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Maitreyi college, Delhi University, New Delhi

About Maitreyi college, Delhi University, New Delhi

Maitreyi College, Delhi University, New Delhi was started at Netaji Nagar and presently situated in Chanakyapuri. The campus is spread over ten acres of land in a lush green area and has extensive playgrounds and open spaces. The college was started with the only BA (Pass) and Science (General) courses. Now the college offers Honors in Science, Commerce, and Humanities at the undergraduate level.

Maitreyi college also offers postgraduate courses in Mathematics and Political Science. And also offers certificate courses in Journalism, French, Spanish, and Web-designing as non-credit-on courses. The college also offers remedial coaching classes for the benefit of students.

The college has started awareness programs in health, fitness, legal and services, disaster management, and self-defense for the personality development of the students. It is the first college in Delhi University to offer PG Diploma in Nanotechnology and is the first to adopt an E-learning methodology. The college also has a successful tradition of continuous achievement in Sports, NSS, NCC, and cultural activities. 

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Maitri college aims to help the students and teachers to become excellent scholars, educators, researchers, and professionals. The college focuses on providing higher education to the students to get a degree in Science, Commerce, and Arts. The college help students to develop creativity and innovativeness.

Maitreyi College Highlights 
Established in 1967
Affiliation University of Delhi 
 Infrastructure Library, Laboratories, Playgrounds, medical room, etc
 Location Bapudham Complex, Chanakyapuri, New Delhi-110021 
 Contact +91-11-24673815 
 Fees Maitreyi College Fees 
 Admission Details Maitreyi College Admission 
 Ranking NIRF 
Courses Undergraduate, postgraduate, certificate courses 

Maitreyi College Departments:

Maitreyi college Delhi has various departments in Science, Commerce, and Humanities. The college was started with only B.A. (pass) and B.Sc (General) courses. Presently it offers Honors in Science, Commerce, and Humanities. It is the first college in Delhi University to offer PG Diploma in Nanotechnology. Given below  are the departments of the college:

  1. Botany
  2. Chemistry
  3. Commerce
  4. Computer Science
  5. Economics
  6. English
  7. Hindi
  8. History
  9. Mathematics
  10. Physical Education
  11. Physics
  12. Political Science
  13. Punjabi
  14. Sanskrit
  15. Sociology
  16. Zoology

Maitreyi College Courses:

Maitri College offers undergraduate, postgraduate, and certified courses as an add-on course. It offers honors in Science, Commerce and Humanities at UG level. It is the first college to offer postgraduate courses in Mathematics and Political Science. The courses offered are:

Courses Specialization 
B.Sc [Hons]   Botany 
Physics (Integrated)
 B.Sc Program Physical Science (Chemistry/Computer Science) 
Life Science (Botany/ Chemistry/ Zoology)
B.A. (Hons) Economics 
Political Science 
B.A. Program  
M.A. Political Science
B.Com (Hons)
B.Com program


Maitreyi College Infrastructure:

Maitreyi College Delhi has a lush green campus with extensive playgrounds and open spaces. The campus is situated in ChanakyaPuri and spread over 10 acres of land. The infrastructural facilities provided by the college are:

  • The new four-story science block comprises of well-equipped laboratories, lecture theatres, classrooms, faculty rooms.
  • The college has 15 well-equipped laboratories for practical.
  • The college has enabled wifi connection across the campus.
  • Maitri college has also started career counseling to help students know their potential and purpose.
  • The book store in the college has a wide range of text and other books and also various stationery items are available.
  • The college canteen serves delicious food and a gathering for the students.
  • Maitri college has a medical room consists of basic medicines, first-aid facilities. Doctor visits on the appointed days and a qualified nurse is also available.
  • The college has a beautiful garden consists of beautiful lawns, plants, and flowers which frequently wins trophies from the University.
  • An alumni association has been there in college that organizes a get-together for old students once a year in the college.

