Miranda House, residential college for women, is one of the premier Women’s Institutions of Delhi University. It was founded in 1948 by the then Vice-Chancellor Sir Maurice Gwyer; its foundation stone was laid by Lady Edwina Mountbatten on March 7 in the same year. Miranda offers liberal education in humanities and science to more than 2500 students. The 110+ faculty members are renowned for their meritorious profile, versatile talent and dedication to the cause of education.
The college has always maintained high academic standards. What is more important is the space it has provided to the students to freely express and develop views that help them respond to changes in society. Its proximity to other campus colleges enables students to participate in the academic and cultural events that take place around it.
B. El. Ed. at Miranda House :
B.El.Ed. program started in Miranda House in 2006.The department provides unique contents to interlink and explore methodologies across disciplines. The Programme offers a four-year rigorous training to sharpen the students’ intellect along with sensitizing them towards the world. Even as students confront issues in the field of Education, they will simultaneously learn concepts in fields such as Sociology, Economics, Psychology, Sciences, Mathematics, and Linguistics. The four-year programme culminates in an intensive, six months long school-teaching internship in the final year.
In addition to the college library, the B. El. Ed. department has a Resource Room with sufficient material available for referencing. The collection includes books for students and teachers, children’s literature, articles from journals of relevance, educational CD’s and DVD’s and models and charts made by students.The resource room is utilized by all teachers and students for reference work. There is sufficient space for a group of 20-25 students and which is utilized for reading, group work, and practical assignments on regular basis by all.
The B. El Ed. Science students also actively participate in the programmes and activities of the DS Kothari Centre for Research and Innovation in Science Education. The core aim of the DS Kothari Centre is to establish a Curriculum Development Program with particular emphasis on, one, strengthening laboratory practice, activity-based learning, conceptual understanding, problem-solving and computational expertise; and two, introducing multidisciplinary contexts and emerging areas of science in the classroom.
Total Intake : 54
Liberal Courses Offered : English, Hindi, History, Political Science, Geography, Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Economics, Zoology
B. El. Ed. Course Fee: Rs 13320/year.
Many have been placed in government and private schools in Delhi as professionally qualified elementary school teachers. Others are pursuing post-graduate studies in disciplines of education, history, languages, law, linguistics, management, philosophy, psychology, sociology and social work.
This year most of our students from 2012-2013 batch have been able to join the institutes/organisations of repute. Many students are teaching in schools or working in curriculum development companies. Institutes that have recruited our students include Presidium School, Srijan School, Bharat National Public School, Shikshantar School, The Heritage School, Learning Link Foundation, etc.
Other Courses :
- B. A. (Hons) Economics
- B. A. (Hons) Political Science
- B. A. (Hons) History
- B. A. (Hons) Sociology
- B. A. (Hons) Philosophy
- B. A. (Hons) Geography
- B. A. (Hons) English
- B. A. (Hons) Hindi
- B. A. (Hons) Sanskrit
- B. A. (Hons) Bengali
- B. A. Programme
- Bachelor’s in Physical Education
- B. Sc. (Hons) Mathematics
- B. Sc. (Hons) Physics
- B. Sc. (Hons) Chemistry
- B. Sc. (Hons) Botany
- B. Sc. (Hons) Zoology
- B. Sc. (Hons) Computer Science
Official Website: www.mirandahouse.ac.in