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Updated on 12th January, 2023 , 9 min read

List of South Campus Colleges in Delhi University

South Campus Colleges in Delhi University Overview

In order to meet the university's development, the University of Delhi developed the south campus in 1973. It moved to its current location on Benito Juarez Marg, near Dhaula Kuan, in 1984. The nearest Delhi Metro station is Durgabai Deshmukh South Campus. The Arts, Inter-disciplinary, Applied Sciences, and S.P. Jain Centre for Management Studies faculties host several departments. Despite the widespread assumption that North Campus is superior, South Campus has its own distinct attraction. The South Campus of Delhi University is located in South Delhi and is blessed with some of the greatest culinary outlets, making college life feel like heaven. The campus also has some of the greatest institutions in Delhi, with Sri Venkateshwara being a well-known college that competes with the colleges on the North Campus.

South Campus Colleges Eligibility Criteria

Before enrolling in various University colleges, students should determine their eligibility for Delhi University 2022. Admission to these programs will be based on merit or through entrance exams administered by Delhi University.  Candidates for Undergraduate Courses (Based on Merit) must have passed their 12th test from a recognized board.

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  1. There is no age limit for admission to undergraduate programs at Delhi University institutions. 
  2. There would be no barrier to entry in undergraduate courses if someone took a gap year.
  3. Undergraduate and Postgraduate Courses (Entrance Exam Based)- There is no age limit for undergraduate and postgraduate courses provided by the University's colleges. 
  4. The qualifying standards of Delhi University vary depending on the application category and the program.

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List of South Campus Colleges with Popular Courses

The following table shows the list of colleges on South Campus with the courses they offered-

Name of Colleges

Undergraduate Course

Postgraduate Courses





Lady Shri Ram College (LSR)- It is one of Delhi University's finest institutions which has evolved into one of the top art institutions in the country and has earned a reputation as the most sought-after college by any female DU applicant since its founding in 1956 by the late Lala Shri Ram in remembrance of his wife.

  1. B.Com (Hons) 
  2. B.A. Programme
  3. B.A. (Hons) Economics
  4. B.A. (Hons) English
  5. B.A. (Hons) Hindi
  6. B.A. (Hons) History
  7. B.A. (Hons) Journalism
  8. B.A. (Hons) Philosophy
  9.  B.A. (Hons) Political Science
  10. B.A. (Hons) Psychology
  11. B.A. (Hons) Sanskrit
  12. B.A. (Hons) Sociology
  13. B. Sc. (Hons) Statistics
  14. B. Sc. (Hons) Mathematics
  1. M.A. English
  2. M.A. Economics
  3. M.A. Political Science
  4. M.A. History 
  5. M.A. Hindi
  6. M.A. Mathematics
  7. M.A. Philosophy
  8. M.A. Sanskrit



Kamala Nehru College (KNC)- It was founded in 1964 and is an all-college women's named after independence fighter Kamala Nehru. It has established itself as one of the premier Commerce institutions in the country. 

  1. B.A. (Hons) Economics
  2. B.A. (Hons) English
  3. B.A. (Hons) Geography
  4. B.A. (Hons) Hindi
  5. B.A. (Hons) History
  6. B.A. (Hons) Journalism
  7. B.A. (Hons) Philosophy
  8. B.A. (Hons) Psychology
  9. B. Sc. (Hons) Mathematics
  1. M.A. English
  2. M.A. Political Science
  3. M.A. History 
  4. M.A. Hindi
  5. M.A. Philosophy
  6. M.A. Sanskrit







Sri Venkateswara College (Venky)- It was founded in 1997 and has since become one of the top-tier colleges in the fields of Science, Arts, and Commerce. Venky was founded with the intention of providing superior education to South Indian kids. Despite the fact that it is today a co-ed college with no reservations for religious or linguistic minorities.

  1. B.A. Programme
  2. B.A. (Hons) Economics
  3. B.A. (Hons) English
  4. B.A. (Hons) Hindi
  5. B.A. (Hons) History
  6. B.A. (Hons) Journalism
  7. B.A. (Hons) Political Science
  8. B.A. (Hons) Sanskrit
  9. B.Sc.(Hons) Statistics
  10. B. Sc.(Hons) Mathematics
  11. B.Sc.(Hons) Physics
  12. B.Sc.(Hons) Chemistry
  13. B.Sc.(Hons) Botany
  14. B.Sc.(Hons) Biological Sciences
  15. B.Sc.(Hons) Bio-Chemistry
  16. B.Sc.(Hons) Electronics
  17. B.Sc.(Hons) Zoology
  18. B.Sc (Programme) Life Sciences
  19. B.Com
  20. B.Com (Hons) 
  1. M.A. English
  2. M.A. History
  3. M.A./M.Sc. Statistics 
  4. M.A./M.Sc. Mathematics 
  5. M.Sc. Botany
  6. M.Sc. Physics
  7. M.Sc. Zoology
  8. M.Sc. Chemistry


Delhi Arts and Commerce (DCAC)- It was founded in 1989, and is one of Delhi University's most prestigious institutions. Aside from being one of the best arts and commerce schools, DCAC has successfully launched a three-year Journalism honors program. 

