Aligarh Muslim University - [AMU]

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Updated on: January 28, 2023 | 3:10 pm, January 28, 2023 | 3:10 pm

Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) is one of India's largest central universities with an enrollment of more than 37327 students. The university welcomes students from all states in India and from different countries, especially Africa, West Asia, and Southeast Asia. AMU has now 13 faculties comprising 117 teaching departments, 3 academies, and 21 centres and institutes. The university is quite popular for its residential character as most of the staff and students are residing on the campus. AMU has three off campuses in Murshidabad (West Bengal), Malappuram (Kerala), and Kishanganj (Bihar). Check

AMU offers more than 300 courses in the traditional and modern branches of education. Apart from the common courses like BA, BSc, etc, the university is also popular for its B.Tech and MBBS program. AMU conducts its own entrance exam (AMUEE) for admission to most of the courses. Candidates are required to appear for the NEET entrance examination for admission to AMU medical courses. AMU also offers distance education through its Centre For Distance And Online Education. Check

AMU placement records are increasing every year. As per the data submitted to NIRF 2022, a total of 5,597 students (both UG and PG combined), about 1,228 have been placed in top-notch companies. The highest salary package offered INR 10 LPA and the median package stood at INR 10 LPA.

AMU Ranking

Aligarh Muslim University has been ranked by various rankings surveys across the world. Below we have given some of the top rankings of the university along with the ranking agencies.

Body/ Magazine Ranking Year
NIRF 11 (University) 2022
NIRF 19 for overall category 2022
NIRF 37 for Engineering  2022
NIRF 57 for Management 2022
NIRF 22 for Medical 2022
NIRF 12 for Law 2022
NIRF 38 for Dental 2022
NIRF 13 for Architecture 2022
NIRF 28 for Research 2022
QS World Ranking 1001-1200 2023
QS World Ranking 1001-1200 2022
US News Rankings 801-1000 2022
NIRF 10  2021
NIRF 18 for overall category 2021
NIRF 35 for Engineering  2021
NIRF 49 for Management 2021
NIRF 14 for Medical 2021
NIRF 11 for Law 2021
NIRF 13 for Architecture 2021
NIRF 24 for Research 2021
India Today Ranking 4th 2021
CWUR  8th 2021

AMU Courses and Fees

AMU provides admissions to around 300 different varieties of courses including undergraduate, postgraduate, diploma etc under 13 departments. The eligibility criteria and the fee structure of some popular courses are given below:

Course Eligibility Total Fees
10+2 passed with a relevant stream and qualified in University Entrance Exams INR 10.63 Lakhs
10+2 passed with min 50% marks INR 13.27 Lakhs
Passed in 10+2 with at least 50% marks INR 1.75 Lakhs
Passed 10+2 with at least 50% marks in a relevant stream INR 3.60 Lakhs
10+2 passed with min 50% marks
Completed 10+2 with any stream INR 6.37 Lakhs
Completed bachelor's degree INR 10.17 Lakhs
Passed 10+2 level of education from Science Subject INR 94 Lakhs
Completed BA degree with at least 50% marks INR 25,960 
Completed BSc degree with at least 50% marks INR 17,960
B.Voc passed with min 50% marks
Passed BFA studies with relevant subjects INR 2.85 Lakhs
Completed B.Tech with a relevant discipline INR 8.57 Lakhs
B.Li.Sc passed in the relevant stream
Passed 10+2 level of education from Science Subject INR 2.15 Crore
Bachelor Degree in any stream INR 5.87 Lakhs
Master’s degree or its equivalent from a recognized university in the particular subject to their proposed field of research minimum of 55% of marks in aggregate INR 27,855

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AMU Admission Process

AMU admissions are conducted via online mode only. The university conducts admissions for UG and PG courses through single-window counseling in which a number of applicants applied for admissions. Admissions to the majority of the AMU courses are done based on the scores obtained in the entrance examination followed by a counseling process. Those candidates who have met the eligibility criteria of the course can apply online through the university official website. Below we listed all the entrance exams conducted by the university for the courses:

Course Entrance Exam
BA (Hons)

AMU Application Process

Students who are eligible for admission can apply at AMU through a step by step process mentioned below:

  • Visit the official university website 
  • Now register as a new user by giving all the required information.
  • Log in the website using the username and password generated at the registration time.
  • Fill up the application form and submit all the scanned documents.
  • Cross check the filled information and pay the application fees.
  • Take a printout of the application form for your future references.

AMU Distance Education

AMU Centre of Distance Education offers admissions to distance education to its number of courses such as UG, PG, Diploma, etc. Admissions to all those courses are done through a merit basis prepared by the university officials. Interested students will have to fill up their application form by visiting the official website of AMU Centre of Distance Education. 

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AMU Result

AMU conducts examinations for their courses in the month of June or July. The results for the examination will be released soon on their website. Candidates can download the result by visiting the official website of the university. They can access the university results by entering the registration numbers and the password.

How to Check AMU Result?

To help students in accessing their university results, here we have given a step by step process of downloading the AMU result online.

