Jamia Millia Islamia (JMI) is a central University, established in 1920 at Aligarh which later shifted to Delhi in 1925. The university stands proud with its NIRF 2020 rankings of 16th in the overall category and 10th amongst top Universities in India. JMI offers UG, PG, and Doctoral programs in the fields of Arts, Science, Commerce, Hospitality, Technology, Management, Architecture, Education, and Polytechnic. Admission to all the courses except the B.Tech program is based on marks obtained in the entrance exam conducted by the university itself. Admission to the B.Tech program is based on JEE Main exam scores. Applications for admission are accepted in online mode along with the required application fee and documents. 

JMI Quick Update

June 7: JMIEE 2021 to be held from July 26 to August 28, 2021. Check Here

June 3: JMI PhD Admission delayed by a year: Varsity Officials. Check Here

June 3: JMI to conduct online open-book exams for the current semester. Check Here

June 3: JMI Entrance Exam 2021: June 22 announced as Tentative exam date. Check Here

June 1: JMI introduces 8 new programs and 4 new departments. Check Here

May 18: JMI Admission 2021: Admission Test admit card will be released on July 15. Apply Here

May 18: JMI Admission 2021: Registration Deadline for UG, PG & Ph.D is June 30. Check Here

Graduates from the university in the 2020 placements received the highest salary package of INR 41 LPA and an average salary package of INR 5 LPA. Companies that participated in the 2020 placement cycle were Volvo Eicher, Honda Cars India, TCS, Blue Star Ltd, Rivigo, Apollo Munich, ITC India, etc. The notable alumni of Jamia Millia Islamia include Shah Rukh Khan, Virender Sehwag, Neha Bisht, Kiran Rao, Mouni Roy, and Barkha Dutt.

Latest Updates:

  • Jamia Millia Islamia has been ranked 195 by the Times Higher Education Emerging Economies University Rankings 2021. Earlier in 2020, the university was ranked 533 by the same agency.

Jamia Millia Islamia Highlights

Established | Type 1920 | Central
Recognized by AICTE and UGC
University Rankings 2020

Ranked 2 for Mass Communication by India Today
Ranked 9 for Law by India Today
Ranked 15 for Dental by India Today
Ranked 10 for University by NIRF
Ranked 10 for Architecture by NIRF

Courses offered UG, PG, and Ph.D.
Admission criteria Entrance exam
Accepted exam scores JEE Main, JMI Entrance exam, GATE, and NET, etc.
Application process Online
Gender specific | Course Type Co-ed | Full-time
Highest package INR 18 LPA
Scholarship Merit-based
Top recruiters Volvo Eicher, Honda Cars India, TCS, Blue Star Ltd, Rivigo, Apollo Munich, ITC India, etc.
Official Website  https://www.jmi.ac.in/ 

Jamia Millia Islamia Ranking 2020

Agency Category Rank
Emerging Economies University Rankings 2021 Advanced Emerging, Secondary, or frontier 195
NIRF 2020 Overall 16
MBA 34
B.Tech 28
Dental 19
Architecture 8
IndiaToday Architecture 5
The Week Dental 13
B.Tech 26
Arts 21
Times Higher Education (THE) Overall 601
B.Tech 401
Science  501
Life Science  401
QS Overall 21
US News Overall 1086

Jamia Millia Islamia Courses

Jamia Millia Islamia University has departments teaching Undergraduate, Postgraduate, Doctoral, Diploma, Certificate, and Postgraduate programs in the fields of Arts, Science, Commerce, Engineering, Management, and Pharmacy. Major courses offered by the university are:

Courses Details
B.Tech  Duration: 4 years
Eligibility: 50% aggregate marks in 10+2 in the Science stream
Specializations: Civil, Computer, Electrical, Electronics & Communication, and Mechanical.
Admission criteria: JEE Main
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BE (Evening) Duration: 4 years
Eligibility: 10+2 in science stream
Specializations: Civil, Computer, Electrical, Electronics & Communication, and Mechanical.
Admission criteria: JEE Main
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B.Arch

Duration: 5 years
Eligibility: 50% aggregate marks in 10+2 
Admission criteria: JEE Main (regular)
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B.Sc (Hons.)

