Aligarh Muslim University (AMU), established in 1920, by Sir Syed Ahmed Khan, is one of the top universities in India with a NIRF Ranking of 17 in the University category. The university has opened three new centers of study outside Aligarh in Murshidabad (West Bengal), Malappuram (Kerala), and Kishanganj (Bihar).

AMU offers UG, PG, Diploma, and Doctoral programs in the streams of Arts, Science, Commerce, etc. AMU UG/PG Admission 2020-21: The University has released 2nd Counselling Schedule for CET 2020. Candidates can vist the official website to get the details. Admission to the university is based on an entrance exam conducted by the university except for the MBBS program. MBBS program admissions are based on the NEET exam score and the registration for the same is as the Medical Council of India. Candidates can apply online at the university for the entrance exam  AMU is going to introduce Online UG/PG degree programs from this year, the university has been granted to offer online courses like B.Com, M.Com, MA and BA. Graduates from the university are placed in top-notch companies such as Genpact, HCL, Infosys, Capgemini, etc.

AMU Admission Dates

Event Dates
BA LLB
Registration, Login, Documents Upload & Choice Filling by the Candidates January 23 – 27, 2021
Verification of Documents by Verifying officers January 28 – 30, 2021
Display of Firm admission List 1 January 31, 2021
Acceptance of Admission & Payment of admission fee by the candidates against list 1 February 2 – 4, 2021
Display of Firm admission List 2 (If required) February 5, 2021
Acceptance of Admission & Payment of admission fee by the candidates against list 2 February 7 – 8, 2021
Display of Firm admission List 3 (If required) February 9, 2021
Acceptance of Admission & Payment of admission fee by the candidates against list 3 February 11 – 12, 2021
LLM
Registration, Login, Documents Upload & Choice Filling by the Candidates January 24 – 28, 2021
Verification of Documents by Verifying officers January 29 – 31, 2021
Display of Firm admission List 1 February 1, 2021
Acceptance of Admission & Payment of admission fee by the candidates against list 1 February 3 – 5, 2021
Display of Firm admission List 2 (If required) February 6, 2021
Acceptance of Admission & Payment of admission fee by the candidates against list 2 February 8 – 9, 2021
Display of Firm admission List 3 February 10, 2021
Acceptance of Admission & Payment of admission fee by the candidates against list 3 February 12 – 13, 2021

AMU Highlights

Established In | Type 1920 | Public
Accredited by NAAC Grade A
Courses UG, PG, Diploma, and Doctoral
Admission Criteria AMUEE Entrance Exam
Mode of Application Online
Rankings

31 in the overall category
17 in the University category
39 in the Engineering category
45 in the Management category
15 in Medical Category
13 in the Law category
16 in Architecture

Top recruiters

Genpact, HCL, Infosys, Capgemini, Adobe, and Google

Official Website www.amu.ac.in

AMU Rankings 2020

Aligarh Muslim University was ranked by many ranking agencies such as the NIRF, Indiatoday, Outlook, The Week, and US News in different categories such as engineering, management, law, etc. Given below are the current year rankings of AMU:

  • Aligarh Muslim University has been ranked into various categories by the NIRF in its 2020 rankings. The university is ranked:
    • 31 in the overall category
    • 17 in the University category
    • 39 in the Engineering category
    • 45 in the Management category
    • 15 in Medical Category
    • 13 in the Law category
    • 16 in Architecture
  • The university is also ranked by the Indiatoday 2020 rankings, the ranks given to AMU in the various categories are:
    • 49 in the Arts category
    • 47 in the Science category
    • 10 for the Social Work
    • 18 for the Mass Communications
    • 11 by the Law
  • Other than this, the university was also ranked by the Outlook magazine for the Social Science, Science, and Arts category placing AMU at 9, 59, and 47 respectively.

Aligarh Muslim University Courses

AMU runs a 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 several Departments of Studies.

