Janki Devi Memorial College, a premier women's college of University of Delhi was founded in 1959 by the famous Gandhian Shri Brij Krishan Chandiwala in memory of his mother Smt. Janki Devi. JDMC aims to provide quality education to young women and empower them to become economically self-reliant, have the confidence to face the vicissitudes of a challenging society, contribute meaningfully to the society at large and acquire the capability to think, lead and change the world.
Situated in New Delhi Ridge in idyllic surroundings with its lush green lawns and imposing building, the college offers twelve under-graduate courses in Liberal Arts, Social Sciences, Mathematics and Commerce and eight post graduate courses. JDMC is the Centre for Non-Collegiate Women's Education Board (NCWEB) as well as School of Open Learning (SOL), University of Delhi. The college runs several Add-on courses/Certificate courses for students to enhance their skills. JDMC has MOUs with national and international agencies to provide the much-needed real world exposure to its students. It has more than thirty Societies/Clubs/Cells to give its students sufficient platforms to excel in various domains. The college has an extremely dedicated, committed and motivated faculty and staff.
The college offers facilities and infrastructure to create a holistic atmosphere for the pursuit of academic and extracurricular activities. JDMC has recently completed its 60-year journey in pursuit of excellence. The college has provided a nurturing environment to students from all parts of India. It has the distinction of having a disabled-friendly infrastructure along with a strong assistance system in place for the students and faculty with visual disability.
The JDMC-IQAC works in its mandated direction of internalizing and institutionalizing the quality enhancement initiatives. These initiatives encompass various stakeholders, namely students (with the aim of their integrated development), teaching staff and non-teaching staff (enhancing their capabilities and empowering them) and students' parents and Alumnae (strengthening mutually beneficial relationships).