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The University of Allahabad is one amongst Top central universities in India. It has been recognized as an Institute of National Importance by the Indian Government. It is also considered as "Oxford of the East". Moreover, it is the fourth oldest University in India. Allahabad University NAAC Grade is "B". Besides, it has been ranked 401-450 in Asia by QS World Rankings. These rankings are testimony to the quality of education that the University offers.

Allahabad University comprises five major faculties: Science, Arts, commerce, law, and management. Admission in Allahabad University is granted based on the student's performance in the entrance test. Moreover, being a central university, it accepts the valid scores of CUET for offering admission to the UG courses. Suppose students are applying for PG Courses must appear for the entrance exam PGAT administrated by the University. Then, students can apply for the desired Courses in Allahabad University by submitting an online application form via the official website.

Name of the University

University of Allahabad


Allahabad, Uttar Pradesh

Year of Establishment


Type of University

Central University

Admission Process

Entrance Test : CUET/PGAT

Application Mode


Allahabad University Admission Portal


University of Allahabad  BA  Admission

BA in Allahabad University is available in various specializations. Candidates interested in applying to the BA Courses must ensure the eligibility criteria. Allahabad University BA Syllabus and a brochure can be accessed on the official website.

  • Candidates who have passed 10+2 with at least 45% marks can apply for admission.
  • Applicants will be selected depends on CUET results. Based on the exam scores,  a merit list will be created.
  • Candidates shortlisted through the Allahabad University merit list must participate in the counselling.
  • As per the CUET Exam Pattern for BA, there will be three sections. 1st Section is Language Section. The second is Domain Specific Subjects, and the last is General Tests.
  • In the Domain Specific Subjects of Section-2, candidates must choose at least two subjects: Economics, Political Science, Sociology, Psychology, Anthropology, History and Geography.

BA Specializations

  • Political Science
  • Media Studies
  • Geography
  • Economics
  • Fashion Design and Technology
  • Psychology
  • English
  • Urdu,
  • Education
  • Music
  • Ancient History
  • Philosophy
  • Arabic
  • Mathematics
  • Physical Education
  • Sanskrit
  • Statistics
  • Music Tabla
  • Painting Sculpture
  • Hindi
  • Medieval
  • Modern History
  • Defence & Strategic Studies
  • Anthropology
  • Music Vocal
  • Persian
  • Sociology
  • English Literature

Allahabad University BA Cut off




550 and above

Other Backward Caste

508 and above

Schedule Tribe

73 and above

University of Allahabad BSc Admission

University offers admission to full-time three-year B. Sc and B. Sc (Hons.). Candidates must pass their class 10+2/ HSC exam from any recognized board with 50% aggregate marks or above. In addition, they shall have studied Biology, Chemistry, and Physics as their main subject. However, the final selection procedure will be based on the applicant's CUET scores.

Type of B. Sc Program


B. Sc (General)

Biology, Maths

B. Sc (Hons.)

Home Science/ Family & Community Science

The Allahabad University CUET  entrance test will consist of 3 sections. The first Section is language, the second is "Domain-specific topics", and the third is general knowledge.

  • English/Hindi is essential for all candidates seeking admission to the University under the compulsory Language section 1A of the CUET Entrance Test.
  • After clearing Section 1, candidates must appear in domain-specific subjects in Section 2 of the CUET UG Exam.
  • Section 3 in CUET is considered a General Test, where general knowledge questions will be asked.

Check out the Domain Specific Subjects for BSc CUET Exam Pattern

  • CUET B.Sc (Home Science/Family & Community Science): Home Science
  • CUET B.Sc Maths: Maths, Physics, Computer Science (Applicants required to select any two from the three options)
  • CUET B.Sc Biology: Biology and Chemistry (Candidates required to choose both the  domains compulsory)

Allahabad University B.Sc Cutoff

Candidates must score equivalent to the cutoff criteria to be eligible for admission. Check out the Allahabad University CUET Cut off for BSc Programmes.




