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Miranda House, New Delhi

Miranda House, New Delhi

New Delhi, Delhi NCR NAAC-A+ | Estd 1948 DU, New Delhi Public

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Updated On - July 6th 2019 by SHIVANGI DHANDA

Established in 1948, Miranda House is a college for women at 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 Courses

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

Undergraduate Courses:

Tabulated below are the names of the programs with their basic eligibility with some other details:

Course NameEligibilityCollege SeatsDuration
B.A ProgrammeAggregate % Marks of Best Four Subjects: One Language and 3 Academic Subjects2043 years
B.A Honours
BengaliAggregate % Marks of Best Four Subjects: One Language and 3 Academic Subjects93 years
Economics68
English68
Geography51
Hindi68
History51
Sociology57
Philosophy51
Political Science59
Sanskrit34
MusicCentralised Admission by DU Faculty of Music on the basis of merit following a selection procedure17
B.Sc Honours
PhysicsAggregate % Marks in Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics (PCM)76



3 years
Chemistry68
MathematicsAggregate % Marks of Best Four Subjects: Maths, One Language, and two academic subjects77
BotanyAggregate % Marks in Physics, Chemistry & Biology/Biotechnology (PCB/BT)34
Zoology34
B.Sc. Programme
Life SciencesAggregate % Marks in Physics, Chemistry, Biotech/Biotechnology (PCB/BT)-3 years
Physical SciencesAggregate % Marks in Physics, Mathematics, Chemistry/Computer Science (PCM)-
B.El.EdCentralised Admission by DU Faculty of Education on the basis of Entrance Test followed by an interview554 years

Postgraduate Courses:

Tabulated below is a brief highlight of the PG courses offered by Miranda House College. 

CoursesEligibilitySanctioned StrengthDuration
M.A Programme
EnglishBachelor’s degree in relevant discipline312 years
Hindi23
Economics15
Philosophy15
History23
Sanskrit20
Bengali5
Music15
M.Sc Programme
MathematicsBachelor’s degree in a relevant discipline302 years
Physics31
Chemistry22
Botany31
Zoology31
Anthropology31

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. 

College Facilities

A lot of facilities offered are offered by Miranda House college that makes it stand out from other colleges. The same are listed below:

  • Hostel Accommodation (Strictly based on merit)
  • Cultural Heritage site for its aesthetically constructed buildings and flora.
  • Well furnished hostel rooms
  • Dining Hall
  • Dining Hall Kitchen
  • Wi-fi
  • Pantry
  • Night Dhaba, Canteen
  • Launderette
  • Common Rooms
  • Labs
  • Library
  • Medical Support Unit
  • Auditorium
  • Basketball court
  • Tennis court
  • Counseling Centre for Academic Counseling, Psycho-Social Counseling, and Career Advancement Guidance. 

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. 

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Miranda House Scholarships

The Miranda House Alumnae Association (MHAA) offers scholarships both on the basis of merit and economic needs of the students. The scholarships are offered to economically weaker students who deserve better opportunities on the academic front. 

Dr. Angeli Qwatra Awards for Excellence scholarship is annually given to two students from the Science and Humanities field which is based on merit, extracurricular and followed by an interview. 


Student Life

The college has everything a student can dream of – Prime location, Best infrastructure, Excellent faculty, Good food, Libraries, Labs and Departmental & Cultural Festivals. 

The college has different societies like ‘Geetanjali’-The Indian Music Society, ‘Orpheus’-The Western Music Society, ‘Tanz’- The Western Dance Society, debating society, etc which bring laurels to the college by participating in different competitions. All departments have their own societies as well. The college holds Tempest, the Annual Cultural Fest which is a three-day extravaganza. Every department also holds department fests every year. For instance, the English Department organizes LitFest every year which includes events like Book Bazaar, Kahwa Stop, debates, panel discussions and more. Other than fests, the college also has National Cadet Corp (NCC), National Service Scheme (NSS), Film Club, Photography Club, Consumer Club, Women Development Cell (WDC)


Miranda House Notable Alumni

Miranda House is like a family and as we say “Once a Mirandian, always a Mirandian”. 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. 


Disabled-Friendly College

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.