Maitreyi College Scholarships:

Delhi University conducts a competitive examination for the award of All India scholarship for the Hons courses. Maitreyi College Scholarships awarded are:

Scholarship to SC/ST students:

  • Candidates who belong to SC/ST category are awarded a scholarship by the State.
  • The candidates should fill the application form immediately after admission and submit it with the required certificates.
  • The continuances of any scholarship depend on academic progress, regular classes, discipline, and good conduct, etc.

Academic Prizes:

  • Prizes are awarded to college topper in each course with 55% aggregate marks.
  • Radha Sairam Memorial Award to the Best Student of Chemistry (Hons) 1st Year.
  • Durga Devi Memorial Prize to the Best Student of Chemistry (Hons) 2nd Year.
  • O.P. Datta Memorial Prize to the Best Student of Physics (Hons) in all 3 Years.
  • Dr. (Mrs.) Sita Srivastava Memorial Award of Rs.11,000/- along with a Trophy will be given to the Best All-Rounder student from the 3rd Year.

Maitreyi college, Delhi University, New Delhi Eligibility Criteria and Admission Procedure

Maitreyi College Eligibility Criteria:

The admission of the students will be done on the basis of the criteria set by the college and University. The candidates must follow those criteria in order to get admission. If there is a change of stream a disadvantage of 5% on Best of Four percentage may be imposed. And an advantage of % to those who opt for MIL. The eligibility criteria are given below:

Courses Eligibility 
 B.A [Hons]
  • The candidates must have one language (core/elective/functional).
  • The candidates should have the best of four subjects for Hons courses and any two other elective/academic subjects.
  • The candidates should have at least 70% marks.
 B.A / B.Com [program]
  • The candidates must have one language (core/elective/functional).
  • Candidates should have any three elective subjects.
  • For B.A Vocational, related vocational subjects are required.
  • Candidates must have at least 70% in PCM/PCB/PCMB.

Maitreyi College Admission:

Maitreyi Admission is strictly based on merit and the marks scored by the candidates in their previous academics. There will be a cut-off percentage for admission to the courses decided by the college admission committee. The students who scored marks more than the notified percentage should visit the teacher-in-charge of admission for the course.

Eligible candidates as per the college cut-off percentage are advised to verify the dates and times of admission. Admissions are done by the college authorities. The candidates should first fill in the college application form.

Courses and Fees Structure of Maitreyi college, Delhi University, New Delhi

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Maitreyi college, Delhi University, New Delhi Commerce Courses and Fees Structure
Course Name Fees Interested
Bachelor of Commerce [B.Com]  3 year(s), Full Time Rs. 8,598
Bachelor of Commerce [B.Com] {Hons.}  3 year(s), Full Time Rs. 19,725

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Maitreyi college, Delhi University, New Delhi Science Courses and Fees Structure
Course Name Fees Interested
Bachelor of Science [B.Sc]  3 year(s), Full Time Rs. 26,355
Bachelor of Science [B.Sc] {Hons.}  3 year(s), Full Time Rs. 23,655
Maitreyi college, Delhi University, New Delhi Humanities and Arts Courses and Fees Structure
Course Name Fees Interested
Bachelor of Arts [BA]  3 year(s), Full Time Rs. 8,598
Bachelor of Arts [BA] {Hons.}  3 year(s), Full Time Rs. 8,598
Master of Arts [MA]  2 year(s), Full Time Rs. 13,422

Maitreyi college, Delhi University, New Delhi FAQs


How is Maitreyi College?

The college is great. It is located in the safest and beautiful place in Delhi. The library is well equipped and has internet connection all over the campus. The faculty is very supportive and highly experienced. The science depts are best among DU and have received star status. There are many co-curricular activities organized where the students participate and win prizes.


Is Maitreyi college an off-campus college in Delhi?

