Universities in Rajasthan

With a rich tradition of folk music and dance, architecture, crafts and royal cuisine, Rajasthan is a popular destination for all. Famous for its camel fairs, sand dunes, bird-watching and safaris, this state is not only a favorite choice of the tourists but also of the students and scholars. The education system of the state has been largely influenced by efforts of both the state government and private players. This state spread largely across Great Indian Desert has several institutes of higher education. You will find a number of academic centers and universities in Rajasthan.

Types of Universities:

You can pursue programs at graduate, postgraduate, doctoral, diploma, PG diploma and certificate level in several streams at universities such as Jai Narain Vyas University. There are also specialized universities such as Rajasthan Agricultural University in Bikaner offering courses in specific fields of study.

You will also find institutes of national importance in the state such as Birla Institute of Technology & Science (BITS), Pilani. This state also has Banasthali University, which is residential in nature and meant for women. There is also an Open University in Rajasthan named Vardhaman Mahaveer Open University or Kota Open University.

Mode of Learning and Functioning:

Rajasthan has academic centers of excellence such as Janardan Rai Nagar Rajasthan Vidyapeeth University, which offer exchange programs with renowned institutes from other parts of the globe. Some Rajasthan universities offer programs only at the campuses where as others such as University of Rajasthan and Maharishi Dayanand Saraswati University Ajmer conducts programs at its campuses as well as through affiliated colleges. Universities such as Jain Vishva Bharati University also offer distance learning programs apart from regular courses.

Some universities and institutes in Rajasthan also have placement cells to assist the students in recruitment. There are other universities which offer extension programs including training to transfer technologies.

Name/Address Phone/Email
University of Rajasthan Jaipur 302 004. Rajasthan 0141-511863/ 510813
Rajasthan Agricultural University Bikaner 334 002, Rajasthan Fax 91-0151-71092 Tel 0151- 61476
Rajasthan Vidyapeeth Udaipur 313001, Rajasthan. 0294-561104
I.A.S.E. DEEMED UNIVERSITY Ghandi vidya mandir , shardharshar Rajasthan Phone: 01564-22364/3517 Email:iaseduniv@sancharnet.in Web: www.iaseduniv.org
Jai Narain Vyas University, Bhagat ki Kothi, Pali Road, Jodhpur Ph : 91-291-432947, Fax : 91-291-649465 Web : www.jnvu.edu.in
Kota Open University, Rawat Bhata Road Akhelgarh, Kota Rajasthan – 324010 Ph : 91-744-421254 / 426971, Fax : 91-744-426159
Maharshi Dayanand Saraswati University, Pushkar Bye Pass Ajmer, Rajasthan – 305001 Ph : 91-145-787055, 787049, 787055
Mohanlal Sukhadia University, Udaipur 313001, Rajasthan Ph : 91-294-2471035, Fax : 91-294-2471150 Email : registrar@mlsu.org, Web : www.mlsu.org
Rajasthan Agricultural University, Sriganganagar Road, Beechwal, Bikaner, Rajasthan – 334002 Ph : (91) 151-250292 Fax : (91) 151-250336 Email : dpg@raub.raj.nic.in
University of Rajasthan, JLN Marg, Jaipur 302004 Rajasthan Ph : 91-141-2711070, 2708824 Email : nkjain@uniraj.ernet.in, Web : www.uniraj.ernet.in
Rajasthan Vidyapeeth Deemed University, Pratap Nagar, Udaipur, Rajasthan – 313001 Ph :0294-492441, Fax : 0294-492440 Email : info@rvduniversity.com, Web : www.rvduniversity.com
JRN, Rajasthan Vidyapeeth Deemed University, 93, Parshawanath Cololny, Ajmer Road, Jaipur Ph : 0141 – 5176118, 0141 – 2810455 Web : www.jnrvuniversity.com