Zakir Husain Delhi College named after our former President Dr. Zakir Husain
was founded in 1780 as a madrasa and is the oldest college of Delhi. It
later developed into Delhi College in 1825 when it was popularly known
“Dilli College”. In 1975, the College was taken over by Dr. Zakir Husain
Memorial College Trust and was re-named as Zakir Husain College. It is the
mission of the college to nurture student learning in order to develop
future leaders in business, government and academia by offering excellence
in undergraduate courses. The college promotes faculty research and creative
activity and provides service to the larger community.
Since the starting of the Evening College, Commerce Department has been an
integral part of college. The faculty of commerce is a blend of some very
experienced, loyal, dedicated passionate teachers and young talented
enthusiastic teachers which makes the department always live and active. B.
Com. and B.Com. (Hons.) courses of University of Delhi are being offered in
the college. BA (HRM) and BA (TPP) with Economics combination are also being
offered by the department.