AMU: Courses, Admission and Entrance Test 2020

amu campus infrastructure

About AMU

In 1877 Sir Syed founded the Muhammadan Anglo Oriental College in Aligarh. The college was initially affiliated with the University of Calicut and later got affiliated with the University of Allahabad. Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) was established in 1920. The university evolved out of the Muhammadan Anglo Oriental College.

  • AMU is spread in 467.6 hectares of area.
  • AMU offers 300+ courses in various branches of education.
  • AMU of more than 28000 students, 1300+ teachers, and 5600+ non-teaching staff.
  • AMU has 13 faculties comprising of 98+ teaching departments, 3 academies, and 15 centers & institutions.
  • AMU has 19 halls which comprise 80 hostels within the campus for accommodation purposes of most of the teaching staff and students.
  • AMU has opened two new institutions in 2011 at Murshidabad, West Bengal and at Mallapuram, Kerala state.
  • At present these new institutions facilitate the study of management and integrated law courses.
  • Students from all states of India and foreign countries especially, Africa, West Asia, and Southeast Asia Studied in AMU.
  • AMU has also reserved some seats in some courses for students from SAARC and Commonwealth Countries.

AMU Faculties

AMU has 13 faculties that provide a vast number of academic programs to students.

List of faculties

  • Faculty of Agriculture Science
  • Faculty of Management
  • Faculty of Arts
  • Faculty of Medicine
  • Faculty of Engineering & Technology
  • Faculty of Theology
  • Faculty of Life Science
  • Faculty of Commerce
  • Faculty of Social Science
  • Faculty of Science
  • Faculty of Unani Medicine
  • Faculty of Law
  • Faculty of International Studies

Departments under AMU

AMU comprises of more than 98 teaching departments. These teaching departments are responsible for providing education in more than 300 academic programs to 28000 students.

List of Departments:

1. Agri. Eco. & Business
2. Management
3. Agricultural Micro Biology
4. Amraz e jild wa
5. Zohrawala
6. Amraz e Niswan wa Atfal
7. Anatomy
8. Anesthesiology
9. Applied Chemistry
10. Applied Mathematics
11. Applied Physics
12. Arabic
13. Architecture
14. Modern Indian
15. Languages
16. Museology
17. Biochemistry (Life Science)
18. Biochemistry (JMNC)
19. Botany
20. Business Administration
21. Cardiothoracic Surgery
22. Chemical Engineering
23. Chemistry
24. Cardiology
25. Civil Engineering
26. Commerce
27. Community Medicine
28. Computer Engineering
29. Computer Science
30. Conservative Dentistry & Endodontics
31. Dermatology
32. Economics
33. Education
34. Electrical Engineering
35. Electronics Engineering
36. English
37. ENT
38. Fine Arts
39. Foreign Languages
40. Forensic Medicine
41. Geography
42. Geology
43. Hindi
44. History
45. Home Science
46. Islamic Studies
47. Itaj bit Tadbeer
48. Ilmul Advia
49. Ilmul Amraz
50. Interdisciplinary
51. Department of Remote
52. Sensing & GIS
53. Jarahat
54. Kulliyat
55. Law
56. Library & Info. Sc.
57. Linguistic
58. Mass Communication
59. Mathematics
60. Mechanical Engineering
61. Medicine
62. Microbiology
63. Moalijat
64. Tahaffuzi wa Samaji Tib
65. Tashreehul Badan
66. Neuro Surgery
67. Obstetrics & Gynecology
68. Ophthalmology
69. Oral Pathology/ Oral Medicine & Radiology
70. Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
71. Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics
72. Orthopedics Surgery
73. Pediatrics
74. Pediatric Surgery
75. Medicine
76. Microbiology
77. Moalijat
78. Tahaffuzi wa samaji Tib
79. Tashreehul Badan
80. Neuro-Surgery
81. Periodontics and Community 82. Dentistry
83. Pathology
84. Pediatric & preventive Dentistry
85. Persian
86. Petroleum Studies
87. pharmacology
88. philosophy
89. physical Education
90. physics
91. physiology
92. plant Protection
93. plastic Surgery
94. Political Science
95. Post-Harvest Engg. & Tech.
96. Prosthodontics
97. Dental Material
98. Psychiatry
99. Psychology
100. Radio Diagnosis
101. Radio Therapy
102. Saidla
103. Sanskrit
104. Shia Theology
105. Social Work
106. Sociology
107. South African & Brazilian Studies
108. Statistics & Operation Research
109. Strategic & Security Studies
110. Sunni Theology
111. Surgery
112. Tashreeh wa Munafe ul Aza
113. TB & Respiratory Diseases
114. Urdu
115. West Asian Studies & North African Studies
116. Wildlife Sciences
117. Zoology
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AMU Colleges, Institutions and Centers:

AMU Campus also consists of 7 Colleges, 10 Schools, 3 Institutes and Centers including one school for visually challenged students.

colleges1. Jawaharlal Nehru Medical College
2. Zakir Husain Engineering College
3. Women’s College
4. Academic Staff College
5. Dr. Z A Dental College
6. Ajmal Khan Tibbiya College
7. Community College
Institutes1. Interdisciplinary Biotechnology Unit
2. Institute of Ophthalmology
3. Institutions of Persian Research
Schools1. S.T.S. School
2. AMU City School
3. AMU Girls School
4. Sayyid Hamid Senior Secondary School
5. Senior Secondary School (Girls)
6. City Girls High School (Qazi Para)
7. Ahmadi School for The Visually Challenged
8. AMU ABK High School (Boys)
9. AMU ABK High School (Girls)
10. Abdullah School
Centers1. Center for Cardiology & Cardiovascular Disease
2. Center for Comparative Study of Indian Languages.
3. Center for Continuing & Adult Education & Extension
4. Center for Distance Education
5. Center for Interdisciplinary Biomedical & Human Factors Engineering
6. Center for Nehru Studies
7. Center of Professional Courses
8. Center for Promotion of Science
9. Center for Promotion of Educational Advancement of Muslims in India
10. Center for Skill Development and Career Planning
11. Center for South African & Brazilian Studies
12. Center for Women’s Studies
13. Center for Education Center
14. Interdisciplinary Brain Research Center
15. K. A. Nizami Center for Quranic Studies
16. Prof. M. N. Farooqi Computer Center
17. Rajiv Gandhi Center for Diabetes
18. University Sophisticated Instruments Facility
19. Interdisciplinary Nanotechnology Center
20. Center of Advanced Research in Electrified Transportation
21. Interdisciplinary Center of Artificial Intelligence
Polytechnic1. University Polytechnic
2. University Women’s Polytechnic
Academies1. Residential Coaching Academy
2. Sir Syed Academy
3. Urdu Academy

AMU Academic Programs/Course

amu courses

AMU offers more than 300 courses to its students. The courses are studies under 13 faculties of the university. The university offers these courses in undergraduate, postgraduates, diplomas, research programs and part-time courses.

