Top 10 Arts Colleges in Delhi University

Published: | September 10, 2019
Front view of the main building of Shri Ram College of Commerce, Delhi University

Delhi University is known to provide top quality education in the field of Arts & Humanities. Check the list of top 10 Arts colleges in Delhi University (DU) here.


Delhi University admissions for B.A course 2019 began on May 30, 2019. The arts stream offers a wide variety of courses and opens up gates to a plethora of career options. The stream is broadly categorized into humanities, fine arts, visual arts, and performing arts. This stream focuses on an in-depth knowledge of subjects like Literature, Sociology, Economics, Acting, Music, Dancing, Political Science, Geography, History, Philosophy, Ancient and Modern Languages and others.

With a creative mind, basic knowledge of the field and spirit to go offbeat, one can do wonders in this stream.

Some of the career options available to an art graduate include:

Right from its establishment, Delhi University has maintained its reputation as one of the most sought-after colleges in India. Delhi University is on top of every student’s list when it comes to deciding the right Arts college. Apart from that, there are other Arts Colleges in Delhi that students can consider while filling admission applications.

With DU admissions currently underway, the hunt for the perfect college is on.

Thus, CollegeDekho brings you with top 10 Delhi University Colleges for Arts:

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1. Lady Shri Ram College for Women (LSR)

Lady Shri Ram College for Women also known as LSR is on top of our list as it has emerged as one of the premier institutes not only in Delhi but also all over the country for Arts stream.

The college was established in the year 1956 by the late Sir Shri Ram in memory of his wife. LSR is for sure a centre for academic excellence, but only for girls.

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2. St. Stephen’s College

The St. Stephen’s College was established in the year 1922. The college began with just five students and three teachers in a small house in Katra Khushal Rai near Kinari Bazar in Chandni Chowk. Currently, it has emerged as a top-notch educational institute and is best known for its record-breaking placements.

3. Hindu College

Hindu College is recognized as one of the premier academic institutions in the country. With its alumni's making their name as prominent members of the ministry and the media field, Hindu college stands tall with pride. The college was founded by Late Shri Krishan Dassji Gurwale in the year 1899 and its modern campus is spread across 25 acres.

4. Miranda House

The Miranda House College was founded by the then Vice-Chancellor Sir Maurice Gwyer in the year 1948, with its architecture designed by famous architect Walter George. The college has proven itself in the education field due to its academic excellence and currently offers liberal education in humanities and science to more than 2500 students.

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5. Hansraj College

The Hans Raj College was established in the year 1948 and was inspired by renowned nationalist, Mahatma Hans Raj. The college’s alumni lists hold names of prominent people from the media industry, making it a popular choice among the youth.

6. Ramjas College

Mr. Rai Kedar Nath laid the foundation for Ramjas College in the year 1917, thus making it one of the oldest colleges in Delhi. The college has modernised itself with state of the art infrastructure, spacious campus and industry-trained faculty.

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7. Shri Ram College of Commerce (SRCC)

Since its establishment in the year 1926, Shri Ram College of Commerce has earned its reputation as one of the premier commerce colleges in Delhi University and maintains it till now. The college stands tall with pride due to its academic excellence and record placements.

8. Indraprastha College For Women

Established in 1924, Indraprastha College for Women is a pioneer in the field of women’s education. Set up in the office cum residence of the British Commander-in-Chief (1938) the College Building has been declared a ‘heritage building’ by the Government of Delhi.

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9. Sri Venkateswara College

The foundation stone for this 15 acres campus was laid in 1961. Sri Venkateswara College popularly known as Venky was set up to provide quality education to South Indian Students. Over the years, it not only has removed reservations for minority or religious classes but has also emerged as one of the top-notch institutes in the field of Science, Arts and Commerce.

10. Jesus & Mary College (JMC)

JMC not only holds a separate admission process for its courses but also is one of the few Universities that have no affiliation to Delhi Universities Student Union. The college was established in the year 1961 and provides its students' courses in Arts, Commerce and Mathematics.

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Hope our list helped you in finding the right college in accordance with your 12th percentage.

Do let us know in the comments below if your favourite Arts college in Delhi University has been missed out.

CollegeDekho wishes you all the best!!

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