(Last Updated on : 20-11-2014)
Delhi is thronged with numerous colleges, strewn in every nook and corner of it. In other words Delhi Colleges have contributed in disseminating quality education to the students. Apart from imparting classroom education and learning, special attention is given in practical application of knowledge for future. Teams of efficient faculty members train the students so that they can keep pace with globalisation. Socially responsible citizens
are what they want to become. Apart from gaining excellence in the field of education, they are also made sensitive towards socio-political issues. In the era of globalisation, the colleges of Delhi pay extra attention to look after the overall personality development of a student. Thus they become jack-of-all-trades and yet master of all. Extracurricular activities, in a way, are being promoted by various cultural associations and clubs of Delhi Colleges.
Delhi colleges are affiliated to 4 universities, 7 deemed universities and one Open University. Many colleges form an integral part of Delhi University that are scattered in its entire north, south, west and east campus grounds. Some colleges of Delhi also form part of Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University. In addition, there are a handful of colleges allied to other universities that have been formed in Delhi. These universities have developed into autonomous institutions created through Acts of Parliament
Some of the recognised colleges of Delhi are enlisted below
Shaheed Bhagat Singh College, Atma Ram Sanatan Dharma college, Bhim Rao Ambedkar college, Swami Shraddhanand College, College of Applied Science for women, Shyam Lal college
, Rajguru College of Applied Sciences for women, College of Art, Acharya Narender Dev college, Gargi College, Institute of Home economics, College of Business studies, Delhi College of Arts & Commerce, Deen Dayal Upadhyay college, Jesus & Mary College, Lady Shri Ram college
, Motilal Nehru College - Moti bagh, New Delhi -23 Tel: 4672604 - d, Janaki Devi Memorial College for women, Kamala Nehru College, Keshav mahavidyalaya, Kalindi college, Netaji Subhas Institute of technology, Ram Lal Anand college, Maharaja Agrasen college, Hansraj College, Rajdhani College, Shivaji College, Zakir Hussain college, Sri Guru Gobind Singh college
of commerce, Ramjas college, S G T B Khalsa college, St. Stephen's college, Shri Ram college of commerce, Kirori Mal college, Daulat Ram college, Hindu College, Lady Irwin college, Laxmi Bai College for women, Miranda house, Dyal Singh College, Delhi Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences and Research.
Apart from these colleges there are quite a few more that deserve mention
Bhagini Nivedita College
is a women's college in Delhi. It is located in Kair Village, near Najafgarh, New Delhi-110043. It offers undergraduate courses like B.A. (Hons) in Hindi, B.A. Programme, B.Com. (Pass).
College of Vocational Studies, Delhi
is a coeducational college located at Triveni (Sheikh Sarai), Phase-II, New Delhi-110017. At undergraduate level it offers courses like B.A. (Hons) Business Economics; B.A. (Hons) Economics; B.A. (Hons) History; B.A. (Hons) Social Work; B.A. Programme; B.A. (Vocational Studies). One can also pursue other courses like B.Com. (Hons) and B.Sc. (Hons) in Computer Science
Indira Gandhi Institute of Physical Education and Sports Sciences
is a reputed college affiliated to Delhi University. Located at B-Block, Vikaspuri, New Delhi, it offers courses like B.Sc. in Physical Education, Health Education and Sports. Postgraduate course include Master of Physical Education & Sports. Duration of the course is two years. Post Graduate Diploma in Physical Education and Certificate in Physical Education also are offered.
is another college located at Bapudham Complex, Chankyapuri, New Delhi-110021. It offers B.A. (Hons) in Economics, English, Hindi, History, Mathematics, Political Science, Sanskrit, Sociology, B.A. Programme. One can also opt for B.Sc. (Hons) in Chemistry, Botany, Mathematics, Physics and Zoology. Students can also enroll in courses like B.Com. (Pass) and B.Sc. Applied Physical Sciences (Environmental Science), B.Sc. in Life Sciences, Physical Sciences also are offered.
P.G.D.A.V. COLLEGE (DAY)
was set up in 1957 with a faculty of 81 members. The present number of students is 1622 who have taken admission in all the three streams of Humanities, Commerce and Science. Courses offered include B. A. Pass in vocational subjects like Entrepreneurship and Small Business, Office Management and Secretarial Practice; B. A. (Hons) in Mathematics, Economics , Statistics, History, Hindi, English, Sanskrit, Political Science. Commerce students also enroll themselves in B. Com (Pass) and B. Com(Hons) courses. Other courses include B. Sc and B. C. A . Masters in Arts also are opted by the students. It is located at Nehru Nagar, Ring Road, Friends Colony, New Delhi, Delhi-110065.
Amongst all the colleges of Delhi special mention may be made of Mata Sundri College for Women.
It is located at Mata Sundri Lane, New Delhi-110 002. Undergraduate courses offered are- B.Com. (Hons), B.Com. (Pass), B.A. (Hons) Hindi, B.A. (Hons) English, B.A. (Hons), Mathematics, B.A. (Hons) Philosophy
, B.A. (Hons) History, B.A. (Hons) Political Science, B.A. (Hons) Psychology, B.A. (Hons) Punjabi
, B.A. (Hons) Sanskrit, B.A. Programme.
is a university college in New Delhi affiliated to Delhi University. Located in Ashok Vihar-phase-3, New Delhi, the college has both morning and evening shifts, imparting education to approximately two thousand students. It also has a team of nearly one hundred and fifty permanent teaching staff. It offers degrees in Commerce, Economics, English, Hindi, History, Mathematics, Political Science, Sanskrit, and Urdu. Economics and Commerce are the two most popular courses among the students.
Aditi Mahavidyalaya For women
was founded at 1994 that offers courses like Elementary Education, B.Com; BA (Pass) in vocational subjects like--Family and Child Welfare; Food Technology; Nutrition, Health and Education; Office Management; Secretarial Practice; Business Data Processing; BA (Hons) in Hindi Journalism and Social Work.
Shyama Prasad Mukherjee College
lies at Punjabi Bagh (West), Road No. 57, New Delhi-110026. B.Sc (Hons) Mathematics, B.A. (Hons) Economics, B.A. (Hons) Political Science, B.A. (Hons) Philosophy, B.A. (Hons) English, B.A. (Hons) Hindi, B.A. (Hons) History, B.A. (Hons) Sanskrit, B.A. Programme, B.Com. (Hons), B.Com. (Pass), B.Sc. (Hons) Computer Science are the courses in the college.
Bhaskaracharya College of Applied Sciences
is a co-educational college that offers courses at undergraduate level. These include B.Sc. (Hons) courses like Biomedical Sciences, Computer Science and Polymer Science, Bachelor of Applied Sciences (Hons) Electronics, Bachelor of Applied Sciences (Hons) Food Tech, Bachelor of Applied Sciences (Hons) Instrumentation. The college is situated at Sector - 2, Phase -1, Dwarka, New Delhi.