AMU Undergraduate & Post Graduate Courses

FacultiesCourses
Faculty of Agricultural Science1. B.Sc. (Hons.) Home Science  
2. B.Sc. (Hons.) Agriculture
3. M.Sc. (Agriculture) Microbiology
4. M.Sc. (Agriculture) Entomology
5. M.Sc. (Agriculture) Plant Pathology
6. M.Sc. (Agriculture) Nematology
7. MBA (Agribusiness)
8. M. Tech. in Agricultural Process and Food Engineering
9. M.Sc. (Home Science
Faculty of Arts1. B.A. (Hons.)
i) Arabic
ii) Communicative English
iii) English
iv) Hindi
v) Geography
vi) Linguistic
vii) Persian
viii) Philosophy
ix) Quranic Studies
x) Sanskrit
xi) Urdu
2. Bachelor of Fine Arts (B.F.A.)
3. M.A. (Arabic)
4. M.A. (Persian) 
5. M.A. (Sanskrit)
6. M.A. (Malayalam) 
7. M.A. (Bengali) 
8. M.A. (Linguistics) 
9. M.A. (Philosophy) 
10. M.A. (Urdu) 
11. M.A. (Hindi) 
12. M.A. (Hindi Translation) 
13. M.A. (English)
14. M.A. (English Language Teaching)
15. Master of Fine Arts (M.F.A.) 
16. M.A. (Language of Advertising Media & Market)
17. P.G. Diploma in Mass Communication (Urdu) 
18. P.G. Diploma in Muslim Chaplaincy 
19. Post-M.A. Diploma in Urdu Translation
Faculty of Commerce1. B. Com. (Hons.)
2. M. Com.
3. M.B.A. (Financial Management) 
4. Master of Tourism & Travel Management (M.T.T.M.) 
5. Master of Insurance & Risk Management (M.I.R.M.) 
6. Master of Human Resource Management (M.H.R.M.)
7. P.G. Diploma in Banking, Risk & Insurance Management (B.R.I.M.)
8. P.G. Diploma in Business Finance (P.G.D.B.F.)
Faculty of Engineering & Technology1. Bachelor of Technology (B. Tech.) 
i) Chemical Engineering
ii) Civil Engineering
iii) Computer Engineering
iv) Electrical Engineering
v) Electronics Engineering
vi) Mechanical Engineering
vii) Petrochemical Engineering
2. Bachelor of Architecture (B. Arch.)
3. Bachelor of Engineering
i) Civil Engineering
ii) Electrical Engineering
iii) Mechanical Engineering
4. M. Tech. – Chemical Engineering 
i) Process Modelling and Simulation
5. M. Tech. – Civil Engineering 
i) Hydraulic Structure
ii) Structural Engineering
iii) Environmental Engineering
iv) Geotechnical Engineering
6. M. Tech. – Computer Engineering
i) Computer Science & Engineering (Software Engineering)
7. M. Tech. – Computer Engineering 
i) Artificial Intelligence
8. M. Tech. – Electrical Engineering
i) Instrumentation and Control
ii) Power System and Drives
ii) High Voltage and Insulation Engineering
iv) Solar and Renewable Energy Systems
9. M. Tech. – Mechanical Engineering 
i) Thermal Engineering
ii) Industrial and Production Engineering
iii) Machine Design
10. M. Tech. – Mechanical Engineering
i) Robotics and Automation
11. M. Tech. – Petroleum Processing and Petrochemical Engineering
12. M. Tech. – Nanotechnology
13. M. Tech. – Bio-Medical Engineering
14. M. Tech. – Materials Science & Technology
15. M. Sc. (Polymer Science & Technology)
16. Master of Architecture (M. Arch.) 
17. Advanced P.G. Diploma In Nanotechnology
18. Diploma in Engineering
i) Civil Engineering
ii) Computer Engineering
iii) Electrical Engineering
iv) Electronics Engineering
v) Information Technology
vi) Electrical & Instrumentation Engineering
vii) Mechanical Engineering
viii) Architectural Assistantship
ix) Interior Design
x) Leather Goods & Footwear Technology
19. Advance Diploma in Food Technology
20. Diploma in Costume Design & Garment Technology
21. Diploma in Secretarial Practice 
22. Advance Diploma in Interior Decoration
 23. B.Voc. – Production Technology
24. B.Voc. – Polymer and Coating Technology
25. B.Voc. – Fashion Design & Garment Technology
26. D.Voc. – Computerized Shoe Design & Development 
27. M.Voc. – Production Technology 
28. M.Voc. – Polymer and Coating Technology 
29. M.Voc. – fashion Design & Garment Technology
Faculty of International Studies1. B.A. (Hons.)
i) Chinese
ii) French
iii) German
iv) Russian
v) Spanish
2. M.A. (International & West Asian Studies)
3. M.A. (Chinese) 
4. M.A. (French) 
5. M.A. (German) 
6. M.A. (Russian)
7. M.A. (Spanish)
Faculty of Law1. B.A.LL.B.
2. B.A.LL.B. (at AMU Centre, Malappuram, Kerala)
3. B.A.LL.B. (at AMU Centre, Murshidabad, West Bengal)
4. LL.M.
Faculty of Sciences1. B.Sc. (Hons.)
i) Biochemistry
ii) Botany
iii) Zoology
2. M.Sc. (Biotechnology) 
3. M.Sc. (Biochemistry) 
4. M.Sc. (Botany) 
5. M.Sc. (Zoology)
6. M.Sc. (Museology)
7. M.Sc. (Wildlife Sciences)
8. M.Sc. (Biodiversity Studies and Management
Faculty of Management Study & Research1. M.B.A.
2. M.B.A. ( at AMU Centre, Malappuram, Kerala) 
3. M.B.A. ( at AMU Centre, Murshidabad, West Bengal)
4. M.B.A. ( at AMU Centre, Kishanganj, Bihar)
5. M.B.A. (International Business)
