Know Your College: Lakshmibai College

Lakshmibai College is a constituent college of the University of Delhi that provides higher education to women only. It was established in 1965 and named in honor of Rani Lakshmibai of Jhansi, the fearless warrior and patriot. The college is run by the Government of Delhi, and is located in the neighborhood of Ashok Vihar. It is well-connected through several metro stations and bus-routes.

The college is proud of its red-brick buildings, lawns adorned with trees and flowers, well-maintained sports grounds, staff-quarters, wireless Internet access under the University Wide Networking Programme, supplementary audio-video gadgets, a modern fully automated library using Libsys software, two well-equipped computer labs and an active placement cell.

USP of the college is its ID card management system which helps connect to the library as well as the canteen. No need to carry cash just pays by your ID card balance.

Course Offered:

Bachelor Programs

  • B.A. (Hons) Economics
  • B.A. (Hons) English
  • B.A. (Hons) Hindi
  • B.A. (Hons) History
  • B.A. (Hons) Philosophy
  • B.Sc. (Hons) Mathematics
  • B.A. (Hons) Political Science
  • B.A. (Hons) Sanskrit
  • B.Com. (Hons)
  • B.Com.(Programme)
  • B.A.(Programme)
  • B.A. (H) Business Economics (Under Self Finance Scheme)

Masters Programs

  • M.A. Philosophy
  • M.A. Political Science
  • M.A. Sanskrit

Add-on and short term certificate courses are also offered.

Admission Procedure

The college follows the same admission process along the reservation policy (s27% OBC and 22.5% SC/ST) for all the courses as by the University. Special leveraged is given to the blind students.


“All work and no play makes Jack a dull boy”, so yes, Lakshmibai college offers a wide range of extracurricular activities for the students to find out their hidden talents by being a part of the following student groups:

  • English Literary and Cultural Society
  • Debating Society(English)
  • Hindi Dramatic Society
  • Hindi Literary and Debating Society
  • Fine Arts Society
  • Music and Dance Society
  • Mathematics Society
  • Punjabi Literary and Cultural Society
  • Women`s Development Centre
  • Gandhi Study Circle
  • Sanskrit Literary and Debating Society
  • Western Music Society
  • Commerce Society (Comspect)
  • NCC
  • NSS
  • Words Unlimited
  • Navrang

Notable Alumni

Sports, as a facility, enjoys to be the Hallmark of Lakshmibai College. The college have obtained supreme position in sports in DU, after travelling a long way. Beginning from the Inter-College, Inter-University, State and National, many of our students have become international. To name a few,

Ms. Jyoti Lohiya is International Wrestler and Bharat Kesari; and Ms. Sushma represented India in XIX Commonwealth Games 2010; Sunita, Pushpa & Rekha are International athletes; Ritu Dhruv is an international cricketer; and our faculty Dr. Seema Kaushik is an international master athlete.

What makes it Special?

The college infrastructure is still developing but there are few things that makes it one of the finest DU colleges in North Campus. The college canteen caters nearly all cuisines in pocket friendly prices, starting from parathas to chilli potatoes, every item is a must to try especially when it won’t cost you more than Rs. 30.

The faculty of the college consists of experienced and friendly teachers who are always ready to help the students academically and professionally. Sit with them and let your queries be answered by them in the best way possible. They are more friends than teachers!

The placement cell of our college, “Wings” is in itself an important part. An active placement cell with a good placement record is something every student aspires for!

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