Zakir Husain Delhi College, formerly Zakir Husain College, Anglo Arabic College and Delhi College, founded in 1692, is the oldest existing educational institution in Delhi, and is a constituent college of the University of Delhi, offering undergraduate and post graduate courses in Arts, Commerce and Sciences. It has had a considerable influence on modern education as well as Urdu and Islamic learning in India, and today remains the only Delhi University college offering BA (Hons) courses in Arabic and Persian.
With its vision and mission clearly defined, Zakir Husain Delhi College has the following
objectives which help in creating a policy towards its vision and mission:
To impart and use human values through knowledge.
To develop future citizens by conducting quality academic programs and excellent
To work for the academic and individual growth of students through counselling.
To facilitate interactions and collaboration with other academic bodies and industry.
To develop intellectual potential and inculcating professionalism with social responsibility
through various social service programs in the college.
To remain deeply committed to achieve our green vision to see ZHDC as a fully
To keep pace with today’s time by introducing new technology, online accessibility of DU
portal in the college and making information easily accessible to everyone.
To develop appreciation for humanity, creativity, transparency for the pursuit of
innovative research and ideas.
To pedagogically facilitate student transitions to higher levels of communicative
proficiency as well as analytical competence especially with respect to textual and sociocultural
Developing teamwork and collaborative learning among students and teachers.
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