Courses Specializations Eligibility
B.A English, Hindi, Polity, Civics, Geography, History, Psychology, Philosophy, Economics, Education, Social Work, Women’s Studies  10+2 grade in a relevant discipline with a minimum aggregate of 50%
M.A B.A pass with 50%
B.Sc Agricultural Science, Home Science, Biochemistry, Botany, Zoology, Chemistry, Geography, Geology, Industrial Chemistry, Mathematics, Physics, Statistics, Computer Applications 10+2 grade in a relevant discipline with min 50% marks.
M.Sc B.Sc passed with min 50% marks.
B. Voc Production Technology, Polymer & Coating Technology, Fashion Design & Garment Technology 10+2 passed with min 50% marks.
M. Voc B.Voc passed with min 50% marks.
BFA Arabic, Persian, Urdu, Chinese, French, German, Russian, Spanish 10+2 passed in any stream.
MFA BFA Passed in relevant stream.
B.Tech Chemical, Civil, Computer, Electronics, Electrical, Mechanical, Petrochemical 10+2 passed in the relevant stream.
M.Tech B.Tech passed in the relevant stream.
B.Arch Architecture 10+2 passed with min 50% marks.
B.Li.Sc   Library Science 10+2 passed with min 50% marks. 
M.Li.Sc B.Li.Sc passed in the relevant stream.
BRIT Radiation Therapy 10+2 passed in science.
B.ed Education Graduation passed.
B.P.ed Physical Education Graduation passed. 
BA-LL.B Law Graduation passed in any stream.
MBBS Medical Sciences 10+2 passed in the science stream.
BDS Dental Science 10+2 passed in the science stream.
MBA Business Administration Graduation in a relevant stream.

Note: The university also offers Ph.D. in streams of Arts, Science and Commerce.

Read More Aligarh Muslim University Fees

AMU Admissions

The application process is done through online mode. Interested and eligible candidates are required to submit their applications on the official website of AMU. The application form can be filled online by following the below-listed steps:

Application Procedure

  • Visit the official website of AMU.

  • Register as a new user by providing details of Name, Address & course of choice.

  • Log in using the username and password generated at the time of registration.

  • Fill the form with respect to personal and academic details. Upload photograph and signature.

  • Fill the Aligarh Muslim University Admission Form and pay the application by Credit/ Debit card or through Net-Banking.

  • Cross verify the duly filled application form and click on submit.

  • Take the printout of filled form for future reference.

Tabulated below are the entrance exams respective to their courses for admission in Aligarh Muslim University.

Courses Exams
B.Tech AMUEEE
M.Tech GATE
MBBS NEET
B.Arch NATA

Note: Selection is done on the basis of the Aligarh Muslim University Entrance Exam which is conducted by the university itself.

Check AMU Admission 2020

AMU Scholarships

Aligarh Muslim University offers the following scholarship to the students as per their eligibility for each of them. 

  • Sultan Jahan Begum 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)

AMU Placement

The University provides a placement cell that looks after the student’s career. Therefore, students are having a very bright future once they get here. The University stands tall in this regard. It invited speakers from the corporate world like Wipro, Genpact, ICICI Bank, NIIT, etc for the Guidance and Motivation of the students. Both the courses  B.Tech and MBA students are in huge demand in industry and well known for their academic and professional knowledge.

AMU Placement Companies

  • Genpact
  • HCL
  • Infosys
  • Capgemini
  • Adobe
  • Google

Read More AMU Placements

AMU Facilities

AMU has all the facilities for the overall development of the students. Some of them are listed below:

  • Library: It is known as the Maulana Azad Library. It is the second biggest University Library of Asia. It has a whopping collection of over 11.5 lakh books and documents. There are books on different subjects in Science & Technology. The library has a well-equipped Computer Lab. The library has a great number of books in English.
  • Hostel: An extraordinary feature of the University is its inhabited nature. Both the students and staff reside together on the campus itself. There are 26 halls and 69 Hostels. AMU is really an agent of the country's multiracial, multilingual and multi-religious characteristic. Hindus Muslims, Sikhs, and Christians are studying and staying together.    
  • Sports: 19 main clubs comprise the University Games Committee. There are 7 sub-clubs also the country has got the best sportsmen from this University. The University provides for separate grounds for cricket, football, hockey, athletics, and tennis. Games and sports are very important for the students to keep themselves fit and fit as a fiddle. The indoor games are also being played. Indoor games like chess, carom, billiards, badminton and table tennis are there for the boys and girls to play. 
  • Computer Centre: It is very well equipped and thus provides with very fast internet system. The computers are updated every now and then. A student can use it for their benefit and thus derive immense help from the Centre.

