University of Lucknow or Lucknow University (LU) is one of the oldest government-owned Indian Research University located in Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh. The university is approved by UGC, New Delhi. Lucknow University is ranked 22nd in the country amongst the top government university of India by the India Today 2020 rankings. With over 101 Affiliated Colleges and to approx 1,00,000 students, the university offers Undergraduate, Postgraduate, and Research courses in various streams such as Arts, Science, Commerce, Law, and Fine Arts. Lucknow University Admission is done on the basis of entrance exams which are conducted by the university itself.

University of Lucknow recruitement includes well-known companies such as ICICI Bank, HDFC Bank, IDEA, Cease Fire, Brooke India, and MRF Tyres, etc. The highest salary package offered to them is INR 4.5 LPA, while the average package is INR 2.1 LPA. Some of the notable alumni of the University of Lucknow are Amitabh Bhattacharya, Zakir Hussain, Shankar Dayal Sharma, etc.

Latest Update:

  • On November 29, 2020, the University of Lucknow announced the result of seat allotment for the 2nd stage of UP JEE B.Ed. Counseling. 32,535 out of 34,673 candidates have been selected for their opted college seats. The 3rd stage of Counselling will start from November 29, 2020.
  • Lucknow University B.El.Ed counseling phase 2 has been started. The university released merit lists for phase 1 and the second round for the counseling has been started for the vacant seats. The counseling process started on October 23, 2020, and will end on October 30, 2020.
  • University of Lucknow on 20th September 2020 also announced that the JEE B.Ed counseling dates have been postponed to October 19, 2020. Earlier, the JEE B.Ed counseling date was scheduled for September 21, 2020, but as the university's final semester exams are still on, the university has rescheduled the counseling process to 19th October – 8th November 2020.
  • In addition to this, the university has also announced tentative dates for the PG entrance exams 2020. The tentative dates for the entrance exams are 10th, 12th, 13th, 14th, 15th, 16th, and 17th of October 2020. Admission to MVA will be based on 100 questions in the MCQ format with no practical or viva round. The LLM entrance exam will also have 100 MCQ and there will be no interview. Admission to the Lucknow University M.Ed program will be based on the written test and academic records of the candidate.

Lucknow University Admission dates 2020

Event Dates
UG counseling for admission September 22, 2020
PG Entrance exam dates (Tentative) September 10, 2020 - September 17, 2020
B.EL.ED entrance exam September 26, 2020
Admit card for B.EL.ED September 11, 2020
B.El.Ed counseling start date (Phase 1) September 28, 2020
B.El.Ed counseling start date (Phase 2)
Option submission for up-gradation for candidates allotted second or lower preference in the second allotment
October 23-25, 2020
Final Seat Confirmation Fee Submission October 30, 2020, to November 2, 2020
Last date to apply for Diploma programs without a late fee September 28, 2020
Last date to submit the form for BA (Yoga), B.Sc (Yoga), and Bachelor in Naturopathy and Yogic Science  September 28, 2020
JEE B.Ed exam date August 9, 2020
JEE B.Ed counseling date October 19, 2020 – November 8, 2020
Commencement of new session November 9, 2020
Ph.D. interview dates September 26 to 30, 2020
Ph.D. interview dates for candidates who could not appear for the earlier dates October 5, 2020
UP JEE B.Ed 3rd stage counseling November 29, 2020

Lucknow University Highlights

Established | Type 1876 | State University
Recognized by AICTE and UGC
Rankings 2020 Ranked 10 for Law by Indiatoday
Courses offered UG, PG, and Doctoral
Admission criteria Entrance-based
Accepted exam scores UPSEE, UPJEE B.Ed, LUMET, CAT
Application Mode Online
Facilities Library, Auditorium, Hostel, Labs, Computer Center, etc.
Highest salary package INR 4.5 LPA
Average Salary Package INR 2.1 LPA
Top recruiters ICICI Bank, HDFC Bank, IDEA, Cease Fire, Brooke India, and MRF Tyres
Campus area 219.01 acres
No. of Departments | No of Students 50 | 17054
Official Website https://www.lkouniv.ac.in/en

University of Lucknow Ranking

  • Lucknow University is ranked 22nd in the country amongst the top government university of India by the India Today 2020 rankings.
  • The University of Lucknow is ranked 51st amongst all govt. educational institutions in India by Education World ranking 2020. The university is ranked 7th by the same authority in the State rankings of 2020.

