General information
Finance type Nonprofit
Organization type Public
Abbreviation DU
Teachers 9,960
Students 202,841
Religion None
Gender limitation No limits
Campus type Urban
Housing Available
Exchange programs Available
Library Available
Dedicated to Truth
• University Grants Commission, India
• Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU)
• Association of Indian Universities (AIU)
• Medical Council of India (MCI)
• Universitas 21
World ranking549
Country ranking9
Academic Reputation224
Employer Reputation147
Ranking in world by sphere
Arts and Humanities177
Engineering and Technology269
Natural Science310
Social Sciences and Management192
Cost of living in Delhi, USD/month
Accommodation 91 158
Food 87 151
Transportation 9 22
Communications and utilities 41 46
Clothing 14 54
Sports and leisure 15 50
Accommodation in Delhi, USD/month
Shared room outside of centre92
Shared room in city centre160
1 bedroom apartment outside of centre117
1 bedroom apartment in city centre198
International rankings
UniPage World University Ranking549
QS World University Rankings489
Webometrics Ranking758
Alternative title
ur دہلی یونیورسٹی
ta தில்லி பல்கலைக்கழகம்
pa ਦਿੱਲੀ ਯੂਨੀਵਰਸਿਟੀ
ml ഡെൽഹി സർവകലാശാല
hi दिल्ली विश् वविद्यालय
French Université de delhi
bn দিল্লি বিশ্ববিদ্যালয়
Location on map - Delhi university
Delhi university or दिल्ली विश्वविद्यालय (DU) - public higher education institution in India.

Delhi university - Description

The University of Delhi is the premier university of the country and is known for its high standards in teaching and research and attracts eminent scholars to its faculty. The University of Delhi was established in 1922 as a unitary, teaching and residential university by an Act of the then Central Legislative Assembly. The East Campus is being developed with the University College of Medical Science as its nucleus, while the West Campus will have as its focus on Engineering and Technology. When the University Grants Commission started establishing Centres of Advanced Studies in the country, 6 were awarded to the University of Delhi out of a total of 18 such centres in the early sixties. These were in Physics, Chemistry, Botany, Zoology, Economics and Sociology. These Centres of Advanced Studies are now the centres of excellence in teaching and research in their respective areas. In addition, a number of these and other University departments received grants under the Special Assistance Programme of the UGC in recognition of their outstanding academic work. The University has 15 libraries. These are in addition to Libraries in the Colleges. The University Science Instrumentation Centre (USIC) has a number of sophisticated research instruments which...
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