Aligarh Muslim University

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Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) is an Indian public central university.wikipedia
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Aligarh

Aligarh (Uttar Pradesh)Aligarh, UPAllygurh
The main campus of AMU is located in the city of Aligarh.
Notable as the seat of Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh is the 8th largest city in Uttar Pradesh and 55th largest city in India.

Syed Ahmad Khan

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It was originally established by Sir Syed Ahmad Khan as Mohammedan Anglo-Oriental College in 1875. The movement of Muslim awakening associated with Syed Ahmad Khan and M.A.O. College came to be known as Aligarh Movement.
Sir Syed Ahmed Khan established the MAO College which eventually became the Aligarh Muslim University.

Ahmadi School for the Visually Challenged, Aligarh Muslim University

school for the blind
In 1927, a school for the blind was established by Sahibzada Aftab Ahmad Khan and, the following year, a medical school was attached to the university.
Ahmadi School for the Visually Challenged (formerly Ahmadi Blind School) is a constituent school of the Aligarh Muslim University catering the visually challenged students.

Mir Osman Ali Khan

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The 7th Nizam of Hyderabad,HEH Mir Osman Ali Khan made a remarkable donation of Rupees 5 Lakh to the institution in 1918.
He made donation Rs 10 Lakh for the Banaras Hindu University and Rs. 5 Lakh for the Aligarh Muslim University.

Zameer Uddin Shah

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In late 2014 the university's vice-chancellor Zameer Uddin Shah turned down a demand by female students of the college to be allowed to use the Maulana Azad Library, which was male-only.
He was the Vice-Chancellor of Aligarh Muslim University.

All India Muhammadan Educational Conference

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The All India Muhammadan Educational Conference had started a movement to establish girls education from 1896 onward.
It was founded by Sir Syed Ahmed Khan, also the founder of the Aligarh Muslim University.

Aligarh Muslim University Act

The Aligarh Muslim University Act of 1920 made it a central university.
The Act is more or less into limelight because of the debate on whether the Aligarh Muslim University was a minority status or not?

Faculty of Law, Aligarh Muslim University

Faculty of Law
The Faculty of Law has ranked 2nd in India by India Today in 2017.
The Faculty of Law, Aligarh Muslim University is the law school of the Aligarh Muslim University which has a history of over 100 years of teaching and writing law.

Muhammadan Anglo-Oriental College

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The Muhammadan Anglo-Oriental College became Aligarh Muslim University in 1920.
It was the predecessor of Aligarh Muslim University.

Mohammad Ali Mohammad Khan

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HH Sir Mohammad Ali Mohammad Khan and the Aga Khan III also played a major role in realising the idea of Syed Ahmed Khan by collecting funds for building the Aligarh Muslim University
On 17 December, when Muhammadan Anglo-Oriental College became Aligarh Muslim University.

Aligarh Movement

intellectual movement
The movement of Muslim awakening associated with Syed Ahmad Khan and M.A.O. College came to be known as Aligarh Movement.
Aligarh Muslim University is the creation of the movement.

Jawaharlal Nehru Medical College, Aligarh

Jawaharlal Nehru Medical College
The Jawaharlal Nehru Medical College, the medical school of the university, has been ranked 8th by India Today in 2017.
Jawaharlal Nehru Medical College is the constituent medical college of Aligarh Muslim University located in Aligarh, Uttar Pradesh, India.

List of academic institutions formerly affiliated to the University of Calcutta

affiliatedaffiliateformerly affiliated
In the beginning, the college was affiliated with the University of Calcutta for the matriculate examination but became an affiliate of Allahabad University in 1885.
Mohammadan Anglo Oriental College

Institutes of National Importance

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The university comprises all castes, creeds, religions and genders, and is an Institute of National Importance provided under the Seventh Schedule of the Constitution at its commencement.

Syed Zafarul Hasan

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Syed Zafarul Hasan, joined the Aligarh Muslim University in early 1900s as head of Philosophy Department, dean Faculty of Arts.
He started teaching at the Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh, India in 1911.

Abul Kalam Azad

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In late 2014 the university's vice-chancellor Zameer Uddin Shah turned down a demand by female students of the college to be allowed to use the Maulana Azad Library, which was male-only.
He strongly criticised the continuing suspicion of the Congress amongst the Muslim intellectuals from the Aligarh Muslim University and the Muslim League.

Cricket Club, Aligarh Muslim University

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Notable ones include the oldest, Cricket club, Horse riding club.
Cricket at Aligarh Muslim University started in 1878 when the mathematics professor, Rama Shankar Mishra, founded a cricket club, whose members were expected to wear a uniform of blue flannel coat, shirt, knickerbockers and cap.

Mufaddal Saifuddin

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On 11 April 2015, Mufaddal Saifuddin was elected Chancellor and Ibne Saeed Khan, the former Nawab of Chhatari state, Pro-Chancellor.
🇮🇳 India: Mufaddal Saifuddin, was elected as Aligarh Muslim University's new Chancellor on 11 April 2015. He was re-elected as the Chancellor for a second term on 2 December 2018.

Muslim University Riding Club

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Notable ones include the oldest, Cricket club, Horse riding club.
Muslim University Riding Club (MURC) established as M.A.O College riding school is a 126 years old club of the Aligarh Muslim university.

Mohammad Hamid Ansari

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Throughout its history a sizable number of university alumni, popularly known as Aligs, have become notable in many varied fields, both academic and otherwise, ranging from Zakir Husain, 3rd President of India; Pashtun independence activist Khan Abdul Ghaffar Khan; the former Vice-President of India Mohammad Hamid Ansari; André Weil the French mathematician of the 20th century; Anwara Taimur the first and the only woman to be the Chief Minister of Assam.
Ansari worked as an ambassador and served as the Vice-Chancellor of the Aligarh Muslim University from 2000 to 2002.

André Weil

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Throughout its history a sizable number of university alumni, popularly known as Aligs, have become notable in many varied fields, both academic and otherwise, ranging from Zakir Husain, 3rd President of India; Pashtun independence activist Khan Abdul Ghaffar Khan; the former Vice-President of India Mohammad Hamid Ansari; André Weil the French mathematician of the 20th century; Anwara Taimur the first and the only woman to be the Chief Minister of Assam.
Starting in 1930, he spent two academic years at Aligarh Muslim University.

Sheikh Abdullah

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Sheikh Abdullah, and Mufti Mohammad Sayeed both former Chief Ministers of Jammu and Kashmir.
in Chemistry from Aligarh Muslim University.

Mere Mehboob

Films set in the university include Mere Mehboob, a 1963 film directed by H. S. Rawail and starring Rajendra Kumar, Sadhana, Ashok Kumar, Nimmi, Pran, Johnny Walker and Ameeta.
A Muslim social film, it drew a background from Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh and traditional Lucknow.

Bacha Khan

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Throughout its history a sizable number of university alumni, popularly known as Aligs, have become notable in many varied fields, both academic and otherwise, ranging from Zakir Husain, 3rd President of India; Pashtun independence activist Khan Abdul Ghaffar Khan; the former Vice-President of India Mohammad Hamid Ansari; André Weil the French mathematician of the 20th century; Anwara Taimur the first and the only woman to be the Chief Minister of Assam.
An alumnus of Aligarh Muslim University, Bacha Khan eventually received the permission of his father.

Mufti Mohammad Sayeed

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Sheikh Abdullah, and Mufti Mohammad Sayeed both former Chief Ministers of Jammu and Kashmir.
He completed his basic studies in Srinagar and earned his law and postgraduate degree in Arabic from Aligarh Muslim University before entering politics.