Jamia Millia Islamia University, Delhi


Jamia Millia Islamia, is one of the oldest Delhi Universities. Its importance was understood during the colonial period of India in the 1920s. Jamia Millia Islamia of Delhi got the status of a deemed university in the year of 1962 and after twenty six years, by the act of the Indian Parliament, it became a Central University. The great education system in Jamia Millia Islamia Delhi is supported by the brilliant academicians, who are present as the faculties in the university. Jamia Millia Islamia in Delhi is known for serving the best educational qualification in the fields of Education, Natural Sciences, Social Sciences, Humanities & Languages, Engineering & Technology as well as Law.

Jamia Millia Islamia is one of the prestigious universities of the country. Thus it attracts students from all over the country as well as overseas. This university offers degree courses as well as diploma or certificate courses, which are useful for the students' career. It gives high value to the needs of modern profession and thus the curricula of the courses are made in such a way to suit the needs of the modern society. As a matter of fact, the curricula are moderated regularly to incorporate the needful changes.

Jamia Millia Islamia has English, Hindi as well as Urdu as the medium of instructions. The state of the art facilities offered to the students are helpful to a great extent. The hostel facility inside the university campus helps students from far and wide to come and study in the university. There are scholarship facilities based on merit or economical background.

The university offers elementary, secondary, higher education and research programs through various schools, which are under it.
  • Jamia Senior Secondary School
  • Jamia Girls Senior Secondary School
  • Jamia Senior Secondary School
  • Jamia Middle School
  • Mushir Fatma Nursery School
The different faculties of Jamia Millia Islamia are
  • Faculty of Humanities & Languages
  • Faculty of Education
  • Faculty of Social Sciences
  • Faculty of Natural Sciences
  • Faculty of Engineering & Technology
  • Faculty of Law
  • Faculty of Architecture and Ekistics
  • Faculty of Dentistry
  • Faculty of Fine Arts
Apart from these, Jamia also houses many centres some of which are
  • A.J.K. Mass Communication Research Centre
  • FTK-Centre for Information Technology
  • Dr. Zakir Husain Institute of Islamic Studies
  • Maulana Mohammad Ali Jauhar Academy of Third World Studies
  • Centre for Management Studies
  • Centre for Distance and Open Learning
  • Nelson Mandela Centre for Peace and Conflict Resolution
  • Centre for the Study of Comparative Religions and Civilizations
  • Centre for Jawaharlal Nehru Studies Centre for West Asian Studies.
  • Centre for European and Latin American Studies
  • Dr. K. R. Narayanan Centre for Dalit and Minorities Studies
  • Centre for Physiotherapy and Rehabilitation Sciences
  • Academy of Professional Development of Urdu Medium Teachers
The various other facilities offered by Jamia Millia Islamia are auditorium, guesthouse, placement services, sports activities, NCC and NSS services, community centre, hostel accommodation, etc. The digital university library is equipped with a huge collection of books, journals, documentaries, manuscripts, online newspapers online catalogue etc.

At present, after a long run struggle Jamia Millia University has been successful in emerging as one of the major Nationalist Educational Institutions of India. The university was called by Rabindranath Tagore as one of the most progressive educational institutions of India.

Last Updated on : January 14, 2014