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From The Principals Desk

About The College

Academic Courses and Ratio of Seats

Placement Cell

Our Recruiters

Alumni Speak

Contact Us

PGDAV College believes that the philosophy of college education is translated

into a mission of creating wholesome personality of human beings with a view
to produce better employees with modern attitude, practical wisdom,
knowledge and relevant skills, enabling them to move forward confidently.

We at PGDAV College, imbibe in our students the zeal to become competent

and dynamic entrepreneurs and professionals in todays rapidly changing
business environment.
We hope that your esteemed institution will support our young and
enthusiastic aspirants by providing them with a relevant platform for nurturing
their talent.
Pannalal Girdharlal Dayanand Anglo-Vedic (PGDAV) College is one of the
oldest constituent colleges of the top ranking University of Delhi. It was
founded in 1957 by a leading business house of Delhi M/s Pannalal Girdharlal
(having Corporates such as Victor Cables Corporation Ltd, BKG Energy Ltd,
Standard Wiring Systems Ltd, etc) and DAV College Managing Society

PGDAV College is a co-educational institution and is well-known for

excellence not only in academics but also in sports and other co-curricular
activities. It has eleven (11) teaching departments, offering undergraduate
courses in various disciplines of Arts, Commerce, Computer Science and
Mathematical Sciences. It also offers post graduate courses in four subjects,
viz. Commerce, Hindi, Maths and Political Science. Over the years the College
has emerged as a centre of excellence under the stewardship of its highly
qualified and experienced faculty.
There are a number of societies and academic associations which
organize activities both at inter class and inter-college levels. This
provides ample opportunities to our students to express themselves
creatively, learn useful skills, broaden their horizons, and indulge in a
healthy spirit of competition. Through these societies, associations, and
even independently, our students have participated in academic and co-
curricular activities at various platforms and have brought honours for
themselves and for the college. Altogether, the students are provided
ample opportunities to hone their intellectual and cultural faculties.

The college strives to provide an environment that nurtures qualities of

humanism and inculcates values of team work in the students. Various
events are held in the college throughout the year, including the annual
college fest Aaghaz, where students are encouraged to actively
participate not just as spectators and participants but as organisers as
well. Excursions and field trips mainly with an academic and learning
objective, supplement these events and provide non-formal avenues to the
students to experience 360 degree learning.
The College campus is Wi-Fi enabled and students have access to a fully
functional Computer Hub to explore internet and the resources offered by
Delhi University Library System.

The college magazine Ankur seeks to provide a platform to our students

for developing their writing and literary skills. The college has a
conference room, of a standard unmatched by most other colleges in the
university. It is a stage for hosting artistic, academic and cultural events.

The college is well-known for nurturing sports talent. The sportspersons

have been consistently bringing laurels not only to their own institution but
for our country as well.

To encourage our students to participate and excel in academic, co-

curricular and extracurricular activities; the college has instituted various
prizes which are awarded every year in recognition of merit in those fields.
The college admits students in the following fields. The number of seats
sanctioned is represented below:

Undergraduate Courses

Others Commerce
40% 42%

15% BA(H) Economics

Commerce BA(H) Economics BSc. Others

Placement Cell aims at providing jobs to every student who intends to work
upon graduation. Apart from inviting companies to the college, we also
conduct workshops and seminars to prepare our students for the
recruitment drives, for this we have been inviting experts from the
corporate world and our in-house faculty .

Our Mission:

To provide sufficient training, in order to enhance the employability of our

students by conducting aptitude tests, group discussions and
presentations on communication skills, soft skills, facing HR and Technical
To make the students aware about the corporate culture and career
opportunities by organizing guest lectures, workshops, seminars and
industrial trainings by experienced personnel from the Industry.
To partner with renowned organizations from the Industry and organize
recruitment drives for our students, within and outside the campus.





200 158




Number of students placed
2013-14 158
2014-15 235
2015-16 340

2013-14 2014-15 2015-16


Sno Name of the Company No. Of Students Placed

1 Ernst and Young (EY) 18
2 RBS 71
3 Genpact 82
4 TCS Ignite 6
5 Mera Medicare(Internship) 10
6 Advice Adda 11
7 ICICI Prudential 14
8 Oberoi Group 6
9 Aon Hewitt 48
10 IBM Concentrix 31
11 British Telecom 11
12 Internshala 3
13 Advice Adda 11
14 L&T 26
15 Limetray 3

Ernst Young(EY) Aon Hewitt Bharat Calling

Royal Bank of ICICI Prudential Earth Infrastructure
British Telecom IBM Concentrix ATOS Ltd
Genpact Limetray Gandhi Fellowship
Libsys Times Pro collaboration Mera Medicare
with HDFC
Oberoi Hotels Teach India Advice Adda
Libsys Ltd Wipro HTLC
Internshala E-Age Tanishq
Comments from the visiting organizations and our placement team members provide
the glimpse of profound experience they have had at PGDAV College.

