Hansraj college also known as HRC is one of the largest constituent colleges of Delhi University. It is rated among the top 10 colleges of the country in Science, Arts and commerce. The college is managed by the largest non-government educational organization in the country i.e DAV Managing Committee. The college provides various UG and PG courses across various streams such as B.A, B.A(H), M.com, MSc, MA, BSc, etc.

Hansraj College has been accredited with an ‘A’ grade by NAAC and is affiliated with DU. The process of seats allotment in the college are as per the DU cutoffs and the selection is done based on the merit/entrance. HRC 2019-20 placements stats show that more than 185 students were placed in companies with the highest CTC of INR 20.5 LPA and an average CTC of INR INR 5.7 LPA.

Hansraj College Delhi Key Points

  • Being the largest constituent college of DU, The college has an accommodation capacity of nearly 5000 students.
  • This college has been producing gems for every industry not only nationally but also internationally. The notable alumni of Hansraj College include Shah Rukh Khan (Bollywood actor), Anurag Kashyap (Filmmaker), Naveen Jindal (Industrialist & Politician), Partha Dasgupta (Professor at Cambridge University), etc.
  • HRC has well experienced and noted faculty that is completely dedicated to the welfare of the students
  • The college also provides add-on courses and certification courses along with the regular UG courses.
  • For the placement 2019-20, the average package offered was INR 5.7 LPA. A total of 115 companies visited the campus. Some of them are Deloitte, Wipro, OYO, Airtel, etc.

Hansraj College Delhi Rankings

NIRF 2020 9th out of 200(overall)
India Today 2020 6th out of 120(science) 6th out of 120(Arts) 4th out of 120(commerce)
THE WEEK 2019 8th out of 50(Arts) 6th out of 50(Commerce) 5th out of 50(Science)
OUTLOOK 2020 6th (science) 4th (commerce)

Hansraj College Delhi Courses And Fees

  • Eligibility: Candidates must have passed the 10+2 qualifying examination with at least 40% aggregate score
  • Duration: 3 years
  • Fees: INR 54,600/-
  • Eligibility: Candidates must have cleared 10+2 with mathematics as one of the subjects with at least a 45% aggregate score.
  • Specializations: Economics, English, Hindi, History, Philosophy, Sanskrit.
  • Duration: 3 years
  • Fees: INR 54,600/-
  • Eligibility: Candidates must have cleared 10+2 exam in science stream with the English language with at least 45% aggregate marks
  • Duration: 3 years
  • Specialization: Physical science with chemistry, Physical science with computer science, Life science
  • Fees: INR 61,200/-
B.Sc (H)
  • Eligibility: must have passed the 10+2 exam.Additional criteria vary with specializations
  • Specialization: Anthropology, Botany, Chemistry, Computer science,electronics,geology, Mathematics, Physics and Zoology.
  • Duration:3 years
  • Fees: INR 61,200/-
B.Bom (H)
  • Eligibility: must have passed the 10+2 qualifying exam with at least 45% aggregate marks
  • Duration:3 years
  • Fees: INR 54,600/-
  • Eligibility: Candidates must have passed a UG degree from any recognized university.
  • Duration: 2 years
  • Specialization:English, Hindi, History, Sanskrit
  • Fees: INR 31,678/-
Merit + Entrance based
  • Eligibility: Candidates must have passed a UG degree from any recognized university
  • Duration: 2 years
  • Specialization: Anthropology, Botany, Chemistry, Geology, Mathematics, Operational research, Physics, Zoology
  • Fees: INR 31,678/-
  • Eligibility: Candidates must have passed a UG degree from any recognized university.
  • Duration: 2 years
  • Fees: INR 32,678/-

Hansraj College Delhi Cutoff

Following is the expected cutoff for general category admission 2021:

B.Com (H) 99.25 98 97.25
BA (H) Economics 98.75 98.5 97.75
BA (H) English 98 97.75 97.5 96.5
BA (H) Hindi 90
BA (H) History 97.5
BA (H) Philosophy 96.50 96.25 95
BA (H) Sanskrit 72
B.Sc (H) Physics 98.33 97.33
B.Sc (H) Computer Science 97.25 97.25
B.Sc (H) Zoology 96.66 96 95.33
B.Sc (H) Mathematics 96.75
B.Sc (H) Anthropology 93
B.Sc (H) Chemistry 97 96.67 96
B.Sc (H) Botany 95
B.Sc (H) Electronics 98 96 95
B.Sc (H) Geology 97.66 96.66 95
B.Sc Life Science 95
B.Sc Physical Science (Chem) 96.66 96 95
B.Sc Physical Science (Comp) 96.66 96 95.33
BA Programme (Skt + Hist) 94 92 90
BA Programme (Eco + Comm.) 97
BA Programme (Hist + Eco) 96.75
BA Programme (Philosophy + Hist) 95.5
BA Programme (Phy Ed + Hist) 95.5 94.5

