Best college for sociology – DU Assassins

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Sociology is the study of society that involves analysing trends, tracking developments and understanding the causes and impacts of various changes across the world.

“It teaches us to appreciate society, to imagine society as they exist and to understand the way the world is and the direction the world will develop in,” said Reema Bhatia, associate professor, department of sociology, Miranda House. BA (honours) in sociology is offered in only eight colleges in Delhi University — Hindu, Janaki Devi Mahavidyalaya, Jesus and Mary, Kamla Nehru, Lady Shri Ram, Maitreyi, Miranda House and Sri Venkateswara.

DU ASSASSINS brings to you the list of best DU colleges for SOCIOLOGY:-

1.Hindu college

Hindu College is one of the colleges under the affiliation of University of Delhi in Delhi, India. Founded in 1899, it offers undergraduate and postgraduate courses in science, humanities and social sciences and commerce. The college is also among the oldest colleges in Delhi.

2.Sri Venkateswara College

Sri Venkateswara College was the visionary realization of the spirited vision and dream of three stalwarts in the public domain Smt. Durga Bai Deshmukh, Dr. K.L. Rao and Dr. C. Anna Rao. Fired with the zeal of promoting the cause of education,  the college was set up at New Delhi under the benign auspices of Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanams (T.T.D.) in 1961.

The foundation stone for the construction of a full fledged college building in the spacious site of nearly 15 acres provided at Dhaula Kuan, New Delhi, was laid on 20th August’1961 appropriately and auspiciously by Dr. Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan, India’s outstanding teacher, scholar and statesman.

  1. Shri Ram College for Women

Shri Ram College for Women, has long been recognized as a premier institution of higher learning for women in India. A centre for academic excellence and achievement, it is today one of the finest institutions for Social Sciences, Humanities and Commerce, while also offering a B.Sc. Programme in Statistics. Professional courses like Elementary Education and Journalism are among its strengths. Located at the cutting edge of knowledge, LSR has not just kept pace with the changing world, but has been the pioneering spirit behind many innovations in the field of education. The striving is to imbue the teaching/learning process with a unique blend of intellectual rigour and aesthetic and ethical engagement. At LSR the belief is in a holistic vision that never discounts the past, but at the same time embraces the future with unwavering confidence in the ability to shape it and harness its potentialities.

4.Miranda House

Miranda House, residential college for women, is one of the premier Women’s Institutions of Delhi University. It was founded in 1948 by the then Vice-Chancellor Sir Maurice Gwyer; its foundation stone was laid by Lady Edwina Mountbatten on March 7 in the same year. Located in the University campus, Miranda House is built in warm red brick with cool and spacious corridors. Its original design was by the renowned architect Walter George, the college shares an architectural affinity with other colonial educational institutions of the country. In the past five decades, as the college has grown, several other buildings have been added to its original design. It is now declared a heritage building and work is on to maintain its pristine glory.

5.Janki  Devi Memorial College

Janki DeviMemorialCollege was founded in 1959 by the famous Gandhian Shri Brij Krishan Chandiwala in the memory of his mother Smt. Janki Devi.

The imposing brick building stands in idyllic surroundings among lush green lawns, a profusion of bright hued flowers, the rose garden and the rockery.

The college is unique in its location—placed centrally it forms the major green belt of the area. It is easily accessible being a minute away (walking) from the Karol Bagh Metro Station.

The College has been imparting quality education to girls for more than four decades. The subjects offered at the undergraduate level are English, Hindi, Sociology, Political Science, Mathematics, Economics, History, Sanskrit and Commerce as well as Office Management & Secretarial Practice, Human Development and Family Empowerment (HDFE), Advertising & Sales Promotion and Sales Management.

6.Jesus & Mary College

Jesus and Mary College, a constituent college of the University of Delhi, was founded in 1968 by the Congregation of the Religious of Jesus and Mary, a religious congregation founded by Saint Claudine Thevenet in Lyons (France) in 1818.

The aim of Jesus and Mary College is to make God known and loved by means of Christian education, in all social milieux with the preference which St. Claudine Thevenet had for the young, and among these for the poor. The College, therefore offers an integrated, all round education, one that is intellectual, cultural, social, emotional, physical, aesthetic, moral and spiritual.

7.Maitreyi College

Maitreyi College, a constituent College of Delhi University, was founded in 1967 by Delhi Administration. The College community is proud to bear the name of Maitreyi, who was an eminent scholar of the vedic period. Maitreyi, the wife of sage Yajnavalakya, chose knowledge over worldly possessions, when asked by her husband to make a choice between the two; the dialogue between Maitreyi and Yajnavalakya in Brihadaranyaka Upanishad shows Maitreyi as an empowered woman, making a considered choice for self realization through knowledge. It has been our objective to weave these values into the fabric of our education system which is a blend of the best of tradition and modernity.

8.Kamala nehru college

Kamala Nehru College is located at the August Kranti Marg, New Delhi. It was established in the year 1964 and is affiliated to University of Delhi.[1] In 2017, the college ranked 16th in arts colleges and was also rated under top 28 commerce colleges in India by India Today.[2]In 2017 it was awarded an “A grade” by NAAC.


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