6. M.B.A. (Islamic Banking & Finance)
7. M.B.A. (Hospital Administration)
Faculty of Medicine1. M.B.B.S.
2. Bachelor of Dental Surgery (B.D.S.)
3. Bachelor of Radiation Therapy Technology (B.R.T.T.) 
4. Diploma in General Nursing & Midwifery
5. Diploma Courses -Paramedical 
i) Optometry & Ophthalmic Assistance
ii) Operation Theatre Management
iii) Medical Lab. Tech. (Pathology/Micro./Biochem.)
iv) Dialysis Techniques
v) Medical Lab. Technology (Radiology)
vi) Anaesthetic Assistance
vii) Surgical Endoscopic Techniques
viii) Dental Hygiene
ix) Dental Mechanics
x) Physiotherapy
6. Doctor of Medicine (M.D.) I4
i) Anesthesiology
ii) Anatomy
iii) Biochemistry
iv) Community Medicine
v) Forensic Medicine
vi) General Medicine
vii) Microbiology
viii) Pediatrics
ix) Pathology
x) Pharmacology
xi) Physiology
xii) Radio-diagnosis
xiii) Pulmonary Medicine
xiv) Psychiatry
xv) Radiotherapy
xvi) Dermatology, Venereology & Leprosy
7. Master of Surgery ( M.S.)
i) General Surgery
ii) Obstetrics & Gynecology
iii) Ophthalmology
iv) Orthopedics
v) Otorhinolaryngology
8. Magister Chirurgiae (M. Ch.)
i) Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery
9. Master of Dental Surgery (M.D.S.)
i) Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics
ii) Conservative Dentistry and Endodontics
iii) Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
iv) Periodontology
v) Prosthodontics and Crown & Bridge
vi) Pediatric & Preventive Dentistry
10. P.G. Diploma in Ophthalmology
Faculty of Sciences1. B.Sc. (Hons.)
i) Physics
ii) Chemistry
iii) Mathematics
iv) Geography
v) Geology
vi) Statistics
vii) Industrial Chemistry
viii) Computer Applications
2. Master in Computer Science and Applications (M.C.A.)
3. M.Sc. (Chemistry) 
4. M.Sc. (Physics)
5. M.Sc. (Applied Geology) 
6. M.Sc. / M.A. (Geography) 
7. M.Sc. / M.A. (Mathematics) 
8. M.Sc. / M.A. (Statistics)
9. M.Sc. / M.A. (Operations Research) 
10. M.Sc. (Industrial Chemistry)
11. M.Sc. (Remote Sensing & GIS Applications)
12. P.G. Diploma in Hydrogeology
Faculty of Social Sciences1. B.A. (Hons.)
i) Economics
ii) Education
iii) Geography
iv) History
v) Islamic Studies
vi) Political Science
vii) Psychology
viii) Social Work
ix) Sociology
x) Women Studies
2. Bachelor of Physical Education (B.P.Ed.)
3. B. Ed.
4. B. Ed. (at AMU Centre, Malappuram, Kerala)
5. B. Ed. (at AMU Centre, Murshidabad, West Bengal)
6. B.Lib.I.Sc.  
7. M.A. (Economics)
8. M.A. (Education)
9. M.A. (History)
10 M.A. (Islamic Studies)
11. M.A. (Political Science)
12. M.A. (Public Administration)
13. M.A. (Human Rights)
14. M.A. (Psychology)
15. M.A. (Sociology)
16. M.Lib.I.Sc.
17. M. Ed.  
18. M.A. (Mass Communication)
19. Master of Social Work (M.S.W.)
20. M.A. (Women’s Studies)
21. Master of Physical Education (M.P.Ed.)  
22. Diploma in Teaching
Faculty of Theology1. B.A. (Hons.)
i) Sunni Theology
ii) Shia Theology
2. M.A. (Sunni Theology)
3. M.A. (Shia Theology)
Faculty of Unani Medicine1. Kamil-e-Tib-o-Jarahat (B.U.M.S.) M1
2. Pre-Tib (leading to B.U.M.S.) M1
3. Mahir-e-Tib (M.D.) M2
i) Amraz-e-Jild-wa-Tazeniyat
ii) Ilaj Bit Tadbeer
iii) Ilmul Saidla
iv) Ilmul Advia
v) Kulliyat Umoor-e-Tabiya
vi) Moalejat
vii) Munafeul Aza
Viii) Tahaffuzi-Wa-Samaji-Tib
4. Mahir-e-Jarahat (M.S.) M3
i) Ilmul Jarahat
ii) Ilmul Qabalat-Wa-Amraz-e-Niswan
5. P.G. Diploma in Ilmul Saidla
Center of Professional Courses1. P.G. Diploma in Computer Programming
2. P.G. Diploma in Journalism
3. P.G. Diploma in Public Relations  
4. P.G. Diploma in Taxation & Accounting  
5. P.G. Diploma in Electronic Data Processing & Machine Operation
6. P.G. Diploma in Museology  
7. P.G. Diploma in Intellectual Property Rights
8. P.G. Diploma in Criminology and Criminal Administration
9. P.G. Diploma in Gem Testing and Jewellery Designing
10. P.G. Diploma in Environmental Chemistry
11. P.G. Diploma in Travel & Tourism Management
12. Advance Diploma in Construction Engineering & Management  
13. Advance Diploma in Unani Pharmacy  
14. P.G. Diploma in Fitness & Yoga Studies  
15. P.G. Diploma in Marketing Management
16. P.G. Diploma in Nutrition & Dietetics
17. P.G. Diploma in Industrial Safety & Fire Prevention
18. P.G. Diploma in Quality Control & Management  
19. P.G. Diploma in Stenography & Office Management
20. P.G. Diploma in Entrepreneurship & Small Business Management
21. P.G. Diploma in Hijamah (Cupping Therapy)
Senior Secondary Schools1. Senior Secondary School Certificate (Science Stream)
2. Senior Secondary School Certificate (Commerce Stream)
3. Senior Secondary School Certificate (Humanities Stream)

