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Rekha Kumar, a teacher at Miranda House who is also the programme officer at NSS, said the idea was conceptualized for visually impaired students who could not reach out to readers and writers due to the pandemic.

Miranda house college sets up library for visually impaired

UPDATED ON JAN 25, 2021 11:35 AM IST
The books will be uploaded on the college website this week. The project undertaken by National Service Scheme (NSS) volunteers was launched on Sunday on occasion of Girl Child day.
Delhi University(Amal KS/HT PHOTO)
Delhi University(Amal KS/HT PHOTO)

DU working on SOPs for phased re-entry of final year students, next semester likely to be offline

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Kainat Sarfaraz
UPDATED ON JAN 08, 2021 11:34 AM IST
Delhi University is working on framing standard operating procedures (SOPs) for the phased return of final-year undergraduate and postgraduate students with officials also hinting that the next semester may be taught offline.
Very few seats in the general category are available for popular courses such as BA (Honours) in English, Economics and Political Science.(Raj K Raj/HT PHOTO)
Very few seats in the general category are available for popular courses such as BA (Honours) in English, Economics and Political Science.(Raj K Raj/HT PHOTO)

Very few seats available in DU’s special cut-off

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON NOV 24, 2020 08:02 AM IST
Only those applicants who could not take admissions in the previous cut-offs will be eligible to apply under the special list released on Monday.
The recent death by suicide of an LSR student has again raised the concern of mental health among youngsters during the pandemic.(Photo: Shutterstock (For representational purposes only))
The recent death by suicide of an LSR student has again raised the concern of mental health among youngsters during the pandemic.(Photo: Shutterstock (For representational purposes only))

Mental stress among college students on rise during Covid-19

Hindustan Times | By Aprajita Sharad, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON NOV 08, 2020 02:24 PM IST
Students have been facing a lot of mental stress due the uncertainty of their future during the pandemic, and some have confessed how hard they are trying to cope.
Senior students of Delhi University remain present at the admission help desk in North Campus by wearing masks and following all Covid-19 protocols.(PHOTO: Manoj Verma/HT)
Senior students of Delhi University remain present at the admission help desk in North Campus by wearing masks and following all Covid-19 protocols.(PHOTO: Manoj Verma/HT)

DU help desk jugglery: Online classes on, yet assisting aspirants seeking admission

Hindustan Times | By Aprajita Sharad, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON OCT 22, 2020 10:15 PM IST
Senior students of Delhi University have come forward, during the pandemic, to help the Delhi University Students Union form offline help desks to aid aspirants in the admission process.
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DU switches to online admission process, less than 5% applications process on day 1

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Kainat Sarfaraz and Fareeha Iftikhar
UPDATED ON OCT 13, 2020 10:26 AM IST
Only 920 students managed to complete formalities on the first day of admissions under the first cut-off list at Delhi University (DU) colleges on Monday.
College students are usually averse to tidying up their desk, room.(PHOTO: Shutterstock (For representation purpose only))
College students are usually averse to tidying up their desk, room.(PHOTO: Shutterstock (For representation purpose only))

Desk aesthetics: College students spruce up desks for online impression

Hindustan Times | By Aprajita Sharad, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON SEP 30, 2020 02:01 PM IST
College students attending online classes have started paying extra attention to tidying their desks when it comes to online classes, since that’s what is mostly visible now.
At Miranda House, the highest annual package this year was ₹18 lakh per annum as compared to ₹20 lakh per annum last year. The average package, however, rose from Rs6 lakh per annum to Rs7.33 lakh per annum.(Representational Photo/HT)
At Miranda House, the highest annual package this year was ₹18 lakh per annum as compared to ₹20 lakh per annum last year. The average package, however, rose from Rs6 lakh per annum to Rs7.33 lakh per annum.(Representational Photo/HT)

Headhunting at DU hit by pandemic, only 138 students placed this year

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Kainat Sarfaraz
UPDATED ON SEP 24, 2020 12:21 PM IST
This year, in the wake of the pandemic, and a subsequent change in the exam pattern, several exams are still ongoing for a section of students and the results of all students are expected only by October or November
Teachers have been conducting online classes during the pandemic to ensure that education doesn’t take a back seat.(PHOTO: Shutterstock (For representational purposes only))
Teachers have been conducting online classes during the pandemic to ensure that education doesn’t take a back seat.(PHOTO: Shutterstock (For representational purposes only))

