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Aligarh Muslim University

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Established in 1920, the Aligarh Muslim University is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the metropolis of Aligarh (population range of 1,000,000-5,000,000 inhabitants), Uttar Pradesh. This institution also has branch campuses in New Delhi, Agra and Mathura. Officially recognized by the University Grants Commission of India, Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) is a large-sized (uniRank enrollment range: 20,000-24,999 students) coeducational Indian higher education institution formally affiliated with the Islamic religion. Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor's degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation), bachelor's degrees, master's degrees and doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study table below for further details. This 104-year-old Indian higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. AMU also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sports facilities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.

University Snapshot


Aligarh Muslim University's Control Typepublic


Aligarh Muslim University's Entity Typenon-profit


Aligarh Muslim University' Size by Total Enrollmentlarge-sized


Aligarh Muslim University's Selectivity by Acceptance Ratenot reported

University Identity

Name (Non Latin) अलीगढ़ मुस्लिम विश्वविद्यालय
Acronym AMU
Founded 1920 Origins date back to 1875
Motto Taught man what he knew not (Qur'an 96 5)
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University Location

Address University Road
202 002 Uttar Pradesh
Aligarh Muslim University's location map and satellite view Location Map and Satellite View
Aligarh Muslim University Phone Number +91 (571) 270 0920
Aligarh Muslim University Fax Number +91 (571) 270 2607
Other locations New Delhi, Agra and Mathura

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Fields of Study / Degree Levels


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Fields of Study and Degree Levels Matrix

The following Aligarh Muslim University's Fields of Study/Degree Levels Matrix is divided into 6 main fields of study and 4 levels of degrees, from the lowest undergraduate degree to the highest postgraduate degree. This matrix aims to help quickly identify Aligarh Muslim University's academic range and degree level offering.

Programs and Courses

Courses and Programs

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Tuition Fees


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Yearly Tuition Fees Range Matrix

This Aligarh Muslim University's Tuition Fees Range Matrix is divided into 2 types of students, local and international students, and 2 degree levels, undergraduate and postgraduate degrees, and aims to help students to have an approximate idea of the yearly tuition range they might expect to pay at Aligarh Muslim University.

Aligarh Muslim University: Tuition Fees Range Matrix

Undergraduate Postgraduate
Not reported Not reported
0-999 US$
(0-910 Euro)
0-999 US$
(0-910 Euro)

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Admission Information

uniRank publishes below some basic Aligarh Muslim University's admission information.

Aligarh Muslim University's Gender Admission Policy Gender Admission

This institution admits Men and Women (coed).

Aligarh Muslim University's Admission Selection Admission Selection

Has Aligarh Muslim University a selective admission policy? Yes, based on entrance examinations.

Acceptance Rate Admission Rate

Aligarh Muslim University's acceptance rate range is not reported.

Aligarh Muslim University's International Students Admission International Students Admission

International students are welcome to apply for admission at this institution.

Aligarh Muslim University has more than 400 international students.

Aligarh Muslim University's Admission Office Admission Office

Office of the Controller of Examinations & Admissions, Administrative Block, AMU
Aligarh 202 002
(571) 270 3038

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Size and Profile


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Size and Profile

uniRank publishes below some major size and profile indicators for Aligarh Muslim University.

Aligarh Muslim University's Total Student Enrollment Student Enrollment

Aligarh Muslim University has an enrollment range of 20,000-24,999 students making it a large-sized institution.

Aligarh Muslim University's Total Faculty/Academic staff Academic Staff

This institution has a range of 1,500-1,999 academic employees (Faculty).

Aligarh Muslim University's Control Type Control Type

Aligarh Muslim University is a public higher education institution.

Aligarh Muslim University's Entity Type Entity Type

Aligarh Muslim University is a non-profit higher education institution.

Aligarh Muslim University's Campus Setting Campus Setting

This institution's main campus is located in a Urban setting.

Aligarh Muslim University's Academic Calendar Academic Calendar

This institution adopts a Semesters type of academic calendar.

Aligarh Muslim University is Islamic Religious Affiliation

Aligarh Muslim University has a Islamic affiliation.

Facilities and Services


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University Facilities

uniRank provides below an overview of Aligarh Muslim University's main facilities:

Aligarh Muslim University's Library University Library

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Aligarh Muslim University's Housing University Housing

This institution provides housing services such as on-campus residences or dormitories.

Aligarh Muslim University's Sport Facilities/Activities Sport Facilities/Activities

This institution features sporting facilities and organizes sports activities for its students.

University Services

uniRank provides below an overview of Aligarh Muslim University's main services:

Aligarh Muslim University's Financial Aid Financial Aid

This institution offers one or more of the following financial aid for eligible students: scholarships, grants, loans, tuition waivers, emergency financial aid etc.

Aligarh Muslim University's Study Abroad Study Abroad

This institution offers study abroad and exchange program opportunities for its students.

Aligarh Muslim University's Distance Learning Distance Learning

This institution provides a distance learning mode for certain programs or courses.

Aligarh Muslim University's Academic Counseling Academic Counseling

This institution offers students academic guidance and support to assist them in their academic pursuits.

Aligarh Muslim University's Career Services Career Services

This institution offers career counseling, career assessments, job and internship postings, career events, alumni networking or other career-related services to assist students transition successfully from academic life to professional life.

Recognition and Accreditation


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Aligarh Muslim University's Recognition or Accreditation Institutional Recognition or Accreditation

Aligarh Muslim University is legally recognized and/or institutionally accredited by: University Grants Commission of India

Year of first Recognition or Accreditation


Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

uniRank publishes the following list of the most important Aligarh Muslim University's programmatic accreditations; feel free to submit any relevant missing specialized accreditations.

  • National Board of Accreditation (NBA)

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Memberships and Affiliations


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Affiliations and Memberships

uniRank publishes the following list of the most important Aligarh Muslim University's affiliations and memberships; feel free to submit any relevant missing higher education-related organizations this university is affiliated with.

  • Association of Indian Universities (AIU)
  • International Association of Universities (IAU)

Academic Structure


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Academic Structure

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Social Media


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Social Media

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Free Online Courses

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