University of Rajasthan

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University of Rajasthan
राजस्थान विश्वविद्यालय
University of Rajasthan logo.gif
Motto धर्मो विश्वस्य जगतः प्रतिस्था (Dharmo Vishwasya Jagatah Pratishtha)
Type Public
Established 1948
Chancellor Kalyan Singh
Location Jaipur, Rajasthan, India
Campus Urban
Affiliations UGC,[1] AIU[2]

University of Rajasthan (Hindi: राजस्थान विश्वविद्यालय) 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.[3]

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 Botany
  • Department of Chemistry
  • Department of Geography
  • Department of Geology
  • Department of Home Science
  • Department of Mathematics
  • Department of Physics
  • Department of Psychology
  • Department of Statistics
  • Department of Zoology

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 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 of Computer Science & Technology
  • Mechanics
  • Neuroscience
  • Nanotechnology
  • Biotechnology & Bioinformatics
  • Biochemistry & Molecular Biology
  • Environmental Technology Management
  • Food and Nutrition Technology
  • Information & Communication Technology (ICT)
  • Transportation Management Engineering

Faculty of Business Administration[edit]

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

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 and centers[edit]

See University of Rajasthan Library

  • Centre for European Studies
  • Centre for Jain Studies
  • Centre for Jyotirvigyan
  • University Centre for Computer Science and Information Technology
  • Centre for Development of Physics Education
  • Centre for Non Conventional Energy Resources
  • Center for Converging Technologies(CCT)
  • Centre for Ambedker 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
  • Social Science Research Centre
  • South Asia Study Centre

Constituent Colleges[edit]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "State University Directory, University Grants Commission, India". Retrieved 2014-09-18. 
  2. ^ "Association of Indian Universities member list". Retrieved 2014-09-18. 
  3. ^ "University of Rajasthan: An Overview". Retrieved 30 June 2014. 

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