(Declared as Deemed-to-be University under Section 3
of the UGC Act, 1956 vide Notification No. F. 9-18 /
85-U. 3 dated 10.5.1989 of the Government of India)
Accredited by NAAC in ‘A’ Category
HAMDARD NAGAR, NEW DELHI – 110 062
Faculty of Islamic Studies and Social Sciences
This Faculty of Jamia Hamdard offers courses in humanities and social sciences. The
departments in this Faculty are well known in India and abroad for their research on issues of
contemporary interest and relevance. The Faculty consists of the following departments:
• Department of Islamic Studies
• Centre for Federal Studies
Department of Islamic Studies
This is one of the few oldest Institutions set up by the Late Founder-Chancellor Janab Hakeem
Abdul Hameed Saheb which later on provided the base for establishing Jamia Hamdard in 1989.
The Department is actively engaged in research and teaching programmes. The Department
introduces B.A. Programme from this academic session: 2011-2012
The main thrust of research in the Department is in the areas which have relevance to the
problems faced by the contemporary Muslim world with special reference to the Indian Muslims.
These include subjects related to the socio-economic, religious and political problems of
Muslims in the contemporary Indian perspective and contribution of Muslims to different walks
of life, issues related to misunderstanding about Islam and Muslims, the impact of Islam on India
and vice-versa, contribution of Indian Muslim scholars and noble-men during the medieval
period, translations of the outstanding works by Muslim scholars including Muslim scientists and
Sufis. Research in Islamic Studies is based on and guided by social science approach with
modern methodology within the parameters prescribed by the Qur’an and Hadith.
PhD: Islamic Studies
Duration : Minimum Two years
Candidates seeking admission to PhD in Islamic Studies should have
• Master’s degree in Islamic Studies or allied subjects and should have at least 55%
marks in aggregate or equivalent grade.
• Qualified NET-JRF /NET-LS conducted by government agencies such as UGC.
• Knowledge of English and Arabic or Persian or Urdu is essential.
• Appeared in interview conducted by Jamia Hamdard
Admission to PhD programme shall be made on the basis of interview of the NET/NET-LS -
qualified candidates, conducted by Jamia Hamdard. The interview will be based on the MA
Islamic Studies syllabus of Jamia Hamdard.
Foreign students with essential qualification will have to qualify Online test (Aptitude for the
subject and English proficiency) before they are accepted for PhD programme.
Note: Applications for Ph.D. programme from NET -JRF/NET-LS -qualified candidates will be
invited in July and December every year.
MA- Islamic Studies
Duration : Two years (4 Semesters)
Total Seats : 15 (Inclusive of seats reserved for NRI/Sponsored candidates)
Additional seats for Foreign Nationals.
A candidate must have:
· Passed Bachelor’s degree in Islamic Studies or related disciplines securing at least 50%
marks. Students who have passed Fazilat (Graduation) examination with at least 50%
marks from a Madarsa recognized by Jamia Hamdard are also eligible.
· Proficiency in English and Urdu/Arabic and knowledge of basic teachings of Islam.
· Appeared in the Entrance Test conducted by Jamia Hamdard.
Note: Candidates applying for MA Islamic Studies are advised to read the list of
Madarsas/Boards/Institutions recognized by Jamia Hamdard as mentioned in this
For admission to MA Islamic Studies, an Entrance Test will be conducted. The test paper will
comprise descriptive questions based on the education imparted by Madrasas and also the
education imparted by universities. The paper will have three parts-one part will be compulsory
for all the candidates and out of the two remaining parts, one will be for the candidates having
passed Fazilat from Madrasas and other for the graduates from universities. The selection will
be made on the basis of the merit determined by the performance of the candidates in the
This Master programme consists of the following courses:
Islamic Uloom, Islam and Promotion of Knowledge. Islam in India, History of Muslim
Civilization, Islam and Pluralism, Tasawwuf, Kalam and Ethics, Major Indian and World
Religions, besides a course in English or Arabic, and a Viva-voce exam in the final year.
BA- Islamic Studies
Duration : Three years (6 Semesters)
Total Seats : 25 (Inclusive of seats reserved for NRI/Sponsored candidates)
Additional Seats for Foreign Nationals.
A candidate must have:
· Passed Senior Secondary (12th Standard/Intermediate) from Central Board of Secondary
Education or any other equivalent examination recognized by Jamia Hamdard, securing
at least 50% marks in aggregate.
· Passed Alim/ Alimiyah degree from Madrasas recognized by Jamia Hamdard securing at
least 50% marks.
· Appeared in the Entrance Test conducted by Jamia Hamdard.
