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About the College
Miranda House is one of the prominent women's colleges of Delhi University. Not many people know that Miranda House was originally a hostel for women established by Sir Maurice Gwyer, the Vice- Chancellor of the University of Delhi at that time. The number of residents fast outgrew the available accomodation and Sir Maurice first approached the Government to extend the hostel and subsequently for developing Miranda House into a full fledged college for women. The Government agreed and the foundation stone for the college was laid in 1948.

Miranda House has kept pace with the times. The original college had six departments, now there are 18. And while the original college had just six members on the academic staff the college now has close to 150.

Miranda House
University of Delhi
Delhi- 110007
Telephone- 27666983
Fax- 27667437

Size, Infrastructure, Facilities
Miranda House was originally designed by renowned architect Walter George and has the look and feel of the typical colonial institution. The physical infrastructure of the college has grown since inception - from one hostel block to new buildings, science blocks and residences for teachers. The college has a well equipped library and a hostel with 120 twin sharing and 7 quad sharing rooms. The current strength of the college is about 2500 students and 150 staff members. Campus life is vibrant with a number of societies and clubs that students can join.

Courses Offered
B.A. (Programme).
B.A. (Honours) Degree Courses - Bengali, Economics, English, Geography, Hindi, History, Music, Philosophy, Political Science, Sanskrit, Sociology.
B.Sc. (Honours) Degree Courses - Botany, Chemistry, Mathematics, Physics, Zoology.
B.Sc. Degree Courses - Life Sciences, Physical Sciences(Computers).
Bachelor of Elementary Education - B.El.Ed

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