"Gujrat National College is formed after the model of KMV"
- Mahatma Gandhi

A unique institute for its traditions, patriotism and women emancipation.
- Smt. Indira Gandhi

Great experience to visit this institution of importance
- Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam

An apostie of patriotism, sacrifice and women emancipation
- Pt. Madan Mohan Malaviya (about KMV)

Punjab is fortunate to have an institution like Kanya Maha Vidyalaya
- Pt. Jawahar Lal Nehru

Our Country is proud of this institution
- Dr. Rajendra Prasad

There is no institution like Kanya Maha Vidyalaya in the whole world
- The Tribune, Feb 1,1907

News Updates

President's Message

It is in a mood of jubilation, a spirit of joyous celebration and an intense feeling of pride that I write this massage at a historic moment when Kanya Maha Vidyalaya has been granted the most covered status of Autonomous College by University Grant Commission, Govt. of India....

Principal's Message

We at KMV, are making history and creating legacy yet again! Having become the first women college of Punjab to become Autonomous, so richly deserved by this 134 years old pioneering institution, has opened new vistas and paradigms for us in our pursuit towards excellence...

Vision and Mission

We at KMV, are making history and creating legacy yet again! Having become the first women college of Punjab to become Autonomous, so richly deserved by this 134 years old pioneering institution, has opened new vistas and paradigms...

Advantages of Autonomy

  • Upgraded Syllabi in all subjects with industrial and practical training introduced
  • New age innovative job-oriented programs with focus on skill development
  • Preparation for life skills
  • Effective international programmes with option to study in foreign universities after one or two years
  • Internal Assessment introduced for Final Results

Advantages of Autonomy

  • Credit system at par with international education system for vocational courses introduced
  • Compact date-sheet for Exams
  • Exams to be conducted by college itself
  • Degrees awarded by G.N.D.U
  • Timely declaration of Results
  • More teaching days for students
  • Value-Added Programmes



Recent Activities View all activities


Oct. 2019

KMV Organizes a Rally to Spread Awareness About Stubble Burning

Kanya Maha Vidyalaya – The Heritage Institution
11 Oct.     View Details


Oct. 2019

KMV Organizes a One Day Workshop on Career Awareness in Collaboration with Institute of Company Secretaries of India

Kanya Maha Vidyalaya – The Heritage Institution
12 Oct.     View Details


Oct. . 2019

KMV to Organize Exotica-19- A Two-Day Exhibition-cum-Sale on October 15-16, 2019 at Virsa Vihar

Kanya Maha Vidyalaya – The Heritage Institution
13 Oct.    View Details



KMV at a Glance

Kanya Maha Vidyalaya, the pioneer institution of women education, has long been recognized as a premier centre of higher learning for women in North India. Accredited 'A' by NAAC (National Assessment and Accreditation Council, Bangalore), the college strives ceaselessly to emancipate, enlighten and empower women. Education at K.M.V. is a unique amalgam of traditional learning and futuristic vision.

Committed to preserving our rich cultural legacy and traditional values, the college harmoniously blends tradition and modernity to create an ambience conducive to the holistic development of an individual's potential. The rich tradition of patriotic ideals and commitment towards high moral values make K.M.V. the prototype of value education.

Through 133 eventful years of its existence, K.M.V. has striven ceaselessly to expand landscapes of learning. Keeping pace with the changing times, the college offers courses that help develop individual skills, knowledge and creativity for a wide choice of career opportunities. The college offers diverse programmes at undergraduate level in the areas of Humanities, Science, Commerce and Computers; and Post Graduation in English, Hindi, Music, Computer Science, Information Technology, Information & Network Security,Commerce, Mathematics, Economics and Physics. In addition, the college offers Honours in Economics, Political Science, History, Psychology, English, Hindi and Punjabi. With the world of work in mind the college has blended these conventional courses with career oriented Diploma courses in Counseling, Computers, Textile Designing and Fashion Designing. Professional Courses like B.Sc. in Bio-Technology and Honours School in English are among its strengths. What makes K.M.V. the first choice among students is the quality education being imparted by our highly qualified and motivated faculty.

K.M.V. creates women who change the world. Epitomizing and synthesizing old values with modern education, K.M.V. women have a heightened awareness of their productive role in society. Endowed with holistic belief they venture into the world as highly competent and creatively confident individuals, fine tune their professional skills and expertise to meet the requirements of the world and carve a niche for themselves.

The college lays emphasis not only on academic excellence but also on shaping the diverse talents of our students. For this the college provides unusually rich and vibrant cultural life, outreach initiatives and civic engagements. We excel in sports also. The college has a sustained record of excellence in academic, co-curricular and sports activities and is constantly stretching its arms towards new areas of perfection.

The college is located in a beautiful 27 acre campus far away from the madding city crowds of Jalandhar, has approximately 2500 students, over 120 faculty, administrative and support staff. The peaceful environment of the college houses an impressive infrastructure consisting of Ultra Modern Science Labs, State-of-the Art Computer Labs, Conference Room with Audio-Visual Aids, Fully Automated Library, Functional Language Lab, Health Club and a Hostel with a fully Mechanized Kitchen.

K.M.V. with its selfless services towards empowering women continues to lead from the front. It is the only institution from North India to have been selected by the Ministry of HRD for the production of documentary films on leading institutions of women education in India. Lauding the Vidyalaya's effort in imparting quality education, the chairperson of NAAC strongly recommended the elevation of the college to the status of deemed University. The college is poised to fulfill the dreams of its founding father and scale unprecedented heights.

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