About Aligarh Muslim University Engineering Entrance Exam

AMU Engineering entrance test is divided into two parts, Paper 1 and Paper 2. Candidates who have applied to the bachelors course of Architecture only are required to appear for Paper 2. The test is of 3 hours duration consisting of 150 multiple choice questions which comprise of 150 marks and questions are based on Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics.
Paper 1:
It is for those students, who are applying for Bachelor of Technology (B.Tech) program. The question paper consists of multiple choice type questions. Each question carries four options and the candidates have to find out the right answer from them. The questions in the paper are based on Mathematics, Chemistry and Physics.
Paper 2:
The candidates, who are seeking admission into Bachelor of Architecture (B.Arch) program, have to appear in the Paper-2 of AMU Engineering Entrance Exam. However, they must have also appeared in Paper 1. The paper two of the exam is particularly designed to test the aptitude of the candidates in the field of Architecture.

Study Level
Under Graduate
Mode of Test
Conducting Authority
Aligarh Muslim University

Test Format

180 Min

Duration of Test


Frequency per year


Score Range

1 Year

Test Score Validity


The candidate should have passed class XII or another qualifying exam recognized by the University with a minimum aggregate of 50% in Mathematics, English, Chemistry and Physics or must have a diploma in Engineering from AMU with a minimum aggregate of 50%.


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Departments for which this exam is relevant
Engineering & Technology

Application Fee

for B.Tech Applicants is Rs. 650/-
for B.Tech + B.Arch Applicants is Rs. 750/-

Application Process

  • Applications can be made through online and offline modes.
  • The Candidate has to attach the Admission Test Fee/Processing Charges (non-refundable) as mentioned against each course and submit a demand draft drawn in favor of Finance Officer, A M U, Aligarh payable at Aligarh, or they can also send the Cash receipt from the AMU Finance department.
  • Candidates must also mention their names, date of birth, course of study and Transaction ID on the back of demand draft/cash receipt and also submit a self attested photo copy of high school/secondary school examination certificate along with the application form.


Required Time: 6 months / 1 year

Preparation Tips

AMU Engineering entrance test is very competitive and securing a good score in the examination is very important in order to secure admission. To secure a good rank in the entrance test it is very important to prepare accordingly. It is recommended that students obtain complete clarity on the examination pattern and then make a clear preparation plan. One should give themselves an entire year to prepare for the examination. Refer to previous years question papers, reference books and enroll in a coaching institute.