Candidates applying for BA Islamic Studies are advised to read the list of Madarsas / Boards /
Institutions recognized by Jamia Hamdard as mentioned in this Prospectus.
For admission to BA Islamic Studies, an Entrance Test will be conducted. The test paper will
comprise descriptive questions based on the education imparted by Senior Secondary Boards and
Madrasas recognized by Jamia Hamdard. The paper will have three parts-one part will be
compulsory for all the candidates and out of the two remaining parts, one will be for the
candidates having passed Alim/ Alimiyah and the other for the candidates from Senior Secondary
Boards. The selection will be made on the basis of the merit determined by the performance of
the candidates in the entrance test.
ANNUAL FEE FOR GENERAL AND SELF FINANCING SCHEME (SFS)
All the fees should be paid in the form of crossed Demand Draft drawn in favour of ‘Jamia
Hamdard’ payable at Delhi / New Delhi or as per instructions in the selection list.
Those who wish to deposit the entire course fee at the time of admission or within 60 days after
the Closure of admission shall be granted 10% concession. Those students who would like to
deposit full one year dues at the time of admission shall be granted 3% concession on the fee.
The annual fee may be payable in two equal installments. First installment at the time of
admission or July 31st and second by 31st December of every year.
FEE STRUCTUREFaculty of Islamic Studies and Social Sciences
MA Islamic Studies 5000
MA Human Rights 7500
BA Islamic Studies 4000
Students of Jamia Hamdard are eligible for free consultation in allopathic and Unani OPDs.
Emergency services to students are also provided free of cost. Cost of medicine has to be met by
HAMDARD CONVENTION CENTRE
Beautifully designed and centrally air-conditioned Convention Centre has attracted scholars,
researchers and organizations from all over the world. It is elegantly furnished and provided with
all the modern amenities for organizing seminars, conferences, meetings and lectures.
University has following seven hostels for boys and girls:
1. Sultana Razia Hostel - UG and PG girls
2. Rufaida School of Nursing Hostel - Nursing students.
3. Anne Marie Schimmel Hostel - PG girls
4. Al-Biruni Hostel - UG boys
5. Ibn-Sina Hostel – UG and PG girls
6. Ibn-e-Batuta Hostel – PG Boys
7. Jawaharlal Nehru International Hostel – Boys.
In view of limited hostel accommodations, the candidates should note that their admission to
University does not guarantee allotment of hostel accommodation. Annual hostel charges are
payable in advance at the time of allotment. It will be incumbent upon the student admitted to the
hostel to join the mess and pay mess charges at the rates prescribed from time to time. Mess
charges may be revised at any time due to escalation in the prices of essential commodities.
Hostel mess will be managed on co-operative basis and run by students committee under the
supervision of hostel authorities, on no profit-no loss basis. The University will provide
infrastructural facilities and the manpower required to operate the mess. Mess is compulsory for
the allottee of Jamia Hamdard Hostels w.e.f. July 2011. If any hostel allottee is on authorized
leave from the hostel, during this period his/her mess facilities can not be availed by the other
student. The students admitted to the hostel are entitled to stay in the hostel during the academic
session only and are required to vacate the rooms during the summer vacations for maintenance
work. Washing the clothes inside the hostel premises is not allowed. University has made
arrangement of laundry for washing the clothes at nominal rates. The Hostellers will be required
to comply with the rules and regulations as per ‘Jamia Hamdard Hostel Bye-laws”. Due to
acute shortage of hostel accommodation it will not be possible at present to provide hostel
accommodation to the students of the following programmes:
• All Certificate and Diploma Programmes
• Students whose parents or guardians are resident of Delhi, Faridabad, Ghaziabad, Gurgaon and
It may also be noted that married students who intend to stay with their family should make their
own arrangements outside the campus as University does not have such accommodations.
ONLINE APPLICATION FORMS FOR ADMISSIONS-2011 ARE AVAILABLE ON
THE UNIVERSITY WEBSITE
The cost of Online Application Form with process fee per registration subject to maximum
of five choices of a particular Faculty.
Indian Nationals 1500
Foreign Nationals/NRIs/Sponsored Candidates 5000 (or US $ 100)
The online registration fee, in case of a Demand Draft must be drawn in favour of ‘Jamia
Hamdard’, payable at Delhi/New Delhi.
E-mail Addresses and telephone numbers of university officers:
Vice Chancellor: Dr. G. N. Qazi (91-11) 26059688, Fax. (91-11) 26059663.
Registrar: Mr. Vinod Kumar Kakkar (91-11) 26059688
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Dr. M. Ibrahim (Assistant Registrar, Admissions)
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