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University of Lucknow Courses 

The university provides a variety of undergraduate, postgraduate and research courses in multiple disciplines. The table below briefs the name of the courses with eligibility:

Course Details
B.Ed Duration: 2 years
Eligibility: 60% aggregate marks in a relevant subject
Selection criteria: U.P JEE B.Ed 
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L.L.B Duration: 5 Years
Eligibility: 10+2 with 50% aggregate marks in any subject
Selection criteria: University-based entrance 
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B.A.L.L.B Duration: 5 Years
Eligibility: 10+2 with 50% aggregate marks in any subject
Selection criteria: University-based entrance 
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B.Sc Duration: 3 Years
Eligibility: 10+2 with 50% aggregate marks in a relevant subject
Specializations: Computer Science, Mathematics, Chemistry, Genetics & Genomics, Physics, Botany, Geology, Zoology, Statistics, and Anthropology
Selection criteria: University-based entrance 
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BCA Duration: 3 Years
Eligibility: 10+2 with 50% aggregate marks in any subject Computer Science or Information Technology as a mandatory subject.
Selection criteria: University-based entrance 
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BA Duration: 3 Years
Eligibility: 10+2 with 50% aggregate marks in any subject
Specializations: Economics, Political Science, English, Hindi, Psychology, Geography, Mathematics, Defence Studies, Travel & Tourism Management, Jyotir Vigyan, etc.
Selection criteria: University-based entrance 
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BBA Duration: 3 Years
Eligibility: 10+2 with 50% aggregate marks in any subject
Selection criteria: University-based entrance 
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B.Tech Duration: 4 Years
Eligibility: 10+2 with 55% aggregate marks in any subject
Selection criteria: UPSEE
Specializations: CSE, Civil, Electronics & Communication, Electrical, and Mechanical. 
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BFA (Textile Design) Duration: 3 Years
Eligibility: 10+2
Selection criteria: University-based entrance 
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B.Com Duration: 3 Years
Eligibility: 10+2 with 40% marks
Selection criteria: University-based entrance 
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B.Com (H) Duration: 3 Years
Eligibility: 10+2 with 60% marks
Selection criteria: University-based entrance 
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MA Duration: 2 Years
Eligibility: Graduation in the relevant discipline with 45% marks
Specializations: Economics, Political Science, English, Hindi, Psychology, Geography, Mathematics, Defence Studies, Sociology, Jyotir Vigyan, etc.
Selection criteria: University-based entrance 
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M.Sc Duration: 2 years
Eligibility: B.Sc in the relevant discipline with 50% marks
Specializations: Computer Science, Mathematics, Chemistry, Microbiology, Physics, Botany, Geology, Zoology, Biostatistics, Anthropology, etc.
Selection criteria: University-based entrance 
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MBA Duration: 2 Years
Eligibility: Graduation with 50% marks
Selection criteria: LUMET or CAT 
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M.Com Duration: 2 years
Eligibility: B.Com/ BBA/ BA with Economics as one of the main subject with 45% marks
Selection criteria: University-based entrance 
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MSW Duration: 2 Years
Eligibility: Graduation with 50% marks
Selection criteria: University-based entrance 
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B.El.Ed Duration: 4 Years
Eligibility: 10+2 with 50% aggregate marks in any subject
Selection criteria: University-based entrance 
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PGDM Duration: 1-year
Eligibility: Graduation with 50% marks
Selection criteria: LUMET or CAT 
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Ph.D Duration: 3 years
Eligibility: 50% aggregate marks in Masters in a relevant field
Selection criteria: University-based entrance 
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MCA Duration: 3 years
Eligibility: B.Com/ BBA/ BA with Economics as one of the main subject with 45% marks
Selection criteria: University-based entrance 
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LLM Duration: 2 years
Eligibility: Law Graduate with 50% marks
Selection criteria: 10+2 with 40% marks 
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M.Ed Duration: 2 years
Eligibility: B.Ed
Selection criteria: University-based entrance 
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Check: Lucknow University Fee Structure

Lucknow University Admissions

The university provides a variety of undergraduate, postgraduate, and research courses in multiple disciplines. The university offers various UG programs including BA, B.Com, LL.B, and BCA whereas PG programs viz. M.Com, LL.M, M.Sc., MVA, and MCA. The university also offers research programs such as Ph.D. in different departments. Admissions to all the courses are done on the basis of various entrance exams, applicants to take admission to any of the courses must register themselves.

