Top Women’s Colleges of Delhi University

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Map of Delhi Depicting the Top Women Colleges of DU
Top Women Colleges of DU Map
Map of Delhi Depicting the Top Women Colleges of DU


In this day and age, girls are no less than boys in any field. Now, this has become a fact instead of merely being a vague statement, as girls of today are able to perform their best in everything. Be it sports, academics or co-curriculars, they are excelling in all fields.

Recently, CBSE class 12 results have been declared, and I am not at all surprised to say that it is girls who have topped in the exams. If you are a girl and are seeking admission in the prestigious Delhi University, then you will be heartened to know that there are nearly 22 women’s colleges affiliated to this prime institution. Scroll on to find the best colleges for you.

1. Miranda House

NIRF Ranking: 1

Recognised as one of the premier institutions of the country, Miranda House has topped the NIRF rankings yet again. Established in 1948, Miranda House is considered as the pioneer of science education for women in Delhi University. The institute has a dedicated faculty and is capable of providing an enthralling atmosphere to the students. Over a span of more than 60 years, the college has carved a niche for itself amongst the institutes of higher learning.

Courses Offered: B.A Prog, B.A. Bengali (Honors), B.A. Economics (Honors), B.A. Geography (Honors), B.Sc. Life Sciences, B.Sc Botany (Honors), and B.Sc. Mathematics (Honors).

Nearest Metro Station: Vishwavidyalaya Metro Station

2. Lady Shri Ram College

NIRF Ranking: 5

Established in 1956, the Lady Shri Ram College is recognised as a centre for academic excellence. It is one of the finest institutions for social sciences, humanities and commerce. The students of Lady Shri Ram College have been globally recognised for various achievements by them in several fields. The main USP of this college is to empower women and inculcate in them some leadership skills which may help them in the long run.

Courses Offered: B.A. (Honors) in Commerce, Economics, English, Hindi, History, Journalism, Mathematics, Philosophy, Political Science, Psychology, Sanskrit, Sociology and Statistics.

Nearest Metro Station: Moolchand and Kailash Colony Metro Stations

3. Gargi College

NIRF Ranking: 12

Gargi College is an institute of higher education which promotes knowledge by tapping the potential of its students. The college not only offers undergraduate and post graduate courses, it also offers various add-on courses for girls. Established in 1967, Gargi College is one of the leading South Campus Colleges which comes under the aegis of the University of Delhi. The best factor about this college is its library can be accessed online.

Courses Offered: There are several courses offered by this college in the field of Arts, Science and Humanities. B.A. Sanskrit (Honors), B.A. Business Economics (Honors) and B.A. Applied Psychology are some distinguished courses offered at Gargi College

Nearest Metro Station: Green Park and Moolchand Metro stations

4. Lady Irwin College

NIRF Ranking: 21

Established in 1932, Lady Irwin College aims for the holistic development of women students. The college excels in all fields ranging from academics to co-curriculars. This DU College has a beautiful campus; the buildings of the college have been classified and protected as heritage sites. The academic courses offered by this college are mainly creative, contemporary, culturally rooted and artistic.

Courses Offered: It offers several undergraduate courses in Food Technology and undergraduate and postgraduate degrees in Home Science. One can also pursue a PhD from this college in all five specialisations of Home Science that are offered.

Nearest Metro Station: Mandi House Metro Station

5. Jesus and Mary College

NIRF Ranking: 25

The main Convent of Jesus and Mary in Delhi was established in 1919. It was only later, in 1968, that an only women’s college was established, namely Jesus and Mary College. In today’s time, Jesus and Mary College strives to achieve high academic standards. The college regularly organises seminars, talks, conferences and workshops for its students. As this college is a minority institution, it also has a 50% reservation for Catholic and Christian Students.

Courses Offered: Apart from B.A. (Honors) in various disciplines, the college offers vocational courses too. B.Com (Honors), B.A. (Honors) in English, Economics, Psychology, Political Science and Hindi.

Nearest Metro Station: Durgabai Deshmukh South Campus Metro Station

6. Daulat Ram College

NIRF Ranking: 37

Daulat Ram College, situated in the North Campus of Delhi University, was established in 1960. The college is one of the premier educational institutions and has more than 18 departments. The science department of this college is a part of the Star Status awarded by the Department of Biotechnology, Ministry of Science and Technology, Government of India. Several skill development courses are also offered in this college to provide better education facility to students.

Courses Offered: Apart from B.Sc and B.A., this college offers several combination courses. One can pursue B.A. in Maths and Economics, History and Political Science, Sanskrit and Music, Office Management & Secretarial Practices (OMSP) and English, Philosophy and Psychology etc.

Nearest Metro Station: Vishwavidyalaya Metro Station

7. Maitreyi College

NIRF Ranking: 38

Located in Chanakyapuri, an upscale area of Delhi, Maitreyi College was established in 1967. The college is well-known for imparting quality education to its students. This college was recognised by the Department of Biotechnology, Government of India, as a Star college. The Star status was conferred to all four science departments – Botany, Chemistry, Mathematics and Zoology.

Courses Offered: B.Sc Life Sciences (Botany Chemistry, Zoology), B.Sc Physical Science, B.A Pol Science (Honors), B.A English (Honors), B. A Sanskrit (Honors) etc.

Nearest Metro Station: Durgabai Deshmukh South Campus Metro Station

8. Kamala Nehru College

NIRF Ranking: 43

Kamala Nehru College, established in 1964, is one the most sought-after colleges of the Delhi University. The college stands tall as an all-women’s college which excels in all streams. It has a well-maintained infrastructure, computer laboratories, sports ground and gymnasium. The library of this college is well-stocked; it also has a separate audio-visual section. The best part about Kamala Nehru College is, it is differently-abled friendly and has CCTV surveillance.

Courses Offered: The college offers B.A. (Honors) in various subjects including Sanskrit, Sociology, Journalism and Psychology. Other popular undergraduate courses include B.A. in Punjabi, Bengali, Pol Science, Geography and Economics. Postgraduate and add on courses are also offered.

Nearest Metro Station: Green Park and Moolchand Metro Stations

9. Indraprastha College for Women

NIRF Ranking: 46

Regarded as the oldest women’s institution of the Delhi University, Indraprastha College for Women was established in 1924. The building of this college has now become a heritage property. IP College is amongst one of those colleges which set up a formal Department of Environmental Studies in the University of Delhi. The college offers a wide range of courses which promote interdisciplinary studies in Humanities, Mathematics and Commerce.

Courses Offered: The college offers several graduate and undergraduate courses in the field of science, humanities, commerce and mass media.

Nearest Metro Station: Civil Lines  Metro Station

10.  Kalindi College

NIRF Ranking: 89

Since its inception in 1967, the college has come a long way and has established itself as a better institution. It is after years of hard work that the college has now become a destination for students where they can shape their future. The college is a constituent college affiliated to the Delhi University.

Courses Offered: The college offers Bachelor in Arts, Commerce and Science and Masters in Arts.

Nearest Metro Station: Rajendra Place Metro Station

I may have named only the top 10 colleges, but let me tell you – all the colleges of Delhi University are suitable. So, girls, go for any college you find suitable to get admitted to.

Note: The college rankings are as per the 2019 National Institute Ranking Framework, MHRD, Government of India rankings.

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