NIRF RANKING 2022:AIR 34                                                                                                                                                                        ACCREDITED GRADE 'A' BY NAAC                                                                                                                                            STAR STATUS BY DEPARTMENT OF BIOTECHNOLOGY, GOVT. OF INDIA

About us

Maitreyi College, University of Delhi is a renowned women's college situated in Chanakyapuri, South Delhi. Maitreyi College practices a pedagogical approach which aims at the holistic development of the students. The ever-increasing growth and progress of the institution can be comprehended by the way the college moved from the 86th position in NIRF ranking-2018 to the 35th position in 2021. Apart from offering courses in Arts, Commerce and Science to more than 3000 students at the undergraduate level, the college also offers Certificate courses in Journalism & Web designing and Certificate/Diploma/Advanced Diploma in French, Spanish as non-credit add on courses. Maitreyi not only tries to create competent, aware and persevering students, it also makes them acutely conscious of their responsibility towards society. The college initiated Sashakt and community outreach programme. Sashakt Nadal Sports Centre for PwDs (Person with Disabilities) is the country's first initiative, in which NATIONAL and INTERNATIONAL level Paralympics and basketball players practice in college premises. Through various training programs and activities, the college bridges the gap between industry and academics by contributing to the growth and personality development of students through departmental magazines and various start-up initiatives by the Entrepreneurship Cell. The college also conducts various summer internship programs under the guidance of mentors but also engages students in annual research projects to instill the ability to think deeply and analyze minutely. The College also publishes biannual peer reviewed e-magazine ‘Samvedana’ (ISSN No. 2581-9917) and e-journal ‘Vantage: The Journal of Thematic Analysis’ (ISSN No. 2582-7391).


Recognition of Maitreyi College as ‘Knowledge Centre’ at national and international levels.


The defining aspects of the mission of the college to realize its vision are:

1.To facilitate our students and teachers to become outstanding scholars, educators, researchers and professionals.

2.To inculcate in our students the importance of learning and its continuous pursuance so as to enable them to develop intellectually and emotionally.

3.To achieve enhanced level of education through innovative and professional methodology, hands-on training, workshops and seminars.

4.To motivate and empower students to become academically proficient, intellectually engaged and socially responsible citizens with a clear understanding of the diversity that exists in the ethos of our culture and society.


1.To inculcate a commitment to quality and ethically sound practices.

2.To instill a goal oriented and professional approach among students to become responsible citizens.

3.To constantly review the curricular and co-curricular progress of the students to adopt effective measures for addressing the challenges.

4.To instill in students a scientific temperament and an analytical mindset.

5.To provide infrastructural facilities such as laboratories, library etc. conducive to teaching-learning environment for the stakeholders.

6.To be well equipped for commencing and conducting graduate and postgraduate courses and research oriented programmes as and when the University of Delhi and University Grants Commission permit their implementation.

7.To conduct specialized additional courses in Nanotechnology, Journalism etc.

8.To periodically interact with reputed industries and research institutes.