Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) draws students from all corners of the country as well as foreign countries, especially Africa, West Asia and Southeast Asia. In some courses, seats are reserved for students from SAARC and Commonwealth Countries.


The University has 12 Faculties viz. Agricultural Sciences, Arts, Commerce, Engineering & Technology, Law, Life Sciences, Medicine, Management Studies & Research, Science, Social Sciences, Theology, Unani Medicine, each comprising of several Departments of Studies.


The University also maintains a number of Colleges, Institutes, Centres and Schools. Notably among them are Women's College, Centre of Professional Courses, Interdisciplinary Biotechnology Unit, Zakir Hussain College of Engineering & Technology, Ajmal Khan Tibbiya College, Jawaharlal Nehru Medical College, Dr. Ziauddin Ahmad Dental College, Institute of Ophthalmology, Centre for Advanced Studies in History, Centre for Women Studies, Centre for Nehru Studies, University Polytechnic University, Women's Polytechnic, K.A. Nizami Centre for Quranic Studies, Schools including one for the visually challenged.


Academic Calendar

the academic calendar for the University falls within the authority of the respective faculty as set forth in Faculty Policies and Procedures

Faculties and Departments

AMU has 12 faculties with 98 academic departments which offer varied courses at undergraduate as well as post graduate level


Five colleges offering academic programs in the area of medicine, dentistry, engineering. University's Women's College is pioneer in providing women's education and has been serving the cause of Women's education since 1930.

Centre, Institutes and Academies

The University has 15 Centres, 3 Institutes and 3 Academies. These Centres, Institutes and Academies are specialized study programs offering courses in various interdisciplinary and emerging areas

Distance Learning

AMU's Distance Learning program provides education especially to those who are from educationally and economically deprived section of society, particularly those of the minority community


The motto is to provide and develop an integrated and complete personality of the students inculcating the moral, intellectual, aesthetic qualities. The university maintains schools both at the primary and secondary levels including a specialized school for visually challenged

Courses Offered

AMU runs a variety of undergraduate and post graduate degree courses in virtually all the basic disciplines of studies including medical and engineering sciences.