Ahmedabad Haaris Zafar Khan, a student of M. Arch (2021-23 batch), Faculty of Architecture & Ekistics, Jamia Millia Islamia (JMI) has received a scholarship of Rs. 40 thousand per month with a waiver of annual fees to pursue Ph.D. programme at CEPT Architecture University, Ahmadabad, country’s seventh top institution in the field of architecture education. This merit-based scholarship, known as President’s scholarship, is awarded to doctoral students to promote and develop research practices in the areas of architecture and planning. The scholarship has been awarded to him based on his performance in the entrance exam and interview conducted by the university.
Haaris aims to create inspiring spaces that uplift and inspire the human spirit by integrating his interdisciplinary knowledge and embracing diverse perspectives. He is also interested in pedagogy as it expands understanding of different ways of thinking and learning. He strives to develop innovative solutions that promote positive change and enrich people’s lives.
It is worth mentioning that the Faculty of Architecture, JMI is one of the highest ranking institutions in the country in architecture, planning and ekistics education. The Faculty improved its position from 9th to 6th top institution in Architecture & Planning category in the National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF)- India Rankings 2023, recently released by the Ministry of Education (MoE).
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