Jamia Millia Islamia, established in 1920 became a Central University by an act of the Indian Parliament in 1988. The university was established by nationalist Muslim leaders in 1920 prior to partition. Its campus is located in South Delhi. The university provides undergraduate, graduate, and postgraduate information and technology courses.
The Faculties include domains like Education, Humanities & Languages, Natural Sciences, Social Sciences. Engineering & Technology, and Faculty of Law that was added in 1989. Many new courses and programmes at UG and PG levels have since been added.
Besides its nine faculties, the Jamia has a number of centres of learning and research, like AJK-Mass Communication Research Centre (MCRC), Academy of International Studies, Centre for Theoretical Physics and the Academy of Third World Studies (ATWS). The Jamia is also marching ahead in the field of Information Technology (IT). It offers various undergraduate and postgraduate IT courses. Apart from this, the Jamia has a campus wide network which connects a large number of its departments and offices.
Symbiosis Institute of Mass Communication
Symbiosis Institute of Media and Communication - Under Graduate was established in 2008, and has since been striving and successful in carving a niche for itself in the field of Media and Communication. SIMC (UG) is a constituent of Symbiosis International University accredited by NAAC with 'A' grade.
Ranked as the Best Mass Communication College across the country by an India Today survey in 2013, it is one of the most preferred destinations amongst media schools for aspirants to attain a distinct place in this fast thriving sector. The programme, Bachelor of Media Studies (BMS), a three year full-time course, offers a comprehensive understanding through traditional academic learning coupled with research from cyber and experiential learning. SIMC aims to connect, communicate and converge in building symbiotic links with the academia, industry, and community, in the context of media and communication.