AMU Admission 2020
Updated on Jan 16, 2020 - 11:31 a.m. IST by Vishwas Garia
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Aligarh Muslim University has released the AMU application form 2020 on January 16.

AMU Admission 2020 - The Office of the Controller of Examinations, Aligarh Muslim University has extended the deadline of AMU 2020 admission form for PG, Diploma, Advanced Dioploma and Doctoral programme on January 20. Earlier, the last date for admission in AMU 2020 undergraduate programmes was February 14. The university has released the admission form of AMU 2020 for BA, BSc. and B.Com on January 16. Candidates who wish to enroll themselves for AMU admission 2020 in various UG and PG courses offered by the university can fill the application form of AMU 2020 before the last date of submission. The admit card of AMU 2020 admission will be released one or two weeks before the departmental/ entrance test of each programme. For admission in AMU 2020 PG courses, the university will conduct a departmental test, whereas for admissions in UG courses an entrance examination based on different programmes will be held. The AMU entrance exam for B. A., B. Sc. and B. Com. will be conducted on April 12, 2020, in offline mode, except for B.Sc Hons. Agriculture entrance test which will be conducted on April 24. AMU departmental test for PG courses will be conducted from June 13 to 23, 2020. The dates of the result decalration of AMU entrance examination will be notified soon by the university . Candidates who will be qualified after the result and cut off declaration will be invited for the AMU 2020 counselling for admission. Read the article below to know more details on AMU admission process including application form, admit card, exam pattern, syllabus, result, answer key, counselling, etc.

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AMU Admission 2020 - An Overview

Conducting Body

The Office of the Controller of Examinations, Aligarh Muslim University

Application Mode

Online

Mode of Exam

Offline (Pen & Paper)

Exam Type

University Level Entrance

Exam Type

Undergraduate and Postgraduate

Programmes

Arts, Science, Commerce, Agriculture, Social Sciences

Number of faculties

13

Number of departments

88

AMU Important Dates 2020

Candidates willing to participate in the AMU admission process must know the important dates of AMU 2020 to not miss any admission related events. Given below in the tables are AMU 2020 important dates related to application form release, admit card release, entrance exam result declaration and more

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AMU Admission Dates 2020

Events

Dates

AMU application starts (BA Hons, BSc Hons., B.Com Hons.)

January 16, 2020 (Released)

AMU application starts for PG, Diploma, Advanced Diploma, Ph.D


January 20, 2020 (Released)


AMU 2020 application last date (BA Hons, BSc Hons., B.Com Hons.)

February 21, 2020 (extended)

AMU 2020 application last date (with late fee of Rs.300) - BA Hons, BSc Hons., B.Com Hons.


February 28, 2020 (extended)


Last date of application for B.Sc Hons. Agriculture

February 25, 2020 (extended)

Last of AMU 2020 application form with late fee of Rs. 300/- (B.Sc Hons. Agriculture)

March 3, 2020 (extended)

Last date of applications for PG


February 29, 2020 (extended)


Last date of applications for PG (with late fee of Rs. 300/-)


March 7, 2020 (extended)


Last date of applications for PG (M.Sc Biotechnology)


February 27, 2020 (extended)


Last date of applications for PG (M.Sc Biotechnology) - with late fee of Rs. 300/-


March 5, 2020 (extended)


Application correction dateMarch 2 to March 7, 2020

AMU Admit Card release

One/ Two weeks before each examination

Entrance Examination

B. Sc. (Hons.) - April 12, 2020 (10 am - 12 noon)

B. Com. (Hons.) - April 12, 2020 (10 am to 12 noon)

B. A. (Hons.) - April 12, 2020 (4 pm - 6 pm)

B.Sc Hons. Agriculture - April 24, 2020

M.Sc Agriculture Microbiology - June 20, 2020

M.Sc - June 21, 2020

M.Com - June 12, 2020

M.Sc Home Science, MA (Arabic, Persian, Sanskrit, Bengali, Malyalam, English, Language Teaching) - June 13, 2020

