Aditi Mahavidyalaya (constituent college of Delhi University) is one of the premier institutions of higher education, was founded in 1994. Aditi in Indian mythology means the Mother Earth who gave birth to the Puranic Gods. Aditi Mahavidyalaya too, fortunately, still has the feel of the nature. So it is not a mere coincidence that Aditi Mahavidyalaya was founded to honour the strength of Indian women and to bring out the talent latent in the daughters of the raw ethnic India. Aditi Mahavidyalaya aims to bring diverse streams of college education to the students of the northwest Delhi. This mahavidyalaya is a trailblazer of sorts in recognizing and fostering the talents in educationally underprivileged groups as well.
The courses run by Aditi Mahavidyalaya are designed to impart the students with relevant knowledge and skills well suited to the students to become self-reliant. Professional courses like Bachelor of Hindi Journalism, Bachelor of Elementary Education (B.El.Ed.), B.A. (Hons.) in Social Work, B.A.(Hons.) Geography and B.Com.(Hons.) are some of the course which empower thestudents to the practical needs of getting a secured job. For a general student, Aditi offers graduate courses in B.Com. and B.A. Program with a diverse range of subjects. College is equipped with specialized laboratories, well-stocked library and extensive playgrounds. Besides, its infrastructural facilities, college is unique in terms of healthy teacher-student interactions
Bhagini Nivedita College is a constituent college of Delhi University. It was established by the then Delhi Administration in August 1993 as a ‘Women’s College’ in the South Western part of Delhi. It is now funded and supported by the Government of Delhi.
The college is named after Sister Nivedita, a disciple of Swami Vivekanand who dedicated her whole life for the education and welfare of women. Its campus is located adjacent to village Kair near to Najafgarh in a clean and green environment surrounded by farms and trees.
Starting with only BA (Pass), BA(Hons.) Hindi in 1993, BNC has progressively added more courses. B. Com (Pass) was introduced in 1996-97. BNC was the first Delhi University college to offer Apparel Design and Construction course in 1997.
BA (Programme) replaced the BA (Pass) course in 2004. A variety of new application courses were also instituted along with it. BNC became an arts, commerce and science college with the launching of B.Sc. Applied Physical Sciences: Computer Science course in 1997.
Bharati College, one of the only two women’s colleges in West Delhi, is a constituent college of the Delhi University and caters to about 1900 students, offering instruction in ten disciplines in the Arts and Social Sciences.
Besides the BA Programme, where students can choose from 4 languages (Hindi, English, Sanskrit and Punjabi) and 7 Discipline Courses (Economics, History, Political Science, Computer Applications, Office Management and Secretarial Practice, Family and Child Welfare and Music) the College offers instruction in the B Com Pass and B Com Honours courses, as well as Honours Courses in English, Hindi, Sanskrit, History and Political Science. The College also admits students keen to pursue a Master’s degree in Hindi.
Besides their academic commitments, students must also choose one co-curricular activity (out of NSS, NCC and Sports). The College has a very active cell of the National Service Scheme as well as a very capable and enthusiastic wing of the National Cadet Corps. The NSS works with physically and visually challenged students, inmates of the Tihar Jail, as support staff for the nearby Deen Dayal Hospital and with many other agencies.
Gargi College was established in the year 1967 and is a leading South Campus college of the Delhi University. It is a college for women and offers education in Arts and Humanities, Commerce, Science and Education.
Gargi College was named after an enlightened woman named Gargi, figuring in the Brihadaranyaka Upanishada of the Vedic Age. She emerges as an intelligent and bold person embodying the spirit of inquiry juxtaposed with faith as is shown by her penetrating and challenging questions to the great sage Yajnavalkya. In the Upanishad Gargi seems to represent the intellectual potential of the race of Homo sapiens, which continues to manifest itself , in quest of ever-widening fields of knowledge.
Established in 1924, Indraprastha College (constituent college Delhi University) for Women is a pioneer in the field of women’s education. Set up in the office cum residence of the British Commander-in-Chief (1938), the College Building has been declared a ‘heritage building’ by the Government of Delhi. Currently in its 85th year, the College has become synonymous with outstanding performances in academics, sports and extra-curricular activities. The College encourages the all-round development of its students with the aim of drawing out their potential and equip them to take on the world the best they can.
