College Diaries : Kalindi College

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Kalindi College, an Institution of academic excellence and achievement. A constituent college of Delhi University was established in the year 1967. Situated in a quiet and residential vicnity of East Patel Nagar. It is well connected by the blue line metro, the nearest metro station being Rajendra Place and is easy to reach. Established as a girls college, its still boasts of the same and shall continue to be one.

Infrastructure -

 

 

Kalindi College provides a nourishing environment supported by a combination of competent infrastructure. Located in its own beautiful Campus 8.25 Acre in East Patel Nagar. The initial expansion of college infrastructure began with the foundation stone, was laid by then President of India- Giani Zail Singh and included new administrative block, well equipped Science Block and multipurpose Sangam Parisar. Kalindi College offers a vibrant atmosphere and all round support to students, while urging them to expand their horizons and aim for the highest of goals. The College infrastructure is undergoing a vital and sizeable makeover.
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Courses-

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Kalindi College offers 17 courses in different Humanities, Commerce and Science disciplines, coveted Professional degree courses in Computer Science and Journalism, and Contemporary Add-on Courses. 

Introducing Four New Courses:

  • B.Sc.(H) Botany
  • B.Sc.(H) Zoology
  • B.A.(H) Geography

Successfully running Courses – B.Voc Web Designing, B.Voc Printing Technology.

Under- Graduate Programme :

  • B.A.(Hons) English
  • B.A.(Hons) Hindi
  • B.A.(Hons) Sanskrit
  • B.A. (Progamme)
  • B.A.(Hons) History
  • B.A.(Hons) Journalism
  • B.A.(Hons) Economics
  • B.COM.(Hons.)
  • B.Com. Programme
  • B.Sc.(Prog.) Life Science
  • B.Sc. (Prog.) Physical Sciences
  • B.Sc.(Hons) Mathematics
  • B.Sc.(Hons) Physics
  • B.Tech. Computer Science

Postgraduate Programme :

  • M.A. (Hindi)
  • M.A. (Political Science)
  • M.A. (Sanskrit)
Kalindi College offers a few Short Term Add-on Courses: French language, Chinese language, Photo Journalism, Travel and Tourism, Video Production, Office Automation.With the objective of equipping the students with skills that provide them a added advantage. These specialized, career-oriented Courses will empower the students for self-employment and can be pursued along with their degree-level formal education as they are designed in a way that ensures a co-ordination between the two in terms of time-schedule and orientation.
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Societies-

 

The cultural societies of Kalindi College offer a wide range of activities covering diverse interests like Indian Classical Music, Western Music, Dance, Debating, Theater etc. The College societies nurture our potential and additionally provide a platform by giving us adequate exposure.
Here is the list of few Cultural Societies in the College:
Fitoor : Dramatic Society
Mausiqui : Music Society
Nupur : Dance Society
Srijan : Society for Creative Skill
Kalakriti : Fine Art Club
Fashion-is-ta : Fashion Society
Brain Twister : Quiz Society

ALUMNI-

 

The College boasts of illustrious alumni, which include Ms. Mayawati, former Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh, Ms. Krishna Tirath, Minister for women and Child Development and Ms. Kapila Gaur, Chairperson of Municipal Corporation Delhi. Several ex-students of Kalindi College are also working at prestigious positions in the government services and in the media and industry. Many of its students and alumni have reached to the great heights and achieved National and International recognition.

Placement Cell-

 

Companies like E-Helium, Tech Mahindra, Time Group, Kotak Mahindra, IPICI Prudential Life Insurance and Mettl are some of the companies which conduct recruitment drive in college campus. A phenomenal response was marked by the College placement cell during the Employability Test for Aristocrat Graning Mettl.

Hangout Spots-

 

Magggiiii Point : This maggi point serves excellent maggii in many different varieties. Butter maggi, masala maggi and vegetable maggi is popular amongst the students.On the top of it they serve sandwich, patties, burger, soda, coldrinks and other quick snacks.
Kachori wala : If you love the spicy food, this is the place. Matar Kachori is most liked by the students.
Art of spices : This is the place where one of the best rolls served in Delhi, situated behind city hospital Karol Bagh.
Jheel Park : It is just behind the college where student usually go and kill there time by clicking pictures around the Jheel and this place is also famous being a lovers point.
Caboose X Cafe & Lounge : Caboose is the another place where students love to go and chill in between after the classes. Located in East Patel Nagar Market. Great music and atmosphere.
Imly : Train coach theme ambiance and cuisines from different Indian cities. Average cost,Rs 700 for two people(approx.)

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Sahiba Talwar
Sahiba is currently pursuing BA(hons) Journalism from Delhi University.

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