Colleges In Delhi

Hindu College, University of Delhi

Hindu College, University of Delhi

Hindu College is one of the colleges under the affiliation of University of Delhi in Delhi, India. Founded in 1899, it offers undergraduate and postgraduate courses in science, humanities and social sciences and commerce. The college is also among the oldest colleges in Delhi. Hindu College is ranked among the top colleges in India for humanities, science and commerce with more than 100 faculty members. It has been awarded the ‘Star College’ status for the Department of Biotechnology, by the Ministry of Science and Technology of India.] Notwithstanding its name, students from all religions are admitted.

Apart from academic excellence, the college firmly believes in the overall development of moral, physical and intellectual realms. For this there are college societies to foster comradeship amongst the students. Every department has its own society which is tasked with organizing the department-specific co-curricular activities. Ibtida is the dramatics society of Hindu College which performs both stage and street plays. The Indian music society, Alankar, holds its annual festival Harmony every year. The English debating society, popularly known as the Desboc, is representative of an inquiring and active intellectual life on campus. Debsoc is the only debating society in Delhi University to organize four major debates in an academic year.

The college has twenty-five acre campus. It also has one auditorium and a seminar room. The college maintains a playground and a sports complex. Basketball, cricket, and table tennis are organised under the supervision of the Director of Physical Education. The college has well equipped physics and chemistry laboratories, NCC and NSS rooms. A computer room, photocopier and stationery shop are also available. A Students’ Centre offers the facility of a bank and a hygienic canteen.

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