  1. B.Com (Hons) 
  2. B.A. (Hons) Economics
  3. B.A. (Hons) English
  4. B.A. (Hons) Political Science
  5. B.A. (Hons) History
  6. B.A. (Hons) Journalism
  7. B.A. (Programme)











Gargi College- This all-girls institution was founded in 1967 and is one of just two schools to have received the UGC's 'Prestigious College with a Potential for Excellence Grant.' 

  1. B.Com
  2. B.Com (Hons)
  3. B.A. (Programme)
  4. B.A. (Honours) Business Economics 
  5. B.A. (Programme) B.El.Ed
  6. B.A. (Programme) German
  7. B.A. (Hons) History
  8. B.A. (Hons) English
  9. B.A. (Hons) Economics
  10. B.A. (Hons) Political Science
  11. B.A. (Hons) Sanskrit
  12. B.A. (Hons) Philosophy
  13. B.A. (Hons) Psychology
  14. B.Sc.(Hons) Botany
  15. B.Sc (Hons.) Chemistry
  16. B.Sc. (Hons.) Physics
  17. B.Sc (Hons.) Mathematics
  18. B.Sc.(Hons) Zoology
  19. B.Sc. (Honors) Microbiology
  20. B.Sc. Physical Sciences (Programme)
  1. M.A. English
  2. M.A. Political Science
  3. M.S Botany



Shaheed Bhagat Singh College (SBSC)- This co-ed institution under Delhi University, now located in Sheikh Sarai, provides high-quality education in the subjects of commerce and arts.

  1. B.Com. (Hons.)
  2. B.Com.
  3. B.A. Programme
  4. B.A. (Hons.) Economics
  5. B.A. (Hons.) English
  6. B.A. (Hons.) Hindi
  7. B.A. (Hons.) Geography
  8. B.A. (Hons.) History 
  9. B.A. (Hons.) Political Science
  10. B.Sc. (Hons.) Mathematics









College of Vocational Studies (CVS)- It was established to promote higher vocational studies to persons willing to take the risk of deviating from standard and mainstream educational courses. CVS was founded in 1972 and is located in Sheikh Sarai II. 

  1. B.A.(VS) Human Resource Management
  2. B.A.(VS) Marketing Management and Retail Business
  3. B.A.(VS) Management and Marketing of Insurance
  4. B.A.(VS) Material Management
  5. B.A.(VS) Small and Medium Enterprises
  6. B.A.(VS) Office Management and Secretarial Practice
  7. B.A.(VS) Tourism Management
  8. B.A. (Hons.) Economics
  9. B.A. (Hons.) English
  10. B.A. (Hons.) Hindi
  11. B.A. (Hons.) History
  12. B.Com (Hons.)
  13. B.SC.(Hons.) Computer Science






Atma Ram Sanatan Dharma (ARSD)- It is located in the Dhaula Kuan region of South Delhi, and was founded in 1959. The college is well-known for two things: Ajay Maken, a member of the National Congress Party (NCP), and its renowned theatrical society, "Chalo Dilli." 

  1. B.A. (Hons.) Economics
  2. B.A. (Hons.) English
  3. B.A. (Hons.) Hindi
  4. B.A. (Hons.) History
  5. B.A. (Hons.) Political Science
  6. B.A. (Programme)
  7. B.Com (Hons.)
  8. B.Com (Programme)
  9. B.Sc.(Hons) Computer Science
  10. B.Sc (Hons.) Chemistry
  11. B.Sc. (Hons.) Electronics
  12. B.Sc (Hons.) Mathematics
  13. B.Sc.(Hons) Physics
  14. B.Sc. (Phy. Sc.) Chemistry
  15. B.Sc. (Phy. Sc.) Computer Science
  16. B.Sc. (Phy. Sc.) Electronics
  17. B.Sc. (Applied Phy. Sc.) Industrial Chemistry
  1. M.A. Hindi
  2. M.A. English
  3. M.A. Political Science
  4. M.Com.






Maitreyi College- The Maitreyi College was founded in 1967 in the Chanakyapuri region of south Delhi and was named after a Vedic sage. This is an all-girls institution that offers courses in the arts, sciences, and commerce to its students.

