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College. Government of India donated Rs. 15 Lakh and Nizam of Hyderabad alsodonated Rs. 10 Lakh to the University.*27 October 1927 : The Chancellorappointed an Enquiry Commission on the University affairs headed by Sir IbrahimRehmatullah on the recommendation of PVC. Sir Ziauddin resigned on 27 April1928.*27 November 1927 : William Marris, Governor of U.P. inaugurated AhmadiSchool for the Blind.*24 November 1928 : Allama Iqbal conferred with the lifemembership of the AMU Students Union.*20 September 1931 : Dr. C.V.Raman, notedscientist conferred with the D.Sc. (Honoris causa)*14 November 1933 : At its12th Annual Convocation the University awarded its first Doctorate to Dr. OmarFarooq in Chemistry.*1934 : Frontier Leader Khan Abdul Gaffar Khan, an alumnus,visited his alma mater.*1934 : Jawahar Lal Nehru visited Aligarh MuslimUniversity.*30 April 1934 : Sir Ross Masood resigned from the post of ViceChancellor.*1935 : The Nizam of Hyderabad, Mir Usman Ali Khan elected Chancellorof the University.*1936 : The university acquired Aligarh Fort.*5 February1938 : Mr. Mohammad Ali Jinnah, President, All India Muslim League visitedAMU.*23 January 1938 : Sir Agha Khan laid the foundation stone of TechnicalLaboratories.*8 March 1941 : Nawab Kamal Yar Jung inaugurated Agha KhanWorkshop. B.Sc.(Engineering) classes started.*15 December 1948 : C.Rajgopalacharya, Governor General of India visited the University.*11 October1951 : The Parliament passed the AMU Amendment Act.*8 December 1951 : ThePresident of India, Dr Rajendra Prasad delivered the Convocation Address.*3January 1952 : The Health Minister, Raj Kumari Amrit Kaur, laid the foundationstone of the Institute of Ophthalmology.*6 November 1955 : Pandit JawaharlalNehru laid the foundation stone of Maulana Azad Library, which was inauguratedby him on 6 December 1960.*3 December 1955 : His Majesty Shah Saud Bin AbdulAziz of Saudi Arabia visited the University. The University conferred upon himthe degree of Doctorate of law (Honoris Causa).*25 February 1956 : In a specialConvocation, the University conferred the degree of Doctor of Law (HonorisCausa) upon Shah of Iran, Raza Shah Pehalvi.*21 May 1956 : A delegation led byDr. Zakir Husain visited Saudi Arabia and Shah Saud donated Rs. one million forthe establishment of Medical College.*17 February 1958 : His Majesty Zahir Shahof Afghanistan was conferred with LL.D. (Honoris Causa).*1 April 1960 : JamalAbdul Nasser, President of United Arab Republic visited the institution.*8November 1960 : Mr. C.D. Deshmukh, Chairman, University Grants Commission laidthe foundation stone of General Education Centre (Kennedy House) with a donationof Rs. 22 Lakhs by Ford Foundation, U.S.A.TodayAligarh Muslim University is aresidential academic institution offering 280 courses in traditional and modernbranches of education .It has almost thirty thousand students, and over twothousand faculty members with over eighty departments of study. It drawsstudents from a number of countries, especially countries in Africa, West Asiaand South East Asia. In some courses, seats are reserved for students from SAARCand Commonwealth countries.(about AMU)The 12 faculties are:* Faculty of

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