Rajiv Gandhi University

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Rajiv Gandhi University
Rajiv Gandhi University.jpg
Former names
Arunachal University
TypePublic
Established4 February 1984
Vice-ChancellorProf. Saket Kushwaha
Academic staff
209
Administrative staff
256
Students994
Location
Rono-Hills, Doimukh
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27°08′50″N 93°46′01″E / 27.14722°N 93.76694°E / 27.14722; 93.76694Coordinates: 27°08′50″N 93°46′01″E / 27.14722°N 93.76694°E / 27.14722; 93.76694
CampusRural
AffiliationsUniversity Grants Commission (India)
Websitewww.rgu.ac.in

Rajiv Gandhi University (RGU) (Hindi: राजीव गांधी विश्वविद्यालय) is Central University, earlier known as Arunachal University, established in 1984, is the oldest university in the Indian state of Arunachal Pradesh. The foundation stone for the university was laid by the then Prime Minister of India Late Smt. Indira Gandhi. The university was renamed as Rajiv Gandhi University in 2005.

Status[edit]

Rajiv Gandhi University has been a Central University under the Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD), Government of India since 9 April 2007. Rajiv Gandhi University, formerly known as Arunachal University, was established by the state government of Arunachal Pradesh, in 1984. In 2005 the same has been renamed as Rajiv Gandhi University.

Affiliated colleges[edit]

Before the inception of Rajiv Gandhi University, colleges of Arunachal Pradesh were affiliated to North Eastern Hill University, Shillong.

Faculty[edit]

Faculty of Education
Faculty of Languages
Faculty of Social Science
Faculty of Basic Science
Faculty of Environmental Science
Faculty of Life Science
Faculty of Engineering & Technology
Faculty of Information Technology
Faculty of Commerce and Management Studies

Institute and Centers[edit]

  • Arunachal Institute of Tribal Studies
  • Institute of Distance Education
  • Center for Excellence in Biodiversity
  • Computer & Information Center
  • Centre for Women Studies
  • Bio-informatics centre
  • Centre for youth developmemt and leadership Studies
  • Centre for Development studies
  • physical education centre


Int. Scholarships[edit]

  • Scholarship in Europe. Link: [1]

Students Housing[edit]

Girls Hostels

  • Pare Hall of Residence
  • Dibang Hall of Residence
  • Kameng Hall of Residence
  • Yomgo Halls of Residence

Boys Hostels

  • Subansiri Halls of Residence
  • Lohit Halls of Residence
  • Siang Halls of Residence
  • Tirap Halls of Residence
  • Panyor Halls of Residence

Festivals[edit]

Arunachal Panorama- the Festival of Diversity Uni-Fest V.C Trophy Inter-college Youth Festival

References[edit]

2. https://www.rgu.ac.in/About/AdministrationDetails/5

https://www.northeasttoday.in/rajiv-gandhi-university-gets-new-vice-chancellor/

https://www.sentinelassam.com/news/rajiv-gandhi-university-gets-new-vice-chancellor-arunachal-pradesh/

http://www.assamtribune.com/scripts/detailsnew.asp?id=oct0718/oth051

https://www.business-standard.com/article/pti-stories/prof-saket-kushwaha-appointed-new-vc-of-rgu-118100200532_1.html

https://www.jagran.com/bihar/darbhanga-rajiv-gandhi-became-the-vicechancellor-prof-saket-kushwaha-18488035.html

https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/varanasi/south-campus-of-bhu-will-have-new-facilities/articleshow/60498804.cms

External links[edit]