• Establishment Year

    Old

    1947

    age = 70 years

  • university type

    Public
  • university NAAC grade

    A

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Available University Facilities

  • Hostel

  • Classroom

  • Laboratory

  • Sports

  • Library

More about University of Rajasthan

The University of Rajasthan is the oldest institution in the state of Rajasthan, established in the year 1947 this public university has been recognized by UGC and AIU and has been accredited with grade 'A' by NAAC.

Formerly known as University of Rajputana, the idea of having an institution for higher degree in the Rajputana States was proposed by the then ruling princes and chiefs after which all the colleges were then affiliated to either Agra or Delhi, later on in 1942 with the constant efforts of the then Prime Minister of Jaipur Sir Mirza Ismail and his successor Sir V.T. Krishnamachari the University was established at Jaipur in Kesargarh Fort.

Been at Kesargarh Fort for long, the University was then shifted to its current location by Maharaja Sawai Man Singh, at Jawahar Lal Nehru Marg, Jaipur, Rajasthan. The University is 7.9 km away from Jaipur Railway station and 2.6 km from Jaipur Airport.

The campus is spread over in an area of 300 acres and has all basic infrastructural amenities like Hostels, Sports complex, Moot court, gymnasium, Laboratories, Computer Labs, Auditorium, Music Room, Library, Cafeteria, Hospital, well-equipped classrooms, smart class, Seminar hall, swimming pool and Wi-Fi.   

It offers various courses in Arts, Commerce, Education, Fine Art, Law, Management, Science and Social Science, offering M.A., M.Sc., Ph.D., Certificate and Diploma.

It has following academic faculties which have sub-departments,

  • Faculty of Arts
  • Faculty of Commerce
  • Faculty of Education
  • Faculty of Engineering and Technology
  • Faculty of Fine Arts
  • Faculty of Law
  • Faculty of Management
  • Faculty of Science
  • Faculty of Social Science

It also has specialised departments like Jain Studies, Rajasthan studies, women studies and anthropology under the faculty of arts and faculty of social science.

The college admits students on the basis of merit and in certain courses by entrance exam like admission in all PG courses is through URATPG which starts its application in May and the exam is held in June and then the result is announced in July.

Similarly, RULET is the entrance exam for the five-years integrated Law program (B.A.LLB) and PBMET exam for B.Ed. and M.Ed. conducted by University of Rajasthan. PIM-MAT and PMET are the entrance exam for MBA and M.Ed, respectively. It also accepts GATE scores for MBA and offers scholarships accordingly.

The university is ranked amongst the 100 National Institutional Ranking Frame work (MHRD) in 2017 and has more than 2700 research papers published in last 5 years. The university also has MoU with Universities of France, America, Japan, Britain, Canada, Japan, Australia and Scotland for student and faculty exchange programs.

The university has 7 constituent colleges and 1139 affiliated colleges. Following is the list of constituent colleges;

University Commerce College

University Law College

University Law College II

University 5 Year Law College

University Maharaja College

University Maharani College

University Rajasthan College

 

The university has a record of good placements at the end of the year, in the year 2016 around 60 companies visited the campus for recruitment, big companies like Moti Sons jewelers, Jaipur, Azeez  jobs Pvt. Ltd., LIC, Hotel Mansingh, Forbes Eureka, Hotel Grand Uniara, Uber, Amazon, Fortis Escorts, Reliance etc.

Available College Facilities

University of Rajasthan campus has been spread over the land area of 300 Acres. The campus is at JLN road, Jaipur Rajasthan. The infrastructure of the University is good and has been accredited with 'A' grade from NAAC.

The students are ensured with various facilities of Hostel, Canteen, Classrooms, laboratories, Internet, Projectors. The classrooms are highly maintained, to ensure better teaching, the projectors are used, where the teaching and learning process are made easy through e-learning.

There are separate Hostel Building for girls and boys.The Hostel provides Single and Double seating, and a room consists of a table, chair, bed and cupboard per student. Along with the above facilities, there is the provision of Telephone, News paper, and Water Cooler, in each block of the Hostel.

There is the availability of a Mess or Canteen inside the campus, and also, the campus is located in a well connected area of the city, having various eating hubs around.

The campus has all basic infrastructural amenities like Sports complex, Moot court, gymnasium, Laboratories, Computer Labs, Auditorium, Music Room, Library, Cafeteria, Hospital, well-equipped classrooms, smart class, Seminar hall, swimming pool and Wi-Fi.

Hostel

The university at present has 18 hostels out of which 13 are at the niversity campus and rest are with the constituent colleges. 

The hostel conducts an annual festival in every hostel, and every hostel has its own unique tradition to go with.

'Basant' an inter-hostel sports meet is organized every year to create an atmosphere of games and camaraderie.

Facilities available in Hostel

  • Boys Hostel
  • Girls Hostel
  • Dormitory
  • AC Rooms
  • Non AC Rooms
  • Wi-Fi
  • Cafetaria
  • ATM
  • General Store
  • Gym
  • Medical Clinic / Shop
  • CCTV
  • Bookshop
  • Laundry
  • Air Cooler Rooms
  • Power Backup
  • Post Office
  • Parking for Two / Four Wheelers
  • Salon
  • TV Room
  • Photocopy Machines
Classroom

The classrooms in University of Rajasthan are fully furnished, they also have Audio and Visual aid for better learning experience.

Facilities available in Classroom

  • Wi-Fi
  • AC
  • Projector
  • Audio-Visual Teaching Aids
Laboratory

The University of Rajasthan has well-equipped laboratories for each department.

 

Facilities available in Laboratory

  • AC Labs
  • Student:Computer Ratio
  • Computers in Labs
Sports

University hosts various indoor and outdoor sports activities

Facilities available in Sports

  • Swimming Pool
  • Basketball Court
  • Tennis Court
  • Cricket Ground
  • Football Ground
  • Badminton Court
  • Shooting Ranges
  • Table Tennis
  • Volleyball Court
Library

The Library at University of Rajasthan has around 4.7 lac books and a subscription of 150 journals and popular magazines. It also has around 7000 E-Journals for online access.

It has a capacity of about 400 students and is located near the main gate of the campus.

The Library provides the following services in addition to consultation and lending facilities of books:

  • Reference Services
  • Current awareness services
  • Reprographic services
  • E-journals online accessibility
  • Internet and e-mail facility
  • CD-ROM Data Base Search services

Facilities available in Library

  • Number of books
  • Number of online journals
  • Number of magazine subscriptions
  • Computerized library
  • Book bank facility