College Diaries : Hansraj College

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Hansraj. Popularly known as ‘ Shahrukh Khan ka college’. The name itself is a brand. Majority of college aspiring students want to take admission in this prestigious college. Located on the Mahatma Hans Raj College Road, in a locality named Malkaganj in the University’s North campus, it’s hard to miss this red brick building.

Hansraj College provides education in all three areas of academics- arts, science and commerce. The college has managed to be in the top five colleges of Delhi University in all three academia.



  • Anthropology (Hons)
  • Botany (Hons)
  • Chemistry (Hons)
  • Computer Science (Hons) / B.Tech. Computer Science
  • Electronics (Hons) / B. Tech. Electronics
  • Geology (Hons)
  • Life Sciences
  • Mathematics (Hons)
  • Physics (Hons)
  • Physical Sciences
  • Zoology (Hons)

Arts & Commerce

  • B. A. Prog.
  • B. Comm (Hons)
  • Economics (Hons)
  • English (Hons)
  • Hindi (Hons)
  • History (Hons)
  • Sanskrit (Hons)


  • Library
  • Canteen
  • Sports
  • Amphitheatre
  • Auditorium
  • Laboratories
  • Seminar Room
  • Common Room
  • Yoga Room
  • Yagyashala
  • Hostel
  • Medical Facilities
  • Enabling Unit
  • Computer Facility
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The college has an impressive infrastructure. It includes a well-stocked Central Library, Department libraries for Science subjects and a Book Bank for needy students. The College has six Computer Labs. and 18 Science laboratories. Its sports facilities include vast playground, an Indoor Sports Complex, Playrooms, Amphitheatre, lift facility and the only Electronic Shooting Range in the University.


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Hansraj College is well known for its active participation in co-curricular activities. The following is the list of few of the societies presently working:

  • Hansraj dramatics society
  • Swaranjali, the music society
  • Hansraj debating society
  • Terpsichorean, the choreography society
  • Oorja, the western dance society
  • Kavkyakriti, the Indian dance society
  • Ostraca, the creative writing society
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There are many academic societies as well, one can explore them after joining the college.

Life at Hansraj can be a beautiful experience that you will cherish for many years down the lane. The infamous ‘Lover’s Point or LP’ will be the prime hangout spot for the three years of your life and the college ground, a warm place to chill with your buddies during winters. But more than that, the people you will meet during these years and the experiences you will gain, will turn out to be the most special in your forward-moving life.

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