History of Allahabad University

About Allahabad University

University of Allahabad was established on Sep 23rd, 1887. AU is the 4th oldest university in Uttar Pradesh, India. Allahabad University has always accupied an esteemed place among the universities of India for over a century now. In 1892-93 the University began to invest some capital in the Government Securities.


In 1899-1900 its reserve fund amounted to Rs. 34,000. The University was thus now in a position to construct its own buildings. In 1909 the present site was selected for the Library, the Senate House and the Law college. These buildings, which now house the Registrar's Office, Senate Hall and the English Department, were designed by Sir Swinton Jacob and their construction was approved in 1910.

Constituent Colleges by Allahabad University

There are Following colleges of Allahabad University:

  • Chowdhary Mahadev Prasad Degree College
  • Ishwar Saran Degree College
  • Shyama Prasad Mukherjee Government Degree College
  • Allahabad Degree College
  • Arya Kanya Degree College
  • Ewing Christian College
  • Jagat Taran Girls Degree College.
  • Hamidia Girls Degree college
  • K.P. Training College
  • Rajarshi Tandon Girls Degree College
  • Sadanlal Sanwaldas Khanna Girls Degree College

Chowdhary Mahadev Prasad Degree College


Chowdhary Mahadev Prasad, A constituent postgraduate college of central university of Allahabad started in the year of 1950 with the financial help of Rs: 1,00,000/- from ‘Chaudhary Babu Mahadeo Prasad Trust’ and Rs 35000/ from Thakurani Bhagwati Devi, daughter of C.M.P. The college is under the governance of ‘Kayastha Pathshala’ which is the Asia’s biggest trust. You can visit web-site Click Here - Chowdhary Mahadev Prasad

C.M.P. Address Details:

Mahatma Gandhi Marg, Allahabad - 211002
You can Email - cmpdc1@gmail.com OR principal@cmpcollege.com

Ishwar Saran Degree College


Iswar Saran Degree College, a premier constituent college of the University of Allahabad came into existence in 1970 under the aegis of Harijan sewak sangh founded by late Munshi Iswar Saran, a close associate of Mahatma Gandhi. The bonding and association of late Munshi Ji with Mahatma Gandhi was so strong that he visited the campus twice which accorded the heritage significance to our institution. You can visit web-site Click Here - Iswar Saran PG College

Iswar Saran Degree College Address:

Allahabad - 211012, Contact: (0532) 264573, Fax: (0532) 2544578
You can Email - principal@isdc.ac.in OR info@isdc.ac.in OR admin@isdc.ac.in