About College

Maitreyi College, a constituent college of University of Delhi and an eminent institution of higher education was established in 1967. Named after the renowned Vedic scholar Maitreyi, wife of sage Yajnavalakya , the college has undertaken a glorious journey of evolution in its five decades and onwards, with numerous achievements in academics, research, cultural and community engagement under its name. The college is proud to earn an A++ Grade in its second cycle of NAAC accreditation and it also carries the distinction of Star College for its Science Departments, conferred by the Department of Biotechnology, Government of India. It is amongst the top 6 colleges of University of Delhi to have received this title. For the current year, the college has an all-India NIRF rank of 36.

The college offers multiple courses in Science, Commerce and Humanities offered by University of Delhi and also provides the students with a wide number of options for papers under VAC and SEC that are studied under the UGCF 2022. It is also a part of the Cluster Colleges of University of Delhi for the conduct of these courses. The college also aims at inculcating a strong research inclination among its students and stakeholders. The Centre for Research (CFR) of the college conducts research projects every year under its various programs. The college also provides its students with placement opportunities and entrepreneurial startup support through the Placement Cell and the Entrepreneurship Cell (E-Cell). The college has an Enabling Unit (EU) that works for the welfare and support of Divyangajan (Persons with Disabilities).

The cultural and academic societies of the college are well known throughout University of Delhi and beyond with students participating and winning numerous international, national and state-level competitions and events. Maitreyi College is a part of the Unnat Bharat Abhiyan, a MHRD initiative, where our students and faculty actively contribute towards collaborative and transformational changes in rural India. We are also proud to be a part of the Ek Bharat – Shresht Bharatinitiative which celebrates cultural diversity.

The college has a distinguished Sports Department. We have our illustrious students who have brought laurels to the college in various sports at international, national and state level competitions and events. The college has established the Sashakta Nodal Sports Centre. The college has also collaborated with Special Olympic Bharat, Delhi to hold fitness training camps for athletes with disabilities in the college premises. The Pragati Sports Centre of the college enables women from across the country to undertake practice in Netball.

The college has a well developed and state-of-the-art infrastructure and laboratories. The college library has one of the largest collections of resources amongst the colleges of University of Delhi. There is a Girls Hostel that has an accommodation capacity for over 100 outstation students. Maitreyi College values holistic and empowered growth and development of all its stakeholders and makes dedicated and concerted endeavors to achieve higher and newer goals as an institution.