Lady Irwin College (DU), New Delhi
Delhi

Established

1932

Streams

Arts, Science

Ownership

Status

College Type

Postgraduate, Undergraduate

Overview

Lady Irwin College (DU), New Delhi is a women’s constituent college of the University of Delhi offering graduate courses in Food Technology as well as graduate and postgraduate courses in Home Science. The institution aims to build the capacity of women students through well-designed course modules and extramural activities.

The was established under the patronage of Lady Dorothy Irwin, wife of Lord Irwin, Viceroy of India and the Maharanis of Baroda and Bhopal, Sarojini Naidu, Rajkumari Amrit Kaur, Annie Besant, Kamala Devi Chattopadhyay, Margaret Cousins and Sir Ganga Ram in 1932. The buildings of the college campus have been classified and protected as heritage sites.

The college shifted to its current campus at Sikandra Road in 1938. Till 1950, it was managed by the All India Women’s Education Fund Association, after which it got affiliated to the University of Delhi, and honours degree courses were introduced in the college. The motto of the college is “Vidya Hi Seva” (Education is Service).

Campus

Lady Irwin College is spread over 16.5 acres with red brick buildings amidst sprawling lawns  and trees in Lutyens Delhi. Built in 1932 by Sir Walter George, a large part of the college is housed in heritage structures.

The college houses 42 well equipped laboratories, 41 classrooms and a library with more 57,000 books and bound periodicals. The administrative block has sufficient number and spacious rooms.

Classrooms of different capacities, from 20 up to 100 students, meet requirements of UG, PG and Ph.D. students. Each classroom is equipped with appropriate, comfortable furniture; good ventilation and adequate light. Most classrooms are equipped with LCD projectors and Wi-Fi. Most departments have a seminar room.

The fully-automated library is housed in a separate building equipped with latest ICT requirements. It has a large reading room (used for seminars for 100 persons), internet work stations with 40 computers, one INTRANET server, Fibre Optic connectivity, etc.

To engage students to a variety of practical orientation, self-instructional, learner friendly modes, there are well-equipped hi-tech laboratories. The Computer Resource Centre acts as a nodal centre to support all digital needs of the college. Hands-on experiential learning is provided through the horticultural experimental farm for research and innovation in farming.

Student and faculty support facilities include the students’ meeting spaces i.e., Ashiana, hostel common room, college lawns and amphitheatre, where students meet for students’ union meetings, GBM, etc. College bookshop provides stationery items along with textbooks and other recommended books of the curriculum.

Sports facilities on campus include grounds and courts for volleyball, throwball, netball, yoga classes, baseball, athletics, NCC parade, cricket, handball, chess and carrom. The campus also has a gym and other sports rooms. 

Academics

Undergraduate Courses (3 years):

B.Sc. Home Science 

B.Sc. (Hons) Home Science 

B.Sc. (Hons) Food Technology  

Short Term Certificate Courses:

Rhinoceros Course

Retail Management Course

CSR course

Auto CAD Course

Postgraduate Courses:

B.Ed.

B.Ed. Special Education (MR)

Postgraduate Diploma in Dietetics and Public Health Nutrition (PGDDPHN)

M.Sc. – Food and Nutrition | Human Development and Childhood Studies | Fabric and Apparel Science | Development Communication and Extension | Resource Management and Design Application

Doctoral Courses:

Ph.D. – Food and Nutrition | Human Development and Childhood Studies | Fabric and Apparel Science | Development Communication and Extension | Resource Management and Design Application

Placements:

The placements and internships cell of the college provides recruitment opportunities for students in best of the companies and organizations. The students get placed in most renowned organizations. The leading recruiting companies department-wise are as follows:

  • Food & Nutrition & Food Technology: All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, HCL Healthcare, Max Healthcare and Public Health Foundation of India.
  • Human Development & Childhood Studies (HDCS): Child Survival India, Janaki Devi Memorial College, University of Delhi, NCERT and Pratham.
  • Fabric & Apparel Science (FAS): Shahi exports Pvt. Ltd., Business Co-ordination House (BCH), Tod’s India, and Paul Salon, Satya Paul.
  • Development Communication & Extensions (DCE): UNICEF, India, FICCI, Goonj and Piramal Healthcare.
  • Resource Management & Design Application (RMDA): – Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation funded Program, Divine Innovation, International Institute of Energy Conservation and MagicBricks Realty Service Ltd.

