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When was Jamia Millia Islamia established? <p>The Jamia Millia Islamia was established in the year 1920.</p>
What does Jamia Millia Islamia mean? <p>In Urdu Jamia means 'University' and Millia means 'National'.</p>
Tell me more about Jamia Millia Islamia. <p>Jamia Millia Islamia is a Central University created through the Act of Indian Parliament in 1988. The University is open to all persons irrespective of caste, color and creed.</p>
How to reach Jamia Millia Islamia? <p>Jamia Millia Islamia is located on the south-east corner of Delhi. One may reach the University by road. It is well-connected to all parts of Delhi. From the Indira Gandhi International Airport, it is situated at a distance of 25 kms. From the New Delhi and Old Delhi Railway Stations, the distance to Jamia is about 16 kms. From the Inter State Bus Terminus, Kashmiri Gate the distance of Jamia is 20 kms., whereas from Vivek Vihar and Sarai Kale Khan Bus Terminus the Jamia is at a distance of 16 kms. and 6 kms. respectively.</p>
I am often confused with Jamia Millia Islamia and Jamia Hamdard . Please clarify. <p>Jamia Millia Islamia and Jamia Hamdard are two different universities. Jamia Millia Islamia is a central university.</p>
What is the relation between the Jamia schools and the University? <p>Jamia schools are an integral part of the University. The University itself runs the schools and conducts the examinations of all the courses. These schools also form part of the practicing schools for the Faculty of Education, JMI.</p>
Does Jamia Millia Islamia have any affiliated Colleges? <p>No, the Jamia does not have any affiliated colleges .</p>
How should I apply for Admissions to Jamia Millia Islamia- M.A.(Social Work) ? <p>Every year the University advertises in national newspapers about the admissions to various courses. Similar information is also available on the website of Jamia.</p>
How can I fill an application form for JMIEE - M.A.(Social Work) ? <p>Online Mode: The Admission Application Form may also be submitted Online on JMI’s website. Candidates applying through online mode must read instructions available on the webpage for admission. <br /> <strong>NOTE:</strong> Application Fee is non Refundable and no correspondence on this subject will be entertained.</p>
What is Social Work? <p>Social Work is a professional and academic discipline that seeks to improve the quality of life and wellbeing of individuals, groups, and communities. The discipline prepares and equips students with necessary skills and competencies to work at different levels with individuals, communities and organizations. The interventions are made through research, at the level of policy formulation, community development, direct practice, and teaching with the focus being on human rights and justice. Research is often focused on areas such as development, social policy, social welfare administration, program evaluation and social concerns. Social Work is an interdisciplinary field which includes theories from Economics, Education, Sociology, Medicine, Philosophy, Politics, Anthropology, Psychology and Management. Social Workers are organized into local, national, continental and international professional bodies.</p>
Is it must to attach photocopies of my educational certificates? <p>No it is not required. </p>
Do I need to submit an affidavit and documentary proof for the category I’m applying under for admission? <p>You have to attach it if you are applying under these two categories Muslim OBC and Muslim SC/ST .</p>
Do you have any centres for entrance test outside Delhi? <p>No you will have to come to Delhi to appear in the entrance test. </p>
Where should I check for the list of candidates called for Entrance/ interview, short-listed candidate selected for admission and waiting list? <p>Candidates are strongly advised to regularly check the University website .</p>
How will I receive my Admit card? <p>It can be downloaded after completing the application .</p>
What are the minimum qualifications for the admission? <p>B.A. (Hons.) three years course in Social Work / Sociology / Psychology/Economics/ Political Science / History / B.A. three years course with any two of the following subjects: Sociology/ Psychology/Economics/ Political Science/History with not less than 50% marks in aggregate.<br /> <strong>OR</strong><br /> B.Sc. (Hons.) Home Science, three years course from recognized University with not less than 50% marks in aggregate.<br /> <strong>OR</strong><br /> B.A./B.Sc./B.Com. or B.A./ B.Sc./B.Com. (Hons.), three years course in any discipline(s) other than those mentioned above with not less than 55% marks in aggregate.</p>
What is the format for the entrance test for M.A in Social Work in Jamia Millia Islamia University? <p>However, the following broad areas are included in the entrance test:</p> <ul> <li>Social and General Awareness </li> <li>English Language </li> <li>Logic & reasoning.</li> </ul>
What is the age limit for a student who wishes to apply for M.A. (Social work)? <p>There is no age limit.</p>
Is there an age limit for the course? <p>No, there is no age limit for applying.</p>
Will I get sheets/papers for rough work/calculations etc.? <p>Yes, Examination Centre will provide. But no electronic devices are allowed in Examination Hall/Room.</p>
For how long is the JMI - M.A.(Social Work) score valid? <p>The JMI -M.A.(Social Work) score is valid for just one year.</p>
What is the intake capacity of Jamia Millia Islamia university? <p>42 seats are filled up every year in the First year of M.A.(Social Work) Course.</p>
What is the annual fee structure for 'Indian' students for M.A.(Social Work)? <p>The annual fee structure for M.A.(Social Work):-Rs. 10,100 /- .</p>
Is there any Hostel facility? <p>Yes, For boys there are four hostels with limited number of seats and for girls there is only one hostel. In addition to this, there is one Working Women's Hostel also.</p>
I want to know whether degrees of Jamia Millia Islamia are recognized by the UGC and other professional bodies? <p>Yes, Jamia Millia Islamia is a deemed university status to it in 1962 of University Grants Commission Act. </p> <ul> <li>All the Degrees/Diplomas/ Certificates offered by Jamia Millia Islamia, are recognized by all the members of the Association of Indian Universities(AIU) and are at par with Degrees/Diplomas and Certificates of all Indian Universities, Deemed Universities and institutions.</li> <li>Subsequently, the National Commission for Minority Educational Institutions on 22 February 2011 granted “Minority Institution” status to Jamia Millia Islamia under Article 30(1) of the constitution read with Section 2(G) of the National Commission for Minorities Institutions Act.</li> </ul>
What help is there for finding accommodation for staff and students? <p>The University has limited accommodation for the staff which is allotted as per the norms laid down by the University. However the University has a guest house where those coming for academic visits may stay for a short duration. For boys there are four hostels with limited number of seats and for girls there is only one hostel. In addition to this, there is one Working Women's Hostel also.</p>
Is there any transport facility available? <p>Yes, transport facility is available as per University norms.</p>
What about campus placement? <p>We have a Placement Cell which helps in placement of students. On-campus placement activities are also organized at regular intervals. In every faculty Deans keep in regular touch with industries and employers and advise students on placement.</p>
Is there a central telephone number for enquiries? <p>One may contact at the telephone number +91 (11) 26981717.</p>
I want to know the rating of Jamia Millia Islamia given by NAAC. <p>Jamia Millia Islamia is an “A” grade Central University accredited by NAAC.</p>