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(Government Girls Degree College), डी.एल.डब्ल्यू, वाराणसी

Recognized u/s 2(f) and 12B of University Grants Commission Act, 1956

Affilliated to Mahatma Gandhi Kashi Vidyapith, Varanasi

About Us

The Govt. Girls' Degree College, DLW was established in May, 2000, by the Govt. Of Uttar Pradesh to cater to the growing need for higher educational institutions for women in the semi-urban and rural areas of southern Varanasi. The authorities of Diesel Locomotive Works of Varanasi provided eight acres of railway land on lease for the construction of college building to benefit of the wards of DLW employees.

At present the college conducts U.G. level courses in nine subjects – Hindi, Sanskrit, English, HomeScience, Psychology, Physical Education, History, Sociology and Economics. Applications for starting P.G. courses in Hindi, Home Science and Sociology have been forwarded to the Directorate of Higher Education, Govt. of Uttar Pradesh. The new building for Commerce Faculty is under construction which is being financed by RUSA.

To develop qualities of leadership, courage, discipline, love for humanity and self-less service among the students, three units of NCC and Rani Laximibai Rangers team are functioning in the College. Every year indoor and outdoor sports competitions are organized on the annual Sports Day to keep the students and staff physically fit and healthy. Free Medical camps and talks by eminent physicians are organized to monitor the physical health of the students.

To bring out the hidden talents among the students, every year the Annual Day Function is celebrated in which India‟s rich cultural heritage is represented through colourful cultural programmes. Each department organizes various competitions among its students like debate, quiz, elocution, essay, creative writing, rangoli, cooking without fire, chart and poster designing, etc. and prizes and certificates are distributed to encourage the buddings talents.

To enhance the knowledge of our students experts from different subjects are invited by each department for special extension lectures. The IQAC of our college strives to enhance the quality of teaching and learning among the students and teachers. The teachers of the college regularly participate in Orientation courses, Refresher courses, workshops, and national and international seminars to be updated with the latest developments in their respective fields.

The institution boasts of a ragging free campus where students from different religions and communities study in a friendly atmosphere. Every year tree plantations are done during Independence day and Republic day celebrations. NCC cadets participated in Anti-drug addiction Rally, Environment Awareness Rally, Transport Rules awareness rally to make the citizens aware about the various challenges facing the society. In this institution the teachers try to explain their subjects in a very lucid, pleasant, interesting and enjoyable manner. They try to focus on the needs of individuals students. Class tests and group discussions are periodically held to monitor the progress of the students. Assignment papers are distributed among the students and they are also asked to solve the university test papers. This year a smart class has been established in the month March. ICT based classes will be held from the next academic session. Every effort is made to conduct the examinations free from un-fair means and the institution is well-known for its fair examination system and healthy relationship between the students and teachers.

The college is proud to possess a rich library with 8500 text-books including 500 reference books. Ten magazines and 4 daily newspapers are always available for reading. The college campus provides Wi-Fi services and the students can access one lac books and fifty-thousand e-journals. Efforts are being made to access the e-resources of the American library. The computer section of the college has 9 computers and internet connectivity with Xerox facility.

Our college provides scholarships and fee-reimbursement for financially poor students. Application of ICT in pedagogy is in offing. Modernization of Home Science practical lab has already taken place. More smart classes will be constructed by the grants from RUSA. Some of our students have already made mark at the national level in kabaddi and shooting and some of them are at present public servants.

Our full emphasis is on eradicating our shortcomings as far as infrastructure is concerned. Steps are also being taken to support academically weaker students by taking tutorial classes. Our institution tries to point out and gradually remove our shortcomings by taking feedback and suggestions from students. Our institution is striving to open PG classes and more faculties to stretch the academic arena.

Our Subjects

  • Economics
  • English
  • Hindi
  • History
  • Home Science
  • Physical Education
  • Psychology
  • Sanskrit
  • Sociology