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Jamia Millia Islamia to Establish Medical College and Expand Globally: VC Najma Akhtar

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In a significant development, Jamia Millia Islamia (JMI) is set to embark on a transformative journey, with the Union Government granting approval for the establishment of a medical college within the institution. The momentous announcement was made by JMI’s Vice Chancellor, Prof. Najma Akhtar. Furthermore, the university has exciting plans to extend its global footprint by opening an international campus in the Middle East. In this update, we delve into these groundbreaking developments and share additional highlights from the prestigious institution.

Medical College Approval:

JMI’s journey toward becoming a comprehensive healthcare education hub is taking a momentous step forward with the imminent establishment of a medical college. Addressing the gathering, Prof. Najma Akhtar expressed her delight at the long-awaited approval, emphasizing the university’s commitment to providing a holistic healthcare education experience.

“We have dentistry, physiotherapy, and first aid health centers, but a medical college has been missing in Jamia. As a VC, I have always requested 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 announced at the ceremony.

Global Expansion:

In addition to the remarkable development of the medical college, Prof. Najma Akhtar unveiled JMI’s ambitious plans for global expansion. The university is actively working towards opening an international campus in the Middle East, marking a significant milestone in its journey towards global recognition.

Academic Excellence:

Highlighting JMI’s outstanding achievements, the Vice Chancellor pointed out that the institution secured a prestigious rank among the top 3 institutes in the National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF) for the second consecutive year. She further mentioned that JMI has been steadily climbing the ladder in international rankings, reaffirming its commitment to academic excellence.

Centenary Year Convocation:

JMI is currently celebrating its Centenary Year, and as part of the festivities, the university hosted a grand Convocation at Vigyan Bhawan. Approximately 12,500 students, including those who graduated in 2019 and 2020, were honored with degrees and diplomas during this momentous event.

The Chief Guest for the ceremony was the Vice President of India, Jagdeep Dhankhar, while Dharmendra Pradhan, Minister of Education, Skill Development, and Entrepreneurship, presided over the convocation.

Jamia Millia Islamia’s recent announcements regarding the establishment of a medical college and its global expansion plans reflect the university’s unwavering commitment to providing world-class education and healthcare services. As JMI continues to make strides in academic excellence and global recognition, it remains dedicated to shaping the future of healthcare education in India and beyond.

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