AMU Research Programmes:

FacultiesProgrammes
Faculty of Agricultural Science1. Ph.D. in Agricultural Economics & Business Management
2. Ph.D. in Microbiology
3. Ph.D. in Entomology
4. Ph.D. in Home Science  
5. Ph.D. in Plant Pathology  
6. Ph.D. in Post-Harvest Engineering & Technology
Faculty of Arts1. Ph.D. in Arabic
2. Ph.D. in Bengali  
3. Ph.D. in English
4. Ph.D. in English Language Teaching  
5. Ph.D. in Fine Arts
6. Ph.D. in Hindi
7. Ph.D. in Hindi Translation  
8. Ph.D. in Kashmiri
9. Ph.D. in Linguistics  
10. Ph.D. in Malayalam  
11. Ph.D. in Marathi
12. Ph.D. in Persian  
13. Ph.D. in Philosophy  
14. Ph.D. in Punjabi
15. Ph.D. in Sanskrit
16. Ph.D. in Urdu
Faculty of Commerce1. Ph.D. in Commerce
Faculty of Engineering & Technology1. Ph.D. in Applied Chemistry
2. Ph.D. in Applied Mathematics
3. Ph.D. in Applied Physics
4. Ph.D. in Biomedical Engineering  
5. Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering  
6. Ph.D. in Civil Engineering
7. Ph.D. in Computer Engineering  
8. Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering  
9. Ph.D. in Electronics Engineering  
10. Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering  
11. Ph.D. in Nanotechnology
12. Ph.D. in Petroleum Processing & Petrochemical Engineering
Faculty of International Studies1. Ph.D. in Strategic, Security & Peace Studies  
2. Ph.D. in West Asian Studies and North African Studies
Faculty of Law1. Ph.D. in Law
Faculty of Life Science1. Ph.D. in Biochemistry
2. Ph.D. in Biotechnology  
3. Ph.D. in Botany
4. Ph.D. in Museology  
5. Ph.D. in Wild Life Sciences  
6. Ph.D. in Zoology
Faculty of Management Study & Research1. Ph.D. in Business Management
Faculty of Medicine1. Ph.D. in Anatomy
2. Ph.D. in Biochemistry
3. Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology  
4. Ph.D. in Endocrinology
5. Ph.D. in Forensic Medicine & Toxicology  
6. Ph.D. in Microbiology
7. Ph.D. in Neurosciences  
8. Ph.D. in Paediatrics
9. Ph.D. in Pharmacology
10. Ph.D. in Physiology
11. Ph.D. in Plastic Surgery  
12. Ph.D. in Psychiatry
13. Ph.D. in Tuberculosis
Faculty of Science1. Ph.D. in Chemistry  
2. Ph.D. in Computer Science  
3. Ph.D. in Geography
4. Ph.D. in Geology  
5. Ph.D. in Mathematics
6. Ph.D. in Operations Research  
7. Ph.D. in Physics
8. Ph.D. in Remote Sensing and GIS Applications  
9. Ph.D. in Statistics
Faculty of Social Science1. Ph.D. in Economics
2. Ph.D. in Education  
3. Ph.D. in History  
4. Ph.D. in Human Rights  
5. Ph.D. in Islamic Studies  
6. Ph.D. in Library & Information Science
7. Ph.D. in Mass Communication
8. Ph.D. in Political Science
9. Ph.D. in Psychology
10. Ph.D. in Physical Education
11. Ph.D. in Public Administration  
12. Ph.D. in Social Work
13. Ph.D. in Sociology  
14. Ph.D. in Women’s Studies
Faculty of Theology1. Ph.D. in Shia Theology
2. Ph.D. in Sunni Theology

AMU Part-Time Courses:

FacultiesProgrammes
Faculty of Arts1. P.G. Diploma in Linguistics
2. Certificate in Translation
3. Diploma in Translation
4. Advance Diploma in Translation
5. Diploma in Inter-Translation  
6. Diploma of Proficiency in Languages
i) Arabic
ii) Persian
iii) Urdu
iv) Sanskrit
v) Tamil
vi) Telugu
vii) Malayalam
viii) Bengali
ix) Marathi
x) Punjabi
xi) Kashmiri
7. Diploma in Urdu Electronic Media
8. Certificate of Proficiency in Languages
i) Arabic
ii) Persian
iii) Hindi
iv) Urdu
v) Sanskrit
vi) Tamil
vii) Telugu
viii) Malayalam
ix) Bengali
x) Marathi
xi) Punjabi
xii) Kashmiri
9. Certificate in Urdu Electronic Media
10. Certificate in Recitation of Quran (Tajwid)
11. Certificate in Quranic Arabic
12. Certificate in Introduction to Quranic Sciences
13. Certificate in Calligraphy & Graphic Design
14. Certificate in Spoken Arabic
Faculty of International Studies1. Diploma in West Asian Studies
Faculty of Social Sciences1. Certificate in Turkish
2. Diploma in Turksh
Center for Skill Development & Career Planning1. Certificate Courses

AMU Facilities

The university provides immense facilities to its students, scholars, researchers and staff. List of facilities Aligarh Muslim University provides are:

  • AMU Gas Services
  • Central Automobile Workshops
  • Cultural Activities
  • Guest Houses
  • Health Services
  • Land & Gardens
  • Libraries
  • Hostels
  • Sports Activities
  • University Film Club
  • Extra-curricular Activities
  • Students Counselling Center
  • National Service Scheme
  • University NCC Unit

AMU Libraries:

  • Maulana Azad Library (Central Library)
  • Engineering College Library
  • Medical College Library
  • Social Science Cyber Library
  • Ajmal Khan Tibbiya College Library

AMU Hostels

AMU campus comprises of 20 halls which, 6 for girls and 14 for boys. These 20 halls comprises of more than 80 hostels.

