Everything You Need To Know About Sri Venkateswara College, DU

Everything You Need To Know About Sri Venkateswara College, DU
Everything You Need To Know About Sri Venkateswara College, DU

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Everything you need to know about Sri Venkateswara College from courses offered to hang out places, from reaching the college to vibe check. We've got you all covered!

Life at Delhi University

About DU

DU, or The University of Delhi, is the dream of almost every student. Why will it not be?! DU colleges are known for their vibrant campus, top academic facilities, diverse societies and fests.

The university comprises 77 colleges which offer an extensive array of 500+ courses in 20+ languages. The university’s colleges are categorized into North Campus, with 13 colleges, South Campus, with 25 colleges and Off Campus, with 20+ colleges.

University of Delhi
University of Delhi

About SVC

Sri Venkateswara college popularly known as ‘Venky’ or 'SVC' ranks among the top colleges of DU and the best co-ed college in South campus. Amazing faculty, be it in terms of qualifications, experience, knowledge or behaviour.

Sri Venkateswara college offers a platform for students from diverse backgrounds to excel in academics, research, cultural as well as social activities and sports. Placement society of the college works hard and provide students with placement and internship opportunities.

Sri Venkateswara college
Sri Venkateswara college

Why SVC?

Courses offered

Numerous courses are offered by the college with a main focus on science and arts stream courses, though it is not only limited to science and arts, but also has a few courses in commerce. Here for your information, I have only written the names of courses offered.

The courses offered at UNDERGRADUATE are B.Com(Hons), B.Com, B.A.(Hons) in English, Sanskrit, History, Sociology, Hindi, Economics, Political Science and B.A (Programme), B.Sc.(Hons) in Physics, Botany, Biological Sciences, Electronics, Statistics, Chemistry, Zoology, Biochemistry, Mathematics and B.Sc. (Programme) in Life Sciences.

The college also offers POST GRADUATE COURSES, which includes M. A in History,  English,  Sanskrit, M. A/M.Sc. in Statistics, Mathematics, M.Sc. in Botany,  Zoology, Physics, Chemistry.

Library

Now, what should I tell you about the college library? A knowledge hub with more than 1,45,891 book titles on different disciplines.  To provide easy access to the shelves, it uses the Online Public Access Catalogue (OPAC). All the facilities and resources you need, whether it is print or electronic, books, journals (print and electronic), newspapers, online databases, magazines, atlases, encyclopedias and dictionaries, you will all find them there. E-books, E- journals through online e-resources are also available.

The library is fully computerized. In addition to the college library, departmental libraries are also accessible by students for quick and easy access to books. The entire library is under CCTV surveillance. The library is fully air-conditioned and Wi-Fi enabled. Wow! Well, this is a library I am dying hard to get at my college.

Library at Sri Venkateswara college
Library at SVC

Placement opportunities

An amazing wow! To the Placement Cell of Sri Venkateswara College, which is constantly reaching new heights with over 200+ placement offers and a massive 930+ internship offers to the students. Society takes into consideration the future of students and works to make a brighter future for them up ahead.

The Cell got 200+ Placement Offers for the Departments of Science, Commerce and Arts in multinational organizations. Companies like DE Shaw, Accenture, Deloitte (Offices of the US), KPMG, PwC, EY, Wipro, Barclays India, United Airlines, Willis Towers Watson, AON, Barclays India and PwC India, Grant Thornton and Byju's have shown up for the placement.

The packages offered by the company are huge. For the session 2021-22, the average salary package stands at INR 5.90 LPA and the highest package stood at INR 21.5 LPA, offered by DE Shaw.

The Placement Cell is very active and is not only focused on the final years but also creates opportunities for first and second years, like conducting seminars on resume building, creating internship opportunities. With their active performance, they have conducted over 20+ informative and career-building seminars.