Teacher’s Day 2020: Salute to warriors imparting education in pandemic

Hindustan Times | By Aprajita Sharad, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON SEP 04, 2020 03:35 PM IST
Teachers have been bracing online classes and household chores with gusto, to ensure that the pandemic doesn’t put a pause on the education of their pupils.
Delhi University students share how they are coping with online classes in the new semester.(Photo: Twitter)
Delhi University students share how they are coping with online classes in the new semester.(Photo: Twitter)

DU online classes: OTT surfing, meme-making, snacking... all that happens BTS

Hindustan Times | By Aprajita Sharad
PUBLISHED ON SEP 02, 2020 01:46 PM IST
Delhi University students say that when bored from virtual classrooms, they have all the freedom to do things that weren’t possible in physical classes before.
NIRF Rankings 2020: Miranda House bags the first rank for the fourth consecutive year.
NIRF Rankings 2020: Miranda House bags the first rank for the fourth consecutive year.

NIRF Rankings 2020: 5 DU colleges among top 10, Miranda House retains top position

New Delhi | By Press Trust of India| Posted by Akhilesh Nagari
UPDATED ON JUN 12, 2020 07:21 PM IST
NIRF Rankings 2020: DU, which was ranked 13th last year, moved up to the 11th position this year in the university rankings. In 2018, it was ranked seventh.
Ohmyhrithik.com, is a space for young women to express their fantasies, anonymously or otherwise(Photo imaging: Parth Garg)
Ohmyhrithik.com, is a space for young women to express their fantasies, anonymously or otherwise(Photo imaging: Parth Garg)

Oh my Greek God! Let’s talk about self-pleasure

Hindustan Times | By By Anil Sadarangani
UPDATED ON OCT 12, 2019 10:56 PM IST
A bunch of college students from Mumbai launched an initiative to encourage girls like them to talk openly about sex and female desire. Within a few months, they’ve earned a sizeable following, and the coveted blue tick from Instagram
In 1955, Dikshit enrolled in the English honours course at the college. She later switched to the pass course.(Arvind Yadav/HT archive)
In 1955, Dikshit enrolled in the English honours course at the college. She later switched to the pass course.(Arvind Yadav/HT archive)

Beloved role model: How Miranda House remembers Dikshit

New Delhi | By Fareeha Iftikhar & Saurya Sengupta
UPDATED ON JUL 22, 2019 02:10 AM IST
Sheila Dikshit maintained a close relationship with her alma mater. She enrolled in the English honours course at the college in 1955. Later, however, she switched to the then pass course.
The first year students enjoy on the first day of the new academic session, at Miranda House College, North Campus, in New Delhi, India, on Saturday(Sushil Kumar/HT PHOTO)
The first year students enjoy on the first day of the new academic session, at Miranda House College, North Campus, in New Delhi, India, on Saturday(Sushil Kumar/HT PHOTO)

DU’s orientation day: Dreams and fears collide

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JUL 21, 2019 07:32 AM IST
Students across DU colleges were greeted on Saturday with musical performances and encouraging notes by principals and professors. Freshers were also apprised on the history of their colleges, the course structure and syllabus, anti-ragging rules, the internal complaints committees and societies in the respective colleges.
Students and colleges on both sides of an exchange programme say they benefit from tie-ups. Indian colleges say the collaborations give them greater exposure within the academic community.
Students and colleges on both sides of an exchange programme say they benefit from tie-ups. Indian colleges say the collaborations give them greater exposure within the academic community.

When college is a total trip

Hindustan Times | By Shweta Kushe
PUBLISHED ON JUL 17, 2019 07:22 PM IST
Short term exchange and study abroad programmes are taking a new shape. For students, it is not limited to cultural immersion, but is also about skills. For colleges, it’s a way to establish global presence.
The non-collegiate women’s education board (NCWEB) on Sunday announced its first cut-off list for the BA and BCom programme offered at its centres.(Sanchit Khanna/HT file)
The non-collegiate women’s education board (NCWEB) on Sunday announced its first cut-off list for the BA and BCom programme offered at its centres.(Sanchit Khanna/HT file)