Hostal for Girls Students:

Hall Name Intake Capacity
1. Abdullah Hall1389
2. Begum Sultan Jahan Hall196
3. Indira Gandhi Hall642
4. Sarojni Naidu Hall519
5. Bibi Fatima Hall—-
6. Begum Azzezan Nisa Hall1500

Hostal for Boys Student:

Hall NameIntake Capacity
1. Aftab Hall549
2. Allama Iqbal Boarding House for Senior Secondary School892
3. B.R. Ambedkar Hall194
4. Hadi Hasan Hall378
5. Mohsinul Mulk Hall779
6. Ross Masood Hall480
7. Sir Syed Hall (North)569
8. Sir Syed Hall (South)515
9. Sir Shah Suleman Hall654
10. Sir Ziuddin hall418
11. Mohammad Habib hall746
12. Nadeem Tarin Hall401
13. Viqarul Mulk Hall602
14. N.R.S.C Hall5741

AMU Admission Process & Entrance Test

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Admission to all courses is open to all Indian nationals by the university. Any individual can apply for admission in the respective course if he/she matches the eligibility criteria.

The admission procedure consists of an Offline/ Online Entrance Test at the centers provided by the university. Each course has different eligibility criteria and entrance test.

The university has also specified the maximum age limit for the candidates seeking admission in AMU. A candidate beyond the prescribed age limit is not eligible for admission in Aligarh Muslim University Course.

Maximum Age Limit for Admission:

Course of StudyMaximum Age Limit
Senior Secondary School Certificate (10+2)19 years
Diploma in Engineering21 years
Graduate Courses and other courses like Advance Diploma / Diploma / Certificate courses where the qualifying examination is Senior Secondary School Certificate (12th) or equivalent.24 years
PG & Other Courses where the Qualifying examination is under-graduation.27 years
Post-graduate & other courses where duration of qualifying examination, after under-graduation is one years28 years
Post-graduate an other courses where duration of qualifying examination, after under-graduation is two years29 years
Post P.G. Diploma Courses29 years

AMU Application Form:

  • The application form for admission purpose is available on the website www.amucontrollerexams.com
  • All the students must fill the application form online and must provide the correct information about the candidate.
  • The student should register himself as new user on the website and must provide his correct functional email id. This email id will be used for sending the admission related information to the candidate
  •  Only single registration is sufficient by each student even if he/she wants to attempt for multiple courses.
  • The candidate should login to the admission portal using his/her user name and password.
  • The candidate must fill the application form very carefully. The candidate should provide correct details in the application form.
  • The candidate must upload the scanned photo, signature and left thumb impression of the candidate.
  •  The candidate must provide the documents related to any special category, if he/ she want to apply for the respective special category.
  • The candidate must upload scanned images of the documents required for the admission.
  • The candidate must submit the admission fee through online mode of payment.
  • The candidate should print out the filled application form and keep it for future use.

Documents to be uploaded by Candidate:

  • Scanned copy of date of Birth Certificate/High School Certificate.
  • Scanned copy of the mark sheet of the qualifying examination.
  • Scanned copy of documents of special category
  • Scanned copy of documents of professional experience (if required).
  • Scanned copy of NOC from employer (if candidate is currently employed).
  • Two Undertakings.

AMU Entrance Test

amu entrance exam

AMU Entrance Test Centers:

Course of StudyAvailable Test centers
B.tech1. Aligarh (U.P.)
2. Lucknow (U.P.)
3. Patna (Bihar)
4. Srinagar (J&k)
5. Kozhikode (Kerala)
6. Kolkata (West Bengal)
Diploma in Engineering
Senior Secondary school Certificate
1. Aligarh (U.P.)
2. Lucknow (U.P.)
3. Meerut (U.P.)
4. Kolkata (West Bengal)
5. Patna (Bihar)
6. Srinagar (J&k)
7. Bareily (U.P)
8. Kishanganj (Bihar)
1. B.A.LL.B.
2. B.Ed.
3. M.B.A. / M.B.A. (I.B.)/ M.B.A. (I.B.F.)
1. Aligarh (U.P.)
2. Kozhikode (Kerala)
3. Kolkata (West Bengal)
1. B.A. (Hons.)
2. B.Sc. (Hons.)
3. B.Com. (Hons.)
1. Aligarh (U.P.)
2. Lucknow (U.P.)
3. Srinagar (J&k)
4. Patna (Bihar)
5. Khanpura
All Other Courses1. Aligarh (U.P.)

(Students Opting for B.Arch. shall be allotted only Aligarh (U.P.) as test center.)

AMU Entrance Exam Pattern

CourseEntrance Test
B.Sc. (Hons.) (Home Science)Duration 2 Hours
There shall be one objective type paper of 100 marks with the following components:
1. Section I English: 25 Marks
2. Section Il Chemistry: 25 Marks
3. Section Ill Physics: 25 Marks
4. Section IV Mathematics: 25 Marks
5. Section V Biology: 25 Marks
6. Section VI Home Science: 25 Marks
 
