Nehru College is one of the largest constituent colleges of the
University of Delhi. It bears its name after the Pandit Motilal
Nehru, a great leader, patriot, freedom fighter, jurist and progenitor
of a line of illustrious Prime Ministers. Since its inception in
1964, it has gained recognition as a leading college in South Delhi.
Beginning with a modest enrolment of around 200 students in a school
building, it has gone from strength to strength and presently offers
courses in Sciences, Humanities and Commerce, and has 100 faculty
members and a little over 2000 students. The College was shifted
in its new building with sprawling campus, extensive lawns, a large
Administrative Block, Library and well equipped laboratories and
air-conditioned Computer Science Laboratory in 1989. The College
has a vast Playground surrounded with greenery and has a huge Library
The Seminar Room of the college comes live with the MotiLal Nehru Lecture 2006 on 3rd March 2006. The fully
air-conditioned room has a seating capacity of approximate 75 persons
equipped with sound system, video projection system.
The College is proud of its ability to develop young students, who,
with the guidance of the faculty, distinguished themselves in academics,
extra-curricular activities and sports. The college has been lifting
the coveted Chancellor's Trophy for ten years. The College holds
a number of inter-class and inter-college functions in order to
promote a sense of responsible citizenship and other concomitant
values among its students.