BBK DAV College for Women, Amritsar

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The BBK DAV College for Women is a college in Amritsar, India.

BBK DAV College for Women, Amritsar was founded in the 1967 under the aegis of DAV College Managing Committee, New Delhi.

BBK DAV Amritsar
BBK DAV College for Women

Academics[edit]

The academic year has semester system consisting of two terms - July to December and January to June. All undergraduate, postgraduate and diploma programmes require full time commitment from the students and the system does not exempt them from any compulsory activities.

Programmes Available[edit]

BA (Bachelor of Arts) with the following subject options: Regular Subjects

  • English
  • Hindi
  • Punjabi / Punjab History & Culture
  • Psychology
  • Sociology
  • History
  • Political Science
  • Home Science
  • Philosophy
  • Geography
  • Physical Education
  • Economics
  • Music Vocal
  • Music Instrumental
  • Art & Painting
  • Computer Science
  • Computer Applications
  • Mathematics

Vocational Subjects

  • Mass Communication Video Production
  • Still Photography Audio Production
  • Commercial Art
  • Gemology & Jewellery Design
  • Fashion Designing & Garment Construction
  • Tourism & Travel Management
  • Dance

Undergraduate Degree Courses[edit]

  • B.Voc. Entertainment Technology
  • B.Voc. Theatre & Stage Craft
  • B.Voc. Fashion Technology
  • B.Sc. Medical with Bioinformatics as subject option (3 years)
  • B.Sc. Non-Medical with Bioinformatics as subject option (3 years)
  • B.Sc. Biotechnology (3 years)
  • B.Sc. Economics with Computer Science & Mathematics/ Quantitative Techniques. (3 years)
  • B.Sc. Computer Science with Physics, Mathematics & Computer Science (3 years)
  • BCA (Bachelor in Computer Applications) (3 years)
  • B.Sc IT (Bachelor in Science in Information Technology) (3 years)
  • BA English Honours (3 years)
  • B.Com. (3 years)
  • BBA (Bachelor of Business Administration) (3 years)
  • BD (Bachelor in Design) - 4 Year Degree Course with specialization in Textile, Interior & Fashion Designing.
  • BM (Bachelor in Multimedia) (4 year Degree Course)
  • BFA (Bachelor in Fine Arts) (4 years)
  • BA Journalism & Mass Communication

Post Graduate Courses[edit]

  • MA Fine Arts
  • MA Commercial Art
  • MA English
  • Masters in Journalism & Mass Communication
  • Masters in Tourism Management
  • MA Media Studies & Production
  • M.Com
  • M.Sc. Computer Science
  • M.Sc. Internet Studies
  • M.Sc. Fashion Designing & Merchandising

Diplomas[edit]

  • PG Diploma in Computer Applications (PGDCA)
  • PG Diploma in Bioinformatics
  • PG Diploma in Financial Services (Banking & Insurance)
  • One Year Diploma Course in French

Add-On Courses[edit]

  • French
  • Communication Skills in English
  • Cosmetology
  • Aviation, Catering & Hospitality
  • Computer Fundamentals & Internet Applications
  • Computer Graphics & Animation
  • Interior Decoration
  • Office Management & Secretarial Practices
  • Food Preservation
  • Anchoring, Reporting & News Reading

Cultural activities[edit]

The college has ties with international institutes for educational and cultural exchange and sharing of know-how. It has links with key global educational organizations like WCCI (World Council of Curriculum & Instructions)], World Education Foundation, Kent County Council, Technology College, Northfleet and Hextable School, and World Punjabi Congress, Lahore, Pakistan.

In July 2004, a group of 16 students and teachers presented as many as 50 programmes including the play Is Jagah Ek Gaon Tha at Woodville Halls Theatre, Gravesend, UK. The college dance troupe was part of the Indian Fair that was declared first among the 32 countries that participated in the Dubai International Dance Festival. The college artists presented a one-hour programme at Wagha Border on the occasion of the release of a documentary titled Sarhad ke Rakshak. The play Umrao Jaan had the honour of participating in a five-day National Drama Festival organized by Urdu Academy, New Delhi. One College student had the honour to represent Punjab at the famous festival of Teej celebrated in the Gravesend city of England. In 2008-09, the college folk artistes were part of the delegation to China selected by the government of India.

Sports[edit]

The college has in its alumni Arjuna Awardee, an Olympian Harwant Kaur, a Gold medalist in the Asian Games and scores of players at the international level. The college’s investment in sports is 55 lacs per year and it provides the latest equipment for all the sports events of Guru Nanak Dev University, Amritsar. The college has made a tremendous contribution to university sports, adding a major share in Guru Nanak Dev University’s exceptional feat of winning Maulana Abul Kalam Azad All India Trophy for Sports year after year. Its players have been members of the Indian contingent for the Asian Games and Commonwealth Games. A large number of players of this college have represented the university at intervarsity level and won Gold, Silver and Bronze medals.