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Ritu Mondal , Batch: Bachelor of Arts [BA] {Hons.} (History)-2018

8/10

"My best of 4 subjects percentage was above the first cut-off for BA History Hons. The deadline for taking admission was until 3 days from the day the cut-off was published. After reaching Miranda House, I was asked to fill out a form and go for verification of my documents. Then I was sent to the de"   Read More

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Aatreyee Tamuly , Bachelor of Arts [BA] {Hons.} (History), Pursued: 3rd year
BATCH : 2020

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"Delhi University releases cut-offs every year for admission into the undergraduate course. I got admission into Miranda House in the third cut off, which was released in the first half of July 2017. The admission was done in person in the college and the whole process can take a whole day."   Read More


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Lavanya Agrawal , BSc Honours Physics, Pursued:
BATCH : 2020

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"I am a foreign student from Nepal therefore I applied from the foreign quota where I couriered my application form along with my result certificate to the Foreign DU office. I was then called once I was selected in a particular college."   Read More

Shilpa , Bsc. Botany hons., Pursued:
BATCH : 2019

8.7/10

"The admission was on the merit basis. Cutoff is very high as expected from top du colleges. Admission process was not so lengthy or hectic. I registered online. Once we qualify for the cut off. Visit the college and go for the further process. Will take 1 or 2 days."   Read More


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Lavanya Agrawal , BSc Honours Physics, Pursued:
BATCH : 2020

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"I am a foreign student from Nepal therefore I applied from the foreign quota where I couriered my application form along with my result certificate to the Foreign DU office. I was then called once I was selected in a particular college."   Read More

Shilpa , Bsc. Botany hons., Pursued:
BATCH : 2019

8.7/10

"The admission was on the merit basis. Cutoff is very high as expected from top du colleges. Admission process was not so lengthy or hectic. I registered online. Once we qualify for the cut off. Visit the college and go for the further process. Will take 1 or 2 days."   Read More


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Ritu Mondal , Batch: Bachelor of Arts [BA] {Hons.} (History)-2018

8/10

"My best of 4 subjects percentage was above the first cut-off for BA History Hons. The deadline for taking admission was until 3 days from the day the cut-off was published. After reaching Miranda House, I was asked to fill out a form and go for verification of my documents. Then I was sent to the de"   Read More

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Aatreyee Tamuly , Bachelor of Arts [BA] {Hons.} (History), Pursued: 3rd year
BATCH : 2020

8.8/10

"Delhi University releases cut-offs every year for admission into the undergraduate course. I got admission into Miranda House in the third cut off, which was released in the first half of July 2017. The admission was done in person in the college and the whole process can take a whole day."   Read More


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Ashima Verma , Batch: Bachelor of Elementary Education [B.El.Ed]-2017

8.7/10

"I had to sit for an entrance and on the basis of ranking we got the colleges.Students which were higher in the ranking had a choice. The forms are released in last week of may or first week of june afyer board results.Forms can be filled after 12.The form requires student's details like 10 and 12 ma"   Read More

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Neha Gupta , Batch: B.EL.ED.-2010

9.3/10

"I passed entrance for B.El.Ed. and I scored 25 the rank. I choose this course as I was always interested in this course and To be a part of Miranda was my childhood dream. I have seen this college from outside since my school time and the confidence and shine of Mirandian girls has always attracted"   Read More


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Deepanshi , Batch: Master of Arts [MA] (Commercial Art)-2016

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Indelah khan , Batch: M.Sc-

8.5/10

"I applied for M.Sc Anthropology and to my surprise cum shock ..stood 2nd in the merit list and that year,my admission changed the course of life in every sense of term.I guess I never wanted it to be any other way.Between the colleges offered for the course..I chose Miranda House happily :)"   Read More

Priyanka Chaudhary , Batch: M.Sc-

8.3/10

"I passed MSc entrance examination. Esteemed n elitism attached with the name of college made me to choose Miranda House over other colleges. No interview process was there. Love to study human race in time and space made me choose the course."   Read More


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    Lavanya AgrawalBSc Honours PhysicsPursued
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    It is an idle college with everything that a student can dream of. It has the best education,infrastructure, cleanliness, faculty,location,canteen,security,hostel and lot of other things. It is also an extremely disciplined college which may not be liked by some students.


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    - best girl's college in india

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    As per my experience, college life was very good. faculty is helpful. Social life is good too. Many societies are their to join. Food and accommodation is well enough. Curriculum is based on practical study.


