Thursday, 26 February 2015

Delhi University - Shared Experiences & Information

Up today is the University of Delhi (informally Delhi University), one of India’s  leading public central university. It was founded in 1922 by an Act of the then Central Legislative Assembly. Because of its high standards in teaching, every year thousands of talented students come to Delhi from each and every part of the country.
Delhi University

The University of Delhi is the chief university of the nation and it is also amongst the best universities of the world. It was founded in  the year 1922 by an Act of the then Central Legislative Assembly. The University offers UG, PG, M.Phil, Ph.D, Certificate/Diploma/Advanced Diploma Courses in various fields
  • The university has two main campuses- one in North Delhi and another in South. The campus at North Delhi is the home to prestigious institutions such as Miranda House, Hindu College, St. Stephen’s College, and Delhi School of Economics etc. and the South Campus is the home to the Faculty of Arts and SP Jain Centre for Management Studies etc.
  • At present, there are 77 colleges under its affiliation with 86 departments and 5 recognized  institutes  spread all over the city and the number of students are more than 13,2435 encompassing UG, PG and Ph.D. programs
  • The library of D.U started in 1922 with a collection of 1380 Books. Now, The Delhi University library system (DULS) holds more than 14 lakh books. DULS consists of 34 libraries such as e-resources, south campus library, central science library, Ratan Tata Library, Law library, East Asian Studies Library, Brallie Library etc. DULS subscribes to a large number of electronic databases.
  • Delhi University Computer Centre (DUCC) has a huge network system. It provides networks to all departments at the North & South Campuses, all Colleges as well as 64 off campus Colleges. Now, there are over 11000 network access points. Services available to users include access to the internet through 36 Mbps bandwidth in North Campus and 24 Mbps in South Camp such as Email services, Web Hosting, Anti-Virus and Spam Protection, E-journals & on-line Database, E-prints & E-books Archives, DUCC Membership.
  • Currently the campus has 15 hostels in north campus and 3 hostels in south campus. 
  • The university also lots of U.G., Departmental & P.G scholarships for the benefit of students. 
  • The college has been ranked 1 by India Today Survey ; 97 in the Youth Incorporated, Education Times and Rediff.com; 81 by QS University Ranking Asia 2014 and 39 by QS World University Ranking BRICS Nations.


A few of the many famous alumni from the university are:
  • Narendra Modi, Prime Minister of India and former Chief Minister of Gujarat
  • Sheila Dikshit, former Chief Minister of Delhi and  Governor of Kerala 
  • Madan Lal Khurana, former Chief Minister of Delhi and Governor of Rajasthan
  • Fakhruddin Ali Ahmed, the fifth President of India
  • Salman Khurshid, Minister of State for Corporate and Minority Affairs
  • Naveen Patnaik, current Chief Minister of Orissa
  • A number of noted actors such as Shahrukh Khan, Amitabh Bachchan, Arjun Rampal, etc


Delhi University offers courses and programs in various streams like :
  • Science  - (B.Sc, M.Phil, Ph.D and M.Sc)
  • Arts - (BA, Advanced Diploma, Certificate courses. MA, M.Phil, Ph.D)
  • Education - (B.Ed, M.Ed, M.P.Ed, P.Hd)
  • Commerce - (MBE, M.Com, B.Com, MFC, M.Phil and Ph.D)
  • Engineering - (B.E.  B.Tech, M. Tech, M.E, and Ph.D)
  • Medical & Dental Sciences - (B.Sc, BUMS, DM, DNB, M.Ch, MBBS, MD, PG Diploma, BDS)
  • Paramedical - (B.Sc & M.Sc Nursing, Diploma in Child Health & Tuberculosis & chest disease)
  • Pharmacy - (Diploma)
  • Management - (BA, BBS, MBA, Ph.D)
  • Law - (LLB, LLM, MCL, Ph.D)
  • Computer Applications - (MCA)
  • Agriculture - (B.Sc Agro-Chemical & Pest Control; Sericulture)
  • Mass Communication - (BA)


Delhi University results and placements are very good. The campus has a central placement cell in which students placed in reputed multinationals, government Organisations, NGO's and the private sector. A few of the companies that took part in the 2014 placements were : Whirlpool India Pvt. Ltd, Wipro, AON Hewitt, Perkin Elmer, Medley Marketing Pvt Ltd etc. You can get other details about the courses, fees and faculty at CollegeDunia.
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