Prof. M.N. Farooqui Computer Centre is one of the central facility of the
University. Since its inception in 1970, it has been successfully contributing
towards National and International growth, by serving as a valuable resource for
catalyzing adoption and implementation of state of the art/emerging
technologies in the campus, thereby promoting academic excellence, research
excellence, consultancy projects execution capacity building and operational
excellence for various departments/offices in the university.
Campus network of AMU, established and augmented by University Computer
Centre has 3-layer architecture.
1. The Core Switch is hosted at Computer Centre. It is comprehensively maintained by the University
2. For Distribution Switches (hosted at multiple & strategic locations across the campus)
technical management of active components including monitoring and control is fully
handled by Computer Centre. Administrative tasks (logistics, physical security,
Physical Access Control) of distribution switches is jointly coordinated with the
administrative heads of the departments/offices of those locations having
3. For Edge Switches (hosted at end-user departments/offices) the operational management of edge switch and planning of local network beyond the point of edge switch is
completely handled by the administrative head of the end-user departments (or
his/her nominee). Prescriptive guidance & technical consultancy is provided
to all department/offices of AMU from time-to-time, on need basis.