Jamia Millia Islamia (JMI) on Sunday announced that the Union Government has granted permission to start a medical college in JMI.
“We have dentistry, physiotherapy, 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 the permission to establish a medical college at the campus,”the Vice Chancellor JMI Prof. Najma Akhtar announced at the centenary convocation ceremony of the university.
Akhtar also announced that the university plans to soon establish an international campus in the Middle East.
Around 12,500 students including gold medallists who passed in the year 2019 and 2020 were awarded degrees and diplomas during the convocation. Vice President Jagdeep Dhankhar was the Chief Guest of the celebration while the convocation was chaired by the Union Education Minister, Dharmendra Pradhan.