Friday, September 15, 2023

JMI VC appoints Prof. Eqbal Hussain as Pro Vice Chancellor of JMI


JMI VC appoints Prof. Eqbal Hussain as Pro Vice Chancellor of the university, 

appoints new Deans also

Jamia Millia Islamia(JMI) Vice-Chancellor Prof. Najma Akhtar (Padma Shri)  has appointed Prof. (Dr.) Eqbal Hussain as the ProVice Chancellor(PVC) (Naib Shaikhul Jamia)  of the university with immediate effect till the expiry of the term of the present Vice Chancellor or till he attains the age of 65 years or till further orders, whichever is earlier.

Prof. (Dr.) Eqbal Hussain is currently the Dean of the Faculty of Law,JMI.  He started his teaching career with National Law School of India University, Bangalore in June 1990 and joined JMI in the February, 1994. He also taught at Zanzibar University Zanzibar, Tanzania from April, 2002 to March, 2005. He was promoted to the post of Professor at JMI on September 23rd, 2013.

Prof. Hussain’s main areas of interest are Intellectual Property Right, Consumer Protection Laws, Mercantile Laws and Jurisprudence. He is the Life-Member of Indian Law Institute, Bhagwandas Road, New Delhi. He has contributed a large number of articles on contemporary issues which have been published in national and international journals.

JMI Vice Chancellor Prof. Najma Akhtar also appointed Prof. Zahid Ashraf, Department of Biotechnology as the Dean of Faculty of Life Sciences and Prof. Tabrez Alam Khan, Department of Chemistry as the Dean of the Faculty of Life Sciences of the university. These two faculties were recently created by bifurcating the erstwhile Faculty of Natural Sciences of the university.

The Vice Chancellor also appointed Prof. Seemi Farhat Basir as Dean Student’s Welfare (DSW) of the university with immediate effect. 

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