Duration: 3 years
Eligibility: 50% aggregate marks in 10+2 in Science
Subjects: Applied Mathematics, Physics, Mathematics, and Chemistry
Admission Criteria: Entrance exam
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BDS Duration: 5 years
Eligibility: 50% aggregate marks in 10+2
Admission criteria: NEET exam
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M.Tech Duration: 2 years
Eligibility: 50% aggregate marks in B.Tech
Specializations: Computer, Earthquake, Control Instrumentation Systems, Electrical Power System Management, Electronics Communication, Environment Science, Mechanical, Machine Design, Thermal, Production & Industrial, and Nanotechnology.
Admission Criteria: Entrance test
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M.Arch

Duration: 2 years
Eligibility: 50% aggregate marks in B.Arch
Specializations: Architecture Pedagogy, Building Services, Health Architecture, Recreation Architecture, Urban Regeneration, and Ekistics.
Admission criteria: Entrance exam
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MCA Duration: 3 years
Eligibility: 50% aggregate marks in BCA
Admission criteria: Entrance exam
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MBA Duration: 2 years
Eligibility: 50% aggregate marks in Graduation
Specializations: Entrepreneurship Family Business, International Business, Executive, and Tourism Travel
Admission criteria: Entrance exam
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MA Duration: 2 years
Eligibility: 50% aggregate marks in Graduation
Subjects: Sanskrit, Applied Psychology, Arabic, Hindi, English, History, Economics, Media Governance, Mass Communication, Islamic Studies, Human Resource Management, Human Rights Duties Education, Public Administration, and Education, etc.
Admission criteria: Entrance test + Interview
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M.Sc Duration: 2 years
Eligibility: 50% aggregate marks in Graduation in a relevant subject
Admission criteria: Entrance exam
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M.Com

Duration: 2 years
Eligibility: 50% aggregate marks in B.Com
Admission criteria: Entrance exam
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LLM Duration: 2 years
Eligibility: 50% aggregate marks in LLB
Admission criteria: Entrance exam
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Ph.D. Duration: 3 years
Eligibility: 50% aggregate marks in Masters in a relevant field
Admission Criteria: Entrance exam + Interview
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Postgraduate Diploma Courses:

  • P.G. Diploma in Molecular Diagnostics
  • PG Diploma in Acting (Self-finance)
  • PG Diploma in Air Space Law)
  • PG Diploma in Broadcast Technology (Self-financed)
  • PG Diploma in Computer Applications
  • PG Diploma in Digital Cartography
  • PG Diploma in Educational Management(Self-financed)
  • PG Diploma in Entrepreneurship, Innovation and Design Thinking
  • PG Diploma in Iranology (Part-time)
  • PG Diploma in Journalism (Hindi Medium) (Self-financed)
  • PG Diploma in Labour Law
  • PG Diploma in Remote Sensing & GIS Application
  • PG Diploma in Still Photography & Visual Communication (Self-financed)
  • PG Diploma in T.V Journalism (Hindi Medium) (Self-financed)
  • PG Diploma in Urdu Mass Media

Advanced Diploma Programmes (11)

  • Advanced Diploma in Counseling Psychology (Self-financed)
  • Advanced Diploma in French (part-time)
  • Advanced Diploma in Italian (part-time)
  • Advanced Diploma in Modern Arabic Language and Translation
  • Advanced Diploma in Modern Persian
  • Advanced Diploma in Pashto
  • Advanced Diploma in Portuguese
  • Advanced Diploma in Public Health
  • Advanced Diploma in Russian (part-time)
  • Advanced Diploma in Spanish (part-time)
  • Advanced Diploma in Turkish (Part-time)

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Jamia Millia Islamia Admission

Jamia Millia Islamia admission process starts in the month of April generally. The university runs various undergraduate, postgraduate, doctoral, diploma, and certificate courses in multiple streams. Jamia Millia Islamia's admission is done through an entrance test score.

