DAV College-Port Louis


This secondary school was established in 1965 and is situated adjacent to the Arya Bhawan (Headquarters of the Sabha), Champ de Mars, Port Louis. It started offering HSC classes in 2001. It may be classified as an average performing school with a few who excelled in certain fields. The last outstanding performance was a former DAV student ranking 1st in one of the modules of ACCA. As of date some 850 pupils are attending forms one to six and the curriculum encompasses science, information and communication technology, management studies, arts, Home Economics, pre-vocational training, etc. Special attention is also given to citizenship education through extra-curricular activities. This college would be running classes only up to Form V as from 2006.

A Manager and a Principal manages the day-to-day running of this institution and reports to the Private Secondary Schools Authority and the management of the Sabha. Under the revised education system this school would be a junior secondary school catering for the educational needs of pupils up to form five classes. Classes for technical subjects started in January 2005 with the laboratory under commissioning stage. The Sabha has invested substantial resources in the infrastructure to create an environment conducive to learning and to assist in the overall development of the students.


D.A.V College (Port Louis) - News Update

Educational Tour

30th May 2014

The Arts Department of DAV College organised an Educational Tour for the Arts Teachers and Students of Form V, Lower and Upper VI. The department visited an exhibition at the Mauritius Examinations Syndicate (MES) and then preceded their tour to the Vallée des Couleurs at Chamouny to visit the coloured earth.


Mural Painting and Tree Planting at the Enterprise Mauritius Ltd

3rd, 4th and 5th June 2014

The DAV College was invited to attend a Mural Painting and Tree Planting activity sponsored by the Enterprise Mauritius Ltd at Vallée des Prêtres. These two activities were organised to celebrate the World Environment Day.  Members of the DAV Environment Club and Arts Department were the key participants of these two activities. The Mural Painting took place on the 3rd and 4th June and the Tree Planting activity on 5th June.


Mural Painting at DAV College

13th June 2014

A Mural Painting was organised by the Arts Department of the college under the supervision of Mrs. M. N. Etwaroo and Mr. R. Jankee, both teachers of DAV College.  The students of Lower VI participated in this exercise.  The Ministry of Gender Equality, Child Development and Family Welfare sponsored this activity.


World English Day

13th June

The English Department of the college organised a series of activities to celebrate the World English Day. The activities took place in the Hall of Arya Sabha Mauritius.  Students of different classes presented a series of shows such as sketch, Elocution, Poetry & Spelling Bee, Tongue Twisters, Quiz and a couple of English songs sang by the students of forms 3 and 4. The Arts Department took care of the background set up of the stage.  


Prize Giving Day

20th June 2014

The college organised a Prize Giving Day with the active participation of all students and teachers.  The students of different classes presented a series of shows and prizes were awarded to students who performed excellently in the third term Exams held last year in October 2013.  The president of the Arya Sabha Mauritius Mr Balchand Tanacoor was invited as special guest. In his speech he thanked the Rector, the staff and the students for the good work done throughout the year with the support of the parents and the Arya Sabha Mauritius.

He also expressed his appreciation for the activities organised in connection with the Prize Giving Day with the active participation of the students and the staff.

He further congratulated all the successful students and the prize-winners and exhorted those students whose performance was poor to work harder so that they might catch up and succeed in their examination this year.

In the end he encouraged everybody to work still harder and raise the level of performance of the school.  Being in real earnest he wished that in the coming year there might be laureates at the HSC Exams among the Form VI students of this school as DAV College of Morcellement has set the ball rolling.


Completion of the Tyre Project

24th June 2014

The college successfully completed the tyre project competition which was organised by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP). The competition started in October 2013 and went on for almost six months. The Environment Club and the Arts Department were the key participants.


World Art Day

25th June 2014

The Arts Department took part in a workshop which was organised by the AAC (Action for Artistic Creativity) on the occasion of World Art Day. The workshop was held in the hall of Arya Sabha Mauritius in collaboration with the City College and Islamic College under the Supervision and Guidance of Mr Dev Chooramun, President AAC/ACA and Regional Coordinator for Africa IAA/AIAP (UNESCO). Six local renowned artists conducted the workshop in which there were an exhibition of the artists’ artworks, books, catalogues, discussions, demonstration and talks on the art theory.





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