M.A (Linguistics, Hindi) - June 22, 2020

M.A Hindi Translation - June 23, 2020

M.A Philosophy, M.Sc Polymer Science and Technology - June 16, 2020

M.A Urdu - June 18, 2020

Answer key of AMU 2020

Second week of April 2020 - UG

To be notified soon - PG

Report discrepancy/error (if any) on or before

Second week of April 2020

Result declaration

Fourth week of June 2020 - UG

To be notified soon - PG

Cut Off announcement

First week of July 2020

Counselling begins

Second week of July 2020


Closing date of AdmissionAugust 10, 2020

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AMU Courses 2020

Aligarh Muslim university offers various UG and PG programmes through AMU 2020 admission which are divided into various faculties such as Faculty of Arts, Faculty of Science, Faculty of Social Science, Faculty of International Studies, Faculty of Agriculture, Faculty of Life Sciences and Faculty of Commerce. Candidates willing to take admissions in any of the courses of AMU 2020 must check the list of programmes offered by the university.

  • Faculty of Arts - M.A Hindi, M.A Hindi Translation, M.A Persian, M.A Sanskrit, B.A Hons.Spanish, etc.

  • Faculty of Science - MSc Mathematics, M.Sc Applied Geology, B.Sc Hons. Geography, BSc Hons, Geology, etc.

  • Faculty of Social Science - M.A History, M.A Islamic Studies, M.A Political Science, M.A Human Rights, B.A Hons. Islamic Studies, B.A Hons. Psychology, etc.

  • Faculty of Life Sciences - B.Sc Hons. Botany, B.Sc Hons. Zoology, B.Sc Hons. Biochemistry, M.Sc Zoology, etc.

  • Faculty of International Studies - M.A Chinese, M.A German, M.A French, B.A Hons. Chinese, B.A Hons. Russian, etc.

  • Faculty of Commerce - M.Com, B.Com.

  • Faculty of Agricultural Sciences - M.Sc Agricultural Microbiology, M.Sc Home Science, B.Sc Home Science, etc.

AMU Eligibility Criteria 2020

The eligibility criteria of AMU 2020 is the minimum academic qualifications and other basic requirements required for admission to various UG and PG courses offered by the university. Any candidate who clears the entrance examination but does not meet the AMU 2020 eligibility criteria will not be considered eligible for admission.

  • Candidates appearing for admission in Bachelor’s programme must have completed their senior secondary examination.

  • For admission in PG courses offered by the university, candidates must have finished Bachelor’s programme.

AMU Entrance Exam Age Limit

Category

Age Limit

Graduate Courses and other courses like Advance Diploma / Diploma / Certificate courses where the qualifying examination is Senior Secondary School Certificate or equivalent

24 years

Postgraduate & other courses where the qualifying examination is graduation

27 years

Postgraduate and other courses where duration of qualifying examination, after graduation, is two years

29 years

Postgraduate and other courses where duration of qualifying examination, after graduation, is one year

28 years

AMU Application Form 2020

The application forms of AMU 2020 are available in online mode from January 16, for BA, B.Com and BSc. programmes, in online mode. For PG programmes, AMU 2020 admission forms were released on January 20. The last date to fill the AMU application form 2020 is February 21 for UG courses, except for B.Sc Hons. Agriculture in which applications can be submitted till February 25. For PG cousrse, the last date to submit the admission form of AMU 2020 is Febraury 29, which varies depending upon the programme opted. To fill and submit the application form of AMU 2020, candidates need to register themselves first. After the registration process is completed candidates are required to log in using their registration details to fill the AMU 2020 application form. After filling AMU application form 2020, candidates need to pay the application fee. Candidates will also be provided with a window to make changes with their names, father's name, mother's name, date of birth and gender in the submitted AMU admission form 2020.

AMU Exam Centres 2020

AMU entrance exam 2020 will be conducted across seven exam centres of AMU 2020 in pen and paper mode. Candidates need to select the most convenient AMU 2020 test centre while filling out the application form. AMU 2020 exam centre for admission in PG courses through the departmental test will be Aligarh, Uttar Pradesh. The university holds the right to change the test centre of AMU 2020 without giving any reason.

