The Lady Irwin College is a constituent college for women, in University of Delhi, under the memorandum of Association of The Lady Irwin College Society. With an aim for holistic development of women students, and their capacity building through carefully designed academic programmes and extramural activities. The institute proffers diploma, UG, PG courses in home science, dietetics, public health nutrition, B.Ed in accordance with University of Delhi curriculum. It aims for holistic development of women students, and their capacity building through carefully designed academic programmes and extramural activities. The Lady Irwin College aphorism is VIDYA HI SEWA. The teaching learning transactions true to the motto Endeavour to inculcate a sense of knowledge to serve through carefully designed outreach experiences. The College has always provided headship to other institutions in the nation in teaching, research and extension in Home Science, both at central universities and Home Science colleges with agricultural institutions. Lady Irwin College has celebrated 77 years in 2009.The education in this college aims towards capacity building for entrepreneurship, improved quality of life and overall development of the students. It is a nodal and template institution for Home Science education in the country. The disciplines in the college are artistic, creative, culturally rooted and contemporary. The programmes are scientifically planned which include education in textile technology, food processing, metabolism, environment, sustainable technologies, food safety, health and disease and human development. The focus of college is to have holistic education for the all round development of the students.
Lady Irwin College Facilities
- Academic Zone
- AV Lab
- Boys Hostel
- Computer Lab
- Medical Facilities
- Cls. Room
With the rich experience and confidence gained by the students, the post-graduates of the department are now placed in important positions with various organizations like Government, International Agencies, NGOs, Food Industries, Catering establishment, Hospitals and Teaching Institutions in India and abroad. They are working as researchers; teachers; public health nutritionists; research and ...
Awards and Rankings
|2015||Award to Five Innovative Projects.
Choice Based Credit Systems (CBCS) initiated in July.
Two Years B.Ed. and Two Years B.Ed. Special Education (MR).
Student Center (New Building), Department of Education.
Best College Award for International Education and Leadership Summit Award.
|2014||First Prize from Delhi University at Antardhvani â€œGood Teaching Practicesâ€ Feb. 2014.
Intuitional Award on Multidisciplinary Healthcare, AIIMS, January 2014.
Golden Jubilee Celebration of DCE and RMDA Department.
Center for Post Graduate Studies (New Building).
Nina Sibal Award
|2013||Four Year Undergraduate Programme (FYUP) initiated in July 2013.|
|2012||College completes 80 years.
Silver Jubilee of Department of Fabric and Apparel Science.
|2011||Wi-Fi Connectivity in the College (DU).|
|2010||Silver Jubilee of Special Assistance Programme (SAP) supported by UGC.
40 years of Department of Human Development and Childhood Studies.
|2009||Infrastructure Expansion in College (DU infrastructure grant)
Renovation and Up-gradation of College Library (DU infrastructure grant)
Renovation and Up-gradation of PG Hostel (UGC grant)
|2008||Golden Jubilee of Department of Food & Nutrition.
National Environment Awareness Award from Khadi and Village Industries and
Indian Institute of Ecology and Environment.
|2007||Introduced B.Ed. Special Education (MR).
Initiated revised M.Sc. Programme.
- M.Sc. Food & Nutrition
- M.Sc. Human Development and Childhood Studies.
- M.Sc. Fabric & Apparel Science
- M.Sc. Resource Management & Design Application
- M.Sc. Development Communication & Extension
- Post Graduate Diploma in Dietetics & Public Health Nutrition
Platinum Jubilee International Conference, Epigenesis: Empowerment for Excellence in Home Science.
Lady Irwin College was identified as "Center for Advanced Studies"by University Grant Commission.
|2006||Platinum Jubilee Year Nov. 2006-2007.
Renovation and Restoration of UG Hostel (Govt. of NCR grant).
Metro linkage to College.
|2005||Golden Jubilee of the Rajkumari Amrit Kaur Child Study Centre.
Herbal life Award.
|2004||Inauguration of Communication Laboratory: Initiation of Network link with Delhi University.
Inauguration of fully automated library.
The Babar Road, Main Gate and Delhi Metro Mandi House Station.
|2003||College got ERNET connectivity through DU, RFID loop.|
|2002||State-of-art Saroja Nutrition Studio inaugurated.
Golden Jubilee of the Education Department.
|2000||Celebrating the Millennium Woman : Literary and Fine Arts Fair.|
|1999||The study abroad programme with the Michigan State University, College of Human Ecology, U.S.A., initiated.|
|1998||Silver Jubilee of the Diploma in Dietetics and Public Health Nutrition (DDPHN).|
|1997||Computerisation of the Library.|
|1992||Diamond Jubilee of the College.|
|1990||Communication and Extension Cell upgraded by UGC as Department for Special Assistance (DSA).|
|1988||The Enabling Centre for children with special needs set up.|
|1987||Masters degree in Textiles and Clothing introduced.|
|1985||University Grants Commission (UGC) sponsored the establishment of a Communication and Extension Cell under Department Research Scheme (DRS).|
|1983||Silver Jubilee of the Foods and Nutrition Department.|
|1982||Golden Jubilee of the college.|
|1981||Inception of inclusive education at the nursery school.|
|1972||Post-Graduate Diploma in Dietetics and Public Health Nutrition introduced. Masters programme in Rural Community Extension restructured as Community Resource Management and Extension.|
Master’s degree in Child Development introduced.
|1969||B.Sc. Home Science Honours degree introduced. Lady Irwin College Society (Regd.) established.|
|1964||Masters degree in Rural Community Extension introduced.|
|1960||Library shifted to the new building.|
|1959||Foods and Nutrition Block built.|
|1958||Masters degree in Foods and Nutrition introduced.|
|1955||Nursery School inaugurated by Rajkumari Amrit Kaur: Exchange programme instituted with the University of Tennessee in the U.S. for faculty.|
|1953||Science Block built.|
|1952||One year programme of Bachelor in Education introduced: Exchange programme initiated with Sarah Lawrence and Briarchliff College U.S.|
|1950||The College became affiliated to the University of Delhi. B.Sc. in Home Science offered.|
|1938||The college moved to the current premises.|
|1936||Two year Diploma in Domestic Science, one year Diploma in Teaching and a Certificate in Needlework offered.|
|1933||Establishment of hostel with 60 students.|
|1932||Establishment of the college with 11 students under the directorship of Mrs. Hannah Sen offering one year Certificate Course in Home Science.|
Contact Details of Lady Irwin College, Delhi
Address:Sikandra Road, Pragati Maidan, Delhi, India- 110001