Lady Shri Ram College for Women, University of Delhi

Lady Shri Ram College For Women  (LSR) is a well known arts college of University of Delhi  in India for women.

College Logo

The motto of LSR is “sa vidya ya vimuktaya” which means “that alone knowledge which leads to liberation

The college was established in 1956 in a school building in Daryaganj with 243 students, 9 faculty, 4 support staff and 3 distinct courses of study. It was founded by Late Lala Shri Ram in the memory of his wife Phoolan Devi. Today it is located in Lajpat Nagar- IV, South Delhi in an area of around 15-acres with approximately 2000 students, 150 faculty, administrative and support staff and 16 courses of study. Its infrastructure includes newly refurbished, computerised user friendly library with internet access 1,20,000 books, 5,000 online journals and 127 inhouse journals and periodicals.

Now, it has approximately 2000 students, 150 faculty, administrative and support staff and 16 courses of study. The college has a great infrastructure that includes a newly refurbished, computerized user-friendly library with internet access 1,20,000 books, 5000 online journals & 127 in house journals & periodicals.
Dr. Meenakshi Gopinath is the current principal of the college. She has made a lot of efforts for the development of the college. Her efforts and dedication towards the college could not be ignored.

Dr. Gopinath

The college has following main Departments :
  1. B.A.(H) : Economics, Sociology, Psychology, Political Science, Sanskrit, Philosophy, History, Hindi
  2. (H)
  3. : Mathematics, Statistics
  4. B.El.Ed
  5. Journalism and Mass Communication
  6. Postgraduate Diploma in Conflict Transformation and Peacebuilding (CTPB)
Tarang is the annual cultural festival of Lady Shri Ram College. Tarang is known for bringing together the best student talent from across the country in fields of music, dance, dramatics, debating, fine arts, quiz, films.

The college has tremendous greenery which could not be ignored even by the judges of Antardhwani (Annual cultural festival of Delhi University) 2014 and the college won the Green Cup.
The Green cup

The Beautiful Garden of the College

The admission criterion of this college is very difficult. The cut offs are really very high. To get admission in LSR, students have to secure above 90% in their 12th board exams. 
The college has a hostel too where students are allotted rooms according to merit.
Hostel building

Here is the list of Notable Alumna of Lady Shri Ram College:
  • Aung Sang Su Kyi, Pro-democracy activist and leader of the Nation League For Democracy in Burma, Nobel Peace Prize laureate.
  • Anupriya Patel, MLA Uttar Pradesh
  • Shweta Rajpal Kohli, Economic Affairs Editor NDTV 24*7

  • Konkana Sen Sharma, Actress

  • Justice Gita Mittal, Judge, High Court of Delhi

  • Sakshi Tanwar, Television Actress

  • Aditi Rao Hyder, Actress

And the list goes on. There are innumerable aluminas from this colleg
The college is also working on certain projects like enactus, prakriti etc.
 Students from LSR have an intellectual edge over their peers and gain admission to the best postgraduate institutions across the globe where several also serve as faculty. Their academic excellence has been widely commended and they have proved their competence in higher studies and research activities. They are also recipients of prestigious Scholarships and Fellowships such as the Rhodes, the Radhakrishnan, the Felix, the Inlaks, Chevening and the Fulbright among others. Their years at LSR have enabled them to carve a niche for themselves wherever they go. 
The Societies :

The English Debating Society is an egalitarian society dedicated to intellectual growth and public speaking.

World University Service was instituted as a Society in the academic year 2004-2005. It is a non performing arts society which dapples into the physical and psychological health concerns of the student community at large. The society aims at spreading awareness of a variety of youth issues ranging from sexuality concerns, suicide prevention strategies, dieting, body image concerns and many more. 

The Indian Music Society, Dhawani, continued its melodious journey through various inter and intra college events.

 The LSR unit of NCC offers considerable scope for stimulated and disciplined adventure.

The NSS of LSR caters to those whose inclination draws them towards community service.
The NSO was extremely active throughout the year.
The Dramatics Society aims to create awareness about theatre and its various aspects by bringing together people who are interested in performing arts on a common platform.
The Dance Society brings together various dance forms.

There are various other societies as well. For further details you can visit the college website.
There is a placement cell in the college which provides information about the companies who are looking for students to recruit them.
The classrooms of the college are really big with nice ventilation and have good number of chair and tables.

It has a separate Tutorial Building in order to conduct Tutorials.
It has 3 Gazebos. The college has its own Gym. It even has a Bamboo Hut. It has Basketball Court, Lawn Tennis Court etc. for sports event.

The attendance criterion of the college is similar to that of other colleges of Delhi University i.e. minimum of 66.6% attendance is required by every student.

Ragging is simply prohibited in the college. There is an Anti-Ragging Cell in the college in order to safeguard the newly admitted students from ragging. 

The cafe here is so called “Jaan” of the college. It serves the best delicacies among all the colleges of Delhi University.

It has a well furnished Auditorium where almost every event is organised. It even has an Upper and Lower Seminar Room to conduct some events.

For further details you can visit the college website
Contact : 011 4549 4949

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