B.A. (Sociology), batch of 2017
01 Jun 2015
ACADEMICS & FACULTY:
Eastablished in 1956, Lady Shri Ram College(LSR) today is recognized as a centre of excellence that nurtures academic striving, extracurricular endeavour and social commitment.Today, the college is located in a beautiful 15 acre campus in South Delhi.LSR provides its students with an empowering space and each student is encouraged to make full use of the unique intellectual and cultural opportunities provided by the college.LSR today is one of the finest institutions foe Social Sciences, Humanities and Commerce,while also offering a B.Sc Programme in Statistics. Professional courses like Elementary Education and Journalism are among its strengths.LSR has approximately 2000 students, over 150 faculty, administrative and support staff and 16 courses of study.
The teaching learning process in LSR is carried out through lectures , student presentations and weekly tutorials.Each group is assigned a section for lectures and a group for tutorials/practicals and presentations.In order to be allowed to appear for the University examination, every student except for those in the B.El.Ed Programme must have a minimum of 66.6% attendance in lectures/practicals/presentations/tutorials, in all the subjects, taken together each semester.The students are free to approach the teachers even after class hours.Overall, the students experience a friendly environment which helps them grow and nurtures them with the utmost knowledge.
FOREIGN EXCHANGE & INTERNATIONAL EXPOSURE:
Lady Shri Ram College has been one of the pioneers in Delhi University as far as imternational collaboration is concerned and these have increased recently with more and more universities across the worls looking for Global Partners.Our students enjoy the benefits of at least three Global Networks: Universitas -21 – though which our faculty have interacted with Universities across the globe and our students have gone to Melbourne to attend conferences, the Golden Key Honour society and most importantly - a consortium of Women’ Colleges - Women’s Education Worldwide – which aims at developing women leaders across the Globe. WEW has hosted our students for leadership programmes in Italy and also the Dubai Insight Programme. Our faculty have also benefited from exchange programmes with Kenyon University, Ohio, Winston Salem State University, Ohio-Wesleyan University, Thomas College, Maine, among others.
LSR has recently signed a number of MOUs with Universities across the world which have enabled both faculty and student exchanges. LSR has collaborations with Trinity College. Dublin, Ohio Wesleyan University, Delaware, Ohio and Middlebury College, Vermont, The Monterey Institute of International Studies, California, The American Graduate School, Paris, Fukuoka Women’s University, japan, The Ivey Business School, University of Ontario, Canada among others.
CLUBS & ASSOCIATIONS:
In keeping with university regulations, each student must join either the NATIONAL CADET CORPS(NCC), the NATIONAL SERVICE SCHEME(NSS) or the NATIONAL SPORTS ORGANISATION(NSO)
NCC: The NCC provides a space for stimulating and disciplined adventure and activities.
NSS: The objective of NSS is education through community service.It provides opprotunities to students to interact with less privileged than themselves and provides special practical experience in dealing with social problems.
NSO: The NSO in LSR is very active and LSR is the only College in the University to host an Annual Sports Meet and an Annual Cross Country Run.Students are given regular classes of two hours a week.Students have an opportunity of playing various games including lawn tennis, basketball,volley ball,table tennis,badminton,shooting,chess,archery,swimming as well as training in athletics and judo.
LSR prides itself on inculcating in its students a spirit of volunteerism and a sensitivity to issues of gender equity and sustainable development through programmes like VAPP, REACH, ABHYA and DHYANA.
Lady Shri Ram College is copmmited to maintaining an academic environment that is free of all forms of coercion that impede the acdemic freedom of any member of the community.
Ragging, in any form is prohibited, both within the college premises and on the public transport system, and can lead to expulsion or rustication.
In accordance with the policy of University of Delhi, a Committee to deal with sexual harassment has been constituted in the College.This Committee has students, faculty and non-teaching staff as members and any students who needs helps or wishes to lodge a complaint about any incident of sexual harassment can approach the Committee for redressal and resolution of complaints.