Founded by late Padam Shree, Shyamlal Gupta in 1964 under the charity of Chairman Shyam lal Charitable Trust.
The foundation stone of college was laid by Late Dr. Zakir Hussain, the then Honorable Vice president of India and Chancellor of University of Delhi on 24 May 1964.
The evening College began functioning from 8th September 1969 to help accommodate educational needs of students of East Delhi and surrounding areas.
Located at G.T. Road,Shahdara,Shyam Lal College or SLC educates over 1800 students in humanities and commerce courses.
Shyam Lal College has already earned its legitimate reputation as the most efficient and complete educational institution in the entire East Delhi region and is going to complete 50 years this year.
with the goal to make higher education more enjoyable, job-oriented, meaningful and practical SLC provides ample of opportunities to students to develop themselves.
With more than 76000 books and subscribed journals on diverse subjects, SLC's library is a bookworm's paradise.
SLC Campus is an eco-friendly one which has 85.25 Rooftop Solar Power Plant under RESCO, to cater their energy needs in a sustainable manner.
Apart from these,cafeteria, computer labs and science labs makes the campus a perfect place for learning.
Courses offered -
B.A (Hons) English
B.A (Hons) Hindi
B.A (Hons) Political Science
B.A (Hons) Economics
B.A (Hons) History
B. A programme
B.Sc Physical sciences
B.Sc applied physical sciences (electronics)
Diploma in Cosmetology.
Fee structure 10,000-15,000
Quibble- the Quiz society
Photography and fine arts society
Cinephoria : SLC film club
Scribble - creative writing society
SLC theatre group
Insignia : the music band
Nearest Metro Station - Welcome,Shahdara