Allahabad University: Courses, Fees, Admission 2024, Placements

Harinitha Panneerselvam Harinitha Panneerselvam | Apr 20, 2024
Harinitha Panneerselvam
Harinitha Panneerselvam

Updated on - Apr 20, 2024

Latest Updates for Allahabad University

  • 21 April 2024 :

    CUET 2024 complete exam date sheet has been released.

  • 21 April 2024 :

    UGC NET Application Form 2024 is out. The last date to apply is May 10, 2024 (up to 11:50 PM).

Allahabad University admission for 2024 is ongoing. Allahabad University B.Tech admissions will be based on JEE Main scores. The JEE Main Session 2 results will be released on April 25, 2024. Admission to UG courses is based on CUET scores. The CUET-UG exam is scheduled between 

Allahabad University was established as a collegiate central university. It is the 4th oldest university in India after Calcutta, Bombay, and Madras Universities. It was declared an Institution of National Importance by the Parliament of India in 2005. It has been ranked 38 among all the 40 central universities in India. The President of India is the visitor and the Governor of Uttar Pradesh is the Chief Rector of the university. 

Allahabad University offers full-time courses at UG, PG, diploma, and doctorate levels under 5 significant faculties, namely science, arts, commerce, law, and management. Allahabad University also offers an exchange program for students every year. Students can check their timetables online. It is one of the participating colleges in CUET and the admissions to UG courses will be made based on the same. PG admissions are done on the basis of UGC NET, GATE, and PGAT.

With highly qualified professors and extensive curriculum, Allahabad University has cultivated well-educated students, who have attained high positions in the government services. Read about the salient features of the university that have impressed the students here- GetMyUni Verdict.

Allahabad University Highlights 2024

Allahabad University functions with the Chancellor as the ceremonial head while the executive powers rest with the Vice-Chancellor. The Court, the Executive Council, the Academic Council, the Board of Faculties, and the Finance Committee are the administrative authorities of the university. Some of the highlighting features of Allahabad University are encapsulated in the following table

Year of Establishment 1887
Type of University Public
Campus Area 232 Acres
Accreditations UGC, AIU, ACU, NAAC
Recognition NCTE
Courses Offered Undergraduate, Postgraduate, Ph.D., PG Diploma
No. of Courses 86
No. of Affiliated Colleges 38+
No. of Constituent Colleges 11
No.of Departments 4 faculties and 33 departments
No. of Academic Staff 310
No. of Students 17,727
Infrastructure Facilities Library, Hostels, Research Centres, Computer Lab
Location Prayagraj, Uttar Pradesh

Allahabad University Admission 2024

The Allahabad University admission 2024 starts with the registration process. UGAT/CUET and PGAT scores are considered for admission to its UG and PG programs like BA, BA LLB, BCA, MCA, M,Sc, MBA, etc. Notices regarding admissions to various courses are displayed on the official website of the Allahabad university. Details of online/ offline exam centers are available on the website.

The students can check the official website for counseling information. The following steps show the application process done by the Allahabad university for admission to its various courses

  1. Visit the official website of Allahabad University.
  2. Register with the requested personal details.
  3. Log in by using the candidate's credentials- username and password.
  4. Fill out the application form completely and upload a passport-sized photograph and signature.
  5. Submit the application form along with the application fee.

Allahabad University Eligibility Criteria

Numerous courses are offered by Allahabad University, each of which has different eligibility criteria. Candidates are required to meet the eligibility criteria for their respective courses in order to get admitted to the same. Below is a list of a few courses offered by the university with their eligibility criteria

B.Tech Eligibility Criteria

  • Accepted exams are UGAT/ JEE Main/ CUET.
  • Candidates should have passed class 12 in the relevant subject from a recognized board

M.Tech Eligibility Criteria

  • Accepted exams are PGAT/ GATE.
  • Candidates should have passed a bachelor's degree from a recognized university.

Ph.D. Eligibility Criteria

  • Accepted exams are CRET/ UGC NET/ JRF/ SLET.
  • Candidates should have passed a master's degree in the relevant stream from a recognized university.

