Muhammad Aarif Khan

Aarif Khan (class of 2013) is a staff writer at Jamia Journal, and a graduate student in the Department of Electronic Engineering. He can be reached via email at: maarifkhan[at]

In Conversation with: Najeeb Jung

Vice-Chancellor Najeeb Jung in his office at Jamia Millia Islamia; Feb. 21, 2013 (Photo: Mohammed Aarif Khan)

[Editor’s Note: This interview with Vice-Chancellor Najeeb Jung was conducted by Muhammad Aarif Khan (a staff writer for Jamia Journal), as a supplement to his article titled “Jamia: The Path to Progress” that details the history of Jamia Millia Islamia from its inception to the present, by examining the lives and the work done by the men who occupied the ...

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Jamia: The Path to Progress

Vice-Chancellor A.M. Khwaja (left) with Jawaharlal Nehru at Jamia in Karol Bagh, New Delhi; 1924 (Photo: Courtesy JMI Archives)

On Oct. 29, 1920, in response to Gandhi’s call to boycott educational institutions run by the Regime, at a moment of confluence of the  anti-colonial Islamic activism and pro-independence aspirations of the politically radical Indian Muslim intelligentsia, a small group of nationalist teachers and students quit the Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) in protest against its pro-British leanings. Born out of ...

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Prof. Tariq Aziz Delivers the 10th Abdus Salam Memorial Lecture

Muhammad Abdus Salaam (Photo: Via Wikipedia - Creative Commons)

On Wednesday, 30th January, 2013, the Faculty of Engineering and Technology hosted the 10th Abdus Salam Memorial Lecture, 2013. The memorial lecture was delivered by Prof. Tariq Aziz, Tata Institute of Fundamental Research, Mumbai on the theme of “Quest for the Genetic Code of the Universe – A legacy of Salam”. The Abdus Salam Memorial Lecture — conducted in memory ...

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AlgoRhythm 2012: F/o Engg. Celebrates Annual Techno-Cultural Festival

Performers form a human pyramid as part of the "Nukkad Natak"; Saturday, March 3, 2012 (Photo: Prateek Singla)

In an endeavor to provide students with an enjoyable and an interactive opportunity along with managerial experience, the Computer Society of India Student Chapter, Jamia Millia Islamia (CSI-JMI) held its three-day annual techo-cultural festival called “AlgoRhythm: The Rhythm of Techno Geeks” from March 2-4, 2012. . The festival was inaugurated by Mr. Shakil-uz-Zama Ansari, Member Secretary, National Commission for OBC. ...

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TEDxJMI: The Choices We Make

(L-R) Roshan Abbas, Sonal Kapoor, Usha Albuquerque, Sonal Mansigh and Naveen Varshneya at the Ansari Audi.; Friday, Oct. 21, 2011 (Photo: Crtsy TEDxJMI)

Jamia Millia Islamia in collaboration with TEDx organized an event called TEDxJMI on Friday, October 21, 2011 in the Dr. M A Ansari Auditorium.   About TED TED, an acronym for Technology, Entertainment and Design is a global set of conferences owned by the private non-profit Sapling Foundation, formed to disseminate “ideas worth spreading.” TED was founded in 1984 as ...

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Workshop on Android OS Application Development in Jamia

Android Workshop - Engg. Tech. - 24 Sept 2011 - Aarif

On the 24th and the 25th of September, a 2-day workshop on “Android OS based Application Development” was held in the faculty of engineering and technology.   The session was organized by the Computer Society of India Student Chapter in collaboration with ARK Technosolutions, a Mumbai based company which imparts training to professionals and students in the fields of mobile ...

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Engineering Societies Conduct Orientation Sessions for New Students

Students in the Project JMIFET session, at the Faculty of Engg.; Tuesday, Aug. 9, 2011 (Photo: Aarif Khan)

Following a week after the orientation programme held by the university for the new engineering students in the Ansari Auditorium, the various engineering societies in the faculty held their own orientation sessions for the new engineering students.   They were hosted on three consecutive working days: August 5, 8 and 9, 2011, each in the auditorium of the Faculty of ...

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A Dastangoi Performance to Mark the Publication of the Book, “In Freedom’s Shade” by Ayesha Kidwai

(L-R) Danish Husain and Mahmood Farooqui; Thursday, March 10, 2011 (Photo: Zeeshan/JJ)

The Outreach Programme of Jamia Millia Islamia, in collaboration with the departments of English, History, Educational Studies and Sarojini Centre for Women’s studies, organized a Dastangoi (storytelling) performance to mark the recent publication of the book, “In Freedom’s Shade” by Ayesha Kidwai, which is an English translation of Anis Kidwai’s book in Urdu titled, “Azadi Ki Chahon Mein.” The book ...

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IEEE at Jamia Holds its Annual Techno-Cultural Festival: ENCOMIUM

ECOMIUM Festival; Jan. 29-30, 2011 (JJ Photo)

The student branch of Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) at Jamia Millia Islamia held their annual techno-cultural festival, ENCOMIUM, on Jan. 29, 2011. The two day extravaganza was held in the Faculty of Engineering and Technology and saw a footfall count of over 5000 comprising of students, participants, and visitors. The festival was widely publicized in colleges all ...

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