Miranda House is a college for women of the University of Delhi, New Delhi, India. The college, in 2019, has been ranked as the best college in India by National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF). The college holds NAAC Grade A+ with CGPA 3.61. Miranda House aims at building a world where women get equal opportunities and carve a niche for themselves. 

Miranda House bridges the gap between abled and disabled students in the college with the help of technology. The visually impaired students find it easier to navigate their way through the college campus with the digital talking signages. The students download the app on the phone, scan the QR codes and a verbal message is sent to them. Through this advancement, the college ensures equal opportunities and ease to students with visual disabilities.

The Alumnae network of Miranda House is very strong. The college holds Alumnae meet/dinner every year. The alma mater has created a niche for women who have achieved success and contributed much on the professional and social front. Some of the distinguished alumnae of Miranda House are Anita Desai, Urvashi Butalia, Sheila Dixit, Neeti Mohan. 

Miranda House Highlights

Institution Name Miranda House
Parent University Delhi University 
Semester Type  Choice Based Credit System (CBCS) 
Type of level  Undergraduate
Courses Offered BA (H), BA Programme
Duration of course  3 years
Mode of study  Full-time
Admission Application Online 
Release of the application forms July- August

Miranda House Courses Offered

The college offers a plethora of Honours and Programme courses. The courses are offered in Sciences and Liberal Arts are mentioned below: 

Course Name Course Details Selection Basis
B.A Programme

Duration: 3 years
Eligibility Criteria: Aggregate % Marks of Best Four Subjects: One Language and 3 Academic Subjects

Merit Based
BA (H) Duration: 3 years
Specializations: Bengali, Economics, English, Geography, Hindi, History, Sociology, Philosophy, Political Science, Sanskrit, Music
Eligibility Criteria: Aggregate % Marks of Best Four Subjects: One Language and 3 Academic Subjects
BA (H) Music Duration: 3 years
Eligibility Criteria: Centralised Admission by DU Faculty of Music on the basis of merit following a selection procedure
B.Sc (H) Physics Duration: 3 years
Specializations: Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics, Botany, Zoology, Life Sciences, Physical Sciences 
Eligibility Criteria: Aggregate % Marks in Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics (PCM)
B.Sc (P) Life Sciences Duration: 3 years
Eligibility Criteria: Aggregate % Marks in Physics, Chemistry, Biotech/Biotechnology (PCB/BT)
B.Sc (P) Physical Sciences Duration: 3 years
Eligibility Criteria: Aggregate % Marks in Physics, Mathematics, Chemistry/Computer Science (PCM)
B.El.Ed Duration: 3 years
Eligibility Criteria: Centralised Admission by DU Faculty of Education on the basis of Entrance Test followed by an interview
DUET UG scores

Duration: 2 years
Specializations: English, Hindi, Economics, Sanskrit, Bengali, Music
Eligibility Criteria: Bachelor’s degree in a releavnt or corresponding discipline.

DUET PG scores / Merit Based
M.Sc Duration: 2 years
Specializations: Physics, Anthropology, Mathematics, Botany, Zoology,
Eligibility Criteria: Bachelor’s degree in a releavnt or corresponding discipline.

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Miranda College Admission Criteria and Process

The admission in the college is made on the basis of marks obtained in 10+2 level by the students. The college announces Cut-off percentage each year in accordance with the schedule and guidelines of the University of Delhi for admission to different courses. The announcements of the cut-offs are made through the college and University websites. Candidates are strictly selected on the basis of their merit. To get admission, the candidates are also required to fill the Miranda House Pre-Admission Form of the specific department to verify the eligibility of the candidate.

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Apart from the admission on the basis of the merit list, Miranda House also offers 5% relaxation to candidates seeking admission through Extracurricular Activities and Sports Quota after trials and auditions. Talking about the fee structure, the range for the is listed below:

  • For Graduate Programmes: INR 14160 – INR 19800
  • For Postgraduate Programmes: INR 14530 – INR 19030

Note: The fees are paid before the student is admitted to the college through the University of Delhi website online. In the second and third year, the students are required to pay the fee online through the college website. 

Miranda House Cutoffs 2020 Released

The table below shows cutoffs for 2020 along with the fee for Miranda House Admissions.

Course Name Cutoff List 1 (Gen) Cutoff List 2 (Gen) Cutoff List 3 (Gen) Cutoff List 4 (Gen) Cutoff List 5 (Gen) Cutoff List 6 (Gen) Cutoff List 7 (Gen)
BA (H) Economics 98.25% – 94.5% 98.50 98.00 97.75 Closed 97.75 97.50
BA (H) English 99% 98.75 98.00 98.00 97.75 97.50 Closed
BA (H) Political Science 99% Closed Closed Closed 98.75 Closed Closed
BA (H) Geography 98.5% Closed Closed Closed Closed Closed Closed
BA (H) History 98.75% 98.50 98.25 98.00 Closed Closed Closed
B.Sc (H) Maths 96% 98.25 97.25 96.50 Closed Closed Closed
B.Sc (H) Physics 96% 97.67 97.33 97.33 Closed Closed Closed
B.Sc (H) Life Science 97.65% 96.33 96.00 96.00 96.00 95.67 Closed

Miranda House Placements

The placement cell of Miranda house is active and responsive. The placement cell is fully devoted to important ties and contacts with many corporate companies. It bridges the gap between the students and the outer world by organising events, discussions, competitions, debates, etc. It aims at providing a platform to students where they can understand their strengths and interests in a better way. 

Miranda House, Delhi University conducted its 2020 final placement drive wherein the institute witnessed a slight decline in the highest placement package. The highest annual package this year was INR. 18 LPA as compared to INR. 20 LPA last year. The average package, however, rose from INR. 6 LPA to INR. 7.33 LPA.

Some of the top recruiters who participated in the 2020 placement drive were- Outlook, DE Shaw, Eatmynews, ZS, Yes Bank, Zee Media, and etc.

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Miranda House FAQs

Ques. Can I change my GE option after the first semester at Miranda House? 

Ans. No. At Miranda House, students are encouraged to follow the following format: to study the same GE for all the four semesters or to study GEs in the 2 + 2 format i.e. 2 GEs from one Department and the next two GEs from another Department.

Ques. Is there a stream change deduction in terms of percentage at Miranda House? If yes, how much?

Ans. No, there is no deduction for the stream change. Subject not studied, if it is included in best of four, there will be a deduction as notified by the University (for detailed instructions wait for University Admission Bulletin)

Ques. Does Miranda House add 1% for girl students as prescribed by Delhi University?

Ans. No. Miranda House doesn't have any such provision. This only applies to the Co-educational colleges.

Ques. What’s Miranda House’s Infrastructure like? 

Ans. Miranda House has a beautiful building with modern facilities. The college has a strong IT backbone. The library has the most advanced digital facilities.The science departments have sprawling wings and large state-of-art laboratories with multiple sets required for teaching large classes and additionally, advanced level equipment for projects and research work, rarely found in UG institutions. 

Ques. Is any kind of fee concession option available in Miranda House? How to apply?

Ans. Yes, there is a provision of fee concession in the college. The Free-ship committee of college In Miranda House helps students in this regard. Kindly refer to the College prospectus 2020-21 for detailed information.