Gargi College is one of the leading Women colleges located in south campus. It was founded in 1967 & was named after an enlightened women Gargi (Believing in the Brihadaranyaka Upanishada of the Vedic Age). It is affiliated to Delhi University & has got the award of “College with Potential for Excellence” by UGC in 2004.
The college believes in enhancing the overall personality of students. So, provides professional training to the students for various games, dances & Music. The students of college have been selected for representing DU in state & national tournaments like
In 2012, Gargi students received chess champion award & Judo team received runner up award. In 2013, the College won gold medal in athletics and Judo and emerged second in tennis tournaments of DU. Apart from sports, the other activities in which students take initiative to perform are:
Cultural events (dances, music, quiz competitions, Painting competitions). Additionally, the college has
College has fully equipped &computerized library. To assist students so that they can reach to the pinnacle of excellence, we have an extensive collection of books in the library. It has proper seating arrangement for students as well as staffs. Presently, the total books available in the college library are
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Social Outreach Programmes: The NSS, NCC, Equal Opportunity Cell and Women’s Development Centers of the College arrange events that sensitize our students to gender, economic and other issues. These create awareness about the social responsibility and provide the opportunity for rendering service to the society.
Self-Development Programmes: The College has an active Photography club, Film Appreciation club, Eco club among others. Our students produce about 10 quarterly/annual newsletters from diverse Departments and an annual magazine.
Initiated last year, one each for Humanities, Sciences and Commerce, it has instilled heart-warming enthusiasm in students to interrogate their environment and present new experiments and ideas. The some of the winners for 2009-10 are:
College has received Star College Grant & grant award for establishing bioinformatics stream by the Ministry of Science & Technology, Government of India in 2009.
9th among top 10 colleges of Delhi university
23rd for Best Arts College