Lt General Zameer Uddin Shah
was born on 15 August 1948. He is an alumnus of St Joseph’s College, Nainital. He last served as the Deputy Chief of Army Staff (Planning & Systems), Indian Army. After retirement, he served for some time as an administrative member on the bench of the Armed Forces Tribunal. He is currently the Vice-Chancellor of Aligarh Muslim University. . He assumed the appointment of Vice-Chancellor, Aligarh Muslim University on 17 May, 2012. The Vice- Chancellor, despite having spent more than 40 years in the Army, has had considerable experience in the fields of education, judiciary and diplomacy. Vice-Chancellor of Aligarh Muslim University. He is also speculated to be the next Vice President Of India
Early life and education
Lt. General Zameer Uddin Shah was born on 15 August 1948 in Bahraich District of Uttar Pradesh, India. An alumnus of St Joseph’s College, Nainital, he is the brother of noted Indian actor Naseeruddin Shah. General Shah holds a Master of Science degree in Defence Science from the University of Madras and a Master of Philosophy degree from the Devi Ahilya Vishwavidyalaya University, Indore.
The General Officer is a keen sportsman, rider and an avid golfer. He is a wild life enthusiast and an angler.