Top 10 DU Commerce Colleges

Commerce Colleges in Delhi | Delhi University College for Commerce

In India, commerce as an educational stream is first opted at 10+2 level or after Class 10th. B.Com is an undergraduate course that is awarded to students if he/she pursues commerce at the undergraduate level. As part of postgraduate studies, a candidate can choose to do specialization from the subjects such as Commerce / Accountancy / Business / Finance etc. Master of Commerce (MCom) is awarded in the relevant subject. Thereafter one can go for research studies viz. M.Phil. and Ph.D. Also, Honorary doctorate degrees are awarded for outstanding contributions in particular fields of study or work.

There are quite good numbers of Universities / Institutions / Departments across India that offer programs in Commerce. Out of all those universities, Delhi University is among the most sought-after university for undergraduate courses in commerce. Here are the top 10 commerce colleges in Delhi under DU colleges for commerce. There are also the top 10 B.Com colleges in India.

1. Ramjas College

The Ramjas College comes under the University of Delhi. It is located in North Campus of the DU. Out of the first three colleges established under the University of Delhi, Ramjas is one of them. Also, this college is widely regarded as the Best and Finest Co-Educational colleges for commerce under DU. Because of having students from different parts of the world. The college admits both undergraduates and postgraduates students, and awards degrees under the purview of the University of Delhi. As a matter of fact, the college is famous for its rich history and many traditions. Coupled with the most famous higher educational institutions in India, Ramjas is widely renowned. Since it offers degrees in the liberal arts, sciences, commerce and foreign language.

It is one of the founding colleges of University of Delhi, along with Hindu College and St. Stephen’s College. It is a co-educational college. Ramjas admits students and teachers from all communities. This is done irrespective of gender, caste, religion and physical challenges. Ramjas believes in holistic education that goes beyond achieving academic excellence, and vocational training. The College offers a wide range of courses, extracurricular activities, and technologically advanced facilities. These facilities are accessible to the faculty, the students, and the support staff. At the college, each individual is encouraged to step beyond the academic prospects and administrative disciplines to explore and intervene in the larger interests. The Ramjas Community thrives on participation and the desire to venture into newer vistas.

Various specific zones have been formed by the authorities of Ramjas College. This is done to emphasize on various co-curricular activities between students. Not to mention the women development cell, student information, and management system support services are some of these zones. The management system support services are clubs, gender forum, student counselor, student activity center.

2. Lady Shri Ram College for Women (LSR)

Lady Shri Ram College for Women (LSR) is a prestigious college under Delhi University and was established in 1956, by Lala Shri Ram. The Lady Shri Ram College for Women situated in South Campus. This college, LSR, is famous for its undergraduate programs in Arts. It offers numerous courses at the UG and PG level for the best candidates like B.A, B.Sc and B.Com are offered at the undergraduate level, whereas at PG level, the college offers Master’s degree only in Arts (M.A.).

Admission to various courses offered by Lady Shri Ram College Delhi is made through the selection procedure of the University of Delhi. It offers some of the quality programs under the supervision of highly qualified Faculty and state of art infrastructure. The college announces different rounds of Cutoff (Qualifying Marks) for all the academic sessions. Academic marks play an important role in getting an admission to this college.

There is no minimum age bar for admission to any programme. All age candidates are welcomed by the college. Also, for the SC/ST category, there is a relaxation of few marks in the area of admission. In addition, all the candidates can appear the entrance test for UG admission, irrespective of caste. The popular Courses at LSR are Commerce, English, Psychology, Journalism, and Economics.

3. Sri Venkateswara College (Venky)

Sri Venkateswara College, New Delhi is situated in DU South Campus. The college is considered as one of the leading colleges of Delhi University in the science, arts and commerce streams. Fifty years ago, three stalwarts in the public domain, Smt Durgabai Deshmukh, Dr. K.L.Rao and Dr. C.Anna Rao, transformed their spirited vision and dream to reality in the shape of Sri Venkateswara College.The college is affiliated with the University of Delhi and is accredited by NAAC with ‘A’ grade. It is a co-ed college and was initially started out as a college to cater to the needs of South Indian students. Though, Venky soon outgrew and now holds no reservation for any religious or linguistic minority groups and has left its regional character behind.

This college offers BA, B.Com, B.Sc, MA and M.Sc courses along with 3 Vocational courses and several short-term add-on courses. The College also offers eleven Postgraduate Courses.The college has recently renovated hostels for both boys and girls on campus.

Vocational courses and short-term add-on courses serve significant supplements to the academic profiles of the students are offered at Venky College. They have no reservations for any religious or linguistic minority. It was founded under the auspices of the Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanams (TTD) Trust, as a result of the efforts of Durgabai Deshmukh, who was a member of the constituent assembly of India and founder of the Andhra Education Society in Delhi (1948).

