This paper mainly deals with the measurement of air quality by observing the concentration of pollutants in the atmosphere namely suspended particulate matter, NOx and SO2 at five different selected locations in Lucknow city. The locations for the study have been chosen on the basis of land use pattern. Each pollutant has been observed by 12 hours from 8:00 to 20:00 hours. According to air quality scale, the air quality status has been measured at each location and zone. From the study it is found that the residential zone has highest air quality index in comparison to other zones.