Type of College

Government

Accreditation & Recognition

UGC, NAAC with "A+" Grade

Established

1948

Affiliation

University of Delhi, New Delhi

About Hansraj College

Established on 26th July 1948, in the memory of Mahatma Hansraj, Hansraj College in North Delhi is a constituent college of the University of Delhi, and managed by the largest non-government educational body of India, the DAV Managing Committee.

The founder of the DAV College, Lahore, Mahatma Hansraj was a pioneer as far as the field of education is concerned. It was established to provide higher education to deserving candidates and become a landmark in the field of education.

Hansraj College 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 1st January 1971 under the UGC Act, 1956.

It was accredited by the National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC) with "A+" Grade (CGPA score 3.62 on a 4 point scale in the 1st cycle) on 12th September 2017.

Hansraj College aims at keeping its institutional practices up to date in order to meet the demands of the ever-changing knowledge society. It also aims at empowering its students with social skills and intellectual resources to become a success in the ever-changing world.

Located in the urban part of Delhi, Hansraj College is a co-educational college that provides regular courses and has been playing a significant role in imparting higher education to students. It is a grant-in-aid college and as such, the facilities provided to the students and the fees structure are decided by the government.

Originally started as an educational institution for men, the college was made co-educational in the year 1978. Hansraj College has been ranked the second-best college of Delhi University after Shri Ram College of Commerce (SRCC) in commerce and after St. Stephen's College in science.

During the celebration of the college's 69th Foundation Day, industrialist Naveen Jindalan, an alumnus of this college announced that the college would get the privilege of being the first college to hoist the national flag on its premises.

Hansraj College has received many awards and recognition at the city, state, and national level in the fields of sports, extracurricular activities and academics under the University of Delhi, New Delhi. Hansraj College, for many years, has been ranked among the top ten colleges of India in all spheres.

At Hansraj College, undergraduate courses (three years) and postgraduate courses (two years) are conducted in the science, commerce and arts streams. Various specializations are also offered under Delhi University. Add-on certificate courses and Ph.D. courses are also offered.

Hansraj College hosts a teaching centre for the Non-Collegiate Women's Education Board (NCWEB). This board attempts at providing an undergraduate degree from Delhi University to those young women who cannot attend a regular college due to various reasons.

NCWEB conducts classes on Saturdays and Sundays, which leaves the students to carry on with activities of their choice and follow their dreams in their own way on other days. Guest faculties conduct classes at NCWEB. The courses offered at NCWEB are B.A. and B.Com (three years).

Hansraj College conducts many exchange programmes in collaboration with universities from foreign countries. The college also has an International Languages School that is in charge of providing certificate courses in Asian and European languages.

Hansraj College has its own unique selection process. An online application process enables the prospective applicants to fill in their academic achievements and interests.

Only those who have registered with the university are eligible for admission to the college. To get admission to this college, candidates should take into account their percentage marks, i.e., best of four/PCB/PCM, whichever is applicable. They must make sure that the cut-off percentage that is declared by the college is adhered to in case of admission to different courses.

Various examinations are held at the college. These are the university exams of different courses and also exams conducted by the University of Delhi, New Delhi.

Vision:

  • The college has the vision to provide education to women to empower them, to be a leader in providing knowledge and content, to become a centre of technology, culture, knowledge, skills, service, and research and to continue exploring and expanding globally and locally

Mission:

  • Hansraj College is on a mission to provide holistic education by providing the best of western knowledge and also remaining rooted in our Indian culture; to spread education in order to remove illiteracy and ignorance; to develop individuals who are culturally accomplished, socially concerned, morally upright, emotionally balanced, physically well-developed and intellectually well-informed; to create awareness about social welfare; to motivate students to fight against outdated customs and practices like regionalism, female infanticide, gender bias, child marriage, dowry, caste system, etc. and to nurture young minds to think fast, big and much ahead of times, develop humanistic passions and care for the weaker sections of the society
  • 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) on 5th August 2015 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 like Cricket, Football, Volleyball, Hockey, Badminton and so on
  • 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
  • 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 also provides NCC training to its students. The NCC cadets attend different camps and earn pride for themselves and for the college
  • 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
  • The college consists Women Cell to help female students. This cell helps and guides girls to sort out from their personal problem and avoid them from any harassment
  • The college consists of Women Empowerment Cell for aiming at intellectual and social upliftment of the female students, the cell stands for facilitating women's empowerment through guest lectures, seminars, awareness programs, other welfare activities and to analyze underlying causes through research to women discrimination and to generate awareness
Levels of study
Arts
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 Hindi Full Time 3 Years 10+2
Bachelor of Arts in Sanskrit Full Time 3 Years  10+2
Master of Arts in English Full Time 2 Years B.A
Master of Arts in Hindi Full Time 2 Years B.A
Master of Arts in History Full Time 2 Years B.A
Master of Arts in Sanskrit Full Time 2 Years B.A
Commerce
Streams Mode Duration Eligibilty
Bachelor of Commerce (Honors) Full Time 3 Years 10+2
Master of Commerce Full Time 2 Years B.Com
Additional Courses
Stream Duration
Add-On Courses in Film & Media:  
Radio Jockeying, Anchoring & TV Journalism 3 Months
Acting and Filmmaking 6 Months
Mass Communication, Advertising & Marketing 6 Months
Add-On Courses in Robotics & Automation:  
Robotics and Automation Level 1 3 Months
Robotics and Automation Level 2 3 Months
Add-On Foreign Language Courses:  
French N/A
Spanish N/A
German N/A
  • Library
  • Sports
  • Hostel
  • Laboratories
  • Internet
  • Auditorium
  • Classroom
  • Placement
  • Scholarship
  • Workshop
  • Wi-Fi
  • Seminar Halls
  • CCTV Surveillance System
  • Playground
  • Curricular Activities
  • Reading Rooms
  • Indoor Stadium
  • Multipurpose Hall
  • UPS
  • Conference Hall
  • N.S.S.
  • Medical Facility
  • Counseling Centre
  • Outdoor Stadium
  • Common Rooms
  • Students Welfare Fund
  • Computer Lab
  • Cafeteria/Canteen
  • Guidance
  • Anti Ragging
  • Women Cell
  • Anti-Sexual Harassment Committee
  • Campus Security(24x7)
  • Public Transportation
  • Soft Skills Training
  • Women Empowerment Cell

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