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Dr. Rafiq Zakaria Campus

The Late Hon’ble Dr. Rafiq Zakaria, our mentor, leader and founder – Chairman of the Maulana Azad Educational Trust and Society, is a legendary figure of our times. He was a renowned scholar – politician, a much respected educationist and an author of international repute. He was also known as the Architect of Modern Aurangabad for having given the city a totally new dimension. He established this Education Centre 50 years ago and worked tirelessly to provide quality education to the less privileged sections of society. He has been laid to rest in a pristine white mazzar, an ode in marble, at a few paces on the
Path of Knowledge, baab-ul-ilm - the main entrance to Dr. Rafiq Zakaria Campus.

Mrs. Fatma Rafiq Zakaria, a veteran journalist of national repute, is now Chairman of Maulana Azad Educational Trust and President of Maulana Azad Education Society, Aurangabad. She worked alongside her husband all through the long years of their relentless struggle in trying to provide affordable, quality education to the student community. During her chairmanship, the colleges have made tremendous strides. She has made each of the 15 major Institutions on the Campus, models of excellence. She was awarded the Padma Shri in 2006 for her exemplary work in the field of education.

Dr. Rafiq Zakaria Centre for Higher Learning & Advanced Research was established in the year 2007. Situated on the sprawling Dr. Rafiq Zakaria Campus, Maulana Azad Education Society in Aurangabad, the Centre is affiliated to Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar Marathwada University, Aurangabad. The Centre is headed by Dr. A.G. Khan, an eminent scholar of English and former Director, Board of College and University Development, Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar Marathwada University. The Centre offers 20 post graduate courses in different disciplines.

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Late Hon’ble Dr. Rafiq Zakaria
Founder Chairman
Maulana Azad Educational Trust

Mrs. Fatma Rafiq Zakaria
Maulana Azad Educational Trust

Dr. Rafiq Zakaria Centre for Higher Learning & Advanced Research