Gargi College

 
Gargi College
City Delhi, , India
Affiliated to University of Delhi

Gargi College is affiliated to University of Delhi

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    Gargi College is situated near the historic Siri Fort, which is visible from the college playground. Qutab Minar seems to be close at hand, the top of which can be seen from the college terrace. The third floor windows of the commerce block overlook the Siri Fort playing facilities. The College also has a unique positional advantage being within walking distance of National Institute of Fashion Technology, Siri Fort Auditorium, The Welfare Institute of Spastic Society and Yamini Krishnamurty’s Institute of Classical Dance. The college is well connected with the rest of the city by the specials of DTC, on-contract buses and the local services of DTC.

    Gargi College was named after an enlightened woman, Gargi, who figures in the Brihadaranyaka Upanishad of the Vedic Age. She emerges as an intelligent and bold person embodying the spirit of enquiry juxtaposed to faith as is shown by her most penetrating and challenging questions before the great sage Yajnavalkya. In the Upanishad, Gargi seems to represent the intellectual potentiality of the race of Homo sapiens, which continues to manifest itself, in the quest of ever-widening fields of knowledge.

    This college was founded in 1967 by the Delhi Administration and is a constituent college of the University of Delhi. A lot is on offer academically on the strength of its being a three-in-one college, catering to arts, science, and commerce. It has a little over 1,800 students, 170 faculty members and 140 non-academic staff in all.

    Gargi College provides a wide variety of courses. In addition to regular courses offered at the other colleges of the Delhi University, the college also provides two new courses: Bachelor s Degree in Elementary Education and a 3-year degree course in Industrial Microbiology.

    Gargi is also a rich source of intellectual stimuli as it provides courses designed to broaden and develop students interests in music, dance, theatre, films and art. The college offers an environment education programme called Greening Gargi to make environmental studies a part of its curriculum, both as an academic exercise and an extra-curricular activity.

    Gargi s NSO, Extension Service, and NCC programmes are intended to channelise the students youthful energy and vigour. College education is a transforming experience and the endeavour is to help the students fulfil their potential. Gargi helps the students to discover themselves and grow into wholesome human beings, for the college goal is: Every student passing through the portals of the college emerges as a fully developed individual symbolising the spirit of enterprise and
    Introduction
    Gargi College was established in the year 1967 and is a leading South Campus college of the University of Delhi. It is a college for women and offers education in Arts and Humanities, Commerce, Science and Education.

    Gargi College was named after an enlightened woman named Gargi, figuring in the Brihadaranyaka Upanishada of the Vedic Age. She emerges as an intelligent and bold person embodying the spirit of inquiry juxtaposed with faith as is shown by her penetrating and challenging questions to the great sage Yajnavalkya. In the Upanishad Gargi seems to represent the intellectual potential of the race of Homo sapiens, which continues to manifest itself , in quest of ever-widening fields of knowledge.

    Gargi believes in its mission statement that every student who passes through the portals of the college emerges as a wholly developed individual symbolizing the spirit of enterprise and inquiry that characterizes Gargi.

    Gargi College, one of the two colleges in Delhi to have been awarded the prestigious College with a Potential for Excellence grant, by the University Grants Commission in the year 2004-2005, was chosen because of its holistic approach towards teaching and its excellent track record in academic and other aspects of college functioning. Nine departments namely Botany, Chemistry, Commerce, Elementary Education, Microbiology, Physics, Psychology, Zoology and the Women’s Development Centre are currently engaged in innovation and experimentation in the undergraduate programme, using modern methods of learning and evaluation. This award is in recognition of the endeavour of the college to engage in advanced research and socially purposeful projects over and above the regular college events.

    GARGI COLLEGE
    University of Delhi
    Siri Fort Road
    Delhi -110049
    India
    Phone No.26494544
    Fax No.011-26494215

    http://www.gargicollege.in

    Gargi College offers various graduate courses as well as Post Graduate courses.

     
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        Alumni
        Generations of past students, both male and female, are proud to be known and enjoy maintaining their connection with the college and each other. Please write to [email protected] with link of existing almuni group, or request for creation of group.