The university conducts its own entrance exam for admission to all courses.

Eligibility for UG Courses -

  • To be eligible for admission to any undergraduate program, applicants should have passed class 12 in the relevant stream from a reputed board.
  • The selection is done through the Entrance Exam which is conducted by the university itself.

Eligibility for PG Courses -

  • The minimum eligibility to apply for master's courses is a graduate degree in a relevant stream from a recognized university or institute.
  • Admission is done on the basis of entrance exam score conducted by the university.

Eligibility for Doctorate Courses

  • Applicants having a master’s degree in the required stream are only eligible to apply for research courses.
  • The selection is done through the university entrance test.

Jamia Millia Islamia B.Tech/ B.Arch Admission

  • Students seeking admission to B.Tech or B.Arch program need to appear for JEE Main.
  • Shortlisted candidates on the basis of their rank obtained in JEE Main are called for admission process.

Jamia Millia Islamia B.D.S Admission

  • For admission to the BDS program in Jamia Millia Islamia, students have to qualify for NEET.
  • Those who will successfully qualify for the NEET Exam are only considered for admission.

Read More: Jamia Millia Islamia Admission 2020

Jamia Millia Islamia Result

Jamia Millia Islamia announces results of semester exams and entrance tests through its official website. Students can check their results by entering the roll no. printed on the admit card. Generally, the results for semester exams are announced in the month of December and May. If the students are not satisfied with their marks in the semester exams they can also apply for the revaluation of their answer sheets within 15 days after the results are announced. To check JMI results, follow the below-given steps:

  • Visit the home page of the JMI.
  • In the main menu, click on the ‘Examination’ section.
  • In the drop-down menu, click on the ‘Results’ section.
  • After clicking on ‘Results’, you will be redirected to the listing page.
  • Now click on your desired course link.
  • Enter your Roll Number & Submit.
  • Now save & download the scorecard for future use.

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Jamia Millia Islamia Cut off

JMI BFA, B.Tech, and B.Arch Cut off 2020

Category B.Tech cut off B.Arch cut off B.Arch (Self-financing) BFA Cut off
General 6225 324 905 68.75
MM 12766 1139 2492 61.00
Muslim OBC/ ST 19405 1714 2806 58.25
Muslim Women 39274 2228 3398 3398
Jamia (internal) 31294 4594 6789 6789
JK 27894 2373 6386 6386
KM 119585 13241 80725 80725
PWD/ PD/ Blindness/ Low Vision 53699 78178 - -
PWD/ PD- Hearing Impairment 48739 - -
PWD/ PD- Locomotor disability or Cerebral Palsy 141689 - -
PWD/ PD- Muscular Distropy 118488 - -

The table below shows 2019 (round 1) cut off for the BA LLB (Hons.) program:

Category Marks
General 96
Kashmiri Migrants 52
OBC 81
Muslim 88
Women Candidates 80

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Jamia Millia Islamia Placements

Jamia Millia Islamia has a great placement cell which gathers the best placement opportunities for its students. Students of almost all the departments get placed who participate in the placement cycle. Given below are the highlights of 2020 placements:

  • A total of 52 companies participated in the placement cycle and offered 257 jobs to the students.
  • The highest salary package for the year 2020 was INR 41 LPA whereas the average salary package remained at INR 5 LPA.
  • The majority of the students placed belonged to the B.Tech program.
  • The highest CTC has significantly increased, from INR 18 LPA in 2019 to INR 41 LPA in 2020.
  • The highest-paying companies in the recruitment cycle were
Company Salary package
Innovaccer Analytics Pvt Ltd. INR. 18 LPA
Adobe Systems  INR. 15.60 LPA
Springboard INR 15 LPA
Trident India  INR 9 LPA
Vedanta Ltd. INR 7.95 LPA
Zee Entertainment INR 7 LPA

