Accreditation and Ranking

The Aligarh Muslim University an Institution of National importance (Seventh Schedule, Article 246 of the Indian Constitution)



NAAC – Accredited with CGPA of 3.35 on Four Point Scale at “A” Grade


  • AMU finds a place for the first time ever in the ARWU (Academic Ranking of World Universities, also called Shanghai Ranking) topmost universities list for 2020; Among Universities in India, AMU gets joint fourth rank.
  • In the subject-specific ranking results of US News & World Report in its 7th Annual Survey, for the subject “Biology and BioChemistry”, AMU ranked first among all institutions and universities in India. For the subject “Mathematics”, AMU is the only institution which has been ranked in India.
  • Among Universities in India, AMU ranked fourth overall by US News & World Report in its 7th Annual Best Global Universities Rankings released in Dec. 2020.
  • Among Universities in India, AMU ranked third in India Today Ranking 2020.
  •  Among Universities in India, “Life Sciences” of AMU ranked first in Times Higher Education, London World University Ranking 2021 for subject “Life Sciences”.
  •  Among Universities in India, AMU ranked seventh in CWUR (Centre for World University Rankings) World University Rankings 2020-21.
  •  Among Universities in India, “Life Sciences” of AMU ranked first in Times Higher Education, London World University Ranking 2020 for subject “Life Sciences”.
  • Among Universities in India, “Physical Sciences” of AMU ranked second in Times Higher Education, London World University Ranking 2020 for subject “Physical Sciences”.
  •  Among Universities in India, AMU ranked third in India Today Ranking 2019.
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