It offers B.A. in various subjects like Biochemistry, Botany, Chemistry, Mathematics, Statistics etc. and Post Graduate Courses in Botany, Chemistry, Mathematics, etc. There are various add-on courses like Certificate Programme in Bioinformatics & Computational Biology (only for students of the college). One Year Post-Graduate Diploma in Biochemical & Molecular Technology and One Year Postgraduate Certificate Course in Tourism and Travel Management. Along with One Year Certificate Course in French Language (Part-time), Italian Language (Part-Time),  Russian Language (Part-Time), and Spanish Language (Part-Time). They also have One Year Diploma, Certificate Course and advance diploma in German Language (Part-Time).

4. Shri Ram College of Commerce (SRCC)

Late Lala Shri Ram, educationist and industrialist established SRCC. The institute was established first in Daryaganj and shifted to its present location in the North Campus, Delhi University in 1957. The present location is a 17 acres (69,000m) campus with educational and recreational areas.

Shri Ram College of Commerce (SRCC) is one of the premier colleges affiliated with the University of Delhi. It grants undergraduate and postgraduate degrees in various courses under DU. The SRCC was founded in 1926 in New Delhi. It is the oldest institutes of higher learning in Commerce and Economics and is one of the most prestigious colleges under DU. Not to mention it is consistently ranked as the number one institute in these fields.

Also, the cutoffs required to gain admission to this premier institute are often much higher than other colleges of DU. In like manner, SRCC enjoys an elite status. Because of its status uniquely as the most sought after commerce college in India. Also, it has established a reputation for attracting the brightest students in the country. Not to mention, only commerce and economics streams courses are offered at this institute. The undergraduate offered are – Bachelor of Commerce (Honours) and Bachelor of Arts – Economics (Honours). At postgraduate level, Master of Commerce, Master of Arts – Economics and Post Graduate Diploma in Global Business Operations.

5. Hindu College

Hindu College was founded in 1899 and is under the affiliation of DU and this college was founded in 1899 by Krishan Das Ji Gur Wale. This was done in the backdrop of the nationalist struggle against the British Raj. The college offers undergraduate and postgraduate courses in science, humanities and social sciences and commerce. The college is also among the oldest colleges in Delhi. It is ranked among the top colleges in India for humanities, science, and commerce with more than 100 faculty members. Also, it has been awarded the ‘Star College’ status for the Department of Biotechnology, by the Ministry of Science and Technology of India. Irrespective of its name, students from all religions are admitted.

The founder, Krishan Das Ji Gur Wale had a vision. He wanted a college that would provide nationalist education to the youth while being non-elitist and non-sectarian. Originally, Hindu college was housed in Kinari Bazar, Chandni Chowk. Back then, it was affiliated to Punjab University as there was no university in Delhi at that time. As the college grew, it faced a major crisis in 1902. The Punjab University warned the college about being disaffiliated. This was done by the university if the college failed to get a proper building of its own.

Fortunately, Rai Bahadur Lala Sultan Singh came to rescue the college from this crisis of being disaffiliated. He was kind to donate a part of this historic property to Hindu college. This property originally belonged to Colonel James Skinner, at Kashmiri Gate, Delhi. The college functioned from this new location until 1953. When the University of Delhi took birth in 1922, Hindu College along with Ramjas College and St. Stephen’s College was subsequently affiliated to DU. These three institutions, Hindu College along with Ramjas College and St. Stephen’s College, became the first three institutions to be affiliated with the university.

6. Delhi College of Arts and Commerce (DCAC)

Delhi College of Arts and Commerce (DCAC) was established in 1987. It is a premier institution for higher education providing dynamic and excellent educational environment for the students. DCAC introduced three-year honor programmes in this curriculum. Currently, DCAC offers a range of courses in Arts, Commerce along with Journalism and Mass Communication.

DCAC is a constituent college of the Delhi University which is financed partially (5 percent) by the Govt. of NCT, Delhi. Being a co-educational institution, it is situated in prime location of Netaji Nagar, South Campus. To put it another way, there are various prominent residential societies and commercial ventures in its proximate neighborhood. It is well connected by the Delhi Metro, the nearest stations being INA and AIIMS, as well as by road transport.

As per the admission process, students are chosen on the first-come-first basis but only if their 12th standard percentage meets the cut off list notified by DCAC. One does not have to appear any entrance exams. Coming up the facilities, this is a day college and all students are day-scholars. There are no hostels like other DU colleges but as DU falls under the jurisdiction of the central government hostel fees are quite cheap.

7. Jesus and Mary College (JMC)

Jesus and Mary College was established with an aim to provide Christian education to young women with an equal emphasis on religious and spiritual values. It was founded by Religious of Jesus and Mary, a Roman Catholic Congregation founded by St. Claudine Thevenet. The journey started in 1968 with just two courses in its initial year. But, at present, the college offers BA, B.Sc, B.Com and MA courses for different subjects. JMC is affiliated with the University of Delhi and is accredited by NAAC with ‘A’ grade. This college has a good infrastructure as compared to other Delhi University commerce colleges. Even the classrooms are well-maintained and big enough along with a well-maintained auditorium. There are well equipped practical rooms and labs.

