Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh
Aligarh Muslim University is a public university funded by the government of India. It ranks 9th among the top 10 institutions in the country. AMU was initiated as MAO College set up by Sir Syed Ahmed Khan. In the year of 1920 it had granted as AMU. It is affiliated as a central university approved by UGC. The university is a non-minority educational hub means open to all communities of the society and attracts the students of the nation and overseas. The University has faculty of law that regulates professional law courses.
AMU is situated in the heart of the Aligarh city the district of UP. The campus is spread over an area of 1155 acres of well developed land. The campus has a state of the art infrastructure houses in well designed buildings and amenities. The campus is well connected by the roads and rail.
Faculty, Students & Staff:
AMU has more than 28,000 students, 1,342 faculty members and 5610 non-teaching staff.
The campus has state of the art facilities. The main feature of the campus is existent of 80 hostels and 19 halls of residence for students. The campus provides the accommodation facility to the faculty and staff of this university. The campus provides all academic & campus facilities. AMU is the only university which has a horse riding club.
The campus has a drama centre, general education centre and sports club. These centres organize sports, extra-curricular, co-curricular and hobby activities, beside the academic education.
The college is offering more than 300 academic programmes in the modern and traditional education. The campus offers all levels of education from certificate courses to doctoral courses. The main engineering branches offered by the campus are as the following:
- Chemical Engineering
- Civil Engineering
- Computer Engineering
- Electronics Engineering
- Electrical Engineering
- Mechanical Engineering
- Petrochemical Engineering
Faculty of law of AMU offers integrated, master and doctoral in law. Courses offered are as follows:
Integrated Law Courses:
- B.A.LL.B (Hons)
AMU has an excellent placement record since its inception. The placement has been assisting to the students in job placement by arranging on-campus and off-campus interviews, career counseling and mentorship by training and internship. The main recruiters are IBM, Viaom Networks, ICICI Bank, Aon Hewitt, India Mart, Soft nice, Genpact, Aon Hewitt, Vodafone, ICICI Bank and Wipro Technologies.