This institution has been established under the auspices of the well known largest non-government educational body, The DAV College Managing Committee. The committee is the executing body of the DAV College Trust and Management Society, which was founded in 1885 to commemorate the ideas and principles of Maharishi Swami Dayanand Saraswati. The DAV College Managing Committee conducts the day to day affairs of the DAV Trust and Management Society and controls the administration and finance of the institutions run by it. It, being the nerve centre, formulates policies, plans and procedures to shape the destiny of the DAV network.
The main aim of establishing the DAV College Trust and Management Society was to setup temples of learning i.e. schools and colleges to give a practical shape to the ideals of Swami Dayanands educational philosophy which aims to develop a modern scientific approach among the students, coupled with an understanding of their roots in the ancient Vedic Culture. Today, the DAV College Trust and Management society has the unique distinction of running more then 700 educational institutions spread across the country imparting quality education at the primary, secondary, graduate and post graduate levels in all disciplines including Arts, Science, Commerce, Law, Pharmacy and Ayurveda among others. All these institutions are known for the highest level of dedication, sincerity, commitment and discipline. There is a sustained endeavour to provide the best quality of education with a difference, simultaneously taking due care of creating a scientific and positive way of thinking among its students.
The DAVCMC has always emphasized on developing and nurturing an education system in the country to produce skilled manpower of the highest quality comparable to the very best in the world and in adequate numbers to meet the complex needs of the economy and provide the nation a comparative advantage in the creation and propagation of innovative technological solution.
DAV College of Engineering and Technology (DAVCET), Kanina was established in 2002 in the rural and comparatively backward area of south Haryana. The college has been set up by a special choice at Kanina, an extremely peaceful and pollution-free location which is ideally conducive for academics and research, yet in the neighborhood of New Delhi , Noida, Faridabad and Gurgaon, the satellite city of India and a house of all big IT giants providing tremendous job opportunities. It is well connected with Chandigarh and Mohali, which are stated to be the next IT hubs of India with the establishment of IT parks and R&D centres of various MNCs.The National Auto Hub, IMT, Manaser (Gurgaon) is only 50 K.M. away promising great potential for future in the field of auto industry.