Colleges in Delhi University South Campus:
Founded in 1922 by an Act of the Central Legislative Assembly, the University of Delhi or DU as it popularly called was established in New Delhi. It is presently one of the largest universities not only in India but also the world. Delhi University comprises of 16 faculties and 86 departments which are spread all over Delhi. The University has 77 affiliated colleges and 5 institutes under its aegis. The chancellor of the University is the Vice President of the country. The President of India is the Visitor while the chief Justice of India is the Pro-Chancellor of the University. The University’s chemistry, geology, zoology, sociology and history departments have been awarded the status of Centre’s of Advanced Studies.
The University of Delhi has 75 courses running under the 3 year undergraduate program. It offers 70 post graduate degrees, M.Phil in 28 subjects, 90+ certificate courses, 28 Diploma Courses and 15 advanced diploma courses.
Delhi University is divided into the North and the South Campus. The South Campus was started in 1973 keeping in mind the growing population. It is located at Benito Juarez Marg, near Dhaula Kuan. It is spread across 69 acres.
- Lady Shri Ram College
- Gargi College
- Aryabhatta College
- Atma Ram Sanatan Dharma College
- College of Vocational Studies
- Ramanujan College
- Deshbandhu college
- Dyal Singh College
- Jesus and Mary College
- Maitreyi College
- Moti Lal Nehru College
- Ram Lal Anand College
- Pannalal Girdharlal Dayanand Anglo Vedic College
- Sri Aurobindo College
- Shaheed Bhagat Singh College
- Delhi College of Arts and Commerce
- Sri Venkateswara College
- Shivaji College
- Rajdhani College
- Acharya Narendra Dev College.
Apart from these the South Campus has all the major departments of various subjects that include biochemistry, biophysics, business economics, electronic science, English, financial studies, genetics, Hindi, history, informatics, management studies, math’s, microbiology, operational research, philosophy, plant molecular biology, pol sc, psychology and Sanskrit. There is a center for Canadian studies, center for genetic manipulation of crop plants, interdisciplinary center for plant genomics, biotech center, and center for genetically modified plants. The south campus has all the major infrastructure.