In a first of its kind initiative, Jamia Millia Islamia has started Diploma course in Unani Pharmacy in reverence to one of its founders Hakim Ajmal Khan, one of
the biggest names in Unani medicine, as well. The two year self financed course has begun with 35 students. Currently the University is offering PhD programme
in Unani medicine. The University has also launched a Unani medicine laboratory and a mobile van dispensary. The varsity will also allocate a herbal garden for
the teaching and research. The mobile dispensary will cater to the requirements of university employees and students at subsidized rates; REX industries will
supply the medicine for the purpose.On 29 September 2017, Jamia became the first University in the country to open graduate and post-graduate programmes for
Army personnel; thus becoming the first varsity, as well, where personnel of all three forces can enroll for degree and postgraduate courses of their choice.
In December the varsity started online registration for Army personnel began under Taleem-E-Taraqqi project.