DAV Institute of Engineering & Technology Jalandhar got established in year 2001 under the aegis of DAV college Managing committee. The institute is approved by AICTE and affiliated to Punjab Technical University,Jalandhar. This is the first degree level Engineering Institute started by the DAV College Trust and Management Society.The DAV College Trust and Management Society is the largest non-government educational organization in India managing a chain of 700 institutions in India and abroad.The institute is located in the heart of city on a prime piece of land adjacent to DAV College,Jalandhar on the left side of Jalandhar-Amritsar National Highway spread over an area measuring about 18 acres possessing extremly beautiful landscape with a running canal on its back and historial BurltonPark on its front. DAVIET is carrying out original research of significance and technology development at the cutting edge. It imparts training to students to make them competent, motivated engineers and scientists. The Institute not only celebrates freedom of thought, cultivates vision and encourages growth, but also inculcates human values and concern for the environment and the society.
DAVIET is taking due care of the students by providing them Homes away from homes with Multistoried hostels which have been constructed and furnished tastefully in the heart of the campus. The accommodation is separately available for boys and girls.
The Institute has a full-fledged Training & Placement Cell to look after the Placement activities. The Training and Placement cell provides the official support base for placement of Final year & Pre Final year students. The support services that it offers are in the form of arranging campus interviews, grooming students to face the final test of their knowledge, create and arrange value added Industrial/Practical Training to the students. The institute is equipped with two centrally air conditioned Auditoriums (with a seating capacity of 1200 and 350) for holding Pre-Placement Talk, two conference rooms for conducting group discussion sessions, seminar hall and well furnished rooms & offices for conducting interviews. The Placement Office is fully computerized. The Steering Committee of the Placement cell is headed by the Training & Placement Officer of the rank of Assistant Professor and Industrial Coordinators from each department of the rank of lecturers. In addition to the support staff, four students from each department are contributing as Student Placement Coordinators.