Lucknow University was started by Raja Sir Mohammad Ali Mohammad Khan, Khan Bahadur, K.C.I.E. of Mahmudabad, who contributed an article to the columns of "The Pioneer urging the foundation of a University at Lucknow. A little later Sir Harcourt Butler, K.C.S.I., K.C.I.E, was appointed Lieutenant-Governor of the United Provinces, and his well-known interest in all matters under his jurisdiction, especially in matters educational, gave fresh life and vigour to the proposal. The first step to bring the University into being was taken when a General Committee of educationists and persons interested in university education appointed for the purpose, met in conference at Government House, Lucknow, on November, 10, 1919. At this meeting Sir Harcourt Butler, who was in the chair, outlined the proposed scheme for the new university. The Court of the University was constituted in March, 1921, and the first meeting of the Court was held on March 21, 1921, at which the Chancellor presided. The other University authorities such as the Executive Council, the Academic Council, and Faculties came into existence in August and September, 1921. Other Committees and Boards, both statutory and otherwise, were constituted in course of time. On July 17, 1921, the University undertook teaching -- both formal and informal. Teaching in the Faculties of Arts, Science, Commerce, and Law was being done in the Canning College and teaching in the Faculty of Medicine in the King Georges Medical College and Hospital. The Canning College was handed over to the University on July 1, 1922, although previous to this date the buildings, equipment, staff, etc., belonging to the Canning College had been ungrudgingly placed at the disposal of the University for the purposes of teaching and residence. The King Georges Medical College and the King Georges Hospital were transferred by the Government to the University on the March 1, 1921. The following three Colleges provided the nucleus for the establishment of the University: The King Georges Medical College. (Now Known as King Georges Medical University), The Canning College and The Isabella Thoburn College. The university has several department s like Ancient Indian History and Archaeology, Anthropology, Defence Studies, Demography, Economics, English, Geography, Hindi, Home Science, Journalism & Mass Communication, Library & Information Science, Linguistic, Literature, Music & Theatre, Modern Indian History, Oriental Persian, Persian, Philosophy, Political Science, Public Administration, Physiology, Sociology, Social Work, Sanskrit, Womens & Gender Studies, Urdu, Oriental Urdu and Faculty of Commerce. The Institute and centres at Lucknow University are Management Science, Tourism Studies, Development Studies, Urban Studies, Women Studies, Mass Communication, Information & Communication Technology Center, Institute of Modern Language and Institute of Social Research. The Notable Alumni are S. M. Jaffar General Secretary of Uttar Pradesh congress committee, Ex M.L.C, Atul Kumar ( Professor AcSIR-CDRI), inventor of anti-osteoporosis drug, Candidate and recipient of Organisation of Pharmaceutical Producers of India OPPI SCIENTIST Excellence AWARD, VIGYAN RATNA Samman, C.M. Naim, writer and academic, Vinod Bhakuni, biophysicist, Shanti Swarup Bhatnagar and N-BIOS laureate, Girjesh Govil, molecular biophysicist.
The following is the list of scholars from University of Lucknow who contributed and/or serves as editors for one or more OMICS International journals and conferences
The following is the list of proceedings by scholars from University of Lucknow that are published in OMICS International journals and conferences.