534 and Above

Home Science

87 and Above


553 and Above

University of Allahabad UG Admission

Besides BSc and BA Courses, Allahabad University UG Courses are available in B Com, BCA,  BFA, and B.P.Ed.  Candidates are required to ensure the eligibility norms before seeking admission. However, the selection of the applicants depends on CUET results, followed by centralized counselling.

Candidates looking for admission to the B Com in Allahabad University shall have passed 10+2 in the commerce stream with not less than 45% marks. Candidates are required to choose their domain-specific Subject in CUET (Accountancy/Book Keeping)

Students applying for admission to the Allahabad University BCA must have studied Mathematics as the main subject in 10+2. Besides, they shall have passed with an aggregate of 50% marks. The domain-specific subjects in CUET BCA Exam Pattern are Computer Science, Physics, Maths, and Economics (Need to choose any two)

Candidates seeking admission to the BA in Physical Education (B.P.Ed) or BFA shall have passed 10+2 with a minimum score of 50% or above. Selection of the applicants is based on the entrance exam administered by the University.

How to get admission in Allahabad University

Check out the steps mentioned below for Allahabad University UG Application Process. Admission to the UG Courses is offered based on CUET scores. Thus, applicants must register for CUET UG Entrance Exam as a main step. Before filling out the form, students must ensure the Allahabad University CUET Eligibility Criteria.

  • Applicants must visit the official website of NTA.
  • Applicants must enter the details such as a Valid Email ID and Mobile Number to generate the credentials such as application ID and Password.
  • Log in to the registered account using the credentials and then access the CUET application form.
  • Fill in all the essential details in the form and then upload all the scanned images of documents.
  • Then make the payment of CUET application fees via online mode.

According to the Government of India and Allahabad University admission policy, candidates who contributed in State/National Championships will be selected under 2% of seats. It is specially reserved under each subject under the Sports Quota.

University of Allahabad MBA Admission

MBA in Allahabad University is available in four disciplines. They are Marketing, Finance, Rural Development and Human Resource Management.

  • Candidates seeking admission to the MBA must have possessed a bachelor's degree with not less than 55% aggregate marks.
  • Final-year applicants are also allowed to apply. However, they are mandated to submit the final graduation result before the  Allahabad University admission last date.
  • Admissions will be granted based on the entrance test administrated by the University. It is commonly known as PGAT (Post Graduate Entrance Test)
  • Candidates who score well in Allahabad University MBA Entrance Exam will be intimated for Oral Exam.
  • The final merit list will be formed based on the written and oral exam marks.

Allahabad University MBA Exam Pattern

The written Exam for MBA is for 600 Marks, including four sections. Each Section carries 150 Marks.



Communication Ability in English

150 Marks

Aptitude and Reasoning

150 Marks

General Awareness

150 Marks

Quantitative Aptitude

150 Marks

MBA Oral Exam will be for 100 Marks, divided into two categories. Group Leadership and Personal Interview. Each category carries 50 marks.

University of Allahabad MSc Admission

University offers two year MSc programme in various specializations. Applicants must have minimum 50% aggregate marks in their bachelor's degree as the eligibility requirement. Besides, students shall have pursued BSc in a relevant discipline. Students can download the Allahabad University MSc Syllabus on the official website, which is available in PDF Format.

MSc in Allahabad University (Specializations)

  • Food Technology
  • Chemistry
  • Biotechnology
  • Psychology
  • Mathematics
  • Zoology, Botany
  • Agricultural Zoology and Entomology
  • Biochemistry
  • Computer Science
  • Soil Science & Agricultural Chemistry
  • Physics
  • Environmental Science
  • Statistics
  • Applied Geology
  • Materials Science
  • Geography
  • Agriculture Botany
  • Bioinformatics
  • Anthropology
  • Defence And Strategic Studies
  • Textiles And Fashion Apparel
  • Rural Technology
  • Food Nutrition
  • Nutritional Science

Admission to the MSc is based on Allahabad University Entrance Exam. Candidates who qualify for the entrance exam must participate in the counselling process. Later, Seats will be allotted based on cutoff marks set by the University, availability of seats, and other factors. Thus, applicants must score according to the Allahabad University PG Cut off Criteria.

