Year Founded: 1881

Affiliation: University of Delhi

Contact No: 011 - 2766 7271


Location: University Enclave , New Delhi, Delhi, India - 110007

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St. Stephen's College, New Delhi was established in 1881 is the oldest college in Delhi. The college was first affiliated to Calcutta University, later to Punjab University and finally with the establishment of Delhi University in 1922, it is affiliated to Delhi University. It is a religious foundation drawing inspiration from the life and teachings of Jesus Christ. It aims at helping its members realize spiritual and moral as well as intellectual and aesthetic values. The College strives to maintain its cosmopolitan and pluralistic tradition by enrolling young scholars from diverse communities and different social and economical backgrounds.

The College has an all-India and all-denomination membership; it has students and teachers from all communities and from all parts of India. There are also some teachers and students from abroad. There is provision for nearly 250 gentlemen and 108 ladies to reside in College.

Facilities at St. Stephen's College -


  • Library
  • Laboratories
  • Classrooms
  • Gymnasium
  • Cafeteria
  • Sports

Placements at St. Stephen's College -

The placement Cell of St. Stephen's College is a student run society which handles all aspects of campus placement in the college. The cell has seen exceptional success in the last academic year.


Courses offered by St. Stephen's College All Courses 

Bachelor of Arts in Economics (Hons.)


Category: Economics

Degree: B.A. Honours

Mode: Full Time

Medium: Campus

Duration: 3 Years


Economics in St. Stephen’s College is a much sought-after course, and competition to get admission to it is intense. Economics Honours in the University of Delhi is, without any..

Bachelor of Arts in English (Hons.)


Category: English

Degree: B.A. Honours

Mode: Full Time

Medium: Campus

Duration: 3 Years


The course descriptions given below cover all courses offered by the Department of English across the undergraduate curriculum. They are to be read in tandem with: [i] The English Department..

Bachelor of Arts in History (Hons.)


Category: History

Degree: B.A. Honours

Mode: Full Time

Medium: Campus

Duration: 3 Years


The three year Honours course in History is a demanding one but those who are genuinely fond of the subject will find it useful and enjoyable. The course provides detailed study of Indian..

Bachelor of Arts in Philosophy (Hons.)


Category: Philosophy

Degree: B.A. Honours

Mode: Full Time

Medium: Campus

Duration: 3 Years


Philosophy is one of the smaller departments at St Stephen’s. Rather than the traditional lecture classes are organized more along the lines of interactive group discussions. We have ..

Bachelor of Arts in Sanskrit (Hons.)


Category: Sanskrit

Degree: B.A. Honours

Mode: Full Time

Medium: Campus

Duration: 3 Years


The three year Honours programme in Sanskrit is both interesting and challenging. It seeks to introduce various genres of Sanskrit literature from the early Vaidika to classical prose, poetry and..

Name : St. Stephen's College
Location : University Enclave
City : New Delhi
State : Delhi
Country : India
Contact No : 011 - 2766 7271
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