Hans Raj College
|Motto||तमसो मॅ ज्योतिर गमय Sanskrit|
Motto in English
|From darkness, lead me to light.|
|President||Ishwinder Pal Singh Sagoo |
|Principal||Dr. Rama Sharma|
|Location||New Delhi, Delhi, India|
|Campus||North Campus, University of Delhi|
|Affiliations||University of Delhi|
Hansraj College (HRC) (Hindi: हंस राज कॉलेज) is a constituent college of the University of Delhi, in New Delhi, India. The college offers studies in Science, Liberal Arts and Commerce. Since its foundation in 1948, the college has produced notable alumni who are prominent leaders in their fields nationally and internationally.
Hans Raj College was founded by the D.A.V. College Managing Committee on July 26, 1948 in memory of the prominent Indian educator and nationalist Mahatma Hansraj. Started as an institution for men, the college became co-educational in 1978. It is one of the largest institutions of D.A.V group, which runs and manages over 700 institutions in India. With over 5,000 students, it is also one of the largest constituent colleges of the University of Delhi. For years Hans Raj College has been ranked among the Top-10 colleges of India in all three disciplines.
- 1948-1960: Dr. G. L. Datta (Department of Physics)
- 1960-1971: Shri. Shanti Narayan (Department of Mathematics)
- 1971-1985: Shri. G. P. Chopra (Department of English)
- 1985-1991: Dr. N. K. Oberoi (Department of Zoology)
- 1992-2003: Shri. J. K. Kapur (Department of Economics)
- 2003-2009: Dr. S. R. Arora (Department of Mathematics)
- 2009–2015: Dr. V. K. Kawatra (Department of Zoology)
- 2015- : Dr. Rama Sharma (Department of Hindi)
Hans Raj College, DU to offer entrepreneurship & skill development courses.
- B.A. (Hons) Economics
- B.A. (Hons) English
- B.A. (Hons) Hindi
- B.A. (Hons) History
- B.A. (Hons) Sanskrit
- B.Com. (Hons)
- B.Sc Life Sciences
- B.Sc. (Hons) Anthropology
- B.Sc. (Hons) Botany
- B.Sc. (Hons) Chemistry
- B.Sc. (Hons) Computer Science
- B.Sc. (Hons) Electronics
- B.Sc. (Hons) Geology
- B.Sc. (Hons) Mathematics
- B.Sc. (Hons) Physics
- B.Sc. (Hons) Zoology
- M.A. Economics
- M.A. English
- M.A. Hindi
- M.A. History
- M.A. Mathematics
- M.A. Sanskrit
- M.Sc. Anthropology
- M.Sc. Botany
- M.Sc. Chemistry
- M.Sc. Geology
- M.Sc. Mathematics
- M.Sc. Operational Research
- M.Sc. Physics
- M.Sc. Zoology
- Integrated (UG + PG)
- M.Sc. Earth Science
- Diploma French Language
- Certificate Course French Language
- Diploma German Language
- Certificate Course German Language
Sports facilities include a playing ground, an indoor sports complex, playrooms and the only electronic shooting range in the University of Delhi system.
- Hansraj College Students Union
- TEDxHansrajCollege 
- Enactus Hansraj
- Terpsi Chorean: Choreography Society
- Hans Raj Dramatics Society
- Ordinateur: Computer Science Society
- Society of General Awareness
- Pixels: Photography Society
- Swaranjali, The Music Society 
- The Finance and Investment Cell
- Illuminati: Quizzing Society
- Oorja: Western Dance Society
- English Literary Society
- Ostraca: The Creative Writing Society
- Debating Society
- Colloquium: Group Discussion Forum
- NCC, NSS etc.
- Confluence, Annual Cultural Festival
- Leaders for Tomorrow Hansraj
- Shah Rukh Khan – Bollywood Actor
- Aarti Bajaj – Film editor
- Abhinav Kashyap – Filmmaker
- Aditya Jha – Entrepreneur
- Ajay Maken – MP, Sports Minister
- Anil Aggrawal – Forensic Pathologist
- Anurag Kashyap – Filmmaker
- Dr. Palash Sen – Actor, musician
- Gopal Subramaniam – Solicitor General of India
- Jai Prakash Agarwal – Member of Parliament, Chairman House Committee, LS Indian Political Party-Congress Party
- Kabir Sadanand – Actor/director
- Kiren Rijiju – - MP, Union minister 
- Kushal Tandon – Actor
- Lobsang Sangay – Kalon Tripa (Prime Minister), Tibet A Government-in-exile
- Munish Chandra Puri – Mathematician
- Naveen Jindal – Industrialist, Politician
- Partha Dasgupta – Frank Ramsey Professor (Economics), Cambridge University
- Parvin Dabas – Actor
- Pavan Malhotra – Actor 
- Rannvijay Singh – Actor, VJ MTV India
- Richard Rekhy – Chief Executive Officer of KPMG in India
- Rohan Mehra – Actor, Model.
- Sabyasachi Chakrabarty – Actor
- Sheeba Chadha – Actress
- Shiney Ahuja – Actor
- Subhash Saini – NASA scientist
- Susmit Sen – musician, Indian Ocean
- Tarsem Singh – Hollywood Director
- Vijay Kumar Malhotra – Politician BJP Indian Political Party
- Vinod Dua – Eminent Journalist
- Hansraj College, Official website
- http://www.hansrajcollege.co.in/aboutus.htm. Missing or empty
- "Best Commerce Colleges in India, 2010 - | Photo20 | India Today |". Indiatoday.intoday.in. Retrieved 2013-01-01.
- "Best Arts Colleges in India, 2010 - | Photo6 | India Today |". Indiatoday.intoday.in. Retrieved 2013-01-01.
- "Best Science Colleges in India, 2010 - | Photo17 | India Today |". Indiatoday.intoday.in. Retrieved 2013-01-01.
- "DU's Hansraj sets up 5 centres offering skill-based courses".
- "Shah Rukh Khan collects graduation degree, 28 years later".
- "Fourteenth Lok Sabha: Members Bioprofile". Lok Sabha. Retrieved 2014-05-28.
- Aasheesh Sharma (January 16, 2016). ""If people remember my characters more than my name, it’s my success as an actor," says Pavan Malhotra". Hindustan Times, Brunch. Retrieved 2016-01-17.
- "Richard did his B.Com from Hansraj College and qualified as a Chartered Accountant in the year 1983".