Jamia Milia Islamia, one of the famous historical universities of the country, is located in Jamia Nagar, Okhla, New Delhi 110025. Initially, Jamia Milia Islamia was established at Aligarh in the United Provinces of India wherein afterward it was shifted to New Delhi during the pre-independent era. Jamia Milia Islamia had a significant role to play in the independence of the country. Born out of a political crisis, the University stood the test of time and today stands as a renowned university of the country that attracts thousands of national and international students each year. Some of the most significant personalities of the golden era of the country are associated with the University such as Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi, Saiffudin Kichlu, Dr. Zakir Hussain, Maulana Abdul Kalam Azad, Abbas Tyabji and many more who have been credited with laying the foundation stone of the university. Jamia Milia Islamia aims not only to educate their students with technical and theoretical knowledge but also strives to imbibe in them the principles of humanity. The university offers multi-disciplinary courses to the students and ensures that the quality of education is never compromised. Jamia Milia Islamia consists of a number of learning and research centers such as the Academy of International Studies, AJK-Mass Communication Research Centre, and many more.