AMU: Ranking, Courses, Fees, Admission, Placements

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Harinitha Panneerselvam
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Updated on - May 29, 2023

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AMU BA, B.SC, and B.Com entrance exams are to be held on April 30, 2023.Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) was the outcome of the dream of Sir Syed Ahmad Khan. It is situated in a district of Uttar Pradesh, Aligarh. Initially, it was known as the Muhammadan Anglo-Oriental College in Aligarh, and after that, the name was changed to Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) in 1920. It offers undergraduate, postgraduate, and doctorate courses in medical sciences, applied sciences, law, engineering, humanities, and fine arts. Candidates seeking admission to UG and PG courses must appear in the CUET exam. The university provides the previous year's question papers on the official website to assist the students in preparing.


AMU was affiliated with the University of Calcutta and subsequently affiliated with the University of Allahabad in 1885. From its very beginning, the doors of AMU have been open to members belonging to any community and country in the world. AMU is open to all, irrespective of their creed, caste, gender, or religion. University ranks 8th among the 20 research Universities in India. There are 19 halls of residence for students with 80 hostels.

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AMU Quick Insights

Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) highlights such as year of establishment, university type, approvals, facilities, etc., are mentioned below

Aligarh Muslim University (AMU)
Year of Establishment 1870(as MOA college) 1920(as AMU)
Type of University Public
Affiliation UGC, AIU
Campus Area 1155 Acres
Courses/ Degrees Offered Undergraduate, Postgraduate, and Doctoral Program
Infrastructure Facilities Library, Laboratories, Sports facilities, Hostel, Gym, etc
Location Aligarh, Uttar Pradesh

AMU Admission Dates 2023

Aligarh Muslim University offers admission to UG, PG, Doctorate and M.Phil students. The tentative dates related to the admission procedure are listed below.

Event Date
Last Date to Register for CUET-UG May, 2023
CUET-UG Admit Card Release July, 2023
CUET-UG Exam Phase 1 July, 2023 to August, 2023
CUET-UG Result Declaration September, 2023

AMU Ranking

Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) has been securing the highest ranks in research and education. Aligarh Muslim University was ranked 11th in NIRF Rankings 2022. AMU is acknowledged by different national and international institutions and organizations for its exceptional enrichment of various fields. Below is an overview of the AMU ranking

  • AMU was ranked 10th in NIRF Rankings 2021.
  • Aligarh Muslim University was ranked 801–1000 in the QS World University Rankings in 2021 and 251–260 in Asia in 2022.
  • Times Higher Education World University ranked AMU 801–1000 in the world in 2021 
  • Aligarh Muslim University was ranked 201–250 in Asia and 201–250 among Emerging Economies in 2020 by Times Higher Education.
  • NIRF, in 2020, ranked AMU 31 in India and 17th among universities.
  • AMU Engineering College, The Zakir Hussain College of Engineering and Technology, was ranked 32 by India Today in 2020 and 39 by the NIRF among engineering colleges in 2020.
  • The Faculty of Law of AMU has ranked 11th in India by India Today in 2020.
  • The Jawaharlal Nehru Medical College, the medical school of AMU, has been ranked 19th by India Today in 2020.

AMU Courses

AMU offers various courses in various fields: science, management, law, medical science, etc. Some of the courses offered by the university are listed below.

Courses Duration Selection Criteria
BUMS 5 years NEET-UG score
B.Com 3 years CUET UG
BSc 3 years CUET UG
MBA 2 years AMU Entrance Test
MA 2 years AMU Entrance Test
MTech 2 years GATE score
MSc 2 years ICAR AIEEEA score
MBBS 5 years NEET-UG score 

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AMU Fee Details

AMU offers various undergraduate, postgraduate, certificate PG Diploma and doctorate programs. Applicants pay their fees to AMU via online or offline mode. Below are some of the fees for different courses offered by the institute.

