Atma Ram Sanatan Dharma College

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Atma Ram Sanatan Dharma College
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Established 1959
Type Government supported
Principal Dr. Gyantosh Kumar Jha
Location South Campus, Dhaula Kuan, Delhi
Affiliations University of Delhi

Atma Ram Sanatan Dharma College (ARSD College), formerly Sanatan Dharma College, is a co-educational constituent college of the University of Delhi.[1] The college was founded on August 3, 1959 by the Sanatan Dharma Sabha, Delhi. Late Shri Atma Ram Chadha, a well-known philanthropist, took over as chairman of the college governing body in 1967. The current chairman is Shri Pawan Jaggi.[2]

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The college has an active debating society, Nimbus (The Debaters),[3] helping students learn the art of debating and speaking their mind fearlessly. In the recently published annual report from year 2012, The Debaters talks about its aim to bud visionary leaders. The society saw a major restructuring in the same year and has won tremendous popularity in college as well as university debating circuits.

Its dramatics society, Rangayan, has performed many plays and dramas. Their most recent work was the play Dilli Chalo by Utpal Dutta. College holds tremendous alumni record of several IAS officers, Army officers. Ajay Makan, Maj Vikram Singh, Col Ashutosh Raghav are a few to mention. TV actors Raghu, Suchit Vikram Singh also are alumni of the college. In the business world Vipin Mahajan of the Bhadra-TDI group and Ruchi Nayyar of Reliance are a few names.


The college offers various undergraduate and postgraduate courses under the aegis of University of Delhi.[4]

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  1. ^ "Atma Ram Sanatan Dharam College". University of Delhi. Retrieved 2014-08-15. 
  2. ^ "One DU college where new session is still to begin". Indian Express. July 27, 2011. Retrieved 31 August 2014. 
  3. ^ . ARSD College  Missing or empty |title= (help)
  4. ^ "Atma Ram Sanatan Dharam College - University of Delhi". Retrieved 31 August 2014. 

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