Dr Zakir Husain

About Dr Zakir Husain

Who is it?: Former President of India
Birth Day: February 18, 1897
Birth Place: Hyderabad, India, Indian
Motto: Arabic: عَلَّمَ الاِنْسَانَ مَا لَمْ يَعْلَم‎ ʻallam al-insān-a mā lam yaʻlam English: He taught man what he knew not
Type: Public
Established: 1920
Chancellor: Najma Heptulla
Vice-Chancellor: Talat Ahmad
Academic staff: 800+
Administrative staff: 1200+
Students: 23000+
Undergraduates: 12000+
Postgraduates: 4000+
Doctoral students: 1000+
Location: New Delhi, Delhi, India
Campus: Urban
Nickname: Jamia
Affiliations: UGC, NAAC, AIU
Website: jmi.ac.in
QS (Asia) (2018): 200
Times (World) (2018): 801-1000
Times (Asia) (2018): 201-250
NIRF (Overall) (2018): 19
NIRF (Universities) (2018): 12
NIRF (2018): 34
Outlook India (2017): 6
The Week (2017): 20

Dr Zakir Husain

Dr Zakir Husain was born on February 18, 2008 in Hyderabad, India, Indian, is Former President of India. Dr Zakir Husain was the third President of India and the first Muslim to occupy that post. He was a renowned educationist and intellectual and his contribution in the development of modern India through education is invaluable. From young age, Zakir Husain developed a fascination for politics which he strived to fulfil through education. He slowly and steadily climbed up the social ladder as an educationist and soon became one of the most prominent educational thinkers and practitioners of modern India. Husain strongly believed in the fact that national renaissance could not be attained through active politics all alone. He understood the importance that education would play and thus, indulged himself completely in it. For 22 years, he served as Vice Chancellor of Jamia Milia Islamia, making it one of the most distinguished centres of learning. He spent his entire life working for the cause of education and value of secularism. For his services to the country he was awarded the Bharat Ratna, India's highest national honour.
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When Dr Zakir Husain die, Dr Zakir Husain was 72 years old.

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Occupation Presidents
Age 72 years old
Zodiac Sign Pisces
Born February 18, 1897 (Hyderabad, India, Indian)
Birthday February 18
Town/City Hyderabad, India, Indian
Nationality Indian

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Dr Zakir Husain’s zodiac sign is Pisces. According to astrologers, Pisces are very friendly, so they often find themselves in a company of very different people. Pisces are selfless, they are always willing to help others, without hoping to get anything back. Pisces is a Water sign and as such this zodiac sign is characterized by empathy and expressed emotional capacity.

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The university was established by Muslim Leaders and freedom fighters in 1920, before Indian independence. Among the founding Leaders, the main were the Ali brothers, Mohammad Ali Jouhar and Shaukat Ali.


The Mass Communication Research Centre was established in 1982 by Anwar Jamal Kidwai, then vice-chancellor (later chancellor) of Jamia Millia Islamia. Jamia is today known primarily for these mass communication courses according to their own site.


This faculty was established in 1985 with the departments of Civil, Mechanical and Electrical Engineering departments. It has added the departments of Electronics and Communication Engineering, Department of Applied Science and Humanities (1996) and has six engineering departments: Applied Sciences & Humanities, Civil Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Electronics & Communications, Mechanical Engineering, computer Engineering—and a University Polytechnic. These departments conduct many projects sponsored by agencies. The faculty offers regular courses and continuing programmes.


In December 1988 Jamia was accorded the status of a Central University by the parliament under the Jamia Millia Islamia Act 1988 (no. 59 of 1988).


In 2006 the Sultan of Saudi Arabia, Abdullah of Saudi Arabia paid a visit to the university and donated $30 million for construction of a library. Now, that library is known as Dr. Zakir Husain Library (Central Library).


The main central library of the University is known as Dr. Zakir Husain Library with its collection of about 400,000 artefacts — including books, microfilms, periodicals volumes, manuscripts, and rare books. Certain halls are dedicated to them. The library is open to all bona fide students of Jamia. Beside this, there are subject collection in libraries of some faculties and centres.


The Faculty of Law was ranked sixth in India by Outlook India's "Top 25 Law Colleges in 2017" and 20th in India by The Week's "Top Law Colleges 2017".

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