Aligarh Muslim University [AMU], Aligarh

Aligarh Muslim University - [AMU]

University Road,, Aligarh, Uttar Pradesh   |   ESTD : 1920   |   Approved By: UGC   |  NAAC   |   Type: Public
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About College

Aligarh Muslim University is the dream University of many Indian and international students. Since its inception, it has been marching along the path of glory. Now, it has spread its wings over other colleges also. This University is truly the best where a student goes in and comes out with a job on their hands. Aligarh Muslim University is the very best in imparting excellent education. Many colleges and research centers are providing the best of education and service to the students. The academic overview of this University is very much positive and thus students need not worry at all for pursuing higher education. The best thing is that this University is world-famous and thus an M. Phil. or Ph. D from thus University is highly celebrated all over the world. Being a leading University, the Aligarh Muslim University provides a high-quality education through many faculties and institutions. It has been able to attract students from South East & West Asia and Africa.

It is truly the best in all the aspects of being a University.

  • It is located at University Road, Aligarh, Uttar Pradesh
  • It is UGC recognized and accredited by the NAAC
  • It came in the year 1875 by the Muslims of the country
  • It was the brilliant Sir Syed Ahmed Khan’s idea to set up a college (the year was 1875)
  • Very soon (1920), it gained the status of being a central University (through an Act of the Parliament of India)
  • The University was earlier the school named Mohammedan Anglo-Oriental College
  • It is based at the University of Cambridge. You can guess its powers now. It is providing the best of education possible in the country
  • It was an answer to British Universities. This University produced the very best of persons and students
  • The list of alumni is too exhaustive. Many scholars, writers, poets graduated from Aligarh Muslim University
  • It is located at a space of 130 km, lying on the Southeast of Delhi. It lies on the Grand Trunk route and Delhi-Calcutta Railway
  • Many inter-departmental research centers help a student to further their research works
  • Students are admitted from all the corners of the world

Aligarh Muslim University 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.

Schools and Colleges

  • 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 of 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)


The University provides for a placement cell that looks after the student’s career. Therefore, students are having a very bright future once they get in here. The University stands tall in this regard.

The placement record of Zakir Husain College of Engineering and Technology who affiliated with Aligarh Muslim University

S. No.


No. of Students Selected


Computer Engineering



Electronics Engineering



Electrical Engineering



Civil Engineering



Mechanical Engineering



Chemical Engineering













Extracurricular Activities

Many curricular activities are being held at this University. The students get a chance to expose their talents. It is very good to keep such activities active. Some of the activities are:

University Film Club

The University Film Club serves as the platform to provide these opportunities and has studiously undertaken the task of blending conventional education with a sense of aesthetics

  • A 40 minute documentary on AMU
  • A 60 minutes documentary on Allama Iqbal by Khwaja Ahmad Abbas
  • A 90 minutes Feature Film on Sir Syed Ahmad Khan.



  • It is known as the Maulana Azad Library
  • It is the second biggest University Library of Asia
  • It is has a whopping collection of over 11.5 lakh books and documents

Again history knocks: Lord Lytton, the then Viceroy of India laid the foundation stone of the

  • The Library was initially known as Lytton Library
  • There are periodicals, about 10,000 from the category in Persian, Hindi, Urdu, and Arabic
  • There are books on different subjects in Science & Technology
  • The library has a well-equipped Computer Lab
  • The library has a great number of books in English


  • An extraordinary feature of the University is its inhabited nature
  • Both the students and staffs reside together on the campus itself
  • AMU is really an agent of the country's multi-racial, multi-lingual and multi-religious characteristic
  • Hindus Muslims, Sikhs and Christians are studying and staying together
  • There are 16 halls
  • There are 69 hostels


  • 19 main clubs comprises of the University Games Committee
  • There are 7 sub-clubs also
  • The country has got the best sportsmen from this University
  • The University provides separate grounds for cricket, football, hockey, athletics, and tennis. Game and sports are very important for the students to keep themselves fit and fit as a fiddle
  • The indoor games are also being played. Indoor games like chess, carom, billiards, badminton and table tennis are there for the boys and girls to play. Ii is suitably separate for the boys and the girls

Computer Centre: It is very well equipped and thus provides with very fast internet system. The computers are updated every now and then. A student can use it for their benefit and thus derive immense help from the Centre


  • In 2012, the university was ranked 5th by India Today
  • In 2013, the University ranked 9th in the top 10 higher education institutions in India by Times Higher Education World University Rankings


  • Sultan Jahan Begam Scholarship (Oman, open to all-around 40 scholarships)
  • Dr. E. R. Ansari Scholarship (Abu Dhabi, open to all-around 10 scholarships)
  • AMU Alumni Association, Australia ( open to all-around 38 scholarships)
  • AMU Alumni Association, California ( open to all-around 200 scholarships)
  • The Aligarh Alumni Association, Washington DC ( open to all-around 248 scholarships)
  • MSUS Scholarship ( two scholarship, specific for MJMC students)

College Infrastructure and Facility

Student Discussion

  • PRABHLEEN ARORA 2016-08-26 22:27:46

    What is the Eligibility in B.Tech Program for Admission.

    • NAMAN SOOD 2016-09-13 03:27:12

      The basic eligibility for this course is 10+2 with at least 50% marks in aggregate of (PCM) as compulsory subjects. Admission in most of the colleges is done through various entrance tests conducted at national and state level.

  • NITIKIA THAPA 2016-08-31 17:22:46

    Aligarh Muslim University is UGC approved or not?

    • MONICA DATTA 2016-09-08 21:42:12

      Aligarh Muslim University is UGC approved & Accredited by the NAAC with 'A' grade.

  • MISHA DHAWAN 2016-08-29 03:15:46

    Please give me some review about Aligarh Muslim University.

    • MANU NAGPAL 2016-09-15 01:32:12

      Aligarh Muslim University Ranked 10th among Top 100 Universities in India by National Institutional Ranking Framework (MHRD) in 2016. Provides government scholarship to meritorious students & Separate Research Unit. Collaborations with various industries/institutes for research, training etc. Also all Faculty Comprises of Ph.D holders. Conduct Regularly organizes workshops and seminars. Provides placement assistance. Provides separate hostel facilities to both boys and girls. Central library with rich collection of 18,00,000 volumes of books, 20,00,000 research papers available through Open Access Library, 60000 journals, 43,000+ e-journals along with over 100 sister libraries & Wi-Fi enabled campus.