Lucknow University

The University of Lucknow is a university in the city of Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh, India. The university is affiliated to University Grants Commission; Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU); Association of Indian Universities (AIU); Distance Education Council (DEC). Other accreditations include National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC); National Council of Teacher Education (NCTE); Bar Council of India (BCI). The University has a new campus located in Jankipuram, Lucknow where Faculties of Law, Business Tourism have been established.

The University of Lucknow grew out of the prestigious Canning College, Lucknow, founded in 1867 by Raja Dakshinaranjan Mukherjee with the motto “A century of leading generation to light through learning” and also grew out of King George's Medical College and the Isabella Thoburn College. The development of the University started with liberal backing from the Taluqdars and the Government and in twenty five years, the University had built itself as a regarded seat of adapting in the nation and was uniquely renowned for the instructing of English Literature. Recently, the University has started offering on-campus jobs to students in need. The faculty of law organizes an inter-semester moot court competition every year. Student politics are quite active in the campus. In 2012, the High Court once stayed an election for not following Lyngdoh Committee Guidelines. It plays an important role in spreading education to the masses of India.  

In 2020, Lucknow University is ranked at 22nd position among the top public universities in the country by India Today. There are a total number of 9 faculties i.e, faculty of arts, Unani, Ayurveda, Engineering & Technology, Commerce, Education, Fine Arts, Law, and Science. It has 15 UG programs, 67 PG programs, 179 affiliated colleges, 16 centers.

Lucknow University Courses

The courses are given below:

  • Full-Time B.Tech for 4 years in  Civil, Electronics & Communication, Electrical, and Mechanical, Computer Science & Engineering
  • Full-Time B.Sc and M.Sc in Genetics & Genomics, Physics, Botany, Statistics, Anthropology, Computer Science, Mathematics, Physics, Botany, Geology, Zoology
  • Bachelor of Arts and MA in English, Hindi, Psychology, Jyotir Vigyan, Economics, Political Science, Mathematics, Defence Studies, Travel & Tourism Management
  • The other courses include B.Ed, LLB, B.A.L.L.B, BCA, B.Com, MBA, MSW, PGDM, Ph.D., MCA, LLM, M.Ed

Eligibility Criteria

  • Admission to B.Tech is decided by the qualified marks in the UPJEE exam
  • Admission to all other UG courses are granted on the basis of marks in the entrance exam conducted by the Lucknow University
  • Admission to MBA is granted on the basis of marks obtained in the CAT followed by GD, PI
  • Admission to Ph.D is decided by the qualified marks in UGC NET/CSIR NET
  • For all other PG programs, the university conducts an entrance exam. 


The institution has a very good placement record with an average salary package of 2.1 lakh per annum and some of the most visited companies include Cease Fire, MRF Tyres, ICICI Bank, HDFC Bank, Brooke India, and many more.

Other Facilities

The other essential facilities provided by the university include a Central Library named Tagore Library, Auditorium, Accommodation Facilities for boys & girls, Central Facility for Computational Research, Well-Equipped Laboratories, Computer Centers, etc.

State Uttar Pradesh
District Lucknow
City Lucknow
Address University of Lucknow, Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh,India,226007
University Under Government
Phone 0522-2740086
Fax Number Not Available
Established Year 1920
Affiliated To
University Grants Commission
All India Council for Technical Education
College in Lucknow University
Akbari Begum College of Education
Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh
Avadh Girls Degree College
20-A, Vikramaditya Marg, Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh 226001 Email:
City Girls College
Ratan Khand, Ashiyana, Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh 226012
Dr Rajendra Prasad Memorial Degree College
Block E, Sabji Mandi, Rajajipuram, Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh 226017 Email:info@dr-rpmdc.or
Eram Girls Degree College
C Block, Indira Nagar, Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh 226016
Heera Lal Yadav Law College
NH 25, Sarojini Nagar, Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh 226401
Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose Rajkiya Mahavidyalaya
Sector: D, Aliganj, Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh 226020
Rameshwaram Institute Of Education And Training
NH-24, Govindpuram, Sitapur Road, Near Sewa Hospital, Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh 227202
School Of Management Sciences
Birua, Sultanpur Road, Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh 226001
Varsi Vidhi Mahavidyalaya
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