Shaheed Bhagat Singh College, also known as SBSC, is nestled in the tony area of South Delhi.
Named after the valiant and legendry freedom fighter, Bhagat Singh, the college offers its
students an opportunity to excel in their passions and find their calling in life. The college came
into being in the year 1967 and was set up as a co-educational institute of higher learning under
the ambit of University of Delhi. It was conferred postgraduate status in 1976.
The college offers a number of courses across the academic streams though its Commerce
Department is considered first among equals. The college is also known for its exemplary
Political Science, English,History, Geography, Mathematics, Hindi and Economics
Department. All departments of the college arequite enthusiastic and keen in organizing
and participating in first class academic conferences. Some recent conferences and
seminars organized by the College; ‘Federalism and Governance in a Globalizing World’
by the Dept. of Political Science, India’s first M-UNEA by the Environment Society,
Harithkram and a National Workshop on ‘Monitoring and Modeling Socio-Economic
Impact of Land-Use, Land-Cover and Pollution’. Such democratic spaces allow the
college to develop and foster an intellectual understanding of world issues. The College
also has an active Placement Cell and it has helped a number of students get absorbed
in companies such as EY, KPMG, TCS, Genpact etc.
The college has excellent physical and IT infrastructure as well. Armed with a double
story library with computers for OPAC and nearly 70000 books, the college has also
made sure to subscribe to international and national journals (HBR, Economist etc.).
Apart from well-maintained green and lush lawns, numerous sporting arenas have
also been developed for Cricket, basketball and Lawn Tennis.
Shaheed Bhagat College also promotes gender sensitization through The Women
Development Cell (WDC), a platform where young minds can debate issues related
to gender equality and justice. It hasalso formed an Internal Complaints Committee
against Sexual Harassment of Women in the College.
This ensures a safe and conducive work and academic environment to students and
its employees. The College Magazine, Vani, also encourages students to get published
in both English and Hindi.
Shaheed Bhagat Singh College was also presented a ‘Good Practice Award’ in 2013
by University of Delhi for providing a vibrant atmosphere to its students and helping
them develop all aspects of their personality. The Culture Council is extremely active
and encouraging. It has helped foster and grow The Debating Society, The Music Society,
The Dramatics Club, The Dance and Choreography Group, The Literary and Fine Arts
Society and a Fashion Club. The College’s theatre society, Natuve, recently
performed a spectacular play, ‘Ulta Chor Kotwal Ko Daante’ which focused on the
growing menace of religious intolerance in the country.
The College enjoys a natural advantage in terms of accessibility as it is near Malviya
Nagar Metro Station and numerous bus-stops as well. It also has good connectivity
by road is lined by well paved streets. Niche mall spaces such as Select City Mall and
DLF Place are located nearby. Students can also hop over to the PVR Saket Complex
which is quite an economical and egalitarian public space. You can also get lip
smacking rolls just outside the college though the college canteen usually is
enough in its choice of delectable goodies.