When wondering about college life, hostel is the first thing that comes to our mind. A larger part of college life revolves around hostel and the memories we make there. Everyone wants to have a fantastic hostel life. Making decisions solely, enjoying freedom and living life by one’s own rules; who wants to miss that!
If you are applying to Delhi University’s under graduate programmes and wondering if any of the colleges provide housing facility, the answer is yes. Getting a hostel in DU is a tough fight as hostel allotments are based on merit and outstation candidates get the preference.
For those of you who are looking for the Delhi University colleges that provide the best hostels, check CollegeDekho’s list of top 10 hostels in Delhi University.
Kalavati Gupta Hostel (KG Hostel) and Indraprastha College Women's Hostel (IP Hostel) are the definition of ‘home away from home’. Indraprastha College for Women provides a state of art residence facility with disability access. Apart from the common room, hostel libraries and lodging facilities, sports facilities are provided during the declared time slots. Among these are Gymnasium, Swimming Pool, Badminton and Tennis Courts, Basketball Courts, Netball Courts and the Archery facilities.
Miranda House is among those colleges in DU that have the finest architecture and infrastructure. Hostel at Miranda House has a retro aura that is awe-inspiring. It is a well-furnished facility with a fitness centre, common room with TV and DTH connection as well as Launderette. A small pantry is also provided on each floor of the hostel.
Hindu College Hostels are another piece of beautiful architecture and design with a lot if greenery maintained around it. The surrounding gardens, inside and outside lawns give the hostel a peaceful atmosphere. The hostel is the essence of dynamics and provides comfortable residential and recreational facilities to students.
4. Hansraj College
Hostels of Hansraj College accommodate around 200 undergraduate male students. It has all the in-house facilities as well as common room, a multifaceted gym and arrangements for indoor and outdoor games. The hostels have 24-hour power backup and Wi-Fi facility.
St. Stephen’s provides residential facilities to outstation junior members of the college. Residential area is divided in six blocks and has been home to some of the greatest Indians. It provides a great environment to students and shapes them into responsible individuals.
Ramjas College is another one of the top 10 hostels in DU. Along with a well-equipped common room and gymnasium, Ramjas College Hostel also has a large number of national dailies and magazines. Inter-hostel day and night cricket tournament called the ‘Lala Ramjas Mal Cricket Tournament’ is also organized for the students.
Yet another college that provides hostels that have an amazing ambience. LSR Residence Hall was established in 1959 and has been known to shelter women who come to pursue quality education in a liberal environment. Residence Hall is the epitome of vigor at the time of college events. Residence Hall also incorporates a Mess that is known to serve fresh food at affordable prices.
8. Daulat Ram College for Women
Daulat Ram College Hostel was founded in 1974 and houses to 200 students. The hostel is rooted in a green surrounded with various lawns and gardens. The hostel also has its own kitchen garden that supplies fresh vegetables to the hostel mess.
Maharaja Agrasen Girls Hostel or the MAC Girls Hostel was founded in 2011 and is home for 50 outstation students. Co-curricular activities and games are an essential part of the hostel. Students of MAC Girls Hostel participate actively in the maintenance of the hostel and using environment friendly measures to make the hostel a better place to live. Students have also been successful in making the hostel greener.
The hostel at Kirori Mal College has 89 rooms that accommodates I70 students from India as well as abroad. It is known to be the center of activities where students learn a great deal. Students at Kirori Mal Hostel are subjected to all-round individual development.
Your search for the best hostels in Delhi University ends here. Apart from this list Shri Ram College of Commerce, Sri Venkateswara College, Sri Guru Tegh Bahadur Khalsa College and Keshav Mahavidyalaya College provide housing and lodging facilities. If you stay outside Delhi and are planning to study from the Delhi University then above are the residential colleges that you can apply to.