It is located in the Chanakyapuri area under the Palestine Embassy and it is a star college. It is a beautiful campus and excellent infrastructure.


What are the documents required for admission?

The documents required are as follows:

  • Eligibility Slip issued by the College (Computation of best 4%)
  • DU Registration Form (Containing the College Name and the Course to which the admission is being taken)
  • Duly filled Reference Card (Detached from Admission Form supplied by the college)
  • Duly filled I-Card Form (Detached from Admission Form supplied by the college)
  • Class X Board Examination Certificate
  • Class X Marks-Sheet
  • Class XII Marks-Sheet
  • Class XII Provisional Certificate / Original Certificate
  • Character Certificate (recent)
  • SC/ST/PwD/CW/KM Certificate (in the name of candidate) issued by a competent authority
  • OBC (Non-Creamy Layer) Certificate (in the name of student) issued by a competent authority
  • Transfer Certificate from school / college as well as Migration Certificate from Board / University are required from students who have passed senior secondary exam from outside Delhi
  • Two passport size self-attested photographs of the student

Student Satisfaction Rating 

Based on 60 Student's Reviews 7.2/10  
Overall Rating
Social Life
Rating Distribution
Needs Improvement
Top Feature & Summary
This institute is recommended by 44/60 students

Maitreyi college, Delhi University, New Delhi Ranking

Science Ranking
Publication Name Rank
India Today 32
Arts Ranking
Publication Name Rank
India Today 34
Commerce Ranking
Publication Name Rank
India Today 31

Approval, Recognition, Affiliation and Accreditation

The college is approved by NAAC; affiliated to University of Delhi - [DU], New Delhi.

Hostel Details

Maitreyi College Hostel Details:

The foundation stone of the hostel has been recently laid by Professor Yogesh Tyagi, Vice-Chancellor, University of Delhi. The residential facilities provided to the students by the college are:

  • Maitreyi College facilities include a four-story residential building that houses 94 students.
  • The building has a reading room, gymnasium, common room, dining hall, activity room, kitchen and warden's residence.
  • The hostel accommodates both national and international students and rooms are allocated on the basis of merit and distance from the college.


Computer labs

Contact Details and Location

Address : Bapudham Complex, Chanakyapuri, New Delhi
Website :

Student Reviews

Bachelor of Arts [BA] {Hons.} (Political Science), batch of 2022

I have my classes from 9:30 or some days 10:30 am. Class timings are quite fine for me. They mostly end by 12:30.

Method of teaching is the same as per the guidelines of Delhi University.

My overall experience in Maitreyi is very nice.


There are many societies in Maitreyi college. Also, I’m a part of one. Nrityakriti, the Indian dance society of Maitreyi College. We do mostly folk-based dance and in just a few months, this society has shaped me into a better person as an individual. There are other societies too. Zeal, the western dance society. Artisto- the fine arts society. Galore, the fashion society and so on.

Maitreyi college celebrates every festival that comes in its way; cultural and sports-based events too.

The life is very much better and beautiful in Maitreyi. My day starts with the thought of going to college and ends with staying there for long. Maitreyi has some vibes which keep us ties towards it. The peacocks that roam in the college campus are a scene to start afresh and beautiful day every day. Our society practices are done in the bamboo room so it is our next home. Whenever I’m free, I go there and sit; it feels like home.

Bachelor of Commerce [B.Com], batch of 2021

The classes begin from 8.30 till 5.30. Projects are very creative

The quality is very good by some teachers.

Overall experience is very good.


Societies are doing well. And the management is very good.

Sports and cultural meet are excellent.

The college life is very good, you learn a lot.

Bachelor of Science [B.Sc], batch of 2018

The quality and method of teaching are remarkable. Teachers are well qualified. It's a bliss to be a graduate of this college.


There are many societies which students can join like dance and fashion societies. The life in college is amazing.