Allahabad University MSC Exam Pattern: The exam paper comprises 150 questions, which must be completed within 3 hrs deadline. The total Marks for the Examination is 300. For each right answer, 2 marks will be rewarded.

Allahabad University MSc Cut off

Here we have mentioned the cutoff scores for popular MSc Specializations.

MSc Course

Allahabad University PGAT Cutoff

MSc Chemistry

156 and Above

MSc Agriculture Science

194.4 and Above

MSc Statistics

111 and Above

MSc Physics

156 and Above

MSc Botany

158 and Above

MSc Mathematics

128 and Above

MSc Material Science

65 and Above

University of Allahabad MA Admission

University offers admission to the two-year MA in various specializations. Candidates who have completed their graduation BA in the relevant stream can apply for admission to the MA in Allahabad University.  

  • Admissions are granted based on the entrance test PGAT. MA Exam Date Allahabad University will be scheduled in June.
  • Thus, admission must register online for MA Entrance Exam Allahabad University.
  • Based on the exam scores, the varsity will create the merit list. Students whose names have been included on the list must attend counselling.
  • Besides, students must score according to the University's cutoff criteria. To be noted, the cutoff varies for each specialization.
  • Only registered candidates are allowed to access the Allahabad University admit card.

Allahabad University MA Exam Pattern

Admission seekers must review the exam pattern before starting exam preparation. It will help you to make better strategies/study plans. Students applying for MA must appear for PGAT Paper 1 and Paper 2.

Entrance test name


Type of Questions



1-3 hours, depending on the stream

Mode of Examination 

PGAT 1- offline and online mode

PGAT 2- offline mode only

            Total No of questions


Total No. of sections

2 sections

1st Section

General aptitude test

MA Entrance Exam Syllabus Allahabad University

BA syllabus of the particular stream

Allahabad University MA Cut off

Here we have mentioned the cutoff scores for popular MA Specializations.


Cutoff (above)

MA Hindi


MA Painting


MA Geography


MA Statistics


MA Political Science


MA Medieval and Modern History


MA Journalism and Mass Communication


MA  Ancient History Culture and Archeology


MA Sanskrit


University of Allahabad M Tech Admission

Admission to a full-time M. Tech program is facilitated based on the scores obtained in the University-based PGAT Entrance Exam. However, suppose students with valid GATE scores will be exempted from appearing in PGAT.

Besides, applicants shall have possessed BE / B Tech in a relevant stream. In contrast, the minimum qualifying marks should be above 50%. In addition, shortlisted applicants must undergo Allahabad University University Counselling.

Specializations available in M Tech

  • Earth System Science and Technology
  • Electronics and Telecommunication Engineering
  • Computer Science and Engineering

University of Allahabad M Com and MCA Admission

University offers three-year MCA and M Com Courses at the PG level. Students who satisfy the minimum eligibility requirements can apply for Allahabad University PG Admission.

  • Applicants who have obtained a bachelor's degree BCA/BSc (IT) with not less than 50% marks can apply for admission to the MCA in Allahabad University.
  • Students who have completed a bachelor's degree B Com/BBA with above 50% aggregate can apply for admission to the M Com.
  • Selection of the applicants for MCA/M Com depends on the Allahabad University Exam Result of PGAT.
  • Thus, applicants are mandated to appear for an entrance exam conducted by the University. Those who pass the exam will be shortlisted for counselling rounds.

Know about the University of Allahabad Entrance Exam (PGAT)

Allahabad University Entrance Exam is conducted to provide admission to the PG Courses. The mode of Examination is online and offline. To be noted, Allahabad University exam pattern, mode of exam, and duration vary from course to course. However, there is no negative marking scheme.

  • Allahabad University Entrance Exam  Application Forms will be available in March/April Every year. Interested applicants must visit the website to register online.
  • Whereas the Allahabad University Exam Date will be scheduled in June Month
  • Students who successfully register for the exam can download the admit card online. It will be available 15 days before the exam date.
  • Before starting the exam preparation, it is advised for the students to review the Allahabad University Entrance Exam Syllabus. To be noted, the exam syllabus will vary from course to course.