Note: Section I, II, and III are compulsory. Candidates will have the choice to attempt any one Section from IV, V, and VI.
B.Sc. (Hons.) (Agriculture)Duration 2 hours
There shall be one objective type paper of 100 marks with the following components:
1. Physics : 25 Marks
2. Chemistry : 25 Marks
3. English : 20 Marks
4. Mathematics : 10 Marks
5. Biology : 10 Marks
6. Agriculture: 10 Marks
M.Sc. (Ag.) MicrobiologyDuration 2 Hours
There shall be one multiple choice objective type paper of 100 marks comprising a total of 100 questions with
1. 30 questions on General Knowledge and General Awareness in Agricultural Sciences and related branches of Sciences / Life Sciences and
2. 70 questions on Botany, Zoology, Biotechnology, Microbiology, Biochemistry and Chemistry.
M.Sc. (Ag.) Entomology/ Plant Pathology/ EntomologyThere shall be one objective type paper of 100 marks comprising a total of 100 questions with
1. 30 questions on General knowledge and general awareness in Agriculture and
2. 70 questions on related branches of Life Sciences / Biosciences and Agricultural Sciences.
M.B.A. (Agribusiness)There shall be one objective type paper of 100 marks comprising a total of 100 questions with 25 questions each on
1. General Environmental Awareness,
2. Quantitative and Numerical Aptitude,
3. English Comprehension & Written Communication Skills, &
4. Data Interpretation and Logical Reasoning.
M.Tech in Ag. process & Food TechnologyThere shall be one objective type paper comprising a total of 100 questions. The Test paper shall contain:
1. 30 questions on General Awareness and
2. 70 questions relevant to the subject.
M.Sc. Home ScienceThe Test Paper shall have 80 Questions as per the following breakup :
1. 70 Objective Type Questions : 70% weight
2. 10 Short Answer Type Questions: 30% weight
B.A. (Hons.)1. English : 25 Marks
2. Indo-Islamic Culture and Aligarh Movement: 25 Marks
3. General Awareness and Current Affairs: 40 Marks
4. Reasoning and Intelligence: 10 Marks
B.F.A.There shall be two papers:
Paper I : Objective type Theory Paper : 100 marks
Paper II : Practical (Still Life in Pencil (3 D)) : 200 marks
M.A.There shall be one paper comprising 80 questions with the following breakup :
a)70 Objective Type Questions (Multiple Choice) : 140 marks.
b)10 Short Answer Type Questions : 60 marks
M.F.A.There shall be two papers as follows:
Paper I : Theory Paper comprising 60 questions with the following breakup :
1. 50 Objective Type Questions (Multiple Choice): 50 marks.
2. 10 Descriptive Type Questions: 50 marks
Paper-II: Practical –
1. Drawing from Life: 100 marks
2. Composition: 100 marks
P.G. Diploma in Mass Communication (Urdu)There shall be one paper comprising of: a)Essay writing in Urdu
b)General awareness of Urdu, Hindi and English Literature
P.G. Diploma in Muslim ChaplaincyThere shall be one objective type paper of 100 marks comprising of:
a) English: 25 Marks
b) Basic Sources(knowledge of the Quran, Hadith, and Seerah): 50 Marks
c) General Awareness and Current Affairs: 15 Marks
d) Reasoning and Intelligence: 10 Marks
B.Com. (Hons.)There shall be one objective type paper of 100 marks with the following components:
a) English: 25 Marks
b) Accountancy: 20 Marks
c) Business Studies: 15 Marks
d) Economics: 10 Marks
e) Elementary Mathematics & Statistics : 10 Marks
f) Reasoning & Numerical Ability: 10 Marks
g) General Awareness: 10 Marks
M.Com.There shall be one objective type paper comprising 100 questions
M.B.A. (Financial Management)/ Master of Tourism and Travel ManagementThere shall be one objective type paper of 100 marks comprising 100 questions on
(i) Environmental Awareness: 25 Marks
(ii) Data Interpretation & Numerical Ability: 25 Marks
(iii) Comprehension & Verbal Ability: 25 Marks
(iv) Reasoning & Intelligence: 25 Marks
Master of Insurance & Risk Management/ master of Human resource ManagementThere shall be one objective type paper of 100 marks comprising 100 questions on
(i) Language Comprehension: 20 Marks
(ii) Basic Mathematical Skills: 20 Marks
(iii) Data Analysis and Sufficiency: 20 Marks
(iv) Intelligence and Critical Reasoning: 20 Marks
(v) Indian and Global Environment: 20 Marks
P.G. Diploma in Banking Risk & Insurance/ Business FinanceThere shall be one objective type paper of 100 marks comprising 100 questions on
(i) Reasoning: 25 Marks
(ii) Mathematics: 25 Marks
(iii) English: 25 Marks
(iv) General Studies: 25 Marks
Bachelor Technology (B.Tech)There shall be one objective type paper of 150 marks comprising 150 questions on Chemistry, Physics and Mathematics.
Bachelor of Architecture (B.Arch)There shall be two papers of equal weightage
1. Paper-I: Common with B.Tech. applicants (details are provided under B.Tech. programme)
2. Paper-II (Architecture Aptitude Test): It shall contain some descriptive questions and Test of Drawing.
Bachelor of Engineering (BE)There shall be one Objective Type Paper of 100 marks comprising 100 Questions with
(i) 25 Questions on Physical Sciences and
(ii) 75 Questions on relevant Engg. Sciences with some questions having an emphasis on practical aspects.
Master of Technology (M.Tech)Based on candidates performance in GATE (applicable only for GATE qualified candidates with 50% or above GATE Score, valid at the time of admission)

Note: All other candidates shall be selected on remaining vacancies through Departmental Test.
There shall be one objective type paper
M.Sc.There shall be one objective type paper comprising 100 questions
Master of Architecture (M.Arch)Based on candidates performance in GATE (applicable only for GATE qualified candidates with 50% or above GATE Score, valid at the time of admission)

Note: All other candidates shall be selected on remaining vacancies through Departmental Test. Candidate should refer to ‘Allowed Courses’ under ‘Important Information & Rules’ to ascertain whether s/he is permitted to apply for the course of study.
there shall be one objective type paper.
Advanced P.G. Diploma CoursesThrough Departmental Test.
Weight will also be given to candidates performance in the qualifying examination as follows:
(a) Performance in qualifying examination: 50% Weight
(b) Departmental Test: 50% Weight
There shall be one objective type paper
Diploma in EngineeringThere shall be one objective type paper of 100 marks comprising 100 questions with the following breakup:
(a) Science (Physics, Chemistry and Life Science): 50 Marks
(b) Mathematics: 30 Marks
(c) General Knowledge: 10 Marks
(d) Indo-Islamic Culture: 10 Marks
B.Voc. Production Technology/ Polymer and Costing TechnologyThere shall be one objective type paper of 100 marks with the following components: Section
I) English: 25 Marks Section
Il) Chemistry: 25 Marks Section
Ill) Physics: 25 Marks Section
IV) Mathematics: 25 Marks Section
V) Biology: 25 Marks
B.Voc.- Fashion Designing & Garment Technology/ D.Voc.Question Paper shall consist of two parts:
Part A :
There shall be Objective Type Paper comprising 80 questions with the following breakup:
(a) General English 20 marks
(b) General Awareness/Reasoning 40 marks
(c) Mathematics 20 marks

