#CareerBytes: Five top Delhi University colleges for science courses
The University of Delhi, established in 1922, is one of the most renowned educational institutions in India. It attracts lakhs of students from across India and other countries. It offers a range of courses in various streams at undergraduate and postgraduate levels. The university's courses in science are some of the most sought-after ones. Here are five top DU colleges for pursuing science courses.
St. Stephen's College, founded in 1881, is one of the oldest colleges under the Delhi University. For UG courses, admissions are based on the candidate's result in the qualifying exam (10+2 exam or equivalent), performance in the aptitude conducted by the college followed by an interview round. Science courses offered include BSc Physics (Hons.), BSc Chemistry (Hons.), BSc Mathematics (Hons.), and BSc Physical Science.
Miranda House is a college for women under DU; it was established in 1948. It is one of the best-rated colleges in India. Admission to the college's programs is done on the basis of the candidate's score in 10+2 examination (or equivalent). Science courses offered include BSc (Hons.) in Botany, Chemistry, Mathematics, Physics, and Zoology, and BSc in Life Sciences and Physical Sciences.
Hindu College is also known for its science courses. The prestigious college is one of the oldest under DU; it was founded in 1899. Admission to courses at Hindu College is also merit-based; it's done on the basis of candidates' 10+2 percentage. Science courses offered include BSc (Hons) in Botany, Physics, Chemistry, Zoology, Mathematics and Statistics and BSc in Chemistry, Physical Sciences, and Electronics.
Sri Venkateswara College (SVC) is another popular college under DU for pursuing science courses. The college was founded in 1961; it is located in the South Campus. Admission at this college is also done through the cut-off system. It offers BSc (Hons.) in Botany, Chemistry, Physics, Zoology, Biological Sciences, Biochemistry, Electronics, Mathematics, and Statistics, and BSc in Life Sciences.
Hansraj College is also among the most popular colleges under DU for pursuing science courses. The college was established in 1948. At Hansraj too, students are admitted if their Class-12 percentage falls in the cut-off lists released. Science courses offered include BSc (Hons.) Anthropology, Botany, Chemistry, Zoology, Physics, Electronics, Computer Science, Mathematics, and Statistics, and BSc in Life Sciences, Physical Sciences, and Geology.