The University of Allahabad, informally known as Allahabad University, is a public central university located in Allahabad, Uttar Pradesh, India. Established on 23 September 1887, it is the fourth oldest University 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 called the "Oxford of the East". On 24 June 2005 its Central University status was restored through the University Allahabad Act 2005 of the Parliament of India.
The foundation stone of the Muir Central College was laid by Governor-General of India, Lord Northbrook on 9 December 1873. The college was named after Sir William Muir, Lt. Governor of United Province, who was instrumental in its foundation. The building was designed by William Emerson, who also designed Victoria Memorial in Kolkata and Crawford Market in Mumbai in a combination of Indo-Saracenic, Egyptian and Gothic styles.
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4th oldest University in India .Competed my B.Sc from here in 2006 .. Still feel proud that i am an alumni of this great place.. Freedom to study the way one wants to. You need to be really good to complete any course from here.
This university is open university.. This is one of the oldest university in India. This university has many faculty and department. I love this university, there is lots of greenery in this campus.. Many variety of plant species, flower etc. Many legends indian politician, writer, scientist, officers are born from this university.
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