Central University of Rajasthan
The Central University of Rajasthan was established by an Act of Parliament (Act No. 25 of 2009) on 20th March, 2009 as a Central University, andis fully funded by the Government of India.
The President of India, Her Excellency Smt. Pratibha Devisingh Patil, is the Visitor of Central University of Rajasthan.
The Vice Chancellor
The President of India, in her capacity as the Visitor of the University, has appointed Prof. M. M. Salunkhe as the First Vice Chancellor of the University.
The Objects of the University
The "objects of the University" as envisaged in the Central Universities Act 2009 are:
The University is newly established. The decision about location and allocation of the land to the University is pending with the Central Government.
Temporary Office Address of the University:
Central University of Rajasthan, 16, Navdurga Colony, Near Fortis Hospital, Opp. Hotel Clarks Amer, J.L.N. Marg, Jaipur-302017. Rajasthan.
Temporary Address for the conduct of the Academic Programmes:
Malaviya National Institute of Technology(MNIT), J.L.N. Marg, Jaipur - 302017.
State of Rajasthan has a total population (2001 Census) of about 5,65,07,188, the urban population being 23.38%. The literacy rate is 61.03% with male-75.7% and female - 43.9%. The major industries in Rajasthan are mineral, agro and heritage based. The strengths of Rajasthan include abundant availability of minerals, open & responsive government, proximity to Gurgaon and Delhi, which are now getting saturated, relatively better law and order scenario as compared to many other states in North India, very good living conditions - good civic infrastructure, residential, educational and medical facilities, road, power & water, avenues for recreation and tourism. Rajasthan is having good road network. It is extensively connected through a network of state and national highways and has well developed road network in cities. The state taps power from conventional and non-conventional sources. It has industrial estates across the state and has continuously improving telecommunication infrastructure, presence of major nationalized and commercial banks like ICICI, HDFC, UTI, Citibank, HSBC, Standard Charted etc. The state places great emphasis on technical manpower – it has large number of Engineering colleges and premier international level IT training institutes like BITS Pilani and LNMIIT functioning in Rajasthan, with IIT, IIM, Central University of Rajasthan and World Class University already announced this year.
About MNIT, Jaipur
Malaviya National Institute of Technology Jaipur, a premier institute, is one of the twenty NIT’s in the country. Institute was established as a joint venture of the Government of India and the Government of Rajasthan in 1963. MNIT campus spreads over 325 acres of lush green area in the heart of Jaipur city. It is about 9 Kms from the main railway station, about 8 Kms from the central bus stand (Sindhi Camp) and about 8 Kms from the airport.
*Vision of the University:
"Central University of Rajasthan aspires to be the India’s most energetic and responsive university, offering unparalleled educational opportunities for learner community especially to the lower social economic strata of the society seeking the highest quality undergraduate, graduate, and continuing personal or professional enrichment in higher education and selected professions that will lead to formation of scholarly community serving the nation by advancing, sharing and applying knowledge, and by facilitating the development of thoughtful, creative, adaptable, contributing and humane citizens."
*Mission of the University:
"The mission of the Central University of Rajasthan leveraging its location in the state’s largest and most vibrant city is to contribute to the educational, cultural, economic, and social advancement of India by providing excellent undergraduate general education and first-rate programs leading to bachelors, masters, professional, and doctorate degrees; to offer a particular commitment in addressing the cultural, economic, educational, environmental, health, and social needs of the region and the nation at large."
In order to meet the challenges of the knowledge era and to keep with the pace of knowledge explosion in Higher Education, the Central University of Rajasthan is committed to inculcate and sustain the quality in all the dimensions of Higher Education viz. teaching, learning, research, extension and governance catering to the regional and global needs.