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Indraprastha College for Women

31, Shamnath Marg, New Delhi, Delhi

1123954085, 1123962009, 9811017064

  • Established in1924
  • Approved by AICTE
  • Affiliated toUniversity of Delhi

Indraprastha College for Women (estd. 1924) is a constituent college of the University of Delhi and its oldest womens college. Founded as a part of a nation-wide campaign for women's education and empowerment it is located on a beautiful campus which is a recognized heritage site and a landmark of Delhi. It has an enrollment of approximately 3500 students in its UG and PG programs. The College offers a wide range of courses, which promotes interdisciplinary studies in the 3 streams of Humanities, Mathematical Sciences and Commerce. Two new courses, B.A. (Hons.) Sociology and B.A. (Hons.) Geography, would commence from the academic session July 2016 subject to clearance from the UGC. Uniquely, the College offers the Self-Financed BA (Hons) in Multimedia and Mass Communication (BMMMC). The College Student Services include a vigorous Diversity Integration Program. The College has a Need Blind Admission Policy and offers need based financial assistance to new entrants at the time of admission itself. The College is 100% barrier free and has a Under One Roof Enabling Unit (EU) and Equal Opportunity Cell (EOC). Apart from a proactive financial aid policy, it organizes courses in English and ICT skills for the EWS and PwD oriented skill training courses. The College publishes its Annual Report and Prospectus in Hindi and its website in Hindi has been activated at For advanced learners, the College has a Research Methodology Program. It is the only College to institute a UG Research Grant for innovative and original projects. It has an International Student Desk, North East Society and an active WDC with a Gender Sensitization Cell. It offers basic medical facilities with regular attendance of a Doctor and a Nurse and a Counsellor. The College has a mentorship program and a Career Guidance and Placement Cell. The College boasts of four Research and Learning Resource Centres. The Museum and Archives Learning Resource Centre with heritage and contemporary exhibits, the Translation and Translation Studies Centre for independent research and skill development. The Centre for Earth Studies and Centre for Interdisciplinary Studies are two new centres added in 2016. The College has two hostels, the 200 seater Kalavati Gupta Hostel and the Indraprastha College Women's Hostel which accommodates 170 students. (Since KG hostel is closed in academic session 2016-17 for renovation, a limited number of seats will be offered to the first year students in 2016-17. These will be notified later). The well-stocked Library has a book bank, a lift for disability access and the ICT centre with 80 computers. The College has its own studio and production centre with independent editing facilities, a hub for Community Radio with world-wide broadcast facilities through DUCR, an Audio-Visual Resource Centre, Seminar rooms, state-of-the-art Conference rooms, a fully air-conditioned Auditorium with 586 seating capacity, four Exhibition Foyers, well-equipped laboratories and other infrastructure to support its academic and co-curricular activities. It has vast playgrounds and Multi-Facility Sports Infrastructure with a Swimming pool, Climbing Wall, Walking Track, Gymnasium, Shooting Range, Fitness Centre and a sprawling sports complex. A wide range of extra-curricular activities are encouraged. The College has its own 26 seater bus.

Academic Facilities

  • Educational Tour

  • Digital Classes

  • Scholarships

  • Seats Reservation

  • Fee Refund Policy

  • Guest Lectures

  • Guidance Cell

  • Library Resources

  • Hi-tech Computer Lab

  • Hi-Tech Labs

Non-Academic Facilities

  • Sports

  • Hostel

  • Visitors Lounge

  • Auditorium

  • Motivational Camps

  • Annual Meet

  • Security

  • Defence Training

  • Cultural Activities

Other Facilities

  • Transport

  • Swimming Pool

  • Water Purifier

  • Wi fi Campus

  • Playground

  • Health Center

  • AC Classrooms

  • Canteen Provision

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