Devi Ahilya University

DAVV Indore (formerly, university of Indore) was established in 1964 by an Act of legislature of Madhya Pradesh. The University is supported by both the State Government and the University Grants Commission, New Delhi. The University has been cited in the Commonwealth Year Book (Volume 3, pp. 1740-42, 1990). It has been bestowed with the center of Excellence award by the Government of Madhya Pradesh. The University has thirty two level in frontline areas of Computers, Information Technology, Engineering, Biotechnology, Life Sciences, Social Sciences, Education, Management, etc. It has more than one hundred and fifty faculty members, five thousand students on the campus, 113 affiliated colleges and more than one lakh ten thousand students enrolled in all. The teaching programmes conducted at the Teaching University Departments have a multidisciplinary approach.

The faculty is Devi Ahilya well qualified and the infrastructure is constantly upgraded, Computer Science, Electronics, Education, Biotechnology, Life Sciences, Business Management, Business Economics, and International Business are typical of its high profile programmes. The University has earned a place for itself in the country on account of the high quality of its instructional programmes, research, consultancy, extension activities and self-supported programmes. The University has an audio Visual Research Center for making educational television films for UGC CEC Countrywide Classroom Programme and training / educational video material functioning since 1991. The center has produced more than 500 films so far, some of which has won awards. An inter University Consortium for department of Atomic Energy Facilities was established in 1991 in the campus itself. The university has well-equipped department of Physical Education, Sports Center, Play Grounds, and Gymnasium etc. to bring out the sporting talent of the students. The University offers selective hostel facilities for outstation students. It has three girls and four boys hostels catering to the requirement of students studying in UTDs. Every effort is made to provide accommodation to girl students. However the boys students are provided hostel facilities based on availability.

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Hon'ble Vice-Chancellor

Photo Vice Chancellor
Dr. Narendra Kumar Dhakad
(Vice Chancellor)

Dear Student,
Welcome to Devi Ahilya Vishwavidyalaya (DAVV) for admission in professional courses. It is the first state University in Madhya Pradesh accredited with 'A' grade by NAAC. With a glorious history of fifty years, the University provides an avenue for unleashing your potential to realize your dreams.Devi Ahilya Vishwavidyalaya has emerged as a premier institution of higher learning in Central India by creating, advancing and disseminating knowledge. Through its 27 University Teaching Departments and 270 affiliated colleges the University serves around 1,80,000 students every year, with diversified course structure, multi disciplinary research and value based education, thereby, contributing towards educational, economic and social development of humanity at large. Academic excellence is highest priority in this University. The University Teaching Departments offer undergraduate, post-graduate and research programs in sixteen faculties. It is amongst the first few Universities in the country to introduce innovative and integrated courses in the area of science, engineering, technology, management, law and media. The University adopts latest techniques, innovative pedagogy and teaching methods to create an effective and conducive learning environment. Student centric methods are an integral part of the pedagogy adopted by the faculty that includes experiential learning, participative learning, and problem solving methodologies. With committed faculty resources, ICT enabled learning resources, rich central library, excellent teaching and research infrastructure and required support facilities, the University prepares young minds to take up challenges of the future. Holistic development of its students is at the core of this University. University has excellent support services such as, Sports Centre, Play Grounds, Gymnasium, Cultural Centre and Student Welfare Department to encourage student participation in sports, cultural and extra-curricular activities. Career guidance, counselling and placement related needs are catered through Career Counselling and Opportunities Guidance cell, Equal Opportunity Cell, Placement Cells, and Alumni Cell. It is one of the most sought after institution for the students aspiring for excellence in all areas of performance. I look forward to welcome you at Devi Ahilya University (DAVV), Indore for rich learning experience and rewarding career.

University Auditorium

The University has a well-equipped air-conditioned auditorium for different academic activities with 1200 seating capacity.This auditorium has been hosting one of the biggest Seminars and Conventions of India. Its equipped with high bandwidth Wi-Fi that can be accessed by anybody inside auditorium. Through this one can have access to internet while attending.

The auditorium has

  • LCD - Multimedia Projector
  • Fully Centralized Air-Conditioning
  • Audio-Video recording facility
  • Sound-Proof environment



IT Center

IT Center was established in the year 2000 to create a Campus Wide Network by interconnecting various campuses and departments. First phase which was completed in April 2001, networked 18 departments having 524 nodes. Second phase was completed in Oct 2002, which connected ten more departments and installed 331 additional nodes. During third phase we have connected IET and Nalanda Campus to our central server located at IT Center, Khandwa Road Campus. IET has been connected by laying 2.1 kilometer fibre optic cable where as Nalanda Campus which is six kilometer away from Khandwa Road Campus has been connected using 2 Mbps leased line. During third phase expansion additional 150 nodes have been added to Nalanda Campus, RNT Marg Network and 128 nodes to IET network. After completion of third phase i.e. from Feb, 2004 all the departments of the University are now on Campus LAN having access to the Internet.



Under UGC-INFONET scheme, from Jan 2004, UGC has provided our University free subscription to the various e-Journals along with 512 kbps bandwidth through ERNET.

IT Centre caters to the computing needs of the faculty, staff and students for their research and teaching. The IT Centre is solely responsible for keeping the Electronic Communication & Computation related facilities available to each and every member of Devi Ahilya University. IT Centre supports an institute wide 100 Mbps fiber optic network that connects all the academic departments, hostels, library and other central facilities to the IT Centre. Internet access is provided through a 24 Mbps dedicated Internet link.