AN EXCURSION TO SOUTH CAMPUS

AN EXCURSION TO SOUTH CAMPUS

AN EXCURSION TO SOUTH CAMPUS

People tend to be so ga-ga over North Campus but many things in South Campus are equally awe-inspiring. South Campus has one of the oldest and eminent colleges of Delhi University. It is a dream of every aspirant to get admission there. The Campus is well known for it’s a most fore choose hub of education which is known for its academic orientation, accessibility, remarkable facilities, and affordability. The DU south block is home to around 20 colleges and offers coolest options such as ultimate shopping destinations to affordable accommodation and hangout points for the students to assure that the three years of college life becomes worth cherishing.

Here is an upshot of some of the famous colleges of South Campus.

Sri Venkateswara College:

Commonly known as Venky, it is a co-ed college and offers courses in science, commerce and as well as humanities. It is perhaps the most famous college in South Campus.

The biggest advantage of studying here: the very popular Satya Niketan market is just opposite Venky. You can grab a bite between lectures as well. The food is amazing and the prices are just perfect!

Lady Shri Ram College:

The most regarded all-girls college in the entire Delhi University, if you have secured admission here, you have enough reason to exult. is known for its high priority given to academics as well as extracurricular activities. Feminism is much talked about in this college. It is also known for its famous alumni: Naina Lal Kidwai, Maneka Gandhi and Aung San Suu Kyi to name a few. The biggest advantage of studying here: Infrastructure is really good and you get to say you are from L.S.R. which pretty much sums it all.

Shaheed Bhagat Singh College:

Named after the famous Indian freedom fighter Bhagat Singh, SBSC is one college that has become very famous (and popular) over some years. Life at SBSC can be an enriching experience. The institution has acquired a position of excellence in academics has been effectively providing students enough resources and training to achieve in the fields of sports, debates, and drama. The college offers courses in maths, commerce, arts and it also offers evening college facilities. The biggest advantage of studying here: Its proximity to the famous malls in Saket- Select Citywalk and DLF Place!

Jesus and Mary College

Popularly known as JMC, is another highly desired all-girls College of Delhi University south campus that has 50 percent seats reserved for Catholics and Christians. Established in 1968 by the noble lady St. Claudine Thevenet, the college is popular in the Humanities mainstream and holds several active societies on the campus. It is located in Chanakyapuri, New Delhi. JMC encourages students to take up project work with different government and private colleges such as DMRC, HUDCO, the Planning Commission and others, as part of their academic endeavors. Mudra-the Western Dance Society, Nrityanjali – the Indian Dance Society and Dastaan – the Art And Architecture Society being the most popular ones.

Kamla Nehru College

Getting into Kamala Nehru College is a matter of pride for the women seeking admission in South campus. Kamala Nehru College is an all-women college, established in the year 1964, in the memory of freedom fighter Kamala Nehru. Established with the main motto of empowering women and making them independent, the college is a top choice for that seeking career growth in the field of Humanities courses. The most notable courses offered are from the Arts stream which includes English, Economics, Geography, History, Hindi, and Journalism. KNC boasts about its best infrastructure has nestled an amphitheater where students are seen engaged in long conversations and the street play society performances are practiced. The Placement cell is quite active, with companies like EY, KPMG, and Wipro visiting the campus. Presently, the college does not have hostel facilities for its students.

Due to the absence of a defined boundary, South Campus sprawls out over a large radius of South Delhi. The scattered colleges result in several spots being frequented by students of the campus. Here is a look at a few such popular spots.

Hauz Khas Village

Bursting at the seams with the nerve of youth,  the Hauz Khas Complex, which houses a large water reservoir, historic tombs and ample space for a leisurely walk, includes some of the spots everyone should visit, there is also an ever-growing number of clubs, bars, and cafes to satisfy you. Nearest metro station: Hauz Khas

Gk 1 M block market

 Known for both affordable shopping as well as high-end brands, the M block market has something to offer to everyone. Situated near Kamla Nehru College and LSR, GK has been a favorite of college students for years for its trendy shopping stalls and culinary offerings. Nearest metro station: Kailash Colony

Sarojini Nagar market

 Featured in many Bollywood popular ram song lyrics. The Sarojini Nagar market is one that college students swear by. The essence of the market lies in an amazing range of clothes that are stylish yet affordable. This can be called the unofficial hub of street shopping in the capital. Nearest metro station: INA

Lajpat Nagar market

 Home to the prestigious LSR College, Lajpat Nagar has several options for visitors. Central Market is the hub for shopping for fabrics, junk jewellery and the likes. A visit to the Ram Ladoo Wala and hunger strike for momos is a must! Nearest metro station: Lajpat Nagar

Satya Niketan

Located right opposite Venkateswara College, this is a favoured hangout spot for college students of South Campus. Famous for its street food, a wide variety of eating options cater to the forever hungry students. The park located behind the main market doubles up as a rehearsal center for the various college societies such as music and dance. Nearest metro station: AIIMS

There is no famine of rental options in areas that lie near the Delhi University South Campus. Studentacco provides NO COMMISSION accommodation to students in Satya Niketan/ Moti Bagh Situated right opposite Sri Venkateswara College With many colleges such as Atma Ram Sanatan Dharma (ARSD), Motilal Nehru and Ram Lal Anand in the vicinity, Satya Niketan is the first preference for many students, who can choose from various PG accommodations here.

Munirka situated about 6 km from South Campus, Munirka benefits from its proximity to Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) and the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT).

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