Jamia Millia Islamia for the first time secured a spot in the top 10 of HRD ministry’s National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF) India Ranking Report 2020 released by Human Resource and Development (HRD) Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank on Thursday.
Jamia Millia Islamia has ranked among 751-800 best varsities in the world whereas Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) has ranked among 801-1000 best varsities in the world.
The students, particularly girls, wrote to the Vice-Chancellor raising the issue of lockdown and their inability to follow the varsity order.
The decision to extend dates has been taken after MHA guidelines for lockdown extension that ordered the closure of all educational institutions in the country.
The HRD Minister held a tele-conference with the VCs of various universities and directors of higher education institutions.
The Jamia Millia Islamia, which had already suspended classes till March-end, issued an advisory on Sunday asking its students to go home due to the threat posed by the novel coronavirus pandemic. The places of large gatherings like hostels, dinning halls, libraries,…Read More »
IIT Kanpur has postponed its annual fest due to Corona scare. JNU has also cancelled all classes and exams till March 31.
As per the source, Jamia has requested the Ministry to conduct an enquiry into the violent protest at the university on Sunday evening through a resolution passed on Monday night.
Integral University in Lucknow (a private university) has also been shut down for three days after students staged a demonstration on Monday to express solidarity with their counterparts who are agitating against the Citizenship Amendment Act