Established as a small clinic in 1906 by a famous practitioner of Unani system of medicine, Hakeem Hafiz Abdul Majeed, the Jamia Hamdard has come a long way and is today one of the leading universities in India. A Deemed University, it is located at Hamdard Nagar in New Delhi
Jamia Hamdard University is a place of higher education in Unani medicine, Islamic studies, biosciences, pharmacy, physiotherapy, occupational therapy and nursing. In addition to courses in medical field, the university also conducts graduate program in information technology and computer applications and post-graduate programs in information technology, computer applications, business management and doctoral programs in several disciplines. Distant education and placement cell are the other features.
The Jamia has a library, computer center, convention center, hostel, sports facilities and university mosque. The university also has a fully equipped hospital with all modern diagnostic equipments.