Lady Irwin College, established in 1932, is a women constituent college under the affiliation of Delhi University. This college is recognized. The college is known for its diverse UG and PG courseS in the fieldS of Home Science, Food Technology, etc. The college aims at building the capacity of women students through well-designed course modules and extramural activities. The admission process for the UG courses are completely based on the merit in the 10+2 examination aggregate marks. For the PG courses, admission is based on the merit in the entrance exam of DU. Based on NIRF ranking 2020, Lady Irwin College secured 32nd rank at the national level. The campus records 100% placement for the department of Food Technology. The top recruiters of the college are Nestle, FRAC, Perfetti, Quality Council of India, and TQS Global.

Lady Irwin B.Sc (Hons) Cut off 2020

Lady Irwin College’s B.Sc (Hons) cut off 2020 is announced. Given below is the 2020 cut off of the B.Sc (Hons) program:

Courses  Cut off 1 (Gen) Cut off 2 (Gen) Cut off 3 (Gen) Cut off 4 (Gen) Cut off 5 (Gen) Special Cut off Fee 
B.Sc (Hons) Food Technology 93.00 95.00 Closed Closed Closed Closed INR 88,935
B.Sc (Pass) Home Science 84.00 86.00 Closed Closed Closed Closed INR 88,935
B.Sc (Hons) Home Science 83.00 86.00 Closed Closed Closed 84.00 INR 88, 935

Read More: DU Cut off 2020

Lady Irwin College Admission Dates 2020

Event Dates
Application start date June 20, 2020
Last date for the application process August 31, 2020
Entrance exam dates September 6 – September 11, 2020
Merit based UG 1st Cutoff Released  October 10, 2020
Merit based UG 2nd Cutoff Released October 17, 2020
Merit based UG 3rd Cutoff Released October 24, 2020
Merit based UG 4st Cutoff Released October 31, 2020
Admission start date for B.Ed and M.Sc program October 26, 2020
Last date of admission for B.Ed and M.Sc program November 11, 2020
Admission start date for B.Sc program October 12, 2020
Last date of admission to B.Sc program November 11, 2020
Commencement of the session for UG and PG programs November 18, 2020
Merit based UG 5th Cutoff Released November 7, 2020
First List for PG 2020 Admissions Released November 18, 2020
DU Special Cutoff (To be released) November 23, 2020
Admission in Special Cutoff November 24 – 25, 2020
Last Date for Fee Payment November 27, 2020
Admission Against Sixth Cutoff  November 30 – December 2, 2020
Last Date for Fee Payment (6th Cutoff Admission) December 4, 2020
Admission Against Seventh Cutoff (If Released)  December 7 – December 9, 2020
Last Date for Fee Payment (7th Cutoff Admission) December 11, 2020

Lady Irwin College Highlights

Established|Institute Type 1932 | Government
Recognized by UGC
Affiliated to Delhi University
Accredited by NAAC (Grade A+)
Courses B.Sc, (Hons.), B.Ed, M.Sc, Ph.D and PG Diploma
Application Mode Online and offline
Admission Criteria Merit-based, Entrance Exam Based
Entrance Exam DUET
Popular Course B.Ed., M.Sc
Facilities Library, Sports, Computer Resource Centre, Canteen, Hostel
Official Website

Lady Irwin College Ranking

Lady Irwin College has secured 32th rank at National Level in the College Category by NIRF Ranking of the year 2020. It has also been accredited A+ by NAAC in the year 2019.

Lady Irwin College Courses

Lady Irwin College provides the undergraduate courses in the 2 subjects based on the CBCS pattern. At PG level, it provides various specializations in 7 courses. The table below briefly provides details of all courses:

Course Specializations Eligibility Selection Criteria Duration
B.Sc Home Science 50+ in 10+2 Merit Based 3 Years
B.Sc (Hons.) Home Science
Food Technology
B.Ed General 55%+ in relevant Bachelor’s degree Entrance Based 2 Years
Special Education
M.Sc Food and Nutrition Entrance/ Merit Based
Human Development and Childhood Studies
Fabric and Apparel Science
Development Communication and Extension
Resource Management and Design Application
Ph.D Human Development and Childhood Studies Entrance Based Minimum 3 years
Food and Nutrition
Fabric and Apparel Science
Development Communication and Extension
Resource Management and Design Application
PG Diploma Dietetics and Public Health Nutrition 55%+ in B.Sc with relevant subjects 1 Year

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Lady Irwin College Admissions 2020

Admission at Lady Irwin College is strictly based on the merit secured by the applicants in the last qualifying examination or the DUET for the PG courses.

How to apply?

  • The Admission procedure of the courses is available both in online and offline mode. The applicant needs to fill up the admission form available at the college website for the PG Diploma Course.
  • For UG and PG courses, the student needs to apply through the Delhi University Website and fill up all required information and submit within the last date of the application process.
  • Payment of the application form, which is INR 750 is to be paid through Net Banking/ Debit Card/ Credit card.
  • Based on the cut-off marks, selected candidates will be informed for counseling and other admission procedures along with document verification.
  • Provisional admission does not secure the final admission of the student until all documents are submitted to the college office along with the application form and fee receipt.

