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AMU Admission 2018 Application Form, Eligibility, Dates, Pattern

Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) is the premier central University situated in the middle of Doab, Aligarh. It conducts the entrance examination for several courses that include MBBS, BDS, SSSC (Science), SSSC (Humanities/Commerce), PG Diploma, B.Ed, B.Tech, B.Arch, BA LLB, MBA, MBA IB, MCA, MSW, and Diploma in Engineering, BA, B.Sc, BUMS/Pre-Tib, LLM, C. E. T. (Professional Courses), Diploma in General Nursing, Master of Agribusiness Mgmt., B. S. W., M.Ed, M. F. C./M. T. A, B. A. (Hons.), BLI (Sc.), M.A. (Mass Comm.), M.L.I.Sc, M.Sc (Biotechnology), B. Sc. (Hons.)and B.Com Hons. On the basis of his/her performance in the entrance examination, the admission to the candidates is provided. For each course, the application fee is different.

AMU has released the schedule and details for for various courses. Candidates who want to apply for AMU Admission 2018 are advised to carefully read the Information Brochure. All courses of study are open to Indian Nationals only.  The eligibility rules for each course shall be strictly followed and shall not be relaxed under any circumstance. Candidate can apply if he / she fulfills the eligibility requirements prescribed for AMU Admission to the concerned course of study.

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AMU Exam Dates 2018

AMU conducts various entrance exams for each course of study. The application form will be released in the month of January 2018. Here, students can check AMU exam dates 2018 (tentative) for various courses:

EventsLast date for submission of application formExam Dates (Tentative)
B.Sc/B.Com (Hons.)4th week of February 20184th week of April 2018
B.A. (Hons.)
B.Tech3rd week of February 20184th week of April 2018
MBA/MBA (IB)/ P.G. Diploma in Islamic Banking & Finance3rd week of February 20181st week of May 2018
B.Ed.3rd week of February 20181st week of May 2018
B.A.LL.B.3rd week of February 20182nd week of May 2018
Senior Secondary School Certificate (Science Stream)4th week of February 20182nd week of May 2018
Diploma in Engineering4th week of February 20182nd week of May 2018
Senior Secondary School Certificate (Humanities & Commerce Streams)4th week of February 20183rd week of May 2018

AMU Application Form 2018

AMU will release the separate application form for each course. AMU 2018 application form will be released for various UG/PG and Ph.D courses.

  • Application form will be released online for some of the AMU courses while for some of the courses the application form will be released via offline mode.
  • Online application form can be filled through the official website of AMU.
  • To fill the application form via offline mode, firstly candidates have to download it and then fill it manually.
  • AMU application form 2018 will be released in the month of January 2018 tentatively.
  • Candidates can fill the same application form for the courses for which entrance exam will be held on same day like B.Tech & B.Arch but in such case additional fee of Rs.100/- will be charged.
  • Candidates must ensure that all the details filled in the application form should be correct.
  • Applicants of Test Courses have to send the printout of the duly filled in Application Form along with the relevant documents to the address given below

Deputy/Asstt. Controller,
Admission Section,
AMU, Aligarh

Application Fee:

Details of application fee is given below:

CourseApplication Fee
B.Tech only500/-
B.Tech & B.Arch600/-
S.S.S.C. (Science)400/-
S.S.S.C. (Humanities & Commerce)400/-
Diploma in Engineering400/-
MBA/MBA (IB)500/-
M.A. Mass Comm.300/-
M.Sc Biotechnology300/-
B.A. (Hons.)300/-
B.Sc. (Hons.)300/-
B.Com (Hons.)300/-
Master of Agribusiness Management300/-

Modes of Payment:

There are 3 modes available for application fee payment:

  • Online Payment – By Net Banking or Credit Card/Debit Card.
  • Bank Challan – Fee can be submitted through ICICI or Canara Bank challan.
  • Bank Demand Draft – DD should be drawn in the favor of “Finance Officer” payable at Aligarh.