Hansraj College Admissions

  • Hansraj College, New Delhi is affiliated to the University of Delhi. The admissions to the college are done according to the guidelines set by the Delhi University (DU). The candidates first need to register at the official website of DU for admission and then can apply at the college if they match or clear the cut-off set by the college for a particular course.
  • Admission for various UG courses offered by the college is merit-based and are conducted through a centralised admission procedure by Delhi University. The university prepares cut-offs on the basis of Class XII results and the candidates who clear the cut-off mark can proceed for admission to the college.
  • For PG courses, the admissions are based on merit as well as entrance exams for a few courses. The merit in the Bachelor’s degree is the main criterion for admission in PG courses.
  • The selection of candidates for admission is based strictly on the Cut-offs released by Delhi University according to the Government rules of reservation.
  • The mode of application for admission at Hansraj College is Online only.

How to apply?

An interested candidate needs to follow the following steps in order to apply at Hansraj College:

  • Go to the official website of University of Delhi.
  • Click on the link for ‘UG/PG Admissions’.
  • Register with a valid E-mail ID and phone number.
  • The candidate needs to fill the details regarding their 10+2 boards marks and other necessary details during the registration process.
  • Pay the registration fees Online.
  • After the registration, the cut-offs would be released for various courses by the college.
  • The candidates who clear the cut-off mark can apply for the course at the college by physically reporting at the college along with the necessary documents for the verification process.
  • Once the documents are verified, a link for online fees payment would be generated at the candidate’s portal.
  • Pay the course fee within the stipulated time-period else the admission stands cancelled.

The documents required for verification at the college are:

  • Marksheet of the Qualifying examination (Class 12th) attested by the head of the institute previously attended.
  • Class 10th Marksheet/Certificate
  • Registration Form
  • Birth Certificate
  • Community/Caste Certificate (For Reserved category candidates)
  • Income Certificate (If applicable)
  • Transfer Certificate
  • Migration certificate
  • Photo Identity Card

Hansraj College Delhi Placements

Hansraj College has a well trained Placement cell which is handled by 40 student individuals to work towards the common goal to help students get placed in good companies. The placement process includes pre-placement talk, submission of CVs, GDs/tests, interviews, and job offers.

  • The placement cell also consists of an internship cell that organizes an internship fair where acclaimed recruiters visit the fair for the interns.
  • More than 3000 students apply for the awaited fair every year.
  • Some of the top recruiters include KPMG, Zomato, Deloitte, Airtel, Wipro, Axis bank, etc.

Following is placement stats for 2019-2020:

Placement percentage 70%+
No of offers 185+
Highest CTC 20.5 LPA
Total companies visited 115
Gross package 9.7 CPA
New recruiters 45%+
Average CTC 5.7 LPA
Top recruiters KPMG, Zomato, Deloitte, Airtel, etc

Hansraj College Delhi Scholarships

The college collects the funds from teachers and governing bodies and uses that for scholarships of100 students based on merit and need. The student welfare committee holds interviews for the same. The college also has the facility of 50%-100% fee concession based on annual income, background, girl child, etc.

  • Other scholarships offered are by DAV, single Girl Child policy, NCERT, and FAEA.
  • Scholarship for enabling unit: Two awards of INR 5000/- and INR 3000 are given to meritorious students by the college association.
  • Scholarship for differently-abled: Every student belonging to a different abled category provides a full fee waiver.

Hansraj College Facilities

Hansraj College is one of the largest constituent Colleges of the Delhi University. The college has an impressive infrastructure, excellent facilities and extracurricular activities that make the college a good option in both education and enjoyment.