Course Total Tuition Fees
B.Arch INR 13.74 Lakh
BA LLB INR 10.37 Lakh
BA (hons) INR 1.85 Lakh
B.Com INR 2.55 Lakh
BDS INR 9.4 Lakh
MCA INR 9.41 Lakh
MFA INR 2.50 Lakh
LLM INR 4.15 Lakh
MA INR 2.37 Lakh
MBA INR 5.12 Lakh
M.Com INR 2.37 Lakh
M.Tech INR 8.62 lakh

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AMU Departments

AMU has many departments covering engineering, language, management, humanities, social sciences, etc. Listed below are the various departments available in the college.

Anatomy Applied Physics Chemistry
Geography History Mechanical Engineering
Plastic Surgery Sanskrit Wild Life Sciences
Urdu Shia Theology Sunni Theology
Mass Communication Civil Engineering Computer Engineering
Architecture Law Pathology
Zoology Surgery Psychology

AMU Admission 

AMU admission 2023 is based on the AMU Entrance exam, CUET-UG, ICAR AIEEEA, NET-JRF, and GATE scores. AMU PG and UG admission are begun by filling out the online application form with the correct details and applying for the respective national level exams. The UG courses at AMU include MBBA, BUMS, B.Com, and B.Sc. The PG programs include MDS, LLM, MBA, MTech, MCom, and MSc.  

AMU Eligibility Criteria

AMU offers courses in many fields of arts, social science, commerce, engineering, law, and architecture, to name a few. Admission to the courses is based on eligibility criteria failing to which students are not allowed to apply for the courses offered by AMU. Below is a list of a few courses offered by AMU with their eligibility criteria

MBBS/ BDS Eligibility Criteria

  • The candidate must pass the 10+2 examination(PCB) with 50% marks in aggregate.
  • Must secure a valid score in the NEET UG examination. 

B.Sc Eligibility Criteria

  • The candidate should have passed the 10+2 examination with an aggregate of 55% from a recognized board in PCM/PCB.
  • A valid CUET-UG score Eligibility Criteria

  • The candidate must have 50% in Graduation
  • A valid GATE score.

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Why Choose AMU?

AMU secured 8th rank in the top 20 research universities. The university maintains one primary and seven high schools, including 1 for the visually challenged and two senior secondary schools for boys and girls. The medium of instruction in the schools is primarily Urdu. There are three off-campus centres of this university, and it offers more than 300 courses in various branches of education. AMU is considered to be an institute of national importance.

AMU Academic Advantages

  • AMU has 28,000+ students, 1,342+ teachers and some 5,610 non-teaching staff on its rolls.
  • AMU has 13 faculties, including 117 teaching departments, three academies, and 21 centres and institutes.
  • A unique feature of Aligarh Muslim University is its residential nature, with most staff and students living on campus.
  • Most international students studying at the university belong from Southeast Asia, Africa, and West Asia.

AMU Cutoff

AMU cutoff 2022 will release after the results of the AMU Entrance Exam, GATE, CUET-UG/PG, and entrance examination. The cutoff has been released for the NEET UG exam. The cutoff is released every academic year after the results for the exam as mentioned above are out. The cutoff is decided based on the number of candidates who appeared for the entrance examination, the previous year's cutoff statistics, the number of seats available for the course and the number of Applicants for a course.

Expected CUET UG B.Sc Cutoff 2022 Data

Category Expected cutoff %
General/UR  65%
OBC 60%
SC  50%
ST 50%
EWS  60%
PwD 45%

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AMU Result

AMU results for the 2022 entrance exam will be released in June 2022. The exams are conducted in April and May 2022. Students unsatisfied with their results can apply for revaluation before the mentioned date. The revaluation application process is online and can only be done through the official website. To check the results, students can follow the steps mentioned below.

  • On the AMU official website, click on "Admissions and Exam." 
  • You'll be directed to the admission website of the university. Then click on the "Result for Examination" link'. 
  • Students have to enter the Enrollment Number and Password and then click login.
  • Students will get to see their results.

