Lakshmibai College is a constituent college of the University of Delhi that provides higher education to women only. It was established in 1965 and named in honour of Rani Lakshmibai of Jhansi, the fearless warrior and patriot. The college is run by the Government of Delhi, and is located in the neighborhood of Ashok Vihar.
It has multiple departments, including Bengali, Commerce, Economics, English, Food Technology, Hindi, History, Mathematics, Music, Philosophy, Physical Education, Political Science, Punjabi, Sanskrit, and Sociology. It offers courses in the Humanities, Social Science and Commerce at both the undergraduate and postgraduate levels. In addition to the three-year-long BA and BCom (Hons) courses. Undergraduate students can also enroll in a BA (Pass) and BCom (Pass) courses. Masters in Arts are offered with specializations in Philosophy, Political Science and Sanskrit.
The primary purpose of education is to allow a student the opportunity to discover her true calling. The student should be able to discover the drumbeat resonating within her heart and then she should be able to march in the external world in rhythm and harmony with that drumbeat. To create self-awareness among students to discover their true calling in life; To create healthy interface between society and higher education; To maintain traditional strengths of Indian society ensuring the potential for growth for social system and at the same time making it internationally vibrant; and To create a platform for a self-awareness that enables each student to discuss her true calling in life.
To create, evolve and demonstrate the knowledge systems that would promote, facilitate subjective strengths and individual specific potentials as well as egalitarian concerns for maintaining collective existence; To develop strong knowledge foundations with a requisite set of skills in the learner; and To build a collaborative link between learner-potential and the educational process.
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Ashok Vihar III - Ashok Vihar, Delhi - 110052