Indraprastha College for Women is the oldest women's college of the University of Delhi and was founded in 1924 as a part of the nation-wide campaign for women's education and empowerment. Today this prestigious College has an enrolment of over 2670 students and offers a wide range of courses and activities. The College ranks in the top ten Arts colleges of the city and the top twenty in the country.
Under the Four Year Undergraduate Programme (FYUP), the College offers Discipline I courses in Computer Science, Commerce, Economics, English, Hindi, History, Journalism and Mass Communication, Music, Mathematics, Philosophy, Political Science, Psychology and Sanskrit. It boasts of an excellent faculty and a very helpful support staff. The College values the classroom experience and interaction. It follows a strict attendance policy within the framework and rules of the University of Delhi. The College results are consistently good and many of its students secure top positions in the University every year.
In its drive to constantly upgrade material and human resources to meet the demands of a modern system of education and realize its own vision, the College has regularly added new facilities to provide a comfortable working environment for its faculty and students. Full power back-up has been provided in the College to ensure that all activities are carried out without interruption. In an ongoing endeavor to create a disabled-friendly environment, the College is completely barrier – free. Special toilets, a lift in the library, ramps and markers for the visually-challenged, are provided for the differently-abled. Customized software and reading materials in Braille for the visually-challenged are available in the Library.