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Allahabad University Admission Dates 2024

Allahabad University Admission 2024 is based on scores secured in national-level exams. Candidates can apply for admission via the online portal. Some of the tentative admission dates to be noted for 2024 are listed below:

Events Dates
JEE Main 2024 Session 2 Result Date April 25, 2024
CCMT 2024 Registration Begins June 2024 (Tentative)
JoSAA Counseling 2024 Registration Begins June 10, 2024 (Tentative)
CUET-UG Exam Dates May 15, 2024 to May 31, 2024

Allahabad University Ranking

Allahabad University is recognized by UGC and is honored by government and international organizations for its outstanding performance in various disciplines. Given below is an overview of the Allahabad University rankings in the last few years by different organizations

  • QS World University ranked the university 401–450 in Asia in 2020
  • Allahabad University was ranked 8 by India Today 
  • It secured 68th position under the University category in 2019 by NIRF 

Allahabad University Courses

The courses at the Allahabad University are offered at various levels like a PG diploma, undergraduate, postgraduate, and doctoral levels. There are almost 86 courses offered in the university departments. A list of a few courses offered by the university is listed below with their details. 

Courses Duration Selection Criteria
B.Com 3 Years Passed +12 from a recognized board + CUET Scores
MA 2 Years Must have completed a Bachelor's degree + PGAT Scores
B.Tech 4 Years JEE Main / UGAT / CUET UG Scores
MBA 2 Years A pass in any UG program
B.Voc 3 Years Passed +12 from a recognized board + UGAT Scores

Allahabad University Fee Details

Allahabad University is one of the oldest and most renowned universities in the country. The fee varies for different courses different by the university. The fee structure for a few of the major courses offered is listed above in the table.

Course Total Tuition Fee 
BA INR 2982
MA INR 2600
MBA INR 2200
BCA INR 3632
BA LLB INR 1.75 Lakh

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Allahabad University Cutoff

Allahabad University offers numerous courses in different disciplines to its students. Every year, the university releases cutoff for different courses during the admission season. Cutoffs are released in the form of opening and closing ranks every year. The B.Tech cutoff is based on JEE Main and the expected 2022 cutoff is given below. 

Allahabad University B.Tech JEE Main Cutoff 2024 (Expected)

Category Opening Rank Closing Rank
General 37945 - 46110 73630 - 100880
SC 7540 - 8345 231115 - 287190
ST 3720 - 4030 334280 - 699700
EWS 6855 - 7970 84945 - 123105

Allahabad University cutoff is determined based on the following

  • Availability of seats 
  • The number of candidates appearing in the examination.
  • Cut-offs are based on last year's statistics.
  • Reservation category of student.

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Allahabad University Placements

Various companies visit the Allahabad University campus for recruitment.  As per the latest placements, many from UG programs were placed with Hamleys, a British-based toy manufacturing company, and a salary package of INR 1.80 LPA (plus incentives) was offered to the students. As per the latest NIRF institutional report, 980+ students were placed during placements in 2021. The stats for 2024 placements has not been released on the university's website yet. 

  • The median package offered during the placements drive ranged from 4.2 LPA to 6.2 LPA.

Allahabad University Top Recruiters

Many reputed multinational and national companies visit the University of Allahabad campus to recruit their students. The visiting companies also offer summer internship opportunities along with final-year placements. Some of the top recruiting companies are given below. 

TCS Convergys Ericsson
TechMahindra Azim Premji Foundation NIIT
Gandhi Fellowship Infogain Axis Institute

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Allahabad University Departments

Mentioned below are the departments of Allahabad University. Each department in Allahabad University is built for a particular stream or two and offers courses and programs under that stream. The departments are categorized into 4 faculties

Arts Science Geography
Commerce Law Music and Performing Arts
Mass media and Journalism Computer Applications and IT Visual Arts
Political Science Urdu Sociology

Why Choose Allahabad University?