Part B:
Aptitude Test shall consist of Test of Drawing and freehand sketches with the following breakup:
I) Geometrical: Exercise in geometrical drawing comprising of Lines, Angles, Triangles, quadrilaterals polygons, circles, letter printing:10 marks
II) Memory Drawings: Freehand sketching of dresses (shoes, sandals, chappals, apparels, Gowns, Dresses, Flower Pots, suitcase, attachies, and sports goods, etc.):10 marks
M.Voc.There shall be one objective type paper of 100 marks
B.A.LL.B.There shall be one paper of 100 marks consisting of 100 objective type questions on :
i) Proficiency in English: 40 marks
ii) Current Affairs/General Knowledge (with emphasis on legal issues): 40 marks
iii) Reasoning and Aptitude: 20 marks
LL.M.There shall be one paper of 100 marks consisting of 50% objective type questions and 50% subjective type questions of LL.B./BA.LL.B. Standard.
M.Sc. (Biotechnology) There shall be one objective type paper of 100 marks comprising 100 questions on Chemistry, Botany, and Zoology & Elementary Mathematics.
M.Sc. (Botany/ Biochemistry/Zoology)There shall be one paper comprising 80 questions with the following breakup:
a) 70 Objective Type Questions (Multiple Choice): 140 marks.
b) 10 Short Answer Type Questions: 60 marks
M.Sc. MuseologyThere will be one paper of 150 marks with 50% weight for objective type question and 50% for short descriptive type questions.
M.Sc. (Wildlife Sciences/ Biodiversity Studies & Management)There shall be one paper of 100 marks with
1. 70% weightage for objective type questions and
2. 30% for short descriptive type questions.
M.B.A.The Total Merit will have the following components:
a) Written Test: 100 Marks
b) Interview/Aptitude Assessment/Group Discussion: 25 Marks
There shall be one objective type paper of 100 marks comprising 100 objective type questions (MCQs) on:
(i) Environmental Awareness: 25 Marks
(ii) Quantitative and Numerical Ability: 25 Marks
(iii) Comprehension and Verbal Ability: 20 Marks
(iv) Reasoning and Intelligence: 15 Marks
(v) Data Analysis and Interpretation: 15 Marks
M.B.B.S. /B.D.S.Through NEET of the registered candidate
Bachelor of Radiation Therapy & TechnologyThere shall be one objective type paper of 100 marks
Diploma in General Nursing & MidwiferyThere shall be one objective type paper of 100 marks with the following break-up:
(a) English & General Knowledge: 30 marks
(b) Physics, Chemistry, & Mathematics: 30 marks
(c) Biology: 40 marks
Paramedical CoursesThrough Admission Test (CET)
M.C.A.There shall be one objective type paper of 100 marks comprising 100 Questions with the following breakup:
a) Mathematics and Statistics: 50 Questions
b) Physics: 20 Questions
c) Computer Science: 20 Questions
d) Logical ability, deductive ability and reasoning: 10 Questions
M.Sc. (Chemistry/ Physics/ Applied Geology/ Geography/ Mathematics/ Statistics/ Operation Research/ Industry Chemistry/ Remote Sensing & GIS Application)There shall be one paper comprising 80 questions with the following breakup :
a) 70 Objective Type Questions (Multiple Choice): 140 marks.
b) 10 Short Answer Type Questions: 60 marks
B.A. (Hons.) Social ScienceThere shall be one objective type paper of 100 marks with the following components:
a) English: 25 Marks
b) Indo-Islamic Culture and Aligarh Movement: 25 Marks
c) General Awareness and Current Affairs: 40 Marks
d) Reasoning and Intelligence: 10 Marks
B.EdThere shall be one paper of 100 marks comprising 100 questions on
a) Reasoning: 25 questions
b) General English: 25 questions
c) Teaching Aptitude: 25 questions
d) Current Educational Affairs: 25 questions
B.Lib.I.Sc.There shall be one paper of 100 marks comprising of 100 Multiple Choice questions as per the details given below:
1. General English: 50 marks.
2. General Knowledge:40 marks
3. General Awareness about the books and their use in a library: 10 marks.
M.A. (Economics/ Education/ History/ Islamic Studies/ Political Science/ Public Administration/Human Rights/ Psychology/ Sociology/ Women’s Studies/ Sunni Theology/ Shia Theology)There shall be one paper comprising 80 questions with the following breakup:
a) 70 Objective Type Questions (Multiple Choice): 140 marks.
b) 10 Short Answer Type Questions: 60 marks
M.Lib.I.Sc.There shall be one paper of B.L.I.Sc. Standard of 100 marks comprising of the following Sections:
a) 50 Multiple choice questions:50 marks
b) 06 Short Answer Questions (up to 50 words): 30 marks
c) 02 Essay Type Question(up to 250 words):20 marks
M.Ed.There shall be one paper having 100 MCQ covering the following areas:
 I. Reasoning and General English (40 Marks)
1. Reasoning: 20 marks
2. General English: 20 marks
II. Core Paper (60 marks)
1. Fundamental of Educational Philosophy and Sociology: 20 marks
2. Educational Psychology: 20 marks
3. Current Problems of Indian Education: 20 marks
M.A. Mass CommunicationThere shall be one paper of 100 marks comprising 40 objective type questions on General Awareness and 4 descriptive type questions on Communicative Skills.
M.S.W.Through the Admission Test. The Total Merit will have the following components:
a) Written Test: 100 Marks
b) Interview/Aptitude Assessment/Group Discussion: 25 Marks
Diploma in TeachingThe test shall comprise of
Essay type questions (05) and
multiple-choice questions (50)
in various school subjects as described below:
1. Urdu (Graduation Level) 05 Essay type questions 50 Marks
2. Mathematics (Secondary Level) 10 MCQs 10 Marks
3. Social Studies (Secondary Level) 10 MCQs 10 Marks
4. Science (Secondary Level) 10 MCQs 10 Marks
5. English (Secondary Level) 10 MCQs 10 Marks
6. Hindi (Secondary Level) 10 MCQs 10 Mark
Kamil-e-Tib-o-Jarahart (BUMS)Through NEET of registered candidate only
Pre-Tib (Leading to Kamil-e-Tib-o-Jarahat) (BUMS)There shall be two papers.
1. Paper-I is of 150 marks comprising 10 descriptive questions.
2. Paper-II is of 60 marks comprising 20 questions.
Senior Secondary School Certificate (Science Stream)There shall be one objective type paper of 100 marks comprising 100 questions with the following breakup:
a) Science (Physics, Chemistry and Life Science): 50 Marks
b) Mathematics: 30 Marks
c) General Knowledge: 10 Marks
d) Indo-Islamic Culture: 10 Marks
Senior Secondary School Certificate (Commerce Stream)There shall be one objective type paper of 100 marks comprising 100 questions with the following breakup :
a) Social Studies (Civics, Economics, History, and Geography): 60 Marks
b) Mathematics: 20 Marks
c) General Knowledge: 10 Marks
d) Indo-Islamic Culture: 10 Marks
Senior Secondary School (10th) Certificate (Humanity stream)There shall be one objective type paper of 100 marks comprising 100 questions with the following breakup:
a) Social Studies (Civics, Economics, History, and Geography): 60 Marks
b) Mathematics: 20 Marks
c) General Knowledge: 10 Marks
d) Indo-Islamic Culture: 10 Marks
Research Programmes Ph.D.Through the Admission Test. The Total Merit will have the following components:
a) Written Test: 80 Marks
b) Presentation-cum-Interview: 20 Marks
 
