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Top 10 Colleges of Delhi University

Published on: May 4, 2019 | Updated on: May 4, 2019
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Having been through with the board exams and now with the results, here comes the time to look out for some good colleges in order to seek admission. When it comes to the best institutions of the country, the name of Delhi University appears predominant. In the past few years, the colleges of Delhi University have outshined all colleges of India. As per the latest National Institute of Ranking Framework (NIRF), 6 out of Top 10 Colleges belong to the prestigious Delhi University.

Established in 1922, the University of Delhi is home to 72 colleges affiliated to it, offering numerous courses in various fields. The University has carved a niche in providing high quality of education and has emerged as a centre of excellence.

Here are the top 10 colleges of Delhi University:

1. Miranda House

Miranda House is one of the most renowned colleges in the country. Located in the North Campus of the Delhi University, it is one of the top-grade women’s colleges which was established back in 1948. Major courses offered in this college are BA English (Honors), BA Economics (Honors), BSc. Chemistry (Hons) and BA Political Science (Honors). The annual fest of Miranda College- Tempest is one of the most buzzing fests of the Delhi University. The crowd of this college is enlivened and extraordinary in several fields including academics and humanities.

Nearest Metro Station: Vishwa Vidyalaya Metro Station

2. Hindu College

Established in 1899, Hindu College is one of the oldest colleges belonging to the Delhi University. Since its establishment, it has been one of the renowned colleges which offers a plethora of courses. BSc. Zoology (Hons), BA Economics (Hons), BA Philosophy (Hons), BCom. (Hons), and BSc. Chemistry (Hons) are some of the major courses offered to students who want to study at this college. The college also has a ‘virgin tree’ in its campus which is a major attraction amongst the students of DU. Psst – You can’t afford to miss the delicious food served in the canteen.

Nearest Metro Station: Vishwa Vidyalaya Metro Station

3. St. Stephens College

A centre of attraction for various writers including Chetan Bhagat, St. Stephens College is a brand in itself. It is on the top when it comes to naming the star colleges of the Delhi University. St. Stephens is known for both its science and humanities courses. Courses offered by this college are numerous. However, BSc. Maths (Honors), BA Economics (Honors), BSc. Chemistry (Honors), and BSc. Physics (Honors) are the most popular courses. Kabil Sibal, Shashi Tharoor, Barkha Dutt are some of the noteworthy alumni of this college. St. Stephens is one of the most difficult colleges to get into because of its sky-high cut-offs.

Nearest Metro Station: Vishwa Vidyalaya Metro Station

4. Lady Shri Ram College (LSR)

One of the prime only women colleges, Lady Sri Ram College for Women has a ‘peachy’ crowd and is renowned to possess an enthusiastic ambience. Located in Lajpat Nagar area of Delhi, the college has enthralling architecture. Famous companies like Deloitte, Nestle and J Shaw knock on its doors to offer placements to the students of this college. BA Economics (Hons), BCom (Hons), BSc. Mathematics (Honors), BSc. Statistics (Honors), and BA English (Honors) are some of the courses offered by this college. The faculty of this college is experienced and well-qualified. The college is tough to get into because of the towering cutoffs.

Nearest Metro Station: Moolchand Metro Station

5. Shri Ram College of Commerce (SRCC)

Shri Ram College of Commerce is considered as one of the foremost institutes for Commerce realted education in the country. It is amongst the top-notch colleges with a fantastic placement record. From infrastructure to facilities, you will find everything beyond perfect. The college is well-known for imparting quality education and helping the students to evolve as great entrepreneurs. BCom (Honors), BA Economics (Honors), MCom, Post Graduate Diploma in Global Business Operations are some of the courses offered by SRCC.

Nearest Metro Station: Vishwa Vidyalaya Metro Station

6. Hansraj College

Commonly known as Shah Rukh Khan’s College, Hansraj College has a long list of notable alumni like Anurag Kashyap and Ranvijay Singh. Well-known for its great infrastructure, lush green gardens and also the quality of education, the college has an equally famous ‘lover’s point’. The college is also famous for its co-curricular activities and extraordinary fests. Major courses offered in Hansraj college are B.Com. (Honors), BA Economics (Honors), BSc. Chemistry (Honors), BSc. Botany (Honors), and BSc. Physics (Honors).

Nearest Metro Station: Vishwa Vidyalaya Metro Station

7. Gargi College

Gargi College is another all-girls college which possesses a long list of notable alumni. Huma Qureshi, Urvashi Rautela, Alankrita Sahai (Miss Diva Earth 2014), and Sanya Malhotra are some of the most popular names. Located in South Delhi, the college offers well known courses in the field of Commerce and Microbiology.

Nearest Metro Station: Green Park Metro Station

8. Atma Ram Sanatan Dharma College

Atma Ram Sanatan Dharm College formerly known as the Sanatan Dharm College is a co-educational college founded in the year 1959. The college offers a plethora of undergraduate and post graduate courses like BA Pol Science (Honors), B.Com (Honors), M.A. and M.Com under the aegis of Delhi University. The college has some of the best clubs and societies for students to be a part of. Actor Raj Kumar Rao is a notable alumnus from this college.

Nearest Metro Station: Durgabai Deshmukh South Campus Metro Station

9. Deen Dayal Upadhyaya College

Established in 1990, in the memory of a renowned philosopher named Deen Dayal Upadhyay, the Deen Dayal Upadhyaya College is one of the constituent colleges of the University of Delhi. The college offers 9 undergraduate and several postgraduate courses in the field of Maths, Science, English, and Management Studies. Add-on courses are also offered in this college for improving the communication skills and promoting personality development of the students.

Nearest Metro Station: Dwarka Sector 13 Metro Station

10. Kirori Mal College

Kirori Mal College is another high-grade college of the University of Delhi. Apart from this, it is best known for counting the megastar Amitabh Bachchan as its alumni. Established in 1954, the college offers courses like BA Economics (Hons), B.Com (Honors), BSc. Botany (Honors) and BA Geography (Honors). The placement cell of this college is extremely active and is able to fetch placements from all top-notch companies like Reliance, Deloitte, and American Express.

Nearest Metro Station: Vishwa Vidyalaya Metro Station

As you have finished reading the list, make sure you choose the best college for you!

Note: The rankings are based on the NIRF 2019 list.

Related Link: List of Colleges in Delhi University

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Since, class XII results are out and students have started searching for best colleges of Delhi University for admissions. Here, we bring you the list of top 10 colleges of Delhi University.


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