Good quality of candidates. Good hospitality by faculty and students.

Ms. Roohi Chhabra (Aon Hewitt)

Excellent coordination done by the coordinators. Keep it up.

Mr. Satyesh Pati (Concentrix IBM)

It was really warm with the right balance of professionalism and personal
Mr. Yogesh Sirole (Gandhi Fellowship)
Perfect team, does not need any words.
H.P. Singh (NESBUD)

Really Nice experience with students as well as faculty also. Faculty and
student coordinators are really cooperative. Would like to visit again.
Mitali (Libsys Ltd.)

The college has overwhelmed the organization Timespro. Every single

participation is very cooperative active, they all will have very successful
career ahead. All the best with their career.
Ajay Sharma (TimesPro)

I had a lovely time. The students and faculty were all so welcoming and
Nandini Sethi (Teach for India)
The Placement session of 2014-15 was quite gratifying. Many
reputed companies like Aon Hewitt, Timespro, IBM Concentrix
Corporation and Teach for India graced our campus with their
presence. With over 500 applicants, last year the placement
procedure successfully placed over 200 students.
The quote Success is the sum of small efforts repeated day in
and out', truly defines the society. The placement cell has been
able to achieve what it has because of the hard work of its
coordinators and guidance from the faculty members of the
placement cell. I hope year 2015-16 will bring new opportunities
and brighter prospects for our students. I wish all the best to the
placement team of 2015-16.

Dr. (Ms) Shuchi Pahuja

(Former Convener, Placement Cell)
Through the window of Placement Cell, I got to peep inside myself-boost
up my strengths and work upon my weaknesses.
A hearty gratitude to the teachers for being the torchbearer in this 1-year
time span, to my co-student coordinator for being the persistent source of
support and wisdom and to all my teammates for being an ocean of hard
work and dedication.
My warm wishes to the cell to prosper and bloom even more in the
forthcoming years and to reach the epitome of serving its vision.
Deepa Halder
(Ex -President, Placement Cell)

Experience of a lifetime-these can be the perfect expressions to convey

my delight in working in the colleges Placement Cell. Through this
platform, I was able to hone my leadership traits, communicative abilities
and management attributes and also had strived to act an efficient liaison
between the HR personnel and suitable candidates.
Lastly, I wish all the best to the upcoming team for the future endeavors.

Nihal Arora
(Ex- Vice President, Placement Cell)
PGDAVians have made the college proud on various occasions by
securing respectable positions and status all around the world.
Out of the illustrious list of alumni, few of our past flag bearers
are :

- Mr. Ashok Kumar Aggarwal, Ex-president of Delhi Stock

- Mr. Amarjeet Chopra, Ex-president of ICAI
- Mr. Navratan Aggarwal and Mr. Ashok Aggarwal, Founders and
current Directors of Bikanervala
- Mr. Atul Jain, General Manager, The Mobile Stores
- Mr. Virat Bhatia, Managing Directos, AT&T
- Mr. Subash Aggarwal, Director (Finance), Cement Corporation
of India Ltd. & Chairman, The Institute of Cost Accountants of
India (2002-03)
- Mr. Sanjay Jain, Additional Solicitor General of India
- Mr. Dinesh Behl, Partner in CA firm- Sahni, Natrajan &
- Mr Kaushal Kishore, CA, KPMG
- Mr. Kamal Sabri, Indian Classical Musician
- Mr. Parvinder Awana, Indian Cricketer
- Mr. Manoj Prabhakar, Former Indian Cricketer
- Mr. Raman Lamba, Former Indian Cricketer
- Mr. Atul Wassan, Former Indian Cricketer
College Address PGDAV College, Nehru Nagar,
Ring Road, New Delhi, 110065
College Website
Placement Website-
Placement Cell Email Id

Placement Cell contact details :-

- Prof. Anu Kapoor (Convener)

- Shemona Safaya (President)


- Rishabh Chauhan (Vice-President)


Pranav Dar Kinshul Sharma

8588941147 9999596767 kinshulsharma51@gmail.c

Vaibhav Chodhary