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:

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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, Criminal Justice, and Physics. Here are some of University of Allahabad's most famous alumni:

Maharishi Mahesh Yogi
Maharishi Mahesh Yogi
An Indian spiritual master.
Harish-Chandra
Harish-Chandra
An Indian American mathematician and physicist .
Daulat Singh Kothari
Daulat Singh Kothari
An Indian physicist .
Mahadevi Varma
Mahadevi Varma
An Indian Hindi writer and poet .
Baidyanath Misra
An Indian economist, educationist, author and administrator.
Pankaj Mishra
Pankaj Mishra
An Indian writer.
Ruqaiya Hasan
Ruqaiya Hasan
An Indian linguist.
Ganesh Prasad
Ganesh Prasad
An Indian mathematician.
Vikas Swarup
Vikas Swarup
An Indian novelist and diplomat.
I. K. Taimni
An Indian chemist.
Camille Bulcke
Camille Bulcke
A Jesuit missionary.
Jagdish Mehra
An American university teacher .

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