Information on courses, admissions process, exams & results of Aligarh Muslim University (AMU), Aligarh

Aligarh Muslim University

Aligarh Muslim University, one of the leading universities in India, is an academic institution of transnational repute. Also known as AMU Aligarh, it is a leading educational institution in India, drawing students from a number of countries, especially in Africa, West Asia and South East Asia. Modelled on the University of Cambridge, it holds the distinction of being one of the first institutions of higher learning set up during the British Raj.
Educational Streams
Aligarh Muslim University covers a wide range of courses under several departments supporting to its affiliated colleges. AMU has been a desired destination in higher learning for the students of various countries. At present, the university offers more than 250 courses in traditional and modern branch of education. The university holds the recognition of producing several prominent Muslim leaders, and Urdu scholars of the subcontinent. In some courses, a section of seats are earmarked for students from SAARC and Commonwealth countries. The University is currently making efforts to set up five regional centres in the country which are Bhopal (Madhya Pradesh), Pune (Maharashtra), Murshidabad (West Bengal), Malappuram (Kerala) and Katihar (Bihar).
AMU provides all the basic facilities to its students like residential accommodation, guest house, health services, sports, computer centre and hobby workshops. The University has a vast library as well. The Library complex comprises of a Central Library and more than 80 college/departmental libraries. These libraries cater to the academic needs of the students.
AMU wasset up by Sir Syed Ahmed Khan in 1875. It was granted the status of Central University in 1920 by an Act of Indian Parliament. AMU was among the few higher educational centres which came into being during the British occupation. Sir Khan, a great social reformer, originally founded it as Mohammedan Anglo-Oriental College in 1875. With the passage of time, the college gradually grew, and acquired the status of the university in 1920.


  • Agriculture Sciences
  • Arts
  • Commerce
  • Engineering & Technology
  • Law
  • Life Sciences
  • Management Studies & Research
  • Medicine
  • Science
  • Theology
  • Unani Medicine
  • Social Science

Contact Details:
Aligarh Muslim University - 202 002

Phone: 2703038, 2701807
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