behalf of the University, I would like to take this opportunity to welcome students
to the Aligarh Muslim University. I am confident it will be an inspiring,
challenging and enjoyable journey for you. From humble
beginnings in the early 20th century, the University emerged as one of India's
most distinguished and iconic Higher Education Institutions, occupying a
crucial place in the emergence and preservation of both cultural and
intellectual heritage of India.
Creating the right ambience on campus for a
vibrant knowledge culture and intellectual system is one of our top priorities. With
a strong knowledge tradition, the actions
we take and decisions we make would be guided by in-depth knowledge and sound
judgements based on clear understanding and profound wisdom. As said by Sir
basis of all (progress) is that you bring all treasures of knowledge under your
year we welcome a large number of students to our campuses. I
am delighted to welcome all the new students to the University and my best
wishes to them to unlock and realize their full potential. I sincerely believe
that the students will make the best use of the opportunities to become
competent professionals, entrepreneurs and above all, great human beings.
emphasise that students should show consideration and respect for their
teachers,seniors,peers and others in the community. Students are reminded that
they live as part of a community that includes students and staff who come from
diverse backgrounds and cultures worldwide. However, we share an ethos that
respects openness, inclusiveness, congeniality and diversity. We are proud of our
talented, motivated and energetic faculty and staff, many of whom are leaders
in their field nationally and internationally.
University has a long tradition of imparting knowledge to students and scholars
from all walks of life and from diverse geographic, ethnic, gender, racial, and
religious backgrounds. Just as important has been its role in being a source of
learning, discovery and engagement for thousands of students from around the
globe. Wherever they have come from, our students have made a difference in
transforming all fields of human endeavour, and we want to make sure that your years at Aligarh Muslim University will
be as successful and productive as those who have come before you.
that goal in mind, we share this Student Code, which delineates the rights and
responsibilities of students in a wide spectrum of activities throughout the
University. The Code likewise sets this university's standards of civility and
its expectations for responsible behaviour. Aligarh Muslim University stands
for the dignity of all peoples and respect for their ideals and beliefs. At the
same time, as an educational institution, the University regards free speech
and expression as integral to our values and essential to the preservation of a
genuine learning environment.
However, we draw the line and refuse to
acquiesce to acts of intimidation, violence, or hate. Always remember what
Sir Syed believed :
first requisite for the progress of the nation is the brotherhood and unity
amongst sections of the society."
unique educational system will ensure that you gain not just depth and breadth
in your chosen area of specialization, but a holistic set of skills that will
equip you to face the real world. At every stage, there will be opportunities
to expand your boundaries, platforms for collaboration and learning, and
recognition for those who strive to excel. We also hope that you will respond
to the important challenges and opportunities that are characteristic of being
a responsible citizen which our beloved founder always wanted us to do. In his
own words,"It is the categorical verdict of all the nations and great seers of
the world that national progress depends on education and training (of the
Muslim University has for more than ninety years, been dedicated to its mission
to nurture scholars who will contribute to society by advancing knowledge and
imparting it to new generations of students. Staff, students and supporters
take pride in having contributed to the University's reputation as India's flagship,
research-led university, known for the excellence of its teaching, its
research, and its service to its local, national and international communities.
of Aligarh Muslim university is precious and we expect you to carry it
forward with full dignity. So all of you must interact with your seniors in the
best possible manner and learn maximum from them.
for women is the most prized tradition of this university. Whether they are
your teachers or classmates, learn to place them on a high pedestal.
The Provosts and Wardens are your guardians
who will always take care of you.
Take care of the university resources,they are meant for you and your comfort.
Wastage will result in shortage and ultimately cause inconvenience to you.
Treat this campus as a home away from home.
Similarly, take care of your valuable time.
Utilise each second of your day to move forward. Remember "Opportunity knocks the door
only once" . Learn to identify friends and foes both. Be strong
enough not to give in to temptations. Set targets for yourself and devise ways
to achieve them.
The Alumni of this university have achieved heights of glory in almost all
fields. We dream to see you at the pinnacle of success and glory in your chosen
field in the years to come. The vast network of AMU Alumni has helped this
university in providing better career and placement opportunities for the
students. We wish to see you as a strong part of this chain one day.
Develop a balanced academic, co-curricular and extra-curricular schedule for
yourself. Our aim is to produce well-rounded individuals who are knowledgeable
and impressive personalities.
are provisions for financial assistance for needy students of this university.
The details of this are mentioned in
the scholarship directory of DSW
DO's and DON'Ts
proudly share with you that AMU is a perfect mix of tradition and modernity. We
take pride in our traditions and follow them with utmost sincerity.So it is our
earnest desire that:
All male students of this university should
have a sherwani stitched as soon as possible. Wear your sherwani on every
Friday and on all formal occasions to keep the ALIG spirit alive.
your prayers regularly (whatever your religion has allowed). Prayer is a
meditation that will help you in keeping you mentally and physically balanced.
the university tarana by heart. Understand its meaning and become a part of
are not permitted for boys inside the Halls of residence
keep your identity card with you.
to new students on your decision to study at Aligarh Muslim University. For us,
there will be no more important challenge over the next few years than to
ensure that this institution offers you an exceptional university experience. The University will try at all times to give
you the best possible support within the available resources. For all the
University community; remember that the University rules, regulations, systems
and structures are all developed to ensure your success and to assist the
University with its functions. We
believe in excellence and above all, we are looking to produce tomorrow's
leaders, mature well-rounded individuals who will lead, actively participate
and contribute to society.
In sha Allah, god will help you in achieving