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University of Rajasthan
Official seal of University of Rajasthan
MottoDharmo Vishwasya Jagatah Pratishtha
TypeState university
Established1948 (76 years ago) (1948)
ChancellorKalraj Mishra
Vice-ChancellorAlpana Kateja[1]

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 Jaipur
University of Rajasthan
Location in Jaipur
University of Rajasthan is located in Rajasthan
University of Rajasthan
Location in Rajasthan
University of Rajasthan is located in India
University of Rajasthan
Location in India

University of Rajasthan is a public and state university in Jaipur, Rajasthan, India and is one of the oldest universities in the state. It was set up on 8 January 1947 as the University of Rajasthan 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. Many sports are organized every year in the university. 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

Affiliated colleges

Its jurisdiction extends over the two districts Dausa and Jaipur. As of 2018, University of Rajasthan has published a list of 255 Affiliated Colleges.[6]

Constituent colleges

Notable alumni


  1. ^ "Vice-Chancellor".
  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. ^ "University of Rajasthan - Main Website". Retrieved 26 October 2022.
  7. ^ a b c d "Rajasthan University: Mad scramble begins for college hostel seats - Times of India". The Times of India. Retrieved 26 December 2017.
  8. ^ "Jagdeep Dhankhar: NDA's VP candidate is a Jat leader, coffee lover and Mamata-critic". Tribune India. 16 July 2022.