Bachelor of Commerce [B.Com] {Hons.}, batch of 2019

The college is not as good as, I have expected.The teachers are good, however, the library is filled with good books 


There are many societies like zeal-the dance society etc.

Bachelor of Commerce [B.Com], batch of 2017

Maitreya college is good, academically. Regular classes are conducted.


There are several societies in the college.

  • *.Abhivyakti: The theatrical society which was established in 1999 and is highly acclaimed.*.
  • Zeal: Western Dance society, which is one of thebest Western dance societies in Delhi University.*.
  • Galore: The fashion society; is rated as one of the best in Delhi university*.
  • Nrityakriti : Indian Dance Society which showcases different dance forms of Indian states. Nrityakriti is amongst the best folk dancesocieties in Delhi university.*.
  • Vista: The Photography Society*.
  • Trenchant: The English debating Society*.The college also has a very active Enactus society.

Bachelor of Arts [BA] (History), batch of 2019

The class schedules are busy. The classes start from 8 in the morning and it usually ends till 4:30 PM. The quality of teaching is superb with all teachers excelling in their fields. Overall, one could not moan over such a fantastic teaching staff.


There are many societies and clubs comprising of western and traditional dance, music, debate, photography etc. There are several fests conducted throughout the year. Life in college is good overall

Bachelor of Commerce [B.Com], batch of 2016
  • College timings start from 8:30 and the college close at 5 or 6'o clock in Maitreyi college. Classes are 1 hour. Semester ending exams happens once in December and then in may for the different semester. Teachers start giving us assignment ad takin our test from 1-2 month before the exams. Teachers take 3 assignment and 3 test for each subject and then they choose the best out of three marks and then include it in the final list.

  • Teachers are very much devoted to their work. They always come on time to the class and along with the subject they take with us in a frankly way, teaches us the different aspects of life and make us think more beyond the subject.

  • College is excellent . The environment, the people, the staff, everything is nice.

  • There is Commerce society, dance society named zeal, fashion society named galore, photography society, enactus, debating society etc.
  • Every dept of college organise their own freshers and fests along with this college organises Diwali mela, college freshers, and college fest. Many seminars on different topics also takes place in college. College provide us many opportunity to explore and find our inner self, our interest, make us more confident and we get to meet different people and learn from them in Maitreyi college .
  • In general college life is fun along with studies.

Bachelor of Science [B.Sc], batch of 2017
  • Classes are from 8:30 to 4. Apart university exams, internal examination is regular for continuous evaluation.

  • The teachers are highly interactive and helpful with great guidelines for future in Maitreyi college.

  • College is a cheerful campus with a great environment to work in.

Bachelor of Arts [BA] (English), batch of 2017
  • Some classes have very late timings, but we don't really mind it.
  • The professors are pretty much amazing and extremely cool and friendly thereby making the whole teaching experience wonderful.
  • Maitreyi College is one of the best institutions in the country. Apart from the warm faculty and beautiful gardens and spacious infrastructure, it provides a certain amount of warmth and comfort which makes you feel like home and never want to leave.

  • The college campus has societies for all fields such as music, debate, dance and literary societies as well.
  • All kinds of festivals are celebrated on the campus.
  • In general, college life is amazing.

Bachelor of Arts [BA], batch of 2017
  • Great faculty and regular too and teaching method was amazing

  • Therea are many socities and clubs for the students development

Bachelor of Science [B.Sc], batch of 2014
  • Teachers are punctual and classes are held according to the time-table
  • Classes are equiped with projectors to make us understand things better.
  • Students are encouraged for participation and seminars are held regularly
  • The faculty is great.

Discussion Forum



Hi Jyoti,

Admission procedure

For all applicants seeking admission to the 1st year of  B.A. (Hons.) / B.Sc (Hons.) / B.Com(H)/B.Tech.(Computer Science).:

The college admission committee will decide the cut off percentage for admission to different courses and the same would be notified on the college notice board as per the schedule given on the back cover of the prospectus. The same may be accessed from the College website also.

