AMU: Courses, Fees, Admission, Placements

Harinitha Panneerselvam Harinitha Panneerselvam | Nov 13, 2023
Harinitha Panneerselvam
Harinitha Panneerselvam

Updated on - Nov 13, 2023

Latest Updates for AMU

  • 21 April 2024 :

    CUET 2024 complete exam date sheet has been released.

  • 16 April 2024 :

    NEET PG 2024 Exam Date has been preponed to Jun 23, 2024.

  • 16 April 2024 :

    NEET PG application form 2024 has been released on Apr 16, 2024.

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. The university ranks 8th among the 20 research Universities in India. There are 19 halls of residence for students with 80 hostels.

AMU is one of the oldest universities in the country that provides quality education affordable to students from all backgrounds. Read more about the salient features of the university that have attracted its students over the years here- GetMyUni Verdict.

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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 2024

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, 2024
CUET-UG Admit Card Release July, 2024
CUET-UG Exam Phase 1 July, 2024 to August, 2024
CUET-UG Result Declaration September, 2024

AMU Ranking

AMU is one of the top-rated universities in Uttar Pradesh. The AMU ranking in India has been admirable for various courses and categories. More details about the Aligarh Muslim University rankings for 2023 are mentioned below.

  • AMU Aligarh ranked 3rd in India as a general government university under India Today Ranking 2023
  • AMU NIRF Ranking 2023 stood 19th overall and 9th among all universities.
  • The university also ranked 9th for Architecture, 14th for Law, 23rd for Research, 28th for Medical, 31st for Dental and 32nd for Engineering categories.
  • The Faculty of Management Studies under AMU has managed a rank of 132nd under Business Today Ranking 2023.
  • The QS World Ranking 2023 ranged from 1001 to 1200th on the ranking ladder among all universities of the world.
  • The AMU ranking under Times Higher Education ranged from 201 to 250th among all Asian Universities.
  • The EduRank Ranking 2023 declared AMU as the 15th-best university in India.
  • AMU stood 8th among India's Top Government Law institutes under Outlook Ranking 2023. 
  • The AMU ranking for Science and Arts streams stood 61st and 45th in India, respectively, under Outlook Ranking 2023.

Read More: AMU Ranking

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

Read More: AMU Fee Structure

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 2024 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.

Read More: AMU Result

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 1875
Genders Accepted Co-ed
Total Area (In Acre) 1155
Accredited by NAAC, NAAC-A
Recognised by UGC

AMU Rankings

Publisher Ranking & Year Criteria
#9 in 2023 University
#9 in 2023 Architecture
#14 in 2023 Law
#28 in 2023 Medical
#31 in 2023 Dental
#32 in 2023 Engineering
#55 in 2023 MBA
#10 in 2022 Dental
#11 in 2022 Architecture
#14 in 2022 Law
#17 in 2022 Medical
#24 in 2022 Mass Communication
#49 in 2022 Arts
#4 in 2020 Mass Communication
#6 in 2020 Law
#141 in 2019 MBA

AMU Courses & Fees 2024

Course Average Fees Duration
Bachelor of Engineering ₹10,77,780 4 Years
BTech ₹10,77,780 4 Years
MTech ₹8,61,940 2 Years
MBA ₹5,92,140 2 Years
BSc ₹2,81,160 3 Years
B.Arch ₹13,47,225 5 Years
BA -- 3 Years
B.Ed ₹15,250 2 Years
BDS -- 5 Years
BFA ₹4,88,835 3 Years

AMU Courses and Fee Structure

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Courses offered by AMU

BE [Bachelor of Engineering]

Offline On Campus

₹ 10,77,780 (4 Years)

Post Graduate Program [PGP]

Offline On Campus

₹ 29,820 (2 Years)

PhD [Doctor of Philosophy]

Offline On Campus

₹ 46,425 (3 Years)

₹ 4,14,640 (2 Years)

  • Specialization:
  • Hr

M.Phil [Master of Philosophy]

Offline On Campus

M.Com [Master of Commerce]

Offline On Campus

₹ 2,37,140 (2 Years)

M.Ch [Master of Chirurgiae]

Offline On Campus

MD [Doctor of Medicine]

Offline On Campus

Exams Accepted: NEET

Exams Accepted: NEET

B.Com [Bachelor of Commerce]

Offline On Campus

MBBS [Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery]

Offline On Campus

Exams Accepted: NEET

Exams Accepted: NEET

₹ 4,14,640 (2 Years)

MSW [Master of Social Work]

Offline On Campus

₹ 4,14,640 (2 Years)

₹ 4,14,640 (2 Years)

LLM [Master of Laws]

Offline On Campus

₹ 4,14,640 (2 Years)

MFA [Master of Fine Arts]

Offline On Campus

₹ 2,90,390 (2 Years)

₹ 9,41,460 (3 Years)

₹ 1,94,540 (3 Years)

₹ 1,18,570 (1 Year)

BFA [Bachelor of Fine Arts]

Offline On Campus

₹ 4,88,835 (3 Years)

BDS [Bachelor of Dental Science]

Offline On Campus

Exams Accepted: NEET

Exams Accepted: NEET

B.Ed [Bachelor of Education]

Offline On Campus

₹ 15,250 (2 Years)

B.Arch [Bachelor of Architecture]

Offline On Campus

Exams Accepted: NATA

₹ 13,47,225 (5 Years)

Exams Accepted: NATA

Exams Accepted by AMU


Exam Date: May 15, 2024


Exam Date: May 05, 2024


Exam Date: Apr 06, 2024


Exam Date: Jun 23, 2024


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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