Aligarh Muslim University, AMU – Courses, Departments, Eligibility, Entrance Test


Aligarh Muslim University or popularly known as AMU is a pioneer institute of education. The university has its roots intact today as well. It has maintained its international & national character as an institution of excellence. The high-quality education, well-learned teachers, and the welcoming environment attract people from everywhere in the world. The university with its unique culture and atmosphere not only imparts the best education in India but even inculcate discipline, manners, and morals to its students.

The Aligarh Muslim University or AMU has been praised and called the school of sovereign importance in India. The founder Sir, Syed Ahmad Khan patterned the AMU college(Mohammedan Anglo-Oriental College) after Cambridge and Oxford. The College was transformed into a full-fledged university in the year 1920.


The university has always been among the top-ranked universities in India. The latest ranking highlights the AMU reputation and excellence. It has been ranked as the Ninth institute in the top ten higher learning institutions in India(Times Higher Education).

  1. AMU NIRF 2018 rank: 10
  2. Qs World Rankings 2019: 801-1000

AMU ranks on 33 in Indian Universities in India. The institute has emerged as a powerful institution and envisaged the founder’s vision.

Accreditation and Recognition: The AMU Colleges is accredited by NAAC, UGC, Member of AIU, and MCI.

Departments at Aligarh Muslim University, AMU

The University acquiring a unique position in Indian Education comprises different faculties & departments at the campuses. The University at present has 12 faculties comprising 98 teaching departments, 3 academies, and 15 centers and institutes.

  1. Engineering
  2. Commerce
  3. Law
  4. Life Sciences
  5. Medicine
  6. Management Studies
  7. Social Sciences
  8. Unani Medicines
  9. Political Sciences

The departments mentioned are some of the many departments at AMU.

Department List AMU

AMU, Schools & Colleges

The University maintains & run various colleges, institute centers, and schools. Some notable education places are:

  • Women’s College
  • Zakir Hussain College of Engineering & Technology
  • Jawaharlal Nehru Medical College
  • Dr. Ziauddin Ahmad Dental College
  • School for visually challenged.
  • K.A. Nizami Centre for Quranic Studies, etc

Courses Offered at AMU, Aligarh

The AMU, Aligarh is offering many different courses for all science, commerce, humanitarian, and medical studies at the campus. The university conducts admissions to various courses on the basis of the University Admission Test. Candidates can check some of the courses and their exam dates for the year 2019 as announced by AMU, Aligarh here.

Course Name Exam Date
B.Tech 24 August 2019
B.Arch Second week of May 2019
B.Com/B.Sc/B.A/ 7 April 2019
S.S.S.C (Science/ Commerce/ Humanities Stream) 21 April 2019
M.B.A, M.B.A(I.B)/P.G. Diploma in Islamic Studies & Banking/Finance 26 May 2019
B.A LL.B 26 May 2019
B.Ed 27 May 2019

Details of courses admissions can be checked from here.

AMU Cousrses

Aligarh Muslim University Admission

The University offering admissions to all undergraduate, postgraduate, and diploma courses. AMU conducts entrance exam for offering admission to aspirants in different courses. There is two type of test namely

  • Admission Test conducted at the university level
  • Departmental test conducted at the department level.

The application process for admissions is done through online mode. Eligible candidates are required to submit their applications on the official website of AMU.

Candidates should check their eligibility for admissions. For UG courses, applicants should have passed class 12 in relevant discipline with minimum 50% marks. For PG courses, candidates having a graduate degree in relevant field with required marks are eligible to apply. Candidates seeking admission to Ph.D. courses should have a master’s degree.

Candidates applying for B.Tech and B.Arch courses need to sit for Aligarh Muslim University Engineering Entrance Exam, AMUEEE conducted by AMU. The Medical college admissions are done on the basis of NEET scores. The Admission to the M.Tech program is done through a valid GATE score.