1. Section A: Research Aptitude / Methodology
It shall be of 45 minutes’ duration. There shall be 40 Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) of 1 mark each on Research Aptitude / Methodology.
2. Section B: Subject Specific
It shall be of 45 minutes’ duration. There shall be 40 Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) of 1 mark each covering equitably, as far as possible, all topics of the syllabus.
(Faculty of International Studies)
B.A. (Hons.) (Foreign Language)
There shall be one objective type paper of 100 marks with the following components:
a) English Composition, Grammar, Comprehension, etc.: 60 Marks
b) General Awareness and Current Affairs: 20 Marks
c) Indo-Islamic Culture and Aligarh Movement: 10 Marks
d) Reasoning and Intelligence: 10 Marks
(Faculty of International Studies)
M.A. (International & West Asian Studies)
There shall be one paper comprising 80 questions with the following breakup:
a) 70 Objective Type Questions (Multiple Choice): 140 marks.
b) 10 Short Answer Type Questions: 60 marks
(Faculty of International Studies)
M.A. (Chinese/ French/ German/ Russian/ Spanish)
There shall be one paper with the following breakup :
a) Objective Type Questions (Multiple Choice): 40 marks.
b) Subjective Type Questions: 60 marks
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Author’s View

Aligarh Muslim University is a central level university situated in Aligarh, Uttar Pradesh India. It is one of the oldest universities in India which was established in British rule. The university is one of the most prestigious and reputed universities in India. The university is listed among the top university in India. Every year thousands of students take admission in more than 300 courses at the university. The university provides quality education at affordable prices to the students and it also focuses on the personality development of the students through its various extracurricular activities and programmes.

Frequently Asked Questions

How many courses are there in AMU?

AMU offers more than 300 courses to its students. The courses are studies under 13 faculties of the university. The university offers these courses in undergraduate, postgraduates, diplomas, research programs and parttime courses.

Can i get direct admission in AMU?

No, AMU does not allow direct admission. The admission in AMU is considered through an entrance test conducted by AMU only.

How many faculty are there in AMU?

AMU has 13 faculties comprising of 98+ teaching departments, 3 academies, and 15 centers & institutions. To know more click here

What documents are required at the time of admission?

1. Scanned copy of date of Birth Certificate/High School Certificate.
2. Scanned copy of the mark sheet of the qualifying examination.
3. Scanned copy of documents of special category
4. Scanned copy of documents of professional experience (if required).
5. Scanned copy of NOC from employer (if candidate is currently employed).
6. Two Undertakings.

How many departments are there in AMU?

AMU comprises of more than 98 teaching departments. These teaching departments are responsible for providing education in more than 300 academic programs. to get the details click here

What is the exam pattern of AMU Entrance Test

AMU conduct its own entrance exam every year for admission in 300 courses. The entrance exam pattern varies from course to course. to know more about entrance exam pattern click here

What is the mode of AMU Entrance Exam?

The university conducts both online as well as offline entrance tests at the centers provided by the university.

Is there any age restriction for taking admission in AMU?

The university has also specified the maximum age limit for the candidates seeking admission in AMU. A candidate beyond the prescribed age limit is not eligible for admission in Aligarh Muslim University Course. To know the maximum age limit for specific course click here

How to fill AMU application form?

The application form for admission purpose is available on the website www.amucontrollerexams.com
All the students must fill the application form online and must provide the correct information about the candidate. to know the whole process click here

What are the test centre locations for AMU Entrance Test?

AMU conduct both online as well as offline entrance exam. the test centre for different courses are different .The university has centres at limited cities to know more click here

What is the time duration of AMU entrance test?

The time duration for AMU entrance test is 2 hours, however the number of questions in the examination are subject to respective courses.

Is there any hostel facility in AMU?

AMU campus comprises of 20 halls which, 6 for girls and 14 for boys. These 20 halls comprises of more than 80 hostels.

what is the admission process for AMU?

To get the admission in AMU the candidate has to fill the online application form available at the website official university. The candidate has to upload the documents.
The candidate must appear for the entrance test conduct by university and get the minimum marks.

Is AMU under NEET?

yes, AMU consied admission in its MBBS/ BDS courses through NEET of the respective candidate. AMU has also reserved some seatd for the students appering through NEET.

What UG courses are offered by AMU?

AMU offers education in various UG courses. there are 13 faculties in the university that provides eduacation in different UG courses.

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