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    Ritu MondalBachelor of Arts [BA] {Hons.} (History)Batch : 2018
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    Truly the Best College

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    I have only good things to say about my college as it helped me to become a more confident person than I ever was.


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    Aatreyee TamulyBachelor of Arts [BA] {Hons.} (History)Pursued 3rd year
    BATCH : 2020
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    Miranda House: My home in Delhi

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    I am forever grateful to study in Miranda House and I have no negative remarks.


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    Shivangi DhandaBachelor of Arts [BA] {Hons.} (English)Batch : 2017
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    Best three years of my life!

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    As per the NIRF ranking, Miranda House is the best college in India. The three years of my Under-graduation have been the best three years of my life. All thanks to the faculty and the positive atmosphere of the college. You get to learn so much here. Ample opportunities are offered to you here. Make the most of all the opportunities.


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    9 Comments
    Lakshi sharma

    Do the college have mfa applied arts course?

    05 Sep, 2019 22:29
    Shobhna Chaturvedi

    Hi Lakshi, no, this course is not offered in this college.

    06 Sep, 2019 12:40
    Meghna

    I want to pursue bachelor in biotechnology as a carrer. Please tell me the colleges in du offering this and admission process .

    28 Dec, 2018 21:26
    Akansha Expert

    Hi Meghna, You may please check the link for getting the Top College for BSc Biotechnology course.

    29 Dec, 2018 18:36
    Rajpreet yaamdav

    I want admission in MSc biotechnology with n d.u. so please tell me how to take admission ? Also tell me the best colleges of du for MSc biotechnology

    02 Jun, 2018 16:12
    Garima Bansal

    Hi Rajpreet,This course is not offered by the d.u,To get information regarding the best college in delhi, you can check this link:- Colleges

    11 Jun, 2018 14:21
    Satyanshu sagar

    Hi can I take admissions in ba??? direct admission

    01 Jun, 2018 14:20
    Akansha Expert

    Hi SAgar, Admission is based on the merit list which is prepared by the college itself, there id no direct admission in the college.

    01 Jun, 2018 15:43
    Pramita Maan

    Hi..ilI want to take admission in M.Sc (mathematics) Can I know the eligiblity criteria? Is it necessary to have statistics in graduation?

    23 May, 2018 11:45
    Akansha Expert

    Hi Pramita, No, Statistics is not mandatory in Graduation, as per rules:-

    ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA:-

    •  Candidate should have completed his/her Graduation in the relevant stream from a recognized university.
    • He/She should have secured a minimum 55% Aggregate with English as a subject.
    • All SC/ST candidates have a relaxation of 5% in the minimum aggregate.

    ADMISSION GUIDELINES:- Admission is based on Merit of qualifying exam in Graduation

    23 May, 2018 16:53
    SAURABH shroff

    Hello I have got a 65% in graduation so I want to do ma economics so I will eligible for it or not

    09 Mar, 2018 16:52
    Priya Sharma

    Hi Saurabh, Yes, you are eligible.

    Eligibility Criteria of MA Economics is given below:

    1. Candidate should have completed his/her Graduation in the relevant stream from a recognized university.
    2. He/She should have secured a minimum 55% Aggregate with English as a subject.
    3. All SC/ST candidates have a relaxation of 5% in the minimum aggregate.

    01 Jun, 2018 12:39
    abhishek bajpai

    i have only got a 49'5% marks in graducation i want to ma in history or political science i still confused

    01 Oct, 2017 00:10
    Sakshi Garg Expert

    Hi Abhishek, No, you are not eligible for this course bcoz the minimum percentage of this course is 50%.

    04 Oct, 2017 13:16
    dorothy das

    i am interested in masters in microbiology course. so, kindly can you shortlist the best colleges offering the mentioned course.

    22 Feb, 2017 17:03
    Himanshi vashist

    Hey Dorothy, Kindly go through the following link to get the information about best colleges for the concerned course: Best colleges

    13 Jul, 2017 17:56
    samarth pathak

    is there BSc Psychology courses in college.what are job prospects? what is fee structure?What is admission procedure?

    22 Feb, 2017 17:03
    Himanshi vashist

    Hey Anushka, This college doesn't offer B.Sc. course in Psychology.

    13 Jul, 2017 18:06

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