In the year 1920 Aligarh Muslim University came into being by a law passed by the central government giving it a central university status. Since then AMU Aligarh has been a favorite destination of many students who have carried their life after AMU University with grace and success. Aligarh Muslim University is now a cluster of many institutions in various building spread over hundreds of acre. Housing the students inside the AMU University campus, AMU Aligarh is an educational hub.
Aligarh Muslim University has students coming from far and wide and even foreign nationals have made it their habitat. The ambience associated with AMU University is such that academically it is very favourable to the students to build up a career par excellence. Many learned faculties have settled in AMU aligarh and impart quality education to the students. Aligarh Muslim University is now a hub for seminar, workshop and literary conferences. AMU Aligarh is also well connected to the other parts of the country by good roads and railways. Aligarh Muslim University house colleges of medicine, pharmaceutics, technology and various other in arts stream. Giving importance to women education there is in AMU University a separate college exclusively for the females.
A picturesque locale, the AMU Aligarh is a host of many cultural events which has kept alive the culture of Aligarh where students and local people take part with all the enthusiasm. AMU University has its own magazines and newsletters depicting the life and events inside the campus. In the field of sports Aligarh Muslim University has excelled in every kind of game. Be it hockey to equestrian games, AMU Aligarh has made a mark everywhere. AMU University is represented by its staff and students in many sports and has brought laurels to the Aligarh Muslim University. Many AMU Aligarh sportsperson have taken their respective sport to new heights while playing for their country. Aligarh Muslim University is a home away from home for its residents who have made a life for themselves and also brought sufficient name and fame to AMU Aligarh. It is not a small achievement when viewed with all the hardship the AMU University has faced from its inception and along its growth route.