About the University
Known initially as Mohammedan Anglo Oriental (MAO) College & established in 1875, AMU (Aligarh Muslim University) became a central university in 1920 through an act of Indian Legislative Council. Section 2(1) of the AMU Act says the university means the "the educational institution of their choice established by the Muslims of India". It attracts students from all over the world, especially Africa, West Asia and South East Asia. The language taught here includes English, Urdu, Hindi, Arabic, Persian, Sanskrit, Telugu, Tamil, Bengali, Malayalam, Marathi, Punjabi, Kashmiri, French, Turkish, German and Russian. The medium of instruction is primarily English.
(i) A candidate will be eligible for admission to M.Phil. / Ph.D. program, if he/she has obtained the Master’s Degree or its equivalent recognized by the University in a subject relevant to his proposed field of research with not less than 55% marks in the aggregate or its equivalent CPI/CGPA/NAG, and had also obtained the Bachelor’s Degree or its equivalent recognized by the University with not less than 50% marks in the aggregate or its equivalent CPI/CGPA/NAG, subject to any further requirements for eligibility that may be laid down by the University from time to time
(ii) A candidate, working in an externally funded research project in the University, who is otherwise eligible, may be permitted for admission to M.Phil. / Ph.D. program while continuing to work in the project subject to certification by the Principal Investigator of the project that the subject of the project and the proposed M.Phil. / Ph.D. topic of the candidate overlaps.
A candidate eligible for admission to M.Phil. / Ph.D. program in more than one Department / Centre / Unit in the same or a different Faculty of the University can apply for admission in not more than two disciplines.
Last date for filling online Application Form: 5th Jan 2012
Last Date for receipt of completed Application Form: 12th Jan (till 5 pm)
Admission Test: 5th Feb 2012
How to Apply
You should fill the on line application form before 5th Jan 2012. Click here to fill the form.
The generated PDF copy of this Application Form should be submitted in the Office of the Chairmen / Coordinator / Director of the concerned Department/Centre/Unit of the candidate’s first choice/preference as indicated in his / her Application Form, along with the Demand Draft of Rs. 500/- drawn in favour of “Finance Officer , AMU, Aligarh” payable at Aligarh or Cash Receipt of an equivalent amount from AMU Cash Counter (Non refundable).
The Generated PDF copy of the Application Form must reach the concerned Office on or before 12.01.2012 till 5:00 p.m. and in no case (including Postal delay) the duly filled in Application Form will be accepted beyond the last date.
Source: Official Website of AMU