Jesus and Mary College (JMC), New Delhi - Campus & Infrastructure

New Delhi (Delhi)   Estd : 1968 Approved by : UGC, NAAC Type : Private

Infrastructure

The  college building, designed by Pawar & Pawar (Northern Construction Company), stands on the solid rock of the Aravalli range, and consists mainly of three buildings: the interconnected teaching and administrative block, the library and the Multipurpose Hall designed by Mr. Ranjit P. John.  The elegant nun’s residence is set apart, surrounded by a lovely garden.  Other than the great location, the college has excellent infrastructure to recommend it; The landscaped college grounds are widely admired. JMC has an old library with a huge collection of books divided on three floors. A unique feature, which no other college under Delhi University provides, is an inhouse gymnasium. The gymnasium is open to membership for only students and staff of JMC. The college, which is also known for its psychology course, has a well-equipped lab.  Also set in the grounds is an amphitheatre. In addition, there are hockey, cricket, lawn tennis, football and basketball fields.

  • Area 15 Acres
  • Buit up area 60702 Square Meters
  • classrooms 60
  • Sports Grounds 1

Facilities

Students Activities & Clubs

MUDRA Club

About the Society

  • Mudra, the Western Dance society of JMC stands for vibrance, energy and passion... Passion for life, love and most of all DANCE.  The Society presently has 24 members drawn from various courses of study
  • Why you should join the Society
  • If you enjoy expressions through music and dance this is the Society for you!
  • You get the opportunity to express yourself
  • You work with a team and make new friends
  • You will have fun!

What the Society does

  • Mudra performs at freshers, PTSA, Montage and farewell. Two events are organized at Montage-Chimera: western dance and choreography. Members of Mudra  compete in many colleges in and outside Delhi University
  • Mudra won Channel V Nokia Indiafest in 2012 and has stood first in many events in Delhi University colleges like DCAC, LSR, St. Stephens, Dyal Singh, Daulat Ram; and also in Amity, IIT Delhi and Kanpur. The Society has also secured positions at SRCC, SSCBS, Miranda House, GGS, Deshbandu etc. Mudra was declared the best performing team in Delhi Dance Fever 2011-2012

Joining the society

  • Annual auditions are held for interested students to join as members. Dates for auditions are posted on the College Notice Board.

Fine Art Club

About the Society

  • The society was established in early 1970s and was  known as the 'Paint and Brush Society'. In early 1980s, the society's name was changed to 'Fine Arts Society'. The Society presently has more than 100 members.

Why you should join the Society

  • There are many ways in which you gain by joining the Society
  • You will develop your interest further
  • You will learn new skills
  • You will get the opportunity to participate in many college events
  • You will have fun!

What the Society does

  • The society organises a number of events throughout the year. A 'Talent Hunt' is held at the commencement of the academic session to explore the budding artists. The event is open for participation to the first year students of the college. This is followed by a number of Fine Arts Competitions - Sketching, Poster-making, Card-making, Folder-making, Calligraphy, Cartooning, etc- in which all students participate in large numbers.
  • The society also holds “demonstrations” on not only different forms of art but also handicrafts- fabric painting, flower-making, pottery-designing, thread work, etc. 
  • As a part of Montage, the Annual Cultural Festival of JMC, Fine Arts Society under the nomenclature BEAUX ARTS, conducts various art-related competitions, like Sketching, Painting, Grafiti, Collage-Making, Wealth out of Waste, Rangoli-making, Face Painting, Puppet-making, Poster-making, Calligraphy, Mannequin-dressing, and other art & craft related competitions.
  • Furthermore the Society participates in each and every event organised by the college and contributes in the form of decoration of the venue- Multi-Purpose Hall or any other venue. This includes setting up the venue with rangoli-making and stage decoration.
  • Furthermore the Society participates in each and every event organised by the college and contributes in the form of decoration of the venue- Multi-Purpose Hall or any other venue. This includes setting up the venue with rangoli-making and stage decoration.

Joining the Society

  • To become members of the Society students have to register with the society on the day of the Society Fair. All students with artistic skills and/or desirous of developing their talent are eligible to become a member of the society.

DASTAAN : The Art And Aechitecture Club

About the Society

  • Dastaan restarted in 2012. It is open to students interested in Art and Architecture

Why you should join the Society

  • If you love the Arts and Architecture, this is the society to join.
  • You will find friends with like minded interests
  • You will rediscover history
  • You will learn to appreciate nuances of the Arts

What the Society does

  • The Society organizes talks on appreciation of the Arts and also conducts heritage walks. The Society conducted Dastangoi  in collaboration with the History Department for Chronicle’13 and a Poetry Declamation competition during Montage ’13.

Joining the society

  • All students are invited to join the Society . Interested students may contact the President or Vice President directly to join or write in theartandarchitecturesociety@gmail.com . The Society also has a Facebook page www.facebook.com/TheArtAndArchitectureSociety . 

