Miranda House was founded by Sir Maurice Gwyer, the then vice-chancellor, University of Delhi, in July 1948; its foundation stone was laid by Lady Edwina Mountbatten on March 7 in the same year. It is a residential college for women which started with six departments and student strength of 33 women. The college now boasts 18 departments with over 2500 students. Located in the university campus, Miranda House is built in red brick with spacious verandahs. It was originally designed was by the renowned architect Walter George and the structure is now declared a heritage building.
Undergraduate courses Admission is based on the marks secured by candidates in their senior secondary/high school examination of the CBSE or equivalent board. Postgraduate courses The college accepts only centralized pre-admission form of the Delhi University. However, candidates are encouraged to procure the prospectus to obtain an overview of the college and details of the selection criteria which would form the basis of admission. After the cutoff lists are announced, candidates selected for admission to the college are required to fill the Miranda House admission form before they can be admitted to the college. This form is available along with the prospectus at the time of admission at the college counter.
Miranda House was originally designed by the renowned architect Walter George and now declared a heritage building. It is the first college to establish a computer-based resource centre to aid its visually-challenged students. The college is in the process of establishing a program to make each visually-challenged student fluent in use of the technology.
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