AMU 2020 Exam Centres

State

Cities

Uttar Pradesh

Aligarh

Uttar Pradesh

Lucknow

Bihar

Patna

West Bengal

Kolkata

Meghalaya (adjoining Guwahati)

Khanapara

Jammu & Kashmir

Srinagar

Kerala

Kozhikode

AMU Admit card 2020

Candidates who will fill and submit the application form can download the admit card of AMU 2020 from one or two weeks before their respective admission test. Candidates can download the AMU 2020 hall ticket in online mode from the official website of AMU Controller Exams. AMU admit card 2020 contains the details like the exam centres, examination, date and time of the exam, exam day instructions, etc. No admit card for AMU admission will be sent by post to the candidates. Candidates are also advised to keep a printout of the admit card in hand until the admission procedure is completed. Candidates were also required to carry along with their admit card a valid photo ID proof on the day of the examination.

How to download AMU Admit Card 2020

  • Visit the official link (the link will be activated when the admit card will be released)

  • A login page will appear on the screen.

  • Enter the login details such as Name, Course, Mother’s Maiden Name

  • Candidates now need to click on “Download Admit Card”

  • Take a printout of AMU 2020 to admit card for future references.

AMU Exam Pattern 2020

Candidates appearing for the entrance examination can check the exam pattern of AMU 2020 admission in order to get familiar with the structure and format of the examination. The university offers admissions to UG courses with the help of an entrance examination called as Aligarh Muslim University Entrance Exam, whereas for admissions in PG courses the university conducts a departmental test. As per the AMU exam pattern 2020, the objective type entrance examination will be conducted for a duration of two hours. The exam pattern of AMU 2020 will not only help candidates in their preparation but also in time management.

AMU Syllabus 2020

Aligarh Muslim University will release the AMU 2020 syllabus for different streams along with the notification of AMU Admission in the first week of February 2020. Candidates can check here the complete AMU syllabus 2020 in order to start their preparation for AMU entrance examination 2020.

AMU 2020 Syllabus

Faculty

Courses

Syllabus

Faculty of Agricultural Sciences

B. Sc. (Hons.) Agricultural Sciences

Physics, Chemistry, English, Agriculture, Biology, Mathematics

B. Sc Home Sciences

English, Physics, Mathematics, Chemistry, Biology

M.Sc Agri-Microbiology

General Knowledge and General Awareness in Agricultural Sciences, Botany, Zoology, Biotechnology, MIcrobiology, Chemistry and Biochemistry

M.Sc. (Agriculture) Entomology

General Knowledge and General Awareness in Agricultural Sciences, Botany, Zoology, Chemistry and General Agriculture

M.Sc. (Agriculture) Plant Pathology

General Knowledge and General Awareness in Agricultural Sciences, Botany, Chemistry and General Agriculture

M.Sc. Home Science

B.Sc Home Science syllabus

Faculty of Arts

B.A.(Hons) Arabic

English Language, General Awareness and Current Affairs, Reasoning and Intelligence, Indo Islamic Culture and Aligarh Movement

M.A Arabic

B.A/ B.A Hons. Arabic 1st, 2nd and 3rd-year syllabus

M.A Bengali

History of Bengali LIterature

M.A English

B.A/ B.A Hons. English1st, 2nd and 3rd-year syllabus

M.A Hindi

B.A/ B.A Hons. Hindi 1st, 2nd and 3rd-year syllabus

M.A Linguistics

B.A/ B.A Hons. Linguistics 1st, 2nd and 3rd-year syllabus

M.A Malayalam

Bachelor’s level syllabus of Malayalam programme

M.A Persian

Bachelor’s level syllabus of Persian programme

M.A Philosophy

Bachelor’s level syllabus of the Philosophy programme

M.A Sanskrit

Bachelor’s level syllabus of Sanskrit programme

M.A Urdu

Bachelor’s level syllabus of Urdu programme

M.A Geography

Bachelor’s level syllabus of Geography programme

Faculty of Commerce

B.Com. (Hons.)

