Full Time 3 Years 10+2
Bachelor of Commerce (Honors) Full Time 3 Years 10+2
Master of Commerce Full Time 2 Years B.Com
Streams Mode Duration Eligibilty
Bachelor of Computer Application Full Time 3 Years 10+2
Streams Mode Duration Eligibilty
Bachelor of Science Full Time 3 Years 10+2
Master of Science in Chemistry Full Time 2 Years B.Sc
Master of Science in Mathematics Full Time 2 Years B.Sc
P.G Diploma
Streams Mode Duration Eligibilty
Post Graduate Diploma in Computer Application (PGDCA) Full Time 1 Year Graduation
Post Graduate Diploma in Mass Communication Full Time 1 Year Graduation
  • Library
  • Sports
  • Hostel
  • Laboratories
  • Internet
  • Auditorium
  • Classroom
  • Placement
  • Scholarship
  • Workshop
  • Wi-Fi
  • Playground
  • Curricular Activities
  • Reading Rooms
  • Indoor Stadium
  • Multipurpose Hall
  • N.C.C.
  • N.S.S.
  • Medical Facility
  • Counseling Centre
  • Outdoor Stadium
  • Common Rooms
  • Computer Lab
  • Cafeteria/Canteen
  • Bus Facility
  • Anti Ragging
  • Women Cell
  • Anti-Sexual Harassment Committee
  • Campus Security(24x7)
  • Public Transportation
  • Soft Skills Training
  • Training





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