NCWEB’s first cut-off list for BA, BCom released, check details and list here

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JUL 15, 2019 03:43 PM IST
The non-collegiate women’s education board (NCWEB) on Sunday announced its first cut-off list for the BA and BCom programme offered at its centres.
By 1924, Indraprastha Putri Pathshala , an all-girls school, developed into the first women’s college of the city, when it was rechristened Indraprastha College for Women.(KK Chawla / HT Archive)
By 1924, Indraprastha Putri Pathshala , an all-girls school, developed into the first women’s college of the city, when it was rechristened Indraprastha College for Women.(KK Chawla / HT Archive)

DU’s women colleges: Finding their own freedom, fighting for Independence

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Adrija Roychowdhury
UPDATED ON JUL 17, 2019 01:24 PM IST
From expanding the scope of academic learning to being the cradle of modern feminism, the women’s colleges of DU that first came up in the old quarters of the city, have played an important role in shaping education for women through the 20th century.
DU Admissions 2019(Sushil Kumar/HT PHOTO)
DU Admissions 2019(Sushil Kumar/HT PHOTO)

DU Admissions 2019: Seat in popular college worth more than subject of choice

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Fareeha Iftikhar, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JUL 04, 2019 07:39 AM IST
As most popular Delhi University (DU) colleges closed admissions to their top courses, and many to all courses offered, in the second list, several off-campus colleges slashed their cut-off by several percentage points but still struggled to fill seats to their undergraduate programmes.
DU 2nd cutoff list 2019 out(Raj K Raj/HT PHOTO)
DU 2nd cutoff list 2019 out(Raj K Raj/HT PHOTO)

DU 2nd cutoff list 2019 out, some seats in top colleges still up for grabs

UPDATED ON JUL 04, 2019 07:39 AM IST
DU admissions 2019: DU 2nd cutoff list 2019 is out now.As per the second cut-off list, announced by the varsity on Wednesday night, the courses saw a marginal drop of 0.25 to 0.50 percentage points in top DU colleges. Students can take admissions under second cut-off list till July 6.
Miranda House hostel(HT File)
Miranda House hostel(HT File)

DU Admissions 2019: Miranda House takes in maximum number of students on first two days

New Delhi | By Press Trust of India
PUBLISHED ON JUL 01, 2019 08:27 AM IST
Three of the five institutes that witnessed a high number of admissions were women’s colleges -- Miranda House, Lady Shri Ram and Gargi.
Aspirants participate in the National Cadet Corps (NCC) trials during Delhi University admissions under the Extra Curricular Activities (ECA) quota, at Ram Lal Anand College, in New Delhi, India, on Tuesday(Amal KS/HT PHOTO)
Aspirants participate in the National Cadet Corps (NCC) trials during Delhi University admissions under the Extra Curricular Activities (ECA) quota, at Ram Lal Anand College, in New Delhi, India, on Tuesday(Amal KS/HT PHOTO)

ECA trials for DU admissions kick off, 45% turn up on Day 1

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Fareeha Iftikhar & Kainat Sarfaraz, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JUN 26, 2019 07:48 AM IST
The university had on Tuesday slotted 70 to 100 candidates each in two shifts—morning and evening —for the preliminary round trials in these disciplines. The candidates were selected by the admission committee after scrutinising their certificates
Miranda House is one of the most sought-after colleges under Delhi University for women applicants.(HT File)
Miranda House is one of the most sought-after colleges under Delhi University for women applicants.(HT File)

DU admissions 2019: Miranda House sharpens focus on interdisciplinary research

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Kainat Sarfaraz
PUBLISHED ON JUN 03, 2019 09:44 AM IST
DU’s Miranada House college bagged the first spot in the 2019 National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF) for the third consecutive year. Research was one of the many parameters where the college outshone other DU colleges.
The Cirriculum Revision Committee of the DU invited suggestions and feedback on revised undergraduate courses syllabus )(Arun Sharma / HT File Photo)
The Cirriculum Revision Committee of the DU invited suggestions and feedback on revised undergraduate courses syllabus )(Arun Sharma / HT File Photo)

