Bhagini Nivedita College (BNC), New Delhi Campus & Infrastructure

New Delhi (Delhi) Estd : 1993 Approved by : University of Delhi Type : Public


The college has a well-stocked library having about 26643 books, 54 periodicals and journals and 14 newspapers. The Library is fully furnished with wide range of reference books on the subjects taught. The library has an open access to its collection. The library subscribes to different academic Journals and periodicals of varied interest. The reading room has a seating capacity for 50 students. Books are issued to the members for 7 days. It is advisable not to keep the book beyond its due date. In normal cases, the overdue charges will be 50 paise per day per book. Book bank facility is also available for poor and needy students. The book bank Library is fully computerized and is working efficiently.

  • Area 10 Acres
  • Buit up area 2 Acres
  • Classroom 50
  • Sports Grounds 1


Students Activities & Clubs

Eco Club

The Eco Club will undertake environment-friendly initiatives such as:

  • Promote awareness and conduct training programmes in the area of environment and energy conservation, waste management, rain water harvesting, green audit, etc.
  • Establish collaborative arrangements with NGOs for implementing environmental projects within the college campus
  • Organise seminars, film shows, workshops, awareness drives within and around the college relating to environmental issues and concerns

NCC Club

National Cadet Corps aims at developing character and comradeship, as well as keenness for service and capacity for leadership in the youth. It provides military training to the youth and builds a ready reserve, which the Armed Forces could easily make use of in times of national emergency. There are a number of incentives that motivates students to become cadets. Besides being an additional merit while seeking to join the forces or taking up other jobs, NCC also motivates cadets to perform to their best by offering scholarships, cash awards, prizes, medals, trophies etc. Apart from service and institutional training, the cadets also participate in other actvities like Community Development, Youth Exchange Programme, Adventure Sports Training. Taking part in NCC Day, Republic day Camp etc. not only gives the students an opprtunity to visit different cities/states of India but also interact with cadets from different parts of the country. NCC activities of the college are guided by Associate NCC Officer,Lt. Parminder Sehgal.

NSS Club

National Service Scheme provides the students an opportunity to understand the community; identify its needs and problems as well as the solutions in which they can be involved by assuming social and civic responsibilities. NSS also provides students with the opportunity to apply their education in finding practical solutions to the problems faced by the individuals and the community at large. NSS aims at arousing social consciousness of the youth with an overall objective of personality development through community service. NSS enables students to participate in various programmes of social service and national development, and to help the community. NSS activities of the college are coordinated by Mrs. Sushma Rani Khurana

A student enrolled under NSS is required to put in minimum 120 hours of social service, besides participating in a special Camping programme, in an academic year. This makes the student eligible for getting a Certificate of Merit from the College. Special Camping Progamme is an integral part of NSS. Other activities conducted by NSS.volunteers include debates, tree plantation, etc. N.S.S. Day and Aids day are other events organised by NSS.

Departmental Societies

These serve as the mechanism for carrying out the curriculum enrichment activities of the Department, which give the advanced learners among the students’ opportunities for excelling in their academic/ creative/ innovative pursuits. Curriculum enrichment programmes generally cover areas such as moral and ethical values, employable and life skills, better career options and community orientation. One of the important objectives of the departmental societies is also to involve students in projects including inter-departmental ones and hold competitions to motivate them to pursue excellence and win awards and recognitions. These societies aim at nurturing critical thinking, creativity and scientific temper among the students to transform them into life-long learners and innovators. External experts are also invited from time to time for giving the students the benefit of their knowledge and experience.

Community Engagement & Outreach Cell (CEOC)

The main objective of the CEOC cell of the College is to enable the students to understand themselves in relation to the community and imbibe social values as well as develop a sense of social and civic responsibility. It helps students in developing the right kind of sensitivities towards community issues such as gender disparities, social inequity, ecological sustainability, etc. and assists them in identifying the needs and problems of the community and learning to work with them in problem solving processes. These activities form part of the overall strategies for inculcating social values and developing leadership qualities. These also help develop the competence of students for group living, team work, sharing of responsibilities, and mobilising community participation. Students are also trained to enhance their preparedness and skills for assisting the community in times of emergency and natural disasters.

Entrepreneurship Development Cell (EDC)

The entrepreneurship development cell of the college is established towards realising the vision of the college to empower the girl students by enabling those with self-employment or entrepreneurial aspirations to become business owners or independent service providers. EDC organises awareness programmes about role of entrepreneurs and the qualities required for successful entrepreneurship and also provides information about the women entrepreneurship development schemes and opportunities available with different governmental and non-governmental agencies. It networks with women entrepreneurship promotion organisations and creates opportunities for aspiring students to benefit from services provided by such agencies. Summer training opportunities are also arranged for the students to give them practical exposure to the challenges of setting up and managing businesses. In-campus exhibitions and sales organised by EDC help the students in acquiring basic marketing skills. It also invites external experts to speak on subjects relevant to entrepreneurs in general and women entrepreneurs in particular such as the preparation of a business plan and approaching angel investors