Jamia Millia Islamia

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Jamia Millia Islamia
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Other name
JMI
Mottoʻallam al-insān-a mā lam yaʻlam
Motto in English
Taught man what he knew not.[1]
TypePublic
Established29 October 1920 (101 years ago) (1920-10-29)
FoundersMahmud Hasan Deobandi
Mohammad Ali Jauhar
Hakim Ajmal Khan
Mukhtar Ahmed Ansari
Abdul Majeed Khwaja
Zakir Hussain
ChancellorNajma Heptulla
Vice-ChancellorNajma Akhtar
Students19,773[2]
Undergraduates9,430[2]
Postgraduates3,680[2]
1,847[2]
Location
South East Delhi
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India
CampusUrban, 254 acres (103 ha)
NicknameJamia
AffiliationsUGC, NAAC, AIU, AICTE, NBA
Websitejmi.ac.in
For Examinations jmicoe.in

Jamia Millia Islamia is a central university located in New Delhi, India.[3] 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.

Najma Heptulla served as the 11th Chancellor of Jamia Millia Islamia on 26 May 2017[4] and Najma Akhtar served as the 15th Vice Chancellor of Jamia Millia Islamia in April 2019.[5]

In 2020, Jamia Millia Islamia was ranked first among all central universities in the country in rankings released by Ministry of Education of India.[6]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Surah Al-Alaq Verse 5 | 96:5 العلق - Quran O". qurano.com. Retrieved 5 July 2021.
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 "Combined Prospectus Schools 2020" (PDF). Jamia Millia Islamia. 2019.
  3. Zafar Ahmad Nizami. Memarān-e-Jamia (in Urdu) (2011 ed.). Maktaba Jamia Limited, Delhi. ISBN 978-81-7587-475-6.
  4. "Najma Heptulla appointed as new Jamia Millia Islamia Chancellor - Free Press Journal". 29 May 2017. Retrieved 9 April 2020.
  5. "Professor Najma Akhtar appointed Jamia Millia's first woman vice-chancellor". Amandeep Shukla. Hindustan Times. 12 April 2019. Retrieved 9 April 2020.
  6. Aug 13, Mohammad Ibrar / TNN /; 2020; Ist, 05:56. "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.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: numeric names: authors list (link)