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Acharya Narendra Dev College

It was in early 1991 that Shri Chandra Shekhar, then Prime Minister of India, announced the establishment of Acharya Narendra Dev College in the name of his idealogue.  Starting out with an interim allotment of four rooms in a SPS structure in R. K. Puram Sector 4 School, the college enrolled its first batch of students and began its teaching programs with two courses - B.Com. Honours and B.Sc General 'A' and eighty students.

In August 1992, the college moved to its current temporary premises in Govindpuri, Kalkaji, which had just been vacated by Shaheed Bhagat Singh College and started with B.Sc (Hons) Electronics and B.Sc General Computer Science.  Later we added B.Sc (Hons) in Physics and Chemistry in 1993, Botany, Zoology and Mathematics in 1994, B.Sc General 'B' group and B.Sc General Sericulture in 1995 and PGDCA in 1996.


Ranking

# 20th

India Today 2016

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# 25th

India Today 2015

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# 22nd

India Today 2014

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Ranking
ANDC has been ranked as the 19th best college in India for Science, according to India Today’s poll on best Science colleges in India 2012.  The college was among the top 10 in India for Science in 2010.  The college is one of the top ranked colleges in India.  One would typically need to get good marks in their 10+2 to get a seat at ANDC.
Library
The college has a well stocked library which houses more than 20,000 books including journals and periodicals.  The library is computerised and the books are bar-coded.  It is also accessible via the internet.  The library also uses library software ‘LibSys’ that allows students to have information literally on their finger tips through the Online Public Access Catalogue (OPAC).
Laboratory
The college has invested heavily in the construction of state-of-the-art laboratories, which is perfectly understandable considering this is a Science college. These laboratories and they are touted as the best among all the colleges in DU.
Infrastructure
The college is among the best in the University as far as the laboratory infrastructure is concerned - and as a 'science' college this is of paramount importance. We have state-of-the-art equipments that are used for regular teaching as well as for projects by students and teachers. They are sufficient (and more) number to ensure that each student gets hand-on learning experience in the laboratories.  

Some of the equipments that have attracted attention include UV spectrophotometers, Physiological Data acquisition system (Bio-pack), Fluorescence microscope, ELISA reader, Refrigerated microfuge,  Lyophilizer, Gel Documentation system, Phase contrast microscope, Dot-blot system with vacuum pump, Refrigerated incubator shaker, -20 C Deep Freezer, Gel Electrophoresis (horizontal/vertical), Western Blot, Spirometers, Tissue culture facility, Millipore water purifier, PCR and gradient PCR, Arbitrary Function Generator, Fiber Optic Trainer, Computer based HALL Effect Setup, Amplitude Mod/Demod. Trainer with Spectrum Analyzer, PCB Drafting & Fabrication Setup and Laser Trainer Kits. 

Placement
Some of the regular recruiters from ANDC are:
     •    Wipro WASE at JIMS, Rohini
     •    Wipro Technologies, ATS Securities, Wipro BPO, Teach for India through Central Placement Cell, Delhi University
     •    HDFC Standard Life Insurance at ANDC
     •    Ernst & Young at ANDC
     •    Tech Mahindra, NDPL, Genpact, Xchanging Insurance Services, Capital IQ, HCL-BPO, MIE Pvt. Ltd. through Central
           Placement Cell, Delhi University
     •    Advent Medical Technologies at ANDC
     •    Indigo Airlines at ANDC
Facilities
Laboratories
Being primarily a 'Science College' we need to invest a lot in developing our science laboratories.  Each department in the college has well equipped laboratories that are amongst the best at undergraduate level amongst the colleges of University of Delhi. Integrated across, its recently refurnished departmental laboratories and the central instrumentation facilities provide extensive and contemporary facilities for science teaching and research.  Some of the equipments that we have in the college laboratories include:
  1. Gel Documentation System
  2. DOT-BLOT System
  3. UV-VIS Spectrophotometers 
  4. UV-Transilluminators
  5. Paper electrophoresis assemblies
  6. Gel electrophoresis assemblies– Submarine and Vertical
  7. Flame Photometers
  8. Conductivity meters
  9. Hot SS air sterilizer
  10. Microtomes
Library
The College library that is housed in a spacious hall has more than 26,170 books apart from various journals and periodicals. The library is computerized and all books are bar-coded, which makes its operation smooth and friendly.  The library uses the LibSys software that allows students to have information literally on their finger tips through OPAC - Online Public Access Catalogue.
Web Centre
The Web center of the college  is equipped with two servers and 76 Linux/ windows based systems of latest configuration. It provides  free  and open internet access to the students , faculty and staff. It also caters to the computational needs of academic and research community of the college. Various software such as MATLAB, Mathematica, Visual Studio 2010, Maxima, SQL Server 2008, Tally 9, Adobe Web Premium CS5 are installed on the systems to facilitate the users. The center is also used as a venue for conducting several workshops.
The college has 14 Wi-Fi access points with WPA2 – Enterprise security. The centre issues login ID’s, passwords to students and staff for accessing the network.

Contact Details

Acharya Narendra Dev College

Acharya Narendra Dev College, (University of Delhi) Govindpuri, Kalkaji,Delhi, New Delhi, Delhi, India, 110019

Phone: + 91- 11- 2629-4541
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