  • First visit the official website of AMU.
  • Go to the result tab at the homepage of the university.
  • An exam list will appear on your screen, click on the desired results.
  • Choose the exam name, results, and course by entering your roll number and DOB.
  • The exam results will be displayed on your screen.
  • Download the result for future reference.

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AMU Placement

AMU has a separate training and placement cell for their students who is responsible to provides job opportunities to their students and assists them in getting placed to some top companies. The placement cells of the university also provide internship opportunities to their students. 

The placement statistics of AMU 2022 are given below.

Particulars  Placement Statistics 2022
Increase in number of offers 12.24%
Total companies visited 180
Highest Package INR 20 LPA
Average Package INR 3.5 LPA

Some of the Top Recruiters participating in the AMU's placement drives are:

Tata Consultancy Services Wipro Strings Pvt Ltd NPCL
Opera Solutions Global Logic India Pvt Ltd Dharam Cost Consulting Pvt Ltd ONGC

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AMU Scholarships

The university provides a number of scholarships to students to cover up their tuition fees. These scholarships are available for economically weaker students. Apart from this students can also avail various scholarships provided by the state and central government. Below we have given some of the scholarships offered by the university.

Scholarship Name Scholarship Details
Maqsood Hussain Khan Memorial Scholarship INR 18,000 to MBBS students from weak financial backgrounds
Mukhtar Husain Scholarship A scholarship of INR 10,000 for meritorious students
Salim Scholarship To be eligible for this scholarship, students need to have first, second and third in the MBBS Courses
Prof Hafizur Rahman Merit Scholarship Meritorious Students who are currently in their First-year of Law Degree
Rajiv Gandhi National Fellowship for ST/SC Students with a first class degree and 60% or more marks

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AMU Facilities

Aligarh Muslim University provides all the facilities to their students to meet the requirements of their students. Some of them are given below.

  • Computing: The university provides computer facilities to their students equipped with all the enhanced systems such as computers, fast internet connections etc.
  • Cultural Education Center: This center aims to serve the development and enhancement of all the cultural and educational activities operated within the campus and is in reach with the community.
  • AMU Guest House: The university offers the highest quality of hospitality services to ensure the satisfaction of their Guests. It offers professional services delivery and cooperation with the dynamic team.
  • MA Library: The central library of the university is famous for its invaluable collection of books, manuscript, and artifacts. The library currently holds more than 14 lakhs volume of books and subscribes to popular research journals and databases. 
  • Sports: The university also has a game committee known for its excellent performance of its sportsmen in various games and sports events. The Games Committee consists of 15 main clubs & sub clubs. They also has their own riding squad, separate fields of hockey, cricket and many more.
  • 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. Check

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)

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AMU Notable Alumni

AMU is home to world renowned personalities. There are numbers of alumni working in the top positions across the world. Some of the top alumni members of the university are given below

  • K.N. Panicker: Founder Editor Hindustan Times and Former India’s Ambassador to China.
  • Prof. Noorul Hasan: The Former Education Minister of Government of India.
  • Mohammad Hamid Ansari: The 12th Vice President of India.
  • Zakir Hussain: An Indian economist and politician, 3rd President of India.
  • Prof. Satish Chandra: Former Chairman UGC.
  • Prof. K.A. Nizami: Former India’s Ambassador to Syria

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Ques. What is the eligibility criteria to apply for AMU?

Ans. The eligibility criteria for getting admission to AMU is through some entrance exams conducted by the university such as AMUEE, NEET PG etc 

Ques. Does AMU provides Distance Education?

Ans. Yes. Aligarh Muslim University Centre of Distance Education offers admissions to distance education to its number of courses such as UG, PG, Diploma, etc

Ques. What is special about AMU?

Ans. The University presently has 13 faculties involving 117 teaching departments, 3 academies and 21 centres and institutes. An special feature of the University is its residential person with the greater part of the staff and students living on the campus. There are around 19 residence halls for students with 80 hostels.

Ques. Is AMU is a good university?

Ans. AMU has been ranked based on carefully calibrated performance indicators in academic examination by the 'US News Best Global Universities Rankings' from among 250 worldwide colleges/foundations in Mathematics, 500 in Biology and Bio-Chemistry; 750 in Physics and 750 in Chemistry.

Ques. Is BA available in AMU?

Ans. Yes, AMU offers admissions to BA Honours courses. The minimum eligibility criteria for admission to the course is that students must have completed their 10+2 level of education with at least 50%.

Ques. How many hostels are in AMU?

Ans. There are almost 19 residential halls for students with 80 hostels. Almost all the students who have admitted at the university will get the hotels.

Ques. How many courses are offered in AMU?

Ans. AMU offers around 156 courses on its main Aligarh grounds. Aligarh Muslim University courses incorporate four levels of degree programs and the courses range from diploma to doctoral level projects.

Ques. Is AMU good for engineering?

Ans. AMU has been ranked at 37th position in engineering category of NIRF 2022 Rankings Ministry of Human Resource Development. 

Ques. Is there any provision at AMU 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. The fess once paid cannot be reimbursed.

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

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.

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