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University of Allahabad: Courses, Eligibility, Admissions 2021, Placements, Scholarships

Last updated on August 31st, 2021

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.

University Of Allahabad Highlights

Established | Type 1887 | Public
Recognized by UGC
Approved by AICTE
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
Official Website https://www.allduniv.ac.in/

University Of Allahabad Courses

Course Details
  • Duration: 4 years
  • Eligibility: Passed 10+2 in PCM.
  • Selection Criteria: UPSEE
BA / B.Sc. / B.Voc / B.P.Ed/ B.Com / BCA / BPA / BFA
  • Duration: 3 years
  • Eligibility: Passed 10+2 in a relevant stream.
  • Selection Criteria: UGAT
  • Duration: 3 years
  • Eligibility: Passed graduation in a relevant stream.
  • Selection Criteria: LAT
  • Duration: 5 years
  • Eligibility: Passed 10+2 in a relevant stream.
  • Selection Criteria: LFAT
  • Duration: 2 years
  • Eligibility: Passed BE/B.Tech.
  • Selection Criteria: GATE
B.Ed / MA / M.Sc / M.Tech / MBA / M.Com / M.P.Ed. / M.Voc / M.Ed / MCA / LLM
  • Duration: 2 years
  • Eligibility: Passed in corresponding Bachelor’s degree.
  • Selection Criteria: PGAT
M.Phil / Ph.D (or D.Phil)
  • Duration: 2 years
  • Eligibility: Pass in postgraduation in the subject of choice.
  • Selection Criteria: CRET / UGC-NET
PGDCA / Advanced Diploma / Diploma / Certificate
  • Duration: Diploma – 1 year / PGDCA & Advanced Diploma – 2 years
  • Eligibility: Passed 10+2 exams.
  • Selection Criteria: Merit based

University Of Allahabad Admissions

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.

How to Apply?

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:

  • Visit the official website of University of Allahabad.
  • Register by filling all the required details.
  • On registering, a unique username and password will be generated and will be sent by mail.
  • Fill in all the personal and necessary details and upload a photograph, signature and scanned documents and submit.
  • Pay the application fee.

University Of Allahabad Placements 

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.

  • Total Recruitments: 1120+
  • Companies visited: 200+
  • Internships offered: 150+ students

University Of Allahabad Scholarships

  • Under the Government of India, a disbursal of INR 20 lakhs as scholarship is offered to financially constrained students through sponsored Merit cum Means Based Scheme.
  • A scholarship of INR 5000 per student was awarded to 400 students of UG / PG / IPS / Professional courses.
  • More than 350 eligible students were awarded the Merit cum Means scholarship for the session 2017-18.
  • Students suffering from serious diseases, accidental injuries, etc. to meet partial expenses, but continue to study are also provided financial assistance.

University Of Allahabad Facilities

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.

University Of Allahabad Faculty 

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:

  • Sanctioned Teaching Staff: 860+
  • Regular Faculty Members (Permanent): 300+
  • Vacant Positions: 550+


Ques. What are the hours of operation of the University of Allahabad?

Last updated on April 22nd, 2021

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?

Last updated on April 22nd, 2021

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?

Last updated on April 22nd, 2021

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?

Last updated on April 22nd, 2021

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?

Last updated on April 22nd, 2021

Ans. University of Allahabad conducts inter-college sports and cultural programs events 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.