Campus Companion: Jamia’s Latest Independent Student Magazine

Campus Companion Magazine Cover

Keeping with the literary culture of Jamia, combined with an ever increasing entrepreneurial spirit among the students, a group of Jamia students from the humanities faculty have come together to publish a trilingual fortnightly literary magazine called, Campus Companion. Among others, Campus Companion is principally the combined effort of its three editors: Ghulam Sarwar (2015), B.A. English; Nisar Ahmed (2015), ...

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Tarana Jamia Millia Islamia

Feature pic Jamia Tarana

Jamia Millia Islamia (Urdu: جامعہ ملیہ اسلامیہ, Hindi: जामिया मिलिया इस्लामिया, translation: National Islamic University ) is a public central university located in Delhi. It was established at Aligarh in United Provinces, India in 1920. It became a Central University by an act of the Indian Parliament in 1988. Jamia Motto: “Allammal Insaana Maalam Yalam” (Taught man that which he ...

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French Language Students of CELAS Hold Freshers Party

Ms. Maitree Chatterjee & Mr. Xavier Gros (2nd & 3rd from left) with Miss & Mr. Fresher at the Center for European and Latin American Studies, JMI; Saturday, Oct. 5, 2013 (Photo: Manzar Imam)

French language students of the Centre for European and Latin American Studies (CELAS), Jamia Millia Islamia (JMI) organized a freshers’ party on Saturday 5 October, 2013 at Nelson Mandela House, Mujeeb Bagh, JMI. Students of Advanced Diploma, Diploma and Certificate in French took part in the get-together and showcased their talent by singing, dancing, poetry recitation and other activities. One ...

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Gerda Philipsborn Day Care Centre for Jamia Students and Staff

Few of the children at the Gerda Philipsborn Day Care Centre, JMI; Tuesday, Oct. 1, 2013 (Photo: R. Nithya)

A signboard outside the Jamia school gate reads “Gerda Philipsborn Day Care Centre.” For those who are unaware, Jamia facilitates, on its school campus, a crèche for the young children of Jamia students and staff. The building of Gerda Philipsborn Day Care Centre also houses the Mushir Fatma Jamia Nursery School, which occupies the major portion of the building. The ...

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Freshers Party 2013 – Dept. of Biotechnology

Mister and Miss Freshers at the Dept. of Biotechnology;  Saturday, Sept. 21, 2013 (Photo: Courtesy Ishfaq Majeed)

The Department of Biotechnology organized a Freshers Party at the newly built Srinivasa Ramanujan Block on 21 September 2013. Being one colorful affair, the freshers bash thrown by the students of Biotechnology rocked the day for all the party attendees. The very purpose of it was to welcome new-comers in a friendly atmosphere to encourage their creative impulses to boost ...

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How India Became a Second Home For Me

Kelvin Olisamuni.

I am Kelvin Olisamuni, a Nigerian, currently studying M.A. Political Science at Jamia Millia Islamia University. Coming to India for studies was never on my mind until one Monday morning when my parents popped the question of me studying in India. I smiled immediately and said why not. Later, I googled India like never before! Finally, here I am in ...

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Discourse Outside the Classroom

Chai-wala in-front of the old Zakir Husain Library (Photo: Courtesy Episteme)

Visit any university or college and you’ll find students huddled together- in lawns and in corridors, in canteen and outside the library- participating actively in the discussions of national and international matters. They carry themselves with intelligence and confidence as youth should carry. Not just that, they have a world of their own. This world, in Jamia Millia Islamia, becomes ...

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