| After independence, the torch of his three Trusts was kept alive in India. In the field of education,|
one college was established at Karnaland another in Delhi by late Dewan Anand Kumar, an eminent
educationist and ex-Vice-Chancellor of Punjab University.
functioning in the capital as a constituent College of the University
Delhi in 1959 and was taken over by the University of Delhi as a
University maintained College in 1978.
The College is centrally located at Lodhi Road
in South Delhi in the
vicinity of Lodhi Gardens, Jawaharlal Nehru Sports Stadium , CII , WWF,
Safdarjung Tomb , Humayun Tomb, India Habitat Centre, India International
Centre, CGO Complex and many other institutions of national / international
During recent years, the College has registered an
impressive quantitative and
qualitative improvement. The quality of the incoming students and the
University results have shown a progressive upward movement; the addition
of essential amenities and other facilities for students has made the College
a prestigious institution for academic and co-curricular activities. The
College magazine, The “NEW STAR” provides a forum to the
students for expressing their views and reviewing the various activities
during the year.
Presently, the College is imparting education to
4600 students including foreign students in 19 courses
(including 2 post graduate courses) through 19 departments
consisting of over 200 well qualified faculty members and about
100 non teaching staff members.
The faculty of the College has been encouraged to take
interest in research programmes besides teaching and at present eight research
programmes are going on in the College in the departments of Physics, Chemistry,
Political Science and Commerce.
Presently, the College has the
following infrastructure ;
48 class rooms, including 07 eco friendly bamboo based classrooms
2. 18 Laboratories (including computer
3. A seminar hall with a seating capacity of
4. One open air amphitheatre with a seating capacity
An auditorium with a seating capacity of 210 with state of art
A well equipped library with over 96000 books, a large
number of periodicals and journals and
A spacious canteen.
The College has a generator for power back up
Security Lights for sufficient visibility during night
10. A 600
KVA Electric Panel
Synthetic basket ball court
computer with internet enabled laboratory for students and faculty
Furnished faculty Rooms
14. A prize
winning lush green lawn
During the last about one year the
following additions have been made to the College infrastructure:
10 portable class rooms, including 2 tutorial rooms
Court for cricket net practice / 6 courts for badminton / 2 courts for
New air conditioned computer laboratory with 80 computers linked through
optic fiber to University of Delhi.
Wi-fi enabled campus
CCTV surveillance of college campus
Disabled frindly toilets, ramps and lift
Projects in Progress
- Multi Storey Science Block (
7000 sqm covered area) after due approval of funds to the tune of Rs. 11.25
crores by University of Delhi
- Disabled Friendly College
Campus ( hand rails, ramps, toilets signages etc.)
- Repair and renovation works
in the college with grant Rs. 2 crores sanctioned by Delhi University
- Lush green lawns, rose
garden and rockery.
The College has been selected as one of the
Centres for evaluation of scripts of University Annual Examination and is also
providing infrastructure for conduct of classes for students of School of Open
Learning, University of Delhi.