SOUTH ASIAN AND VII ANNUAL NATIONAL CONFERENCE OF
March 24-25, 2007
DEPARTMENT OF FORENSIC MEDICINE AND TOXICOLOGY, JAWAHARLAL NEHRU MEDICAL COLLEGE, ALIGARH MUSLIM UNIVERSITY, ALIGARH
ABOUT ALIGARH MUSLIM UNIVERSITY
Aligarh is situated at a distance of 130 Km., South
East of Delhi on Delhi-Calcutta Railway and Grand Trunk Road route. The latitude
is 27 degree 54 minute North and longitude is 78 degree 5 minute East. The
climate is hot and dry in summer (mid-February to mid June) and cool and dry in
winter (mid October to mid February) with an intervening rainy season. The
university campus is 3 km away from the main city.
The Aligarh Muslim University is a residential academic institution, which was established in 1920. Sir Syed Ahmad Khan, a great reformist of his age, who felt the need of modern education for Muslims, started a school way back in 1875, which later became a college under the title of "Mohammedan Anglo Oriental College" and ultimately became a university. This premier central university, with 12 faculties and 38 maintained institutions is acclaimed worldwide. With around 30,000 students on its rolls, it draws students from all over the country as well as from several foreign countries. There are 16 residential halls and 91 departments of studies.