Student Accommodation at Delhi
Delhi, officially known as the National Capital Territory (NCT) of Delhi, is a special union territory in India. It is believed to be named after Raja Dhilu, a king who built it in the 1st century (50 BCE). It consists of the historic Old Delhi in the north and the capital New Delhi in the south. If you are a nature enthusiast, the city is famous for its Garden Tourism Festival where you can buy flowers, plants, medicinal herbs and books/CDs about the environment. For history fans, the city has fascinating historical destinations, such as monuments, the National Museum, the National Handicrafts and Handlooms Museum, and the Shankar’s International Dolls Museum.
Delhi is located in northern India. It is bounded to the east by Uttar Pradesh and the west bank of the Yamuna River, and to the north, south and west by Haryana. The climate in Delhi fluctuates from humid subtropical to semi-arid. The best time to visit Delhi is during the winter, from December to February. It is very cold and the temperature can drop down to 1C. Jackets, shawls, heavy woollens and body warmers are the best clothes to pack while travelling to Delhi in winters. In summers, the average temperature varies between 25C and 47C from March to June. To avoid the heat, it is recommended to wear light cotton and loose clothes.
Delhi Landmarks and Universities
Delhi is one of the most sought-after cities in India due to its astonishing historical monuments and landmarks, like Qutab Minar, one of the UNESCO World Heritage Sites. It is the tallest brick minaret in the world as its height is about 72.5 meters high. It was built in 1193 by king Qutab-ud-din Aibak. Humayun's Tomb is also a UNESCO World Heritage Site. It is the Mughal Emperor Humayun’s mausoleum. It was built by Humayun’s wife, who was buried in it too. The garden tomb is the first and best Mughal architecture in India. Humayun's Tomb is near the crossing of Mathura and Lodhi roads. You can visit the complex for free on Fridays.
There are prestigious central universities in Delhi. The University of Delhi is one of the most prominent universities in India, ranked 11th amongst best universities in India. It is a 3-minute walk from the Vishwavidyalaya Metro Station. It is known for its historical building and huge campus. Lady Shri Ram College for Women, Miranda House and Shri Ram College of Commerce are top colleges in this university. If you are interested in studying English literature, economics, political sciences, journalism, psychology or sociology, apply immediately to the Bachelor of any of them as they are the best Bachelor programmes offered by the Delhi University. Jamia Millia Islamia is also one of the prestigious universities in Delhi. Nationally, it has been ranked the 10th position. If you are an IT fan, the Mathematics department of Jamia Millia Islamia is the right place for you. They offer undergraduate and postgraduate programmes, with mathematics and computer sciences courses involved.