Jamia Millia Islamia University has come up with a larger quota for Muslim candidates, for admission 2011-2012.

Last Updated: 2011-07-04T02:54:58+05:30

Jamia to Offer Admission to More Students in Muslim Quota

New Delhi: Jamia Millia Islamia University, for the first time in its admission sessions, has come up with a larger quota for Muslim students for the current admission session 2011-2012.  Syed Mohammad Rashid, Pro Vice-Chancellor, Jamia, on Friday i.e. July 1, 2011, said that the institution will try its level best to retain its secular credentials, when it is conducting admissions with a larger quota for Muslim candidates.
Jamia was granted minority educational institution status on February 22, 2011, thus becoming the first central university of India to get the status. As per the new guidelines for minority educational institutions, half of the seats are reserved for Muslim students, out of which 30% of the total seats are reserved for all Muslim students, 10% for Muslim women and another 10% for Muslims from OBC and ST categories.
This year, the varsity has handed over an extra form to the aspirants, so that they could indicate the reserved category they belong to. The institution is about to revise its hostel policy, to come in accordance with the new admission policy.
- By Archana Sharma
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