Delhi University

Hindu College

Hindu College

1. Hindu College-

Hindu College is one of the most distinguished colleges in India and functions under the affiliation of University of Delhi in DelhiIndia. Founded in 1899, it offers undergraduate and postgraduate courses in Science,Humanities and Social Sciences. The college is also amongst the oldest in Delhi.

Hindu College is ranked among the top colleges in India for humanities, science & commerce.This is the only college in Delhi to have a Students’ Parliament since 1935.

contact number-011 2766 7184

2. Sri Venkateshwara College-

The college started up in 1961 in a school building of the Andhra Education Society in Rouse Avenue (now Deen Dyal Uppadhyay Marg near ITO), with 271 students and 13 faculty members. The foundation stone of the present campus was laid on 20 August 1961 by Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan, former president of India (then vice-president). The college moved into this newly constructed campus at Dhaula Kuan, New Delhi, on 25 August 1971. In August 2010, the college celebrated its golden anniversary ushering in the fiftieth year of pioneering excellence in the field of education.

Located in South Campus, Venkateshwara College is one of the most prominent colleges for political science honours. 

Contact number- 011 2411 2196

3. Kirori Mal College-

Kirori Mal College began as Nirmala College, started by American Jesuits in the wake of partition. It was located on Qutub Road. Faced with intractable problems relating to the staff in the period following the partition, the management of the college changed hands and the trust founded by Seth Kirori Mal took over the college. The college shifted to its present campus on 1 February 1954.The college celebrated its Golden Jubilee in February 2004 .Kirori Mal College is a co-educational constituent and a part of north campus, University of Delhi. It has successfully maintained its place as one of the finest within the University of Delhi.

Contact number-011 2766 7861

4. Jesus and Mary College

The college was founded by a Roman Catholic Congregation founded by St. Claudine Thevenet or known as Mary of St. Ignatius (1774–1837) in Lyon, France in 1818. Convent of Jesus and Mary, Delhi was established in 1919, and thereafter a college for women in Delhi and the college was founded in July 1968. At the time of opening, the college offered only two degrees: English (Hons.) and BA (Pass), but quickly expanded to offer degrees in other subjects.  It is located in chanakayapuri(diplomatic enclave),New Delhi. 

Contact Number-011 2611 0041

5. Ramjas College is a college of the 

University of Delhi

 located in North Campus of the University in New Delhi, India. It is one of the first three colleges established under DU. Famous for its rich history and many traditions, Ramjas is widely renowned as one of the most famous higher educational institutions in India offering degrees in the liberal arts, the sciences as well as commerce.It is a co-educational college. The college admits students and select teachers from all communities irrespective of gender, caste, religion and physical challenges to make a rich and varied community. The institution believes in holistic education that goes beyond achieving academic excellence, and vocational training.

Contact Number- 011 2766 7706

6. Miranda House

Miranda House was founded in 1948 by the University vice-chancellor, Sir Maurice Gwyer[8].Its foundation stone was laid by Lady Edwina Mountbatten on 7 March in the same year. Miranda House is built of red bricks and located on the university campus. Its original design was planned by the architect Walter Sykes George and is architecturally similar to other educational institutions in India founded in the colonial era. As the college grew, several buildings were added. Alumni and students of this college are known as Mirandians.

contact number-011 2766 6983

7. SGTB Khalsa College-

Khalsa College is a constituent of the University of Delhi. It was established in 1951 as a co-educational institution by the Delhi Sikh Gurudwara Management Committee. The college began in four rooms in a school in Dev Nagar with 49 students and a faculty of 6. It moved to its present location in 1973. The college is named after the 9th Sikh Guru, Guru Tegh Bahadur

Contact number-011 2766 6220

8. Dayal Singh College-

The college's origin arose from the estate of Sardar Dyal Singh Majithia, founder of The Tribune and Punjab National Bank, who willed his estate in 1895 for the establishment of an educational trust for a secular college. Consequently, Dyal Singh College was established at Lahore in 1910. After the Partition of India, Dyal Singh College was established in Karnal and in Delhi. It started functioning in the capital as a constituent College of the University of Delhi in 1959 and was taken over by the University of Delhi as a University maintained institution in 1978.

Contact Number-011 2436 6039

9. Gargi College

Gargi College was established in the year 1967 and is a leading South Campus college of the University of Delhi. It is a college for women and offers education in Arts and Humanities, Commerce, Science and Education.

Gargi College, one of the two colleges in Delhi to have been awarded the prestigious College with a Potential for Excellence grant, by the University Grants Commission in the year 2004-2005, was chosen because of its holistic approach towards teaching and its excellent track record in academic and other aspects of college functioning. 

Contact Number-011 2649 4544

10. Sri Aurobindo College

Sri Aurobindo College was established by Delhi University in year 1972, which was the birth centenary year of the philosopher, patriot-poet, Sri Aurobindo. The college is situated in the heart of South Delhi in Malviya Nagar, in the vicinity of Qutab Minar, Sri Aurobindo Ashram, IIT (Delhi), NCERT and Qutab Institutional Area. 

The college inculcates the ideals of Sri Aurobindo and believes that an active commitment towards excellence is in fundamental to the process of education. The College has seen remarkable growth over the years. The quality of the incoming students and the University results have shown a progressive upward movement

Contact Number-011 2669 2986

By: DU News Team