Jamia Millia Islamia

public central university in Delhi

Jamia Millia Islamia is a central university located in New Delhi, India.[5] It established at Aligarh, United Provinces (present day Uttar Pradesh, India) during the British Raj in 1920, it moved to its current location in Okhla in 1935. It was given the deemed status by University Grants Commission in 1962. On 26 December 1988, it a central university.

Jamia Millia Islamia
Other name
JMI
Motto
ʻallam al-insān-a mā lam yaʻlam
Motto in English
Taught man what he knew not.[1]
TypePublic
EstablishedOctober 29, 1920; 103 years ago (1920-10-29)
Founders
AccreditationNAAC
Budget538.16 crore (US$71 million)[2] (2022-23)
VisitorPresident of India
ChancellorMufaddal Saifuddin
Vice-ChancellorEqbal Hussain (Acting VC)[3]
Students24,138[4]
Undergraduates9,430[4]
Postgraduates5,189[4]
2,047[4]
Location,
Delhi
,
India

28°33′37″N 77°17′01″E / 28.5603°N 77.2836°E / 28.5603; 77.2836
CampusUrban, 254 acres (103 ha)
AnthemJamia Tarana
Colors  Green
AffiliationsUGC, NAAC, AIU, NBA, BCI, DCI, AICTE, DGCA, ACU
Websitejmi.ac.in

On 26 May 2017, Najma Heptulla became 11th Chancellor of the university, and Najma Akhtar became the first woman to hold the post of Vice Chancellor in April 2019 and served their till 12 November 2023.[6] On 13th March 2023, Mufaddal Saifuddin was elected the 12th Chancellor of the university, replacing Najma Heptulla.[7]

In 2020, Jamia Millia Islamia was ranked first among all central universities in the country in rankings released by Ministry of Education of India.[8]

References change

  1. "Surah Al-Alaq Verse 5 | 96:5 العلق – Quran O". qurano.com. Retrieved 5 July 2021.
  2. "Annual Report 2022-23" (PDF). Retrieved 5 May 2024.
  3. "Najma Akhtar retires, Eqbal Hussain takes over as acting Vice Chancellor of Jamia Millia Islamia". www.telegraphindia.com. Retrieved 17 November 2023.
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 4.3 "Combined Prospectus Schools 2022" (PDF). Jamia Millia Islamia. 2021.
  5. Zafar Ahmad Nizami. Memarān-e-Jamia (in Urdu) (2011 ed.). Maktaba Jamia Limited, Delhi. ISBN 978-81-7587-475-6.
  6. "Najma Heptulla appointed new Jamia Chancellor". The Times of India. 29 May 2017. ISSN 0971-8257. Retrieved 13 March 2023.
  7. "Dr Syedna Mufaddal Saifuddin to be the new chancellor of Jamia Millia Islamia". The Indian Express. 13 March 2023. Retrieved 13 March 2023.
  8. Mohammad Ibrar. "Jamia Millia Islamia News: Jamia Millia Islamia tops central universities in government rankings | Delhi News - Times of India". The Times of India. Retrieved 19 March 2021.