Prerequisites for the application procedure:

  • Valid Email ID and Active Mobile Number
  • Scanned passport size photograph in JPEG format 
  • Scanned signature 
  • Intermediate(10+2) Mark sheet
  • Aadhar Card
  • Photo ID proof
  • Caste Certificate (if required)
  • Income Certificate (if required)

To register for the desired courses, candidates must follow the subsequent steps:

Follow the subsequent steps:

Step 1: Visit the official website of the university and go to the admission portal

Step 2: Register yourself with a valid contact number and email id, applicants will receive their login details in the registered details

Step 3: Enter LU Login credentials and begin with the application procedure

Step 4: Fill in the form with personal details along with the educational qualifications and upload scanned photo and signature

Step 5: Applicants can preview all the entries made at this point. If there is some error, they can be edited. 

Step 6: Proceed for payment of the application fees and make a payment of the required amount as per your category and course. 

With this, the registration and application procedure is completed. Candidates are requested to take a printout of the form and fee receipt for future requirements.

Selection Procedure 

Candidates are shortlisted for all the programs on the basis of marks obtained in the university level entrance exam. LU UG admissions are mainly done on the basis of the entrance test conducted by the university itself. The brief of the selection procedure of each course is given below:

  • Undergraduate programs likeB.A(Hons), B.Com(Hons), BBA, BBA+MBA, BFA, BVA, LLB, B.Sc.(Hons), BCA, B.Voc, B.Lib.Sc., and B.P.Ed. admissions are done on the basis of candidate’s marks obtained in the Lucknow University Entrance Test.
  • B.Tech aspirants are admitted on the basis of score occupied in UPSEE and B.Ed. admission is done on the UPJEE B.Ed exam.
  • MTTM and MBA admissions are done on the entrance exam basis – marks obtained in LUMET or CAT followed by GDPI round – Group Discussion and Personal Interview
  • Selection of other postgraduate programs like M.Sc., MA., M.Com, LLM, MVA, M.Lib.Sc., and M.P.Ed. are done on entrance exam basis conducted by the university followed by Personal Interview
  • LU M.Ed. Entrance Test is conducted for M.Ed. admissions,  aspirants will be shortlisted for Personal Interview round after successfully cracking the entrance.
  • Ph.D. admissions are done on the basis of entrance test conducted by the university. The selection procedure depends on the candidate’s past academic records, the proposal on the desired research area, and personal interview.

Documents at the time of Lucknow University Counseling

  • Photo ID and Address Proof any one of Aadhar Card, Voter ID, Driving Licence, Passport
  • Class 10 Mark sheet and Certificate
  • Class 12 Mark sheet
  • Four passport size Colour Photographs
  • Caste Certificate (If required)
  • Income Certificate

Check: Lucknow University Admissions 

Lucknow University Cut off

Given below is the expected UPSEE Cut Off: 

COURSES GENERAL CATEGORY
M.C.A Lateral 43-43
B.Tech (Lateral) Electrical Engineering 51-74
B.Tech (Lateral) Mechanical Engineering 72-253
B.Tech (Lateral) Civil Engineering 134-149
M.C.A 237-860
B.Tech (Lateral) Computer Science & Engineering 706-726
B.Tech (Lateral) Electronics & Communication Engineering 971-997
B.Tech Computer Science and Engineering 1624-8612
B.Tech Civil Engineering 5537-237
B.Tech Mechanical Engineering 6777-23561
B.Tech Electronics & Communication Engineering 7148-21513
B.Tech Electrical Engineering 13768-23437

MBA courses expected Cut off: 

COURSES GENERAL CATEGORY
MBA Marketing 40
MBA Human Resources and International Relations 40
MBA Finance and Control 40
MBA International Business 40

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Lucknow University Result

Results for Lucknow University both annual and semester exams are announced online through the official website. The semester exam results are usually announced within a month after the completion of exams. 

How can I check my result? 

  • Visit the official website of Lucknow University https://www.lkouniv.ac.in
  • Click on the Examination table and select results from the drop-down menu.
  • Click on annual result or semester result as per requirement.
  • Results for semester-based courses are divided into even & odd semester results.
  • After clicking on the desired link, you will be redirected to the course wise result listing page.
  • Select your examination & subject & enter the registration number.
  • Save & download the result copy for future purposes.

Lucknow University Admit Card

The admit card contains details of the exam date, venue of the examination, and exam timings. Students will know the address of their examination center from the admit card. The admit card will be valid only if the candidate's photograph and signature are legible. 

How to download your admit card?

