Type of College

Government

Accreditation & Recognition

UGC, NAAC with "A+" Grade

Established

1948

Affiliation

University of Delhi, New Delhi

About Miranda House, Delhi

Miranda House, New Delhi was established on 7th March 1948, by Sir Maurice Gwyer, the university vice-chancellor. It is a constituent college of the University of Delhi.

Considered as one of the premier colleges of Delhi, Miranda House was established to provide higher education to worthy candidates and prove to be a landmark in the years ahead.

The college is affiliated to the University of Delhi, New Delhi. It was also recognized by the University Grants Commission (UGC) under section 2(f) & 12(B) on 1st January 1956 under the UGC Act, 1956. The National Council for Teacher Education (NCTE), Jaipur has also recognised to offer a four years B.El.Ed. course.

Miranda House has also been approved by the All India Council for Techincal Course (AICTE), New Delhi. It has also been accredited by the National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC) with "A+" Grade (CGPA score 3.61 on a 4 point scale in the 1st cycle) on 2nd May 2017.

Miranda House is a women's government college. It is located in the urban part of Delhi. It is a grant-in-aid college and hence the fees and all the facilities that are to be provided to the students is decided by the government.

On 7th March 1948, Lady Edwina Mountbatten laid the foundation stone of the college. The college is built of red bricks. Walter Sykes George was the architect of the college and it is similar to other educational centres in India that were established in the colonial era.

The students of this college and the alumni are known as Mirandians. Miranda House has received many recognitions in every field at the national, state and city level under the University of Delhi, New Delhi.

Miranda House was rated as the best college in India by the National Institutional Ranking Framework in 2017.

The Ministry of Science and Technology of India has awarded the college the 'Star College' status for the Department of Biotechnology.

It is ranked as one of the top colleges in India for the humanities and science streams. It has more than 100 faculty members.

Under the University of Delhi, New Delhi, Miranda House provides graduate (three years) and undergraduate (two years) courses in the arts and science streams. The college also offers Ph.D. courses and add-on certificate courses.

Various exchange programmes with universities of foreign countries are conducted at the university. An International Languages School is also there that is responsible for providing certificate courses in European and Asian languages.

Unlike other colleges under Delhi University, Miranda House follows its own selection process. An online application process allows prospective candidates to fill in their academic achievements and interests. Only candidates who have registered with the University can apply 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 a vision to enrich the lives of the students so that they have successful careers, have fulfilling lives, develop strength of character, look at the world with a balanced perspective and an open mind, confidently encounter the challenges that they face in life, respect different cultures and they become able leaders of this country who have new ideas and can make a difference in the society

Mission:

  • The college has a mission to create an atmosphere in which young women who have a desire to make a mark in this world can develop their skills in a stimulating environment
  • The college does so by providing high-quality academic programmes in arts and science and co-curricular activities that serve the community, with the help of able faculty members who can mentor the students to become future leaders, who can come up with new ideas, take risks and bring about a positive change in 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 10th December 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 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
Science
Streams Mode Duration Eligibilty
Bachelor of Science (Honors) in Botany Full Time 3 Years 10+2
Bachelor of Science (Honors) in Chemistry Full Time 3 Years 10+2
Bachelor of Science (Honors) in Mathematics Full Time 3 Years 10+2
Bachelor of Science (Honors) in Physics Full Time 3 Years 10+2
Bachelor of Science (Honors) in Zoology Full Time 3 Years 10+2
Bachelor of Science in Life Sciences Full Time 3 Years 10+2
Bachelor of Science in Physical Sciences Full Time 3 Years 10+2
Master of Science in Anthropology Full Time 2 Years Bachelor's Degree
Master of Science in Botany Full Time 2 Years B.Sc
Master of Science in Chemistry Full Time 2 Years B.Sc
Master of Science in Mathematics Full Time 2 Years B.Sc
Master of Science in Physics Full Time 2 Years B.Sc
Master of Science in Zoology Full Time 2 Years B.Sc
Additional Courses
Stream Duration Eligibility
Add-On Certificate Courses:    
French 1 Year 10+2
Spanish 1 Year 10+2
German 1 Year 10+2
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  • 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
  • Bus Facility
  • Anti Ragging
  • Women Cell
  • Anti-Sexual Harassment Committee
  • Campus Security(24x7)
  • Public Transportation
  • Soft Skills Training
  • Women Empowerment Cell

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