Sri Venkateswara College, New Delhi
Sri Venkateswara College is a constituent college of the University of Delhi in India, providing undergraduate education in liberal arts, science and commerce. It was one of the 47 colleges spread over 14 states and union territories and 32 universities that were awarded "College with Potential for Excellence" status in 2004 by the Indian University Grants Commission. It is one of the colleges selected in 2011 by the Indian government Department of Biotechnology under the Star College Scheme for strengthening of education and training in life science and biotechnology at undergraduate level.
The college has seen tremendous development since its inception. It began functioning modestly in a school building of the Andhra Education Society at Rouse Avenue, New Delhi with 273 students and 13 staff members and moved into its own spacious buildings in Dhaula Kuan in 1971.
Today, the College has around 3888 students on its rolls, offers more than a score of different courses in the Humanities, Commerce and Science disciplines with 231 teaching and non-teaching staff. Apart from the formal academic courses the college now offers 3 Vocational courses and several short-term add-on courses that serve as significant supplements to the academic profiles of the students. The College also offers 11 Postgraduate Courses for study.