The facilities offered by Hansraj College are as follows:

  • Library: The College has a well-stocked central library along with departmental libraries for students and teachers of Science subjects. The library has a rich collection of more than 1,35,000 titles and about 98 periodicals published in India and abroad along with full internet services. The library has a book bank for the needy students.
  • Hostel facilities: The college offers hostel facilities for around 200 boys. Fully- furnished rooms with all necessary facilities are provided to the students. The hostel also includes a common room, a multifaceted gym and arrangements for indoor and outdoor games along with free Wi-Fi for 24 hours.
  • Health Care Centre: The Institute has a dedicated health care centre with a regular doctor and a nurse for the students. Faculty members and students may get a health card issued from the centre to get their check-up done.
  • Sports Facilities: The College offers sports facilities for both outdoor and indoor games. Hansraj College offers various games such as Basketball, Archery for women, Water Polo, Basketball, Badminton, Cricket, Lawn Tennis, etc. and has playgrounds and a sports complex for the same.
  • Auditorium: The College has an air-conditioned auditorium with a seating capacity of around 600 people, one of the largest auditoriums in the Delhi University.
  • Laboratories: The college has well-equipped laboratories for Science courses with latest equipment and apparatus. The various departments have to look after their department labs.
  • Seminars & Societies: Hansraj College is one of the most famous colleges in North Campus of Delhi University. The College promotes various extra-curricular activities and has numerous societies to shape the social life of the students.

Hansraj College Faculty

Hansraj College is one of the most prestigious colleges in India. The college has highly experienced faculty in all the departments with excellent academic qualifications. Most of the faculty members have Ph.D./M.Phil. Degree. The professors are extremely talented and assist the students in every possible way.

  • Associate Professors: 38
  • Assistant Professors: 148

Hansraj College Delhi FAQs

Ques. What are the facilities available to the students at Hansraj college?

Ans. Hans raj college provides various facilities such as a well-stocked library,6 computer labs, and 18 science laboratories. Along with that the college canteen, large auditoriums, amphitheater, seminar rooms, etc. Special facilities are made for differently abled students.

Ques. What will be the general pattern for entrance tests conducted for admission at HRC?

Ans. The written entrance test will be of 2 hours duration and will consist of MCQs.there will be 100 such questions. Each correct answer will get a score of plus 4 marks and each wrong will get a negative marking of 1 mark.

Ques. What is the seat matrix at Hansraj college?


ENH seats 1714
UR 688
SC 261
ST 131
OBC 465
NEWS 169
Total 1365

Ques. Does the college provide any extra-curricular activities?

Ans. Yes, college gives equal importance to personality growth. various societies have been included in the college such as dramatics, debating, music, dance, NSS, etc.

Ques. Does Hansraj college conduct any research activities?

Ans. Yes, each department does research activities under the guidance of faculties. They have also completed various projects under scholarships and have set up research centers such as Mahatma Hansraj Research Center (MHRC) in life sciences.

Ques. What is the admission criteria for Postgraduate courses at Hansraj College?

Ans. Hansraj College is affiliated to Delhi University. The PG admissions of the college are also carried out by a centralised admission process by Delhi University only. Out of the total no of seats 50% shall be filled by direct admission of the students of Delhi University only, on the basis of merit. Rest 50% are filled on the basis of an entrance examination and Interview/Group Discussion.

Ques. Is there any reservation quota for admission to Hansraj College, New Delhi?

Ans. The reservation criteria for admissions to various courses at Hansraj College is as follows:

  • Scheduled Castes (SC)- 15%
  • Scheduled Tribes (ST)- 7.5%
  • Other Backward Classes (OBC)- 27%
  • Economically Weaker Sections (EWS)-10%
  • Persons with Benchmark Disabilities (PwBD)- 5%

Ques. Does Hansraj College offer Foreign language courses too?

Ans. Yes, Hansraj College offers Certificate, Diploma and Advanced Diploma in German, French and Spanish language as part-time courses. The minimum eligibility requirement for the same is 45 % marks at the Senior School Certificate Examination (Class XII) level. However, the priority is given to students of Delhi University.

Ques. What are the various societies present in the Hansraj College?

Ans. Hansraj College is one of the most-sought colleges in India. The college is a part of North Campus of Delhi University, thus, apart from studies, the college is also famous for social and extracurricular activities. There are various societies such as Debating Society, Dramatics Society, Fine Arts Society, Haritima (Environment Awareness Society) and Spic-Macay Society.

Ques. Does Hansraj College offer hostel facilities for girls also?

Ans. No, there is no hostel accommodation for girls in Hansraj College. The college offers hostel facilities for male students only with an intake capacity of around 200 students with all necessary facilities.