English, Accountancy, Business Studies, Economics, Elementary Mathematics and Statistics, Reasoning and Numerical Ability and General Awareness

M.Com

Bachelor’s level syllabus of B.Com programme

Faculty of Life Sciences

B.Sc. (Hons.) Life Sciences/ Home Science

English, Physics, Mathematics, Chemistry, Biology

M.Sc. Biochemistry

Bachelor’s level syllabus of Biochemistry programme

M.Sc Botany

Bachelor’s level syllabus of Botany programme

M.Sc Biotechnology

Biology and Chemistry of B.Sc Hons. level, Elementary Mathematics of Secondary level

M.Sc Museology

Topics from Bachelor’s level syllabus of Museology or related programme

M.Sc.Wild Life Sciences

Ecology and Conservation

M.Sc. Zoology

Topics from Bachelor’s level syllabus of Zoology or related programme

Faculty of Science

M.A/M.Sc.Geography

Topics from Bachelor’s level syllabus of Geography or related programme

M.A./M.Sc. Mathematics

Topics from Bachelor’s level syllabus of Mathematics or related programme

M.A./M.Sc. Statistics

Topics from Bachelor’s level syllabus of Statistics/ Mathematics or related programme

M.Sc.Applied Geology

Topics from Bachelor’s level syllabus of Geology or related programme

M.Sc. Chemistry

Topics from Bachelor’s level syllabus of Chemistry or related programme

M.Sc. Industrial Chemistry

Topics from Bachelor’s level syllabus of Industrial Chemistry or related programme

M.Sc. Operations Research

Topics from Bachelor’s level syllabus of Operations Research or related programme

M.Sc. Physics

Topics from Bachelor’s level syllabus of Physics or related programme

Faculty of Social Sciences

B.A.(Hons)

Indo Islamic Culture and Aligarh Movement, General Awareness and Current Affairs, Reasoning and Intelligence

M. A. Economics

Topics from Bachelor’s level syllabus of Economics or related programme

M.A.History

Topics from Bachelor’s level syllabus of HIstory or related programme

M.A.Islamic Studies

Topics from Bachelor’s level syllabus of Islamic Studies or related programme

M.A.Political Science/Human Rights

Topics from Bachelor’s level syllabus of Political Science or related programme

M.A. Psychology

Topics from Bachelor’s level syllabus of Psychology or related programme

M.A. Sociology

Topics from Bachelor’s level syllabus of Sociology or related programme

M.A. Women's Studies

Women in Indian Society, Women in Media, Women’s Education in India, Women and Development, Women in Independent Society, Key concepts of women's studies

Faculty of Theories

B.A. (Shia)

English, Indo Islamic Culture and Aligarh Movement, English, Reasoning and Intelligence, General Awareness and Current Affairs

B.A.(Sunni)

English, Indo Islamic Culture and Aligarh Movement, English, Reasoning and Intelligence, General Awareness and Current Affairs

M.A (Shia)

Topics from Bachelor’s level syllabus of Shia/ Sunni or related programme

M.A.(Sunni)

Topics from Bachelor’s level syllabus of Shia/ Sunni or related programme

How to prepare for AMU Entrance Exam 2020

Candidates who wish to appear for the entrance examination of AMU 2020 must go through the following steps to perform well in the entrance test.

  • Candidates who wish to appear for AMU 2020 entrance exam must check the complete syllabus before making any examination strategy. Candidates will be able to figure out the important topics and units with the help of AMU syllabus 2020 before making the timetable.

  • Candidates can now prepare a time-table incorporating the syllabus, sample paper solving and mock tests. Candidates are required to give the right amount of time for the different aspects of preparation. Apart from finishing the cores of the syllabus, candidates must also solve sample papers and attempt mock tests to check the status of their preparation.

  • Solving sample papers from previous years will not only help candidates to understand the exam pattern and questions in a better way, but it will also help the candidates to check their knowledge and accuracy.