Allahabad University is one of the oldest modern universities in India with 17,727 students intake. Earlier, it was known as the "Oxford of the East". Its Central University status was re-established through the University of Allahabad Act 2005 by the Parliament of India. The following are some of the best features that distinguish the university from the rest

  • The university is visited by the President of India.
  • It has been recognized with National Importance by the Parliament of India in 2005.
  • Allahabad University has been ranked 38 among all the 40 central universities in India.
  • The Institute of Gandhian Thought & Peace Studies, Gandhi Bhawan was visited by world-famous personalities and leaders such as Mother Teresa, Former Prime Minister Morarji Desai and many more.
  • The central library is known for its collection of 7,58,863 books & bound vols journals. It has 18,648 e-journals and 176 print journals.
  • The National Cadet Corps (NCC) at the campus has opened 4 NCC units and provides opportunities to the youth.

Allahabad University Academic Advantages

Allahabad University aims not just to help the students to excel academically but to lead them to an overall development so that they mature into responsible human beings and citizens. The following are the academic advantages

  • The Rajiv Gandhi Chair in Contemporary Studies of Allahabad University was set up by the Government of India to honor the contributions of the former Prime Minister, Late Sri Rajiv Gandhi. It established 10 such chairs in selected central & state universities. The themes of these chairs include namely Panchayati Raj System, Women’s Empowerment etc.

The chair aims at the following

  • To coordinate and provide a think tank in the thrust areas assigned to the Chair by drawing Include the expertise and inputs from academics and experts from other sectors like media and NGOs.
  • To design and execute capacity-building programs for teachers in higher education focused on the thrust areas of the Chair.
  • To strengthen the role of universities/ academics in public policymaking.
  • To conduct short-term courses in the concerned disciplines. Publications of proceedings.
  • To engage studies in research works leading to a D.Phil degree.

The university-industry interface cell provides the following benefits

  1. Access to manpower, including well-trained graduates and knowledgeable faculty from the university
  2. Access to basic and applied research results from which new products and processes will evolve
  3. Solutions to specific problems or professional expertise, which are usually not found in an individual firm

Allahabad University Result

Allahabad University result 2024 has been released on its official website for a few undergraduate and postgraduate courses. Students can check their results for the exam sessions by visiting the official website and candidates can get updates on the same related to the dates of releasing the results. The result is published in the 'Student' section on the website.

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Allahabad University Infrastructure 

The campus area of 232 acres at Allahabad University is well designed for academics and extracurricular activities. Facilities like a library, hostel, guest house, etc are provided to students on the campus. The central library houses 7,50,983 volumes of books and journals and Ph.D. thesis in both hard and soft copies. The Allahabad University campus has Gandhi Bhawan Institute, which is a place full of peace and calm, ideal for yoga, and meditation. The following are the best highlights of Gandhi Bhawan, which has many prominent world-famous visitors

  • Gandhi Bhawan Mandapam, for meditation, yoga, and bhajan. 
  • Gandhi Bhawan library- a very good collection of literature on Gandhian thought and other related subjects.
  • Gandhi Bhawan Conference Hall, a well-equipped with an audio-video system, with a capacity of more than sixty persons for deliberation and discussion.
  • Gandhi Bhawan Lawn with blossoming lotus.

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Allahabad University Scholarship

The Allahabad University scholarships are provided in various programs ranging from UG to PG. It offers both need and merit-based scholarships to eligible candidates. The details of the scholarships are mentioned below

Scholarship Description
GATE Scholarship Offered to B.Tech and M.Tech students with an amount of INR 5,000
National Scholarship Offered purely on a merit basis with an amount of INR 500
UGC Scholarship Should have cleared the NET exam and it offers an amount of INR 12,000 JRF - INR14,000 SRF + 15% HRA + INR 10,000 (INR 12,000 for Science) Contingency
D.Phil Scholarship Offered to all enrolled candidates with an amount of INR 5,000 JRF
Rajiv Gandhi Scholarship Provided to SC/ST and meritorious students - INR 8,000 JRF + 15% HRA + INR 10,000 (INR 12,000 for Science) Contingency 

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Allahabad University Collaborations

Allahabad University has signed numerous Memorandum of Understanding with national as well as international educational institutions and corporate organizations.

