Maitreyi College - MC

MC - Delhi (Delhi)

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  • Resid. Institue
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10 Acres
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Established Date
Total Students
Rs. 5000 - Rs. 9000
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Maitreyi College - MC

Maitreyi College, a constituent College of the University of Delhi, was founded in 1967 by Delhi Administration. The College community is proud to bear the name of Maitreyi, who was an eminent scholar of the Vedic period who was the wife of sage Yajnavalakya. Maitreyi chose knowledge over worldly possessions, when asked by her husband to make a choice between the two; the dialogue between Maitreyi and Yajnavalakya in Brihadaranyaka Upanishad shows her as an empowered woman, determined to attain self realization through knowledge. It has been our objective to weave these values into the fabric of our education system which is a blend of the best of tradition and modernity.

The College made a modest beginning at Netaji Nagar with a staff of seventeen teachers offering only B.A. (Pass) and B.Sc. (General) courses. It has since made rapid progress both in size and stature. Presently our campus in Chanakya Puri is spread over ten acres of land in lush green surroundings with extensive play grounds and open spaces. We have a distinguished faculty of 125 teachers and 93 members for administrative support.

Maitreyi College now offers postgraduate courses in Mathematics and Political Science including honours courses in Physical and Life Sciences, Commerce and Humanities. Last year our College started Post Graduate Diploma in Nanotechnology, the first such course in University of Delhi. The college has another first to its credit by focusing on e-learning methodology to create teaching material and evaluation quizzes. The College also offers short term certificate courses in Journalism and Web-designing.

For the all round personality development of our students, the College has initiated programmes of awareness in health & fitness, legal aid services, disaster management and self-defense. Apart from our excellence in academics, we have an established tradition of continuous achievements in the field of sports, NCC, NSS and Cultural activities.

The College had many ‘firsts’ to its credit – The first College in the University of Delhi to offer PG Diploma in Nanotechnology and the first to adopt E-Learning methodology to create teaching material and evaluating quizzes.

Apart from our excellence in academics, we have an established tradition of continuous achievements in the field of sports, NCC, NSS and Cultural activities. We look forward to the whole hearted participation and involvement of our students in the academic and cultural life of the College.

Overview Courses

List of entrance exams 12th, Science, Delhi University, 12th, Arts , Delhi University
Pass percentage 85%
Percentage students passed first class 54%
Percentage students passed with distinction 27%
Total faculty 191
Transfer Allowed Yes
Eligibility For Transfer None
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Overview Campus

Area 10 Acres
Built up area 40468 Acres
Classrooms 45
Sport Grounds 1
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Overview Placement

The Placement Cell serves as an interface between students and corporates/ institutions. The Placement Cell team conducts seminars, placement and internship drives for the students throughout the year. The focus always is to invite as many companies as possible to cater students from all the courses. The Placement Cell has successful planning and carrying out of various seminars, career counselling sessions, CV building workshops and recruitment drives to its credit.

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