Department of Philosophy

Overview

Mata Sundri College for Women, New Delhi is an affiliate of the University of Delhi,Delhi. In the college, the Department of Philosophy was established in the year 1969. College is among the 14 colleges of the University teaching Philosophy (Hons.) at graduate level. The DOP aims to create a conscious awareness in the students about the fundamentals of the subject and its relevance in various walks of their life. It equips them with conceptual clarity and analytical ability to facilitate application of theory into practice to achieve the ultimate objective of education to enable a student to become an asset to : oneself, one’s family and one’s society. From time to time the DOP attempts to break the monotony of the daily routine of class-room lectures. It actively involves the students in the within and out of class and within and out of college activities like inter-personal and inter-college competitions, inviting guests speakers, seminars, workshops , educational tours and informal interaction of the junior students with the ex-students in the Alumni Association meeting/s.

Aims

The Department of Philosophy aims to create a conscious awareness in the students about the fundamentals of the subject and its relevance in various walks of their life. It equips them with conceptual clarity and analytical ability to facilitate application of theory into practice to achieve the ultimate objective of education to enable a student to become an asset to : oneself, one’s family and one’s society.

Philosophy Association

‘PRASANG’, the Philosophical Association of the college organizes the aforesaid activities.

E- Newsletter

“PAHEL” : The Annual Newsletter of the DOP involves the teachers and students to share their views on the emerging issues in the contemporary times related to the subject.our department newsletter - Pehel, was released on 22nd February 2018.

Courses

  • B.A.(Honours) Philosophy
  • General Elective( for Other Streams)
  • Papers in B.A. (Prog)

Attendance Rules

The students are required to attend not less than 68% of the lectures during each semester in order to enable them to appear for university examinations.

Assessment Scheme

A continuous process of internal assessment takes place during each semester. The assessing procedures usually include written assignments, projects, house exam and presentations. Final examinations are held in the month of November and May.

It is mandatory for a student to secure minimum 40% marks in each theory paper during final examinations, 40% in the internal assessment for each semester, to pass the examination.