International Collaborations

Country Partnering Institutions
USA World Food Preservation Centre, The University of Massachusetts,  
Unilever Research and Development, (Unilever), The Netherlands 
Japan Biomaterials Centre, National Institute for Material Science, Japan
Denmark  Aarhus University

National Collaborations

  • National Institute of Technology (NITD), Delhi
  • CSIR-Central Drug Research Institute, Lucknow
  • India Meteorological Department, Ministry of Earth Sciences, Government of India
  • The National Centre for Medium-Range Weather Forecasting (NCMRWF), Earth System Sciences Organization, Ministry of Earth Sciences
  • Centre of Biomedical Magnetic Resonance, Lucknow

Allahabad University Faculty

The Allahabad University has diverse and talented resource persons from reputed academic institutions and industries. The Academic Staff Development Scheme was introduced to enable academic staff to become effective facilitators of student learning.

The following are the ways by which the faculty carries out the academic enhancement for the students

  • Quality improvement with a quantitative increase in the number of programs.
  • Modernizing training package incorporating the use of LCD, notebook, networking, etc.
  • Organizing training programs for the training of women in the management of higher education.

Allahabad University Alumni

Apart from all the academics and the cultural festivals, Allahabad University has given our country some of the most profound and notable alumni. Mentioned below are some inspirational and famous Allahabad University notable alumni with their current position. 

Notable Alumni Profession
Shri Aditya Srivastava Actor, voice-over artist, television producer
Pandit Madan Mohan Malviya Founder of BHU
Pandit Govind Ballabh Pant Former Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh
Dr. Shankar Dayal Sharma Former President of India
Prof. J. K. Mehta Economist
Shri V. N. Khare Former Chief Justice of India
Shri S. R. Faruqi Urdu Poet, Critic, Civil Servant
Dr. Murali Manohar Joshi Former Union Minister, Human Resource & Development
Dr. Arjun Singh Union Minister, Human Resource & Development

Allahabad University Constituent Colleges

Constituent colleges are those colleges or institutions established and maintained by the university. The following are the constituent colleges of Allahabad University

Allahabad Degree College
Ishwar Saran Degree College
Arya Kanya Degree College K.P Training College
Chaudhary Mahadeo Prasad Post Graduate College
S.S. Khanna Girls Degree College
Ewing Christian College (Autonomous Minority College)
S.P.M. Govt. Degree College
Govind Ballabh Pant Social Science Institute

Allahabad University Top Affiliated Colleges

Allahabad university has several 38+ affiliated colleges that operate independently with a formal collaborative agreement with it and it controls its academic policies, syllabus etc. The following are the top affiliated colleges of Allahabad University

Institute of Information and Communication Technology
CMP Degree College
JK Institute of Applied Physics and Technology
Hamidia Girls Degree College
Ewing Christian College
Jagat Taran Girls Degree College
Govind Ballabh Pant Social Science Institute
Chaudhary Mahadeo Prasad Degree College

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Allahabad University Highlights

Institution Type Public
Faculty Student Ratio 1:55
Total Faculty 310
Year of Establishment 1887
Genders Accepted Co-Ed
Student Enrollment 27000+ (UG+PG+Doctoral)
Total Area (In Acre) 322.04
Construction Area (Sq. M) 232.261
Accredited by NAAC-A
Recognised by UGC

Allahabad University Courses & Fees 2024

Course Average Fees Duration
BTech ₹7,280 4 Years
MTech ₹6,300 2 Years
MBA ₹29,050 2 Years
LLB ₹3,632 3 Years
BSc ₹2,982 3 Years
BCA ₹3,632 3 Years
BA ₹2,982 3 Years
BFA ₹15,035 3 Years
B.P.Ed ₹18,430 3 Years
MCA ₹4,490 3 Years

Allahabad University Courses and Fee Structure

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Courses offered by Allahabad University

M.Tech [Master of Technology]

Offline On Campus

₹ 6,300 (2 Years)

₹ 7,280 (4 Years)

₹ 29,050 (2 Years)

LLB [Bachelor of Law]

Offline On Campus

₹ 3,632 (3 Years)

BSc [Bachelor of Science]

Offline On Campus

₹ 2,982 (3 Years)

₹ 3,632 (3 Years)

