Aligarh Muslim University – [AMU], Aligarh Overview

  Aligarh   UGC, NAAC, Central University   ESTD 1920
  Aligarh   UGC, NAAC, Central University   ESTD 1920

About College

Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) is the dream University of many Indian and international students. Since its inception, it has been marching along the path of glory.

Now, it has spread its wings over other colleges also. This University is indeed the best where a student goes in and comes out with a job on their hands.

Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) is the very best in imparting excellent education. Many colleges and research centres are providing the best of knowledge and service to the students.

Aligarh Muslim University offers more than 300 UG, PG and PhD courses in the traditional and modern branches of education. It draws students from all states in India and different countries, especially Africa, West Asia and Southeast Asia.

In some courses, seats are reserved for students from SAARC and Commonwealth Countries. The university is open to all irrespective of caste, creed, religion or gender. It ranks 8th among the top 20 research universities in India.

AMU Highlights

The established year 1920
Type of university Public Central University
Accredited by National Assessment and Accreditation Council
Library 18,00,000+volumes of books and 55,000 +current journals
Application mode Online
Location AMU Campus Aligarh – 202001 Uttar Pradesh, India

Aligarh Muslim University Courses

AMU runs the variety of undergraduate, postgraduate and research courses. It has 12 faculties viz. Agricultural Sciences, Arts, Commerce, Engineering & Technology, Law, Life Sciences, Medicine, Management Studies & Research, Science, Social Sciences, Theology, Unani Medicine, each comprising of several Departments of Studies.

Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) Admission:
  • An application process is done through online mode. Interested and eligible candidates are required to submit their applications on the official website of AMU.
  • Before applying for any program, candidates are suggested to check the eligibility criteria. For UG courses, applicants should have passed class 12 in relevant discipline with minimum 50% marks. For PG courses, candidates having a graduate degree in related field with required marks are eligible to apply. Candidates seeking admission to PhD courses should have master’s degree.
  • Selection is made by Aligarh Muslim University Entrance Exam which is conducted by the university itself. AMU performs different exams for different courses. Candidates applying for B.Tech and B.Arch courses need to sit for AMUEEE conducted by AMU. Admission to the M.Tech program is made through valid GATE score.

Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) Scholarships

  • Sultan Jahan Begam Scholarship (Oman, open to all around 40 scholarships)
  • Dr. E. R. Ansari Scholarship (Abu Dhabi, open to all around 10 scholarships)
  • AMU Alumni Association, Australia ( open to all around 38 scholarships)
  • AMU Alumni Association, California ( open to all around 200 scholarships)
  • The Aligarh Alumni Association, Washington DC ( open to all around 248 scholarships)
  • MSUS Scholarship ( two scholarship, specific for MJMC students)


Source Rank
NIRF (2018) 10
NIRF (2017) 11
India Today 6
Career360 22