English Debating Club

About the Society

  • The debating society was set up more than two decades ago. The Society presently has 25 members

Why you should join the Society

  • As a student there could be three reasons for joining the society-
  • You like analysing issues
  • You love looking at arguments from all angles
  • You enjoy pitching your mind against another's view

What the Society does

  • There are many events conducted by the Society each year; key events include : An annual parliamentary debating tournament called Kremlin, An intra debating competition called Ad Shroff and An inter college convention.
  • JMC debating Society teams have participated in many eminent tournaments held by Hindu, Hansraj and SRCC

Joining the society

  • Auditions are held each year to enlist new members. There are three rounds of auditions that students need to clear to become members.

Photography Club

About the Society

  • The Photography Society was established in 2009 and today has 18 members.

Why you should join the Society

  • You like capturing moments or the play of light and shadows or objects and monuments on a camera this could be the Society to join
  • You will develop your interest further
  • You will learn new skills
  • You will have fun!

What the Society does

  • The Photography Society tries to make a contribution in every possible way it can. From covering all college events to holding photowalks, organising workshops for its members to contributing enthusiastically for the college magazine. 

Joining the society

  • Each year the Society organises a selection of members. Those who wish to join send  their three best photographs and its from amongst these applicants members are selected.

Western Music Club

About the Society

  • ECHO the Western Music Society of the College was set up in 2006 . The Society currently  has 20 members

Why you should join the Society

  • If you enjoy western music of all genre this could be the Society for you
  • You will meet new people with similar interests
  • You will learn new styles of music
  • You will have opportunity to participate in musical events

What the Society does

  • An acapella group, Echo has creatively covered a variety of genres from gospel and pop to jazz and alternative rock. Be it Solo, Duet, Trio or Group, Echo has lived up to it's potential and secured positions in almost all of the Western Music Competitions, ranging from IIT Delhi, St.Stephens, LSR and many more to our very own competition, Madrigal.
  • Apart from annual college festivals, Echo has performed at a variety of venues, including the Rashtrapati Bhavan, Church of Redemption and the Commonwealth Games Youth Festival.

Joining the society

  • Auditions are held  each year to bring new members to the Society. Information on dates and venue of the auditions is posted on the notice board.

Hindi Quiz Club

About the society

  • Hindi Quiz Society organizes quizzes which are conducted in Hindi. Participants are quizzed on varied topics ranging from Hindi/English literature to current affairs, science, history, politics, fine arts, movies etc.

Why you should join the Society

  • Besides participating in intercollege, interdepartmental quizes, we encourage students to actively particiate in organising events. 

Societal events/activities

  • We hold Inter College Quiz Competition during the College Festival “Montage”. We invite two teams from each College; each team consisting of three participants.

How to become a member

  • Enroll during society fest and/or contact office bearer/convenor with a request to be enrolled.

NCC Club

The National Cadet Corps (NCC) at Jesus and Mary College (JMC) was incorporated in 1974 and has been operational since then. The NCC JMCaims to groom JMC girls into disciplined, patriotic and confident women. It conducts weekly training sessions for drill practice and march past practice. It organizes guest lectures on contemporarily important topics such as self-defense and role of women in civil defense. These lectures are delivered by eminent speakers from respected government institutions such as Army, Military etc. Importantly, it organizes numerous educational and recreational camps such as for weapons training, rock climbing, republic day march past etc. In its three decades of existence, the NCC JMC has trained more than 3000 female cadets and is going stronger than ever. 

NSS Club

About the Society

  • National Service Scheme popularly known as NSS was launched on Gandhi Ji’s birth centenary year 1969 in 37 Universities involving students with primary aim to develop the personality of student volunteers through community services.

  • The scheme now extends to all the States and Universities in the country and covers +2 levels also in many states.

  • NSS in curriculum – Integration of NSS as a co-curricular activity is an initiative facilitating students to come face to face with realities of social fabric and to become a sensitive and responsible human being.

  • The following are the thrust areas of NSS

  • Women Safety 

  • Cleanliness Drive- Clean and no plastic campusponsible human being.

Why you should join the Society

  • As a student there are several reasons for joining the society-
  • Involvement of Youths in community services that helps in Personality Development.
  • NSS Volunteers have to travel outside of the college within state or outstation or abroad for attending adventure campus.
  • As per UGC DO letter No.1-7/2-011(CPP-II) dated 25 April 2013 on the subject UGC support for promotion of NSS in Universities and colleges. The UGC directions states “you are requested to recognize the NSS as a co-curricular activity under the credit base semester scheme for both under graduate and post graduate programmes and consider giving grace marks for admission to Graduate and Post Graduate levels”.

