Situated amidst the ravishing and mesmerising lawns of flora, Indraprastha College for Women is the oldest girls college under the Delhi University.
It is located in Civil Lines area with lush greenery and has excellent connectivity through metro via yellow line. Being near the north campus and with the diversity of students make the college life much exploring and cheerful.
Noted as one of the most impressive campuses of Delhi University in its shell, IP College is full of vibrancy, with its wide variety of floral species which can make anyone fall in love with it. The prominent alumni such as Meira Kumar, Ambika Soni, Sucheta Kriplani itself is an honour to be associated with this college.
Being a top liberal institution for arts, the students discover their inner potential through intellectual awakening, which is seen very common in the campus. Discussions on various matters aid the students to open their vision towards unfolded topics.
It’s a botanical paradise where life becomes much soothing to sit in the campus for hours and smell its fragrance along with the soft humming of birds. It becomes a perfect hill station for a vacation with the fresh smell of soil during rain and the hot tea in the beautiful campus of IP College.
The college possesses a history of feminism and patriotism, and thus the atmosphere connected with ignition to talk on liberally about any thoughts can be found naturally in this campus.
The most suitable time of the year to visit this college is during July-September as the college is in its full spring of happiness and monsoon with alluring peacocks and green life. It’s not beauty without reason.
The fest season brings a chill, excitement and new power with its brilliant performances, star nights, DJ nights. The different types of heart-throbbing competitions organised for the students and the food stalls with finger-licking snacks.
The club meetings with the selfies have its own aura near the wall climbing area and the famous ‘Tila’ of the college. The chit-chats and the clumsy expression of the seniors during meetings is the most adorable thing you will find throughout your IP college life.
The delicious food served in the canteen is a portion of comfort food. It is the best alternative to the hostel food for non-Delhiites: the chole bathure and the shakes in the canteen are a relief to the scorching heat of Delhi.
The only college in DU to possess a swimming pool itself is an attraction to boast about. The college is full of dynamism, and crafts the student’s life exciting by its swimming pool, gymnasium, badminton courts, dancing halls and more.
Afroza, Mridang, Croydon, Women development cell are some of the popular societies in this college. It gives the students their personal space for their hobbies and social life. The exposure and interaction in such societies help the students to come out of their comfort zone and boost their interpersonal skills.
The architecture of the college can leave anybody spellbound with its fresh and open classrooms. The ambience of the college makes every moment pleasurable and worth treasuring. The most famous ‘front lawns’ of the college is a rescue from the long studies bang. The fun and laugh with friends are incomparable to the hard heaty studies during the whole day.
APJ Abdul Kalam rightly said, ‘Sometimes it’s better to bunk a class and enjoy with friends, because today when I look back, marks never make me laugh, but memories do’.
It secured 13th rank in commerce stream in India’s Today Ranking and has been among top institutions in commerce and arts for a very long time.
The placement cell operating in the college is one of the most promising due to its achievement in helping the students secure jobs in reputed companies with the highest package of around 13 lakhs gone last year.
Lastly, the famous line explained by all IP College girls to every other person several times is, ‘This is IP College, DU wala not IP University’.