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Aligarh Muslim University

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Aligarh Muslim University is a public university, funded by the central government of India is among the oldest central universities in India. It was established by Syed Ahmad Khan as Mohammedan Anglo-Oriental College. The Mohammedan Anglo-Oriental College became Aligarh Muslim University in 1920. The main campus of AMU is located in the city of Aligarh. Spread over 467.6 hectares in the city of Aligarh, AMU offers more than 300 courses in the traditional and modern branches of education. The University has consistently ranked among the best educational institutions in India. According to Times Higher Education, Asia Ranking 2014, AMU ranks 3rd among Universities in India. The university is open to all irrespective of caste, creed, religion or gender.

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Google previewMilestones Social Science – 8 (History, Geography, Social and Political Life)

by Gita Duggal, Joyita Chakrabarti, Mary George, Pooja Bhatia

The Aligarh Muslim University is an important landmark here which was set up in 1920. Many Muslim leaders such as Hidayatullah Khan and Sir Syed Ahmed Khan felt that Islam should be interpreted and brought in conformity with modern ...

Google previewInternational Dictionary of University Histories (2013)

by Mary Elizabeth Devine, Carol Summerfield

Location: Aligarh Muslim University lies just outside the town of Aligarh or Koil in the northern state of Uttar Pradesh in India. The city is an agricultural and manufacturing center in the region. Aligarh is known for its lock-making industry and ...

Google previewThe Oxford Encyclopedia of Philosophy, Science, and Technology in Islam (2014)

by Salim Ayduz, Ibrahim Kalin, Caner Dagli

It is now the Aligarh Muslim University, sponsored by the central government. Moreover the British rulers also established modern Western universities in the first quarter of nineteenth century and thereafter, in which modern European science ...

Google previewThe Oxford Dictionary of Islam (2004)

by John L. Esposito

Aligarh Muslim University political, and ideological movements since the late nineteenth century. Headquarters of Aligarh Scientific Society and Mohammadan Anglo-Oriental College (Aligarh Muslim University), both of which were established ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia of Education in South Asia (2003)

by Ramesh Chandra

Aligarh Muslim university Aligarh Muslim University (AMU), established in 1920 as a Central University, is one of the premier fully residential academic institutions of the country. The University has ...

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