Jamia Hamdard has been ranked as the best college in Pharmacy category in India, according to the list of the top ranking universities and colleges released by Union HRD Minister Prakash Javdekar on Monday.
Though Jamia Hamdard ranked the top most college in pharmacy categpry, in terms of University rank it secured the 26th position.
“We have taken various criteria to judge them like research papers, recruitment, and perception,” said Union Minister Prakash Javdekar said while releasing the list.
Located in Mehrauli, Professor Dr. Seyed Ehtesham Hasnain is the new vice chancellor of the deemed university.
Jamia Hamdard’s history goes back to 1906 when it all started with the establishment of a small Unani clinic by Hakeem Hafiz Abdul Majeed.
After his death, his vision was taken forward by his illustrious son Hakeem Abdul Hameed. Over the years the university spread its wings attracting students from across the country.