Know Your College: Jesus and Mary College (JMC)

Jesus and Mary College (JMC) is an all girls college of Delhi University and it has been bestowing higher education in Arts and Commerce since it was established in 1968. It is located in Chanakya Puri and has a campus area of approx. 15 acres. JMC offers an all round education focusing on intellectual, cultural, social, aesthetic and spiritual development of students. It provides quality education and promotes humanity & solidarity.


Teaching and administrative block, library and multipurpose hall are three main buildings of JMC. The library is triple storeyed with a huge collection of books. The in-house gymnasium in the college is the unique feature in whole Delhi University and the college has well equipped laboratories. The campus provides facilities for sports such as lawn tennis, basketball, badminton, judo, cricket and net ball.

Courses Offered:

Undergraduate Courses-

  • B.Com(H)
  • B.Com(Prog)
  • BA(H) Economics
  • BA(H) English
  • BA(H) Hindi
  • BA(H) History
  • BA(H) Political Science
  • BA(H) Psychology
  • BA(H) Sociology
  • B.Sc(H) Mathematics
  • BA(Prog)
  • B.Voc
  • B.El.Ed

Postgraduate Courses-

  • MA(H) English
  • MA(H) Hindi

JMC is assigned as the study centre for IGNOU and has teaching staff from various colleges of University.

The college also offers certificate programs on first come first serve basis for a duration of 6 months.

  • Theatre Acting & Dramatics

  • Media Studies

  • Advertising & Marketing Communication

  • Camera & Photography


  • All India Catholic University Federation (AICUF)
  • Dance & Coreography Society(Mudra)
  • Indian Dance Society(Nrityanjali)
  • Fine Arts Society
  • Art & Architecture Society(Dastaan)
  • Film Appreciation Society
  • English Debating Society
  • Photography Society
  • Western Music Society(Echo)
  • Hindi Quiz Society
  • NCC & NSS
  • The Entrepreneurship Cell Society
  • Hindi Dramatic Society

Notable Alumni:

Alumni of JMC are independent and empowered women doing amazing jobs in their respective fields. Neha Dhupia is a renowned Bollywood Actress. Nistula Hebbar is a journalist and political correspondent. Priyanka Gandhi, daughter of former PM Rahul Gandhi. Manika Batra is an Indian Table Tennis player. Neeti Sachdeva is a developmental psychologist and writer.

What makes it special?

Accredited with ‘A grade’ by NAAC, JMC places around 80% of it’s students. The campus is well maintained and infrastructure is great in comparison with other Delhi University colleges. JMC sustains right amount of balance between academics and co-curricular activities providing it’s students the best of education and best of exposure.

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