When the University of Delhi expanded in many directions to keep pace with a rapidly growing city, South Campus was established in 1973 to facilitate access for South Delhi residents. It moved to its present location on Benito Juarez Road, near Dhaula Kuan, in 1984. The Campus is now spread across 69 acres of green, hilly terrain and its buildings blend attractively with the natural surroundings. The various Departments are located in the Arts Faculty, the Faculty of Inter-disciplinary and Applied Sciences and the S.P. Jain Centre for Management Studies. Besides these, the Campus hosts a substantial library, a Health Centre, a bank, a post office, DTC Pass Section and administrative and examination blocks. South Campus also provides some residential quarters for faculty members and the non-teaching staff. Outstation students are offered accommodation in three hostels: the Geetanjali Hostel for Women, the Saramati Hostel for Men and the Aravalli P.G. Men’s Hostel.
The Centre for Canadian Studies was set up in March 1992 at the University of Delhi to promote Indo- Canadian academic collaboration among faculty members, research scholars and students, particularly in the field of multidisciplinary studies.The Centre has in its nineteen years of existence succeeded in its objectives. Every year it organizes a Lester Pearson lecture in the memory of the late Prime Minister of Canada. To promote interest among students in Canadian Studies, the Centre organises an annual Pierre Trudeau memorial debate. The Centre has a programme of sending students who are pursuing post graduate professional programmes in the University to Canada for a summer internship in collaboration with the Shastri Indo-Canadian Institute and the Canada-India Business Council. The Centre has a vibrant publication programme based on its workshops and seminars and six books have been published by the Centre so far. The Centre organizes workshops and seminars regularly for faculty members and research scholars and students. Based on the outstanding work of the Centre, UGC has upgraded the Centre to an 'Area Studies Programme Unit' since 2002.
Director: Prof. Enakshi Khular Sharma
The Centre was set up to undertake research on genetic engineering and molecular breeding of oilseed brassicas. The Centre has received major financial support from the National Dairy Development Board (NDDB) and its subsidiary the Mother Dairy and Fruit and Vegetable Pvt. Ltd. for the last 15 years. The Centre has developed two hybrids in oilseed mustard (Brassica juncea) DMH-1 (CMS/restorer based) and DMH-11 (based on transgenic technology). DMH-1 has been released by the ministry of Agriculture for commercial cultivation in the mustard growing areas of north-western India and DMH-11 is undergoing bio-safety tests with funding from DBT under its BIPP Programme. Other major activities of the Centre are research on genome analysis, gene tagging and "marker assisted" breeding in oilseed mustard and allied Brassica species.
Director: Prof. Deepak Pental
The mission of the centre is to provide training to:
The Research and Training would also incorporate the provisions of "Environment Protection Act" and Regulator constituted thereunder, viz; GEAC of the Department of Environment, Govt of India, and also the decisions of the Supreme Court of India. It would be unique in the sense that there is no centre like this in the whole country and we are taking the lead by setting up such a centre at UDSC.
Participating Departments of University of Delhi
Department of Genetics, South Campus
Department of Plant Molecular Biology, South Campus
Department of Microbiology, South Campus
Centre for Degraded Ecosystems,
North Campus Department of Environmental Biology, North Campus
Faculty of Law
Faculty from Shri Ram Institute of Industrial Research (www.shriraminstitute.org) would be specifically involved in the following:
Director: Prof. Madan Mohan
The Computer Centre at University of Delhi South Campus provides training programmes for the faculty and students of different Departments as and when required. It is being developed as a centralized facility in the campus and is easily accessible to all the sections of the teaching and non- teaching communities of the campus.
The computer centre is equipped with workstations and offers the latest in software such as Stata, Prowess SPSS, Metalab, ARC GIS, Mathematics 5.1, Maple 9s, Scientific workplace and M & A (Merger & Accusition). The centre is further linked to the Campus Area Network to avail the technical computing facility. Recently, the computer centre has acquired thirty computers, which are networked to a dedicated server to provide various software and computing services.
