Department of Bio-Chemistry

The Department of Biochemistry offers one of the most sought after courses in the University. This course provides an in depth knowledge of Biochemistry with a multidisciplinary approach. The department has an excellent team of teachers known for their experience, commitment and creativity. It has well equipped laboratories, an instrumentation room and  a seminar room. Besides providing quality education, the department also helps students in development of scientific attitude through various activities. The students are encouraged to organize and participate in intra and inter-college competitions. The department holds an annual function “BIOSPARK” where students come out with most innovative ideas. Popular lectures by eminent scientists, symposia and quizes encourage the students to excel in the subject as well as develop their eternal urge for the subject. After completing the course, the students secure admission in various prestigious institutions in India and abroad for higher education.

  1. Dr. Mira Kushal, M.Sc., Ph.D.
  2. Dr. Shashi Nijhawan, M.Sc., Ph.D. (on Lien)
  3. Dr. Kamana Singh, M.Sc., Ph.D.
  4. Dr. Rajni Jain, M.Sc., Ph.D.
  5. Dr. Preeti Karwal, M.Sc., Ph.D. (Incharge).

Department of Botany

The Department of Botany has created a niche for itself by achieving high academic as well as excellence in co-curricular standards. Enriched by the legacy of some very renowned teachers in the past, the department is proud to have a committed faculty which has excelled in research, book-writing and teaching. With well equipped three state-of-the-art laboratories, the Department is a centre for foundation laying of basic concepts, which goes a long way in helping our students in their higher academic pursuits.

The Department pursues a mantra of holistic development of a student, inculcation of a scientific temper by supplementing the conventional classroom teaching with botanical excursions, seminars, guest lectures, slide shows, botanical fests, quiz competitions, scientific debates etc. to help a student metamorphose his personality.

A course in Botany being an important component of life sciences, offers immense opportunities for further studies in Biotechnology, Bioinformatics, Plant Molecular Biology, Genomics, Agroforestry, Environmental Science and other related fields.
This Department has the distinction of many alumni,who are occupying important academic and professional positions in India and


1. Dr. E. Chauhan, M.Sc., Ph.D.
Dr. Meenakshi  Prajneshu, M.Sc., Ph.D.
3. Dr. Veena Ganju, M.Sc., Ph.D.
4. Dr. Sarla,  M.Sc., Ph.D.
Dr. Bela Bhatia, M.Sc., M. Phil.,Ph.D. (Incharge)
Ms. Roshni Rajamohan, M.Sc.
7. Dr. Dharmendra Mallick, M. Sc., Ph. D.
8. Dr. Kumar Shantanu, M. Sc., Ph. D.
9. Dr. Rajender Kumar, M. Sc., Ph. D.
10. Dr. Aparna Nautiyal, M. Sc., Ph. D.

Department of Chemistry

The Department of Chemistry offers B. Sc. (Hons.) Chemistry and B. Sc. Programme (Industrial Chemistry) course. The faculty takes pride in teaching cross section of students enrolled in various courses and provide practical training   to the students as per their academic curriculum. It also has a special facility for advanced lab-based research work for doctoral projects.

The students manage Chemical Society 'Resonance' of the department. by organizing paper presentation, quiz competitions, debates and other cultural programmes. In order to give market exposure to students, summer training projects are also conducted for undergraduate students. The Department is proud to have a committed faculty which has excelled in research publication, book-writing and teaching. Every year distinguished speakers are invited to update the students about the latest trends in Chemistry.

Chemistry (Hons.) and Industrial Chemistry course offers immense opportunities for further studies in diverse fields i.e. Biochemistry, Nanotechnology, Green Chemistry, Polymer Sciences, Agrochemical Sciences, Environmental Science and other related fields.


