Miranda House University College for Women, Delhi Campus & Infrastructure

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Miranda House College is residing in the North Campus of Delhi University, a unique heritage building, and state-of-art infrastructure makes the architecture of Miranda House College one of a kind. The warm red-bricked walls with long cool spacious corridors add up to the aesthetics of the college. The adjective “lush green” would not be enough to describe the appealing rich plant diversity of the campus. Miranda House College has a strong IT backbone that is comprised of National Knowledge Network, WiFi & Internet, Digital Resource Centres, Technology enabled classrooms and Digital Notice Boards.

Fulfilling its inherent mission to the hilt, the Miranda House Library has adopted the motto ‘Right document to the right reader at the right time’. The library has two digital resource centers and has 6 special sections- Textbook, General Books, Reference Tools, Reserves, Periodicals, and Braille Books. The library has a total of 43270 e-journals to its name and more than 100 databases are available. It also provides access to more than 97,000 e-books to the students.

A great initiative by Miranda House College is the Amba Dalmia Digital Resource Centre for Visually Challenged students. It provides an enabling environment and assistive technology to the visually challenged students. Having the privilege of hosting many maestros on its stage, the auditorium of MHC has a seating capacity of over 450 people.

The seminar hall of Miranda House is fed with a high-quality sound system, wall mounted speakers, conference table mics, roving mics, lapel mics, provision for recording roof mounted high luminosity projection system with a seating capacity of 125 people. Used as a learning studio with arched roofs, the Heritage Hall of the college lives up to its name. MHC also has a newly constructed semicircular hall which is used as Students Activity Centre.

To provide the best sports facility to their students, MHC has a sports ground, an Outdoor Bounce Back Shock Proof Surface Basketball Court and a Tennis Court. For fitness enthusiasts, the college has a Fitness Centre which is very well equipped with weight and cardio training equipment. The cafeteria of the college has high sanitation standards and provides the best food and drinks to its students at an affordable price. The medical support unit of the college is available 24×7.

The college has a Psycho-Social Counseling & Guidance Centre and provides academic counseling to its students. The hostel of Miranda House College is one of the best hostels of Delhi University Colleges. It consists of 172 rooms with 24×7 WiFi facilities. The English style hostel mess has a seating capacity of 200 students at a time. The hostel has a fully furnished kitchen for the students. The other MH hostel facilities include 24×7 electricity back-up, water supply, launderette, medical facilities, a common room, and a guest house.

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Miranda House University College for Women Hostel and Fees Structure

The hostel designed by the renowned architect Walter George, with the foundation stone laid by Lady Edwina Mountbatten, lends to the college a historical charm and a sense of legacy. It is laid out in an aesthetically designed quadrangle enclosing well kept gardens paced out by a majestic bottle palm lined pathway. The long corridors, the dining hall with a high arched ceiling, and stonework balconies add to its charm. Over the last few years, extensive restoration and refurbishment work has been undertaken to preserve its red brick facade and unique interiors. A new hostel block was added in 2012. It matches in grandeur the old Walter George building. Sitting smugly on the periphery of the old hostel, it integrates well and adds equal beauty and grace to the campus.

Accomodation:

  • Rooms: Miranda House Hostel has 172 rooms on twin-sharing basis, 1 single room, 3 rooms with triple-sharing, 3 rooms with four-sharing. The latter two are with attached washrooms. All have ergonomically designed furniture that includes Single Bed with storage box and drawer and fitted mattress, Bedside Table, Dresser, Cupboard, Study Desk, Overhang Book Case and Chair for each student. Furnishing and linen are provided to each student.
  • Toilet Blocks (17): Hygienic facilities, Geysers, Solar Heaters for hot water
  • Pantry (7): Pantry in each block with Water Cooler, Refrigerator, Microwave Oven, Kettle, Induction Cooker, Essential cookware for student use
  • Industrial RO water supply for drinking and cooking purposes
  • Dining Hall: Seating capacity of 200; High Table for special guests
  • Dining Hall Kitchen: Fully equipped with industrial burner stoves, cookers, ovens, tandoor, automated grinders, mixers, dough kneader, vegetable peelers, etc. Separate areas for storing, processing and cooking non-vegetarian food Ben Marie. Aesthetic steel serving utensils, crockery. Kitchen stores for groceries, non-perishable and perishable food items; IFB Industrial Dish washer
  • Launderette with 6 IFB Washing Machines and 6 IFB Dryers
  • Two Common Rooms with television and home theatre, Visitors Arcade
  • Reading Room, Digital Resource Centre, WiFi, Public address system
  • Two well furnished air conditioned Guest Suites each with large Drawing-dining, Pantry, two Bedrooms with attached baths, fully equipped with television, refrigerator, microwave cooker, kettle and essential cookware and crockery; Laptop provided on request
  • Hostel Office, Warden Residence, Counselor Room, Medical Unit with Doctor's Room and Sick Room.
  • Dedicated round-the-clock security guards, sanitation and garden staff.

