Hakim Shamim Ahmad Saeedi, the founder of "Muslim Progressive and Educational Council of U.P." established Jamia Tibbiya Deoband in 1987. Subsequently, his persistent and dedicated efforts as the general secretary of the said council, kept Jamia Tibbiya Deoband on the path of continuous progress and resulted in the form of a full fledged professional college, which may be reckoned as the best of Unani Medical colleges of the area.
Jamia Tibbiya Deoband, recognized by the Central Council of Indian Medicine and affiliated to C.S.J.M. University Kanpur, is a well known minority institution imparting education in Unani Medicine and Surgery. It conducts Kamil-e-Tib-o-Jarahat, B.U.M.S. and Mahir-e-Tib, M.D. courses as prescribed by the C.C.I.M. Jamia Tibbiya Deoband is open to all irrespective of caste, creed, colour or sex and draws students form all corners of the country.
Jamia Tibbiya Deoband was established, and is being run and managed by Muslim Progressive and Educational Council of U.P. (Registered). All the property movable or immovable, of Jamia Tibbiya Deoband and that of its constituent departments such as the Hospital etc. is vested in the said council.
To promote the cause of Tib-e-Unani by educating its philosophy, imparting thorough knowledge of its fundamental theories and providing intensive practical training in its special methods of treatment and ultimately to produce competent Unani Physicians who can handle all sorts of cases, medical as well as surgical, based on their extensive knowledge about Tib-e-Unani with modern advances wherever necessary.
To elaborate it further, the purpose of this curriculum based on theoretical education and practical training, is to graduate competent Unani professionals who are well prepared for the demands of modern professional Unani practice in a rapidly changing health care environment. The programme integrates graduate and post graduate level professional critical thinking, research and analysis, problem solving, leadership in professional activities and organisations, self directed learning and the affective use of modern clinical technology for professional practice that includes elements of research, leadership, perpetual professionalization and ultimately, sincere and dedicated service for the benefit of the patient and an ability to incorporate the basic principals of Unani tibbi education, and learning into programs which not only benefit the patient but also the community and ultimately the nation.