DA College for women, Ph-VIII is a multi dimensional institution which was established in 1986. It started with a humble beginning from DA Model High School, Ph-IV. It was established with the intention of imparting quality education to young women, arming them to successfully meet the challenges of a bright and prosperous future. DCW-VIII has come a long way since its modest inception and has now its own purpose-built campus. It has seen tremendous growth and success over time. It is now regarded as an institution with high academic standards, aiming to keep pace with time.