In a recent survey conducted by India Today-Nielsen, MCM DAV College for Women, Chandigarh has been ranked the best college in the region in all streams: Arts, Science and Commerce. The college has also been ranked among the top 35 colleges in India in the survey that covered 22,000 national colleges for its excellent academic performance, focus on personality development and overall popularity among students. The college has always been a symbol of innovation and has maintained its supremacy in academic, cultural and sporting events ever since its inception in 1968. This city college has always stood as a landmark in fusing educational strategies that are simultaneously traditional in their values and modern in their applicability. It is for this uniqueness of MCM as an institution for holistic women’s education, that it has been recognized in the survey quoted in the July 18th, 2011 issue of the reputed national periodical as an institution of excellence. The Principal of the college, Dr. Puneet Bedi congratulated the entire MCM family for this remarkable feat and said that this institution stands as a temple for quality education in the region. Dr. Bedi profusely expressed her delight at the glorious achievement of the college. She credited the staff and students of the college for upholding the value standards of the institution and bringing it the laurels at the national level. Dr. Bedi also said that such a prestigious acknowledgement of MCM’s achievement only triggers the institution into maintaining its impressive quality and taking the reputation of the college further through diligent and focused action.