Courses Offered

  • B. A. 

Subject Society - Abhivyakti 


Abhivyakti, society of Department of Humanities organised Hindi Diwas, on September 14, 2017. Dr. Madhu Chawla delivered a talk which was followed by a quiz competition.


The calendar of events started with the organization of Hindi Diwas on 24th September 2016. Since past several years Abhivyakti has been organizing this event. It is an important step in promotion and development of Hindi language. Students from all streams participate in this event. They showed their talent by presenting poems and essays written by them. The annual festival of the society – Mridang was held on 17-18 February, 2017.Events like Wrangle – the Debate, Andaz-e-kalam - writing competition, Umbrella painting, Jugalbandi, Wordsworth – English vocabulary competition, History Quiz, Photography competition and many others were organized during the festival. Students from NLU, Amity University and from various colleges of Delhi University participated in the festival and made it a huge success. An interactive seminar was conducted on 29th February 2017 in collaboration with NSS. The key speaker was Mr. AyushKeshari, Founder, Young Association. This is an NGO that is involved in social work. Mr. Keshari talked about the importance of social work in the current scenario and informed about the various ways in which one can connect with the voluntary organisations and work for the betterment of the society. The students from various streams who have taken up History in Generic were taken for a visit to an exhibition on the life and work of Abdul Rahim Khan-i-Khanan at India habitat Center, Lodhi Road on 21st March 2017. A 3-day academic cum pleasure trip to Jim Corbett National Park was organized from 6th to 9th April, 2017. The students enjoyed the safari at the Park and got the opportunity to see various animals and birds in their natural habitat.They also visited the historical Naina Devi temple near Nainital.


  • The society initiated its activities with a special Lecture on “India’s trade relationship with Roman Empire in Ancient times” by Dr. Uma Marina Vescion 13th August 2015. She spoke about trade relationship, ports on western and Eastern coasts of India where Roman ships used to anchor and the items of exchange between the two nations. 
  • Next in the series was a lecture on 'Hindi mein Rozgaar ki Sambhawnaye' by Dr.Puran Chand Tondon on the occasion of Hindi Diwas, the 15th September 2015. He gave very interesting insights about working on development of technical terminologies in Hindi, difficulties faced and attractions of this booming industry.
  • During October 2015, the society organised a Historical and Academic trip to Kurukshetra.  The students had a view of the archaelogical site of the mould of Emperor Harshvardhana (Harsh kaTila). The sites have been excavated, show layers of habitation and the use of burnt bricks, structures, drainage system, jewellery artefacts and others. The museum housed at the Shaikh Chilli kaMaqbara has some of these items displayed. The students then visited the famous and sacred tank where five lakh people take bath on religious festivals. 


  • Abhivyakti organised essay writing competition on the topic ' The importance of Indian languages in Civil services exam' on 2 Septemper 2014. Lokesh Joshi of B.A (Prog.) III year bagged first prizr.
  • Deen Dayal Upadhyaya College of Delhi University has taken up the proposal of Swaccha Bharat Mission by our PM Shri Narendra Modi with open heart and Abhivyakti has tried to execute it ever since the idea was floated by him. ABHIVYAKTI-the forum of Social science teachers and students gave a concrete shape by inviting Padmabhushan Dr. Bindeshwar Pathak of Sulabh International on the Hindi Divas on 16th September, 2014. While addressing the students Mr. Pathak emphasized that it is not only the shaaririk swacchata which is important but mental swachhtata is equally crucial to end racial and caste discrimination in India. 
  • On the Janam Divas of  Shaheed Bhagat Singh; Declamation and poetry contest were organised on 1 October 2014. Kaushlender Singh of BSc. (H) Physics II year won the first prize.

Permanent Faculty Members

  • DR. ANITA RANI, Associate Professor in Hindi
  • DR. SUMAN B. MANCHANDA, Associate Professor in Hindi
  • DR. SAVITA GAUTAM, Associate Professor in Hindi
  • DR. R.M. BHARDWAJ, Associate Professor in History
  • MRS. SANGITA, Associate Professor in Economics
  • DR. HIMANSHU PRASAD ROY, Associate Professor in Political Science
About Department of Economics
Economics make human welfare its direct and primary concern. In the words of My. Durbin "Economics is the intellectual religion of the day"
The Department of Economics started right since 1990 has been catering to the needs of Economics in B.A. (one out of the four subjects) and also the elective papers in various courses at different times. In the year 2014, subject society –‘Aarthneeti’ was formed with Dr. B.L. Pandit (former DSE professor) as our patron. Since then, society organizes lecture on then relevant economics topic and /or Economics Fest, in each academic year. In the current system of CBCS, Economics department offers Generic Elective papers in Economics to students of all courses.
About Department of History
The Department of History is as old as the college itself. Over the last 25 years, the college has offered B.A. (Program) course to its students. The college gave the students choice of Ancient Indian History in the first year, Modern India to 2nd year and Modern Europe in the 3rd year. Later the change came in the form of Cultural Transformations in Early Modern Europe in the 2nd year and the Modern Indian History shifting to the 3rd year. Now even this has changed. Now the University has introduced the CBCS (Choice-based credit System) under which major change has come as the students will have to study Ancient India in the first and 2nd semesters- History Paper-I ( History of India from Earliest Times up to 300 CE  and History Paper II –History of India From c.300 CE to 1206 CE. In the 3rd Semester- History of Medieval India (From 1206 to 1750s comprising both the Sultanate and the Mughal periods). In the 3rd-iv th sems. The students will also have to study some skill enhancement papers. In the Vth and VI th Semesters the students will have To study skill enhancement papers which could be properly seen on the university website.
In the year 2014, on 21-23 Feb., the Department of History had the privilege of Hosting an International Conference on the theme ‘’ The Asiatick Society, Indology and Indologists During the Late 18th and 19th Centuries A.D.’’ at the Conference Centre, with the generous Grants-in-aid by ICPR ( Indian Council of Philosophical Research, Under MHRD), Govt. of India  and I.CH.R( Indian Council of Historical Research, Under MHRD),  Govt. of India.  Foreign scholars from Paris, France, Heidelberg, Germany, Sri Lanka, Roma, Italy participated along with about 200 from India. About 50 papers were read in all. It was all possible because of the valuable academic and intellectual help rendered by our Principal Dr. S.K.Garg, Dr. Kulvinder Singh, Dr. Manoj Saxena, Dr. Poonam Kasturi ( Deptt. of Electronics) and Dr. Mahaveer Genwa of Chemistry deptt, Dr. Anand Saxena, Commerce deptt. and Mr. Sikandar Aggarwal  (A.O) and others from the staff. 
In the same year in August 2014, Our deptt. organized a one-day International Seminar in collaboration with the deptt. of Business Studies ( Dr. Nisha Rana and Ms. Monica Bansal) in which scholars from Paris and the University of Rheims, France participated.  The chief Guest was the Hon. Vice-chancellor Prof. Dinesh Singh and the Guest  of Honour was the historian Prof. V.K.Jain.  papers were read by Prof. P.S Filliozat( Paris, France), Dr. Bruno Restiff (Rheims, France), Dr. Manonmani Restiff (Rheims) Prof. Radhika Seshan ( Univ. of Pune), Diwakar Singh and Ms. Namita Singh ( Univ. of Delhi) were other speakers. It was well attended by the teachers and students from across the colleges and departments. The department is trying to expand and request has been made to open honours course in future.