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AMU Infrastructure

AMU campus offers necessary facilities for students and staff. Facilities like laboratories, canteen, ATM, research center, etc are offered on the campus. The campus has a central library and 100 departmental libraries. The name of the central library is Maulana Azad Library which has 14lakh books and subscribes to many national and international journals. The university offers sports facilities to the students. Given below are the facilities offered

  • Library
  • Cafeteria
  • Sports Facilities
  • Auditorium
  • Hostel
  • Security & Parking
  • Wi-Fi
  • Student Clubs
  • Medical Facility
  • NCC
  • NSS

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AMU Placements

AMU has a central Training & Placement cell and T&P cell for Women's Polytechnic, Computer Science, ZHCET, and polytechnic courses. The enclosure provides the training for CV writing and GD and prepares them for Mock interviews. The placement cell helps students identify their core interest and help them get a job either on-campus or off-campus. In 2021,

  • AMU's highest salary package was 14LPA and 
  • AMU's average salary package was 4.5LPA.

AMU Top Recruiters

The top recruiters that visited the campus in 2021 include

TCS Wipro Larsen and Tubro
HCL Asian Paints Genpact

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AMU Scholarship

AMU offers scholarships based on merit, economic conditions. Government scholarship is also provided to eligible candidates. The scholarships available for AMU students are as follows.

Scholarship Description
Salim Scholarship Awarded to MBBS students.
Mukhtar Husain scholarship It is a merit-cum-means scholarship awarded to MBBS student with highest aggregate marks. The amount is INR 10,000.
Rajiv Gandhi National Fellowship for ST/SC Awarded to meritorious LLB students
Prof Hafizur Rahman Merit Scholarship Awardedt o students with First class degree and/or 60% marks

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AMU Collaborations

AMU has signed MoUs with various institutions to promote learning and research. Given below are the name of some institutes/universities that have collaborated with AMU

International Collaborations

Country Partnering Institute
USA Massachusetts General HospitalUniversity of ArizonaAmerican UniversityJIV Daya FoundationOhio State UniversityYoungstown State UniversityMorehouse CollegeMichigan State UniversityUniversity of Wisconsin Madison
Iran Al-Mustafa International University
Azerbaijan Azerbaijan National Academy of Sciences
UK University of Exeter Northcot House
Thailand Thammasat University
Malaysia University Sains Islam
Sri Lanka University of Colombo Rajagiriya
South Africa University of Western Cape
Canada Queen’s University

National Collaborations

  • Saifi Education Trust
  • Indira Gandhi Centre for Arts
  • Integral University
  • Mangalayatan University
  • Centre for Development and Advanced Computing
  • MGDC
  • IIAD
  • NSC

AMU Distance Education

AMU has a Centre for Distance and Online Education (CDOE), which is an integral part of the university. It offers programs of study that are designed to meet the learning requirements of students as well as to ensure that they learn at their own pace and convenience. The fees are low for the courses by keeping in mind the educationally backward sections of society. It is especially committed to women's education, particularly in the minority community, among those who are educationally and economically weak.

AMU Alumni

AMU alumni are spread worldwide and contribute to the alumni association for the further development of the university. All the alumni are performing well in their professional lives. The Alumni fund is used in university development and scholarship for students.

Notable Alumni Profession
Mohammad Hamid Ansari Former Vice President of India
Javed Akhtar Indian poet, lyricist, screenwriter, and political activist
Naseeruddin Shah Indian film actor
Dalip Tahil Indian film actor
Anubhav Sinha Indian film director

AMU Highlights

Institution Type Public
Faculty Student Ratio 1:15
Year of Establishment 1920
Genders Accepted Co-ed
Accredited by NAAC, NAAC-A
Recognised by UGC

AMU Rankings

Publisher Ranking Stream
49 Arts
17 Medical
14 Law
57 MBA
37 Engineering
141 MBA
13 Architecture
12 Law
4 Media
6 Law
11 Architecture
24 Media
22 Medical
11 University
38 Dental
10 Dental

