Allahabad University Distance Education Admission and Courses 2019-20

Information About Allahabad University Distance Education

Approved University Grant Commission (UGC)
State Uttar Pradesh
Admission process Online/Offline
Founded September 23, 1887
Distance Education Yes
Type Central University
Approved For admission Abroad Yes (MHRD)
Contact University +91 9210-98-98-98

Allahabad University Would Be Offering UG and PG Courses Through Distance Education.

Allahabad University Distance Education

Allahabad University is one of the best Universities in the country. Allahabad University Distance Education was established back in the year 1887 and is currently the 4th oldest university in India in the private sector as well. The central university is located in Allahabad within the Uttar Pradesh region in India as the chancellor Goverdhan Mehta runs it effectively throughout its roots that belonged originally to the Muir Central College named after Lt Governor of North-Western Provinces, Sir William Muir in the year 1876. Allahabad University has been imparting education with such excellence that it also came to be known as the ‘Oxford of the East’. The University was thus now in a position to construct its own buildings.

Allahabad University has always occupied an esteemed place among the universities of India for over a century now. Established on 23rd September 1887, it is the fourth oldest university of India after Calcutta, Bombay and Madras University.

Sam Higginbottom Institute of Agriculture, Technology, and Sciences

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Located near the Senate House Campus, University Road at Old Katra, the university is known for educating many renowned and known personalities, politicians like presidents, vice presidents, former prime ministers, state ministers, chief justices etc besides many bureaucrats as well. Allahabad University postgraduate as well as undergraduate degrees are given after extensive studies gained at the big campus that have departments of history, culture and archaeology especially known besides normal courses of science, engineering, law, computing, business, commerce and many others etc while the hostels, libraries, laboratories, research centres, and other facilities are also available onboard besides Ocean Studies, Space Studies and Atmospheric specialized centres

as well.

Allahabad University: Recognition and Affiliation

  • The Allahabad University is recognized by the UGC of India
  • It is a number 8 ranking in India by India today and number 5 in North Indian University Rankings.
  • Allahabad University has a separate centre for Behavioral and Cognitive Studies, Geography, Economics, and Intellectual Property Rights etc
  • SHITS is affiliated with the Harish-Chandra Research Institute of Mathematics and Mathematical Physics, Allahabad and the Kamla Nehru Post-Graduate Medical Institute, Allahabad.

The Allahabad University also has compliance with the Erwin Christian College, Allahabad Degree College, Arya Kanya Degree College, C.M.P Degree College, Jagat Taran Girls Degree College, Iswar Saran Degree College, S.S Khanna Girls Degree College, S.P.M Govt. Degree College, Hamidia Girls Degree College, KP Training College, Rajarshi Tandon Girls Degree College and Govinda Ballabh Pant Social Science Institute.

Allahabad University Directorate of Distance Education (DDE)

The Sam Higginbottom Institute of Agriculture, Technology, and Sciences has been deemed as the distance education university branch through the Directorate of Distance Education (DDE) recognized for the university by the UGC of India where it provides distance teaching in business management, human resources, electronics, education training and many others etc at different levels of bachelors as well as masters programs through well-organized library as well as labs for all those distance education courses all around.

Allahabad University Distance Education  

Fee Structure 2019-20.

Program Name Duration Total Course Fees Fees Per Year
BACHELOR OF ARTS [B.A] 3 YEARS 30,000 11,000
MASTER OF ARTS [M.A] 2 YEARS 35,000 13,000
MASTER OF SCIENCE [M.SC] 2 YEARS 50,000 20,000
MASTER OF EDUCATION [M.ED] 2 YEARS 1,45,000 70,000

Allahabad University Distance Education Admission Procedure 2019

The Admission procedure to the distance education program involves the submission of a duly filled in and complete admission form that is available from the University website to keep the procedure very simple. Hence the SHIATS takes care of all the related procedures under the distance education hood.

The registration formalities include the fee, the submission of the form as well as related original documents, their attested photocopies and two passport size photographs along with them as well. The form is obtained after you have paid the fee for that required course found from the fee brochure already available online.

Infrastructure Under University

It began as an affiliating and examining body for  Post-graduate and graduate degrees with a traditional orientation in different branches of learning and the responsibility for secondary education as well.

Allahabad University Distance Education Courses

Course Duration.

