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Where is Rajasthan University ?
Who Built Rajasthan University ?
Explane The University of Rajasthan?

Mar 31st, 2009 10:33
engatoo engatoo, Roj Merry, Mansour suliman, alex martin, vijay y, Info4 india,

The University of Rajasthan is the oldest institution of higher 
in Rajasthan. It was established on 8th January, 1947, as the 
of Rajputana  with the main objective of disseminating knowledge and
catering to the needs of the students of Rajasthan. It  had 
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, but  it is still the hub of
Higher Education in Rajasthan paving the way for the other 
It attracts students from all over Rajasthan and other parts of India
and abroad.
University of Rajasthan is a multi-faculty University and is recognized
under 2f and 12B of U.G.C since its inception.  It has 36 Post Graduate
Departments, 15 recognized Research Centers ,6 Constituent Colleges and
500 Affiliated Colleges spanning 6 districts. The location of the
University is Urban and its Central Campus is spread over 285.50 acres
and the satellite campus, comprising the Constituent Colleges, is 
over 149.53 acres.
The University aims to impart higher education with quality and social
relevance.  It provides academic and research facilities in various
streams to the students studying in University Departments, university
Constituent Colleges and Affiliated Colleges/Institutions.  University
of Rajasthan offers 37 Ph.D. Programs, 20 M.Phil courses, 48 Master
degree courses, and 14 Bachelor degree courses.  Besides focusing on
dissemination of knowledge and search for excellence in teaching and
research, the University prepares the students as good future citizens
and endeavors to inculcate amongst them a sense of discipline and  
dedication. The University is transforming its curricular activities
keeping in view the recent trends of development.
The University generates cost effective resources to achieve financial
self-sufficiency. Self financing courses are offered both at U.G. and
P.G. level. Being both teaching and affiliating University, it ensures
equitable distribution of facilities for higher education in different
parts of the state under its jurisdiction.
The University encourages its teachers to undertake research activities
and gives financial support to attend seminars and workshops. Financial
grants are also given for Organizing Conferences. Interdisciplinary
approach and collaborative research are being encouraged to achieve
excellence in education.
Support Services in the University        
To strengthen  teaching and research, support services are being 
provided by the University. The University has one of the best
university  libraries in India. It has nearly 3.33 lakh books, hundreds
of journals, microfilms, and magnificent archival documents.
Photostating and internet access  are also made available at  the
library. The library also provides inter-library loan facility to its
The University has a modern Sports Complex. It has also a swimming 
which has been a  venue of many National Swimming Meets. The University
has always accorded a high priority to games and sports. Facilities for
all major indoor and outdoor games are available at the Constituent
Colleges as well. Fully developed indoor stadium along with a yoga
centre are the unique attractions of the Sports Complex. Besides this,
the Department of Physical Education has started a postgraduate diploma
and  a masters' programme in Physical Education.
The University provides  Allopathic, Ayurvedic, and Homeopathic
facilities at its Health Center.  Medicines are provided free of cost.
Health checkups  are arranged from time to time. Blood donation camps
are also  organized . Consultation is also available to the outsiders.
A Students Advisory Bureau exists since 1962 with the motto: "We do not
believe in framing the future for next generation, rather we wish to
frame the next generation for the future."
Residential accommodation is provided to the teachers and  the 
The university has 16 hostels, 9 for boys, 7 for girls. The University
is going to construct two hostels one for SC girls and other for SC 
with 45% assistance from the ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment
with a cost of Rs. 5 crores. Besides hostels,  there are Teachers
Hostel, Working Women Hostel and faculty residences located at the main
campus. Some  residences  are for the non-teaching employees as well.  
The University has an eco-friendly environment. The nursery-cum-garden
office of the university looks after lawns and parks. The university 
 nursery  which has  some rare plants and shrubs.
In order to stimulate and coordinate various activities of the students
the Dean of Students' Welfare is provided grants and facilities.  The
Dean, Students Welfare, is also Advisor of  International Students.
The University has also an Academic Staff College which was set-up  by
the UGC in 1988 for an  overall development of  young university and
college teachers.  The ASC organizes  Refresher and Orientation
Programmes. The Refresher Courses are discipline-specific, whereas the
Orientation Programmes are interdisciplinary. The later aims to  
over all intellectual worth of the teacher. The ASC is ranked one of 
first ten best Academic Staff  Colleges of India.
University Service and Instrumentation Center  is also functioning.  
center has an adequate workshop under its control with facilities for
mechanical (Lathe machines, Milling Machines etc.), glass blowing,
electronics, welding, and gas filling shops and an analytical 
sections. The center houses costly instruments such as (1) 
X-Ray Diffractometer DIANO (USA) make, (2) Phillips Liquid Nitrogen
Plant with 6 liter per hour 
The University has established a UGC Infonet Center which coordinates
all the activity of UGC Infonet Project at University of Rajasthan end.
The centre  will further distribute and maintain the internet
connectivity over Campus Wide Area Network making it available to
constituent colleges, teaching departments, research centers, and
administrative units. The Center maintains and  host University Website
and Mail-server. The center will also coordinate and maintain Intranet
of University when it comes up.
The University has a Press. It looks after the requirements of the
university. It is being modernized with assistance from UGC during the
tenth plan.
The Guest House of the university is well maintained. It is the pride 
the University. Recently it was expanded with seven rooms.