Sri Venkateswara College
Courses/seats BA, BCom programmes, BCom (Hons) 60 seats each; BA (Hons) English, Sanskrit, Economics, History, Political Science, Sociology 25 each; Hindi 30, Maths 20; BSc (Hons) Physics, Biochemistry, Electronics 25 each; Chemistry 40, Botany, Zoology, Statistics 20 each; Maths 40, Biological Sciences 30, BSc Life Sciences 80; one-year certificate course in tourism & travel management; one-year PG in biochemical technology and certificate course in mass communication (8 months) 40 seats each.
Three-month add-on courses: Air fares and ticketing, bioinformatics and computational biology, personality development 40 seats each.
Fee structure Rs 5,000 to Rs 7,000 for all courses
Faculty strength 140
Quota SC/ST: 22.5%; OBC: 9% this year; sports/ECA/others: According to DU guidelines)
Special quota: 6 seats reserved for Telugu-, Tamil- and Sanskrit-speaking students in BA and BCom programmes.
Hostel facilities From this year.
Placements As many as 30 companies made job offers to 65 students during the just-concluded academic session, with average salary offered being Rs 2.5 lakh pa.
— Compiled by Rajiv Arora
Zakir Husain College
Courses/seats BCom (Pass) 60 seats; BCom (Hons) 110; BA (Pass) 200; BA (Hons) Economics 30; English 28; Hindi 25; History 30; Sanskrit 15; Arabic 15; Bengali 10; Persian 15; Urdu 25; Philosophy 20; Maths 20; Political Science 70; Psychology 30; BSc (Hons) Botany 30; Chemistry 50; Zoology 30; Electronics 20; Maths 25; BSc in Life Sciences 44 and BSc in Physical Science 44
BSc (Pass & Hons): Rs 4,000 to Rs 5,000
BA & BCom (Pass & Hons): Rs 3,000 to Rs 5,000
Faculty strength 180; Hostel facilities None (Existing hostel building being converted into a heritage building this year.)
Quota SC/ST: 22.5%; OBC: 9% this year; sports/ECA/others: According to DU guidelines
Placement cell Over 50 students selected in 2007 by companies through Cell for Career Counseling and Placement on the campus.
Campus life You can be a part of the numerous societies — Arts and Cultural Society; Girls’ Association; Nature and Environment Club; Garden and Greening Committee; Debating Society; Gandhi Study Circle; Gender Sensitisation Club.
Interesting add-ons Among DU colleges, Zakir Husain College has the most secured campus. It is the only college in DU where boys can study psychology. The Delhi College Archives has original writings of teachers and students of the college from the 19th century.
— Compiled by Jayanta Kumar Rath