PGAT Exam Pattern

Mode of Examination

Online and Offline ( depending on the courses )

Number of Questions

100-150 ( depending on the courses )

Maximum Marks

200-300 ( depending on the courses )

Duration of Exam

3 hours

Sections in Paper


Type of Questions

Multiple Choice Questions ( MCQs )

How to apply for the Allahabad University PG Courses

The mode of Allahabad University application form-filling process is online. Check out the steps mentioned to apply for Allahabad University PG Entrance Exam.

  • Visit the official site of Allahabad University.
  • Then, candidates must register with basic details and log in by creating their accounts. Then, choose the desired course/specialization.
  • Correctly fill out the PGAT application form with all the vital details like name, educational qualifications, and contact details.
  • Upload all the documents, like scanned photographs and signatures in a prescribed format.
  • Submit the application form.
  • Pay the Allahabad University Exam Fees only through debit card/credit card/net banking as you prefer.
  • The fee for PGAT 1 is INR 800 for the general and INR 400 for the reserved category.
  • The fee for PGAT 2 is  INR 1600 for general and INR 800 for the reserved category.
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Asked Question

Is there any entrance exam required for the BCA program at Allahabad University?
Asked by Adarsh Yadav

replied on 23-Mar-2023 11:04:10

No entrance exam is needed for BCA admissions to Allahabad University. You must have passed the 12th board exams in Mathematics and secured min 50%.

I want direct admission for a B.Com at the University of Allahabad.
Asked by Sakshi maddhesiya

replied on 05-May-2022 10:26:52

The University of Allahabad offers admission to B.Com or any of its courses on the basis of entrance exams held each year. Direct admission to any course at Allahabad University is not possible. This is a central university where direct admissions are not offered.

What is the minimum eligibility requirement for the BCA program at Allahabad University?
Asked by Shreya chaurasia

replied on 22-Feb-2022 05:27:52

The primary eligibility requirement for BCA admissions in Allahabad University is to have passed 10+2 board exams with 50% in all subjects.

How can I take admission in M.Sc. biotechnology at Allahabad University?
Asked by Ankita

replied on 17-Feb-2022 12:11:01

A candidate for admission to the M.Sc. in Biotechnology at Allahabad University must have completed a B.Sc. or B.A. in the relevant topic with a minimum of 50% in the examination. Applicants in the online mode can fill out the form to get seats.

Do they offer a B.Sc. program in Agriculture stream in this college?
Asked by Ravi pratap singh

replied on 06-Aug-2021 15:15:26

No, a B.Sc. degree is not offered in the Agriculture stream in this college. Apart from this, they offer streams like Anthropology, CS, Home Science, Zoology, Defense and Strategic Studies, Botany, Geography, Psychology, Applied Sciences, Defense Studies, Mathematics and Chemistry.

Will I get direct admission to this university?
Asked by Ashwin tiwari

replied on 30-Jun-2021 16:41:38

No, direct admissions or management quota admissions for B.Tech at AU is not available. Since it is central, university admissions are made only on the basis of merit or entrance exam score.

Asked by Harsh Srivastava

replied on 01-Sep-2020 09:09:27

JEE Main cleared aspirants only shall appear for JEE Advanced and only through JEE rank J.K. Institute of applied Physics & Technology, University of Allahabad admission to B.Tech will be offered.

How get admission in Jk (CSE), the eligibility??
Asked by Harsh Srivastava

replied on 01-Sep-2020 09:10:07

Candidates must have passed at the 10+2 level from the Science stream with PCM background from a recognized board to be eligible to apply for the program. Through JEE Main rank or score basis followed by college cut-off and counselling B.Tech admission to J.K. Institute of applied Physics & Technology, University of Allahabad will be granted. JEE Main cut-off for B.Tech Computer Science and Engineering is 14681-26736.

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