|Motto||The Book And Wisdom|
|Chancellor||Syed Hamid Ahmed|
|Vice-Chancellor||M Afshar Alam |
Jamia Hamdard (Urdu: جامعہ ہمدرد) is an institute of higher education deemed to be university located in New Delhi, India. It is a government-funded university. Established in 1989, was formally inaugurated by the then Prime Minister of India Shri Rajiv Gandhi on August 1, 1989. In 2019 it was awarded the Institute of Eminence status by Ministry of Human Resource Development.
The library system consists of a central library and six faculty libraries: the faculties of science, medicine, pharmacy, nursing, Islamic studies, and management studies and information technology. The central library is named ‘Hakim Mohammed Said Central Library’, after the younger brother of the founder.
The university has a computer centre which works as a lab for the Department of Computer Science, computing facilities, and system analysis units, as well as all necessary peripherals and requisite software. There are five laboratories in the computer centre, with facilities for their respective development fields.
The Scholars' House is a guest house for scholars, university guests, outside examiners, members of the selection board, and residential conferences.
It has 12 double-bed rooms, 27 single-bed rooms, and 4 flats. The kitchen also serves doctors of Majeedia Hospital and outsiders upon request.
There is a large convention center in the campus where majority of the seminars and gathering are done. The central hall of convention center is air conditioned and has the seating capacity of more than 200 peoples. It is just located behind the central library of Jamia Hamdard .
Central Instrumentation Facility was established in the Faculty of Pharmacy in July 1990 with the installation of L7 Backman Ultra-centrifuge, Sorval Rt-6000 low-speed centrifuge, DU-64 Backman UV-VIS Spectrometer, Perkin-Elmer 8700 Gas Chromatograph, Perkin-Elmer HPLC and Mettler electronic balance. In the year 1992, gamma-counter, beta-counter and DNA Electrophoresis systems were added to the CIF. Perkin-Elmer Lambda-20 Double-beam UV-VIS spectrophotometer, Perkin-Elmer LS-50 luminescence spectrometer, Bio-rad FT-IR spectrometers and mini-computer facility comprising eight computers, Internet and e-mail facilities are also available in CIF.
The objective of CIF is to provide an instrumentation facility to the researchers of Jamia Hamdard, in addition, to train the Ph.D. and M.Pharm/M.Sc.. students on various equipment. Jamia Hamdard research students operate instruments themselves for their experiments. Ph.D. students, use CIF during late hours and on weekends to complete their experiments. Several M.Pharm and Ph.D. scholars have used the CIF for their research.
The founder of the university Janab Hakeem Abdul Hameed had conceived of starting a medical college in 1953 alongside the Unani system of medicine. The HIMSAR is ranked top 7 among the Indian universities. In July 2012 the Medical Council of India gave permission to Jamia Hamdard to start a medical college on its campus. Before that, the University renamed the erstwhile Majeedia Hospital to Hakeem Abdul Hameed Centenary Hospital (HAH Centenary Hospital) and to attach this to a newly established medical Institute - Hamdard Institute of Medical Sciences of Research (HIMSR). HAH Centenary Hospital has 650 teaching beds currently housing all broad clinical disciplines with blood bank and hospital laboratory services. HIMSR was the sixth medical college in National Capital Territory of Delhi, and the first model hospital in the public-private sector in the capital city of Delhi. The current leadership of the university is Dr. Seyed Ehtesham Hasnain, the Vice-chancellor. The first batch of MBBS students was taken in August 2012. The Institute passed MCI scrutiny for taking the second batch, and has taken the second batch through National Eligibility and Entrance Test (NEET) in August 2013.
The institute conducts research in cancer, diabetes and cardiovascular diseases. The Institute started a one-year postgraduate diploma in Preventive Cardiology in collaboration with All India Heart Foundation and the National Heart Institute, New Delhi. A 550-bed facility is planned. The Hamdard Imaging Centre' has been established to provide medical imaging under one roof. Free OPD facilities are provided to University students, teaching and non-teaching staff, their family members and very poor people. The old Majeedia Hospital is being developed as the training place for the students of the Faculty of Medicine (Unani).
The alumni of Jamia Hamdard are called 'Hamdardian'.
The university offers graduate programmes in Modern Medicine, Information Technology, Computer Applications, Business Management, Physiotherapy and Occupational Therapy.
|University and college rankings|
|General – international|
|QS (Asia) (2020)||301–350|
|QS (BRICS) (2019)||211–220|
|General – India|
|NIRF (Overall) (2020)||37|
|NIRF (Universities) (2020)||21|
|Medical – India|
|Pharmacy – India|
The QS World University Rankings ranked Jamia Hamdard 301–350 in Asia in 2020, and 211–220 among BRICS nations in 2019. In India, it was ranked 37th overall by the National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF) in 2020, 21st among universities, 22nd in the medical ranking and first in the pharmacy ranking.
Jamia Hamdard provides full residential facilities for its staff and students, both in and outside the campus. There are nine residential blocks in the campus which are meant for the residence of all categories of the teaching and non-teaching employees.
Jamia Hamdard has separate girls' and boys' hostels. Every hostel has a common room, reading room, dining hall, and visitors’ room. Number of hostels are as follows:
A gymnasium, basketball ground. Playgrounds for cricket and football(5-A side) are also available.
The university has three canteens which are partially subsidized and are run by contractors.
The university welcomes foreign nationals who have a good academic record and have secured good marks in equivalent qualifying examinations. Preference is given to candidates who have secured good percentile in SAT/GMAT/GRE examinations.
The Foreign Student Cell looks after their rights and benefits. The Foreign Students' advisor looks after the affairs of foreign students. Cultural and social event are organized by the cell every year.
Jamia Hamdard Alumni Association and Jamia Hamdard Pharma Professionals Alumni are two communities on the LinkedIn network.