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AMU Admission 2021: Registration, Exam Dates, Eligibility, Admit Card


AMU Admission 2021: Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) has released the AMU application form on June 11, 2021. AMU exam dates have not been released yet. Once released, we will update the information on this article below. Candidates need to fill the AMU application form in online mode only. They can do so by visiting the official website of Aligarh Muslim University.

All the shortlisted candidates for the AMU entrance exam will have to go for a counselling round and the prescribed documents for verification. After counselling, those who have been allotted seats will be eligible to take admission in the course of their choice. For detailed information about AMU 2021 admission, go through the article. 

AMU Admission 2021

Name of examAligarh Muslim University Entrance Exam
Exam conducting bodyAligarh Muslim University (AMU)
Exam levelUniversity Level
Frequency of examOnce in a year
Mode of examOffline
Exam durationTwo Hours
Type of questionsObjective-Type of Questions 
Negative markingYes

AMU Admission Dates 2021

Candidates who wish to appear for the entrance test can check below the exam and other important dates of Aligarh Muslim University for undergraduate and postgraduate courses:

AMU Admission Dates – Undergraduate

Events Important Dates 
AMU Application Starting DateJune 11, 2021
Last date to apply July 08, 2021
Last date to apply for with late application feesJuly 15, 2021
Correction facilityTo be announced
AMU Admit Card To be announced
AMU Entrance ExamTo be announced
AMU Answer Key To be announced
AMU Result To be announced

AMU Admission Dates – Postgraduate

Events Important Dates 
Commencement of AMU formTo be announced
Last day to fill PG formTo be announced
Last date to apply with late application feesTo be announced
Availability of correction facilityTo be announced
AMU Admit Card To be announced
AMU PG Entrance ExamTo be announced
Answer Key To be announced
AMU Result To be announced

AMU Admission Eligibility Criteria 

The exam conducting will release the eligibility criteria of Aligarh Muslim University 2021 along with the notification for UG and PG. AMU admission 2021 eligibility criteria are based on – age and educational qualification. Candidates can check the detailed information:

AMU Admission Undergraduate Eligibility Criteria 

  1. Age: Candidates applying for UG courses of AMU must not be more than 24 years of age as of July 1, 2021.
  2. Educational Qualification: Candidates must have passed class 12th from Senior Secondary School Certificate Examination (Commerce) or any equivalent examination with the prescribed subject and marks will be eligible to apply for AMU 2021.

AMU Admission Eligibility Criteria for Postgraduate

  1. Age: Those applying for any PG courses must not be more than 27 years of age as of July 1, 2021.
  2. Educational Qualification: Those who have completed their bachelor’s degree in a relevant subject with prescribed marks from a recognized institute by the Government of India can apply for the AMU entrance test.

AMU Admission 2021 Application Form 

Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) will release the application form for all the UG and PG courses online. Candidates are advised to go through the eligibility criteria of AMU before they apply for any course to avoid rejection at later stages. The online form can be filled by following these steps: 

  1. Online Registration.
  2. Filling in the application form.
  3. Uploading of scanned images.
  4. Selecting of course and payment of application fees.
  5. Final submission.

Candidates applying for the AMU admission entrance test can check the application fee and late application fee from the table provided below:

AMU Admission Application Form Fees

CourseApplication FeesLate Application Fees
All the coursesRs.500Rs.800

AMU Admission Admit Card 

Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) will release the admit card for the entrance exam in online mode for those candidates who have successfully submitted the application form. Candidates will download the AMU 2021 admit card by using the required credentials from the official website. Also, no admit card will be sent via post or any other medium to the candidates.

AMU admit card will have the following details – candidates’ name, roll number, course name, test centre, address of the centre, signature etc. In addition, while going to the exam centre, candidates must paste their recent passport size colour photograph in the space provided on the downloaded admit card.
In case of discrepancies in the details mentioned on the AMU 2021 admission admit card, candidates must contact the exam conducting body for rectification. 
While going to the exam centre, candidates should also carry any one of the photo identity cards and the AMU admit card, or else they will not be allowed to sit for the entrance exam. 

AMU Exam Centres 

The exam conducting body has released a list of exam centres for PG as well as UG courses along with the notification. Candidates will have to select Aligarh Muslim University exam centres 2021 as per their preference (where they want to take the entrance test) while filling out the application form.

