Aligarh Muslim University

Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh, U.P, India - 202002


Aligarh Muslim University is popularly called AMU. In 1875, Mohammedan Anglo-Oriented College (MAO) college was established, but in 1920, the Aligarh Muslim University was incepted. It is known for being the famous public university located in Aligarh, Uttar Pradesh. Sir Syed Ahmad Khan, the great social reformer, laid down the foundation of AMU. The university was open with the motive to provide medical education to all the candidates irrespective of their region, religion, caste, creed, and gender. AMU has more than 13 faculties, and there are different faculties for different departments.

The university offers more than 300 courses to the students at different levels - whether it is UndergraduatePostgraduateDoctoral, l or Diploma levels in varied fields like Sciences, Humanities, Medicine, Social ScienceEngineering and Management etc. 

The University is spread over more than 1,155 acres of land. The majority of the staff and students live inside the campus. As per the investigation, there are 2 centers of the university in Kerala, Mallapuram, West Bengal, and Murshidabad. Here the students will get the teaching facilities for the two different courses i.e MBA and integrated law.

Here is the list of colleges at Aligarh Muslim University 

  • UGC HRDC (Formerly Known as Academic Staff College)
  • Zakir Husain College of Engineering and Technology
  • Ajmal Khan Tibbiya College
  • Jawaharlal Nehru Medical College
  • Dr. Ziauddin Ahmad Dental College
  • Women’s College


Check out below mentioned some of the key highlights of the Aligarh Muslim University 

Year of Establishment1875
Popularly known asAMU
Type of the UniversityPublic
LocationAligarh, Uttar Pradesh, India
Size of the Campus1,155 acre
Affiliated toNAAC Grade “A”
Accepted Entrance examsInternal Admission Test/NEET/ Departmental Test
Total Number of Departments98
Total Number of Courses300+
Average placement packageRs 4.5 LPA
Top recruitersJP Cement, Hyundai, Honda, etc.
Application modeOnline
Official Websitewww.amu.ac.in


Admission to Aligarh Muslim University is done based on students’ performance in their entrance exam and last qualifying exam organized by the university. English is the medium for the exam, and the application mode is online.

The university also offers admission to the students on their best performance in extracurricular/ Co-curricular activities. Check out the below table and get to know the college highlights.



Aligarh Muslim University courses are offered by different departments, under the guidance of professional experts. The total faculties in the institute are 13, which includes Commerce, Agriculture Science, International Studies, Law, Engineering, Medicine, Theology, Management Studies and Research, and Unani Medicine.

  • AMU is one of the best universities that provide part-time, full-time, distance courses at different undergraduate, postgraduate, doctoral, and diploma levels.
  • Apart from the conventional courses, AMU also provides varied postgraduate diploma courses in different fields of Computer programming, Stenography, office Management, etc.
  • Various Polytechnic courses are offered separately for the boys and girls.
  • Via NEET valid score, candidates can get admission to the MBBS course.
MBBS/BDSMust have clear class 12th with minimum 50% in PCB stream 


Aligarh Muslim University is appreciated for being the place of toppers and Alumni, who have served the country with their extraordinary work and participation. Till now, the University is known as the topmost university in India Some of the Alumni who have passed out from Aligarh Muslim University are :

  • Dr.Zakr Hussain (President of India)
  • Khan Abdul Ghaffar Khan (Bharat Ratan)
  • Mohd.Hamid Ansari (Vice President of India)
  • Mohannad Amin Didi (President of Maldives)
  • Naseeruddin Shah (Noted Film Personality)
  • Javed Akhtar (Noted Cine Writer)
  • Mansoor Ali (Prime Minister, Bangladesh)
  • Abdullah Sheikh Mohammad (Chief Minister, J & K)


AMU has done a commendable job, by creating a training and placement cell for students. The job of the cell is to assist students in getting well-reputed jobs in their selected fields of study. The department helps students in getting heights of success in the placement drives. AMU students are getting jobs in varied sectors like IT, Manufacturing, Healthcare, Banking & Finance, Engineering, Law, etc. The university is great at organizing seminars, training, and workshops for those students who want to have real insights on different aspects of job interviews, industry overview, and the challenges of the market.

As per the reports, AMU offers placements in the top companies like IBM, ICICI Bank, Adobe, ONGC, and HCL. According to the IIRF expert review, the minimum package is 4.5 LPA and the maximum package is 6.5 LPA


Name of Institute / UniversityIIRF Ranking 2023
Aligarh Muslim University# 37


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