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The University of Allahabad is a collegiate central university located in Allahabad, Uttar Pradesh, India. It was established on 23 September 1887 by an Act of Parliament and is recognised as an Institute of National Importance . It is one of the oldest modern universities in India. Its origins lie in the Muir Central College, named after Lt. Governor of North-Western Provinces, Sir William Muir in 1876, who suggested the idea of a Central University at Allahabad, which later evolved to the present university. At one point, it was known as the "Oxford of the East". Its Central University status was re-established through the University of Allahabad Act 2005 by the Parliament of India.
University of Allahabad is known for it's academic work in the following disciplines:
University of Allahabad's most influential alumni faculty include professors and professionals in the fields of Literature, Criminal Justice, and Physics. Here are some of University of Allahabad's most famous alumni: