Jamia Millia Islamia

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Official Press Releases of Jamia Millia Islamia

V-C Talat Ahmad Sets New Practice of University-wide Orientation Program for Freshers

Prof. Talat Ahmad, vice-chancellor, Jamia Millia Islamia addressing the new students of Jamia during the orientation program at the Bhopal Ground, JMI Sports Complex; Sept. 8, 2015 (Photo courtesy Arman Khan / Jamia Journal)

Sept. 8, 2015: Jamia Millia Islamia (JMI) has instituted scholarship for fifty students coming from economically disadvantaged sections of the society in the name of Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam, former President of India. This figure is likely to increase in the next academic session. Addressing an Orientation Programme in Jamia Millia Islamia, organized for newly admitted students in the academic ...

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President of India Applauds Jamia’s Translation Work of Tagore’s Writings

Prof. Talat Ahmad, Vice-Chancellor, Jamia Millia Islamia, presenting 14 publications of Tagore Research and Translation Scheme (TRTS), Department of Urdu, JMI to Shri Pranab Mukherjee, President of India at Rashtrapati Bhawan, New Delhi; August 21, 2015 (Photo courtesy JMI)

Prof. Talat Ahmad, Vice-Chancellor, Jamia Millia Islamia (JMI) presented 14 publications of Tagore Research and Translation Scheme (TRTS), Department of Urdu, JMI to Shri Pranab Mukherjee, hon’ble President of India at Rashtrapati Bhawan, New Delhi on August 21, 2015. The project was given to the Department of Urdu, JMI by the Ministry of Culture, Government of India. “On the eve ...

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Sisters of Aishwarya Vishwa Vidyalaya visit Jamia VC for Rakhi-Tying Ceremony

Brahma Kumari sisters tied Rakhi on the hand of Prof. Talat Ahmad, Vice-Chancellor, Jamia Millia Islamia on Aug. 25, 2015 (Photo courtesy JMI)

Aug. 25, 2015: To mark the auspicious festival of ‘Raksha Bandhan’ which falls on August 29, 2015, the Brahma Kumari sisters tied Rakhi on the hand of Prof. Talat Ahmad, Vice-Chancellor, Jamia Millia Islamia (JMI). ‘Raksha Bandhan’ is a unique festival that brings out the special bonding that exists between brothers and sisters. It represents creative intellection and positive action ...

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Jamia Celebrates 69th Independence Day

Jamia Millia Islamia celebrates independence day at Jamia Secondary School; Aug. 15, 2015 (Photo courtesy JMI)

Aug. 15, 2015: Jamia celebrated Independence Day today with traditional gaiety and fervour. The students, teachers and staff of Jamia Millia Islamia had assembled in the school premises in large numbers to witness the hoisting of the national flag. The tiny-tots from the Mushir Fatima Nursery School and students from the Jamia Schools made an inspiring cultural performance. Prof. Shareef Ahmad, ...

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Indian Air Force Comes to Jamia for Higher Education of Personnel

Jamia Millia Islamia (JMI), signs a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Indian Air Force, at the Yasser Arafat Hall, JMI; Thursday, Aug. 13, 2015 (Photo courtesy JMI)

Aug. 13, 2015: Adding a new dimension to its educational profile, Jamia Millia Islamia (JMI), a Central University by an Act of Parliament, signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the esteemed Indian Air Force (IAF) to provide vertical and academic mobility to its personnel and officers. The MoU entered into by the two institutions records mutual intent for academic ...

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Afghanistan First Lady Rula Ghani Speaks at SAARC Conference Held at Jamia

Ms. Rula Ghani, first lady of Afghanistan, receiving a memento from Prof. Talat Ahmad, vice-chancellor, Jamia Millia Islamia, at FET Auditorium, JMI; Wednesday, April 15, 2015 (Photo courtesy JMI / Jamia Journal)

A two-day SAARC Conference on “Gender, Community and Violence: Changing Mindsets for Empowering the women of South Asia” was inaugurated by Ms. Rula Ghani, the First Lady of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, [at Faculty of Engineering Auditorium, JMI, Wednesday, April 15, 2015.] Delivering her Keynote Address, Ms. Rula Ghani, who is known for her social service in Afghanistan, said ...

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Bharat Ratna Prof. C.N.R. Rao Speaks at Jamia on Celebration of Science

Bharat Ratna Prof. C.N.R. Rao receiving a memento from Vice-Chancellor Prof. Talat Ahmad at the Dr. M.A. Ansari Auditorium, JMI; Wednesday, March 25, 2015 (Photo courtesy JMI)

Bharat Ratna Prof. C.N.R. Rao, D.Litt. (HC) FRS, FNA, FASc. Hon. FRSC said that Science was very essential for India’s future. Giving a Public Lecture on “Celebration of Science”,  Prof. Rao spoke of its importance and said that application of Science was imperative for creation of technologies. If India has to have a bright future, it was essential that due ...

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Univ. Teachers Discuss Diminishing Role of Teachers in Education System

National Convention on “Higher Education at Crossroads” held at the Ansari Auditorium, JMI; March 3, 2015 (Photo Courtesy JMI / Jamia Journal)

Critiquing the new liberal ideology that informed higher education system in the country, Prof. Krishna Kumar, an eminent educationist, bemoaned the crisis faced by the university system and said that ‘teacher’ as an ‘idea’ stood compromised. Speaking at the National Convention on “Higher Education at Crossroads” today [March 3, 2015] at Jamia Millia Islamia Prof. Krishna Kumar underlined the foreclosing ...

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Prof. N.R. Farooqi, VC Univ. of Allahabad, Delivers Dr. M. A. Ansari Memorial Lecture

Prof. N. R. Farooqi, Officiating Vice-Chancellor, University of Allahabad, speaking at Edward Saeed hall, Jamia Millia Islamia; Wednesday, Feb. 25, 2015 (Photo Courtesy JMI / Jamia Journal)

The Department of History and Culture, Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi, today [Wednesday, Feb. 25, 2015] organized the XXXIIIrd Dr. M. A. Ansari Memorial on “An Overview of Ottoman Archival Sources and their Relevance for Medieval Indian History”. The lecture was delivered by Prof. N. R. Farooqi, Officiating Vice-Chancellor, University of Allahabad, at Edward Saeed hall, Jamia Millia Islamia. The lecture ...

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Jamia Organizes its Maiden ‘Exhibition of Innovators’

“Exhibition of Innovators” in the Polytechnic Park, JMI; Jan. 28, 2015 (Photo: Jamia Journal)

Jamia Millia Islamia added another first to its academic profile – an “Exhibition of Innovators”. Prof. Talat Ahmad, Vice-Chancellor, Jamia Millia Islamia inaugurated an “Exhibition of Innovators”  in the Polytechnic Park [on Jan. 28, 2015] that was organized to encourage students and faculty to think on innovative lines for creation of innovative products that could be used by people at ...

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