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Students Activities & Clubs

Adventure Club

The Miranda House Adventure Club was started in 2006 by enthusiastic students and faculty members. Its motto is Saahas...Feel the Risk. The club aims at encouraging students to go beyond their perceived limits, develop self-reliance, self-discipline, and team work. Activities like River Rafting Expeditions, Trekking, Rope Rappelling that focus on nurturing the ability to plan, organize and take decisions, and foster qualities of cooperation, time management, leadership, and problem solving are organized each year by specialists in the field. In 2014-16 the club facilitated the participation of students and teachers in a three days certificate course in still water sports at Pong Dam, Himachal Pradesh in collaboration with the Atal Bihari Vajpayee Institute of Mountaineering and Allied Sports.

Film Club

For those who are interested in learning the language of cinema and for those who are just plain movie buffs, Celluloid, the Film Club, offers a wide variety ranging from the popular to the parallel. Discussions with filmmakers and critical analysis form a part of the activities. In the year 2015-16 the film club screened several documentaries The Textures of Loss by Pankaj Butalia; Fragments of the Past by Uma Chakravarti, renowned historian and former faculty member; Unfreedom based on the subject of sexual politics; and a short film In the Mood for Love by Aakriti Kohli and Sandeep Kumar Singh. The films were followed by discussion with their makers. Lastly, the documentaries Killing Us Softly by Jean Kilbourne on Women and Popular Culture was screened.

Dramatics Club

Miranda House takes pride in the creative productions of its dramatic societies that have carved a niche for themselves in the serious theatre circles of Delhi.

Anukriti, the Hindi Dramatic Society, has had an uninterrupted history of prestigious productions since 1957 and is now treated at par with professional theatre groups. Each year, it produces a range of Nukkad Nataks, i.e., street plays, one-act plays and a full-length play. The full length play is the crowning event of the annual Anukriti calendar. Some of the more celebrated productions have been Khabsoorat Bahu, Godan, Jasma Odhen, Dhruvswamini, Reshmi Rumaal, Jia, and Kailasmani. The Hindi Academy of Delhi collaborated with Anukriti for its th ambitious project, Dastaan Ek Shehzaadi Ki, during the celebrations of 150 year of First War of Independence. In 2015-16, Andher Nagri by Bhartendu, a satire on state and administration, was staged. Anukriti holds its auditions for membership in the last week of July or first week of August. It organizes workshops for students, often in close collaboration with the National School of Drama. Miranda House has several alumna who are luminaries in the world of theatre, including Anuradha Kapoor, Tripurari Sharma and Hema Singh.

Ariels, the English Dramatic Society, has been producing plays since the 1950s. Ariels has always pioneered out of the ordinary productions and been a trendsetter in its use of innovative directorial devices, all of which have received appreciation in the past. Over the year students discover their interests and organize themselves into the many teams that provide support for lights, sound, set design and of course, script writing, production and acting. Ariels was invited to take part in the prestigious Ibsen Festival'10. The Dramatic Art & Design Academy (DADA) selected Ariels as one of the only five colleges that were to perform in the Little Theatre Group (LTG) Auditorium in September 2010. Two scripts were merged for this project Henrik Ibsen's A Doll's House and Mohan Rakesh's Aadhe Adhure. The end product, illustrative of Ariels ventures, brought together not only both the scripts but also different cultures and time periods. Ariels also participated in the reputed Old World Festival at the India Habitat Center.

NSS

National Service Scheme, popularly known as NSS, was launched in 1969 to celebrate the birth centenary of the Father of the Nation. During four decades of fruitful existence more than 2.7 crore students have so far benefitted from this student-volunteer programme in the country. The main aim of NSS is to facilitate personality development of students through social and community service. Miranda House NSS unit works to bridge the gulf between the educated and uneducated sections of the community. The aims and objectives of NSS are to work among and with people, to develop a desire to serve the weaker section of the community, and to gain skills in democratic leadership. These aims are sought to be achieved through a variety of programmes: by means of manual work, working with welfare institutions, educational work, and production oriented work and in emergency. Each student volunteer devotes 120 hours in one academic year. Inter-college programmes and camps are also held. In the process of hosting a variety of programmes and engaging in work with other welfare organizations, our students are empowered with organizational skills and get exposure to democratic leadership. NSS members periodically interact with the Harijan Sewak Sangh students and invite them to perform at the college. Regular visits are paid to orphanages such as Asha Kiran where volunteers teach mentally challenged students. They also act as readers and writers for visually challenged students from various academic backgrounds.

