Sunday, July 4, 2010

Aligarh Muslim University (AMU)

Aligarh Muslim University is in Aligarh, a city in Uttar Pradesh, India. This Central University came into existence with the initiative taken by Sir Syed Ahmad Khan, who was involved in social activities concerning the Mohammedan community in India. Initially, the University was known as the Anglo-Oriental Mohammadan College and was set up as a residential seat of learning. The Anglo-Oriental Mohammadan College became affiliated to the Allahabad University in 1885, after being under the Calcutta University during its formative years.

AMU Profile:

The University currently offers over two hundred fifty courses (250) covering mostly all branches of education with a student strength of over thirty thousand. It also has more than eighty (80) Departments and two thousand (2000) teachers and other faculty members. Students from abroad, mostly from Africa and some parts of Asia come to study in this University.

AMU Faculties:

The main faculties of study in Aligarh Muslim University are Faculty of Agriculture, Faculty of Arts, Faculty of Commerce, Faculty of Law, Faculty of Life Science, Faculty of Management Study and Research, Faculty of Medicine, Dental College, Faculty of Science, Faculty of Social Science, Faculty of Theology, Faculty of Unani Medicine and Interdisciplinary Biotechnology Unit.

Some of the schools functioning under the Aligarh Muslim University are Abdullah Nursery School, A.B.K Union High School, Ahmadi School for Blind, AMU Girls High School, City Girls High School, City High School, S.T.S. High School, Senior Secondary School, Boys and Senior Secondary School, Girls.

Affiliated Institutes:

Some of the institutes affiliated to the Aligarh Muslim University are- A.K. Tibbiya College, Dr.Ziauddin Ahmad Dental College, J.N. Medical College, Women's College and Z.H. College of Engineering and Technology.

Contact Details:

Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh,
Uttar Pradesh-202002
University Telephone Exchange: 2700920 - 2700922

For examination purposes, the Controller of Examinations, Aligarh Muslim University can be contacted at: Office of the Controller of Examinations Administrative Block, Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh-202002 (U.P).

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