  • Visit the university examination website exam.luonline.in
  • Click on the admit card tab
  • Click on download admit card
  • It will direct you to a page where you will be given an option to search through a form no.
  • Download the admit card and keep a print out of the admit card.

Lucknow University Placements

The University has a centralized and active Counseling and Placement Cell that assures support to the top recruiters and the interested students at every stage of the placement process. The Cell acts as an interface between the recruitment companies and the students and will fundamentally enable the students to select from their career opportunities. It also facilitates the selection process of all the companies as per their requirements. The Counseling and Placement Cell will liaison with corporate/organizations to provide suitable jobs for the students completing their graduation from the University of Lucknow. It also proposes to conduct seminars, workshops, mock tests, guest lectures, soft and technical training skills, and many more valuable sessions for students to enable them to become successful professionals.

Some of the major recruiters are ICICI Bank, HDFC Bank, IDEA, Cease Fire, Brooke India, and MRF Tyres. 
Placement Record:

  • Highest Package: INR 4.5 LPA
  • Lowest Package: INR 2.1 LPA

Check: Lucknow University Placements

Lucknow University Facilities

  • Tagore Library: It is the Central Research library of the University. It is respected as one of the oldest, well organized, and richest libraries in India.
  • Auditorium: The Auditorium is the home to all the big events that take place at the University. From Seminars to conferences, Cultural programs to fests, everything is held in the auditorium.
  • Hostel: The University has sixteen hostels and provides separate accommodation for boys and girls. The hostel rooms are allotted on a twin-sharing basis and the present capacity is nearly 3000 inmates.
  • Central Facility for Computational Research (CFCR) (Computer Cluster): The CFCR Computer cluster contains one master node and five compute nodes. Each node consists of 16 processors making a total of 96 cores. The software that is currently installed is Gaussian 09, MATLAB, and Mathematica. 

University of Lucknow Notable Alumni

  • Shankar Dayal Sharma
    • 9th President of India
  • Seem Mustafa
    • Indian print and television journalist. Currently working as the Editor-in-Chief of The Citizen newspaper
  • Qurratulain Hyder
    • Indian Urdu novelist and short story writer, an academic, and a journalist.
  • Zakir Hussain
    • Indian economist, politician, and 3rd president of India
  • Amitabh Bhattacharya
    • Indian lyricist and playback singer in Bollywood.
  • Farrukh Jaffar
    • Indian actress and former radio presenter 

University of Lucknow FAQs

Ques. How to get admission in Lucknow University?

Ans. Candidates are selected in the UG programmes on the basis of the marks obtained in the entrance exam conducted by the University. In addition to this, the university also offers admission into the course through NRI seats.

Ques. What is LUACMAT?

Ans. LUACMAT (Lucknow University Associated Colleges Management Admission Test) is the entrance test for students to get into several programmes offered by Lucknow University. The common entrance test is conducted by National PG College.

Ques. How many colleges are there in Lucknow University?

Ans. Lucknow University has a total of 170 colleges affiliated to it located throughout the city and surrounding areas. Some of the top colleges under Lucknow University are Aryavart Institute of Higher Education, Lucknow Christian College, Mahila Mahavidyalaya.

Ques. What is the intake capacity of Lucknow University ?

Ans. 30 seats are filled up every year in the First year of MCA Course.

Ques. Is AKTU inside Lucknow University?

Ans. No, AKTU is a separate University. Lucknow University is one of India’s best Universities which has a lot of famous colleges under its wing.

Ques. Can a student who fails give a back paper in Lucknow University?

Ans. No, unfortunately, if you have a back paper you might get a year back. If it is mentioned that you can attempt the backpaper, that is a totally different process at LU.

Ques. What is the eligibility criteria for B.Com and B.Com (H) ?

Ans. For, B.Com (H) a minimum of 60% is required to get admission to LU. For B.Com a minimum of 40% is required to get admitted into LU.

Ques. If I have biology along with PCM in class 12, which all courses am i eligible to apply for?

Ans. Candidates wishing to apply to LU can seek admission in BSc(Maths), Bsc(Bio), BCom as well as BCom (Hons).

Ques. What are the facilities offered by Lucknow University?

Ans. The University is located at the heart of Lucknow. It provides various facilities to students wishing to apply. The facilities provided are libraries, sports complexes, hostels(boys and girls), Computer labs, DTP centre, etc.

Ques. Can I get Direct Admission at Lucknow University?

Ans. Unfortunately, this is not possible. The University conducts entrance exams for all its courses and all students have to undergo this criteria to get admission.