  1. Dr. M.S. Bhalla, M.Sc., Ph.D.
  2. Dr. Madhuri Goyal, M.Sc., Ph.D. (Incharge)
  3. Dr. Usha Rani Arora, M.Sc., Ph.D..
  4. Dr. Sushma Mattoo, M.Sc., Ph.D.
  5. Dr. Brajesh Kumar, M.Sc., Ph.D.
  6. Dr. Vivek Saxena, M.Sc., Ph.D
11. Dr. Manju Chaudhary, M.Sc., Ph.D.
12. Dr. Sushila Singhal, M. Sc., Ph. D.
13. Dr. Deo Nandan Kumar, M.Sc., Ph.D
14. Dr. Mahesh Chandra  M.Sc, Ph.D.
15. Ms. Sunita Sanwaria, M.Sc (On Study Leave)
16. Dr. Namita Gandhi, M.Sc. Ph.D
17. Dr. Ruby Mishra, M.Sc. Ph.D

Department of Commerce

The present curriculum of B.Com.(Hons) course has been dynamically structured to suit today's business environment both in content and in the form of practical training. It equips the students to join the corporate world immediately after the course and a sound foundation for those who wish to pursue higher studies, specialized professional courses such as Management, Chartered Accountancy, Company Secretaryship, Cost Accounting, Law, etc. The department organizes academic and cultural activities from time-to-time. The faculty comprises of highly qualified and dedicated teachers.


1. Shri B.R. Sachdeva, M. Com. D.C.L
2. Dr. Chitra Atray, M.Com., Ph.D.
3. Ms. Poonam Sharma, M.Com., M.Phil
(Teacher in Incharge)

4. Dr. Seema Garg , M.Com., Ph.D.
5. Dr. Surabhi Dhingra M.Com., Ph. D
6. Dr. Paramod Kumar, M. Com., Ph. D.

Department of Computer Science

Education today is incomplete without any knowledge of computers. A skilled student of computer science is best equipped to advance in life.

A graduation in Applied Physical Science (Computer Science) will enable students to seek a career in the IT Industry in varied profiles such as application programming, database and network administration, web-designing, e-commerce, multimedia  and animation. A degree in Computer Science can further lead students towards an MCA, M. Sc. or an MBA to improve career prospects.

To make students skilled global performers, the department of Computer Science imparts instruction to students enrolled across the B. Sc. Programme : B.Sc. life Science, Physical Sciences and Applied Physical Sciences. The dedicated faculty, besides theoretical teaching, lays special emphasis on problem-solving skills and practical hands-on training. The department is well equipped with two state-of-the-art laboratories with 40 dual boot computers hosting Windows and Linux platforms


  1. Dr. Jyoti Trivedi M.C.A., M.Tech., Ph.D. (on leave)
  2. Ms. Sonia Yadav, MCA, M.Phill, M.Sc.(Applied Math) (Incharge)
  3. Ms. Rakhi Saxena, M.C.A, M. Phil

Department of Economics

Knowledge of Economics is essential both for the enlightened citizen and for the aspiring Business Executive, Civil Servants and Social Science Researchers. The study of Economics makes you aware of current controversies concerned with Economic well-being, Poverty, Globalisation, the Environment and Pollution. The new B.A.(Hons) Economics syllabus course offers tremendous opportunities for making a promising career in various areas like Banking, Finance, Government, Non-Government Organizations and Multi-National Corporations.


  1. Dr. T.M. Thomas, M.A., Ph.D.
  2. Sh. A.S. Lamba, M.A.(Incharge)
  3. Dr. Sangita Singh, M.A., Ph.D.
  4. Dr. Iqbal Singh, M.A., Ph.D.
  5. Dr. Savita Singh, M.A., Ph.D. 

