Lady Shri Ram College

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Lady Shri Ram College for Women
MottoSā vidyā yā vimuktaye
"That alone is knowledge which leads to liberation"
TypePublic women's college
Established1956 (1956)
FounderLala Shri Ram
Parent institution
University of Delhi
PrincipalSuman Sharma
Academic staff
StudentsApproximately 5000
Lala Lajpat Rai Rd, Lajpat Nagar IV
New Delhi
28°33′33″N 77°14′15″E / 28.5592995°N 77.2374735°E / 28.5592995; 77.2374735
Campus5 acres
Lady Shri Ram College is located in Delhi
Lady Shri Ram College
Location in Delhi
Lady Shri Ram College is located in India
Lady Shri Ram College
Lady Shri Ram College (India)

Lady Shri Ram College for Women (LSR) is a constituent women's college, affiliated with the University of Delhi.


Established in 1956 in New Delhi by the late Lala Shri Ram in memory of his wife Phoolan Devi (Lady Shri Ram), the college began in a school building in Daryaganj, Central Delhi with 299 students, nine faculty, and four support staff. The college is now located in a 5-acre (20,000 m2) campus in Lajpat Nagar in South Delhi.[1]

LSR's infrastructure includes a library with internet access, 1200 books, 50 online journals and 12798 in-house journals and periodicals.[2] Its Board of Governors is chaired by industrialist and philanthropist Bharat Ram. The new principal of the college is Ms. Suman Sharma.


Academic programmes[edit]


College rankings
General – India
NIRF (Colleges) (2020)[3]2

LSR College ranked first by leading publications and second among colleges in India by the National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF) in 2020.[3] Ranking_NAAC_2022_A/>

Student life[edit]

Cultural festivals[edit]

Tarang is the annual cultural festival of Lady Shri Ram College in fields of music, dance, dramatics, debating, fine arts, quiz, and film.

Student clubs[edit]

LSR also has 20 other clubs for extra-curricular activities such as Hive for art enthusiasts, a Debating Society for debates, and Dramatics Society for drama. Other clubs include the LSR's choreography group, the Western Music Society and the classical music society. In addition to this, there is also compulsory enrollment in National Service Scheme, National Sports Organisation or National Cadet Corps.

Notable alumni[edit]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Lady Shri Ram College for Women | Delhi Live". Archived from the original on 27 December 2009. Retrieved 27 May 2010. Article on Lady Shri Ram College for Women, on Sat, 02/06/2007-06:03
  2. ^ [1] Lady Shri Ram College Library
  3. ^ a b "National Institutional Ranking Framework 2020 (Colleges)". National Institutional Ranking Framework. Ministry of Education. 11 June 2020.
  4. ^ "Distinguished Alumnae". Lady Shri Ram College. 2019. Retrieved 12 February 2021.