The University of Allahabad came into existence on 23rd September, 1887 and is among the largest and most reputed universities of India. In terms of years it comes only after the universities of Calcutta, Bombay and Madras.
A British gentleman, by the name of Sir William Muir, the then Lt. Governor of the United Provinces (presently Uttar Pradesh), took the initiative of developing the University.
Courses offered at Allahabad University
The Faculty of Arts of the University offers 3 years degree courses in the following subjects :
- Ancient History
- Arabic and Persian
- English and Modern European Languages
- Medieval and Modern History
- Music and Performing Arts
- Physical Education
- Political Science
- Journalism and Mass Communication
The Faculty of Science of the University offers 3 years degree courses in the following subjects
- Defense and Strategic Studies
- Earth and Planetary Sciences
- Electronics and Communication
- Mathematics and Statistics,
The Faculty of Law of the University offers a 3-years degree course in Law (LLB) and the Faculty of Commerce offers 3-years degree courses in Commerce and Economics.
Besides the aforesaid courses a 3- years degree course in Physical Education is also offered by the University.
3 years Post – graduation degrees in Arts, Science and Commerce are also a part of the curriculum of the University.
The following are the colleges affiliated to the Allahabad University
- Allahabad Degree College
- C.M.P Degree College
- Arya Kanya Degree College
- Jagat Taran Girls Degree College
- Ishwar Sharan Degree College
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University of Allahabad
Senate Hall, Allahabad,
Uttar Pradesh – India
Pin – 211002
Phone: (0532) 2462241, 2462242, 2462243, 2462244
Fax: (0532) 2462241