Deen Dayal Upadhyaya College

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Deen Dayal Upadhyaya College
दीन दयाल उपाध्याय कॉलेज
Deen Dayal Upadhyaya College's official logo.jpg
Official seal of college
Motto सत्यमेव जयते
Motto in English
Truth Alone Triumphs
Type Public
Established 1990
Chancellor Mohammad Hamid Ansari
Principal Dr. S. K. Garg
Undergraduates 1800
Postgraduates 110
Location Delhi, India
Campus Urban
Nickname DDUC
Affiliations University of Delhi
Website [1]
Constituent college of University of Delhi

Deen Dayal Upadhyaya College (informally known as DDUC) (Hindi: दीन दयाल उपाध्याय कॉलेज) is one of the constituent colleges of the University of Delhi in India, located at Phase 1, Dwarka Sector-3, Dwarka, New Delhi,[1] Delhi 110078. It is fully funded by Government of Delhi. It was established on August 1990 in the memory of Deen Dayal Upadhyaya, a renowned philosopher, thinker and social worker.

Courses Offered[edit]

The college, informally known as DDUC, offers many undergraduate courses, a full list of which is given below:

Bachelor of Management Studies
Bachelor of Business Studies
B.Sc.(hons.) Computer Science
B.A.(Hons.) Economics

B.A.(Hons.) English
B.Sc.(Hons.) Electronics
B.Sc.(Hons.) Mathematics
B.Sc.(Hons.) Physics
B.A. Programme
B.Sc. Life Sciences
B.Sc. Physical Sciences
B.Sc. Applied Physical Science
B.Sc.(Hons.) Chemistry
B.Sc.(Hons.) Botany
B.Sc.(Hons.) Zoology
B.Sc Mathematical science

In order to cater to business and management education at the undergraduate level, a three-year Bachelor of Business Studies was inaugurated on 18 July 2007. This unique course being offered in only three colleges of the University for Delhi, follows a National Level entrance test, for which more than 25,000 students appear, who undergo a rigorous process of selection including Group Discussion followed by a personal interview, of which very few are selected.


Life at DDUC[edit]

With over 2200 students in campus, the students get to develop as a whole by indulging in extra curricular activities as well.

Kalrav is the annual festival of DDUC, usually organized in February–March each year. It is a conglomerate of the activities of all societies and departments of the college. Kalrav seeks participation of students pan-India and has events & competitions including those of Music, Dance, Drama, Debating, Model UN, Quizzes and many more informal events. The Star nights at Kalrav in the previous years have witnessed performances by youth icons like Mika, Indian Ocean, The Circus etc. [3] Kalrav 2012 was rated as one of the biggest festival of the University of Delhi in 2012, by media houses like The Asian Age & Navbharat Times, witnessing a total footfall of over 20,000 students on over three days. The Star Nights at Kalrav'12 saw the performance of Pop Sensations like Honey Singh (W/ J Star & Money Aujla), Desi Playaaz(India's Got Talent) & Stand Up Comedy by Nitin Gupta (Entertainment Engineers). Kalrav'12 hosted over 25+ competitive events for school as well as college students, having participation from students pan-India.

Zucitva is the Annual Commerce Festival of DDUC organized by the Department of Commerce every year and the events like Corporate Fashion Show,Forensic Accounting,Business Plan,Marketing Management Competition,Mock Stock, etc. give a platform to students of all over India to uplift themselves in an innovative way. The fest is organized every year by CommUnity, The Department Of Commerce and the fest has become quite famous not among the Delhi University colleges but all over India. [4] [5]

"KALAMKAAR" the hindi kavi sammelan was organised in the college on 18th february on the behalf of silver jubilee year.

There are may academic and cultural societies that are open for all DDUC students to join. Some of them include:

  • KALAMKAAR - The Literary Society of DDUC
  • Women Development Cell
  • Synapses - The Zoological Society (Department of Zoology)
  • Yavanika - The Theatre Society
  • Sangyaan-The Quizzing Society
  • The Debating Society
  • The Music Society
  • The Model UN Club
  • Raaga - The Dance Society
  • Fin-S - The Finance Society
  • Eco Club
  • Spic Macay
  • Reflections - The Magazine Society
  • DDUC Photography Society
  • Spettro - Department of Business Studies
  • DDUC Aryabhatta Science Forum (Physics & Electronics)
  • Zest - Department of English
  • Sanganika - The Computer Science Society
  • Covalence - Department of Chemistry
  • CommUNITY - Department of Commerce
  • Kalpavriksha- The Botanical Society (Department of Botany)
  • Delonix- Annual Festival of Department of Botany
  • Astral- The Management Society of Department of Management Studies



Students from DDUC, owing to their intrinsic talent as well as the holistic personality development they receive at the College, have proven to be significant value creators for the recruiters. After having a 100% placement record (For courses such as Bachelor of Business Studies) for the year 2009-10, the best of companies indulged in campus placements came forward this year, offering excellent career opportunities to second graduating batch of DDUC. The recruiters for the last two years included:



  1. ^ "College's Address". Deen Dayal Upadhyaya College. Retrieved March 25, 2011. 

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