NCC

Miranda House has a strong and vibrant NCC programme which strives to:

  • Develop leadership, build strength of character, comradeship, spirit of sportsmanship and ideal of service;
  • Create a force of disciplined and trained persons who could, in a national emergency, be of assistance to the country;
  • Provide training to students with a view to developing in them officer-like qualities, thus also enabling them to obtain commissions in the armed forces.

Miranda House NCC Company has a total strength of 160 cadets all enrolled in the Army Wing. An important change in NCC policy in 2008-09 took place whereby the training period was reduced from three to two years, thus enabling second year students also to join NCC. The NCC unit of Miranda House is proud that one of its senior cadets has been commissioned as an Officer in the Indian Army.

NCC regularly organises annual summer training camps. Other activities include mountaineering courses, firing/shooting competitions, etc. B and C Certificate Examinations are conducted at the end of the first and second year of NCC training, respectively. The cadets selected on the basis of high sense of duty, discipline and smart turnout are permitted participation in various activities, and amongst them are the Independence Day Parade, NCC Rally, Republic Day Camp, the Prime Minister's Rally and the President's At Home. The best cadet on an All India basis qualifies for award of NCC scholarship of Rs.5000 per month for a year. The achievements of our cadets have made Miranda House NCC one of the best in the Delhi Directorate.

Miranda House University College for Women Campus Reviews

5.0

If you want to experience campus life, Miranda House hostel is the place to be!

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Jayita Ekka | 2017-12-18

Beautiful lawns (esp in winters...MH has won awards for its meticulous lawns!), where you can bask in the sun with a book & an orange is one of the best memories that i have. Besides this, preparing for the Fresher's Night or Hostel Night every year, lining up fun events, exploring the spookiest corners of the hostel, staying up late and looking for tuck in the middle of the night, playing pranks on the Warden & Matron and some other things not mentionable here, makes MH my best experiences so far! And not to mention the friends that I've made there (these friendships last forever, btw)...I am really happy that I decided to study in MH.

4.5

Best classrooms, best industry - interface

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Jayita Ekka | 2017-12-18

From making us meet the industry stalwarts to giving us a platform to showcase our talents, MH has set a standard on how quality education should be like! The college boasts of a well facilitated auditorium, an immensely happening canteen, Nescafe counter, sprawling lawns for studying/ chilling, in-house laundry service for the hostelers, clubs and societies and many other things.

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Related Questions

My best 4 subjects marks is 87.25 can I get admission??

-AnonymousUpdated on September 25, 2020 12:01 PM
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Rahul Raj, Student / Alumni

Dear Student,

Yes, you can get admission in any undergraduate course at Miranda House University College for Women. If you want to know the detailed admission information then you need to through the admission page of Miranda House University College for Women on our website.

For admission-related assistance, please fill out our common application form, after that our educational experts will assist you with your admission. Call our toll-free number 1800-572-9877 to get FREE counselling if you have any questions.

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My “Best of Four” aggregate is 95% and I want to apply for B.A Political Science admission at Miranda House? What are my chances of getting admission in this college?

-shweta yadavUpdated on September 06, 2020 12:02 PM
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Abhik Das, Student / Alumni

Dear student, Miranda House has not released the cutoff aggregate for B.A Political Science admission for the academic year 2020-21 yet. The previous year cutoff score for B.A Political Science admission at Miranda House for general category candidates closed at 96%. If you are a general category candidate, then the chances of you getting admission into the B.A Political Science programme offered at Miranda House for the academic year 2020-21 is very slim. You can find out the detailed category-wise cutoff score for B.A Political Science admission at Miranda House for the academic year 2019-20 here ...

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FAQs about Miranda House University College for Women Campus

What are the facilities available at Miranda House?

Miranda House offers various facilities including project-based learning labs, seminar hall, cafeterias, medical unit, counselling unit, library and more.

Is there a gym at Miranda House?

The fitness centre at Miranda House is well-equipped with stepper, upright bike, treadmill, medicine balls, swill ball dumbells, and more.

What are the facilities available at Miranda House Hostel?

All the rooms at Miranda House Hostel are fully-furnished and are offered on a twin-sharing basis. It further includes toilet blocks, pantry, drinking water, dining hall, dining hall kitchen, college eateries, Night Dhaba, launderette, Wi-Fi, laptops and so on.

Is there any sports facility available at Miranda House?

Miranda House does have a sports facility for cross-country race, table tennis, basketball, etc. The college provides coaching for chess, basketball, cross-country race, tennis, softball, volleyball, cricket, etc.

Which all extracurricular activities are provided by Miranda House?

At Miranda House, various extracurricular activities including dramatics, debating quiz, fine arts, Gandhi study circle, music, dance and choreography, etc. are provided.

What are the various facilities available on campus at Miranda House University College for Women , Delhi ?

Miranda House University College for Women , Delhi offers various facilities to its students including Library, Cls. Room, WiFi, Auditorium, Seminar Hall and more.

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