Placement Highlights- 2018-20: The median CTC was recorded at INR 0.5 LPA while the highest CTC stood at INR 2.8 LPA.

General Information

Accomodation
Yes
Library
Yes
Student Mix
Women
No of Students
Yes
Campus Size
16.5 acres
Labs
Yes
Internet Wi-Fi
Yes
Sports
Basketball, Cricket, Gym

Admission

Undergraduate Admission:

Selection Criteria: Academic merit in 10+2 examinations.

Eligibility: 10+2 from a recognised board with a minimum aggregate of 50%.

Admission Process:

  • Candidates must apply for admissions by registering on the DU admission portal and filling the online/offline application form for LIC along with the submission of documents and payment of application fees.
  • The college will release a cut-off list based on 10+2 marks.
  • Candidates will be offered provisional admission on the basis of their 10+2 marks. Candidates meeting the cut-offs may confirm their admission by verifying the documents and paying the fees.

Postgraduate Admission:

Selection Criteria: Delhi University written entrance exam.

Eligibility: Bachelor’s degree in relevant discipline/specialisation from a recognised university with a minimum aggregate of 55%.

Admission Process:

  • Candidates must apply for admissions by registering on the DU admission portal and filling the online/offline application form for LIC along with the submission of documents and payment of application fees.
  • Candidates will be required to appear for a written entrance exam organised by Delhi University and conducted by the college.
  • Candidates will be shortlisted on the basis of marks obtained in the written entrance exam. Shortlisted candidates may confirm their admission by verifying the documents and paying the fees.

Doctoral Admission (Ph.D.):

Selection Criteria: Delhi University entrance exam and personal interview.

Eligibility: Master’s degree in relevant discipline/specialisation from a recognised university with a minimum aggregate of 55%.

Admission Process:

  • Candidates must apply for admissions by registering on the DU admission portal and filling the online/offline application form for LIC along with the submission of documents and payment of application fees.
  • Candidates will be required to appear for an entrance exam organised by Delhi University and conducted by the college. This is followed by a personal interview.
  • Candidates with JRF/National Fellowship/NET need not appear for the entrance exam- they may directly appear for the personal interview.
  • Candidates will be shortlisted on the basis of marks obtained in the written entrance exam and performance in the personal interview. Shortlisted candidates may confirm their admission by verifying the documents and paying the fees.

Fees: Please contact college for detailed information on fees.

Achievement

Lady Irwin College, New Delhi was ranked 56th in the science category in India by India Today in 2020. It was ranked the sixth-best college in India by India Today in 2017.

LIC received the Asia’s Most Trusted Brand Award (Bangkok) to Department of Education for best College in Asia in 2015. 

Accommodation

Lady Irwin College Hostel houses around 200 graduate and postgraduate students coming from different states of India and abroad. The Lady Irwin College Hostel is housed in two buildings made of red bricks walls, narrating a historical story of some old legendary Hilla Faridoonji Rustamji.

The main hostel Hilla Faridoonji Hall (housing undergraduate students) was inaugurated in 1934 and the PG Hostel (housing postgraduate students and research scholars) was inaugurated by Mrs. Hilla Rustomji Faridoonji, President, All India Women’s Education Fund Association (AIWEFA) in 1954. 

The sprawling lush green lawns in front of the buildings add splendour to the architectural beauty of the red brick buildings. The serpentine staircase and spacious galleries in front of rooms characterize the main hostel building. The interiors and layouts of the rooms are well-ventilated, adequately lit and fully air-conditioned. Students are free to use the basketball court for jogging, playing, group activities and study sessions. The hostel is Wi-Fi enabled and the all-purpose common room, ‘Travancore’- the television and entertainment room with LCD facility – plays the role of a party room during festivals and occasions and a study room during examinations.

The Hostel is managed by the Hostel Committee which is constituted by the Staff Council of the College and executed by the Warden in consultation with the college Director. The Hostel Committee comprises of the College Director, The Teacher Warden and two Faculty members nominated by the Staff Council.

Information

Website : https://ladyirwin.edu.in/

Address : Sikandra Road, New Delhi

Email : [email protected]

Contact : +91 1123711222

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