Jamia Millia Islamia (JMI) Vice Chancellor Prof. Najma Akhtar (JMI) called on Hon’ble Minister of Civil Aviation Shri Jyotiraditya M. Scindia on his invitation at his office. Shri Scindia, who himself is highly educated from some of the world’s topmost institution like Harvard University and Stanford Graduate School of Business was very keen to know the developments in higher education sector and was aware about the progress of JMI in recent years.
Prof. Najma Akhtar briefed the Hon’ble Minister about recent achievements of the university in the last few years. Shri Scindia was very happy to know that JMI is a NAAC A++ accredited (topmost grade) central university which is placed among the top three universities of the country in NIRF India Rankings 2023 released by the Ministry of Education (MoE) for the second consecutive year. The university is continuously improving its international ranking too. Achievements of the central government in the last nine years and things to be done for the successful implementations of New Education Policy (NEP) 2020 were also discussed during the meeting.
The Vice Chancellor also informed Shri Scindia that the university is successfully running a BSc Aeronautics course from 2018. This is a dual degree course which is being awarded by JMI and a Certificate of Recognition (C of R) in Aircraft Maintenance Engineering dually approved by the DGCA, Govt. of India is also given to students.