Advance Diploma

Offline On Campus

M.Phil [Master of Philosophy]

Offline On Campus

M.Com [Master of Commerce]

Offline On Campus

₹ 3,000 (2 Years)

B.Com [Bachelor of Commerce]

Offline On Campus

₹ 2,532 (3 Years)

BA [Bachelor of Arts]

Offline On Campus

₹ 2,982 (3 Years)

LLM [Master of Laws]

Offline On Campus

₹ 2,000 (2 Years)

MFA [Master of Fine Arts]

Offline On Campus

₹ 2,600 (2 Years)

₹ 4,490 (3 Years)

₹ 18,430 (3 Years)

BFA [Bachelor of Fine Arts]

Offline On Campus

₹ 15,035 (3 Years)

Exams Accepted by Allahabad University


Exam Date: May 15, 2024


Exam Date: Feb 03, 2024

Result Date: Mar 16, 2024

Allahabad University FAQs

Is the Allahabad University UGC recognized?

Allahabad University is approved by UGC, recognised by MHRD and accredited by NAAC-A.

Which courses are offered at Allahabad University?

Allahabad University offers various UG courses like B.Ed, B.Sc, BA, LLB, BA LLB (Hons.), BFA, BPA and B.Com; PG courses like M.Sc, MA, MPA, MCA, LLM, M.Com, MBA, MBA (Rural Development), MFA and many more. The University also provides Doctorate of Philosophy in a variety of disciplines.

How are the placements at Allahabad University?

The Allahabad University provides good placements for all the courses through the training and placement cell which provides training, internship, and placements for the students in some of the good companies.

What are the eligibility criteria for UG courses at Allahabad University?

For admission to any of the Bachelor’s programmes at Allahabad University the applicant must be 10+2 qualified in relevant stream from UP Board/ CBSE/ ICSE or equivalent with a qualifying percentile and needs to appear for the Entrance Examination and secure a qualifying score.

What are the specializations under MPA at Allahabad University?

The Allahabad University provides three disciplines under the Master of Performing Arts which includes Vocal, Sitar and Tabla for a duration of three to five years.

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Reviewed on Aug 21, 2022

Entrance Exams & Admissions : 1: Eligibility criteria was 12th pass. They need some documents to verify and the students must not cross the age limit of 24 years for BCom. 2: 172 was the highest cut off to qualify for general categories student.

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Sam302021 Batch 2023 BA Political Science
Reviewed on Jul 29, 2022
3.5 Placements
4 Fees
4.5 Academics
4 Infrastructure
3 Campus

Placements & Internships : The alumni network consists of few of the most notable personalities. It has given gems like Manoj Muntashir ( famous Bollywood lyrical) , Govind Vallabh pant ( First chief minister of Uttar Pradesh) , Pt. Madan Mohan Malviya ( Founder of B

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Amaira Singh Batch 2020 B.Com [Bachelor of Commerce]
Reviewed on Oct 23, 2020
3.5 Placements
2.5 Fees
2.5 Academics
3 Infrastructure
2.5 Campus

Placements & Internships : The lowest packages after placements in good companies are minimum 9 LPA and the highest package was 42 LPA.

Entrance Exams & Admissions : It is very difficult to take admissions here, because of the high cut-off. Students with good entrance ran

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Aditya Thakur Batch 2020 BSc [Bachelor of Science]
Reviewed on Jul 01, 2020
5 Placements
5 Fees
5 Academics
5 Infrastructure
5 Campus

Placements & Internships : Allahabad University is also called the oxford of the east. The system of science labs and internships is very aggressive. Here you are also prepared for UPSC Ias. Best exam in the India

Entrance Exams & Admissions : Eligibility is 12 Pass or Ad

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Jyoti Yadav Batch 2019 BSc [Bachelor of Science]
Reviewed on Sep 25, 2019
3.5 Placements
5 Fees
5 Academics
3.5 Infrastructure
2.5 Campus

Placements & Internships : I am a student and in au, there is no placement but the study is well so I suggest you come to our university, it is also called the east of oxford.

Entrance Exams & Admissions : For entrance exams for bsc bio, you should study from NCERT books

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