Jamia Millia Islamia’s AJK-Mass Communication Research Centre (AJK-MCRC), Faculty of Architecture & Ekistics, Department of Social Work (UGC Centre for Advanced Study) and Faculty of Law have been ranked among the top 10 best faculties/colleges in India as per separate surveys conducted by leading weekliesOutlook and India Today.
Vice-Chancellor, JMI Prof Talat Ahmad congratulated the centres and departments of the university on their good ranking by the two prestigious surveys. He hoped that other departments and centres will perform equally well to get a place in surveys in their respective fields.
Prof Ahmad said that these findings complemented JMI’s 12th rank in the ‘universities’ category in MHRD’s NIRF (National Institutional Ranking Framework) for two consecutive years, 2017 and 2018
The study conducted by Outlook in collaboration with Drshti Strategic Research Services has ranked AJK-MCRC at No.1 with overall score of 899 while the survey done by India Today-MDRA (Marketing & Development Research Associates) has ranked the Centre at No.2 with 1,780.7. The Outlook had placed AJK-MCRC at No.1 last year also.
The Outlook survey has taken the criteria of selection process, academics, personality development and exposure, infrastructure and facilities and placement into account. The India Today of ‘’The Best Colleges of India’’ has evaluated the academic institutions on the basis of intake quality and governance, academic excellence, infrastructure and living experience, personality and leadership development, career progression and placement, objective score and perceptual score.
Both Outlook and India Today have placed Faculty of Architecture & Ekistics at 5th with overall score of 812 and 1,288.4 respectively. Last year, Outlook had placed the Faculty of Architecture and Ekistics at 6th position.
The Faculty of Law has been ranked at ranked at 6th with overall score of 734 and 9th with overall score of 1,442.6 respectively by Outlook and India Today.
The Department of Social Work has been ranked at 7th with overall score of 1,402.2 by India Today.
In terms of best value of money, according to India Today study, Faculty of Architecture & Ekistics has been placed at No.1 position with regard to Return onInvestment (RoI) at 9.54, calculated on average placement salary/tuition fee for the entire course. The average salary offered to AJK-MCRC students was 4.50 lakhs per annum. Faculty of Law has been ranked 3rd with regard to best value of money with RoI being 26.73.
Faculty of Dentistry of JMI has been ranked by India Today at 18th with overall score of 1,322.3 among the top Dental Colleges in the country.