Hindu College

University of Delhi
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Hindu College, University of Delhi, University Enclave, New Delhi, Delhi, India - 110007
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About Hindu College

The Hindu College is recognized as one of the premier academic institutions in the country. It stands tall in public esteem and also in the memories of its alumni, many of whom are now prominent figures in government, business and industry, the media and education. Notwithstanding its name, students from all religions have grown up here and excelled in the chosen areas of their interests, be it academics, sports, or extra-curricular activities. However, the college was not built in a day.

 The Hindu College was founded more than a century ago in 1899, by Late Shri Krishan Dassji Gurwale. In the backdrop of the nationalist struggle against the British rule, some prominent citizens including Shri Gurwaleji of Delhi, decided to start a college that would, while being non-elitist and non-sectarian, provide nationalist education to the youth of Delhi.

 Originally, the College was housed in a humble building in Kinari Bazar, Chandni Chowk, and it was affiliated to the Punjab University as there was no Delhi University at that time. As the college grew, it faced a major crisis in 1902 due to inadequate infrastructure. But fortunately at this point Rai Bahadur Sultan Singh generously donated a part of his historic property (which originally belonged to Col. Skinner) at Kashmere Gate, to the College thereby enabling it to function there till 1953 when it moved to its present location in the Delhi University.

Short Term Courses

Foreign Language Courses

The college has introduced Short-Term Certificate courses in various languages .These include French, German, Russian and Spanish. On the completion of the course, the examination is conducted by the University Of Delhi and on the basis of that, the certificate is issued to the successful candidates.


Course Coordinators: Dr. Anuradha Sharma , Associate Professor, Department of Botany, Dr. V K Sharma, Associate Professor, Department of Chemistry, Dr. Pradyumn Kumar, Associate Professor, Department of Physics 

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