Department of English

The English  Hons. syllabus reflects the developments and trends in the field of lierary and cultural studies which have taken place in the last few decades, completely changing the way in which we approach literature. The opening up of the literary cannon has led to the inclusion of authors in English Literature as well as Contemporary Writings in English and in translation from Africa, the Caribbean, Latin America, Canada and India. The syllabus is taught by committed teachers and scholars who specialize in different areas of the discipline. The English department also runs a department library to make recent publications available to the students. The English Literary Society, INKLINGS, has been active in organizing lectures, seminars, literary festivals etc. The faculty supplement conventional teaching methods with screening of films and staging of plays.
The study of English enables and equips students to branch out in areas as diverse as Media Studies, Mass Communication, Journalism  and Literary Studies.


1. Ms. Nalini Khanna, M.A.
2. Ms. E. Thomas, M.A., M. Phil. 
3. Ms. Sherina Joshi, M.A., M. Phil. 
4. Ms. Sujata Nag, M.A., M. Phil. 
5. Ms. Preeti Gupta Dewan, M.A., M. Phil. 
6. Dr. Sunita Sarin, M.A., Ph.D.
7. Mr. Krishnan Unni, M.A., M. Phil. (Incharge)
8. Dr. Ajanta Dutta, M.A., B.Ed., Ph.D.
9. Ms Vandana Mathur M.A., M.Phil.
10. Mr. Purshottam Das M.A
11. Ms. Manisha Sagar, M.A.
12. Dr. Varsha K. Singh, M.A., Ph.D.
13. Mr. Saswata Bhattacharya, M.A., M.Phil.
14. Ms. Pavitra Poorna S., M.A., M. Phil

Department of Hindi


v  Dr.Manju Dewan, M.A., Ph.D.

v  Dr.Shashi Mehra, M.A., Ph.D.

v  Dr. Vikram Singh, M.A.,Ph.D.

v  Dr.Sanjeev Kumar, M.A.,Ph.D.

v  Dr. Lalit Mohan, M.A.,Ph.D.

v  Dr. Bajrang Bihari Tiwari, M.A.,Ph.D.

v  Shri. Vibhash Chandra Verrma, M.A.,M. Phil

v  Dr. Manoj Singh, M.A.,Ph.D. (Teacher-In-Charge)

v  Shri Chotu Ram Meena, M.A.,M.Phil

v  Shri. Anuj Kumar Rawat, M.A.,M.Phil

Department of History

The evolution of human civilization has reached an important milestone in present century. Human history has always been a subject of much debate and attraction. The History (Honors) course covers human civilization from time immemorial to recent  times. An honours course in History enables students to pursue career in Administration, Civil Services, Journalism, Mass Communication, Teaching, Research Archaeology and Museology. Our faculty members are specialists in their relevant fields and guide students in their academic as well as overall personality development. The department also offers an Application Course on Tourism for B.A. (Prog.) III yr students .


1. Dr. R.P. Behal, M.A., Ph.D. 
2. Ms. Sabita Singh, M.A., M. Phil. 
3. Ms. Neelam Malhotra, M.A., M.Phil.
4. Dr. P.K. Chaudhary, M.A., Ph.D.
5. Dr. Achla Bharti, M.A., Ph.
6. Sh. Ashwini Shankar, M.A., M. Phil. (Incharge)
7. Ms. Suvritta Khatri, M.A., M. Phil.
8. Dr. S.M. Jha, M.A., Ph.D.
9. Sh. Anil Kumar Jha, M.A., M. Phil.

Department of Mathematics

The Department takes pride in teaching cross section of students enrolled in various courses. Besides the main B.Sc.(Hons) course , Mathematics is taught as a main paper to the students of the prestigious courses of B.Sc.(Hons) in Biochemistry, Chemistry, and Physics. Along with teaching curriculum, emphasis is also given to the other aspects such as mathematics as means of communication in the scientific, technical and commercial world. It helps the students to enhance their numerical ability and develop the art of analytical as well as logical thinking.

