About University of Allahabad

The fourth oldest University in the country, University of Allahabad (also referred as Allahabad University), was established on September 23, 1887. At one point of time, the University of Allahabad was also referred as “Oxford of the East”. The Central University status was re-established in the year 2005 by the Parliament of India through the University of Allahabad Act.

University of Allahabad has 11-degree colleges affiliated to it. It was ranked 401–450 in Asia by the  QS World University Rankings  of 2020.

University of Allahabad UG Programs

University of Allahabad offers a number of programs at the undergraduate level. With 11 constituent colleges, the University of Allahabad offers more than 17000 seats in the undergraduate courses.

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

Course Intake Duration
Bachelor of Arts 16653 3 Years
Bachelor of Commerce 1271 3 Years
Bachelor of Science 1536 3 Years
Bachelor of Vocation 113 3 Years
Bachelor of Fine Arts 20 3 Years

University of AllahabadUG Programs Eligibility:

University of Allahabad UG Admissions:

Until 2020, admissions to Allahabad University UG courses were based on entrance exam (UGAT) conducted by the University. From the academic year 2021, admissions to UG programs offered by Allahabad 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.

CUCET Exam Colleges

In a move that could be a potential game changer for higher education in India, the government has recommended to conduct a Common Entrance Test (CUCET) for the 54 Central Universities from the academic session 2021-2022. Check out all the universities accepting CUCET exam score

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