Games and Sports
Prof. Iqtidar Mohammad Khan, Chairman, University Games & Sports Committee
Prof. Iqtidar Mohammad Khan, Director (Games & Sports)
Tel/Fax No.: 26985705, 26981717 (Extn.: 1795, 1797)
Sports coaches : S.S. Rawat, Mohd. Moonis
Jamia Millia Islamia is known for promoting sports and games among the student youth. The Sports activities in Jamia are organized through a University Sports Committee which is chaired by a senior university professor. Jamia offers sports facilities in games such as Badminton, Cricket, Foot-ball, Hockey, Basket-ball, Table tennis, Boxing, Handball, Athletics and Shooting etc. In order to facilitate the proper conduct of these games clubs in these have been constituted and eachclub is headed by a university teacher.
Jamia offers special concessions and relaxation in admissions to outstanding sports persons. Over the years, Jamia Millia Islamia has grown in stature and has produced several sports persons who have been representing India in various international tournaments. Following is a brief description of some of the major achievements of Jamia in recent years.
- Jamia won All India Inter University Cricket, Rohinton Baria Trophy held at Banaras Hindu University in the year 1990 – 91.
- Jamia won the All India Inter University Basket Ball championship in (Men) section in the year 1992 – 93.
- Jamia won third place in All India Inter University Hockey championship held at Gwalior in the year 1990 – 91 and 1997-98.
- Jamia Boxing Team won IIIrd position in All India Boxing Inter University in the year 1993 – 94, (One Boxer won Gold Medal and four Bronze Medals).
- Jamia Boxing Team won IVth place in All India Boxing championship in the year 1996 – 97.(Three Boxers won Silver Medals).
- Jamia Table Tennis (Men) team won third place in the North Zone Inter- Varsity championship held at Gurukul Kangri, Haridwar. (1998 – 99)
- Jamia won the ‘OVER ALL CHAMPIONSHIP TROPHY’ in All India I.I.T. Kanpur sports festival. (1998 – 99)
- Mr. Arun Sharma won Silver Medal in Light Weight category in All India Inter University Boxing Championship held at Rohtak. (1998 – 99)
- Jamia Millila Hockey team won the IIIrd place in the “VIIth NEHRU SAIL CHAMPION COLLEGES HOCKEY TOURNAMENT’ and were awarded cash prize of Rs.40,000/=. (1998 – 99)
- Mr. Anil Kumar represented Delhi State Boxing team in IIIrd National Games held of Imphal won Bronze Medal in light weight category. (1998 – 99)
- Jamia Hockey team were runners up in North Zone Inter University championship held at Meerut. (1997 – 98)
- Jamia Table Tennis (Men) team won North Zone Inter University held at Dr. Y.S. Parmar University, Solan. (1997 – 98)
- Mr. Anil Kumar won Silver Medal in All India Inter University Boxing Championship in light weight category and Mr. Arun Sharma won Bronze Medal in Feathe weight category. (1997 – 98)
- Jamia Hockey team won “PEPSI BEST PENALTY CORNER AWARD” and were awarded cash award of Rs.8,000/=. (1997 – 98)
- Mr. Ajit Singh and Jagroop Singh selected best players of the VIth NEHRU-SAIL CHAMPION COLLEGES HOCKEY TOURNAMENT. (1997 – 98).
The following students of Jamia and members of the university hockey team represented India in various international tournaments including the Olympic Games held at Sydney in 2000.
1. Anurag Raghuvansh.
2. Gagan Ajit Singh
3. Sandeep Kumar
4. Prabjot Singh
5. Devesh Singh Chauhan
6. Kamlesh Kumar Singh Parihar
The following students of Jamia represented Indian Universities Hockey team for the
Australian Tour in 1998-99.
1. Mahesh Rawat
2. Jasved Singh
3. Prabjot Singh
4. Mohd. Fahad
5. Gurvinder Singh
The following hockey players were selected in the Combined universities hockey team in different years.
1. Ajit Singh (1997 – 98)
2. Khushmeet Singh (CAPTAIN)
3. Sandeep Kumar (1999- 2000)
4. Hamza Mujtaba (1999- 2000)
5. Gurvinder Pal Singh (1999- 2000)
Other International Players
- Vivek Singh represented India in shooting in Asian Games (1992, Hiroshima)
- Vivek Singh was also awarded Arjun Award for his excellent performance in the field of shooting
- Virendra Sehwag represented Indian cricket team in 1998.
1. Ms. Tabassum
2. Ms. Pawan Sharma
3. Ms. Gurthail Kaur
1. Ms. Mandeep Kaur
2. Mr. Sandeep Singh
3. Ms. Anju Sharma
4. Ms. Sanjay S. Dalal
1. Vinod Saini