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University of Allahabad

Allahabad, Uttar Pradesh | Ratings: 2.7/5 (12 votes) - Add Review
Established : 1887 | Accredited/Approved : UGC

The University of Allahabad is a central university established in 1887. It began as an affiliating & examining authority for UG and PG degrees with a classical orientation and the responsibility for secondary education. At least thirty-eight regional institutions and colleges are affiliated with Allahabad University.

Allahabad University regained its status as a "Central University" in 2005. Besides, it has been declared an "Institute of National Importance". Moreover, it has been ranked among the Top 100 Universities in India by QS. It offers full-time courses at UG, PG, certificate, and doctorate levels. In addition, Allahabad University Courses are available in streams such as Engineering, Teaching and Education, Management, Arts, Science, Computer application, etc.

The University offers scholarships based on merit, financial need, and reservations. It also teams up with other good universities for exchange programs. The University of Allahabad, once called the "Oxford of the East," is one of its partners. Besides, it is recognized by UGC and has gotten a good rating from NAAC.

Is Allahabad University a central University

Yes, Central University


Allahabad, Uttar Pradesh



Gender accepted



NAAC Grade B



Campus Area

232 Acres 

Application mode

Online, Offline

Admission Process

Entrance-based and Merit-based


Merit-based Scholarships

Is Allahabad University good?

Candidates willing to join this University must consider these reasons:

  • They give scholarships to students from the EWS category if they qualify.
  • There is a Placement Cell that helps students get good jobs after they finish studying. They also provide training to improve skills.
  • Students in the cell also receive workshops, soft skills training, personality development programs, and active participation from all stakeholders.
  • Its faculty is well-educated. As a result, it is a good place to study and worth the investment of money.
  • There are lots of facilities like the National Cadet Corps, Athletic Association, and National Service Scheme to keep students active and disciplined.
  • Numerous merit-based and need-based scholarships are available.

Allahabad University Rankings

  • Allahabad University NIRF Ranking was 68th in the overall Category.
  • In NIRF's Top 100 Universities in India, Allahabad University ranked 95th.
  • In the QS Rankings, it secured positions between 86th - 90th among Indian universities.
  • In the QS World Ranking, it got positions between 401st - 450th globally.
  • In the State Category, it ranked 6th in Uttar Pradesh.

Allahabad University Notable Alumni

  • Chandra Shekhar: former prime minister of India
  • Madan Mohan Malaviya: founder of BHU, Banaras Hindu University
  • Shankar Dayal Sharma, former president of India
  • Sanjeev Kumar Yadav, law enforcement
  • Govind Ballabh Pant, former chief minister of Uttar Pradesh
  • Ranganath Misra, former chief justice of India

 Allahabad University Course Admission 

Applicants need to meet the requirements before applying for admission.

  • Passing a recognized 10+2 board examination with the minimum required aggregate scores is the most fundamental requirement for admission to UG courses.
  • Admission to UG courses, except for B.Tech, is based on the scores in CUET.
  • Applicants are shortlisted for Allahabad University B.Tech admission based on JEE Main scores.
  • Candidates seeking admission to the B.Ed shall have possessed a bachelor's degree with minimum aggregate marks.
  • To be admitted to the Allahabad University MBA program, candidates must pass the PGAT entrance exam, participate in group discussions, and conduct a personal interview.
  • Candidates seeking admission to the BA LLB must appear for LFAT administrated by the University.

Candidates can check the Allahabad University Entrance Exam Dates on its official website. In addition, the varsity will update all the information about the admission process through an official notification. Once the exam concludes, Allahabad University Results can be accessed through the student login portal.

Allahabad University Placement 

The institute wants to help students find good jobs. It has a team called the Allahabad University Placement Cell that takes care of everything related to jobs. They organize events and activities to help students get placed in different companies. They also provide training and programs to improve students' skills. The Placement Cell also helps students find internships and jobs, both on and off campus.

According to the NIRF placement report, 409 undergraduate students were employed by various organizations, earning an average salary of Rs. 4,20,000 students, while 3712 students chose higher education.

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Allahabad University  Facilities

The University aims to be excellent in teaching, research, and innovation. It uses modern teaching methods and technology to help students learn better. It ensures that students and teachers have everything they need. It has distinct hostels for boys and girls. It also has a big auditorium where it can hold events like seminars and guest lectures. Besides, there is a computer center for teaching and research. There is also a sports board that organizes games and competitions to keep students healthy and active.

Allahabad University Hostel: Six girls' and nine boys' hostels are located on campus. Each hostel has water purifiers, a chill-out room, a common area, TVs, laundry services, and security cameras for safety. The mess serves clean, high-quality food to the students living in the hostels.

Allahabad University hostel fees


Hostel Fees


INR 14.5k


INR 14.5k

Allahabad University affiliated Colleges

Given below is the list of  colleges under Allahabad University

  1. Allahabad Degree College
  2. Arya Kanya Degree College
  3. Chaudhary Mahadev Prasad Post Graduate College
  4. Ewing Christian College (Autonomous Minority College)
  5. Govind Ballabh Pant Social Science Institute
  6. Hamidia Girls' Degree College
  7. Ishwar Saran Degree College
  8. Jagat Taran Girls' Degree College
  9. KP Training College
  10. Rajarshi Tandon Girls' Degree College
  11. S.S. Khanna Girls Degree College
  12. SPM Govt. Degree College

Course fee structure

MSc - Botany Science 2620 2 years
MSc - Computer Science 2620 2 years
MSc - Information Technology 2620 2 years
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Campus Facilities/Infrastructure


Asked question

How much is the University of Allahabad B.Tech fees?
Asked by Guest
replied on 20-Jan-2024 08:03:36

The fee for BTech at Allahabad University is INR 1910 for the 1st Year.

Who can apply for the LLB program at the University of Allahabad?
Asked by Arvind Yadav
replied on 17-Jan-2024 02:58:31

Students must apply for LLB if they have graduated in any discipline with a minimum mark of 50%. The selections will be based on the LFAT entrance exam or the University exam LAT. 

Contact Information

Contact Numbers:

0532 - 246 1083

Email ID:



Allahabad, UttarPradesh, India - 211002, Allahabad, Uttar Pradesh, India

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