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The University of Delhi also known as Delhi University or DU is a premier institution in India for Undergraduate and Postgraduate Education. Delhi University was established in 1922 and it has been continuously ranking as the top university in India. DU is home to the some of the top colleges of the country. Delhi University has 70 odd colleges affiliated to it offering a number of courses. Five departments namely chemistry, geology, zoology, sociology and history have been awarded the status of the Centres of Advanced Studies. These centres are known for the quality of education they provide and have carved a niche for themselves as centres of excellence in teaching and research in their respective areas. A large number of students apply at the time of Delhi University Admissions to get into these center

Check Out: First Cut Off List 2017 Arts, Commerce, Science {All Colleges}

Delhi University is famous for the Commerce, Arts and Science courses that it offers.  The India Today Group along with Nielsen comes up with a list of the best DU colleges every year. This year also they have come up with a list of top 10 Delhi University colleges for various streams like arts, commerce and science.

The list appears to be very surprising as many south campus colleges have been able to make it in the list this year. While, Acharya Narendra Dev College & Deen Dayal Upadhyay College makes their way to the top 10 DU colleges, Ramjas College has gone down the list.

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Here is the complete list of Delhi University top 10 colleges for various streams:

Arts : Top 10 DU colleges for Arts

1. St. Stephen’s College

2. Lady Shri Ram College For Women

3. Hindu College

4. Miranda House

5. Hansraj College

6. Ramjas College

7. Shri Ram College of Commerce (For Economics)

8. Indraprastha College For Women

9. Sri Venkateswara College

10. Jesus & Mary College

Science : Top 10 DU colleges for Science

1. St. Stephen’s College

2. Miranda House

3. Hindu College

4. Sri Venkateswara College

5. Hansraj College

6. Ramjas College

7. Gargi College

8. Acharya Narendra Dev College

9.  Deen Dayal Upadhyay College

10. SGTB Khalsa College

Commerce : Top 10 DU colleges for Commerce

1. Shri Ram College of Commerce

2. Lady Shri Ram College For Women

3. Hindu College

4. Hansraj College

5. Sri Guru Gobind Singh College of Commerce

6. Sri Venkateswara College

7. Jesus & Mary College

8. Ramjas College

9. Indraprastha College For Women

10. Shaheed Bhagat Singh College

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A bit about the Top Delhi University Colleges :

1. St. Stephen’s College

St. Stephen’s College is known for its high cutoffs. It follows its own admission procedure. Applications are wholly on-line. No printed form is available. The DU Admission process  followed by other colleges does not apply to St. Stephen’s. You can find their press release at the time of DU Admissions 2017 here.

2. Lady Shri Ram College For Women

In 2014, LSR was at the top of the list of Top Arts Colleges of University of Delhi. Lady Shri Ram College For Women started in 1956 and today it has approx. 2000 studying in it. The college campus is spread in a 15-acre (61,000 m2)  area in Lajpat Nagar in South Delhi,

3. Hindu College

A very well known Delhi University College. Founded in 1899, the college is also among the oldest colleges in Delhi. Hindu College has a long list of Notable Alumni like the famous Director Imtiaz Ali and Ajay Jadeja. The college has a number of societies which are tasked with organizing the department-specific co-curricular activities.

4. Miranda House

Miranda House is a residential college for women in Delhi University. The college campus is one of the most beautiful and largest campuses in DU. Miranda House has a very active placement cell. The college also has International collaborations and exchange programmes for the students of different departments.

5. Hansraj College

Hansraj College was founded by D.A.V College Managing Committee. With a strength of over 5000 students, it is also one of the largest constituent colleges of the University of Delhi. The college has produced a long and notable list of alumni which are prominent leaders in their respective fields both nationally and internationally.

6. Ramjas College

Ramjas College is one of the founding colleges of University of Delhi, along with Hindu College and St. Stephen’s College. Ramjas College is a North Campus college. The college is famous for its sports teams and it has Tie-ups with premier foreign universities.

