- Vice Chancellor Najma Akhtar has also announced that JMI is aiming to open an international campus in the Middle East soon
Jamia Millia Islamia (JMI) announced that the Union Government has granted permission to establish a medical college at JMI. The news was revealed by Vice-Chancellor JMI Prof. Najma Akhtar.
“We have dentistry, physiotherapy and first aid health centres, but a medical college has been missing in Jamia. As a VC, I have always requested for a medical college, on behalf of my students and faculty. We requested the government of India for the same, and now I am happy to announce that JMI has been granted permission to establish a medical college at the campus,” she said at the ceremony.
Akhtar also revealed JMI’s aspiration to open an international campus in the Middle East in the near future.
The VC also spoke about how JMI has achieved a rank among the top 3 institutes in the NIRF Rankings for the second consecutive year. “Over the past few years, Jamia has also gained positions in international rankings,” she added.
The institute is holding its Centenary Year Convocation today at Vigyan Bhawan. During the ceremony, approximately 12,500 students will be conferred degrees and diplomas, including those who graduated in 2019 and 2022. The event took place at Vigyan Bhawan.
The Chief Guest of the ceremony was Vice President of India, Jagdeep Dhankhar, while Minister of Education, Skill Development and Entrepreneurship Dharmendra Pradhan presided over the convocation.