Gargi College was established in the year 1967 and is a leading South Campus college of the University of Delhi. It is a college for women and offers education in Arts and Humanities, Commerce, Science and Education. Gargi College, one of the two colleges in Delhi to have been awarded the prestigious College with a Potential for Excellence grant, by the University Grants Commission in the year 2004-2005, was chosen because of its holistic approach towards teaching and its excellent track record in academic and other aspects of college functioning. Nine departments namely Botany, Chemistry, Commerce, Elementary Education, Microbiology, Physics, Psychology, Zoology and the Women’s Development Centre are currently engaged in innovation and experimentation in the undergraduate programme, using modern methods of learning and evaluation. This award is in recognition of the endeavour of the college to engage in advanced research and socially purposeful projects over and above the regular college events.
argi has a fully computerised library. To help students reach the pinnacle of excellence in their particular field of study, we have a wide array of books in the library to help you choose from.The number of volumes in the main collection of the library is 60,469. A number of national and international journals and magazines are also subscribed to for reference. One can also indulge oneself with a wonderful section on good fiction. Books on general knowledge are in abundance in the library. A spacious and comfortable reference section with an ample seating arrangement is the joy of a student who would like to study, refer to, read or just flip through the cornucopia of literature. The library staff will be the guide and counsellor for all queries regarding books and the library facilities.
An active placement cell in college enables the students to avail of career counselling sessions, information on avenues of higher/specialised education and campus interviews and placement. Schools recruit teachers from the B.EI.Ed. final year students and every year MNCs, Banks, Insurance companies, Event Management companies etc. approach Gargi College on the lookout for bright and talented employees.