Jamia Millia Islamia Vice Chancellor Professor Najma Akhtar received Lifetime Achievement Award in Academia

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Jamia Millia Islamia (JMI) Vice-Chancellor Professor Najma Akhtar received the 'Lifetime Achievement Award-Academia'.

An Overview of the News

  • The award was presented to Najma Akhtar by Padma Vibhushan awardee Dr. Raghunath Anant Mashelkar during the "Making India Employable" Grand Conference and Awards Ceremony organized by TeamLease EdTech.

  • Professor Najma Akhtar was selected for this prestigious award by a jury panel comprising academicians and industry experts.

  • Under his leadership, Jamia Millia Islamia (JMI) achieved the third position in the National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF 2023) ranking in the university category for two consecutive years.

  • A team of engineering students from Jamia won the Kavach 2023, a 36-hour cyber security hackathon organized by the Ministry of Home Affairs and the Ministry of Education from August 8 to 9.

  • The university also lauded the achievements of three alumni, Amit Kumar Bhardwaj, Mohammad Kashif and Arib Ahmed, who were part of the ISRO Chandrayaan-3 team that successfully made a soft landing on the south pole of the Moon.

'Making India Employable Awards':-

  • These awards recognize excellence, innovation and real-world impact in education, employability and skills.

  • The awards celebrate individuals who have made exemplary contributions towards the goal of improving employability in India.

  • In May, the University Placement Cell (UPC) organized "Career Connect" or Job Utsav, a job and internship fair, with 2,000 student registrations.

  • 500 students were selected for the earlier round in the employment fair.

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