University of Allahabad

country rank  110
world rank  4543

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University Overview

Established in 1887, University of Allahabad is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the large city of Allahabad (population range of 1,000,000-5,000,000 inhabitants), Uttar Pradesh. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the University Grants Commission, India, University of Allahabad (AU) is a very large (EduListing enrollment range: 40,000-44,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. University of Allahabad (AU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation degrees), bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the EduListing degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 133 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name इलाहाबाद विश्वविद्यालय
Acronym AU
Founded 1887
Motto Quot Rami Tot Arbores
As Many Branches, So Many Trees

University Location

Address Senate HallNear Anand Bhavan, Moti Lal Nehru Road
Allahabad (population range: 1,000,000-5,000,000)
211 002 Uttar Pradesh
T +91 (532) 246 0442
F +91 (532) 254 5021

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)
1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations
Admission Rate Not available
Admission Office Pravesh Bhavan
Allahabad 211 002
+91 (532) 246 0442

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 40,000-44,999
Academic Staff 1,500-1,999
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Continuous
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Not reported
Study Abroad Not reported
Distance Learning Yes


Institutional Accreditation

University Grants Commission, India

Year of first Accreditation


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • National Assessment and Accreditation Council NAAC
  • National Council of Teacher Education NCTE
  • Bar Council of India BCI

Memberships and Affiliations

  • Association of Indian Universities (AIU)
  • Medical Council of India (MCI)
  • Distance Education Bureau (DEB)

Academic Structure


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