Aspirants from all around India and even the world come to the Delhi University to pursue their higher education. For many students, an independent life begins from the time of graduation, but far away from home the young aspirants always have certain financial limitations.
So, its time to plan ahead and look out for options so that you are able to enjoy your university days from the very beginning.
Apart from the accommodation, food and college fees, there are several expenses that a student has to meet. So we bring you tips on how to spend little but yet live comfortably, whilst also enjoying your young-adulthood.
Students do not need a big 3 BHK, but can easily survive in a medium size room with some basic amenities. A room, in a peaceful locality which is close to college, will save time and money. In Delhi, Paying Guest (PG) accommodations, as well as independent rooms, are easily available. If you also have the opportunity you could apply for the hostel accommodation within the premises. You also have PG options that are inclusive of meals as well.
PG accommodation comprises individual as well as shared ones. In South Delhi, close to South Campus, a PG accommodation is available for Rs 10,000 to Rs 15,000, which will include the room rent, electricity charges, furniture and two meals. The prices vary from place to place, depending on the facilities provided.
For a single room without furniture, without food and electricity bills to be paid, it will cost around Rs 5,000 to Rs 9,000, with or without A/C and furniture. Such rooms are easily available near North Campus and South Campus.
For students of North Campus, Kamala Nagar, GBT Nagar, Mukherjee Nagar, CR Park, Shashtri Nagar and Lakshmi Nagar would be ideal. For South campus, Satya Nikaten, Green Park, Malviya Nagar would be comfortable.
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McDonalds, KFC, and Pizza are yummy but expensive. Hiring a cook jointly could be economical, if you have the numbers.
For maggi, Tom Uncle’s Maggi Point is quiet famous. This is in North campus near Ramjas College. St.Stephen’s CholeChawal or Ramjas’ PavBhaji or Hindu’s CholeBhature are equally popular.
Now, with the onset of so many cafes, the most popular ones being in North and South Campus are Cafetaria and Co., Echoes, Big Yellow Door, Hudson Cafe, QD’s among several others. They are known to be affordable and the ideal places to gather and chill around with your friends.
The student life is all about buying new clothes and staying trendy. The most popular garment markets are in Sarojini Nagar, Lajpat Nagar and New Friends Colony. For North campus students, Kamlanagar market is close by.
According to this years’, the trends are stripes and staying up to date with pastel colours for summer. You could shop near your campuses and always remember to go with the purpose of bargaining as even a top worth 500 bucks could be bought for 100 bucks.