Arts Courses 
B.A. 3 Years
M.A. 2 Years
M.A. (Ancient Indian History and Archaeology) 2 Years
M.A. (Anthropology) 2 Years
M.A. (Defence Studies) 2 Years
M.A. (Economics) 2 Years
M.A. (Education) 2 Years
M.A. (English) 2 Years
M.A. (Geography) 2 Years
M.A. (Hindi) 2 Years
M.A. (Mathematics) 2 Years
M.A. (Music) 2 Years
M.A. (Painting) 2 Years
M.A. (Philosophy) 2 Years
M.A. (Political Science) 2 Years
M.A. (Psychology) 2 Years
M.A. (Sanskrit) 2 Years
M.A. (Statistics) 2 Years
M.A. (Urdu) 2 Years
PhD (Ancient History) 3 Years
PhD (Arabic) 3 Years
PhD (Defence & Strategic Studies) 3 Years
PhD (Defence Studies) 3 Years
PhD (Economics) 3 Years
PhD (Education) 3 Years
PhD (Geography) 3 Years
PhD (Hindi) 3 Years
Ph.D. (History (Medieval & Modern)) 3 Years
Ph.D. (History) 3 Years
Ph.D. (Music) 3 Years
Ph.D. (Painting) 3 Years
Ph.D. (Persian) 3 Years
Ph.D. (Philosophy) 3 Years
Ph.D. (Political Science) 3 Years
Ph.D. (Psychology) 3 Years
Ph.D. (Sanskrit) 3 Years
Ph.D. (Urdu) 3 Years
Engineering Courses
M.Tech. (Electronics Engineering) 2 Years
PhD (Food Technology) 3 Years
Medical Courses
PhD (Nutritional Science) 3 Years
Science Courses
B.Sc. 3 Years
B.Sc. (Applied Science) 3 Years
B.Sc. (Home Science) 3 Years
M.Sc. (Applied Geology) 2 Years
M.Sc. (Biochemistry) 2 Years
M.Sc. (Botany) 2 Years
M.Sc. (Chemistry) 2 Years
M.Sc. (Computer Science) 2 Years
M.Sc. (Geography) 2 Years
M.Sc. (Mathematics) 2 Years
M.Sc. (Physics) 2 Years
M.Sc. (Psychology) 2 Years
M.Sc. (Statistics) 2 Years
M.Sc. (Zoology) 2 Years
PhD (Anthropology) 3 Years
PhD (Biochemistry) 3 Years
PhD (Bioinformatics) 3 Years
PhD (Biotechnology) 3 Years
PhD (Chemistry) 3 Years
PhD (Computer Science) 3 Years
PhD (Environment Studies) 3 Years
Ph.D. (Environmental Science) 3 Years
Ph.D. (Mathematics) 3 Years
Ph.D. (Physics) 3 Years
Ph.D. (Zoology) 3 Years
Management Courses
M.B.A. 2 Years
Commerce Courses
B.Com. 3 Years
PhD (Commerce) 3 Years
PhD (Statistics) 2 Years
Agriculture Science and Technology Courses
M.Sc. (Agricultural Entomology) 2 Years
M.Sc. (Agriculture Botany) 2 Years
M.Sc. (Agriculture Chemistry & Soil Science) 2 Years
PhD (Agriculture Botany) 3 Years
PhD (Agriculture Chemistry) 3 Years
PhD (Agriculture Zoology) 3 Years
Post Graduate Diploma in Remote Sensing and Geographical Information System (GIS) 2 Years
Information Technology Courses
M.C.A. 3 Years
 Law Courses
PhD (Law) 2 Years

Affiliated College Under Allahabad University

  • J. K. Institute of Applied Physics Technology, University of Allahabad, Allahabad
  • Govind Ballabh Pant Social Science Institute, Allahabad
  • Ewing Christian College, Allahabad
  • Hamidia Girls Degree College, Allahabad
  • Faculty of Law, University of Allahabad, Allahabad
  • Iswar Saran Degree College, Allahabad
  • Jagat Taran Girls’ Degree College, Allahabad
  • S.s Khanna Girls Degree College, Allahabad
  • Allahabad Degree College, Allahabad


  • Mr Abdul Qadir Zafir (Professor and Head)
  • Mrs Akanksha Singh (Assistant Professor)
  • Mr Bhoorey Lal Chakravarty (Associate Professor)
  • Prof. Kripa Shankar Pandey (Professor)
  • Prof. B. P. Singh (Professor and Dean)
  • Mr Ajay Kumar Singha (Associate Professor)
  • Mr Alok Srivastava (Professor)
  • Mr Arun Kumar Srivastava (Professor)

University Facilities

  • Computer Centre
  • Boys
  • Amaranatha Jha Hostel
  • Administrative Computer Centre
  • Gandhi Bhawan
  • Hostels Accommodation

Contact Us:

Senate House Campus
University Road, Old Katra
Allahabad, Uttar Pradesh 211002
Phone:0532 246 1083



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