The University of Kota (UOK) is a public university in Kota, Rajasthan, India. It was established with the ascent of the Governor of Rajasthan, and recognized by the UGC in 2003 under the state act. It offers both undergraduate and postgraduate courses. Her Excellency Smt. Margaret Alva, The Governor of Rajasthan, is the chancellor and Prof Madhu Sudan Sharma is the vice Chancellor of the university. At present, the University of Kota has 175 affiliated colleges and autonomous departments across the six districts of the Rajasthan state, Kota,Jhalawar, Bundi, Baran, Karauli and Sawai Madhopur are under the territorial jurisdiction of the University. The University has six faculties Arts, Science, Social Sciences, Commerce and Management, Law and Education.
The mission of the University of Kota is to make this university a great seat of learning and to establish centers of excellence in Departments for teaching and research in different faculties and interdisciplinary fields through which students can bring out their hidden potentialities in lime light and contribute effectively towards the development of their beloved motherland ‘Bharat’ and humanity as whole.