Know Your College: Hindu College

First thing that comes to mind when asked about Hindu College is its annual fest, “Mecca”. The college is considered as one the best colleges of North Campus of DU. Everything is special about being a Hinduite. There societies offer a wide range of options to the students and are very active cells. The faculty of the college is very much student-friendly.

Hindu College,University of Delhi

The college has been awarded the ‘Star College’ status for its Department of Biotechnology, by the Ministry of Science and Technology of India. Hindu College was ranked fourth among colleges in India by the National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF) in 2018.

Nearest metro station: Vishwavidyalaya Metro Station

Courses Offered

Graduation

  • B. A. (Hons) Economics
  • B. A. (Hons) English
  • B. A. (Hons) Hindi
  • B. A. (Hons) History
  • B. A. (Hons) Music
  • B. A. (Hons) Philosophy
  • B. A. (Hons) Political Science
  • B. A. (Hons) Sanskrit
  • B. A. (Hons) Sociology
  • B. A. Programme
  • B. Com. (Hons)
  • B. Sc. Physical Sciences
  • B. Sc. (Hons) Botany
  • B. Sc. (Hons) Chemistry
  • B. Sc. (Hons) Mathematics
  • B. Sc. (Hons) Physics
  • B. Sc. (Hons) Statistics
  • B. Sc. (Hons) Zoology

Post Graduation

  • M. A. English
  • M. A. Hindi
  • M. A. History
  • M. A. Mathematics
  • M. A. Political Science
  • M. A. Sanskrit
  • M. Com.
  • M. Sc. Botany
  • M. Sc. Chemistry
  • M. Sc. Mathematics
  • M. Sc. Operational Research
  • M. Sc. Physics
  • M. Sc. Zoology

Certificate and diploma courses in foreign languages are also offered.

Admission Procedure:

The college follows the same admission process along the reservation policy (27% OBC and 22.5% SC/ST) for all the courses as by the University. As prescribed by the university entrance tests will be held for entry to some courses.

 

First Cut-Off List

Admissions to Undergraduate Programme, 2017-2018

 

 S. No. Courses General OBC SC ST PwD Kashmiri Migrants Remarks
1. B.A. Programme 96% 94% 92% 90% 92% 94% Change of stream disadvantage 3% Adv. For Sanskrit

7%

2. B.A. (Hons.) Economics 97.5% 95.5% 93% 92% 95% 96.75%
3. B.A. (Hons.) English 97.5% 96% 93.75% 94.5% 94.5% 95.5%
4. B.A. (Hons.) Hindi 92% 90% 89% 84% 89% 90%
5. B.A. (Hons.) History 96.5% 96% 95.75% 95.75% 95.25% 95.25%
6. B.A. (Hons.) Philosophy 93% 91% 89% 89% 89% 91%
7. B.A. (Hons.) Political Science 96.75% 94.75% 93.75% 93.75% 93.75% 94.75%
8. B.A. (Hons.) Sanskrit 74% 67% 68% 68% 67% 70%
9. B.A. (Hons.) Sociology 96.25% 94% 93% 94% 92% 94%
10 B. Com (Hons.) 97.50% 95% 91.75% 87.75% 89% 87.50%
11. B.Sc. (Hons.) Botany 95.33% 93.66% 91.66% 91.66% 90% 95%
12. B.Sc. (Hons.) Chemistry 96.33% 95% 90% 89% 87% 87%
13. B.Sc. (Hons.) Mathematics 97% 96% 95% 93.5% 93.5% 95%
14. B.Sc. (Hons.) Physics 96.66% 96% 92% 88% 88% 94%
15. B.Sc. (Hons.) Statistics 96.75% 95% 93% 90% 93% 95%
16. B.Sc. (Hons.) Zoology 96.33% 95.33% 94.66% 92% 90% 94%
17 B.Sc. Physical Sciences with Chemistry 93% 92% 87% 80% 80% 85%
18. B.Sc. Physical Science with Electronics 94% 92% 86% 80% 80% 90%

 

Live your life as a Hinduite!

Hindu college gives you room to become a part of its esteemed societies as per your interest. These societies are managed by the students and are supervised by the teachers in order to groom the students in their respective fields.