Chairman: Prof. I. M. Pandey
The Distributed information Sub-Centre was established at the Department of Biochemistry, University of Delhi South Campus in 1991. The Sub-Centre mainly serves as a facility provider for scientific research such as graphic work, access to databases and softwares (Accelrys Software- Discovery studio, Endnote, Biosuite, Sigma Suite etc.), surfing and downloading of scientific information through Internet. The centre is also engaged in computations research in the areas related to protein crystallography, protein modeling, ligand docking and bioinformatics research. It also arranges a seminar / workshop every year involving students/research scholars and teachers from various colleges focusing on the application of bioinformatics in biology.Officer-In-charge: Prof. Anil K. Tyagi - More Info, Click HERE
The South Campus Library, University of Delhi was established in 1973 to facilitate access for the teaching and student community of University of Delhi residing in South Delhi. It moved to its present location on Benito Juarez Road, near Dhaula Kuan, in 1984. It is housed in a four storey separate building, in beautiful surroundings on an elevated site at the centre of the Campus and offers a congenial environment for study and research.
The Library which acts as a learning resource centre for teaching and research programmes of the 20 departments of the Campus, is one of the most richly equipped libraries of University of Delhi in terms of resources, services and infrastructural facilities. The collection of books reflects both classic and a contemporary touch and research orientation. Most of the library services are being leveraged through an integrated library portal in an automated environment. The total collection of the library well exceeds 1,50,000 books and bound volumes of periodicals and is fully computerised. The total seating capacity of the Library is about 300, with reading halls interspersed with collection on all the floors.
The Library remains open from 9:00 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. on Monday- Friday (five days) and Saturday from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. The Library remains closed on Sundays and national holidays.
Library membership is open to (i) the teaching staff of South Campus (ii) Post graduate students directly enrolled in South Campus, (iii) Post-graduate students enrolled through the colleges of South Campus, (iv) M.Phil and Ph. D. students of South Campus. Membership can be obtained by filling up a Library Membership Form and getting it verified from the concerned Head of Department/Principal of Colleges etc. Membership is given for 1 year and can be renewed on its expiry after clearing dues, if any.
Library provides several services to its members. Some of the important services are : Acquisition of books, Journals , Magazines , Newspapers, Lending of documents, Reference, Photocopying, Inter-Library Loan and Information literacy services. Internet access facility and on-line database search are the key services provided by the library. A host of e-resources are accessible through the e-resource centre. The library regularly organizes information literacy programmes for students and teachers to equip them with the knowledge and skill of using electronic databases, searching techniques and to create an awareness towards e-resources.
MicroArray Centre (UDSCMAC) is opened. UDSCMAC offers services only to academic institutions including Universities, National Labs, Government Institutes and organisations having DSIR approval.
Equiped with high throughput sequencers such as ABI 3730 XL and ABI 3130 XL, UDSC-DBT DNA Sequencing Facility provides complete sequencing solutions.
The ABI 3730xl DNA Analyzer is a fully automated, 96-capillary electrophoresis instrument. A combination of software-based and manual basecalling is used to guarantee the sequencing data quality.
The ABI 3130xl DNA Analyzer is a fully automated , 16-capillary electrophoresis instrument.
Primer walking based Sequencing
Features( C1-C7code(single strand) &D1-D7 code(double strand)
1.In-house primer design and synthesis
2.Sophisticated bioinformatics support
3.Data assembly & finishing
4.Single or Double tranded sequencing by ABI 3730XL
5.Consensus quality scoring >Q20
The University of Delhi takes the lead in breaking the unyielding mould by encouraging excellence in all spheres and setting standards for other academic institutions. The UIMS is another instance whereby the University is providing a peep into the future for the students and the UDSC community. This brings technology into everyday life of people associated with the campus. Every Department and all colleges within the campus are interconnected. Both University wings (North and South Campus) are connected by forming a Wide Area Network.
This is expected to facilitate seamless integration of services and information of geographically interspersed Departments. All the proceedings of the Departments could be carried on over the network electronically. This enhances the ease of accessing information and provides transparency to the system, not to mention the obvious increase in speed of job execution. UIMS is equipped with state of the art ICT based virtual learning facility, eliminated commuting requirements between North and South campuses and even colleges. The information about the University, its various affiliates, colleges, courses, entrance criteria, admission forms, results, and a host of other requisite information is hosted on the UDSC servers and are available to inside and outside worlds.
