Allahabad University: UG Admission, Top Colleges, Programs… and more

Updated on 26th April 2023 | 06:20 pm | #DU(UG)admission2023

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

The University offers full-time courses at UG, PG, diploma, and doctorate levels in the field of Science, Humanities, Social Science, Accounting & Commerce, Law, Business & Management Studies, IT & Software, Design, Engineering, Teaching, and Mass Communication & Media. Allahabad University also provides scholarships to students on the basis of merit and reservation categories. An exchange program has also been offered for students every year. The University of Allahabad has 12 colleges affiliated with it. It has been ranked 88th in the NIRF 2021 and ranked 401-450 in Asia by the QS World University Rankings of 2021. Let us know more about Allahabad University in this article.

Allahabad University UG Admissions - Important dates

A detailed official announcement is expected soon. Mentioned below are the tentative dates:

Top Colleges Under Allahabad University

The list of colleges that are affiliated with the Allahabad University are mentioned below:

  • Allahabad Degree College
  • Arya Kanya Degree College
  • Chaudhary Mahadev Prasad Post Graduate College
  • Ewing Christian College (Autonomous Minority College)
  • Govind Ballabh Pant Social Science Institute
  • Hamidia Girls' Degree College
  • Ishwar Saran Degree College
  • Jagat Taran Girls' Degree College
  • K.P Training College
  • Rajarshi Tandon Girls' Degree College
  • S.S. Khanna Girls Degree College
  • S.P.M. Govt. Degree College

Allahabad University UG Programs and Number of Seats

Allahabad University offers a number of programs at the undergraduate level. With 12 constituent colleges, Allahabad University offers more than 17000 seats in various undergraduate courses.

Please refer to the table below, to know about the important undergraduate courses offered by Allahabad University and the intake across each program.




Bachelor of Arts


3 Years

Bachelor of Commerce


3 Years

Bachelor of Science


3 Years

Bachelor of Vocation


3 Years

Bachelor of Fine Arts


3 Years

Allahabad University Admission Process

There are several courses offered by Allahabad University to students seeking admission at the undergraduate level. B.A, B.Sc, B.A + LLB are a few important ones to mention. From the academic year 2022-23 onwards, students will have to fill out the CUET form and write the exam in order to get admission to various UG courses at Allahabad University. The CUET will be a gateway for UG not only to Allahabad University but also to a total of 240+ universities across the country (including 47 central universities).

The Allahabad University UG admissions process and the eligibility criteria are mentioned below:

  • Students who have passed or appeared in any stream of the Intermediate Examination conducted by the U.P. Board/C.B.S.E./I.C.S.E. or an examination equivalent are eligible for admissions.
  • Those who have passed or appeared for the XII exam with Science Group are eligible to apply for the Undergraduate Admission Test for B.Sc. (Mathematics, Biology, Home Science respectively).
  • Those who have passed or appeared in the XII exam with the Commerce stream or Science stream will be eligible for admission to B.Com.
  • For BA (Music), the application form would be considered for those who have Music as one of the subjects at XII level or who have passed an equivalent examination in Music subject from a recognized Institution.
  • Females are eligible to apply for the Undergraduate Admission Test for B.Sc. (Home Science), who have passed or appeared at XII level from any recognized board (U.P. Board/C.B.S.E./I.C.S.E). or an examination equivalent either with (a) Science or (b) With any other Group having Home Science as one of the subjects after having passed the High School (or equivalent) examination with Science Group.
  • For B.A. (Urdu) application forms would be considered who have Urdu as one of the subjects at the Intermediate level or who have passed an equivalent examination in Urdu from a recognized Institution.
  • For B.A. (Geography) application forms would be considered who have Geography as one of the subjects at the Intermediate level or who have passed an equivalent examination in Geography subject from a recognized Institution.

With the changing pattern and face of the university entrance exams in India, the UGAT Exam of Allahabad University has now been replaced with CUET (Common University Entrance Test). There are several colleges affiliated with the University of Allahabad and from the year 2022 onwards, the CUET Exam will be the deciding factor for admissions to various UG courses in all of these colleges.

More than 240 universities will be participating in CUET 2023, and Allahabad University will be one of them. The exam will be conducted by NTA (National Testing Agency) and will be IN CBT - Online mode.

The Allahabad University UG admissions include the following:

  • Students need to register themselves on the official website of CUET.
  • Further, the students will have to provide their personal details and educational qualification details in order to fill out the form.
  • After all this, you will be required to upload the necessary documents for the purpose of verification.
  • As a part of the last step, you will have to make the payment to complete the registration process.
  • Remember to save a copy of your duly filled and submitted form for your future reference.

Allahabad University Fees

For the purpose of necessary arrangements for the exam, a small amount is charged as an application fee for aspiring students to pay. The fee structure for CUET is tabulated below:

No. of subjects 

Centres in India 

Centres Outside India

General (UR) 


SC/ST/PwBD/Third gender 

Upto 03 Subjects

₹ 750/- 

₹ 700/- 

₹ 650/- 

₹ 3750/- 

Upto 07 Subjects

₹ 1500/- 

₹ 1400/- 

₹ 1300/- 

₹ 7500/-

Upto 10 Subjects

₹ 1750/- 

₹ 1650/- 

₹ 1550/- 

₹ 11000/- 

Allahabad University Reservation Policy for UG Admissions

The Allahabad University UG admissions will be offered to candidates on the basis of the following reservation policy of the government:


Reservation policy (%)

Scheduled Tribe (ST)


Scheduled Caste (SC)


Disability candidates




Sports Quota


NCC ‘B’ Certificate Holders


The popular university of Uttar Pradesh, Allahabad University, is the oldest modern university in India. The entrance exam patterns have changed with the introduction of the CUET. If you are planning to take admissions in UG courses at Allahabad University, you will have to write and qualify for CUET.

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A. No application fee is non-refundable.

A. Yes, Allahabad University offers an exchange program for students every year. Recently, students of BAFD, ADFD & CAFD were offered to give a hands-on experience of the working of cottage industries situated in Bhitari Village, Lohta, Varanasi.

A. A few top recruiters include Wipro, Reliance Jio, Sampark Foundation, TCS, Azim Premji Foundation, etc. .