The Aligarh Muslim University an Institution of National importance (Seventh Schedule, Article 246 of the Indian Constitution).
- AMU Ranked 90th among Asia University (Times Higher Education, Asia Ranking 2015).
- Zakir Hussain College of Engineering and Technology ranked 21th (The India Today - India's Best Engineeing College
- Faculty of Law ranked 6th (The India Today - India's Best Law College 2015)
- Jawahar Lal Nehru Medical College ranked 14th (The India Today - India's Best Medical College 2015)
- AMU Ranked 3rd among Indian Universities (Times Higher Education, Asia Ranking 2014).
- J.N. Medical College Ranked 15th ,The India Today-Nielsen Ranking of Best Medical Colleges of India-2014.
- Faculty of Law Ranked 6th ,The India Today-Nielsen Ranking of Law Colleges of India-2014
- AMU Ranked 50th, among top 100 institutions of higher learning in BRICS grouping-2014.
- AMU Ranked 5th , The Week-Hansa Research (Best Universities Survey) 2014.