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#Admissions2022: College Profile-Jesus and Mary College

With the commencement of the 2022 admission season, many DU aspirants are in a state of confusion and panic over which college to choose, and what would be best for them. Here we present the college profile of Jesus and Mary College of the University of Delhi to make taking an informed choice easier for you.


Jesus and Mary College was established in 1968. It is located in Chanakyapuri. It has been ranked 44th in the college rankings of NIRF 2022. The college has produced several students who have gone on to excel in their respective fields. Notable alumni include Priyanka Gandhi, Manika Batra and Apurvi Chandela.

Courses and Placements

  • B.A. (Honours):
  • Economics
  • English
  • Hindi
  • History
  • Political Science
  • Psychology
  • Sociology
  • B.A. (Programme)
  • B.Com (Honours)
  • B.Sc (Honours)
  • Mathematics
  • B.El.Ed.

In the 2021 placement drive, the average package offered at Jesus and Mary College was INR 3 LPA. 211 students received offers. The top recruiters were EY, Deloitte and American Express.

Scholarships

A number of scholarships are awarded to the students of Jesus and Mary College:

  • Shri Jugal Kishore Khanna Memorial Scholarship is awarded to a deserving catholic student of B.A. (Pass) 1st year.
  • The Mary Abraham Scholarship is awarded to B.el.ed. students in the form of a book grant for books relevant to study.
  • Shri Anand Prakash Johri Memorial Scholarship is awarded to students of B.Sc (Honours) Mathematics who secure the highest marks in 1st and 2nd year.
  • Dr. Safia Ahmad Memorial Scholarship is awarded to an outstanding student of B.A. (Honours) Psychology.
  • Seema Nazarath Memorial Scholarship is awarded to an outstanding student of B.A. (Honours) Economics.
  • Pratibha Scholarship is awarded to a student of B.A. (Honours) Hindi 2nd year selected on the basis of excellence in both academics and extracurricular activities.
  • Shri R.R. Mehta Scholarship is awarded to a meritorious student from an economically weak background.

Note: Additional information about the scholarships can be found on the respective college website.

Societies

The college has several societies. These include:

  • English Debating Society
  • Curious, the quiz society
  • Manthan, the hindi debating society
  • Panorama, the film-making and film appreciation society
  • Echo, the western music society
  • Kahkasha, the hindi dramatics society

Note: Further information about societies can be found on the respective college website.

Facilities

  • Amphitheatre
  • Audio-visual Room
  • Auditorium: The auditorium is air-conditioned and has a seating capacity of around 600.
  • Cafetaria
  • Chapel
  • Common Room
  • Gymnasium: The college has a gymnasium which consists of modern equipment. Trained instructors are present to guide the students.
  • Laboratories: There is a psychology lab, a B.el.ed. Lab, and a healthcare management lab. The college also has three computer labs which are equipped with the latest technology.
  • Library: The library has two air-conditioned reading rooms. The library has a collection of 60,000 books on various subjects. It also subscribes to several journals, periodicals and magazines. 
  • Medical Room
  • Seminar Rooms
  • Sports facilities: There are 2 basketball courts, 1 volleyball court, 1 wooden badminton court, 1 cricket pitch, 3 tennis courts and 1 netball court. There is also an indoor hall for table tennis and combative sports.

Read Also: #Admissions2022: Course Profile- B.A. (Hons.) Sociology

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