DU admissions: How to travel, where to eat and live
A guide to find your way around while you look for lodging and foodingeducation Updated: May 28, 2015 18:29 IST
Yes, the admissions to Delhi University have begun. And while you compete for that coveted seat in your dream college, here are some suggestions that might come in handy.
To steer through the race, click here to navigate:
REACHING DU BY DELHI METRO
For those who want to go to the North Campus, the Metro is often the best option. Invest in a smart card available at customer care centres of all Metro stations to avoid queues.
From North Delhi
If you are travelling from Rithala or Mundka, board the train on the Red Line and get off at Kashmere Gate Metro station. Take the Yellow Line to Vishwavidyalaya station. If you are travelling from Jahangirpuri, take the Yellow Line and get down at Vishwavidyalaya
From South Delhi
If you are coming from Badarpur, take the train towards Central Secretariat. Change here and take the Yellow Line going towards Jahangirpuri. If you are coming from Gurgaon, take the Yellow Line that goes Jahangirpuri.
From West Delhi
If you are travelling from Dwarka, take the train from the nearest Metro station to Rajiv Chowk. Change here for the Yellow Line. You can also take the Airport Expressline from Dwarka Sector 21 and deboard at the New Delhi station for the onward journey. You may also get down at Dhaula Kuan, the nearest metro point for south campus.
From East Delhi
If you are travelling from Noida City Centre or Vaishali, get off at Rajiv Chowk. Change here for the Yellow Line going to Jahangirpuri to reach Vishwavidyalaya. Those coming from Dilshad Garden can deboard at Kashmere Gate. Then take the Yellow Line to reach Vishwavidyalaya.
REACHING DU BY DTC BUSES
For North Campus: Mudrika, 100 (from Connaught Place), 212,152 (from Karol Bagh)
For South Campus: Mudrika, Bahri Mudrika, 400, 437, 460, 532, 548, 632, 604, 620, 630 (from Connaught Place) 442, 508, 611, 944, 975, 187, 47 (from west Delhi), 723, 720, 68 (from east Delhi)
When you are tired and hungry, the DU campus also offers a plethora of options for your appetite. Here is a list of places where you can grab a bite without burning a hole in your pocket.
If you are looking for a roof over your head, these are the colleges that provide hostel facility on the campus.