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Jamia Millia Islamia Scholarships

Jamia Millia Islamia offers several scholarships to the different sections of the society. Some of the major scholarships are mentioned below:

  • Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam and M.F.H. Beg Scholarship
  • JTA's Scholarship 2018
  • Dr. A. P. J. Abdul Kalam Scholarship 2017-2018
  • M.F.H. Beg Education Fund (Scholarship) 2017-2018
  • Jamia Teachers' Scholarship for the session 2017-18
  • Lok Sabha Research Fellowship 2018-19

List of scholarships for Jamia Students

  • Jamia Merit Scholarships
  • Merit Scholarship of the Centre for Management Studies for MBA I & II semester (Full time)
  • Means Scholarship of the Centre for Management Studies for MBA (Full time)
  • Scholarship for International Exchange Programme, offered by the Centre for Management Studies
  • Jamia Teachers Scholarship
  • SC/ST /OBC/Minorities Scholarships from various States
  • Jamia Central Scholarships
  • Sponsored Scholarship

Jamia Millia Islamia Faculty

The prominent faculty members of the JMI are well-educated and highly qualified in their relevant fields. The majority of the faculty members hold a doctoral degree in their relevant fields. There are currently 705 regular faculty members working in various positions. Jamia Millia Islamia has 566 Ph.D. holders, 136 Associate Professors, and 276 Assistant Professors.

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Jamia Millia Islamia Hostel

Jamia University offers a total of 12 hostel buildings to its students including 7 hostels for boys and 5 hostels for girls. The university also offers accommodation to PH students. Rooms at hostels are 3 and 4 seaters in nature. The capacity of each hostel is given in the table below: 

Hostel Name Seats

Boys

Fazalur Rahman Khan Hostel 366
Dr. B.R. Ambedkar Hostel 150
Sir A.M. Khwaja Hostel 108
Allama Iqbal Hostel 250
E.J. Kellat Hostel 168
Shafiqur Rehman Kidwai Hostel 120
Obaidullah Sindhi Hostel 35

Girls

Gerda Philipsborn Hostel (GP) 183
Aruna Asaf Ali Hostel (AAA) 66
Begum Anis Kidwai Hostel (BAK) 263
Bi Amma Hostel 387
Bi Amma Hostel - Annexe 40

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Jamia Millia Islamia Notable Alumni

  • Shah Rukh Khan
    • Indian actor, film producer, and television personality
  • Virender Sehwag
    • Former Indian cricketer
  • Barkha Dutt
    • Indian television journalist and author
  • Anjana Om Kashyap
    • Indian Journalist and anchor
  • Kiran Rao
    • Indian film producer, screenwriter, and director
  • Mouni Roy
    • Indian actress, Kathak dancer, and former model
  • Nidhi Bisht
    • Indian casting director, filmmaker, Lawyer, actress, and writer
  • Kabir Khan
    • Film director, Screenwriter, and Cinematographer

Jamia Millia Islamia Start-ups

Students, under the guidance of the Centre for Innovation and Entrepreneurship (CIE), have launched 7 start-ups at JMI. A brief about the same is given below:

  • Maatritvaa
  • PFRepo Technologies Pvt. Ltd.
  • Metro Footwears
  • Grabit
  • Nexus Evergreen Energy Pvt. Ltd
  • FINFO
  • ZA Care: HVAC and Fire-fighting Solutions

Jamia Millia Islamia University FAQ

Ques. What courses are offered under self-financing for the MA program?

Ans. Jamia Milia Islamia offers MA (self-financing) programs in subjects such as Convergent Journalism, Development Communication, and Visual Effect & Animation. The minimum eligibility required for the same is 45% marks in Graduation. Candidates are shortlisted for admission on the basis of marks obtained in the entrance exam conducted by the university.

Ques. Do students get sponsored in the form of scholarships at JMI?

