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St Stephen's: From hostel to hangout zones, know your DU college

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Stephens is the first choice of students when it comes to North Campus
  • St Stephen's: From hostel to hangout zones, know your DU college
    St Stephen's: From hostel to hangout zones, know your DU college

    New Delhi: St Stephen's college was established in 1881 which makes it the oldest college in Delhi. Admission to this college is not that easy. Apart from the high cut-offs that the college puts in place, St Stephen's also has an interview round which the students are expected to clear if they are to become a part of this institution.


    Yes, cafeteria and not canteen. We do not dare call it a canteen when we know that a bunch of future Stephanians would be reading this article. Stephen's cafe is the best of the lot. The cafe offers various foods but the best of the lot are cheese scrambled eggs, toasts, maggi with minced chicken & croissants or dill pickle sandwiches. The food is average though and even the prices are not that low. But when you have students who wear trendy clothes and carry i-Pods and i-Phones, well, you do not care about the prices!


    The college has various sports teams. Stephen's offers proper training equipment for sports such as cricket, football, basketball, squash, etc.


    St Stephen's has more than two dozen societies that are run by students and teachers together as the faculty considers co-curricular activities to be a major part of a student's college life. Following are some of the societies of St Stephen's college:

    Fine Arts Society

    Photographic Society

    Choreography Society

    Shakespeare Sabha

    Music Society

    Best Course

    Beating bigwigs like Chennai's Loyola College and Kolkata's St Xavier's college, St Stephens was named as the best Science institution by India today and Nielsen in 2010, 2011 and 2012. Stephen's was also ranked as 2nd best college for arts courses just behind LSR.


    If you are a student of a college such as Stephen's then you will surely see a lot of recruiters coming to your college campus. The college follows a two tier system for placements and saw 65 companies approach the campus to offer jobs to its students. The highest package offered was of Rs 36 lacs per annum. McKinsey & Company, Deutsche Bank, Citibank are some of the companies that have visited the St Stephen's campus.


    The list of famous St Stephens Alumni is so huge that if we start counting the names we would be sitting here all night. We bring you some of the most famous names that we think everyone would know about.

    Shashi Tharoor

    Shekhar Kapur

    Amitav Ghosh

    Barkha Dutt

    Salman Khurshid

    Rohit Bal

    Look at you aren't you tempted to get into this wonderful institution??


    St Stephen's College,

    University Enclave,

    Delhi - 110007


    Phone: +91-11 2766 7271

    College Website: www.ststephens.edu

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