Gargi College DU: When in 1922, University of Delhi was established, none of us ever knew that it would become such an essential part of each student’s dream.

Like recently I heard upon an incident of Roshan, who lives in Bihar that he was preparing for his IIT till class 11, and was amongst the toppers of the school, but when he came to know about DU perks and services, and came to know about the value of getting graduated with a DU degree. He dropped his plan of IIT and started to prepare for the score above 94% just to get admission in DELHI UNIVERSITY. And Guess what he scored 96.25% and is now in Hansraj College for Chemistry Hons

This example doesn’t mean that if you are preparing for IIT or PMT so you can’t score well in boards and get into Delhi University, It’s just that the craze among the students for DU is so high that many students change their streams for DU.

But in many cases, we also see that students, who didn’t get their desired field or college or stream but are above 88%, can get into DU with their BEST FOUR. Choosing DU is better than dropping a year, is what people often say. After such a decision, no one ever regrets upon their decision, because of ALL THE NAME AND FAME EARNED BY DELHI UNIVERSITY FOR SO LONG.

Today, we are going to talk about such an integral college of Delhi University which is in South Campus and holds a great dignitary in the name of colleges and campus. The college is well known for its High Profiled GIRLS and classy fests.

It is none other than GARGI COLLEGE.

Just for knowledge…. are you guys aware that the famous and counted among the hot actresses of Bollywood URVASHI RAUTELA is an alumnus of Gargi college DU.

History and Origin of Gargi College DU

The prominent college of the south campus GARGI was established in 1967 in South Delhi. In 2016, The college celebrated its Golden Jubilee. Gargi College was named after an enlightened woman ‘Gargi’, figuring in the Brihadaranyaka Upanishad of the Vedic Age. She emerges as an intelligent and bold person embodying the spirit of inquiry juxtaposed with faith as is shown by her penetrating and challenging questions to the great sage Yajnavalkya.

Admission Procedure 

The admission guidelines are as same as that of the university of Delhi. Admission is done on merit base, on the basis of cutoff released. Also, ECA and Sports quota is available for the getting admission in Gargi college DU.

Gargi College DU

Documents required at the time Admission

  1. Class 12th certificate, if not substitute certificate for class 12th will work.
  2. Class 10th certificate.
  3. Identity proof
  4. 4 passport size photo 
  5. Application is given by DU at the time of registration confirmation.

Fees can be submitted later, once you get enrolled in the university. Also, the feature of transferring or refunding the fees from college is available in Gargi college.

Courses

Gargi offers many colleges in the name of science and arts. The college also offers a course in Bachelors of elementary education and Bachelors of Business Economics, which are one of the prominent courses in Delhi University.

Given below is the list of all bachelors’ courses Gargi have in the bachelor’s program:

Name of the course Fees per year

B.A in Applied Psychology 

Rs 8,055/- INR

B.A(Hons) in Business Economics 

Rs 8,055/- INR

B.A(Hons) in English

Rs 8,055/- INR

B.A(Hons) in Hindi 

Rs 8,055/- INR

B.A(Hons) in History

Rs 8,055/- INR

B.A.(Hons) in Philosophy

Rs 8,055/- INR

B.A.(Hons) in Political Science

Rs 8,055/- INR

B.A.(Hons) in Sanskrit

Rs 8,055/- INR

B.com(Hons)

Rs 8,055/- INR

B.com(pass)

Rs 8,055/- INR

B.sc in Botany

Rs 8,305/- INR

B.sc in Microbiology

Rs 8,305/- INR

B.sc in zoology

Rs 8,305/- INR

B.sc in Physics

Rs 8,305/- INR

B.sc in Life Science

Rs 8,305/- INR

B.sc in Physical Science

Rs 8,305/- INR

B.el.ed

Rs 11,605/- INR

CutOff for admission

The college is one of the most renowned colleges of south campus and is known for its excellence in results, whether in placements or in graduates per year.

Last year, the Highest cut off for the college in general category was 97% for B.sc Maths, B.A. Economics (Hons) and B.A. Psychology (Hons), whereas, the lowest cut off for the college in general category was 86.5% for B.A. Philosophy (Hons).

You can check all the cut off of 2018 for all the categories in the link given below:

Please note that your percentage and the cutoff list is compared through the BEST 4 criteria laid down by Delhi University. Different courses have different subjects which can be included in the BEST 4 CATEGORY, for comparing it with the cutoff list.

CRITERIA FOR CALCULATING BEST 4

  1. Anyone of the language(core/elective/functional)
  2. The main subject for which candidate is seeking admission, for example, if someone wants to do mathematics(Hons) then he/she must include maths in best 4. Failing to do so, will result in a 2.5% disadvantage over your best 4 percentage.
  3. Any 2 of the List A can be chosen to combine with your best 4. If the selected course is not there in List A then it can result in a disadvantage of 2.5%.

LIST A

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  1. Changing of the stream could result in a decrease of 5% in your overall best 4 percentage.
  2. If you going for any of the science course at Delhi University, then you are required to add PCM in your Best 4 subjects. Failing to do so will result in a 5% decrease in your overall best 4 percentage.

Faculties

According to the reviews, given by the students on various student-oriented and educational related sites, such as Quora and shiksha.com, Faculties of the college are helpful to every extent and use innovative methods of teaching the students.

