Affiliating University

DAV College Bathinda is affiliated to Punjabi University, Patiala.

Punjab Assembly established Punjabi University, Patiala under the Punjab Act No. 35 of 1961. Dr. S. Radha Krishnan, the then President of India laid foundation of Punjabi University on June 24, 1962. Established in the erstwhile princely state of Patiala with the main objective of furthering the cause of Punjabi language, art and literature, Punjabi University has since evolved into the largest University in the state. This is the second University in the world to be named after a language, the first being Hebrew University of Israel. The University started working from its present lush green, pollution free, 316 acres campus in 1965.  In 1969, it grew into an affiliating university, with 43 colleges affiliated to it. Over the time since its inception, the University has evolved into a multi-faceted and multi-faculty educational institution for the promotion of higher education and research in Humanities, Arts, Sciences, Engineering Languages, Technology and many more.