Type of College

Government - Aided

Accreditation & Recognition

UGC, NAAC with "B+" Grade




University of Delhi, New Delhi

About Delhi College of Arts & Commerce

Established on 8th August 1987, Delhi College of Arts and Commerce, Delhi (DCAC) is a constituent college of the University of Delhi. The institute was established with the support of the Delhi Administration and governed by the Salwan Trust. The Govt. of NCT, Delhi finances it partially (five percent).

Delhi College of Arts and Commerce, Delhi is affiliated to the University of Delhi, New Delhi and it was recognized by the University Grants Commission (UGC) under section 2(f) & 12(B) on 3rd April 1989 under Act, 1956.

On 25th June 2017, Delhi College of Arts and Commerce, Delhi was re-accredited by the National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC) with "B+" Grade (CGPA Score 2.52 on a 4 Point Scale in the 1st cycle).

Delhi College of Arts and Commerce is a grant-in-aid college and so the facilities to be provided to the students and the fees to be paid are decided by the government. In July-August 1989, the institute was the first college to start an honors programme of three years in journalism in Delhi University.

DCAC offers eighteen undergraduate courses in total. On the completion of these, the college awards  Bachelor with Honours. Students can choose from various paper options under the FYUP mode and the CBCS mode. There are also several self-financed and add-on courses offered by the institute.

The institute has also entered into a collaboration with the National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC) and the Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas Yojana Scheme.

DCAC has its own unique selection process. Students seeking admission to the institute have to register online and take an admission test conducted by the college. The cut-off marks for being eligible for the test are specified by the college every year.

The institute conducts various types of examinations in the premises of the college. These range from examinations conducted by the Delhi University to the examinations of various courses.

  • The college has a vibrant campus life with a wide range of opportunities to fill your free time
  • The college has an impressive and pollution-free campus with panoramic green surroundings, elegant landscaping and beautiful flower-beds
  • The college has separate individual departments for all subjects with young, dynamic faculty and non-teaching staff and with good results
  • The college has the most eminent Faculty members and they are really well qualified, experienced and truly committed towards enhancement and development of the students
  • The college has well-equipped with modern facilities like library, laboratory, classrooms, computer lab, seminar halls, hostel, canteen, multipurpose halls, playground etc.
  • A sufficient number of classrooms with varying sizes are made available for the smooth conduct of different classes in the college
  • The college has a library with a good number of books (both text and reference) on various subjects to meet the needs of the students as well as the teachers with reading room facility. Daily Newspapers and selected journals are also regularly subscribed
  • State of the Art Laboratories with sufficient space and all the necessary equipment are made available to various departments
  • The college has taken up the responsibility of imparting necessary, effective and practical education to the students so that they can reach great heights and attain maximum achievements in their life
  • The college has established an Internal Quality Assurance Cell (IQAC) in March 2014 to assure the quality of the college and also details regarding submission of Annual Quality Assurance Reports (AQAR) to NAAC annually
  • Internet facilities may be availed by the students and teachers as per their needs
  • The Transportation facility is available for students
  • The college has a significant presence in the field of research. A number of major & minor research projects are awarded to the faculty members by the UGC and other bodies
  • The college has a large playground with well-equipment for different sports
  • A medical facility has been available in the college for the benefit of the students
  • State Government and Central Government offers a number of scholarships to the meritorious students and the students belonging to SC / ST / OBC
  • The institution has provided ICT facilities like computers, projectors, audio-visual gadgets, scanners and printers to the departments and also other aids and a huge number of availability of books for effective delivery of curriculum and for inculcating the knowledge of the subject
  • A special complaint cell (Sexual Harassment Cell) has been formed for the female students in the college. Students can directly complain orally or by written application to the head of the cell. Apart from this, Ragging is strictly prohibited on the college campus
  • The college also provides NCC training to its students. The NCC cadets attend different camps and earn pride for themselves and for the college
  • To sharpen the skill of students and their personality development, various curricular and extra-curricular activities are the regular features of the institution
  • The college Unit NSS Wing performs different type of social services within and outside of the area
  • The college also organizes workshops, seminars, and conferences for improving teaching skills and methodology
Levels of study
Streams Mode Duration Eligibilty
Bachelor of Arts Full Time 3 Years 10+2
Bachelor of Arts (Honors) in Economics Full Time 3 Years 10+2
Bachelor of Arts (Honors) in English Full Time 3 Years 10+2
Bachelor of Arts (Honors) in History Full Time 3 Years 10+2
Bachelor of Arts (Honors) in Journalism Full Time 3 Years 10+2
Bachelor of Arts (Honors) in Political Science Full Time 3 Years 10+2
Streams Mode Duration Eligibilty
Bachelor of Commerce Full Time 3 Years 10+2
Bachelor of Commerce (Honors) Full Time 3 Years 10+2
Additional Courses
Add-On Courses:
Basic Course in Mass Media
Certificate Course in French
Certificate Course in German
Certificate Course in Spanish
Diploma Course in Mass Media (Hindi)
Diploma in Spanish Language.

This college offers more courses in various stream categories including with optional specializations. To know more about courses, please visit the official website i.e. dcac.du.ac.in

  • Library
  • Sports
  • Hostel
  • Laboratories
  • Internet
  • Auditorium
  • Bank/ATM
  • Classroom
  • Placement
  • Scholarship
  • Workshop
  • Wi-Fi
  • Seminar Halls
  • CCTV Surveillance System
  • Playground
  • Curricular Activities
  • Reading Rooms
  • Indoor Stadium
  • Multipurpose Hall
  • Conference Hall
  • N.C.C.
  • N.S.S.
  • Medical Facility
  • Counseling Centre
  • Outdoor Stadium
  • Common Rooms
  • Students Welfare Fund
  • Computer Lab
  • Cafeteria/Canteen
  • Anti Ragging
  • Anti-Sexual Harassment Committee
  • Public Transportation
  • Soft Skills Training





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