DU seeks feedback on revised undergraduate curriculum

Hindustan Times, Delhi | By Fareeha Iftikhar
UPDATED ON MAY 17, 2019 12:09 PM IST
Members of the curriculum revision committee of the Delhi University committee said one of the major focus areas will be to identify topics and texts which could trigger a “controversy”.
The Aam Aadmi Party’s (AAP), in its manifesto released on Thursday, promised 85% quota to residents of Delhi in city colleges, free nursery to class 12 education and guaranteed admission to students in colleges even with 60% marks.(Saumya Khandelwal/HT PHOTO)
The Aam Aadmi Party’s (AAP), in its manifesto released on Thursday, promised 85% quota to residents of Delhi in city colleges, free nursery to class 12 education and guaranteed admission to students in colleges even with 60% marks.(Saumya Khandelwal/HT PHOTO)

85% college quota not possible in DU, say experts

New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON APR 26, 2019 03:37 AM IST
Pratibha Jolly, former principal of Miranda House, said that it was “not possible constitutionally even after the city attains full-statehood”. However, the Delhi government could reserve seats of residents of the city in universities it has created.
For most students of Delhi University’s (DU) north campus, taking a walk from the Vishwavidyalaya metro station to their respective colleges and departments, has become a delightful experience in the last few years.(Photo by Sanchit Khanna/ Hindustan Times)(Sanchit Khanna/HT PHOTO)
For most students of Delhi University’s (DU) north campus, taking a walk from the Vishwavidyalaya metro station to their respective colleges and departments, has become a delightful experience in the last few years.(Photo by Sanchit Khanna/ Hindustan Times)(Sanchit Khanna/HT PHOTO)

With barrier-free footpaths, DU is a pedestrian’s dream

New Delhi | By Fareeha Iftikhar
UPDATED ON MAR 20, 2019 08:44 AM IST
With well- maintained footpaths and visibly fewer potholes and pitfalls on the entire Chhatra Marg stretch, a large number of students prefer to walk rather than taking cycle-rickshaws or e-rickshaws.
The student collective Pinjra tod termed the extension of 30 minutes for hostels as a “joke and demanded complete abolition of curfew timing at Miranda House(HT File)
The student collective Pinjra tod termed the extension of 30 minutes for hostels as a “joke and demanded complete abolition of curfew timing at Miranda House(HT File)

Miranda House extends hostel curfew by 30 minutes

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON OCT 31, 2018 01:19 PM IST
The students’ collective ‘Pinjra Tod”, which has been protesting against discriminatory hostel rules for women, rejected the extension on Tuesday and demanded a “complete abolition” of curfew timing.
Minissha Lamba is making her theatre debut in Delhi.
Minissha Lamba is making her theatre debut in Delhi.

Minissha Lamba: Would be great if I get to perform theatre in Miranda House

Hindustan Times | By Henna Rakheja, New Delhi
UPDATED ON SEP 04, 2018 07:44 PM IST
Actor Minissha Lamba, an alumna of DU’s Miranda House, is set to make her theatre debut in Delhi with the play Mirror Mirror.

World Emoji Day: DU College stereotypes explained via emojis

Hindustan Times | By Aashi Sabharwal and Aditya Dogra
PUBLISHED ON JUL 21, 2018 12:05 PM IST
On World Emoji Day today, we tell you the most popular Delhi University college stereotypes via emojis (because, why not!)
Delhi university aspirants stand in queues to get admission in new academic session 2018-19 at Daulat Ram College in New Delhi(HT Photo)
Delhi university aspirants stand in queues to get admission in new academic session 2018-19 at Daulat Ram College in New Delhi(HT Photo)

Delhi University announces sixth cut-off list

Press Trust of India, New Delhi | By Press Trust of India
PUBLISHED ON JUL 17, 2018 10:27 PM IST
The first cut-off list was announced on June 19. The total number of male applicants are 1,44,248, women 1,34,297 and other applicants 29.
Delhi University aspirants fill their admission forms for the new academic session 2018-19 at Shri Ram College of Commerce on June 25, 2018.(Raj K Raj/HT PHOTO)
Delhi University aspirants fill their admission forms for the new academic session 2018-19 at Shri Ram College of Commerce on June 25, 2018.(Raj K Raj/HT PHOTO)

NCWEB announces second cut-off list for DU admission

Press Trust of India | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JUL 06, 2018 10:39 AM IST
The NCWEB is a non-formal system of obtaining degree from the Delhi University with lectures being delivered only on the weekends.
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