The Institute of Home Economics is a premier college of the Delhi University. Located in the heart of South Delhi, the institute offers both under-graduate and post-graduate programmes. The college has state-of-the-art infrastructure, computerized library services, fully automated and integrated academic and administrative operations, and intranet and Internet facilities available to the students. The combined excellence of educational curriculum, commitment of the highly qualified and experienced faculty has helped establish the institute as a leading centre for women's education. It is here that the students are provided with opportunities for academic excellence and cultural enrichment to enable them to build a multi-faceted personality and face the challenges that lie ahead.
Janki Devi Memorial College (constituent college Delhi University) was founded in 1959 by the famous Gandhian Shri Brij Krishan Chandiwala in the memory of his mother Smt. Janki Devi. The imposing brick building stands in idyllic surroundings among lush green lawns, a profusion of bright hued flowers, the rose garden and the rockery. The College has been imparting quality education to girls for more than four decades. In recognition of the changing world scenario and globalisation, the college has changed its priorities and its imperatives. This is reflected in the syllabus and the curriculum. The subjects offered at the undergraduate level are English, Hindi, Sociology, Political Science, Mathematics, Economics, History, Sanskrit and Commerce as well as Office Management & Secretarial Practice, Advertising & Sales Promotion and Sales Management. The College also offers two short term courses in Hindi Journalism and Women’s Studies.
Jesus & Mary College (JMC), New Delhi is a constituent college of Delhi University (DU). The colleges offer various undergraduate programs, post graduate programs, programs for non collegiate women and IGNOU Courses. Besides, several application oriented certificate courses are also offered. Started with merely 117 students in 1968, today there are about 2400 students enrolled in various regular programs of the college. In past, JMC students have made their marks in different corporate and government agencies. JMC is considered one of the top colleges of University of Delhi.
Kalindi College which emerged out of the vision to educate women was established in 1967 by Delhi Administration as a constituent college of Delhi University. The college imparts quality education to nearly 2000 women students. College was strategically located in the area populated by weaker section of society. Trying to cater to the needs of contemporary times, the college offers various professional courses like B Sc (Honours) Computer Science, Journalism etc.
Kamla Nehru College (KNC) started in 1964 as Government College for Women is a constituent college Delhi University. Then it was housed in Defence Colony. First batch was introduced in 1968 with 209 students and 16 staff members. The College shifted to its present building on August Kranti Marg in 1972. Later, in 1974, at the eve of Founder’s Day Mrs. Indira Gandhi visited the campus and college was renamed as Kamla Nehru College.
Lady Hardinge Medical College Her Excellency Lady Hardinge laid down the Foundation Stone of the college on 17th March 1914. The college was inaugurated on 7th February 1916 by Lord Hardinge. Located on the fringes of Connaught Place in New Delhi, it is extremely accessible and boasts of an excellent staff. The hospital associated with the medical college is one of the oldest hospitals.
For medical education, Lady Hardinge Medical College is affiliated to Delhi University
Lady Irwin College is a constituent college for women, in Delhi University, under the memorandum of Association of The Lady Irwin College Society vide Regd. Society Registration Act 1860 (Punjab Amdmt.) 1957 Registration No.4163 1969-70) & maintained by the Governing Body & UGC Grants.
Lady Irwin College offers undergraduate and postgraduate education in Home Science in accordance with University of Delhi curriculum. It also supports doctoral programs in five areas of Home Science. Other programmes run are B.Ed. (for students of Home Science),B.Ed Special Education(MR)(For students from all streams) and Postgraduate Diploma in Dietetics & Public Health Nutrition.
It aims for holistic development of women students, and their capacity building through carefully designed academic programmes and extramural activities.
