|Gargi College was established in 1967 and has currently on its rolls about 3500 students. It has progressed steadily to become one of the leading institutes of the University of Delhi. It is definitely the most sought after women’s college in South Delhi Campus for the Sciences. It is the only woman’s college in the South Campus that offers education in Four Streams, viz Sciences, Commerce and Arts, and a Teacher Training programme in Elementary Education. Post graduate programme is offered in English, Political Science and Chemistry. The college offers choice of subjects in 17 disciplines. An additional interdisciplinary course, B.A. (Hons) Business Economics, was introduced in 2007. In 2004 UGC conferred on the college the title, College with Potential for Excellence and bestowed a special grant to undertake research and community service projects. In 2009 the Department of Biotechnology, Ministry of Science & Technology, GOI awarded STAR College Grant.
Faculty: The College has over 180 members of the faculty and most of them hold doctorate degree. Some are engaged in Major Research programmes funded by UGC & DST. Faculty members are guiding M.Sc. and Ph.D. students and we have research collaboration both of national and international level. Not only faculty but our students are also publishing research papers.
Academic Performance: The result of the last two years’ University examinations records 99% pass and about 45-50% first divisions. On an average about 10 students obtain positions within the top 3 of the University of Delhi and about 35 within the top 5 of the South Campus.
Academic Activities: The College arranges inter-disciplinary seminars at national level every year. Research is encouraged even at the undergraduate level. Summer workshops are conducted regularly for science students. Students regularly make presentations in departmental activities. Infrastructure: We have good infrastructure facilities. All the class rooms and laboratories are well equipped. The whole campus is Wi-Fi enabled and this facility is available to all students and staff members. A newly built state of art auditorium and seminar hall with a seating capacity of 750 and 150 respectively,
Sports and Extra-curricular Activities: We have an enviously large sports field and we give professional training to our students in various sports. Our students have been selected to represent DU in state and national tournaments in Judo, basketball, Taekwondo-do, volleyball and Tennis. Last year Gargi College emerged chess champions of DU and the Judo team was runner up. This year the college won gold medal in athletics and Judo and emerged second in Tennis tournaments of DU.
Social Outreach Programmes: The NSS, NCC and Women’s Development Centre of the college arrange events that sensitize our students to gender, economic and other issues and provide them opportunities for rendering service to the underprivileged.
Self Development Programmes: The College has an active Photography club, Film Appreciation Club, Eco Club among others. Our students produce about 10 quarterly/annual newsletters from diverse departments and an annual magazine.
Add-on Courses: The college offers courses in two series: 1) Expanding Horizons: Historical Tourism, E-governance, Education for Peace, Theatre Workshop, Vedic Mathematics, Professional Ethics, Introduction to Bioinformatics and Bio-technology among others; 2) Career Oriented Courses such as Banking & Financial Services and Advertising & Marketing Communication. Open to students of other colleges, this facility provided by Gargi College has received wide appreciation.
|Dr. (Mrs.) Promila Kumar (Acting Principal)
|Siri Fort Road,
New Delhi – 110049
|Fax: 26494215, 26491490
|Prof. Pradeep Kumar Burma (Chairperson)||Department of Genetics, South Campus, DU, New Delhi|
|Mr. Khan V. S.||Administrative Officer||26497697|
|Mr. V. S. Khan||A.O||26497697|
|Mr. Deepak Chandra||A.O||26494544|