Know Your College: Gargi College

“Beauty with Brains”, this phrase is true for Gargi girls. The college is home to a number of multi-talented and extremely beautiful divas who had made the college proud by leaving a mark on the industry, be it be Urvashi Rautela who has won the maximum number of beauty titles in pageant history or Huma Qureshi, a successful actress.

The college has become one of the leading institutes of the University of Delhi. It is definitely best college in South Campus welcoming only women students and nurturing education in different streams.

Gargi has been ranked 9th among Art colleges of India according to the India Today Survey and 7th in the Department of Sciences.

Courses Offered:

  1. Graduation
  • A. (Psychology Arts)
  • A. (Hons.) English
  • A. (Hons.) Sanskrit
  • A. (Hons.) Philosophy
  • A. (Hons.) History
  • A. (Hons.) Political Science
  • A. (Hons.) Hindi
  • A (Hons.) Applied Psychology
  • Com.
  • Com. (Hons.)
  • Sc. (Physical)
  • Sc. (Life Science)
  • Sc. (Hons.) Physics
  • A. in Computer Application
  • Sc. (Hons.) Zoology
  • Sc. (Hons.) Chemistry
  • Sc. (Hons.) Botany
  • Sc. (Hons) Microbiology
  • Bachelors of Elementary Education (B.El.Ed.)
  1. PG COURSES
  • A. in Political Science
  • A. in English
  • Sc. in Chemistry

Admission Process:

The college follows the same admission process along the reservation policy (27% OBC and 22.5% SC/ST) for all the courses as prescribed by the University.

As recommended by the committee, college provides up to 2% additional relaxation on the cutoff to female applicants who qualify under the OBC quota.

First Cut Off

Admission to undergraduate programme, 2017:

Course Name % Gen % OBC % SC % ST % PWD % KM Remarks
B.A. (Hons.) Applied Psychology 97 94 92 92 94 94
B.A. (Hons.) Economics 97.5 94 94 94 94 94
B.A. (Hons.) English 96 92.5 91.5 89.5 84.5 94.5
B.A. (Hons.) Hindi 85 82 80 80 80 80
B.A. (Hons.) History 92 88 85 85 82 85
B.A. (Hons.) Philosophy 86.5 81 72 72 72 83
B.A. (Hons.) Political Science 95 90 87 87 80 90
B.A. (Hons.) Sanskrit 50 45 45 45 45 45
B.A. Programme 92 88 87 87 85 85 Cutoff for different subject combinations varies between 89-92% . For details see college website.
B.Com. 96 90.5 88.5 80 82 90
B.Com. (Hons.) 97 91.5 90.5 85 85 92
B.Sc. (Hons.) Botany 92 89 80 80 60 90
B.Sc. (Hons.) Chemistry 94.66 94 89 84 70 89
B.Sc. (Hons.) Mathematics 96.5 94 91 90 90 92
B.Sc. (Hons.) Microbiology 95.3 92.3 89 87 92 92
B.Sc. (Hons.) Physics 95.66 94 89.66 85 70 90
B.Sc. (Hons.) Zoology 94 92 85 84 65 88
B.Sc. Life Sciences 90 87 79 78 60 87
B.Sc. Physical Sciences 89 88 82 79 68 87

Student societies:

  • NAZAKAT– Indian Dance Society
  • KSHITIJ-The Street Play Society
  • NAVDRISHTI
  • IRIS– The Photography Society
  • ENLIVEN– The Western Dance Society
  • EUPHONY– The Western Music Society
  • GLASS EYE– The Film Society
  • EQUAL OPPORTUNITY CELL
  • HUES– The Fine Arts Society
  • QED– The English Debating Society
  • SPARX– The Choreography Society
  • ECO-CLUB
  • SAMRAJINI– The Indian Music Society
  • SAMEEKSHA– Hindi Vaad-VivaadSamiti
  • UPSTAGE– The Dramatic Society
  • QUIZZITO
  • GANDHI STUDY CIRCLE
  • MARKETING SOCIETY
  • QUILLUMINATI– English Creative Writing Society
  • UNMUKTI– Women’s Development Cell

Notable Alumnae:

  • AlankritaSahai- Miss Diva Earth 2014
  • Huma Qureshi- Actress
  • Sonal Chauhan- Femina Miss India Tourism 2005, Miss World Tourism 2005, model and actress.
  • Urvashi Rautela- Miss Diva 2015
  • Sanya Malhotra- Actress
  • JanviAnand- Singer, Songwriter, Music Director

Sports took them to great heights:

Students of Gargi College 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.