Lady Shri Ram College for Women is a constituent college of the Delhi University, has long been recognized as a premier institution of higher learning for women in India. A center for academic excellence and achievement, it is today one of the finest institutions for Social Sciences, Humanities and Commerce, while also offering a B.Sc. Programme in Statistics. Professional courses like Elementary Education and Journalism are among its strengths. Located at the cutting edge of knowledge, LSR has not just kept pace with the changing world, but has been the pioneering spirit behind many innovations in the field of education. The striving is to imbue the teaching/learning process with a unique blend of intellectual rigour and aesthetic and ethical engagement. At LSR the belief is in a holistic vision that never discounts the past, but at the same time embraces the future with unwavering confidence in the ability to shape it and harness its potentialities.
Lakshmibai College, one of the premier institutions of higher education for women, was founded in 1965 as Women’s college. Later, it was named Lakshmibai College in memory of Rani Lakshmibai of Jhansi, the great warrior, patriot and freedom fighter whose majestic and lifelike statue adorns the lawns of the college. It is a constituent college of the Delhi University. The college has its own well- equipped building, sprawling lawns, and sports grounds and staff quarters. It has a locational advantage as it is in close proximity to the University of Delhi. The lush Ashoka Gardens, right in front of the college add to the ecological environment of the college.
The solar indoor light luminaries, wireless Internet access under the University Wide Networking Programme, separate Sify Broadband Internet Connections, vast Internet connectivity and supplementary audio-video gadgets, two air conditioned lectures theatres, a beautifully furnished Seminar Room, a modern computerized library, two well- equipped computer labs, an active placement cell and many other facilities put the college in league with the most up-to-date institutions of the University of Delhi.
Mata Sundri College for Women was established in 1967 by Delhi Sikhs Gurudwara Management committee. The college is affiliated with Delhi University (DU) and offers numbers of courses in arts, commerce and sciences. Both Hons. and General / Pass Courses are offered. Besides, college also offers short term vocational course.
Miranda House, residential college for women, is one of the premier Women's Institutions of Delhi University. It was founded in 1948 by the then Vice-Chancellor Sir Maurice Gwyer; its foundation stone was laid by Lady Edwina Mountbatten on March 7 in the same year. Located in the University campus, Miranda House is built in warm red brick with cool and spacious corridors. Its original design was by the renowned architect Walter George, the college shares an architectural affinity with other colonial educational institutions of the country. In the past five decades, as the college has grown, several other buildings have been added to its original design. It is now declared a heritage building and work is on to maintain its pristine glory.
Miranda offers liberal education in humanities and science to more than 2500 students. The faculty is renowned for their meritorious profile, versatile talent and dedication to the cause of education. The college has produced women who have excelled in various professions and have contributed in numerous ways to society at large.
The Raj Kumari Amrit Kaur College of Nursing is a Pioneer Institute for Nursing Education in and South East Asian region offering Basic and Higher Education Programmes. It is controlled financially by Ministry of Health and Family Welfare and academically affiliated to of DelhiUniversity as Department of Nursing under faculty of Science. The Primary Objective of the College is to provide for and promote education and research in the field of Nursing.India
The College was established in 1946 and initially B.Sc. (Hons.) Nursing programme was formulated to train young women as professional Nurses for meeting the health needs of the country. In 1959, the University approved the initiation of two years Master of Nursing Programme. M.Phil. in Nursing was started in 1986 as a foundation course for undertaking Doctoral Work and in the years 1992, Doctoral Programme in Nursing was started under Department of Nursing, of Delhi University.
Shaheed Rajguru College of Applied sciences for women, a part of Delhi University, is an eighteen year old institute offering courses in important vocational disciplines, namely Electronics, Instrumentation, Food Technology, Computer Science and Biomedical Science. The professional courses equip young girls to take up challenging positions in global corporate world.
A distinguished academic faculty, a strong infrastructure and an extensive library help the students to tap their talent and potential. A student body of about 350 drawn from all over the country and the quality of on-campus life makes studying in college a truly learning experience. The session begins in July and ends in April every year. The main aim of the college is to bridge the gap between University and Industry so that the lacunae due to conventional pure science can be filled in by applied practical training.
Shyama Prasad Mukherji College was established in 1969 is a women’s college. The college comes under the administrative control of Delhi University (DU). Its courses are approved from University Grants Commission (UGC) of India for pursuing higher studies.