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Chandigarh's Best Colleges

chandigarh Updated: May 17, 2010 23:08 IST

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Ggd Sanatan Dharma College

Best Courses/Seats
BA: 600, BSc Medical and Non-Medical: 150 each, BCom: 280, BBA: 120, BCA: 120, BSc (H) Biotechnology and Bio-Informatics: 30 each, MCom: 30, Masters in Business Economics: 30, MSc Biotechnology: 20, MSc Information Technology: 30, MSc Applied Chemistry: 20, MSc Bio-Informatics: 20; PG Diploma in Computer Applications: 60, Mass Communications: 30, Tourism & Travel Management: 60, Computer Animation and Graphics: 30

Fee structure: As per Panjab University norms

Faculty strength: 139

Hostel facility 325 seats for boys with an annual fee of Rs 43,000, while for girls there are 350 seats with an annual fee of Rs 39,500

Placement cell: The college has an active placement cell, over 50 reputed companies regularly visit the campus.

Famous festivals: The college hosts its annual cultural festival 'Virasat'. Its annual alumni meet is also quite popular.

Entrance test: Admission to all courses is on the basis of the Other Common Entrance Test (OCET) conducted by the university.

Important Dates: Prospectus will be available from the third week of May. Forms to be submitted by July 2.

Govt College for Girls

Courses and seats BA: 850, BCA: 80, BSc Non-Medical: 180, BSc Medical: 120, BSc Computer Science: 60, BCom: 140, MA in Public Administration, Economics, Sociology, Music (Vocal/ Instrumental) and Dance: 30 each, MSc Botany, Zoology and Chemistry: 20, PG Diploma in Computer Applications: 40

Fee structure As per Panjab University norms

Faculty strength: 146

Quota SC: 14-15%, ST: 5%, Sports: 2%

Hostel facility Three hostels with a total of 610 seats. Annual expenditure is around Rs 5,370 plus mess charges.

Placement cell The college has a career guidance and placement cell. It also has a career youth club formed by the students. In 2009-10, 225 students were placed with an average pay package of Rs1.5 lakh.

Famous festivals The college celebrates festivals like Lohri, Basant Panchami and Teej with verve.

Entrance test Test for Functional English is on July 5. For other courses admission will be on the basis of OCET conducted by the university.

Important Dates Prospectus will be available from June 7. Forms to be submitted by June 22.

Mehr Chand Mahajan DaV college for women

Courses and seats BA: 800, BA Vocational in Office Management & Secretarial Practice, BSc Medical, Non-Medical, Microbial & Food Technology, Computer Application & Food Science & Quality Control), B Com: 210, BCA: 80, PG Programme in English & Sociology and PG Diploma in Computer Application & Mass Communication. The college also provides career oriented add on courses and vocational courses.

Fee structure As per Panjab University norms

Faculty strength: 150

Quota SC/ST, OBC, Sports & ECA: As per Panjab University norms

Hostel facility The hostel offers seat to 750 students.

Placement cell The placement cell is very active and attracts MNCs to the campus. In the last academic session around 244 jobs offered.

Famous festivals The college organises psycho fest, IT fest and environment fest annually.

Important Dates Prospectus available from May 20. Last date for the submission of forms is June 25

Government College for Men

Courses and seats BA: 800, BCom: 140, BBA: 80, BCA: 80, Bachelors in Physical Education: 50, BSc Bio-technology: 30, BSc Computer Science: 60, BSc Non-Medical: 200, BSc Medical: 100, BSc Bio-technology elective: 30, BSc Micro-Biology elective: 30, BSc Bio-Informatics elective: 30, MA English: 60, MA History: 35, MA Punjabi: 25, MSc Information Technology: 30, MSc Chemistry: 30, Masters in Physical Education: 30

Fee structure As per Panjab University norms

Faculty strength: 80

Quota: SC: 14-15%, ST: 5%, OBC: Nil: Sports: 2%

Hostel facility Three hostels with a total of 450 seats. The annual expenditure is around Rs 6,000.

Placement cell During the 2009-10 session, the placement cell provided jobs to 75 students with the average pay package being around Rs 1.5 lakh per annum.

Famous festivals The students participate in various local and inter-college festivals and competitions.

Entrance test Admissions are on the basis of OCET conducted by the university.

Important dates Prospectus will be available from June 1. Forms to be submitted by June 22.

Dayanand Anglo Vedic College

Courses and seats BA: 800, BCom: 280, BCA: 120, BBA: 160, BSc Bio-informatics and Bio-technology (H): 20, BSc Bio-technology: 150, Bio-informatics: 100, BSc Medical and Non-Medical: 100, BSc Computer Science: 100, MCom: 30, MBE: 30, MA English: 40, MA Psychology: 40, MA Sociology: 40, MA Public Administration: 40, MSc IT: 60, MSc Bio-informatics: 20, MSc Bio-technology: 20, MSc Chemistry: 40, MSc Mathematics: 40, MSc Zoology: 30, MSc Physics: 20

Fee structure As per Panjab University rules.

Faculty strength: 143

Quota SC: 15%, ST-7.5%, OBC: Nil, Sports/ECA: 5%

Hostel facility 250 seats for boys and equal number for girls. The annual fees is Rs 25,000 plus Rs 5,000 for security.

Placement cell 150 students were placed during 2009-2010. The highest pay package was Rs 2.5 lakh per annum

Famous festivals The college celebrates Lohri and Diwali in a lavish manner.

Entrance Test Admissions are on the basis of OCET conducted by the university

Important Dates Date of availability of the prospectus: June 1. Last date of submission of forms: June 25. Date of Admission: July 5.