However, looks can be deceiving and in this case, ‘deceiving’ was a gross understatement. The people, the atmosphere, the teachers and the opportunities that this college has to offer are, in my opinion, nothing short of extraordinary.
The college is best known for its science courses but this does not, in any way, imply that the arts and commerce courses are not up to the mark. The faculty is exceptional and devoted across all departments and the facilities offered are great, to say the least. Although, there is a consequence of this positive aspect – If one is expecting the typical Delhi University trend of classes being occasionally cancelled due to strikes or protests or whatever, then one is mistaken. Classes are rarely disrupted and the teachers are inordinately punctual whenever it’s their respective slot. Obviously, this consequence can be good or bad, depending entirely on your preferences.
is what makes the extracurricular scene at this college so extraordinary. In the end, it doesn’t remain your hobby anymore; it becomes a part of who you are!
The college has a pretty good set up when it comes to sports as well. It has several teams including (but not limited to) those of Hockey, Basketball, Cricket, Chess, Badminton and Tennis, which provide wonderful training and an amazing platform to further one’s interest and/or passion for the sport.
All in all, I’d say that Sri Venkateshwara College is an incredible place to be in. It’s the oasis of the artist, the academician and the politician alike. It has its shortcomings but they stand no match against its positive side, the
positive side that pervades not only the mind but the very core of a Venkyite’s
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