History of College
Banarsi Dass Arya College on Haqiqat Road Jalandhar Cantt is one of the leading educational institutions of Jalandhar. It has many locational advantages. It is away from the din and pollution of the city. Being in proximity to the bus stands of both city and Cantt. and the Jalandhar Cantt. Railway Station, it is easily accessible to the surrounding rural and urban areas. The locale, setting and the serenity of the environment makes it an ideal educational institution. It is a boon for the wards of defence personnels of Jalandhar Cantt.
The college was founded by Arya Samaj in 1964. B.D. Arya College as a full-fledged affiliated college came into existence in 1970. Lala Bishamber Dass, a true philanthropist a well- known businessman of Punjab and the owner of B.D.A. Steels was the founder chairman of the college. Now, under the competent Leadership of Adv. K. L. Gupta, Secretary and the Vice Presidentship of Sh. Karan Aggarwal, the college has emerged as an operational model for value oriented education. From 1980 onwards, the college has witnessed tremendous academic and infrastructural growth and attained its present status of a postgraduate, multifaculty institution where the intellectual, physical and emotional growth of the students is fully taken care of.
Our is a leading college catering to 107 villages and possesses five buses. We prepare the young ones to meet the global challenges. Besides academic excellence, the college encourages maximum participation of students in sports and extra co-curricular activities. Adult Education, Youth Club, NSS and NCC units of the college remain active throughout the year.
As a part of our extension service to society, the college offers a number of welfare schemes in collaboration with U.G.C. particularly to the disadvantaged and physically challenged students.
Banarsi Dass Arya College
42, Haqiqat Road, Jalandhar Cantt,
Jalandhar 144005, Punjab, INDIA.
Ph.: +91.181.2260267, +91.81463.00177
E-mail: bdarya (at) rediffmail (dot) com