Pandit Deendayal Upadhyaya Shekhawati University

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Former names
Shekhawati University
Type Public
Established 2012 (2012)
Chancellor Kalyan Singh
Vice-Chancellor B.L. Sharma
Location Katrathal, Sikar district, Rajasthan, India
Campus Rural
Affiliations UGC[1]

Pandit Deendayal Upadhyaya Shekhawati University[2] formerly known as Shekhawati University is public state university situated in the village Katrathal of the Sikar district of the Indian state Rajasthan. The sole purpose of the university is to cater the study needs of the students from the Shekhawati region.


The university was established in the year 2012 by Rajasthan Legislative Assembly by passing The Shekhawati University, Sikar Bill, 2012.[3] The jurisdiction of university is Shekhawati region which comprises Sikar, Jhunjhunu and Churu districts of the Rajasthan state.


The university allotted 30 acres of land near to the village Katrathal on state highway 8 to construct its campus. Presently the campus is under construction and the university is functioning in a temporary campus in Sikar city.


The university is planning to start postgraduate courses in the faculty of social sciences from the start of academic session 2014-2015 to cater the needs of students in Sikar and nearby districts.[4]

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