Placement cell of SVC
Placement cell of SVC

NIRF Ranking

Sri Venkateswara College ranked 13 in the NIRF rankings 2023 among the colleges all over India. This college not only promises academic excellence but also stays true to the testament to the institution's commitment to providing quality education.

Societies

My inner thought towards them is only... 'Mera Dil Ye Pukare Aaja'. I mean, seriously, our life would be too boring without them. One piece of advice from me to you would be, join these societies and clubs. You will love it their, working with seniors, finding your expertise, improving your connections. Yeah... Yeah... Time to reveal the societies of Sri Venkateswara college. Presenting to you to the college societies, first in line for you are:

Eco club, Instagram handle: @the_eco_club_svc

Verve, The western dance society, Instagram handle: @verve_dancecrew

Nrityangana, Indian dance society, Instagram handle: @nrityangana_svc

Leonci, art and craft society, Instagram handle: @leonciart

DebSoc, English debating society, Instagram handle: @venky.debsoc

Vimarsh, Hindi debating society, Instagram handle: @vimarsh_svc

Ascend, Entrepreneurship Club, Instagram handle:  @ascendecellsvc

Anubhuti, Performance art theater society, Instagram handle:  @anubhutisvc

Verbum, English Dramatics society, Instagram handle: @dram.verbum

Youth India Foundation aim to promote social entrepreneurship and uplift the society. Instagram handle: @yif_svc

NCC (National cadet corps), Instagram handle: @ncc_svc

Brainiacs, Data science hub Instagram handle: @brainiacs_svc

Connecting Dreams SVC chapter, society of change makers providing a platform for social entrepreneurship, Instagram handle: @cdf.svc

Exordium civil services cell, Instagram handle: @exordium.svc

NSS, upholding the motto Let's make a difference, Instagram handle:  @nss.svc and many more.

Hostel

Sri Venkateswara College hostel, does has the hostel facility for both boys and girls but due to limited availability accommodation only those students who do not reside within the NCR region of Delhi (Gurgaon, Noida, Greater Noida, Ghaziabad, Faridabad) and on the basis of academic merit (more the marks more the chances to get a hostel) are eligible for the hostel.

Hostel at SVC
Hostel of SVC

Vibe Check At SVC

Ambiance

The vibes of Venky are surely amazing. Fun craze and surrounded with great people. The college is super active here and there with one or two jaw dropping events happening each month. Teachers as well as seniors are all supportive. They are your best friend together with being your mother and a great counsellor whether it is related to, career or personal life. Do not miss out on joining societies, because that’s the best part.

Something Fun About SVC

Fests and events happening almost every month add a fun element to the college. Diverse societies with their own specific roles add another fun element to the college. Cultural events and the annual fest of the college NEXUS are just enough to excite the students.

How To Reach SVC?

Nearest Metro Station to Sri Venkateswara College is AIIMS Metro Station. The nearest bus stands are Satya Niketan (Dhaula Kuan),6 min walk, and ARSD College (Dhaula Kuan).

Nearest metro station to SVC
Nearest metro station to SVC

Places To Hangout Near SVC

Nearby Café

All the famous restaurants are there on the Hudson lane in the immediate vicinity. Across the street you will have plenty of vendors for delicious momos and other stuff.QDs, BYD, Pizza Hut are among so many. As per the reviews, I would say that the college canteen is okay.

Markets

Satya Niketan market is just opposite the SVC. With modern development, now it is a piece of cake in Delhi to visit any place within 30 minutes. That gives it access to all the markets in the capital, whether it is Sarojini market or Karol Bagh.

Satya Niketan market
Satya Niketan market

Conclusion

Although the college is not among the top 10 DU colleges, it still has an exciting campus life. The college exudes a vibrant ambience, reflecting the energy emanated by students engaged in diverse academic pursuits and extracurricular activities. The college and its societies are all active and provide a vibrant place for all the students without any discrimination. The college urges you to become an extrovert and fly high in the future.

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