University of Rajasthan
is the oldest university in the Indian state of Rajasthan
. It was set up on 8 January 1947 as the University of Rajputana
and was given its current name in 1956.
University of Rajasthan is the centre of tertiary education in Rajasthan and attracts students from other parts of India and overseas. The central campus is in the city of Jaipur
. The University of Rajasthan has 6 constituent colleges, 11 recognised research centres, 37 postgraduate departments and 305 affiliated colleges. The University offers 37 Ph.D. programs, 20 M.Phil. courses, 48 Master's degree courses and 14 Bachelor degree courses. It has been accredited A+ by NAAC
The University of Rajasthan is the oldest institution of higher learning in Rajasthan. It was established on 8 January 1947, as the University of Rajputana with the main objective of disseminating knowledge and catering to the needs of the students of Rajasthan. It had jurisdiction over the entire state. In the year 1956, the Rajputana University was renamed as the University of Rajasthan, keeping intact its enveloping jurisdiction. With the successive creation of other universities, its affiliating jurisdiction has come down to only seven districts of Rajasthan, but it is still the hub of higher education in Rajasthan paving the way for the other universities.
University of Rajasthan is a multi-faculty university and is recognized under 2f and 12B of U.G.C since its inception. Its Central Campus... Read More