Ram Lal Anand College was founded in the year 1964 by Late Shri Ram Lal Anand, a senior advocate in the Supreme Court of India, in response to the growing social demand in the sixties for providing educational opportunities at the university level. The college was initially managed by the Ram Lal Anand College Trust. It was later taken over by the University of Delhi. Since 1973, it has been run by the University of Delhi as a University Maintained Institution.
The college is located in the picturesque surroundings against the backdrop of the Aravali ranges in the neighbourhood of the South Campus of the University of Delhi and several other educational institutions. It has a vast campus, spread over ten acres of land with green lawns and elegant buildings of much sprawling architectural merit. The college has excellent infrastructure, with state of the art Laboratories, Seminar room ,Amphitheatre, Library, Playground and Cafeteria. The campus is Wi-Fi enabled. Being a multi-disciplinary, co-educational institution it has approximately 1500 students pursuing different courses in Arts, Commerce and Science streams. Ram Lal Anand College is administered by a statutory Governing Body as per the University Ordinances and legislated by the Executive Council of the University of Delhi.
Students are kept updated about activities of Central Placement Cell of University of Delhi. Students participate through CPC in various placement drives at university of Delhi. The Placement cell of college steps forward by themselves approaching and maintaining relationships with the HR departments of the corporate organizations. The companies visited and selected students through placement drive areIBM India, Genpact, AON Hewitt, American Express, CoCubes Technologies, ICDL, Akaaro consulting and training, Skreenin Interactive Delhi, Pure Research, Urbanclap etc.