Eligibility Criteria

AMU Admission 2018 eligibility criteria for various courses is given below:

CoursesQualification Eligibility
  • Senior secondary School Certificate or its equivalent examination passed/appearing from this University or any other recognized board with English, Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics.
  • Candidates have to secure at least 50% aggregate marks in the aforesaid subjects.
  • Diploma in Engineering holders who have secured 50% marks in aggregate are also eligible for both the courses.
  • Pass in Senior Secondary School Certificate or an equivalent examination with 50% aggregate marks.
  • Age of the candidate should be more than 22 years as on 1st July of the year of admission.
  • Bachelor’s degree passed with 50% aggregate marks from a recognized institution.
B.A. (Hons.)
  • The prescribed qualification for admission to this course is Senior Secondary School Certificate or its equivalent examination passed with 45% aggregate marks in English and in any three subjects from Accountancy, Arabic, Banking, Biology, Biotechnology, Business Organization, Business Studies, Chemistry, Commerce, Computer Science, Economics, English, Fine Arts, Geography, Hindi, History, Home Science, Islamic Studies, Mathematics, Persian, Philosophy, Physical Health Education, Physics, Political Science/Civics, Psychology, Sanskrit, Sociology, Urdu and modern Indian Languages.
B.Sc. (Hons.)
  • The qualification required to apply for this course is Senior Secondary School Certificate Examination or its equivalent examination passed from a recognized institution by securing 55% aggregate marks in English, Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics/Biology.
  • The qualifying examination is B.A./B.Sc./B.Com./B.Th passed with 50% aggregate marks or master’s degree in Science / Social Sciences / Humanities, Bachelor in
  • Engineering & Technology with 55% aggregate marks.
Diploma in Engineering
  • Secondary School Certificate of this University or an equivalent examination with minimum 45% aggregate marks in English, Maths and Science.


  • Higher examination passed with minimum 45% aggregate marks in English, Physics, Chemistry and Maths.
  • Age of the candidate should be less than 21 years as on 31st December 2018.

AMU Exam Pattern 2018

  • Number of Questions: The number of questions for each entrance exams are different.
  • Type of Questions: The question paper of AMU for various entrance exams are of objective type.
  • Exam Medium: The medium of question paper will be English.
  • Subjects: Each course will contain different sections.
  • Mode of Exam: The exam mode will be offline (PBT).
  • Exam Duration: For some of the exams, the duration will be 2 hours while some examination has duration of 3 hours.
  • Negative Marking: There are some examinations in which there is always negative marking like B.Tech, B.Arch. Also, there is no provision of negative marking for some of its papers.
CoursesSectionsMaximum Marks
B.Sc. (Hons.)English25 marks
Chemistry25 marks
Physics25 marks
Mathematics25 marks
Biology25 marks
B.A. (Hons.)English25 marks
Indo-Islamic Culture and Aligarh Movement25 marks
General Awareness and Current Affairs40 marks
Reasoning and Intelligence10 marks
B.Com. (Hons.)English25 marks
Accountancy20 marks
Business Studies15 marks
Economics10 marks
Elementary Mathematics & Statistics10 marks
Reasoning & Numerical Ability10 marks
General Awareness10 marks
B.TechPhysics150 marks
MBA/MBA (IB)/PG Diploma in Islamic Banking & FinanceEnvironmental Awareness40 marks
Quantitative and Numerical Ability40 marks
Comprehension and VerbalAbility40 marks
Reasoning and Intelligence40 marks
Data Analysis and Interpretation40 marks
B.EdReasoning25 marks
General English25 marks
Teaching Aptitude25 marks
Current Educational Affairs25 marks
B.A.LL.B.General English100 marks
Current Affairs/General Knowledge (with emphasis on legal issues)
Reasoning and Aptitude
Diploma in EngineeringScience (Physics and Chemistry)40 Marks
Mathematics40 Marks
General Knowledge10 Marks
Indo-Islamic Culture10 Marks
S.S.S.C (Science Stream)Science (Physics, Chemistry and Life Science)50 Marks
Mathematics30 Marks
General Knowledge10 Marks
Indo-Islamic Culture10 Marks
S.S.S.C (Commerce/Humanities Stream)Social Studies (Civics, Economics, History and Geography)60 Marks
Mathematics20 Marks
General Knowledge10 Marks
Indo-Islamic Culture10 Marks

AMU Syllabus 2018

The syllabus varies as per the course. Each course has different syllabus. The B.Tech syllabus is basically of 12th standard. The syllabus for B.Arch comprising of hand sketching of scenes, Design & Drawing  of Greeting Cards, book cover design, hoardings, logos, etc.

AMU Preparation Tips

Check the preparation tips to  crack the AMU entrance exam:

  • Start your study by following a proper study time table.
  • Students are advised to collect syllabus and exam pattern for the desired course before starting preparation.
  • Time management is very important. Manage your time in such a way so that you can get enough time for preparing all the topics.
  • Motivate yourself by practicing previous years question papers. It helps you to understand your weak points.
  • Refer right study materials for preparation.
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