7. Shri Ram College of Commerce 

Shri Ram College of Commerce, also known as SRCC is one of the institutions in India that does not require any introducion. SRCC is a very well known University of Delhi college, probably the most famous one. SRCC offers courses in Arts and Commerce Stream. The only Arts course offered by this top DU college is Economics. The college is the most sough after at the time when DU Cut offs are released

8. Indraprastha College For Women

Indraprastha College for Women or IP College is the oldest college in Delhi University for women. The college offers Graduate & Post-graduate courses and is among the most prestigious colleges in India. Indraprastha College is the only DU college to offer Bachelor in Mass Media and Mass Communication [BMMMC] degree.

9. Sri Venkateswara College

Sri Venkateswara College is a co-ed constituent college of the University of Delhi, located in the South Campus. It is a very prominent college with a lush green campus spread over a very large area. The college has a hostel but a large chunk of outstation students reside in  Satya Niketan, South Extension and Lajpat Nagar.

10. Jesus & Mary College

Jesus & Mary College also known as JMC is a women only college in the South Campus of DU. JMC is a minority college and has a 50% reservation for Catholic or other Christian students. The college is very well known for the quality of education that it provides and is a hub for co-curricular activities.

11. Gargi College

Gargi College is another women only South Campus college in DU. It was established in 1967. Gargi offers courses in Arts and Humanities, Commerce, Science and Education. The college is known for its academic excellence . The result of the last two years University examinations records 99% pass and about 45-50% first divisions in this college.

12. Acharya Narendra Dev College

Acharya Narendra Dev College established in 1991, is a very young college. It is the only college in Delhi University that is primarily for science. Acharya Narendra Dev College also offers part-time certificate and diploma courses in foreign languages such as French, German, Russian and Spanish.

13. Deen Dayal Upadhyay College

Deen Dayal Upadhyay College also known as DDUC was established in 1990. It is located at Shivaji Marg, Moti Nagar (New Delhi). Apart from the regular courses, DDUC also offers Bachelor of Management Studies (BMS) and Bachelor of Business Studies (BBS). BBS is a unique course being offered in only three colleges of the University for Delhi. There is no Delhi University Cut Offs for BBS but follows a National Level entrance test in which over 25000 students apply every year.

14. SGTB Khalsa College

Sri Guru Tegh Bahadur Khalsa College or SGTB Khalsa College is a North Campus college. It is one of the oldest and most prestigious institutes for Commerce and Economics in India and regularly features in the top commerce college rankings with B.Com(Hons) and Eco(Hons) being the most sought after courses. The cut offs of these courses last year stood at 97.5%.

15. Sri Guru Gobind Singh College of Commerce

Sri Guru Gobind Singh College Of Commerce (S.G.G.S.C.C) is a off campus co-educational DU College. The college offers the following courses:

  • Bachelor with Honours in Commerce.
  • Bachelor with Honours in Economics.
  • Bachelor in Commerce.
  • Bachelor of Technology in Computer Science.
  • Diploma in Business Journalism and Corporate Communication. or (D.B.J.C.C)
  • Post Graduate Diploma in International Marketing. or (P.G.D.I.M)
  • Bachelor of Business Economics. or (B.B.E.)

16. Shaheed Bhagat Singh College

Shaheed Bhagat Singh College (SBSC) is a co-educational institute of Delhi University. The college was ranked at number 17 for the best Commerce colleges in India in 2012. SBSC is a part of the South Campus and is located at Sheikh Sarai Phase II. The college is very well known for active and well functioning academic as well as extra curricular student-run societies.

The colleges in the lists above are the dream colleges that every student wants to get into. But according to us, the best college for you is the one that you get into. So, grab a seat as soon the DU Cut offs 2016 are out and you always have the option to migrate (take admission) in other colleges in later cut offs.


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