For admission procedure, students should first apply at the University of Delhi Centralised Admission Portal. Thereafter fill up JMC Online Admission form giving the registration number provided by the University of Delhi Centralised Admission Portal. Jesus and Mary College is one of the few colleges in the University of Delhi whose student body is not affiliated with Delhi University Students Union (DUSU).

JMC is constantly striving to achieve high academic standards by organizing seminars, talks, conferences, symposiums, and workshops for teachers, students, and non-teaching staff. It welcomes students of all religions. As said on their website, ‘We live work, play and grow together as a family. We know that it is possible to work together for common goals and we are enriched by such an experience. Let us make a pledge to live in peace, to promote humanity and fraternity.’

8. Kirori Mal College (KMC)

Kirori Mal College is one of the constituent colleges of the University of Delhi, located in the North Campus DU. It was established in 1954. The college offers undergraduate and graduate courses in science, arts, and commerce. This college started as Nirmala College by American Jesuits in the wake of partition, located on Qutub Road. The trust founded by Seth Kirori Mal took over the college. This was due to intractable problems relating to the staff in the period following the partition. The college shifted to its present campus on 1 February 1954.The college celebrated its Golden Jubilee in February 2004.

It offers extracurricular activities and is known for theatre, music, and art. Students and alumni of this college are often called Kirorians. One of the most prestigious colleges of University of Delhi, it admits students with high academic cut-offs. Also, the college provides facilities for hockey, cricket, football, badminton, table tennis, basketball, athletics, boxing, and chess. Kirori Mal College has a spectacular history in sports. It holds the record for having won five first positions in a single year (including three major games) in DU Inter-College tournaments. Not to mention, of once having been awarded the coveted Vice-Chancellor’s Trophy for being the best All Round College.

9. Gargi College

Gargi Collge is one of the leading Women colleges located on the south campus. It is one of the top commerce college under Delhi University. It is affiliated with Delhi University. The college has enrolled around 3000 students till now. It believes in creating the wholly developed professionals symbolizing the spirit of enterprise. It is the only women institute in the south campus which offers education in four streams Commerce & Arts, Sciences & a teacher training course in elementary education. The college imparts Undergraduate and Postgraduate courses. It has over 185 members of the faculty and most of them hold doctorate degrees. Some are engaged in major research programmes funded by UGC and DST. Faculty members are guiding M.Sc. and Ph.D. students and we have national- and international- level research collaborations. Not only the faculty but our students, too, regularly publish research papers.

The campus has a 24X7 Wi-Fi facility available for students and faculty members. It has well-equipped lecture halls and laboratories. Additionally, a state of art auditorium and seminar hall is available which can accommodate around 750 and 150 students respectively. It offers excellent job placements and every year reputed recruiters via top MNC’s, Insurance companies & Event Management companies hire talented students of the college.

Gargi College was established in 1967 and has currently been awarded Grade-‘A’ by NAAC. It has indeed progressed steadily to become one of the leading institutes of the University of Delhi. Gargi College is definitely the most sought-after women’s College in south Delhi campus for Sciences. Not to mention, it is the only women’s college in a south campus that offers education in four streams, viz Sciences, Commerce and Arts, and a teacher training programme in Elementary Education.


Postgraduate programmes are offered in English, Political Science and Chemistry. The College offers a choice of subjects in ten disciplines. In 2004 UGC conferred on the College the title, College with Potential for Excellence and bestowed a special grant to undertake research and community service projects. In 2009 the Department of Biotechnology, Ministry of Science & Technology, Government of India awarded the institution the Star College Grant and a grant for establishing a bioinformatics facility at Gargi.

10. Hansraj College

Hansraj College is a constituent college of the University of Delhi, in New Delhi, India. The college offers studies in Science, Liberal Arts, and Commerce. Since its foundation in 1948, the college has produced notable alumni who are prominent leaders in their fields nationally and internationally. It is the first college of Delhi University and the first Central University college to hoist a Monumental National Flag in its premises, which was initiated by Flag Foundation Of India(NGO). It is one of the best DU commerce colleges in the city.

Hansraj College undergoes the standard admissions process of Delhi University. In order to apply to this college for an undergraduate course, the student has to fill out a central form that is released by the university itself. After a few weeks of the deadline of the forms, Delhi University publicly releases cut off lists for each individual course for all of the undergraduate courses across the university. A student wishing to apply for a course at Hansraj looks at the cut-off and matches his or her 12th-grade percentage with the same. If the 12th-grade percentage is equal to or greater than the percentage in the cut-off, the student is eligible for admission. The student then goes to the college and takes the required steps to attain a spot in the college. Also, Sports facilities include a playing ground, an indoor sports complex, playrooms and the only electronic shooting range in the University of Delhi system

These were the best commerce colleges in Delhi. How did you like the list of Delhi UniversityDU commerce colleges, tell us in the comment section below.

Osheen Jain
Osheen Jain

Osheen is an avid reader and an experienced content writer from Bhopal. She has completed her B.E. in Electronics from RGPV University and her M.A. in Philosophy from University of Delhi.

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