As per the notification, UG entrance exam will be held across seven cities. Candidates can check below the list of cities for AMU 2021 admission undergraduate exam: 

List of Exam Cities of AMU 2021 

  • Aligarh
  • Lucknow
  • Kolkata
  • Kozhikode
  • Srinagar
  • Khanapara
  • Patna

AMU Exam Pattern 

Aligarh Muslim University determines the exam pattern of AMU admission undergraduate and postgraduate courses and releases the same along with the notification. AMU exam pattern will help the candidates in understanding the type of questions, the number of sections, nature of questions, mode of exam, marking scheme, the time allotted, etc. There will be objective types of questions and candidates will have to finish the paper within two hours for most of the courses. Candidates can check below AMU exam pattern for some of the UG courses: 

Paper Pattern of AMU Admission – B.A. Arts and Social Science

Indo-Islamic Culture and Aligarh Movement25
Reasoning and Intelligence10
General Awareness and Current Affairs40

AMU Admission Exam Pattern – B.Sc. and B.Sc.Home Science

Home Science25

AMU Admission Exam Pattern – Postgraduate Courses 

Candidates can check below paper pattern of the Aligarh Muslim University of PG for some of the courses: 

M.Sc.(Agriculture) Microbiology, M.Sc.Nematology

General Knowledge and General Awareness in Agricultural Sciences and related branches of Sciences/Life Sciences30
Botany, Zoology, Biotechnology, Microbiology, Biochemistry and Chemistry70

AMU Admission Exam Pattern

Candidates applying for this course will have to answer 100 objective-type questions with two hours. 

AMU Exam Pattern – Marking Scheme

As per the Aligarh Muslim University exam pattern, each correct answer will carry one mark for most of the courses, whereas in case of wrong responses, 0.25 marks will be deducted. 

AMU Admission Syllabus 

The exam conducting released the syllabus of the entrance test for all the courses of PG and UG. Before candidates start their preparation, they are advised to go through the AMU syllabus along with the exam pattern. With the help of the entrance exam syllabus, candidates will know which topics and sub-topics they need to study. Aligarh Muslim University syllabus will help candidates in planning their strategy for the preparation of the exam. The syllabus of AMU admission is available on the official website in PDF for all the PG and UG courses. 

AMU Admission 2021 Answer key 

Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) releases the answer key for undergraduate and postgraduate courses after the entrance exam gets over. To download AMU Answer Key, candidates will have to use these credentials – username and password in the login window. AMU answer key will be released in the form of pdf for all the question paper sets. AMU answer key will contain all the correct answers to the questions asked in the exam. With the help of the AMU answer key, candidates will be able to know the correct answer, and they can also calculate their probable score.

AMU Admission Result 

Aligarh Muslim University is released separately for boys and girls in the form of a pdf. The exam conducting body releases three lists – Select List, Chance Memo List and Special Category. AMU result (select list) will have the following information – roll number, rank, date of counselling, time of reporting/document verification and venue. Candidates who have been provisionally shortlisted will further have to go for a counselling procedure and the prescribed documents. 

AMU Admission Cutoff

The exam conducting body releases the minimum requires cut off percentage for UG and PG courses of AMU admission. The cut-off of the entrance test is the minimum marks required to be obtained by the candidates to get shortlisted for the counselling round. AMU admission cutoff is decided based on the following factors – the total number of vacancies, the total number of candidates who appeared in the exam and the difficulty level of the exam. 

AMU Admission Counselling 

Aligarh Muslim University conducts AMU counselling for candidates who have been selected for the entrance test. AMU admission counselling will be held separately for – special category, chance memo and previously selected candidates. In the counselling of AMU admission, the authorities will verify the eligibility criteria of shortlisted candidates by verifying the documents. After the counselling process, candidates who have been allotted seats will have to take admission to the university by paying the required application fees. 

AMU Admission 2021 Courses 

Candidates can check below some of UG and PG courses that are offered by the University:

AMU UG Courses:

  • B.Sc.Home Science
  • B.Sc.Agriculture
  • B.A.(Hons.)
  • B.Sc.
  • B. Com.
  • B.A.Foreign Languages

AMU PG Courses:

  • M.Sc.(Agriculture) Microbiology
  • M.Sc. (Home Science)
  • M.A.Philosophy
  • M.A.English
  • M.A.Hindi
  • M.Sc.Chemistry
  • M.Sc.Physics
  • M.Sc./M.A.Geography
  • M.A.Economics
  • M.A.History
  • M.A.Political Science
  • M.A.Sociology
  • M. Com.

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FAQs On AMU Admission

Question 1: Is there any negative marking in AMU UG and PG courses?
Answer: Yes, there will be a negative marking of 0.25 in the AMU UG and PG courses. 
Question 2: When will AMU declare the selected candidates for BA admission?
Answer: The exam conducting body has not yet released the dates for the declaration of result. 
Question 3: Will the exam conducting body release separate result lists for boys and girls?
Answer: Yes, the exam conducting body releases separate lists for boys and girls and also its releases three different list – Select List, Chance Memo List and Special Category containing the name and rank of the candidates. 

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