University of Lucknow, Lucknow

Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh

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About University of Lucknow

The University of Lucknow was developed with the vision to rank among the best educational institute of world. It was developed to be known for their innovation, knowledge, teaching, and research, they want to be the one serving humanity and nation. The University of Lucknow is one such university which wants to be promoted as the one which is diverse in culture and is enriched in values.

Through an article in “ The Pioneer “ Raja Sir Mohammad Ali Mohammad Khan, K.C.I.E of Mahmudabad and Khan Bahadur took an initiative and urged for the foundation of starting a University at Lucknow. Then Lieutenant- Governor of the United Provinces was someone who took a special interest in this education sector and started working over this proposal. Sir Harcourt Butler who was the Lieutenant Governor outlined this concept of a new university. At the end in 1920, the University of Lucknow was born in every respect to be it intellectually and materially.  Lieutenant Governor gave the assent on Lucknow University Act No. V ( 1920) on November 1 and then the Governor-General also gave his consent on November 25, 1920.

The court of the university was constituted and on March 21, 1921, the very first meeting of the court took place where the Chancellor was decided. It was in August and September of 1921 that the authorities of University like Academic Council, Executive Council and Faculties were featured and within a course of time, other committees were formed. The formal and informal teaching was taken into account on July 17, 1921. The medical teaching was taking place at King George's Medical Colleg and Hospital and the teaching of Faculties of Arts, Law, Commerce, and Science was done in the Canning College. On July 1, 1922, University got the hand over of The Canning College, Previously everything related to it like the staff, equipment, buildings, etc., were actually kept at the disposal of the University for the purposes like residential use and teaching. On March 1, 1921The King George's Medical College and King George's Hospital got transferred to the University by the Government.

There were three colleges which played a very important role in the establishment of this college like The Isabella Thoburn College, The Canning College and The King George's Medical College which is also known as King George's Medical University. This University was an initiative taken to provide the facility of education to Lucknow people with utmost ease.


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Latest News & Updates

  1. International Conference on Advances in Functional & Biological Materials

    International Symposium on advances in functional and biological materials is soon going to be organized by the Humboldt Academy Lucknow and also by Physics department of Lucknow University on the occasion of National Science Day. ... Read more
  2. Workshop on Computer Aided Drug Designing and Structured Activity Relationship Modeling by LU

    Institute for development of advanced computing in collaboration with Centre of Excellence in Bioinformatics ( Bioinformatics Infrastructure Facility – University of Lucknow) is organizing a workshop on Computer Aided ... Read more
  3. Global Placement Observed In Current Year At Lucknow University

    The newly introduced postgraduate course at Lucknow University appeared for its 1st placement session this year and to amaze everyone with placement record, the university has experienced a 90% ... Read more



  my favorite teacher pk Ruth in my class he has a lot of knowledge And last year he leaves not Surat for joining University of Lucknow



December 9th, 2018

Vikas Maurya B.Tech / B.E.  Student


College situated in faulty of engineering University of Lucknow second campus which is faraway from main. Campus college teaching quality are not too good. Sports quality of engineering campuses not good for extra curricular activities you have to done your own mind. I joined this college because that college University affiliated government college with good rank the college nearb...  Read Full Review


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May 1st, 2018

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Rajat Kumar Verma BSc  Student


This is a more than 150 years old University in the city which is known for its research works and that is why this university has a repo in the city and I am happy that I have completed my Bsc in Computer Science from this college and just recently in last month of April I have completed my last year at the University. If anyone wants to take admission here there are merit-based ...  Read Full Review


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May 17th, 2018

 2017 pass out

Rahul Kumar Rakesh BCom  Student


It is more than 150 years old University in the city and I am very happy that I was a part of this University and just because this is an old university so it has a reputation in the state and I have taken admission in the Bcom Honors subject after giving and clearing the University entrance examination. As far as the fee for the course is a concern so that is Rs 30,000 Per semester.  Read Full Review


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The candidate must have secured minimum 45% marks (40% for SC/ST category candidates) in aggregate in compulsory (Physics & Mathematics) and optional subject (Chemistry, Bio-Technology & Biology).


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U.P. Government provides the scholarship for the students, where you can you can apply for a family income of less than 2 lakh rupee. Besides this Lucknow University is state university and generally the fees is not high. Financial aid is provided to the students from economically backward class. 


Reservation Policy:


Out Standing Sportsmen - 5% of marks obtained in qualifying examination.

N.C.C. Certificate holders "B" Certificate for UG and "C" Certificate for PG - 2.5% of marks obtained in qualifying examination

Female Candidates for LL.B. - 5% of marks obtained in qualifying examination.

Vertical percentage :

Scheduled Caste - 21%

Scheduled Tribe - 2%

OBC - 27%

Horizontal percentage :

Females - 20%

Son/Daughter/Spouse of University Employee ward - 10%

Son/Daughter/Spouse of Lucknow University College Teacher Ward - 5%

Physically Handicapped/Disabled (including 1% for blind) - 3%

Son/Daughter/Grandson/Unmarried Grand Daughter of Freedom Fighters from U.P. - 2%

Defence Personnel (Self) and son/daughter) - 5%

Course- wise Reservation: 

  • University of Lucknow Undergraduate course B.A. admission criteria: Students belonging from General category or the from Other Backward Classes should have at least 40% and the students belonging from Scheduled Tribes should have at least 33% of marks (these percentage is calculated on the basis of the total marks of all the subjects). The procedure for admission to Ph.D. programme in different departments/ institutes would be overall governed by the UGC regulation 2016.
  • University of Lucknow Undergraduate course B.A. (Hons) admission criteria: Minimum marks for Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes is 55% and for General and Other backward classes should have 60%
  • University of Lucknow Undergraduate course B.Com. admission criteria: Minimum percentage for Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes is 33% and the minimum percentage for other backward classes and general category it is 40%
  • University of Lucknow Undergraduate course B.Com. admission criteria: Minimum percentage for Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes is 55% and the minimum percentage for other backward classes and general category it is 60%
  • University of Lucknow Diploma Program of LL.B. criteria: Minimum percentage for Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes is 40% and the minimum percentage for other backward classes and general category it is 45%




Mr. Harshit Singh
Mr. Harshit Singh - Lucknow Public College of Professional Studies

Position: Director: Planning, Strategy and International Affairs

Bhupendra Veer Singh Sisodia
Bhupendra Veer Singh Sisodia - Chandra Bhanu Gupta Krishi Mahavidyalaya

Position: Principal

Dr. S.P Singh
Dr. S.P Singh - National PG College

Position: Principal

Dr. Prema  Pandey
Dr. Prema Pandey - Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose Rajkiya Mahavidyalaya

Education: M.A. Ph.D. Sanskrit

Dr. Shibnath Banerjee
Dr. Shibnath Banerjee - Sri Sharda Group of Institutions

Position: Director


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