Swami Shraddhanand College

  • Swami Shraddhanand College - a popular institution of higher education in the University of Delhi - takes its name and inspiration from the illustrious Swami Shraddhanand, who was a great social reformer, freedom fighter, religious leader and an eminent educationist. It had a humble beginning from Gandhi Ashram building at Narela more than 50 years ago. Presently located in the rural suburbs of North Delhi in Alipur, it caters to the educational needs of diverse students’ community. It has taken great strides to become one of the prominent institutions of the university. The avowed purpose of the college is to provide holistic and inclusive educational environment in order to nurture and encourage its students, not only in their academic growth but also to turn students into becoming mature and responsible citizens of tomorrow. It aims to help them realize their true potential by providing integrated and multi-disciplinary education. It offers courses in all the three streams: Arts, Commerce and Science. The College has an effective strength of approximately 5000 students. The college has a highly qualified and dedicated teaching faculty who guide their students in realizing their dreams of achieving excellence. It has state-of-art laboratories, spacious classrooms, well equipped library and a vast well maintained sports ground. The students of the college have excelled in numerous national and international sporting events like cricket, wrestling, ball badminton etc. and brought laurels to the institution. It has a technologically advanced seminar hall for conducting academic and creative activities. The amphitheatre provides space to the students for entertainment, re-creational and co- curricular activities. There is plenty of open space as the college runs from two campuses - the old and the new campus (adjacent to each other) - both being Wi-Fi enabled, well maintained and eco-friendly. The lush-green campuses are free from all sorts of pollution. The college is also equipped with all basic amenities like purified drinking water, clean and hygienic toilets, air-conditioned girls common room, medical room, canteen and Allahabad bank branch. The infrastructure supports person with special abilities. There is a dedicated parking space for students and teachers in both the campuses of the college. There is rapid and dramatic transformation in ever evolving educational world. In order to meet the new challenges, the college administration and teaching faculty has always been endeavoring to introduce and equip their students with emerging technologies. The college believes in empowering its young students to be academically successful and culturally enlightened through various activities. The various college societies and associations sponsor and organize lecture series, seminars, workshops, academic field visits/ trips and exhibitions thereby making subjects more interesting and comprehensible. The active participation in the events organized by students union, NSS, NCC and WDC provides an opportunity to the youngsters to be alert and aware about their rights and duties, turning them into responsible citizens.