Dear Aspirants,

Welcome to Devi Ahilya Vishwavidyalaya (DAVV), formerly known as University of Indore. DAVV is established in the year 1964 by Govt. of M.P. as a State Govt. University and accredited with 'A' grade by NAAC. With a glorious history of more than fifty years, DAVV has emerged as a premier institution of higher learning in Central India. The University provides an avenue for unleashing your potential to realize your dreams by creating, advancing and disseminating knowledge through its 31 University Teaching Departments and 280 affiliated colleges. It serves around 2,50,000 students every year with diversified academic programmes, multidisciplinary research and value based education.


Academic excellence is highest priority in the University. The University Teaching Departments offer variety of the academic programmes including certificate, diploma, undergraduate, post-graduate and research programmes in sixteen faculties. It is amongst the first few Universities in the country to introduce innovative and integrated programmes in the area of management, science, engineering, technology, commerce, 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 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. It contributes towards educational, economic and social development of humanity at large.


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 Vishwavidyalaya, Indore for rich learning experience and rewarding career.


Dr. Narendra Kumar Dhakad

Vice-Chancellor