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Delhi University

Located in the capital city of India, New Delhi, the Delhi University is one of the most prestigious institutes in the country. It is one of the largest universities in the world with about 300,000 students taking classes on a variety of courses as offered here. The Delhi University is funded by the Government of India and is thereby a central university and its Chancellor is the Vice President of India.

The University of Delhi was founded in the year 1922 with just 3 colleges in its domain. Today, there are about 70 colleges under the University of Delhi. These Colleges of Delhi are primarily recognized as colleges of North Campus and South Campus depending on their location and vicinity. Region wise these colleges are segregated as the colleges of North Delhi, West Delhi, East Delhi and South Delhi, respectively.

The Delhi University offers more than a hundred courses at the under graduate and post graduate levels specializing in the Science, Humanities, Social Sciences, Law, Management Studies and even Hindustani Classical Music.

Some of the most reputed colleges of Delhi are:
  • St. Stephen’s College
  • Sri Venkateswara College
  • Kirori Mal College
  • Hindu College
  • Maitreyi College
  • Jesus and Mary College
  • Sri Ram College of Commerce
The Delhi University is also famous for its certificate and diploma level courses besides the M. Phil and International languages courses.

Distance and online education facilities are also facilitated by the Delhi University and many of the colleges also features evening and day classes for students to pick up their preference of timings according to their convenience and facilities.

The University of Delhi also facilitates for hostel facilities across its 9 hostels, catering to its outstation students. A distinguished panel of faculty members strives to impart world class education and maintain the high standards that distinguish the Delhi University from the other universities of the country.

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