About Aligarh Muslim University (AMU)

Aligarh Muslim University also referred as AMU was established by Sir Syed Ahmad Khan in 1875. The University started as Muhammadan Anglo-Oriental College and became a University (AMU) in 1920. The university has been ranked 801–1000 in the QS World University Rankings of 2021 and 17 in India by the National Institutional Ranking Framework in 2020.

Aligarh Muslim University is institution of national importance, under the seventh schedule of the Constitution of India.

AMU UG Programs

Aligarh Muslim University offers several programs at the undergraduate level. With 7 constituent colleges, the Aligarh Muslim University offers many undergraduate courses.

Please refer to the table below for the important undergraduate courses offered by the AMU and the intake across each program.

Course Intake Duration
B. Sc (Hons) Home Science 30* 3 Years
B.Sc (Hons) Agriculture 40 4 Years
B. A (Hons) Arabic 20+10* 3 Years
B. A (Hons) Communicative English 15+20* 3 Years
B. A (Hons) English 40+35* 3 Years
B. A (Hons) Hindi 40+25* 3 Years
B. A (Hons) Geography 50+20* 3 Years
B. A (Hons) Linguistics 20+25* 3 Years
B. A (Hons) Persian 15+25* 3 Years
B. A (Hons) Philosophy 20+10* 3 Years
B. A (Hons) Quaranic Studies 10+10* 3 Years
B. A (Hons) Sanskrit 15+10* 3 Years
B. A (Hons) Urdu 40+50* 3 Years
Bachelor of Fine Arts 15+15* 3 Years
B. Com (Hons) 180+100* 3 Years
B. Voc Production Technology 50 3 Years
B Voc Polymer and Coating Technology 50 3 Years
B. Voc Fashion Design and Garment Technology 50 3 Years
B. A  (Hons) Chinese 20 3 Years
B. A  (Hons) French 20 3 Years
B. A  (Hons) German 20 3 Years
B. A  (Hons) Russian 20 3 Years
B. A  (Hons) Spanish 20 3 Years
B. Sc (Hons) Biochemistry 30+30* 3 Years
B. Sc (Hons) Botany 60+40* 3 Years
B. Sc (Hons) Zoology 60+45* 3 Years
B. Sc (Hons) Physics 120+35* 3 Years
B. Sc (Hons) Chemistry 120+65* 3 Years
B. Sc (Hons) Mathematics 120+40* 3 Years
B. Sc (Hons) Geography 45+30* 3 Years
B. Sc (Hons) Geology 100+30* 3 Years
B. Sc (Hons) Statistics 60+30* 3 Years
B. Sc (Hons) Industrial Chemistry 20+10* 3 Years
B. Sc (Hons) Computer Applications 40+20* 3 Years

AMU UG Programs Eligibility:

As the University offers multiple programs and separate intake for male and female candidates, it is important to check the university official website regularly to keep oneself updated about the eligibility for each program, which can change.

AMU UG Admissions:

Until 2020, AMU conducted its own entrance test to admit students for the UG programs. From the academic year 2021, admissions to UG programs offered by Aligarh Muslim University will be based on Central Universities Common Entrance Test (CUCET). CUCET will be a common entrance for admissions to UG programs offered by all the Central Universities in the country.

University of Allahabad UG Programs Reservation:

Allahabad University being a Central University offers reservations in admissions according to central government rules. Kindly check the university website for further details.

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