AMU is the vision of Sir Syed Ahmad Khan, who was one of the greatest social reformers and a great national builder of modern India. He appreciated the need of Modern Learning parrallel to the traditional cultural values.
Aligarh Muslim University is a public central university accredited by NAAC in 'A' grade. It was originally established by Sir Syed Ahmad Khan as Mohammedan Anglo-Oriental College in 1875.
AMU comprises all castes, creeds, religions and genders, and is an Institute of National Importance provided under the Seventh Schedule of the Constitution at its commencement.
Aligarh Muslim University, known for its profound history in academic excellence since 1875, and has now taken the initiative to launch ICT-based learning services for its distance education programs. Keeping in view the benefits of ICT-based learning; this initiative is launched to improve academic excellence in distance education. The programs benefitting under this initiative are the same programs which have been offered by AMU’s directorate of distance education. However, the upturn of technology will make learning a dynamic experience for the students.