University of Allahabad is a public institute situated in Allahabad, Uttar Pradesh. It was established in the year 1887. The university offers full-time UG, PG, diploma and doctorate level courses.
These full-time courses are offered in the stream of Science, IT & Software, Design, Engineering, Humanities & Social Science, Business & Management Studies, Accounting & Commerce, Law, Teaching & Education, and Mass Communication & Media.
The institute was ranked 8th by India Today and 68th by NIRF under the University category in 2019. Admissions are offered based on entrances like UGAT, LAT, PGAT & CRET. The institute also accepts exams like UPSEE, GATE and UGC-NET. More than 200+ companies have recruited students on-campus.
|Established | Type||1887 | Public|
|Status Granted||Central University & National Institute of Importance|
|Courses Offered||UG, PG, Diploma, PhD|
|Mode of Admission||Online|
|Admission criteria||Entrance based|
|Entrances Accepted||GATE / CRET / UGC-NET / UGAT / UPSEE / LAT / LFAT / PGAT|
|BA / B.Sc. / B.Voc / B.P.Ed/ B.Com / BCA / BPA / BFA|
|BA + LLB|
|B.Ed / MA / M.Sc / M.Tech / MBA / M.Com / M.P.Ed. / M.Voc / M.Ed / MCA / LLM|
|M.Phil / Ph.D (or D.Phil)|
|PGDCA / Advanced Diploma / Diploma / Certificate|
Admission to UG, PG, PhD and Diploma courses is done based on scores obtained in the entrance exams. Admission to MPhil and PhD/ DPhil is based on a valid score in CRET followed by an Interview. Candidates who have cleared UGC NET/ CSIR NET or GATE need not appear for CRET.
The application process is online for both admissions and entrance where students can log on to the official website and follow the given instructions to complete the application process:
There is a dedicated team for the Placement Cell that motivates students to strive harder by improving their skills for fitting into the professional world. A number of recruiters like Wipro, Reliance Jio, Sampark, TCS, etc. have partnered with University of Allahabad.
Central Library - The library is stocked with around 268 journals: out of which 137 are Indian and 92 are international journals, e - resource access is to 2,461+ e-journals and 14 e-databases approximately.
Hostel Facility - Hostel facilities are available for boys and girls and have all the basic amenities. Every hostel building has its own mess and students have to maintain strict discipline and hygiene.
Computer Centre - This is a centralised computer facility in the institute for students and teachers for assisting them, conducting their research, analysing their data, etc. in their research.
Gandhi Bhawan - Gandhi Bhawan is a place full of calm and serenity for meditation, yoga and bhajan. Its library has a very good collection of literature on Gandhian Thought and other related subjects. Its lawn has blooming lotuses. Gandhi Bhawan Conference Hall has a well-equipped audio-video system, with a capacity of more than 60 persons for deliberation and discussion.
The faculty of University of Allahabad is majorly doctorate degree holders and are JRF or NET qualified. With as many as 32 departments and more than 5 departments considered as the oldest and finest in the country have well-renowned faculty members. Holistic statistics of the well-qualified staff members are as follows:
Ques. What are the hours of operation of the University of Allahabad?
Ans. The hours of operation of the institute are from 9.00 AM to 5.00 PM from Monday to Saturday and the university remains closed on Sundays.
Ques. What is the selection criteria for admissions to UG and PG courses at University of Allahabad?
Ans. The selection of the candidates is done based on marks obtained in the entrance exam at University of Allahabad. For admission to UG course, candidates must have obtained scores in UGAT and admission to PG courses is done based on the PGAT entrance exam.
Ques. Does the University of Allahabad offer scholarships to students?
Ans. The University of Allahabad provides financial assistance to meritorious students. The scholarship is offered under the name of ‘Merit cum Means Based Scheme’. Students suffering from serious diseases, accidental injuries, etc. to meet partial expenses, but continue to study are also provided financial support.
Ques. What are the job opportunities offered after completing B.Tech from University of Allahabad?
Ans. After pursuing B.Tech from University of Allahabad, candidates can be hired in various public and private firms as Professor, Manufacturing Engineer, Mechanical Design Engineer, Development Engineer, Aircraft Production Manager, Design Engineer, Computer Programmer and such.
Ques. How are the sports and cultural events at University of Allahabad?
Ans. University of Allahabad conducts inter-college sports and cultural programsevents regularly which bring so much vibrancy and zeal and most importantly the opportunities for students to explore their talents. Various conferences, seminars, workshops as well as training programs are conducted from time to time.