Jesus and Mary College

Politicians, actresses, sportswomen, sociologists, JMC has nurtured all!


The convent of Jesus and Mary was established in 1919, and a college for women in Delhi was founded in July 1968 named as Jesus and Mary College affiliated to University of Delhi.

The college offered only two degrees: English (Hons.) and BA (Pass), but quickly expanded to offer degrees in other subjects.

Jesus and Mary College is one of the few colleges in the University of Delhi whose student body is not affiliated with Delhi University Students' Union (DUSU).

Infrastructure -
The  college building stands on the solid rock of the Aravalli range, and consists mainly of three buildings: the interconnected teaching and administrative block, the library and the Multipurpose Hall designed by Mr. Ranjit P. John. 

The elegant nun’s residence is set apart, surrounded by a lovely garden. 

Other than the great location, the college has excellent infrastructure to recommend it; The landscaped college grounds are widely admired.

JMC has an old library with a huge collection of books divided on three floors. A unique feature, which no other college under Delhi University provides, is an inhouse gymnasium. The gymnasium is open to membership for only students and staff of JMC. The college, which is also known for its psychology course, has a well-equipped lab.  Also set in the grounds is an amphitheater. In addition, there are hockey, cricket, lawn tennis, football and basketball fields.

Courses Offered - Honours 
B.A (Hons) Economics 
B.A (Hons) English 
B.A (Hons) Hindi 
B.A (Hons) History 
B.A (Hons) Political Science 
B.A (Hons) Sociology 
B.A (Hons) Psychology 
B.A (Hons) Maths Pass 
B.A pass
M.A English 
M.A Hindi

Fee structure - 5,000-10,000

Notable Alumni - 
Neha Dhupia, Bollywood Actress
Priyanka Gandhi,Politician
Namita Gokhale, writer
Usha Sanyal, historian
Ambika Anand, TV anchor
Rini Simon Khanna, news anchor
Rakul Preet Singh, Film Actress and Femina Miss India,Miss India People's Choice 2011
Apurvi Chandela, Indian Shooter
Rowena Robinson, Renowned Sociologist and Social Anthropologist
Roma Chatterjee, Renowned Sociologist and Social Anthropologist

Contact number 01126110041

Nearest Metro Station -Chanakyapuri