What the Society does

  • Objectives of National Service Scheme (NSS) are:
  • Understand the community in which they work.
  • Identify the needs and problems of the community and involve them in problem-solving.

Joining the society

  • The society does NOT have any requirements for joining. All you need to do is to contact any of the Faculty Members, President or Vice-President and give your name, course and year.

THE ENTREPRENEURSHIP CELL CLUB

About the Society

  • The Entrepreneurship Cell is the most nascent society of the college which started its operations from January,2015. The main objective of the Cell is to manifest the latent entrepreneurial spirit of students and help them attain independence and self-sufficiency. The Cell provides a platform to budding entrepreneurs to connect with like-minded people, faculty and the alumni.

Why you should join the Society

  •  To explore and hone your entrepreneurial capabilities
  • To gain mentorship and insights into the real world to start your own venture.
  • To build network with like minded people.

What the Society does

  • The society provides a platform to budding entrepreneurs to turn their business ideas into reality by providing them mentorship. It conducts speaker sessions where experts from various fields give useful insights to the members. Business oriented competitions are held to nurture leadership, time management, communication and organization skills. The society also conducts start-up fairs to promote the spirit of entrepreneurship in college.

Joining the society

  • The society does not have any specific requirements for joining it. Each year, Recruitment Drive is conducted inviting applications from students of all courses who are creative, energetic, passionate and are committed to work hard. Any student who wishes to join the society may contact the Faculty Advisor, President or the Vice President with their particulars.

Indian Dance Club

About the Society

  • Nrityanjali, the Indian Dance Society, rooted in Indian ethos, was established years back by students of JMC. These students exhibited a passion for our dance forms and our culture, and aimed to highlight the beauty associated with it. Each member is a performing artist and a fine example of dexterity in perfecting the dance forms. We present an array of dance forms, throughout the year- ranging from pure classical, to semi- classical, folk and Bollywood. 

What the Society does

  • Our relentless effort, at Nrityanjali, throughout the year, enables us to put forth bewitching performances for the audience. The in-house events for which Nrityanjali has performed include- the Independence Day Celebration, Teachers Day celebration, Parent Teacher Student Association meet, Freshers Welcome, Senior Farewell and the Convocation of the JMC alumni. Our individual members have been presented with coveted awards from the government for showcasing their talent in Indian dance across different stages in the country. Competing and winning has been a tradition for Nrityanjali thus far in the Delhi University fests. Our Gujarati Folk Dandiya composition for the year 2015 has won us many laurels! Adaa, our annual Indian Dance Event, is one of the most highly anticipated competitive events held during Montage. Preparations begin months in advance; hard work and passion on part of all members makes this a grand event hosted by Nrityanjali. Adjudged by renowned Indian dance maestros, the highly enthusiastic and talented participants compete to win exciting cash prizes! 

Why should you join the Society

  •  Are passionate, enthusiastic, talented performing artists 
  •  Create the perfect balance between academics and extra- curriculars 
  •  Possess various soft skills like- efficient time management, team work, conflict resolution,      optimal allocation of resources, and managing interpersonal relationships- to name a few  Never say no to a challenge 

How can you join the Society

  • Annual auditions are held in the college premises and students of all years are welcome to try out for membership. Look out for posters and pamphlets, notifying you of the same.

Film Appreciation Club

About the Society

  • The Film Appreciation Society of Jesus and Mary College is a microcosm of the real world, a space where people of different beliefs and ideologies, likes and dislikes come together to share a cinematographic experience. The language of cinema is universal which crosses all boundaries. The society makes an attempt to make one aware of the potential of cinema and empower the audience aiming towards a more enriching experience. It has been formed to encourage the appreciation of film from the point of view of art and education, as well as entertainment. The main aim is for faculty and students to watch and share their favorite films and documentaries and be introduced to some new ones followed by a reflection and discussions by invitees and students. Such discussions enhance the scope for perspective building.

Why you should join the Society

  • As a student there could be three reasons for joining the society-
  • You love to watch films
  • You want to be a part of the discussion that follows
  • You want a  break from regular studies

What the Society does

  • The society holds regular movie and documentary screenings belonging to different genres, notices of which are put up on the society board and on the board outside the principal’s office. All members are informed about the screenings via sms. Anyone is welcome to come to the screenings and is encouraged to get involved in the society. The society, at present, has 24 members drawn from various disciplines.

Joining the society

  • The society does NOT have any requirements for joining. All you need to do is to contact any of the Faculty Members, President or Vice-President and give your name, course and year.

Jesus and Mary College News

Contact Details of Jesus and Mary College, New Delhi

  • Contact No:
    +91-11-26110041
  • Email ID:
    info@jmc.ac.in
  • Website:
    http://www.jmc.ac.in/
  • Address:
    Jesus and Mary College, Chanakyapuri, New Delhi- 110021