Online admission of Jamia Milia Islamia 2019 begins

Jamia Millia Islamia will start admission process for PhD/ M.Phil, postgraduate, undergraduate and diploma/ certificate programs (except B.Tech. and B.Arch.) for the academic session 2019-20 from March 14, as per IE report.

The online admission forms and e-prospectus is available from March 14 to April 12 for the above-mentioned programmes offered on the official websites – and

Three new programs in self-financing mode are starting in the Department of Tourism and Hospitality Management, JMI from the academic session 2019-20:

  • MBA (Tourism & Travel) (Executive Program)
  • Master of Hotel Management (MHM) (Executive Program)
  • Diploma in Food and Beverages Services

One new program — MBA (Entrepreneurship and Family Business) — in self-financing mode is also starting in Centre for Management Studies (CMS), JMI from the academic session 2019-20.

Jamia Millia Islamia, an institution originally established at Aligarh in United Provinces, India in 1920 became a Central University by an act of the Indian Parliament in 1988. In Urdu language, Jamia means ‘University’, and Millia means ‘National’.

The story of its growth from a small institution in the pre-independence India to a central university located in New Delhi—offering integrated education from nursery to research in specialized areas—is a saga of dedication, conviction and vision of a people who worked against all odds and saw it growing step by step.

Deemed to be University

In 1962, the University Grants Commission declared the Jamia a ‘deemed to be University’. Soon thereafter, the School of Social Work was established in 1967. In 1971, Jamia started the Zakir Husain Institute of Islamic Studies, to honour Dr Zakir Husain, who had passed away in 1969. BE course in Civil Engineering commenced in 1978; in 1981, the faculties of Humanities and Languages, Natural Sciences, Social Science, and the State Resource Centre were founded. In 1983, it started the Mass Communication Research Centre and the Centre for Coaching and Career Planning. In 1985, it established the Faculty of Engineering & Technology and the University Computer Centre. Academic Staff College and the Academy of Third World Studies followed in 1987 and 1988.

Central University

By a Special Act of the Parliament, Jamia Millia Islamia was made a central university of India in December 1988. In the list of the Faculties, i.e. Education, Humanities and Languages, Natural Sciences, Social Sciences. Engineering and Technology, one more Faculty – Faculty of Law, was added in 1989. Many new courses and programmes at UG and PG levels have since been added.

Besides its nine faculties, the Jamia has a number of centres of learning and research, like AJK-Mass Communication Research Centre (MCRC), Academy of International Studies etc. The Jamia is also marching ahead in the field of Information Technology (IT). It offers various undergraduate and postgraduate IT courses. Apart from this, the Jamia has a campus-wide network which connects a large number of its departments and offices.

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