Jamia Millia Islamia

Jamia Millia Islamia (lit.'National Muslim University') is a central university located in New Delhi, India.[3] Originally 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 became 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; 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)
AffiliationsUGC, NAAC, AIU, AICTE, NBA
Websitejmi.ac.in
For Examinations jmicoe.in

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

In 2020, Jamia Millia Islamia was ranked 1st among all central universities in the country in rankings released by Ministry of Education of India.[6]


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