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International Students

Jamia Hamdard is proud of its culture and traditions. University is a home for more than 450 students from about 35 countries across the globe, making it a truly International University. Here the student is networked with a number of fellow students and a large community of International Alumni, which help the student to grow in different spheres of academic, research, personal and professional life, providing a true cross cultural environment of learning in a very safe and conducive environment. Foreign Students' Advisor Office is a hub of activities of foreign nationality students. It provides guidelines related to admission, issue of offer letters for provisional admissions, bonafide certificates, stay, guidance to register with Foreign Regional Registration Office (FRRO), medical fitness examination, maintaining lawful status, extension of stay, transfer of schools/programs, addressing any other academic or administrative problems of foreign students and running English language proficiency program etc. It also provides assistance to international students, scholars, and visiting faculty members with regard to formal orientation of the campus, advice and counsel for educational, social, and personal problems and dissemination of important and timely information through notices. Jamia Hamdard is a Deemed to be University under Section 3 of UGC Act, 1956. A high ranking and consecutively two times accredited University in 'A' Category by National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC), it considers itself different from others in view of its value based education and work culture on the campus. It is recognized by the Association of Indian Universities (AIU), University Grants Commission and Ministry of HRD, Government of India. It is also recognized by the concerned Technical Council/s established by Government of India for various programs of study like Medical Council of India (MCI), Central Council of Indian Medicine (CCIM), Indian Nursing Council (INC), All India Council of Technical Education (AICTE), Pharmacy Council of India (PCI) and Delhi Council of Physiotherapy and Occupational Therapy (DCPOT) etc. Established by (Late) Hakim Abdul Hameed and inaugurated by then Prime Minister of India (Late) Mr. Rajiv Gandhi in the year 1989, it has become a well known institution for teaching and research in emerging areas of knowledge like Pharmaceutical Sciences, Biological Sciences, Modern Medical Education, Allied Health Sciences, Unani Medicine, Nursing, Information Technology, Management Studies, Islamic Studies and Social Sciences. Jamia Hamdard is one of the few Universities in the country which has catered to the needs of foreign students by imparting excellent education and training / research and constructing two separate Hostels for International students with State of the Art facilities on its campus.

The University has been maintaining a steady progress in all facets in its existence of 25 years. The overall progress has been excellent in terms of improvement in infrastructure, maintaining quality education, high quality research, good placement records of students in India and abroad, national and International collaborations etc. With the continued commitment and dedication, For matters concerning foreign students educational, tuition fee, signing of MOU's and other related academic and administrative matters, the office maintains communication with various embassies, University Grants Commission (UGC), Association of Indian Universities (AIU), Indian Council for Cultural Relations (ICCR), Various governing Councils, EdCil, and concerned offices of Ministries of External Affairs and Home Affairs, Govt. of India. Each year during the admission time, certain existing students/ faculty members from various departments/faculties are identified, who provide voluntary service of counseling new candidates seeking admission at Jamia Hamdard. Care is taken that Arabic & Persian speaking students are nominated, who provide assistance to such candidates who are not well versed with English Language. Periodic meetings of foreign students are being organized at Convention Centre, Jamia Hamdard with the officers of the respective Embassies to discuss various issues related to academics/hostels/fee and other relevant issues at Jamia Hamdard. The concerned officers from various departments of the University are also invited to attend and address these meetings. Foreign Students' Advisor in consultation with various Heads of Department/s has identified certain faculty members (Academic Mentors) who are made responsible for co-ordination with foreign students in their respective faculties /departments to address day to day problems/issues encountered by the foreign students. The office also organizes various Literary & Cultural programs for the foreign students of Jamia Hamdard. Each year a well awaited Cultural Evening /Get Together “Rendezvous” is organized in the month of September/October. This is a cultural evening of foreign students studying in Jamia Hamdard. Program is also attended by Ambassadors and Diplomats of various embassies in New Delhi, officers of Govt. of India, students' family members along with officers & faculty members of the University and International students studying at certain other Universities in Delhi.

Contact: fsa@jamiahamdard.ac.in

 Foreign Students’ Advisor Foreign Students' Deputy Advisor 
 Prof. Farhan Jalees Ahmad Dr. Mohammad Akram