AMU Courses & Fees 2023

Course Avg. Fees Duration
Bachelor of Engineering ₹4,54,400 3 Years
BTech ₹10,77,780 4 Years
MBA ₹5,66,783 2 Years
B.Des ₹47,570 1 Year
MTech ₹8,61,940 2 Years
PGD ₹27,427 1 Year
B.Arch ₹13,47,225 5 Years
BA ₹1,85,310 3 Years
BCom ₹1,34,893 3 Years
BDS -- 4 Years

AMU Courses and Fee Structure

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Courses offered by AMU

BE [Bachelor of Engineering]

Full Time On Campus

₹ 4,54,400 (3 Years)

₹ 5,66,783 (2 Years)

B.Des [Bachelor of Design]

Full Time On Campus

₹ 47,570 (1 Year)

Postgraduate Diploma (PGD)

Full Time On Campus

₹ 27,427 (1 Year)

B.Arch [Bachelor of Architecture]

Full Time On Campus

Exams Accepted: NATA

₹ 13,47,225 (5 Years)

Exams Accepted: NATA

BA [Bachelor of Arts]

Full Time On Campus

₹ 1,85,310 (3 Years)

B.Com [Bachelor of Commerce]

Full Time On Campus

₹ 1,34,893 (3 Years)

BDS [Bachelor of Dental Science]

Full Time On Campus

Exams Accepted: NEET

Exams Accepted: NEET

BFA [Bachelor of Fine Arts]

Full Time On Campus

₹ 4,88,835 (3 Years)

₹ 1,18,570 (1 Year)

₹ 1,94,540 (2 Years)

₹ 9,41,460 (3 Years)

MFA [Master of Fine Arts]

Full Time On Campus

₹ 2,90,390 (2 Years)

LLM [Master of Laws]

Full Time On Campus

₹ 4,14,640 (2 Years)

₹ 4,14,640 (2 Years)

MSW [Master of Social Work]

Full Time On Campus

₹ 4,14,640 (2 Years)

₹ 4,14,640 (2 Years)

MBBS [Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery]

Full Time On Campus

Exams Accepted: NEET

Exams Accepted: NEET

B.Sc [Bachelor of Science]

Full Time On Campus

₹ 2,81,160 (3 Years)

MD [Doctor of Medicine]

Full Time On Campus

Exams Accepted: NEET

Exams Accepted: NEET

MA [Master of Arts]

Full Time On Campus

₹ 2,37,140 (1 Year)

M.Ch [Master of Chirurgiae]

Full Time On Campus

M.Com [Master of Commerce]

Full Time On Campus

₹ 2,37,140 (2 Years)

M.Phil [Master of Philosophy]

Full Time On Campus

M.Sc [Master of Science]

Full Time On Campus

₹ 22,500 (2 Years)

₹ 95,140 (2 Years)

₹ 29,820 (1 Year)

₹ 29,820 (1 Year)

PhD [Doctor of Philosophy]

Full Time On Campus

₹ 46,425 (5 Years)

Exams Accepted by AMU


Exam Date: Mar 01, 2023

Result Date: Mar 10, 2023


What are the exams accepted at AMU?

CUET, ICAR AIEEEA, GATE, and AMU Entrance exams are accepted.

What is the AMU admission procedure?

Candidates must have a passed the relevant exam(10+2, or graduation or postgraduation) and pass the required admission test (CUET, GATE, AMU Entrance, ICAR AIEEEA) and apply via the official website.

Does Aligarh Muslim University offer distance education?

Yes, AMU has a Centre for Distance and Online Education (CDOE) that offers courses in arts, fine arts and skill based subjects.

What is the 2022 NIRF Ranking of AMU?

AMU has been ranked 11th in the overall category.

What are the entrance exams accepted by AMU?

AMU accepts the scores of IEEEA, CUET, GATE, ICAR-AIEEEA, UGC-NET, NEET PG and CLAT.

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