University of Rajasthan

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University of Rajasthan
University of Rajasthan logo.png
MottoDharmo Vishwasya Jagatah Pratishtha
TypeState university
Established1948 (74 years ago) (1948)
ChancellorGovernor of Rajasthan
Vice-ChancellorRajeev Jain[1]

Coordinates: 26°53′07″N 75°49′12″E / 26.8852°N 75.8199°E / 26.8852; 75.8199
AffiliationsUGC,[2] AIU[3]
University of Rajasthan is located in Rajasthan
University of Rajasthan
Location in Rajasthan
University of Rajasthan is located in India
University of Rajasthan
University of Rajasthan (India)

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


Entrance gate of Rajasthan University

Spread in approximately 285.29 hectares (705.0 acres) on Jawaharlal Nehru Marg also known as the central spine of Jaipur the central campus incubates various departments, libraries, sports complexes etc. The University has always accorded a high priority to games and sports. The University has a modern sports complex, and also a swimming pool, the latter has been the venue of many National Swimming Meets and inter University-National Tournaments.[5]

Organisation and administration[edit]

Constituent Colleges[edit]

Notable alumni[edit]

Arts, Cinema And Literature[edit]

Politics and Law[edit]

Name Class


Degree College Notability References
Vidyadhar Govind Oak former Chief Justice of Allahabad High Court
Vibhuti Bhushan Sharma Additional Advocate General, Gov. Of Rajasthan

Science, Technology and Medicine[edit]

Name Class


Degree College Notability References
Jainendra K. Jain Maharaja Professor of Physics at Pennsylvania State University
Vineet Soni 1997-2005 Department of Botany, University Campus Plant Biologist at Mohanlal Sukhadia University
Dr D.P. Sharma 1995 University Computer Center, University Campus Research Professor, Digital Diplomat & International Consultant (IT), ILO-UN & National Ambassador, Swachh Bharat Mission, Govt of India


Name Class


Degree College Notability References
Ashok Kumar field hockey player


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

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