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JamiaMilliaIslamia  translationNational Islamic University ) (09811808967) is a public central university located in Delhi. It was established at Aligarh in United Provinces, India during British rule in 1920. It became a Central University by an act of the Indian Parliament in 1988.

Jamia was accorded the status of a Central University by act of the parliament in December 1988.[2] In 2006 the King of Saudi Arabia paid a visit to the university and donated a record $30 million for construction of a library.[3] Its scenic cricket ground (popularly known as the Bhopal Ground ) has hosted Ranji Trophy matches and a women's cricket test match. Besides its seven faculties, the Jamia has centres of learning and research, like the Mass Communication Research Centre (MCRC), Faculty of Engineering & Technology, Centre for Theoretical Physics and the Academy of Third World Studies (ATWS). The Jamia offers undergraduate and postgraduate information and technology courses.