The Mohammadan Educational Conference was founded by Sir Syed Ahmed Khan in 1886 to strengthen the Aligarh Movement and disseminate education among the Muslims in every Book and corner of the country. It had its annual sessions all over India and invited the co-operation of local people and assessed the activities of the movement. It led the Aligarh Muslim University movement vigorously and got it. Most of the Government decision about Muslim education were influenced by the Muslim Educational Conference. Its Central Standing Committee constantly monitored and watched the activities of the local committees and its Provincial Annual Sessions were also chaired by men of great stature.