Deshbandhu College Delhi University

Deshbandhu College Delhi University was inaugurated in the year 1952 by the Ministry of Rehabilitation, in the remembrance of Late LalaDeshbandhu Gupta – a veteran freedom fighter. The college made a humble opening with just 72 students and courses like Prep(arts), Prep(science), and Pre-medical. Afterward, the college was switched to the ministry of education and later taken over by the University of Delhi.

Presently, Deshbandhu College Delhi University is a fully upheld constituent college of the University of Delhi. Moreover, it has the stature of being the oldest and the biggest co-educational institution in South Delhi publicizing Arts, Commerce, and Science courses. The college proposes seven postgraduate and eighteen undergraduate courses in disciplines.

The course ranging from languages/literature, history, political science, economics, commerce to all the important sectors of science and mathematics. Significantly, it caters to over 4500 students every year. Deshbandhu College Delhi University is well-equipped with all infra-structural/academic assistance that a pupil expects.

The campus of Deshbandhu College has a variety of fascinating infrastructure with an Administrative slab, Dr. B.R. Ambedkar block, Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam block, Swami Vivekananda Auditorium, a huge library, and with well-prepared laboratories, together with students’ common rooms, gymnasium, canteen, photocopy, web access center, medical room, banking facility, a seminar hall, botanical garden and many more.

Deshbandhu College facilitates the group of seminars, lectures, workshops, sports activities, N.S.S., N.C.C., and other co-curricular activities. Every student discovers his/her expression through College students’ union. Deshbandhu College also sponsors a number of scholarships and financial assistance to meritorious and needy students every year. Furthermore, The Career- counseling and Placement Cell of the college empowers suitable employment opportunities to graduating pupils through campus recruitment.

There are also some significant cells for the betterment of different sections of the society such as Equal Opportunity Cell, SC-ST Cell, OBC Cell, and North-East Cell.

The College and the personnel offer a good setting to the student. And, gives inclination to their psychological/academic needs. This builds an informal, close-knit, friendly, and supportive environment that encourages hard work and intellectual achievement of college students.

Deshbandhu college Delhi University believes in academics and excellence in extracurricular workouts. College provides opportunities to fetch students’ talents in various areas as actors, singers, writers, painters, journalists, artists, social workers, and political activists. thus Deshbandhu fulfills students’ aspirations and shaping them into excellent human beings.

Deshbandhu college grants fee concession to a maximum of 20% of the total number of students on its rolls every year. Also, Fee concession is awarded to deserving students who apply on a prescribed form available in the college office. Moreover, information regarding freeships granted by the State Government is put on the notice board from time to time.

Under the National Loan Scholarship Scheme, those students who have obtained a first division (60% marks or more) in their last examination can apply for a loan scholarship through the college. In addition, the college has a financial assistance fund with the objective of extending financial assistance to needy students.


• Best courses offered by Deshbandhu College

Deshbandhu College offers multiple courses from Science, Commerce, and the arts. However, the best course among them is- BA. (Political Science Hon., Mathematics Hon.) and BSc.

NAAC Grading and NIRF Ranking

Deshbandhu College has accredited with B++ NAAC grade with 2.8 points. It is indexed 96th across India by NIRF in 2020.

Fees Range

The fees range depends upon the choice of your course. However, as Deshbandhu College is affiliated with the Central Government, the courses have nominal fees. It ranges from 9000 to 20000.
• Fun Facts about Deshbandhu College
Regularly NDTV India visits Deshbandhu College for putting forward the opinion of youth on various issues. Many of the students personally also got a chance to visit India TV and NDTV studios at no cost.
As the college is one of the major hubs for DUSU elections, you will see some really big political faces in our college (Students have seen Anurag Thakur from a 1 ft. distance).

Placement companies that come to Deshbandhu College

Many companies visit the college. Among them, the topmost are Amazon, Collegedunia, and Genpact. Also, there is an effective placement cell in college ‘CYFLE’, and they did a great job from the last 2 years be it performing employability workshops, internship fairs, formal placement on-campus drives, and annual placement fair.

