Lady Shri Ram College for Women

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Lady Shri Ram College for Women
Motto Sã vidyã yã vimuktaye
"That alone is knowledge which leads to liberation"
Established 1956
Principal Dr Suman Sharma
Academic staff
Students 2000 approx.
Campus 15 Acres
Affiliations University of Delhi

Lady Shri Ram College for Women (LSR) is a women's college of the University of Delhi for Social Sciences, Humanities and Commerce. It is one of the well-known arts colleges of University of Delhi, and, in 2014, it was selected as India's Best Arts College by India Today.[1]

History and evolution[edit]

Established in 1956 in New Delhi by the late Lala Shri Ram in memory of his wife Phoolan Devi (Lady Shri Ram), the college had its modest beginnings in a school building in Daryaganj, Central Delhi with 243 students, 9 faculty, 4 support staff and 3 distinct courses of study. Today, the college, located in a 15-acre (61,000 m2) campus in Lajpat Nagar in South Delhi, has approximately 2000 students, over 150 faculty, administrative and support staff and 16 courses of study.[2] LSR's infrastructure includes a newly refurbished, computerized user-friendly library with internet access 1,20,000 books, 5000 online journals & 127 in house journals & periodicals.[3] It is guided by a Board of Governors, drawn from the fields of industry, law, journalism, academics and the bureaucracy, under the Chairmanship of industrialist and philanthropist, Dr. Bharat Ram. The new principal of LSR is Dr Suman Sharma.


  • B.A.(H): Economics, English, Hindi, History, Philosophy, Political Science, Sanskrit, Sociology, Psychology.
  • B.Com.(H)
  • BSc.(H): Mathematics, Statistics.
  • B.El.Ed
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Conflict Transformation and Peacebuilding (CTPB)
  • Journalism and Mass Communication (H)


Tarang is the annual cultural festival of Lady Shri Ram College. Tarang is known for bringing together the best student talent from across the country in fields of music, dance, dramatics, debating, fine arts, quiz, films.

Notable alumni[edit]

External links[edit]


  1. ^ "INDIA'S BEST ARTS COLLEGES 2014". Retrieved 2014-01-17. 
  2. ^ [1] Article on Lady Shri Ram College for Women, on Sat, 02/06/2007-06:03
  3. ^ [2] Lady Shri Ram College Library