University of Rajasthan

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University of Rajasthan
University of Rajasthan logo.png
Motto Dharmo Vishwasya Jagatah Pratishtha
Type Public
Established 1948
Chancellor Kalyan Singh
Vice-Chancellor R. K. Kothari[1]
Location Jaipur, Rajasthan, India
Campus Urban
Affiliations UGC,[2] AIU[3]

University of Rajasthan is a public and state university and one of the oldest universities in the Indian state Rajasthan, located in the city Jaipur. It was set up on 8 January 1947 as the University of Rajputana and was given its current name in the year 1956.[4]

Locations and buildings[edit]


Entrance gate of Rajasthan University

Spread in approximately 2.8529 km² or 1020180 yd² Square Yards on Jawaharlal Nehru Marg also known as the central spine of Jaipur the central campus incubates various Departments, Libraries, Sports Complexes etc.

Faculties and departments[edit]

The university has the following faculties and departments:

Faculty of Arts[edit]

Department of Sanskrit
  • Department of English
  • Department of European Languages, Literature and Culture Studies
  • Department of Hindi
  • Department of Philosophy
  • Department of Sanskrit

Faculty of Science[edit]

  • Department of Physics

Faculty of Commerce[edit]

  • Department of Accountancy and Business Statistics
  • Department of Business Administration
  • Department of Economic Administration and Financial Management

Faculty of Education[edit]

  • Department of Literal Education
  • Department of Library & Information
  • Department of Physical Education

Faculty of Fine Arts[edit]

  • Department of Dramatics
  • Department of Drawing and Painting
  • Department of Music
  • Department of Visual Arts

Faculty of Law[edit]

  • Department of Law
  • Department of Criminology & Justice
  • University Five Year Law College
  • University Law College (morning)
  • University Law College Center II (evening)

Faculty of Management[edit]

  • R. A. Poddar Institute of Management

Faculty of Social Sciences[edit]

  • Department of Anthropology
  • Department of Economics
  • Department of History & Indian Culture
  • Department of Political Science
  • Department of Public Administration
  • Department of Sociology

Faculty of Technology[edit]

  • Department
  • Neuroscience
  • Nanotechnology
  • Biotechnology & Bioinformatics
  • Biochemistry

Faculty of Business Administration[edit]

  • Masters of Commerce in Business Administration
  • Masters of Human Resource Management
  • Masters of Information Management
  • Executive MBA & Ph.D.
  • Post Graduate Diploma in marketing (three years)

Interdisciplinary programmes[edit]

  • Department of Construction Management
  • Department of Development Studies
  • Department of Project Management
  • Department of Public Health Science
  • Department of Urban & Rural Development Studies

Residential student halls[edit]

This university has 16 student halls, a modern sports complex, and a large modern swimming pool with professional coaching.

University library[edit]

See University of Rajasthan Library

University centers[edit]

  • Indira Gandhi Centre for Human Ecology, Environment Studies, and Population Studies
  • University Centre for Computer Science and Information Technology
  • Social Science Research Centre
  • South Asia Study Centre
  • Centre for European Studies
  • Centre for Jain Studies
  • Centre for Jyotirvigyan
  • Centre for Development of Physics Education
  • Centre for Non-Conventional Energy Resources
  • Center for Converging Technologies (CCT)
  • Centre for Ambedkar Studies
  • Centre for Buddhist Studies
  • Centre for Gandhian Studies
  • Centre for the Study of Local Self Government
  • Centre for Mass Communication
  • Centre for Museology & Conservation
  • Centre for Nehru Studies
  • Centre for Rajasthan Studies
  • Centre for the Study of Social Exclusion & Inclusion Policy
  • Center For Women Studies

Constituent Colleges[edit]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Vice-Chancellor". University of Rajasthan. Retrieved 13 November 2017.
  2. ^ "State University Directory, University Grants Commission, India". Retrieved 2014-09-18.
  3. ^ "Association of Indian Universities member list". Retrieved 2014-09-18.
  4. ^ "University of Rajasthan: An Overview". Archived from the original on 2 July 2014. Retrieved 30 June 2014.
  5. ^ a b c d "Rajasthan University: Mad scramble begins for college hostel seats - Times of India". The Times of India. Retrieved 2017-12-26.

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