What campus does Deshbandhu College Delhi University belong to

Deshbandhu College belongs to the South Campus of Delhi University.

What is the proper address of Deshbandhu College

The full address is Kalkaji Main Road, Block H, Kalkaji, New Delhi, Delhi 110019

Nearest Metro to Deshbandhu College

There are two metro stations at the proximity of Deshbandhu college. First is Govindpuri (Violet line). Second is Kalkaji (interchange of violet and magenta line)

Nearby market

Govindpuri Market, Kalkaji Market, Market Number 2: CR Park, NFC market.

Other DU colleges besides Deshbandhu College Delhi University

Acharya Narendra Dev College (ANDC), Swami Vivekanada College, Gargi college

Nearest PG available

You can easily get PGs at Kalkaji and Govinpuri. Kalkaji is the hub for PGs at affordable prices in South Delhi.

Famous alumni of Deshbandhu College Delhi University

1. Ravish Kumar- Senior Editor, NDTV
2. Gulshan Kumar- Founder of T Series
3. Prabhu Chawla- Editorial Director of Indian Express
4. Raghu Ram- MTV famed actor
5. Shantanu Moitra- Bollywood singer


Course 1st cut off 2019
BSc (biochem)949185808593.66
BSc (Botany)908780778089
BSc (chem)949285798593.66
BSc (Maths)959385808594.66
BSc (applied physics+ Industrial chem)898779707088.66
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BSc (Computer+Phy science)898581708188.66
BSc (zoology)918783798390.66




Course 1st cut off 2019
 Gen OBCSCST EWS  PWD Hon95.258978709585


Course 1st Cut off 2019 
BA (Eco Hon)95.259282809581
BA (English Hon)9490848093.7580
BA (Hindi Hon)7874737077.7570
BA (his. Hon)888380788778
BA (Pol.Science)908682798982
BA (Sanskrit)585750485750

 To know the 2018 cut off list click here.



There are different events held at the college, like annual day, college fest, debate, drama, theater, etc. The Desired students take part in the above-presented events. Also, the college invites a celebrity singer every year for a college fest. The fest lasts for 2- 3 days. Also, the societies of Deshbandhu College are very famous across Delhi University.

• Deshbandhu Dramatics Society – stage players
• Deshbandhu Dramatics Society – street theatre
• Dialecticians – English debating society
• Antardrishti – Hindi debating society
• Art Meister – art and craft society
• Fiontrai – entrepreneurship Cell
• Oculis – film making society
• Quizzards – quizzing club
• Sharpshooters – photography society
• YUVA – Youth United for Vision and Action
• Timbre – music society
• IGNIS – flash mob group


The college offers some post Graduation courses. These are –

• M.Com.
• M.A. Hindi
• M.A. English
• M.A. Economics
• M.A. Mathematics
• M.A. Political Science
• M.A. Sanskrit
• M.Sc. Mathematics

There are two ways by which students can take admission in post-graduation courses.
Type I (Direct Admission): A prospect applying under this category would have to enroll oneself by filling in a form in person with the Non-Collegiate Women’s Education Board (NCWEB).
Category II (Through Entrance Test): The online registration would be conducted for those seeking admission to the PG courses under the faculty of Arts/Commerce/Science via Entrance test. Also, Interviews would be taken for admission into PG courses. The registration fee for General/ OBC candidates is INR 500 per course whereas the enrollment payment for SC/PwD/ST candidates is INR 250.


Deshbandhu College Delhi University is committed to every pupil’s academic and competent well-being. Along with the help of experienced and genuine faculties and cooperative staff members. Furthermore, the main priority of the college is on the education of students by underlining not just academic excellence but also on the physical, social, ecological values, moral advancement.

Deshbandhu College is an ideal college for the students who want to have an all-around development. Also, this is one of the promising colleges of Delhi University in terms of societies, faculty, and features. One should definitely not miss the chance to become a part of the luminous Deshbandhu College Delhi University.

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