Ans. Yes, students get sponsored through various scholarships offered by the university:

  • Sponsored Scholarships for students in various Faculties/Centres of Jamia
  • Islamic Studies Scholarship for the topper student of Department of Islamic Studies
  • Scholarship for topper student of the Department of Arabic
  • Barrister and Mrs. Nooruddin Ahmad and Fareed Ahmad Scholarships
  • Razmi Rizwan Husain Memorial Scholarship
  • E. J. Kellat Scholarship
  • Scholarship for the topper Student of each Faculty
  • Faculty of Education Merit Scholarship (For M. Ed. Students)
  • Faculty of Education Merit Scholarship (For students from Languages, Social Sciences and Sciences Stream)
  • Prof. S. C. Shukla Scholarship
  • Prof. Saeed Ansari Memorial Scholarship
  • Jawahar Bhavan Trust Scholarship
  • Qazi Mohd. Ahmad Memorial Scholarship
  • Mirza Mehmood Beg Scholarship
  • Ms. Neelofar Scholarship Fund
  • Dr. A. R. Saiyed Scholarship
  • Prof Hajira Kumar Memorial Scholarship
  • Mohammed Ajaz Student Top Excellence Reward (MASTER)
  • Nasima Begum Educational Award for Topper (NEAT) Scholarship
  • Tabassum Ajaz Winner Award for First Class Students(TA WAFS)
  • Lubna Ajaz Initiative for Knowledge and Education (LIKE)
  • Sophia Ajaz Magnanimous Initiative for Learning & Education (SMILE)
  • Simmi Ajaz Winner Award for Best Students (SAWABS)
  • Late Mr. Masood-ul-Haque Scholarship

Ques. How are students given admission to the hostels at JMI?

Ans. Students for the hostel admissions are shortlisted on a merit basis followed by an interview round.

Ques. Is Jamia Millia Islamia and Jamia Hamdard University the same?

Ans. No, Jamia Millia Islamia and Jamia Hamdard are two different Universities in Delhi. Jamia Millia Islamia is a central university whereas Jamia Hamdard University is deemed to be a university. Jamia Hamdard University is located in Hamdard Nagar, Tughlakabad institutional area (New Delhi - 110062, Delhi NCR, India) whereas Jamia Millia Islamia University is located in Maulana Mohammad Ali Jauhar Marg, Jamia Nagar (New Delhi - 110025, Delhi NCR, India).

Ques. Is it difficult to take admission to Jamia Millia Islamia University?

Ans. Yes, it is difficult to take admission to JMI as the no. of applicants is large in number and the seats offered by the university are less.

Ques. What Muslim quota does Jamia Millia Islamia have?

Ans. Jamia Millia Islamia has the following categories in the Muslim quota:

  • Overall, 50% of seats at the university are reserved for the Muslim quota.
  • It has a 30% general Muslim quota
  • 10% Muslim OBC quota
  • 10% of Muslim women's quota.

Ques. How to reach Jamia Millia Islamia?

Ans. To reach JMI, you can opt for roadways, airways, and trains. The university is well-connected to all parts of Delhi. It is 25 km from IGI airport. It is 16 km from the Old and New Delhi railway station. From the Inter-State Bus Terminus, Kashmiri Gate the distance of Jamia is 20 km., whereas from Vivek Vihar and Sarai Kale Khan Bus Terminus the Jamia is at a distance of 16 km. and 6 km. respectively.

Ques. Are there any affiliated colleges under JMI?

Ans. No, there are no affiliated colleges under JMI University. The university has departments only.

Ques. How can I apply for a degree or certificates at JMI University?

Ans. To apply for the degree or certificate at JMI University, you must write an application to the Controller of Examinations, Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi-110025. 

Ques. Does the university offer any distance courses?

Ans. Yes, JMI University offers the following distance courses:

  • Bachelor of Engg. (B.E.) in Civil, Electrical, Mechanical, Electronics & Communication Engg.
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Computer Applications (PGDCA)
  • Bachelor of Library & Information Sciences
  • MBA