  • Aarambh – The Western Dance Society
  • Abhirang – The Hindi Dramatics Society
  • Abhyas – The Internship Cell
  • Abstractions – The Fine Art Society
  • Adhrita – The Classical Dance Society
  • Alankar – The Indian Music Society
  • Ankur – Society for the Needs of the Differently Abled
  • Aria – The Western Music Society
  • Caucus – The Discussion Forum
  • Earthlings – The Wildlife Society
  • Enactus
  • English Debating Society
  • Friends Corner
  • Ibtida – The Dramatics Society
  • Panchtatva – The Environmental Society
  • Manthan – The Quizzing Society
  • Masque – The English Dramatics Society
  • Nakshtra – The Fashion Society
  • NCC – National Cadet Corps
  • NSS – National Social Service
  • Srijya – The Choreography Society
  • Samhita – The Language, Literature and Cultural Society
  • The Science Forum
  • Scribe – The Creative Writing Society
  • Spic Macay – Society for the Promotion of Indian Classical Music And Culture
  • Symposium – Parliament of the Republic of Hindu College
  • Vivre– The Film and Photographic Society
  • Vagmi
  • The Finance & Investment Cell

 

Notable Alumni:

The college has a well-known alumnus.

Following are few of the Hindu College Notable Alumni-

  • Aakash Chopra, Indian Cricketer
  • Abhishek Chaubey, Film director
  • Adarsh Shastri, former Sales Head, Apple Inc. India & Political Activist of AamAadmi Party
  • Ajay Jadeja, Indian Cricketer
  • Amitava Kumar, Journalist & Professor of English at Vassar College
  • Anil Shorey, Infantry Officer in Indian Army & Writer
  • Arjun Rampal, Actor
  • AnkurWarikoo, Angel investor & Co-founder and CEO of NearBuy
  • Arnab Goswami, Editor-in-Chief of Times Now
  • Bipan Chandra, Historian & Professor of Modern History at Jawaharlal Nehru University
  • Brahma Chellaney, Author & Professor at Centre for Policy Research
  • Deep Dasgupta, Indian Cricketer
  • GautamGambhir, Indian Cricketer
  • Hardeep Singh Puri, Indian Foreign Service Officer & Permanent Representative of India to the United Nations
  • Ila Patnaik, Principal Economic Advisor, Ministry of Finance of India
  • Imtiaz Ali, Film director
  • Imran Zahid, Actor
  • KadambariMurali, Editor-in-Chief of Sports Illustrated India
  • KavitaRamdas, President and CEO of Global Fund for Women
  • Leela Gandhi, Professor of English at University of Chicago
  • LoveleenTandan, Film director
  • Luv Ranjan, Film director
  • Manish Tiwary, Film director
  • Manoj Kumar, Actor
  • ManvinderBisla, Indian Cricketer
  • Mayanti Langer, Journalist
  • MeenakshiLekhi, National Spokesperson of BhartiyaJanta Party
  • Mira Aggarwal, Politician & Mayor of Delhi
  • Mirza FarhatullahBaig, Urdu Writer
  • Papiya Ghosh, Historian & Professor of History at University of Patna
  • PrithviNathDhar, Principal Secretary to Prime Minister Office, India
  • Rana Hemant Singh, titular Maharaj Rana of Dholpur
  • Rao Inderjit Singh, Minister of State, India
  • Rekha Bhardwaj, Singer
  • Roshan Abbas, Presenter
  • Siddhartha Basu, Businessman
  • SonamWangchuk, Colonel in Indian Army & Recipient of MahaVir Chakra Gallantry Award
  • Subramanian Swamy
  • Tabu Ram Taid, Author
  • Tahir Raj Bhasin, Actor
  • Tisca Chopra, Actress
  • Tuhin Sinha, Writer
  • Vinod Rai, 11th Comptroller and Auditor General of India
  • Vishal Bhardwaj, Film director & Music composer

You shouldn’t miss this at any cost!!

Hindu College’s annual cultural fest ‘Mecca’, is a very well-known college fest of Delhi University. It has carved its own niche over the last 40 years.

Mecca is the only stage which got the priviledge of hosting live performances of distinguished personas like Jagjit Singh, Daler Mehndi, Mohit Chauhan, Rekha Bhardwaj, Vishal-Shekhar, Saleem-Suleman, Javed Akhtar and many such distinguished artists. With every hand waving, every leg shaking and spirits knowing no bounds, Mecca has been exceeding expectations since its very inception.

And as the Hinduities say, “YEH NHI DEKHA TOKYA DEKHA”.