Daulat Ram College, one of the leading colleges of University of Delhi, imparts education towards degree at the Bachelor's level in Arts, Science and Commerce. It has seven departments, which enroll students at the Masters level and hold M.A. tutorials that supplement the classes. The science departments are part of the Star Status awarded by the Department of Biotechnology, Ministry of Science and Technology, Government of India. At present the college has 18 departments and over 3546 students on rolls.
The college is well equipped with computer laboratories with internet facilities. The WiFi enabled laboratories and lecture theatres/class rooms with LCD projectors facilitate students in their academic pursuits. The college has fully air-conditioned library with over 1,15,000 titles and subscription to many journals with a computerized database and access.
The college holds a leading position both in academics as well as co-curricular activities such as dramatics, music, debates and sports. Students can participate in Societies, N.S.S., Sports and N.C.C. To help the students to cope with the new environment of the college and many other contemporary issues & problems, Psychology Department runs a Counseling Centre. The InHouse Skill Development Programmes being offered by the college equip the students to deal with daily challenges and create an identity for themselves. For this, the three courses in “Self Enhancement Skill”, “Skill Development in Applied Chemistry and Instrumentation” and “Appreciation of Popular Culture” by Psychology, Chemistry and History departments respectively, have been started during summer vacations.
The college has signed an MOU with ‘National Institute of Immunology’, Delhi, for collaboration in terms of lectures and laboratory facilities and another MOU with ‘SANSRITI’, the ‘Institute of Genomics and Integrative Biology’ along with ‘Mayo Clinic’, New York, U.S.A, for motivating students and teachers in the field of experimental science. Eco club of the college has also signed a number of MOUs with various organizations which will enable the students to actively participate in recycling of waste such as paper, kitchen waste, garden waste, etc. This initiative was in fact started by the students themselves to keep the college campus clean and green.
The highly qualified and experienced teaching faculty of the college is not just limited to classroom teaching but also in taking up various prestigious research projects from organizations like DRDO, ICSSR, UGC,University of Delhi, etc. where the students also get an opportunity to work. The college student’s hostel capacity of nearly 204 students is one of the best maintained in the University of Delhi. The college boasts of a modern auditorium named Sadbhavana Bhawan is ideally suited for theatre activities with a large cast.
All-in-all, the college provides a holistic experience to its students, by working on their intellectual, emotional and spiritual development.