Year Founded: 1920

Contact Name: Shri B.L. Joshi

Contact No: 0522-2740086



Location: IPPR Center , Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh, India

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University of Lucknow, Lucknow came into being in 1920, carries forward the legacy of prestigious Canning College, which was itself founded in 1867 by Raja Dakshinaranjan Mukherjee. The King George's Medical College and Isabella Thoburn College were other influences behind establishment of the university. It is a public university, recognized by UGC. It was set up as a result of the far-reaching recommendations of the Sadler Commission which had been set up in 1917 to just investigate the "“conditions and prospects of the University of Calcutta".

 The Lucknow University Act, No. V of 1920, received the assent of the Lieutenant-Governor on 1st Nov, and of the Governor-General 1920.Three Colleges provided the nucleus for the establishment of the University .The King George's Medical College. (Now Known as King George's Medical University), The Canning College, The Isabella Thoburn College. The Court of the University was constituted in 1921, and the first meeting of the Court was held in 1921, at which the Chancellor presided. The other University authorities such as the Executive Council, the Academic Council, and Faculties came into existence in 1921.

Campus of University of Lucknow, Lucknow :-

The New Campus constructed on 75 acres of land is being used for the teaching of management and law courses. The College was shifted from its original abode, the Aminuddaulah Palace, to a number of places, one after another, including the Lal Baradari. At last, it was housed in its own building at Kaisar Bagh. Over three decades the Canning College remained in the Kaisar Bagh building.

Facilties in  University of Lucknow, Lucknow:-

  • Library
  • NSS & NCC
  • Laboratories
  • Computer Centre

Faculties/ Department at University of Lucknow, Lucknow

  • Arts
  • Commerce
  •  Education
  • Fine Arts
  • Law
  • Science
  • Ayurveda

Entrance exam at University of Lucknow, Lucknow

  • University of Lucknow conducts Uttar Pradesh B.Ed. Joint Entrance Exam (JEE) for admission to B. Ed.program.
  • CAT (Common Admission Test) for admission to  MBA.
    Lucknow University Computer Science Admission Test - LUCSAT Entrance Exam is an entrance examination conducted by Lucknow University for admission to MCA course of department of Computer Science in Lucknow University.
  • Uttar Pradesh State Entrance Exam (UPSEE) is an entrance exam which is conducted by the Uttar Pradesh Technical University (UPTU), Lucknow for taking admissions into degree programs in Engineering B.Tech/B.Tech (Ag. Engg)/Pharmacy (B.Pharm)/Architecture (B.Arch)/ Hotel Management (BHMCT)/Fashion and Apparel Design (BFAD).
  • University of Lucknow conducts PhD entrance in the MPEd, MPhil, BPEd, MCA, and PDGCA
    M.Ed. Entrance Test is conducted for M.Ed.program.
  • Integral University Lucknow Entrance Examination for Admission to UnderGraduate/PostGraduate courses in Engineering and Technology, Architecture, Pharmacy, Applied Sciences, Education, Management and Research, Computer Applications and Medical Sciences programs.

Placement Cell  in University of Lucknow -

The Department of Business Administration provides campus placement for its students. Some of the top recruiting companies are Ltech India Software systems Pvt.Ltd, Reserve bank of India, HCL Info systems, MTS India, SIDBI, PEPSICO India and many more.

Courses offered by University of Lucknow All Courses 

Masters in Business Administration in Finance & Control


Category: Finance

Degree: MBA

Mode: Full Time

Medium: Campus

Duration: 2 Years


The two-year full-time program leading to the award of MBA (Finance & Control) degree is a post graduate highly professional course for career opportunities in the key areas of Finance. With..

Post Graduate Diploma in Financial Markets & Portfolio Management


Category: Finance

Degree: PGDM

Mode: Full Time

Medium: Campus

Duration: 1 Year


The one-year full-time program leading to the award of Post Graduate Diploma in Financial Markets and Portfolio Management has been specially designed to create a cadre of professionals with..

Bachelor of Arts in English(Honours)


Category: English

Degree: B.A. Honours

Mode: Full Time

Medium: Campus

Duration: 3 Years


Bachelor of arts in Philosophy(Honours)


Category: Philosophy

Degree: B.A. Honours

Mode: Full Time

Medium: Campus

Duration: 3 Years


Bachelor of Arts in Psychology(Honours)


Category: Psychology

Degree: B.A. Honours

Mode: Full Time

Medium: Campus

Duration: 3 Years


Name : University of Lucknow
Location : IPPR Center
City : Lucknow
State : Uttar Pradesh
Country : India
Contact Name : Shri B.L. Joshi
Contact No : 0522-2740086
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