Lady Irwin College is a constituent college for women, in University of Delhi, under the memorandum of Association of The Lady Irwin College Society vide Regd. Society Registration Act 1860 (Punjab Amdmt.) 1957 Registration No.4163 1969-70) & maintained by the Governing Body & UGC Grants.
Lady Irwin College is a premiere institution affiliated to University of Delhi for undergraduate and postgraduate education in Home Science institution affiliated university of delhi. It also supports doctoral programs in five areas of Home Science. Other programmes are two year B.Ed. (for students of Home Science), B.Ed Special Education(MR)(For students from all streams) and one year Postgraduate Diploma in Dietetics & Public Health Nutrition.
It aims for holistic development of women students, and their capacity building through carefully designed academic programmes and extramural activities.
The College has highly qualified teaching faculty, many of whom have received national and international recognition for their teaching, research and publications. The teachers also serve as consultants and resource persons for important governmental and voluntary agencies, as well as for universities all over the country and abroad. Teachers are also invited to lead research project in their areas of specialization for institutions like UGC, Government department, National and International agencies.
The college has well equipped laboratories and classrooms and library with about 55,000 books and periodicals. On its campus the college has programmes for the care and education of young children as well as children with disability. These programmes also function as laboratory pre-school and childcare centres and are an adjunct of the department of Human Development and Childhood Studies. The campus is wifi enabled and covered with CCTV surveillance.
The Lady Irwin College Hostel, is a "A Home Away From Home" for about 200 students coming from all parts of India and abroad. There are two separate hostel buildings, one for the Undergraduate students and the other one for Postgraduate and Ph.D scholars. The renovated hostel building is equipped with modern facilities with a traditional facade that is elegant and efficient. The hostel is Wi-Fi enabled and has LCD television besides other facilities. The rooms are spacious and well furnished.