Alawalpur is located at 31°26′N75°39′E / 31.43°N 75.65°E / 31.43; 75.65. It has an average elevation of 232 metres (761 feet).It is located on the KartarpurAdampur road. Alawalpur has a reasonably good market providing all items of daily use to the people living nearby. Villages surrounding Alawalpur include Doltpur, Dhogri, Sikandarpur, Sarmastpur, Sanghwal, Kishangarh and several more. D.A.V University has been recently established in the village Sarmastpur, very close to Alawalpur. This institute is helping the local people in getting the higher education and providing career opportunities.
As of 2001[update] India census, Alawalpur had a population of 7172. Males constitute 52% of the population and females 48%. Alawalpur has an average literacy rate of 73%, higher than the national average of 59.5%; with 55% of the males and 45% of females literate. 12% of the population is under 6 years of age.