St. Stephen's College is an affiliated college of the University of Delhi. It was established in 1881 by the Cambridge Mission to Delhi. The college admits both undergraduates and post-graduates and awards degrees in liberal arts and sciences under the purview of the University of Delhi.
Founded on 1 February 1881, St. Stephen’s is the oldest university in Delhi. It become first affiliated with Calcutta University, and later with Punjab University. Finally, with the established order of Delhi University in 1922, it has become one of its 3 authentic constituent colleges.
Stephen’s College is approved by the UGC and is accredited by the NAAC with an ‘A’ grade.Ranked 8th in the college category according to the NIRF 2021 ranking. Similarly, the college has been ranked 2nd for Arts and 3rd for Science by India Today.
Stephen’s College courses are offered at various levels like Undergraduate Degree (i.e BA in History, B.sc in Physics, etc.), Postgraduate Degree (i.e MA in History, M.Sc. in Mathematics, etc.). You can also find a brief overview of the different courses offered by the university across various disciplines with their specializations on the Course page.
The library has now grown to be a computerized and air-conditioned Library with full-fledged wings called the Old wing and the New wing and has a set of multiple lakh books. The College Library stands nowadays with a complete protected area of 993.10 sq. mtrs. The Library construction is spacious with big studying rooms, stack areas, and areas for diverse different activities.
The construction is aesthetically constructed, showcasing the issues and designs borrowed from the Moghul architecture. The Library has computerized the usage of Troodon five. five software. The OPAC enables the customers to look thru tremendous series of documents.The Library study room has a total potential of 222 places. The Library is visited by about two hundred to three hundred users each day and the common range of logins to OPAC stands at two hundred today.
The college has sports provided by the college and also has a designated office for the Physical Education Department.As part of the sports section, the college offers facilities such as cardio studio, badminton hall, basketball court, 8 cricket pitches.2 acres of land, two tennis courts, a shooting range, a football field, weight training gym, two squash courts, a table tennis area, and a swimming pool.
All the resident Junior members are provided a 24X7 medical facility withinside the university. The nurse is gifted withinside the college dispensary on all the weekdays from 9 am to 11 am and from 1 pm to 3 pm. The medical doctor from St. Stephen’s Hospital visits on Tuesdays and Fridays. In instances of emergency at some point at a different time, you could consult the nurse at her house at the university campus.
The college dispensary has facilities for offering first aid, medicines for fever, nebulizers for bronchial allergies patients, stretchers, wheelchairs, and beds. In case of excessive emergencies, the affected person is taken to St. Stephen’s Hospital for treatment. Once on the campus, the fitness and scientific facility of all junior contributors are ensured.
The cafeteria gives a lot of good quality meals at an affordable cost, which fosters the health and well-being of all of the contributors of the College.
Admission for the UG courses is based on the CUET entrance examination score or an aptitude test followed by a personal interview conducted by the university.
The campus offers various scholarships to students including handicapped people. It has an aggregate of 13 scholarships. National Merit Scholarship, National Merit grant for offspring of teachers, Government of India Hindi Scholarship, State Merit scholarship, University merit scholarship, Labor Welfare Fund grant, Scholarship for handicapped students.
The Placement Cell at St. Stephen’s College is a scholar-run frame that has, considering its inception, continually strived to suit the reputation and merit that the College is outstanding for. The scholar frame is a think-tank of a position and certified people able to reach excellence in each field. The Placement Cell has visible superb achievement withinside the remaining educational yr.
Stephen’s College was the primary university at Delhi University to host an Internship Fair to offer college students and organizations a platform for mutual growth. The Internship Conclave is held with the motive of inviting corporations to hire Summer and Winter Interns. Companies like Deutsche Bank, Hindustan Unilever Limited, Standard Chartered, Nomura, JSW, CitiBank, Ernst & Young, and E&H Foundation are a few corporations that employed Summer Interns from St. Stephen’s College withinside the past. The academic yr of 2020-21 showed extraordinarily promising data with an average pay of INR 8. 8 Lacs per annum.
Is to educate young men and women within a framework of liberal and republican values, to equip them to excel in the service of the nation and to attain optimum personal fulfilment by leading a values-based life.
Optimum transparency in admission of students and faculty appointments.