College Diaries: Indraprastha College For Women (IPCW)

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Sprawling over an area of 14.5 acres,Indraprastha College For Women is one of the prestigious Colleges of Delhi University.It has an enrollment of over 2200 students and offers a wide range of courses and activities.
Established in 1924, it is the oldest women’s college of Delhi University and is among the few colleges which are disabled-friendly.



The college ranks among the top 10 arts colleges of India.It offers a wide variety of courses, ranging from Mathematics to Computer Science to Economics to Commerce.IP college is the only college to offer BMMMC (BA hons in Multimedia and Mass Communication).Other courses offered at IP college are-
  • English
  • Music
  • Hindi
  • History
  • Psychology
  • Political Science
  • BA Programme
  • Sanskrit
  • Philosophy



The college has a number of active societies for the over-all development of students. ABHIVYAKTI,The Dramatics Society of IPCW has won laurels for the college at various competitions across the nation. AFROZA,The Western Dance Society is another extremely active and popular society amongst students. Various other societies present at IP college are-
  • Alaap: Indian Music Society
  • Croydon: Fine Arts Society
  • Mridang: Indian Dance Society
  • Oghma: English Editorial Society
  • The English Debating Society
  • Film and Photography Society
  • Hindi Debating Society
  • Gandhi Study Circle
  • Northeast Society
  • Western Music Society
  • Eco Club
  • Enactus IPCW
  • NSS & NCC
  • Quiz Club


The college built on the lush green lands of Civil Lines,is very well maintained.It has an Audio-Visual Production Centre,a gymnasium,a swimming pool and courts for all types of sports including Squash,Tennis,Basketball and Badminton.It also has a Recharge shop for the studentsThe College’s auditorium and seminar room are well built and designed.
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The College regularly adds new facilities to provide a comfortable working environment for its faculty and students.
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IP College is most famous for its Bun Tikki Wala.It is an all-time favourite snacking point for IP girls.The Rolls Club located near the college is another delight for the students.Cafe 1 Up in Civil Lines provides extravagant delicacies. Kamla Nagar and Hudson Lane are not very far from the college and hence these places, too are popular amongst students.
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Ashima Nayyar
19 | Economics (H), College of Vocational Studies | Marketing and PR Head, Enactus CVS. ''Work hard in silence, let the success make the noise'' Economist in the making.

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