  1. Ms. Usha Gupta, M.A.
  2. Dr. L. Bandopadhyaya, M.Sc., Ph.D.
  3. Dr. R.K. Saxena, M.Sc., Ph.D.
  4. Ms. Veena Garg, M.A.
  5. Ms. Usha Arora, M.A., M. Phil.
  6. Dr. Sneh Chawla, M.A., Ph.D.
  7. Dr. Pramod Arora, M. Sc., M. Phil. Ph.D.
      8.  Dr. Pankaj Jain, M.Sc., Ph.D.  
      9.  Ms. Harindri Chaudhary, M.Sc., M.Phil (Incharge)
    10.  Dr. Navin Chandra, M.Sc., Ph.D.
    11.  Mr. Manoj Kumar, M. Sc., M. Phil.
    12.  Mr. Rajender Kumar, M.Sc., M. Phil.
    13.  Mr. Chander Shekhar, M.Sc., M.Phil

Department of Mordern Indian Language


Deshbandhu college is one of the few colleges of University of Delhi which has offered Bengali as a subject since its inception. The faculty consists of teachers who have published books and also feature regularly in renowned Bengali Magazines. The department has also formed the Bengali Literary Society, which organizes seminars to enhance the learning experience of its students and expose them to different trends. Student who opt for Bengali can find a career in Media and Translation work for nodal Ministries and Publishing

  1. Ms. K. Kirty, M.A. (Incharge)
  2. Ms. Antara Chaudhary, M.A.

  1. Dr. K.S. Bhatia, M.A. Ph.D. (Incharge)


It is a matter of pride that Deshbandhu College is the only college in Delhi University which offers Sindhi as a language in the BA(Programme) course.

The department offers a rare opportunity to develop and preserve the precious heritage of Sindhi literature and language, specially since this is a language not associated with any state. The college also has six reserved seats to students who opt for Sindhi as one of the languages.Students who opt for Sindhi can find a career in translation work for nodal Ministries and Publishing houses as well as the Media.

Ms. V. Bellani, M.A. (Incharge)

Department of Physical Education

" Movement Education" is the cardinal principle of human life. Fitness as an industry promotes wellness as a healthy way of life. The Department of Physical Education offers an Application Course only for B.A. Programme III year. The discipline provides a concrete podium to step into the industry with the thorough knowledge of latest trends in Physical Education, Sports and Fitness. The course provides a vision to the B. A. Programme students regarding a career in Fitness Industry, The multifarious nature of the subject introduces the students to Human Physiology,  Scientific  Methods of Training , Fitness,
Aerobics and Gym Operation.


Ms. Anjum Padyal, M.P.E (Incharge)

Department of Physics

Study of Physics is an integral part of any science or engineering course. Physics department offers B.Sc(Hons) in Physics and B.Sc. Programme in Physical and Applied Sciences. We have well equipped laboratories to offer these courses. For higher studies, B.Sc (Hons) and B.Sc. Programme in Physical and Applied Sciences is a launching pad for courses like MCA , Robotic Sciences, Electrical and Electronic Science and of course for MBA, Civil Services and Forensic Sciences. After doing B. Sc. (Hons) in Physics, one can pursue higher studies in pure and applied frontiers of Physics.

Some members of the faculty are actively engaged in research in the areas of Astroparticle Physics, Condensed matter, Solar energy and Growth and characterization of Crystalline Materials.

Dr. P.K. Mukherjee, M.Sc., Ph.D., LL.M.
2. Dr. A.N. Verma, M.Sc., Ph.D. M. Tech. (Computer Science)
3. Dr. Gauri Dutta, M.Sc., Ph.D.
4. Dr. Rati R. Dagar, M.Sc., Ph.D.
5. Dr. Partha Goswami, M.Sc., M. Phil., Ph.D.
6. Dr. Balesh Verma, M.Sc., Ph.D.
7. Dr. U.P. Tyagi, M.Sc., Ph.D.
8. Dr. Santokh Singh, M.Sc., Ph.D.
9. Dr. Kakoli Bera, M.Sc., Ph.D.
10. Ms. Manju Rani, M.Sc. 
11. Dr. Pankaj Singh, M.Sc., Ph.D. (Incharge)
12. Dr. Ajay Pratap Singh Gahlot, M.Sc.
13. Dr. Aditya Saxena, M.Sc., Ph.D.


