Central University Jamia Millia Islamia University, New Delhi

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Jamia Millia University (Central University), New Delhi, came into existence in 1988 by an Act of Parliament, as per the uniform procedure followed for all Central Universities in India.

It has 29 departments and 121 courses are offered at the graduation and post-graduation levels. The number of students registered with the University is almost around 14, 000 along with 612 faculties. The University also has some foreign students from different countries in its rolls.


The faculties and centers for learning are as follows:

  1. Faculty of Humanities and Languages

  2. Faculty of Social Sciences

  3. Faculty of Natural Sciences

  4. Faculty of Education

  5. Faculty of Engineering and Technology

  6. Faculty of Law

  7. Faculty of Architecture and Ekistics

University Centers

  1. Academic Staff College

  2. Academy of Third World Studies

  3. A. J. K. Mass Communication Research Centre

  4. Barkat Ali Firaq State Resource Centre

  5. Centre for Coaching and Career Planning

  6. Centre for Culture Media & Governance

  7. Centre for Dental Studies

  8. Centre for Distance and Open Learning

  9. Centre for Gandhian Studies

  10. Centre for Information Technology

  11. Centre for Interdisciplinary Research in Basic Sciences

  12. Centre for Jawaharlal Nehru Studies

  13. Centre for Management Studies

  14. Centre for Professional Development of Urdu Teacher

  15. Centre for Spanish and Latin American Studies

  16. Centre for Theoretical Physics

  17. Centre for the Study of Comparative Religions and Civilizations

  18. Centre for West Asian Studies

  19. Dr. K R Narayanan Centre for Dalit and Minorities Studies

  20. Dr. Zakir Husain Institute of Islamic Studies

  21. Jamia's Prem Chand Archives and Literary Centre

  22. Nelson Mandela Center for Peace and Conflict Resolution

  23. Sarojini Naidu Centre for Women's Studies

  24. University Counseling & Guidance Centre

  25. Centre for Physiotherapy & Rehabilitation Sciences

Administrative Posts

  • Amir-i-Jamia (Chancellor): Mr. Fakhruddin T. Khorakiwala
  • Shaikhul Jamia (Vice Chancellor): Prof. Mushirul Hasan
  • Naib-Shaikhul Jamia (Pro-Vice Chancellor)
  • Musajjil (Registrar)

Courses in Humanities

The following courses in Humanities and Languages are offered by the University:

  • English Literature
  • English Language Teaching
  • Urdu
  • History
  • Hindi
  • MA
  • Arabic
  • English
  • Hindi
  • History
  • Islamic Studies
  • Persian
  • Urdu
  • BA (Hons)
  • Arabic/English/Hindi/Persian/Urdu/Islamic Studies/History
  • BA/BA (Vocational) Functional Hindi
  • PG Diploma in Mass Media and Creative Writing (Hindi)
  • Evening/Self-financing courses that are available are as under:
  • PG Diploma in TV Journalism
  • PG Diploma in Professional Urdu
  • Hindustani
  • Official Languages Hindi Advance Diploma
  • Modern Arabic Language & Translation
  • French
  • Russian
  • Modern Persian
  • Diploma
  • Urdu Language & Proficiency (for foreign students only)
  • Modern Arabic Language
  • French
  • Russian
  • Modern Persian
  • Certificate
  • Modern Arabic Language
  • French
  • Russian
  • Italian
  • Modern Persian

Courses on Science and Technology

The courses offered by the university on Science and Technology are as follows:

  • PhD
  • MSc (Electronics)
  • MTech (Electrical Power Systems Management)
  • MTech (Environmental Science and Engineering)
  • BTech
  • Civil Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Electronics & Communication
  • Computer Engineering
  • Diploma in Civil Engineering
  • Diploma in Mechanical Engineering
  • Diploma in Electrical Engineering
  • Diploma in Electronics and Communication
  • Diploma in Compuer Engineering (Evening/Self-Financing)
  • MBA

Courses on BE

Bachelor Of Engineering is available with the following subjects:

  • Civil
  • Mechanical
  • Electrical
  • Electronics & Communication Engineering
  • Computer Engineering

Diploma in Engineering

Diploma in Engineering is available in the following subjects:

  • Civil
  • Mechanical
  • Electrical
  • Electronics
  • Computer Engineering

Courses in Social Sciences

The courses offered by the University on Social Sciences are as follows:

  • MA/MSc (Extension Education)
  • MCom (Business Management)
  • MA in Public Administration (Self-finance)
  • Master of International Business (MIB) (Self-financing)
  • BA (Hons)
  • Economics
  • Sociology
  • Political Science
  • Social Work
  • Psychology
  • BCom (Hons)
  • BBS (Bachelor of Business Studies) (Hons)
  • BIBF (Bachelor of International Business and Finance) (Hons)
  • BA with Computer Applications (BACA)
  • BA
  • PG Diploma in Human Rights and Duties Education
  • PG Diploma in Counseling

Besides the aforesaid, many other courses on law and natural sciences are also available.


The prospectus for admission is available at the University from the month of April and the prices of the forms are Rs. 200 for general streams and Rs. 500 for special streams like Engineering and Technology, Architecture and Mass Communication.

Candidates have to appear for an entrance test followed by an interview.


  • Address: Jamia Millia Islamia, Jamia Nagar, New Delhi, 110025, India.
  • Phone No. 91 (11) 26981717.
  • Fax: + 91 (11) 2698 0229
  • Email: vc@jmi.ac.in
  • Website: www.jmi.nic.in