Coordinator: Dr. Sanjeev Singh
In successive years students coming out of the University would be comfortable with using technology in every walk of their lives and be confident about it. This network would then be the initiator of many other applications, services, and developmental projects. The UIMS has created an environment conducive to lay the foundation of a Networked Electronic Information Society. A new initiative has been taken towards virtual learning environment (VLE); UIMS has delayed a most intuitive open source based dedicated server to providing this service to all its users. Through VLE the faculty can do the following:
Services Available from UIMS Portal
There are approximately 1665 members from the regular employees and assuming that each family consists of five members, there are about 8320 beneficiaries from the staff members. About 848 retired employees are also members, i.e., about 1680 beneficiaries as two members per family are taken. About 500 resident and nonresident students are members. Thus, there are about 10,500 beneficiaries generating an OPD visit of about 30,000 per year. In addition to providing treatment to beneficiaries/ members, it is also providing emergency treatment to Students Hostlers /Day Scholars and Nonmembers.
The WUS Health Centre, South Campus also organizes lectures on relevant health topics, and conducts health check-up camps from time to time for the benefit of the University community.
Duty Roster for Doctors:
|1.||Dr. Archana Gupta.||Sr. M.O-I/C||Monday to Friday||09.00 A.M. TO 03.00 P.M|
|2.||Dr. K.K. Kohli||Sr. M.O||Monday to Friday||11.30 A.M. TO 05.30 P.M|
|3.||Dr. Aneet Wadhwa||P.T.M.O||Monday to Friday||02.30 P.M. TO 05.30 P.M|
|4.||Dr. Anupam||Cardiologist||Tuesday & Thursday||01.00 P.M TO 03.00 P.M|
|5.||Dr. (Capt) N.K.Pahwa||Dentist||Tuesday, Wednesday &Thursday||02.15 P.M TO 04.15 P.M|
|6.||Dr. Neelu Gandhi||Gynaecologist||Monday, Wednesday & Friday||09.00 A.M TO 11.00 A.M|
|7.||Dr. Tarun Kapoor||Eye Specialist||Wedensday & Friday||02.00 P.M TO 4.00 P.M|
|8.||Dr. Abkash Barik||Homeopathy||Monday, Wednesday & Friday||10.00 A.M TO 1.00 PM|
|9.||Ms. Vertika Goel||Physiotherapist||Monday to Friday||10.30 A. M TO 2.30 P.M|
|S.No.||Name of Specialist||Speciality||Days||Timings|
|1||Dr. Anupam||Cardiologist||Tuesday, Thursday||01.00 P.M to 03.00 P.M|
|2.||Dr.(Capt) N.K.Pahwa||Dentist||Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday||02.15 P.M to 04.15 P.M|
|3.||Dr.Neelu Gandhi||Gynaecologist||Monday, Wednesday & Friday||09.00A.M to 11.00 A.M|
|4||Dr. Tarun Kapoor||Eye Specialist||Wednesday & Friday||02.00 P.M to 4.00 P.M|
|5.||Dr. Abkash Barik||Homeopathy||Monday, Wednesday & Friday||10.00 A.M to 1.00 PM|
|6.||Ms.Vertika Goel||Physiotherapist||Monday to Friday||10.30 A. M to 2.30 P.M|
The WUS health center, South Campus provides OPD services from 0900 a.m. to 0530 p.m., five days a week and remains closed on Saturdays and Sundays.
Physiotherapy unit shall function on full time basis from 09:30 AM to 03:30 PM Monday to Saturday for six days a week. This will come into force with immediate effect.
Central Instrumentation Facility (CIF), UDSC is a state-of the art laboratory facility set up to meet the growing demands of researchers on DU campus and in the broader scientific community. The facility provides high quality service, innovative solutions and cutting-edge technologies in Genomics (Sequencing, Real time analysis), Proteomics (Maldi TOF/TOF, UPLC, CD Spectrophotometry), Imaging (Confocal Microscopy) and Microbial Identification (Biomerieux and Biolog systems). These pages will inform you about the instrumentation details and applications, sample submission forms, guidelines of sample submission and required protocols.
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Director, South Campus
Professor Umesh Rai
Professor of Zoology