Doaba College, Jalandhar was established on 1 January 1941 by Sh. Bindraban Sondhi, Rai Bahadur Badri Dass, Sh. Jagan Nath Mittal and Acharaya Lajja Vati. They followed Arya Samaj and the Spartan Freedom Fighters who laid the foundation of Doaba College to promote the study of classical Sanskrit, Hindi and the teachings of Vedic Dharma, Gandhian values and to promote the philosophy of Maharishi Dayanand Saraswati.
Their mission was to impart education to the less-privileged and economically weaker section of students of this area. A small building was constructed in 1941 and thereafter the expansion of the college was undertaken in 1943. Sh. Bindraban Sondhi collected funds for the college. Ever since, the institution has been under the leadership of earlier Rai Bahadur Badri Das, Seth Stya Paul, and now Sh. Chander Mohan.
Chief-Editor, Daily Vir Pratap and the President of Arya Shiksha Mandal. The college provides courses in Computer Education & I.T. Biotechnology, Commerce & Management, Journalism & Mass Communication, Tourism and Hotel Management in addition to traditional courses in the faculties of Science, Commerce and the Arts.
This college has a Commerce and Business Management block, Media and I.T. block, Audio-Video Media Studio, an English Language Lab, Arts block, postgraduate block, laboratories (Computer Science, Physics, Chemistry, Bio-technology and Food technology labs).