D.A.V College, Abohar was established in 1960 under the guidance of D.A.V College Managing Committee to cater to the needs of the area. Dayanand Anglo-Vedic institutions need no introduction in the field of education. These are materialization of the dreams of a great visionary Swami Dayanand who stood for truth, righteousness and good conduct.
Founder principal was Sh. N.D. Grover who left no stone unturned in raising this institute to the peak of glory. Sh. V.N. Chawla, Sh. M.L. Sekhri, Sh. V.B. Mehra, Sh. H.R. Gandhar, Dr. B.C. Josan, Dr. B.B. Sharma and Dr. S.K. Arora have been the visionaries par excellence in this chain of principals whose untiring and inspiring efforts helped this college make a mark in every field. These illustrious Principals and renowned administrators who with their rich experience and wide vision made remarkable contribution in the sphere of education and public life. Presently college has been traversing new tracks under the leadership of Dr. R.K. Mahajan and this institute is scaling new heights of success and fame. He has deep sense of utmost care for each and everyone in the college.
Though at a remote place, the college has a strategic geograhic location touching the vicinities of Rajasthan, Haryana and neighbouring country Pakistan. It's opening up its portals and becoming more learner-oriented to meet the needs of social transformation i.e. social economic and cultural. The distinguished aluminaire, the wealth of an educational institution, win laurels for themselves shed lustre on the fair names of their alma-mater.
The College counts among the best institutes and prepares the critical stakeholders in the global economy for the global talent war. This college is the prestigious institution of the state and it can rightly feel proud of having produces eminent scholars, eminent artists and renowned professionals.