Teachers there have been remarked as cooperative, and allow students for development in all possible fields. Also, teachers do not feel any hesitation of keeping extra classes after the regular class for doubt clearing section.

Placements

Gargi college DU has its own Placement cell in the college premises which takes care of the placements of all desiring and deserving students. But for this opportunity, each student needs to register in the cell to be eligible to appear for the job placements.

The college hosts many big companies such as KPMG, Deloitte, EY, etc. The average salary package is 2-3.5 LPA and can go up to 7-8 LPA.

Also, the college’s placement cell does provide internship to the students in summer break those who are seeking for it, with the help of an internship request letter.

Here are some more interesting things about Gargi College that you might want to know:

1. Culture to make note of

Gargi College has its own cultures and program which represent the college in more innovative and attractive ways.

Gargi College DU was awarded for the most prestigious college along with the Potential of Excellence Grant by the UGC in the year 2004-2005.

9 of the departments of Gargi College namely Botany, Chemistry, Commerce, Elementary Education, Microbiology, Physics, Psychology, Zoology, and the Women’s Development Centre are working over the innovation and experimentation in the undergraduate program, using modern methods of learning and evaluation. This award is in recognition of the endeavor of the college to engage in advanced research and socially purposeful projects over and above the regular college events.

2. Eyecatching Infrastructure

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The infrastructure is considered to be the “best” infrastructure of all the DU colleges.

Whether we talk about classrooms or the laboratories, all are fully equipped. Research is appreciated in Gargi college at even Undergraduate level. The whole campus is WiFi enabled. A newly built state of art auditorium and seminar hall with a seating capacity of 750 and 150 respectively, exist. Also, there is a well-stocked library which has online access. The library is fully furnished with important materials and research papers. Gargi also does have its own book store and photocopy shop.

3. Top of the line Fests

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Fests conducted by the student union of the college are remarked and reviewed as in an average category. Each department and society conduct their own events and fests. The main and cumulative fest of the college is known as REVERIE.

Many famous artists such as Prateek Kuhaad, Local train, Monali Thakur, Ayushmann Khurana have performed in there college annual fests. Recently Ayushmann Khurana made a visit to the college for the promotion of the movie ANDHADHUN.

4. Canteen to spend quality time with friends

gargi college DU

Gargi College has a spacious canteen with the space of 200-250 students to be seated at a time. There are many tasty and lovable food counters in the gargi such as Momo counter, Chat counter, fried potato counter, etc. 

Apart from this, the canteen also serves north as well as south Indian food in their menu. Gargi has a partnership with Nescafe and Coca-cola and thus have their kiosks inside the campus.

5. Societies

 

The college has different types of societies, for each subject.The list of those societies are:

  • Nazaakat-The Indian Dance Society of Gargi College.
  • Iris-The Photography Society.
  • Kshitij-The Street Play Society.
  • Enliven-The Western Dance Society.
  • Glass Eye-The Film Society.
  • Hues-The Fine Arts Society.
  • QED-The English Debating Society.
  • Sparx-The Choreography Society.
  • AvniThe Eco Club
  • Samranjini-The Indian Music Society.
  • SAMIKSHA The Hindi Debating Society.
  • Upstage-The Dramatics Society.
  • Quizzito-The Quiz Society.
  • AnubhutiHindi Creative Writing Society
  • EuphonyThe western music society
  • The Gandhi study circle
  • Marketing Society
  • Quilluminati-The English Creative Writing Society
  • Unmukti-The Women Developmental Cell

Any of the student wishing to join any society can join either by an application or by the auditions. Students can enroll themselves in this society during their course duration.

6. Hangout Places Near College

Next Station is INA, Doors will open on the left! please mind the gap!!

Many of us are aware of this sound in the metro, Yes INA is the station for Gargi and INA is also the station for the Delhi’s Famous market – Sarojini Nagar. Since Gargi College is a Girls college and most of the girls are shopaholics, so it is one of the best hangout places near Gargi college.

gargi college du

7. Hangout Places Near College

Next Station is INA, Doors will open on the left! please mind the gap!!

Many of us are aware of this sound in the metro, Yes INA is the station for Gargi and INA is also the station for the Delhi’s Famous market – Sarojini Nagar. Since Gargi College is a Girls college and most of the girls are shopaholics, so it is one of the best hangout places near Gargi college.

Delhi Haat, Select City walk and Hauz Khas village are also some of the top and most visited hangout places for the students studying in Gargi.

However the cafes of Hauz Khas village are quite expensive, yet they are worthy enough for you to spend your money because the quality of food and drinks out there cannot be experienced anywhere else.

Ab south Campus ki baat ho or Satya Niketan ka naam na aaye toh acha sa ni lgega.

Satya Niketan is also on 15 minutes distance from the college and is pocket-friendly to those who don’t wanna spend a lot in Hauz Khas Village.

8. Places to bunk in Gargi college

You may wonder about the lawns and staircase and canteens in the college for bunking mid lectures.

Yes, there are lawns in Gargi college, a very big ground and a fully equipped library which can be used as a perfect place to bunk your boring lecture, to prepare your notes and to spend some soothing time with your friends inside the campus.

Also, the kiosks for Nescafe and coca-cola can be used for the same.

nescafe kiosk

So these were the essential and knowledgeable information about the Gargi college DU, which the students going to take admission must be aware of. Stay tuned for more such information.

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