University of Allahabad

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Public central university in Allahabad, Uttar Pradesh

About University of Allahabad

According to Wikipedia, 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.

What Is University of Allahabad Known For?

University of Allahabad is known for it's academic work in the following disciplines:

University of Allahabad's Top Areas of Influence With Degrees Offered

Who Are University of Allahabad's Most Influential Alumni?

University of Allahabad's most influential alumni faculty include professors and professionals in the fields of Literature, Physics, and History. Here are some of University of Allahabad's most famous alumni:

Shrilal Shukla
Shrilal Shukla
An Indian writer.
P. C. Gupta
An Indian academic and writer.
Mohammed Fazal
A Governor of Maharashtra.
R. C. Bhargava
A Maruti Suzuki chairman.
Mohsin Zaidi
An Indian poet of Urdu language.
Doodhnath Singh
A Hindi language writer, poet and critic.
Rajiv Khosla
An Indian-American scientist and professor of precision agriculture.
Ajit Ram Verma
An Indian physicist.
Ashok Kumar
Ashok Kumar
An Indian cinematographer.
Jamuna Sharan Singh
An Indian ecologist.
Murli Manohar Joshi
An Indian politician.
Kailas Nath Wanchoo
A 10th Chief Justice of India.