The candidates with their percentage of marks equal to or more than the notified percentage are advised to report to the teacher in charge of admission for the course. (The name of the teacher and the room number will be notified on the College notice board.)

Eligible candidates as per the college cut off percentage should verify the dates and time of admission.

Admission will be strictly on merit. The college has not authorised any person/agency to act as an admission agent. All admission are done directly by the College authorities only strictly on the basis of merit.

Those selected for admission will be required to fill in the college application form.

Those selected for admission will be required to fill in the application for admission form also enclosed with the prospectus. The following documents are to be submitted with the same in original along with the attested photocopies.



 All candidates selected for admission will have to submit the following documents  in original with two sets of self attested photocopies of the following certificates:


  • Certificate of last examination passed.
  • Mark-sheet of the last examination passed.
  • Character Certificate from the school/college last attended.
  • Certificate of Date of Birth.
  • College leaving/migration certificate wherever necessary.
  • Caste certificate in the name of candidate  if the student belongs to the scheduled caste/tribe/OBC.
  • Certificate of having passed the Lower Hindi Test. (if exemption from compulsory test in Hindi is sought).
  • Two copies of passport size photographs.

Candidates who are unable to produce any of the above certificates because their university/board has not issued the same up to the last date of admission to the college will be given provisional admission upto 31st July, 2013 or  by which date, they are required to submit all the relevant certificates.

Compliance with the above requirements does not necessary ensure your admission to the college. You may be called to appear for an interview/written test even if you fall within the specified cut-off percentage, as decided by the individual departments. The cut-off percentage of marks will be notified on the college notice board on dates specified by the University.


Please note: If any false attestation /falsified records are detected, the student will be barred from attending any course in the University or its college for next five years, and in addition , a criminal case under relevant section of IPC (viz 470, 471, 474) will be instituted against her, to subject her to the requisite criminal proceeding.


For admission to the categories (i) to (iv) above, kindly refer to University Admission Brochure 2013-14



A student whose name is removed from the college rolls for non-payment of fees or for any other reason, may be permitted re-admission at the discretion of the Principal on a written request on the prescribed form obtainable from the college cashier. Such re-admission shall be on payment of re-admission fee, arrears of tuition fee and fines immediately after the permission is granted. No student who has failed in the 1st Year B.A. (Hons), B.Sc (Hons) Course will be admitted to B.A., B.Sc (Programme) 2nd Year classes.


A few seats are available against extraordinary merit in sports and Cultural Activities.  the following are the admission criteria:


  • Application must be supported by relevant certificates and duly attested by the Head of the Institution last attended.
  • Admission will be according to University criteria. For more information visit :
  • Candidates will have to appear for performance tests.
  • Admitted candidates will have to attend and participate regularly in sports and Cultural events, respectively.  Failure to do so will lead to Cancellation of Admission at any time.
  • Trials for Sports Admission will be held 21,22, 24 & 25 June 2013 at 8 am onwards.. For details check college website.
  • Performance Evaluation for Cultural Activities will be held at 10. 00 A.M. on 6th July 2013
  • Maximum weightage of 10% over the cut-off percentage for a particular course will be allowed for Admission under Sports and ECA quota.
  • Separate forms are to be filled for admission under Sports and E.C.A. activities and will be available in the college office.




  • Sports persons who have participated/represented the country in the following competition(s):
  •  Olympic Games by IOC
  • World Championships under International Sports Federations (lOA and / or MYAS recognized / affiliated Games)
  •  Asian Games by Olympic Council of Asia.
  • Asian Championships organized by International Federation of Concerned games (recognized/affiliated by MYASand / or lOA)
  •  Commonwealth Games. S.A.F.Games and Afro Asian Games.
  •  Paralympic Games (recognized/affiliated by IOC and / or MYAS)

Answer By: Getmyuni

30 May 2016

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