DU admissions, accommodation and chilling

As the admission process takes off end of this month with the first cut-off list, students will once again occupy the streets of Delhi University alongside old batches. Getting to know the campus and the people while hanging out at the famous spots where generations of kids have had their share of fun. With the steady infrastructural development in the Capital, places to eat and live for college students gets only better and more enjoyable.
As the life of college demands an easy access to necessities and more chilled out atmosphere there are a few facilities that the university provides and others that have been arranged privately for individuals who want more including budget snacks, cafes, bakeries and a lot more.
Most of the North Campus colleges of DU have hostels but the number of seats is limited and a lot of students apply for them. It makes it very difficult to find a place in the Delhi University hostels. Still, here’s a list:
• Rajiv Gandhi Hostel for Girls
• Under Graduate Hostel for Girls
• Ambedkar-Ganguly Students House for Women
• D.S. Kothari Hostel
• Gwyer Hall
• International Student’s House
• International Students House for Women
• Jubilee Hall
• Mansarover Hostel
• Meghdoot Hostel
• North Eastern Students House for Women
• Post-Graduate Men’s Hostel
• University Hostel for Women
• V.K.R.V. Rao Hostel
• WUS University Hostel
• Aravali Hostel
• Geetanjali Hostel
• Saramati Post Graduate Men’s Hostel

Delhi University takes around 54,000 admissions every year and most of them are outstation students, they all have this concern of getting a good place to stay in Delhi. Renting a whole apartment may not be very convenient for everyone coming from a variety of places. To deal with this issue there are now a whole lot of new paying guest options that provide all the facilities included in the rent mostly and most importantly the safety and security u desire to have a memorable time of your life.

Locations for PGs in Delhi :
1. DU South Campus
2. DU North Campus
3. Off Campus (Lodhi Road, Rajori Garden, Satya Niketan, Malkha Ganj, Hudson Lane etc.)

What are the Facilities that will be provided in these PG for DU Students :
 Metro Station
 Bus Stand at walkable distance!
 Domestic Airport and IGI Airport
 AIIMS and Safdarjung are 5.8 kms, which means 10 mins
 Medical Stores
 Nursing Home
 Mall and Cinema Hall
 Market Place for regular purchases is just within 2 mins.

You can apply online at the websites of merchants providing the P.G. if you don’t want rent out a whole new place or find the same too online.

Besides the regular canteens on campus and mainstream MNC’S there’s a lot more that’s opened up around all colleges to mention a few :


Ricos is heaven for foodies who wish to savor American, Italian, Mexican, and even Lebanese preparations. It has a good ambience and does not allow drinking or smoking.
Big Yellow Door


An extremely popular joint, Big Yellow Door is a small but happening student hangout located on the North Campus. Early birds can’t be earlier as this particular restaurant opens up as early as 8 in the morning and functions till 11 at night.



In case you’re looking for an authentic Asian experience for your taste buds, steer towards Shagun. Treat yourself to some lip-smacking Asian delicacies with some funky Asian music in the background. The service is good, the staff is polite, and the food is truly Asian.

Mr.Crust Bakers


A bakery shop only completes the hangout experience at Delhi University’s North Campus. From pastries to puffs and from bread to cakes, all kinds of snacks and quick-bites are available here. It is totally affordable and you can pick an item randomly and not leave dissatisfied.
Bromfy Public House

Bromfy Public House is costly in comparison to other hangouts but it’s open till 1 am and is stuffed with students swaying to rock tunes, getting high on booze, and gorging on the multi-cuisine menu which includes Italian, American, and even North Indian.


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