DAV College, Kanpur

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Coordinates: 26°28′50″N 80°20′50″E / 26.480676°N 80.347352°E / 26.480676; 80.347352

Dayanand Anglo Vaidik Mahavidyalaya (D.A-V. College) in Kanpur, India, established 1919 by Lala Diwan Chand is the second oldest college in the city, and counts among its ex-students revolutionaries like Chandra Shekhar Azad and numerous political figures. The college is situated in Civil Lines, opposite the Green Park Stadium. There are about 18,000 students with approximately 350 teaching staff. The college is accredited by the Indian NAAC.[1]

Former Indian Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee studied here.

DAV college, Kanpur is affiliated with Chhatrapati Sahu Ji Maharaj University (formerly Kanpur University).[2] It is managed by the Dayanand Anglo-Vedic College Trust and Management Society (DAV)

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