Type of College


Accreditation & Recognition

UGC, NAAC with "A" Grade




University of Delhi, New Delhi

About Kamala Nehru College

On 21st July 1964, Kamala Nehru College, New Delhi was also known as KNC was established in the memory of Kamala Nehru. It is a constituent college of the University of Delhi.

The college is affiliated with the University of Delhi, New Delhi and it was recognized by the University Grants Commission (UGC) under section 2(f) & 12(B) on 21st July 1966 under Act, 1956. It was accredited by the National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC) with "A" Grade (CGPA Score 3.33 on a 4 Point Scale in the 1st cycle) on 5th November 2016.

Kamala Nehru College, which was established as a women's college by the name Government College for Women was in its earlier days located in Defence Colony, Delhi. The college was later shifted to  Kranti Marg, New Delhi and renamed as Modern College for Women in 1966. The college was renamed as Kamala Nehru College, after Kamala Nehru, wife of Jawaharlal Nehru, in 1974.

The fees to be paid and the facilities to be provided to the students is decided by the government. The college has received many accolades at the national and state level in the field of education, sports, and extra-curricular activities. In 2017, India Today ranked it as the 28th best commerce college and the 16th best art college in the country.

KMC has entered into tie-ups with several universities in foreign countries for conducting exchange programmes. An International Languages School conducts certificate courses in Asian and European languages.

KMC has its own unique selection process for candidates who want to seek admission to this college. Students wanting to take admission to this college should fill in an online application form and register with the college. Before registering, these students should take into account their marks, either best of four or PCB or PCM, as specified by the college.

KMC also offers undergraduate courses spanning three years with various specializations, postgraduate courses spanning two years, diploma courses and add-on certificate courses in the fields of arts, commerce, and science under the University of Delhi, New Delhi.
Some of the postgraduate courses are conducted under the Credit and Semester System (CSS) and some of the undergraduate courses are conducted under the Choice Based Credit and Semester System (CBCSS) of the University of Delhi.

  • 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 20th July 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
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 Geography Full Time 3 Years 10+2
Bachelor of Arts (Honors) in Hindi 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 Philosophy Full Time 3 Years 10+2
Bachelor of Arts (Honors) in Political Science Full Time 3 Years 10+2
Bachelor of Arts (Honors) in Psychology Full Time 3 Years 10+2
Bachelor of Arts (Honors) in Sanskrit Full Time 3 Years 10+2
Bachelor of Arts (Honors) in Sociology 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 Philosophy Full Time 2 Years B.A
Master of Arts in Political Science Full Time 2 Years B.A
Master of Arts in Sanskrit Full Time 2 Years B.A
Streams Mode Duration Eligibilty
Bachelor of Commerce Full Time 3 Years 10+2
Bachelor of Commerce (Honors) Full Time 3 Years 10+2
Streams Mode Duration Eligibilty
Bachelor of Science (Honors) in Mathematics Full Time 3 Years 10+2
Additional Courses
Add-On Certificate Courses:
Certificate Course in French
Certificate Course in Ecotourism
  • 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
  • Conference Hall
  • N.C.C.
  • N.S.S.
  • Medical Facility
  • Counseling Centre
  • Outdoor Stadium
  • Common Rooms
  • Computer Lab
  • Cafeteria/Canteen
  • Anti Ragging
  • Women Cell
  • Anti-Sexual Harassment Committee
  • Campus Security(24x7)
  • Public Transportation
  • Soft Skills Training
  • Training





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