Hansraj College is one of the largest constituent colleges of the University of Delhi. The college was founded by the D.A.V. College Managing Committee on 26th July, 1948 in the sacred memories of Maharshi Dayanand Saraswati and Mahatma Hansraj who spent their magnificent lives emphasizing the importance of knowledge. It is one of the leading lights in the D.A.V. family of over 700 institutions.
Hansraj College is a premier institution dedicated to teaching and research. It has highly qualified academicians who impart education in Science, Commerce, and Arts at undergraduate and graduate levels to more than 5000 students. The college has consistently demonstrated outstanding performance in academics, sports, and extracurricular activities.
The college has completed 75 years in the realm of imparting higher education. It has made significant and unparalleled contributions in terms of producing scholars, bureaucrats, intellectuals, and sportsperson serving in different domains not only in our own country but even at international levels.
Over the years, the college has built up an impressive infrastructure. It includes a well- stocked Central Library, Departmental Libraries for science subjects and a Book Bank for needy students. The college has six Computer and eighteen Science Laboratories. Its sports facilities include a vast sports field which includes a football field and a basketball court, an indoor sports complex and the only Electronic Shooting Range in the entire University.
The college has a modern air-conditioned Auditorium fitted with the latest sound & light systems, and a seating capacity of 400-500 persons along with a designated balcony on the first floor to host dignitaries and guests. Besides, the air-conditioned Seminar Rooms have a seating capacity of 120 people and are fitted with state-of-the- art sound and projection systems. The college has hostel facilities for both boys and girls accommodating more than 200 undergraduate students and is equipped with all functional amenities such as solar geysers and 24-hour power back-up. The quiet, serene ambiance of a lovely campus surrounded by lush green fields and a gorgeous edifice touches your soul as you reach the doors of this institution. The college offers a number of scholarships to deserving students. Hansraj College stands at the cusp between the past and the future today. While it retains inspiring facets of its proud history, with an equally sharp gaze it looks ahead, assimilating the exciting world of new knowledge as it unfolds in front of it, holding the promise of an experience seeped with exhilarating learning and holistic growth for all those who enter its portals.