  1. B.Sc (Hons.) Botany
  2. B.Sc (Hons.) Chemistry (integrated)
  3. B.Sc (Hons.) Mathematics
  4. B.Sc (Hons.) Physics (integrated)
  5. B.Sc (Hons.) Zoology
  6. B.Sc Programme Physical Science (Chemistry/Computer Science)
  7. B.Sc Life Sciences (Botany, Chemistry, Zoology)
  8. B.A. (Hons.) Economics
  9. B.A. (Hons.) English
  10. B.A. (Hons.) Hindi
  11. B.A. (Hons.) History
  12. B.A. (Hons.) Political Science
  13. B.A. (Hons.) Sanskrit 
  14. B.A. (Hons.) Sociology 
  15. B.A. Programme
  16. B.Com (Programme)
  17. B.Com (Hons.)
  1. M.A. Political Science
  2. M.A. Mathematics

Sri Aurobindo College (SAC)- It is situated in south Delhi, near Qutab Minar, Sri Aurobindo Ashram, IIT (Delhi), NCERT, and Qutab Institutional Area. Arts, Commerce, Law, Management Studies, Education, Mathematical Sciences, Medical Sciences, Social Sciences, Technology, and many more disciplines are available at the college. For most courses, the institution provides morning and evening classes, as well as the option of remote learning instruction.

  1. B.A. (Hons.) English
  2. B.A. (Hons.) Hindi
  3. B.A. (Hons.) Political Science
  4. B.A. Programme
  5. B.Com
  6. B.Com (Hons.)
  7. B.Sc. Programme
  8. B.Sc. (Hons.)




M.A. Hindi

Also read more about the North Campus Colleges under Delhi University.

Off-Campus South Delhi University Colleges

The following table shows the list of off-campus south colleges-

Name of the College


Zakir Hussain Delhi College

Zakir Husain, founded in 1990, provides courses in Science, Commerce & Banking, Arts, and Management. Students can also use the hostel facilities. Other amenities include an AV lab, a mess, a library, medical facilities, and a computer lab.

Rajdhani College

Rajdhani College, located in Raja Garden, provides 19 courses in three streams: commerce and banking, arts, and science, as well as four degrees: BA, MA, and M.Com. There is no hostel offered here.

Maharaja Agrasen College

This college was founded in 1994 and is located in Mayur Vihar. It provides Media & Mass Communication, Commerce & Banking, Arts, Physical Education, Science, and Management courses. It is AICTE-accredited.

Lakshmibai College

Lakshmibai College is NAAC and UGC approved and is located in Ashok Nagar, providing studies in Arts, Commerce & Banking, Science, Management, and Performing Arts. It also provides diplomas in a variety of disciplines.


Kalindi College

East Patel Nagar, Central Delhi, is the location of this all-girls college. In 2013 and 2015, the college received the 'university award for exemplary practices' twice in a row. It provides courses in Science, Arts, and Business. Aside from the amenities that come with any college campus, Kalindi College has effective cyber cafés, a well-stocked library, and an infrastructure that meets the demands of both students and instructors.

Lady Irwin College

The Lady Irwin Institution Society's Memorandum of Association established Lady Irwin College as a constituent college for women at the University of Delhi. It is the country's main and model institution for Home Sciences education.

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North Campus vs. South Campus - A Comparison of Delhi University Best Colleges

The following table shows the comparison between North Campus and South Campus - 


North Campus

South Campus


Very Good 

Very Good 


Very Good 

Very Good 


Very Good 

Very Good 

College Fests

Crossroads, Renaissance, Mecca, Tempest, and so on.

Montage, Nexus, Reverie, and so forth.


Vishwavidalaya and GTB Nagar are the two closest metro stations.

Low-level stations are dispersed over the Pink Line Metro, followed by a rickshaw.

Proximity to Other Colleges

Because the institutions are so near together, students frequently go to neighboring campuses for fests and contests.

Most colleges, with the exception of a handful, are spread apart, making travel between them cumbersome.

Campus Common Areas

North Campus contains several common spaces, such as Arts Faculty, VC Lawns, and other locations for students to congregate and socialize.

There are no such options on South Campus.

Hostel Facility

Available. There are other PGs available.

No longer available. There is just PGs available.


Moderate to Low




Moderate to Low

North Campus is relatively hazardous, with frequent phone snatchings and even robberies.

Moderate to High 

Moderate to High South Campus is normally quite safe for going out late at night.



Shopping Spots


Kamla Nagar Market

Tibetan Market

GTB Nagar 

Sarojini Nagar Market

Lajpat Nagar or Central Market 

Hauz Khas Market 

Khan Market 

GK M – Block Market 


Food Joints

Big Yellow Door; QDs; Echoes; Burgrill; Ricos; Dolma Aunty Momos; Tom Uncle Maggi; Chache Di Hatti, and more. 

Big Yellow Door; QDs; Diggin; The Treat; Kev's Cafe; Woodbox Cafe; WoW Momos, and more. 

Night Life



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