• Establishment Year



    age > 90 years

  • university type

  • university NAAC grade


Available University Facilities

  • Hostel

  • Sports

  • Library

More about Jamia Millia Islamia

Jamia Milia Islamia was established as a public central university during British rule in 1920.It was founded by a group of Nationalist Muslims like Maulana Mohammad Ali Jauhar, Shaikhul Hind Maulana Mahmud Hasan, Hakim Ajmal Khan, Shri A.M. Khwaja, Dr Mukhtar Ahmad Ansari, Dr Zakir Husain and others at Aligarh. Its campus shifted to Delhi in 1925 and the foundation stone of the present campus was laid on 1st March 1930. It became a Central University by an act of the Indian Parliament in 1988. This came to be known as the Jamia Milia Islamia Act of 1988. It is now located in the south-east corner of Delhi and is well-connected to all parts of Delhi.

Today, the University is given grade ‘A’ by NAAC. It is also the recipient of the Visitor’s Award for ‘Research’ for path-breaking research carried out in the field of Astrophysics and Cosmology. It keeps pace with the changing needs and expectations of the society and has been performing roles of creating new knowledge, acquiring new capabilities and producing an intelligent human resource pool for the promotion of economic growth, cultural development, social cohesion, equity and justice.

Jamia Millia Islamia has 9 faculties under which it offers a number of academic and extension programs. All these programmes are very popular and are valued throughout the country and abroad. The University believes in strengthening the overall personality of all students by encouraging different opinions and trying to compensate them within its boundaries and structure.

Apart from strengthening the teaching process, special focus on extracurricular is also maintained. Zakir Husain Library of this University is one of the finest libraries of India containing thousands of manuscripts, journals, research papers and books from many fields. The university's scenic cricket ground, also known as the Bhopal ground has hosted Ranji Trophy matches here as well as women's cricket test match.

Jamia Millia Islamia has developed relations with different universities, namely: University of Applied Sciences, Erfurt, Germany, York University Canada, University of Toronto, Mississauga, INALCO, Paris, The University Court of University Edinburg, Edinburg, National College of Science & Technology (NCST), Salalah, Oman, Science PO, France (Institute of D’Etudes Politiques De Paris) Danishagh-e-Islam-Iran, Pedagogical and Technological University Colombia (UPTC), University of Regina, Canada, King Abdul Aziz Foundation, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, National Tsing University, Taiwan, Institute of Islamic Understanding, Malaysia, School of Psychology, Plymouth University, UK and a few others.

The placement record of the University is appreciable. It boasts of recruiters such as Adobe, Dell, Genpact, Infosys and many others. Some of the notable Alumni of the University are: 


Designation/ Known for

Javed Ali Khan

Politician, Uttar Pradesh

Shahrukh Khan


Kabir Khan

Film director

Barkha Dutt


Roshan Abbas

Film Director and Radio Jockey

Anurag Gupta

CEO, Bajaj Tele Films

Gagan Ajit Singh

International Hockey player

Important dates for the Academic year 2017-18

Availability of Admission forms

2nd February 2017 to 11th March 2017

Forms open for editing

10th March 2017 to 15th March 2017

Issue of admit cards

8th April 2017 to 13th April 2017

Last date for submitting Qualifying degree

15th September 2017

Admission closed

30th September 2017

Academic session starts: continuing semester/annual classes

17th July 2017

Academic session starts: first semester/ 1st year classes

1st August, 2017


Available College Facilities

Jamia Milia Islamia's infrastructure is good and has been accredited with 'A' grade by NAAC. The students are ensured with various facilities of Hostel, Canteen, Classrooms, laboratories, Internet and Projectors. The classrooms are highly maintained to ensure better teaching and projectors are used where the teaching and learning process is made easy through e-learning. The University's Zakir Hussain library is one of the biggest ones in the Country. There are separate Hostel Buildings for girls and boys.There is also the availability of a Mess or Canteen and the University is located in a well-connected area of the city, having various eating hubs around. Jamia has now completed 96 years of its academic life and sports and Games definitely claim a fair share in the progress of the institution.


The University has separate Hostels for boys and girls. The boys' hostel is known as M.M.A. Jauhar Hall or Dr Zakir Hussain Hall. The girls' hostel, on the other hand, is known as Mridula Sarabhai Working Women's' Hostel.


Ranji Trophy matches are a regular event every year at the Jamia Cricket ground. The University has also hosted Women's Cricket Test matches, Women World Cup matches and Blinds Cricket World Cup matches in the past. The sports complex of the University is called the Bhopal Ground. It consists of a Centrally Air-Conditioned Indoor Games Stadium along with a Viewers Gallery meeting all the International standards.

Facilities available in Sports

  • Swimming Pool
  • Basketball Court
  • Tennis Court
  • Cricket Ground
  • Football Ground
  • Badminton Court
  • Shooting Ranges
  • Table Tennis
  • Volleyball Court

Established in 1920, this library is known as the Dr Zakir Hussain Library and was named former President of India and Jamia's former Vice-Chancellor in 1973. The library is air-conditioned and well-equipped with all latest technology. It has a stacking capacity of approximately 6 lakh books and a seating capacity of 1300 users. Its Digital Resource Centre facilitates access to e-journals and other digital e-resources.



Facilities available in Library

  • Number of books
  • Number of online journals
  • Number of magazine subscriptions
  • Computerized library
  • Book bank facility