The following links give detailed information about admission:

AMU MBBS/BDS Admission 2019

Eligibility Criteria

(For admissions to the academic year 2019-2020)

For all Integrated/Undergraduate Degree Programmes at AMU

  • Candidates should have passed 10+2 exam from a recognized central or state board or its equivalent.
  • The candidate should have obtained a minimum of 50% aggregate marks in 10+2 level qualifying exam. For the candidate should have obtained the minimum marks as given for particular programme.
  • The aspirant should score the minimum qualifying marks to be eligible for admissions. The OBS, SC/SC and minority category will have different minimum marks requirements in different courses.

Aligarh Muslim University Medical College

The AMU medical college or Jawaharlal Nehru Medical College has different entrance exam making a candidate eligible for AMU admission process. The AMU will give admission to the NEET eligible and qualified candidates. The candidates could apply to approximately 145 seats in medical colleges and 35 seats in dental colleges by filling AMU MBBS 2019 application form. Process for taking NEET 2019:

  • Apply to NEET 2019 from its official website.
  • The form should be properly filled with all the correct information.
  • Three examination centers choice is given out of which, one would be allotted one from the three of the preferred locations.
  • You would be provided a unique application number which should be kept for future references.
  • After payment of the examination fee and printing the application form one have to download the admit card of NEET 2019 using the same unique application number, the admit card would be available on April 15, 2019.

NEET 2019 Exam

Minimum Qualifying Cut Off NEET 2019


Percentile Cutoff

Cutoff Marks (2018)










AMU, Engineering College

Dr. Zakir Hussain College of Engineering & Technology is the AMU, Engineering College. The admissions to courses are done through the University level entrance exam for engineering named AMUEEE. The admissions are based on the departmental test for different branches. The AMU offers 465 seats for 7 different engineering branches.

The AMUEEE exam:

  • Mode of exam: offline
  • Paper is of 3 hours
  • Number of questions: 150
  • Marking Scheme: +1 for correct and – 0.25 for negative choice.
  • Application fee: 600 INR

Admission Procedure for Aligarh Muslim University

The Admissions to AMU will be conducted through the university entrance exam. The admission process to AMU will start with the submission of the Application Forms in the online mode. Candidates who qualify the examination will participate in the counseling on the basis of Select List, Chance Memo List, and the Special Category list released by the university after the declaration of results. The steps for AMU Admission Process are as follows:

  • AMU Entrance Examination Form: For AMU entrance exam 2019 registrations aspirants need to apply in the online mode. Candidates need to fill and submit the AMU entrance exam 2019 application form on the official website of the university.
  • Downloading AMU Entrance Exam Admit Card: Successfully submitting the application form, aspirants will have to download the AMU entrance exam 2019 admit card from the official website of the university.
  • Appearing for AMU Entrance Exam: Aspirants will have to appear for AMU entrance exam 2019 at the allotted test center.
  • AMU Entrance Exam Result: Aligarh Muslim University will declare AMU entrance exam 2019 result on its official website.
  • Attending AMU Entrance Exam Counselling (if applicable): In the AMU counseling session, aspirants will be allotted seats according to their AMU entrance exam ranks.

AMU Application Form Fee

AMU application fee has to be paid in online mode(net banking/ debit card or credit card).

Course Name

AMU Entrance Exam Application Fee INR


MBA/ MBA (I.B)/ PG Diploma in Islamic Banking & Finance


Post-M.A. Diploma in Urdu Translation

Other courses


Fee Structure AMU

The institution fee includes the tuition fee per semester, one-time fee at the time of admission, and caution money the refundable amount etc. The campus provides the hostel facility for both girls and boys separately.

Fee Structure AMU

Aligarh Muslim University, Contact Details

Address: Office of the Controller of Examinations
Administrative Block, AMU
Aligarh – 202002 (UP) – INDIA


Contact Number: 0571-2700935 / 0571-2706152

For more detailed information, please check the AMU Prospectus here Admission Prospectus 2019.

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