With the Delhi University admission season beginning soon, have a look at the top DU college rankings in North Campus
Established in 1922, Delhi University is one of the oldest, most prestigious and sought after university in the country. It is currently home to 84 leading colleges offering courses in streams of arts, science and commerce, spread across the capital. However, the heart of the institution lies at where it all began- North Campus. Having sold out over 80,000 forms for a meagre 54,000 seats within the first two days of release, the competition this year is expected to be fiercer than before. With North Campus coming up as a highly preferred area among students, we bring to you the Top 10 Delhi University Undergraduate Colleges in the locality. Guys if you are Looking for DU Colleges? Use DU College Predictor tool.
Located in the University Enclave, St. Stephen’s is the oldest college of Delhi University, founded in 1881 as a Christian Missionary college. It is the alma mater to some highly successful alumni like Montek Singh Ahluwalia, Khushwant Singh, Barkha Dutt, Kapil Sibal and more. Famous for its mince cutlets and long open corridors of Anglo-Indian architecture, Stephens has established itself as a leading institution for providing education in the arts and sciences.
A private college, SRCC was founded by late Lala Shri Ram in 1926. Offering only two courses at an undergraduate level, it is known for its level of expertise and specialisation in commerce and economics. The infrastructure found across the campus is highly modern, equipped with centrally air-conditioned classrooms. Alongside the sky high placement packages, it also boasts of exchange programs with international universities such as Sciences Po in France.
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Providing courses in the science, arts and commerce streams, Hindu College was founded in 1899. Historically, the Hindu College is known for being a centre for intellectual debate during the Pre-Partition Struggle. With its Dramatics Society and Cricket Team producing names such as Imtiaz Ali and Ajay Jadeja, the college is proud of its extra curricular activities and excellence in sports alongside quality education.
Founded in 1948, Hansraj College was an institution only for men until the first three decades. It is currently being run by the D.A.V. group as a public college. Size wise, it is one of the largest colleges with a student body of over 5,000. Hansraj is also home to a well-equipped sports facility with an indoor sports complex and the only electronic shooting range in the university.
Miranda House was set up in 1948 as a women’s educational institution offering courses in liberal arts and science. Architecturally, it is a built along the red brick pattern found during the colonial era, which has been featured in many major motion pictures such as Fukrey, Bhaag Milkha Bhaag and The Reluctant Fundamentalist. It also offers career oriented add-on courses in Tourism, Operations Research, Green Chemistry, Media Studies, to name a few and has pioneered the first computer-based resource centre for visually challenged students.
Relatively new, established only in 1987, SSCBS or CBS was built as the first collegiate business college in India with a vision to provide excellence in the undergraduate education of management and information technology. Its practical approach to teaching theoretical coursework has attracted professional placements in some high prestige companies such as McKinsey&Co, Nokia, Ernst&Young, KPMG, to name a few.
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One of the three premier founding colleges of Delhi University, Ramjas was founded in 1917. It is known for its rich heritage, famous traditions and active participation of its students in politics since the Quit India Movement. Infrastructurally, it boasts of modern, state-of-the-art classrooms, auditoriums and a technology friendly library. Ramjas is one of the few colleges to have on-campus hostel facilities for both boys and girls.
IP College, founded by freedom fighter and philanthropist, Annie Besant in 1924, is the oldest women’s college of the university. It has recently upgraded its campus so as to provide modern facilities along with a hundred percent power backup. It is the only college to offer a Bachelors degree in Mass Media and Mass Communication.
Commonly known as Amitabh Bachchan’s College, KMC is a government-supported institution founded in 1954. It offers undergraduate degree courses in streams of science, arts and commerce. Apart from academics, KMC has a spectacular history in sports with the backing of a sports ground developed on the Commonwealth standard. It is also well known for its theatre and debating society, which is considered to be one of the best in the varsity circuit.
Built in 1960, Daulat Ram College is an all-girls college offering courses in arts, commerce and science. It has the provision for its students to take up additional courses in various foreign languages and women and development.
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