Hans Raj Mahila Maha Vidyalaya, Jalandhar, has the unique distinction of becoming the first educational institution in India to score 94.05% (Grade A+) - the highest score awarded to any College by the National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC), Bangalore & recognized as College with Potential For Excellence by UGC. Affiliated to the five-star Guru Nanak Dev University, Amritsar, it is the oldest women institution and the strongest link in the network of about 700 DAV educational institutions of various types. This institution was founded by the pioneer of DAV Educational Movement, Mahatma Hans Raj Ji at Lahore in May, 1927 and revived at Jalandhar in March, 1948 with a meager strength of 80 students. Since then, its growth has been a remarkable historic and holistic journey - from the initial 80 students to about 4650 students at present.
DAVCMC is running more than 700 institutes. It is the largest Non-Government Educational Society in India running a network of educational institutions like Arts, Science & Commerce Colleges, Professional Colleges, Research Institutions, Moral Education Institutions, Colleges of Education, public & aided schools.
The DAV institutions were started more than 110 years ago. With tireless efforts of great Arya Samajists and zealous support of its staff members and alumni, DAV College Managing Committee has earned unparalleled repute at all levels, working efficiently under the futuristic and visionary guidance of Padamshree. Sh.G.P.Chopra , President, DAV College Managing Committee.