Shyama Prasad Mukherji College

Shyama Prasad Mukherji College
Motto tejasvi vadhita mastu
Motto in English
Let our efforts at learning be luminous and filled with joy, and endowed with the force of purpose
Type Public
Established 1969
Principal Dr. Nita N. Kumar
Academic staff
122 (79 permanent, 43 adhoc)
Students 3000 (2017)
Location New Delhi, India
28°40′22.31″N 77°7′39.11″E / 28.6728639°N 77.1275306°E / 28.6728639; 77.1275306Coordinates: 28°40′22.31″N 77°7′39.11″E / 28.6728639°N 77.1275306°E / 28.6728639; 77.1275306
Campus Urban, 10 acres, West
Calendar Semester
Nickname SPM
Affiliations University of Delhi

Shyama Prasad Mukherji College commonly known as SPM College is a constituent college of University of Delhi. SPM is an all girls college and was founded in 1969 in the memory of a distinguished academician named Dr. Shyama Prasad Mukherji. It awards degrees under the purview of the university and offers undergraduate and post-graduate courses in Humanities and Commerce streams. The college also offers Teachers Training Programmes - B.Ed & B.El.Ed. and is among the few colleges of University of Delhi to offer the course outside the Central Institute of Education (CIE), University of Delhi.[1]


Public involvement in the affairs of the college is through nomination of people from various walks of public life to its Governing Body as per provisions of statute 30(1)(c)(i) of Delhi University Act, 1922. Management of various activities of the college is supervised by the Principal through designated committees. Monitoring of the affairs of the college is done by its Governing Body, Academic Council & Executive Council of the University of Delhi.[2]

The present Principal of the college is Dr. Sadhna Sharma[3]

Courses offered

Undergraduate courses

The college offers the three year Undergraduate Programme of Delhi University in Arts, Humanities, Commerce, Mathematics and Computer Science.[4]


  • B.A. Programme
  • B.Com Programme


  • B.Com (H)
  • B.A.(H) Hindi
  • B.A.(H) English
  • B.A.(H) Sanskrit
  • B.A.(H) Political Science
  • B.A.(H) History
  • B.A.(H) Economics
  • B.A.(H) Philosophy
  • B.A.(H) Applied Psychology
  • B.Sc. Mathematics
  • B. Sc. Computer Science

Post Graduate Courses[5]

  • M.A. Hindi
  • M.A. Political Science
  • M.A. Sanskrit

Professional Courses[6]

  • B.El.Ed
  • B.Ed.

Short term courses[7]

  • Textile designing including Tie and Dye; Batik, fabric Painting
  • Cutting and Tailoring
  • Embroidery
  • Dress Designing & Drafting
  • Beauty culture
  • Secretarial Practice Course (Stenography English)


Under EPOCH making social thinkers of India programme by UGC[8], Shyama Prasad Mukherji College has a Buddhist Study Centre and Guru Nanak Study Centre and conduct certificate courses.[9][10]

Besides full-time courses, the college also runs centres for the Non-Collegiate Women’s Education Board and the School of Open Learning[11][12].


Library and Reading Room: The college maintains a double storey library in a separate wing for the college students. The Library remains opens throughout the year from 8.30 a.m. to 5.30 p.m. except on Saturdays and Sundays. It has a collection of about 61,619 books on various subjects and 95 periodicals[13].

College Auditorium: The Auditorium is fully air-conditioned and has a seating capacity of approx. 1200 students.

College Seminar Hall: The college hall is the venue for multiple activities throughout the year.

Medical Room: The college maintains an adequately equipped Medical room. A qualified part-time physician and nurse attend to the needs of the students in the college.

College Canteen: The college provides a comfortable canteen for the students. Outsiders are not permitted in the college canteen.

Family Counseling Centre: The center provides counseling, referral and rehabilitative services to those who are facing problems in their family lives, or have been victims of traumatic experiences or social discrimination.

College Magazine: The college published a multi-lingual magazine ‘SHYAMA’ every year.

Bank: A branch of Indian Overseas Bank operates in the college.[14]

Students Common Room: The College has a common room facility for students.

The labs, seminar hall, and classrooms are equipped with projectors.[15]

Extra curricular activities

The college conducts activities such as sports, NSS, NCC and other ECAs[16][17][18]. These societies are active throughout the year and organize competitions, seminars, conferences and workshops at college/inter-college levels.[19]


The student demography of SPM is heterogeneous. Admission to the college is undertaken through the centralized University admission every year from June to July. Reservations are followed as per government norms in the admission process.[20]


The college has an active placement cell and through the Central Placement Cell of the University, many students of SPM have been placed in various companies such as IGATE PATNI, TCS, Wipro, Alentra System, ATOS over the years.[21]

Connectivity and accessibility

SPM College is located in Punjabi Bagh (West), New Delhi. The college is well connected by the Shivaji Park Metro Station on the Green Line of the Delhi metro network. Special provisions for differently-abled students and staff members such as ramps, wheel chairs, washrooms, special pavements are in place within the college premises.[22]


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  14. "IOB Branch Information". Retrieved 2017-06-03.
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  17. "NCC". Retrieved 2017-06-03.
  18. "Sports". Retrieved 2017-06-03.
  19. "Societies". Retrieved 2017-06-03.
  20. "Procedure". Retrieved 2017-06-03.
  21. "placement-cell.aspx". Retrieved 2017-06-03.
  22. "About the Shyama Prasad Mukherji College". Retrieved 2017-06-03.
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