AMU Schools and Colleges

AMU is holding the hands of many schools and colleges. Once you glance through the list, you will grasp the power of the shadow of the Aligarh Muslim University.

  • Senior Secondary School (Boys/Girls)
  • S. T. High School (Minto Circle)
  • Women's College
  • Ahmadi School for Blind
  • City High School
  • University Schools
  • Abdullah Girls High School

Inter-departmental research centers

  • Centre for West Asian Studies
  • Interdisciplinary Biotechnology Unit
  • Centre for Comparative Study of Indian Languages & Culture
  • Centre of Excellence in Material Science/Nanotechnology (Soon to be established)

Aligarh Muslim University Notable Alumni

Some of the notable alumni of Aligarh Muslim University are:

  • Mohammad Hamid Ansari
    • Indian politician and retired Indian Foreign Service officer also served as the 12th Vice President of India from 2007 to 2017.
  • Naseeruddin Shah
    •  Indian film and stage actor and director
  • Javed Akhtar
    • Indian Politician activist, Poet, Lyricist, and Screenwriter
  • Lala Amarnath
    • Indian cricketer (the first batsman to score a century for India in Test cricket)
  • Zakir Hussain 
    • Indian economist and politician who served as the 3rd President of India.

AMU FAQs

Ques. What will be the medium of instruction for all programs in AMU?

Ans. English is the preferred language for all the programs.

Ques. Are all the Programs for Graduation and Post-Graduation available in the online format?

Ans. Not every program is available online. The University has planned to launch several programs in the ICT Enabled Programs format very soon. This shall depend upon the interest of the students for particular programs. You may want to submit your request if the program you desire does not feature in the available list of programs.

Ques. Will I earn academic credit if I enroll in any of these programs through AMU?

Ans. Students enrolling for ICT Enabled Programs earn academic credit, and are graded in the same way as other students of the University. The University maintains parity for students irrespective of the medium of teaching.

Ques. What are the arrangements of convocation by the AMU?

Ans. The University facilitates a Convocation Ceremony where students are awarded with their degrees. The students are requested to watch for the notification issued by the University for the Annual Convocation in the Newspapers and in the University’s website and submit the application for the convocation, after remitting the fee prescribed.

Ques. Do I need to pay for individual mark statements and the provisional certificate?

Ans. The student has to pay the prescribed fee along with the examination fee to receive his/her individual marksheet and the provisional certificate. The same is included as part of the fees for final examination. The details shall be provided on the exam application form.

Ques. How do I apply for an AMU ICT Enabled program?

Ans. Admissions for the ICT Enabled Programs can be taken using the Online Application Form. Please do check for the current batches. The student needs to align himself/herself with the currently running batches in the University. However, if desired, the student can also download the offline application form, fill it up and send the same to the University (please refer to the ‘Admission’ section of the website).

Ques. What is the procedure if one needs to change the program?

Ans. A Student once enrolled is not eligible for requesting Change of Program.

Ques. What is the cancellation policy of the AMU?

Ans. Once the student is admitted for a university program, he/she cannot cancel the admission.

Ques. Is there any provision for fee reimbursement to SC / ST / BC / OBC candidates for online programs?

Ans. There are no such fee concessions or reimbursements for any category of the students.

Ques. Whom should I contact in case of further queries?

Ans. If you are a student, you can contact your respective academic counselor for academic queries or fill up the form on Contact page for any queries related to the program. Prospective students can speak to our counselors on the number mentioned on the website or fill up the Request Info form on the Homepage. Faculty or Partners who are interested to work with us can fill up their enquiry on the Contact page.