Aligarh Muslim University

country rank  48
world rank  2056

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University Overview

Established in 1920, Aligarh Muslim University is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the large city of Aligarh (population range of 1,000,000-5,000,000 inhabitants), Uttar Pradesh. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): New Delhi, Agra, Mathura. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the University Grants Commission, India, Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) is a very large (uniRank enrollment range: 30,000-34,999 students) coeducational 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 degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation degrees), bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 99 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

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

University Location

Address University Road
Aligarh (population range: 1,000,000-5,000,000)
202 002 Uttar Pradesh
India
T +91 (571) 270 0920
F +91 (571) 270 2607
Other locations New Delhi, Agra, Mathura

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local
students
Not reported Not reported
International
students
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations
Admission Rate Not available
Admission Office Office of the Controller of Examinations & Admissions, Administrative Block, AMU
Aligarh 202 002
+91 (571) 270 3038

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 30,000-34,999
Academic Staff 1,000-1,499
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation Islamic Islamic

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Aligarh Muslim University's Library
Housing Yes
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes

Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation

University Grants Commission, India


Year of first Accreditation

2015


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • National Board of Accreditation NBA

Memberships and Affiliations

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

Academic Structure


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Online Courses

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Site last updated: Monday, 14 October 2019