  • Time Management is the most important thing during any entrance examination or test. Better time management will help candidates to appear for the examination in a better way as it will help them to analyse their speed and also give them an understanding

AMU Answer Key 2020

The examination conducting body will release the answer key of AMU 2020 in the second week of April 2020 after the result declaration for UG courses. The AMU 2020 answer key release date for PG programmes will be notified soon. With the help of AMU answer key 2020, candidates can calculate the estimation of marks which they can score in the entrance examination. AMU 2020 answer key will mention a scanned copy of the OMR sheet mentioning the correct answer for each question based on the series of the question paper. Candidates can cross-check the answers along with the answer key online. In case, candidates found any discrepancy in the answers they could bring the same to the notice of the authorities by the second week of April 2020.

AMU Result 2020

The result of AMU 2020 for admission will be released in the fourth week of June 2020 for UG programmes. For PG programmes, the AMU 2020 result dates will be notified soon. Candidates who will appear in the AMU entrance examination 2020 can check the AMU 2020 result online in a PDF form. The result of AMU 2020 mentions the roll number of candidate, date, time and venue of the admission. Shortlisted candidates need to appear on the counselling venue along with the requisite documents for claiming admission.

How to check AMU Result 2020

  • Visit the official link (the link will be active as soon as the result is declared)

  • Click on the Result link.

  • Candidates can now check the result of AMU 2020 in the form of pdf.

  • Take a printout of AMU 2020 result for future references.

AMU Merit List 2020

The merit list of AMU 2020 will be based on the performance in the entrance examination and result of Interview/ Group Discussion/ Aptitude Assessment. It is necessary for those candidates who will clear the entrance test need to appear in the Group Discussion/ Interview/ Aptitude Assessment. AMU merit list 2020 will be released along with the result in the fourth week of June 2020. Candidates whose names will be enlisted in the merit list of AMU 2020 need to appear in the scheduled venue for the document verification process.

AMU Cutoff 2020

The cutoff of AMU 2020 will mention the minimum marks to be scored by the candidates to be eligible for the remaining round of AMU admission process. AMU 2020 cut off will be released in the first week of July 2020. The cut off of AMU 2020 will depend upon many factors including a number of applicants, difficulty level of question paper, previous year cut off trends, etc.

AMU 2020 Cutoff - Qualifying Percentage

Course

Cutoff Percentage

B.Sc (Hon) Home Science

50%

B.A (Hon)

50%

B.Com (Hon)

50%

B.A (Hon) Foreign Languages

50%

B.Sc (Hon) Life Sciences

50%

M.Sc. Biotechnology

50%

B.Sc. (Hon) Science

50%

B.Sc (hon) Social Science

50%

M.S.W

50%

AMU Counselling 2020

The university will conduct the counselling of AMU 2020 in offline mode. Along with the cut off, the list of candidates who have qualified for AMU 2020 counselling. The counselling of AMU 2020 will be conducted in the second week of July 2020. AMU 2020 counselling will be different for special category, chance memo and previously selected candidates. During the counselling for AMU admission 2020, the admission committee will check the eligibility criteria of shortlisted candidates by verifying the documents. After the counselling process is complete, candidates who have been allotted seats should complete the admission process by paying the admission fee required for the course.

Documents Required for AMU Counselling 2020

  • High school certificate

  • Qualifying examination mark sheet along with four self-attested copies

  • Transfer / migration certificate from previous institute/university

  • Proof of Reservation Category

  • Five passport size photographs

  • Reservation Category proof

Frequently Asked Question (FAQs) - AMU Admission 2020

Question: Can I fill the AMU 2020 admission form in offline mode?

Answer:

The admission form of AMU 2020 is available in online mode only.

Question: What is the application fee of AMU 2020 admission for UG Courses?

Answer:

Candidates need to pay Rs. 500 as an application fee after filling the application form of AMU 2020.

Question: I need to make some corrections in my AMU application form 2020. Is it possible to do so?

Answer:

Yes, the university will open the application corrections window to make rectifications in AMU 2020 application form.

Question: What is the maximum age limit for admission in UG courses of AMU 2020?

Answer:

The maximum age limit for admission in AMU courses 2020 will be 24 yrs for UG courses and 27 years for PG courses.

Question: What is the medium of Instruction for AMU 2020 programmes?

Answer:

The medium of Instructions for the courses offered by the university will be English.

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