Department of Political Science

Empowering students by making them skillful in the art of possibilities is what the Department of Political Science strives for through its eleven committed faculty members. That is why the subjects are taught both in English and Hindi medium. Keeping in view the changing needs of the students, the course-content of the programme blends traditional concerns with issues of contemporary relevance. In this era of increasingly market-driven society, it would help the students find their feet firmly planted after they have graduated. These are some of the reasons that make the discipline a highly popular one.


1. Dr. Chandrika Gulati, M.A., Ph.D.
2. Ms. Neelam Borwankar, M.A.
3. Dr. Seema Narayan, M.A., Ph.D. (Incharge)
4. Dr. Matadin Gupta, M.A., Ph.D.
5. Dr. D.P. Nanda, M.A., M. Phil., Ph.D.
6. Dr. Joyeeta Dutta, M.A., Ph.D. (on study leave)
7. Sh. T. Srinivas Rao, M.A., M. Phil.
8. Sh. A.M. Seharyar, M.A., M. Phil.
9. Dr. Biswajit Mohanty, M.A., Ph.D.
10. Sh. Jayabratta Sarkar, M.A., M. Phil.

Department of Sanskrit

Sanskrit Literature contains ideas which not only appeal to modern thinking but also has many features such as its remarkable elasticity, its unusal expressive power, its humour and subtle wit which have always appeared and encouraged students to develop their intellectual and analytical abilities. The Sanskrit(Hons) Course is well suited for this. The B.A. Course and Concurrent Course papers are designed for students studying other disciplines to acquire knowledge of social values and practices.


  1. Dr. G.C. Pant, M.A., Ph.D. 
  2. Dr. Rama Singh, M.A., M.Phil.,Ph.D.(Teacher-in-Charge)
  3. Dr. Jaya Ojha, M.A., Ph.D.
  4. Mr. Tejpratap Kushwaha, M.A., M.Phil 
  5. Dr. Rajvir Shastri , M.A., Ph.D.

Department of Zoology

The Department of Zoology imparts instructions to the students of B.Sc.(Hons) Zoology, Botany and B.Sc.(Programme). The Department offers courses in the latest trends in Zoology such as Biotechnology and Genomics, Immunology and Biochemistry and Environmental management. For this, the department has a team of qualified faculty. The department is equipped with three laboratories to offer the students practical training as per their academic curriculum. The department invites distinguished speakers to enlighten the students about latest developments in Zoology. The department also organizes educational excursions to expose students to the Zoology outside the classroom and to develop a passion for nature. The students manage Zoological Society of the Department. The Society organizes the annual festival Chimaera and publishes annual journal 'Fauna'.


1. Dr. R. Shyamla, M.Sc., Ph.D. 
2. Dr. Devinder Singh. M.Sc., Ph.D 
3. Dr. Veena G. Bhat, M.Sc., Ph.D. 
4. Dr. Ravi Kant, M.Sc., Ph.D, 
5. Dr. Ranjana Seth, M.Sc., Ph.D. (Incharge)
6. Dr. Kamal Kumar Gupta, M.Sc., Ph.D.
7. Sh. Sunil Kayesth M.Sc.
8. Dr. Varsha Baweja, M.Sc., Ph. D.
9. Dr. Manisha Senger, M.Sc., Ph. D.
10. Dr. Indrakant K. Singh, M.Sc.,M.Phil, Ph.D, PGDIPR, PGDBI, M.Sc.(Bioinformatics) 
11. Mr. Irengbam Rocky Mangangcha, M. Sc.
12. Mr. Moses Rinchui N., M.Sc., M. Phil