Documents Required:

  • Application Form
  • DMC of 10th and 12th, graduation if applicable
  • Passing certificate of 10th and 12th
  • Migration Certificate
  • Character Certificate
  • Caste or other reservation certificate, if applicable

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Lady Irwin College 2019 Cut Off 

The table below shows the cut-off of the college in the session 2019-2020:

Category B.Sc. (Hons.) Home Science B.Sc. (Pass) Home Science B.Sc. (Hons.) Food Technology
General 94.00 82.00 93.50
OBC 74.00 72.00 86.00
SC 69.00 65.00 78.00
PwD 65.00 62.00 72.00
ST 65.00 60.00 72.00
EWS 82.00 79.00 91.00
KM 73.00 71.00 77.00

Lady Irwin College Results

The result of Lady Irwin College can be checked through Delhi University's official websites. The following steps need to follow by the students:

  • To check the result, Visit the official DU websites (
  • Click on “Results”
  • Select the course either PG or UG.
  • Click on “Statement of Marks”
  • Fill up the mandatory fields such as College Name and Examination Roll Number and submit the details.
  • The result will be available in PDF
  • Candidates are advised to print out the result page.

Lady Irwin College Placements

The placement cell of the college provides regular during and internship facilities to the student for having pre-industrial experience during the course duration. The cell provides training opportunities during the session breaks of the year. The students get opportunities to be teaching interns in the Education department and nearly 25-30 schools come to provide placement to the students, namely Lancer's Convent School, ASN Senior Secondary School, Ambience Public School, Cambridge School, Eicher Public School, and many other schools. In the year 2018-2019 session, 46 students got placed with the highest median salary in the past three years which is 4 LPA. For the UG courses, 6 students got placed with a median salary of 2.6 LPA where 229 students opted for higher studies.

Top recruiters are:

  • Sudha Dairy
  • Perfetti
  • Nestle
  • IIP
  • FRAC
  • Tech 2 Globe
  • Quality Council of India
  • TQS Global

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Lady Irwin College Scholarships

The college provides scholarship facilities as per the guidelines of the Government. The college management also provides some other scholarships based on the merits of the students.

  • Suvira Scholarship: This scholarship is provided to the student who has obtained the highest marks in Part I, M.Sc. (RMDA) for FFCS paper.
  • Joshi Scholarship: This scholarship is awarded to the student who secures the highest marks in M.Sc. Part I, for FAS paper.
  • Sushma Sharma Award: This scholarship is for the meritorious student of M.Sc. Food and Nutrition, who secures the highest marks.
  • R.D. Sardana Memorial Scholarship: This scholarship is provided to a student who has provided meritorious work in FAS paper, M.Sc. Part I.

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Lady Irwin College Facilities

The facilities that are provided by the institution for its students are as follows:

  • Library: The college library provides students with a huge collection of books, journals, and other research papers. The current collection of books in the institution is 57,000 approx., whereas there are 200 online documents, 91 subscriptions of the journal both international and India. The library also has 8000 files of periodicals, and 2750+ collection of research works including Thesis and Dissertations.
  • Sports: The college has a separate sports society for conducting and organizing different sports events for games like swimming, table tennis, volleyball, badminton, judo, yoga, athletics, and handball throughout the year.
  • Computer Resource Centre: This center is situated at the center of the college campus, this center provides inter-linkages with home science for the better advancement of the students through the task assigned to them.
  • Canteen: The college has a canteen for a clean, hygienic, and student-friendly environment for snacks, beverages, and lunch during college hours. The canteen space is adjoined with greenery to spend some time for refreshment.
  • Hostel: The College provides a comfortable and safe environment for the students opting for the hostel. The rooms are well furnished and spacious for maintaining the comfort of the students. The hostel has two separate buildings 1 for UG students and another for PG students and Ph.D. scholars. The strength of the hostel is around 200 students.

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Lady Irwin College Faculty

The Faculty of the institution is known for its academic excellence, achievements, and experience in both the academic and industrial fields. The Director of the college is Dr. Anupa Siddhu. The total strength of the faculty team of the institution is 75 among which 52 members are Ph.D. holders. The Faculty team is divided into the following positions:

  • Associate Professor- 22
  • Assistant Professor- 53

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Lady Irwin College FAQs

Ques. Which college is better for B.Ed. course, Shyama Prasad Mukherji College for Women or Lady Irwin College?

Ans. For B.Ed. Lady Irwin College Is better as it has been accredited A+ by NAAC as compared to Shyama Prasad Mukherji College for Women. Lady Irwin College is also better in terms of past performances, placement, low fees, and experienced faculty.

Ques. Which college is better for the PG DDPHN course, Institute of Home Economics or Lady Irwin College?

Ans. As compared to IHE, Lady Irwin College is more renowned for better learning opportunities with a helping faculty team. IHE provides 3.5 months of the internship opportunity, but Lady Irwin College focuses more on developing the intellectual skill of the students.

Ques. Is Lady Irwin College of Delhi University good?

Ans. Yes, it is a wonderful institute to provide advance support to the student with an excellent faculty team for keeping students more focused on academics in the field of Home Sciences, The course provides career opportunities by keeping the competition intact among the students.

Ques. How difficult is it to get admission to Lady Irwin College?

Ans. The situation completely depends on the course student is appearing for, in terms of B.Ed. and M.Sc. courses the seats are limited therefore hard work needs to be done by the student to be a part of the institute. For B.Sc., the cut-off is generally low as compared to DU colleges.

Ques. Is it a good option to do M.Sc. in Food and Nutrition from Lady Irwin College?

Ans. Yes, the M.Sc. is provided to students with internships opportunities and well-equipped labs for this department. The placement packages are high for this course and top recruiters such as Dairy Milk and Nestle make regular industrial visits.