New Delhi, January 4— Jamia Millia Islamia (JMI), a premier central university in the national capital, made several achievements in the year 2020 – from improving its global and national ranking among universities to showing great performance in the Civil Services examination to developing a saliva-based testing kit to detect COVID-19.
On the eve of New Year last week, the Vice Chancellor’s office released a list of the major achievements of the university in the year 2020:
Jamia scales high in Moscow based RUR World University Ranking2020
Jamia Millia Islamia has been ranked at 538 position worldwide by Moscow-based Round University Ranking (RUR) 2020 among the world’s 1100 universities assessed, improving its position from 631 last year.
JMI maintains its position in QS World University Rankings, improves position in Engineering &Technology in THE Subject Rankings
Jamia Millia maintained its position for third consecutive year in the coveted Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) World University Rankings-2021. JMI retained its rank at 751-800 even as number of universities getting ranked by QS increased this year.
JMI ranked at 15th position among Indian institutions including IISc and IITs while at 6th among universities in India.
First time JMI placed among top 10 universities in MHRD’s NIRF-2020 India Ranking
Significantly enhancing its position, Jamia Millia Islamia has for the first time figured in top ten universities in the MHRD’s National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF) India Ranking Report -2020 released by the HRD Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal ‘Nishank’.
JMI has been ranked at the 10th position in the country in universities category, improving its position from 12 last year.
Faculty of Dentistry shines bright in MDS Entrance Examinations 2020
Bachelor of Dental Surgery (BDS) graduates from the Faculty of Dentistry (FOD), Jamia Millia Islamia shine again in the national level Master of Dental Surgery (MDS) entrance examination conducted by All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS). 4 graduates of FOD cleared the entrance test including the 2nd topper. A total of 15 graduates from FOD cleared various national level MDS entrance tests this year.
JMI achieves ‘Outstanding Performance’ on the targets set for evaluation by the MHRD
It is a matter of pride for the Jamia to achieve an outstanding performance in a performance evaluation done by the Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD).
For the year 2019-20, JMI has secured 95.23% score in an overall assessment, as indicated in a letter sent by the MHRD. This is an indication that the administration and faculty members are highly focussed on achieving the target and have potential to deliver.
30 students from RCA, JMI selected in UPSC’s Civil Services Exam 2019
30 candidates who received coaching and training in the Residential Coaching Academy (RCA) of Jamia Millia Islamia have been selected in UPSC’S Civil Services Exam 2019. 25 of them were residing in RCA and 05 were trained at the mock interview programme of the centre. This is the biggest selected group in the country from any public coaching centre.
JMI improves its show in Times Higher Education World University Rankings-2021
Jamia Millia is among the very few academic institutions from India which has improved its position in the prestigious Times Higher Education (THE) World University Rankings 2021.
The university has maintained its position among the top 601-800 institutions of the world. There are 15 institutes in this band from India wherein 5 are institutes of technology and 10 are universities. Among the universities, JMI is at the 3rd position.
12 students of RCA of Jamia Millia selected in UP PCS-2018
Uttar Pradesh Public Service Commission (UPPSC) today declared the results of Combined State/Upper Subordinate Services (General/Special Recruitment) Exam-2018, commonly known as PCS-2018.
12 students who received coaching and training in the Residential Coaching Academy (RCA) of Jamia Millia Islamia have cleared the exam. 24 students of the centre appeared in the final interview held in July-August 2020.
Researchers at JMI develops MI-SEHAT, saliva-based testing kit to detect COVID-19
In a path-breaking discovery, the team of scientists from Multidisciplinary Centre for Advanced Research and Studies (MCRAS), Jamia Millia, Dr. Mohan C Joshi, Assistant Professor (UGC-FRP &DBT/Wellcome Trust India Alliance fellow), Dr. Tanveer Ahmad, Assistant Professor (UGC-FRP) and Dr. Jawed Iqbal, Ramalingaswami Fellow (DBT), in collaboration with Dr. Rohit Kumar from VMMC (Safdarjung Hospital) and Dr. Gagan Deep Jhingan, CEO of Valerian Chem Ltd has developed RNA extraction free saliva-based detection technology for COVID-19.
The technology is named MI-SEHAT (Mobile Integrated Sensitive Estimation and High- specificity Application for Testing) and can be used as point of care (POC) device for COVID-19 detection in the field with a provision for at-home testing.
Three JMI Research Scholars crack UPPSC Examination, selected for the post of Unani Medical Officer
Three PhD scholars (Unani Medicine) from the Department of Biotechnology, Jamia Millia, have been selected for the post of Unani Medical Officer through an all-India level selection examination conducted by Uttar Pradesh Public Service Commission (UPPSC) Prayagraj during October 13-16, 2020. These Medical Officers will work as Doctors in CGHS Dispensaries and as Research Officer under Ministry of AYUSH.
Jamia Millia Islamia marks 100 years, pledges to achieve new heights
Jamia Millia Islamia completed 100 years on October 29, 2020 of its foundation after making a very humble beginning at Aligarh, UP on 29th October 1920.
University of Stanford, USA adjudged Jamia’s Prof. Imran Ali as number one scientist of Analytical Chemistry in India; 12 other JMI researchers shine in global list of top 2 % scientists
Two Nanoscience Researchers from JMI selected for Prime Minister Research Fellowship (PMRF)
It is a matter of great pride for the Jamia Millia Islamia that two of its research scholars, Ms Marya Khan and Ms Abgeena Shabir, from Centre for Nanoscience and Nanotechnology (CNN) have been selected for the coveted Prime Minister Research Fellowship (PMRF) under the Lateral Entry category of the May-2020 drive.
JMI Researchers invent solar powered Disinfection Tunnel for COVID-19, published in Official Journal of Patent Office, GoI
Researchers at the Department of Mechanical Engineering, Jamia Millia have developed a “Solar Powered Self Generating Disinfection System for Preventing Coronavirus in Remote Places”. The invention has been published in the Official Journal of The Patent Office, Government of India and awaiting grant of patent.
Prof. Mohammad Emran Khan, HoD, Mechanical Engineering and Dr. Osama Khan, Assistant Professor (Contractual), Department of Mechanical Engineering, JMI jointly invented this solar powered disinfection system.