The University of Rajasthan: Postgraduate Programmes

The University of Rajasthan is one of the most respected and esteemed universities in Rajasthan, India. It was first established in the year 1948, making it one of the oldest institutions in the region. 


For decades, the University of Rajasthan has set the bar in providing quality research and education for the people of Jaipur and across regions in India. The university is currently offering postgraduate programmes for future students. Take a look at our course offerings below:

  1. Faculty of Arts

    • Department of English
      • Master of Arts in English
    • Department of European Languages, Literature, and Culture Studies
      • Master of Arts in French
      • Master of Arts in European Studies
    • Department of Hindi
      • Master of Arts in Hindi
    • Department of Philosophy
      • Master of Arts in Philosophy
    • Department of Sanskrit
      • Master of Arts in Sanskrit
    • Department of Urdu and Persian Studies
      • Master of Arts in Urdu
    • Centre for Mass Communication
      • Master of Arts in Journalism and Mass Communication
    • Centre for Rajasthan Studies
      • Master of Arts in Rajasthani Language, Literature, and Culture


  1. Faculty of Science

    • Department of Physics
      • Master of Science in Physics
    • Department of Zoology
      • Master of Science in Zoology
      • Master of Science in Microbiology
    • Department of Botany
      • Master of Science in Botany
      • Master of Science in Biotechnology
    • Department of Chemistry
      • Master of Science in Chemistry
    • Indira Gandhi Centre for Human Ecology, Environment, and Population Studies
      • Master of Science in Environmental Science
    • Department of Mathematics
      • Master of Arts/Master of Science in Mathematics
    • Department of Home Science
      • Master of Science in Home Science with a Minor in Food and Nutrition
      • Master of Science in Home Science with a Minor in Human Development
      • Master of Science in Home Science with a Minor in Extension Education
    • Department of Geology
      • Master of Science in Geology
    • Centre for Museology and Conservation
      • Master of Arts in Museology and Conservation
    • Department of Geography
      • Master of Arts/Master of Science in Geography
    • Department of Statistics
      • Master of Science/Master of Arts in Statistics


  1. Faculty of Commerce

    • Department of Accountancy and Business Statistics
      • Master of Commerce in Accountancy and Business Statistics
      • Master of Commerce in Cost Control and Accounts
    • Department of Business Administration
      • Master of Commerce in Business Administration
      • Master of Science in Human Resource Management
      • Master of Commerce in International Business
    • Department of Economic Administration and Financial Management
      • Master of Commerce in Economic Administration and Financial Management
      • Master of Science in Finance and Control


  1. Faculty of Education

    • Department of Literal Education
      • Master of Education
    • Department of Library and Information
      • Master of Library and Information Science
    • Department of Physical Education
      • Master of Education in Physical Education


  1. Faculty of Fine Arts

    • Department of Dramatics
      • Master of Arts in Dramatics
    • Department of Drawing and Painting
      • Master of Arts in Drawing and Painting
    • Department of Music
      • Master of Arts in Music with a Minor in Voice, Instruments, and Sitar
      • Master of Music in Voice, Instruments, and Sitar
    • Department of Visual Arts
      • Master of Visual Arts in Applied Art
      • Master of Visual Arts in Painting
      • Master of Visual Arts in Sculpture


  1. Faculty of Law

    • Department of Law
      • Master of Laws
      • Master of Laws in Human Rights and Values Education


  1. Faculty of Management

    • R.A. Poddar Institute of Management
      • Master of Business Administration
      • Master of Business Administration with a Minor in Services Management
      • Master of Business Administration with a Minor in Executive Business


  1. Faculty of Social Sciences

    • Department of Anthropology
      • Master of Arts/Master of Science in Anthropology
    • Department of Psychology
      • Master of Arts/Master of Science in Psychology
    • Department of Economics
      • Master of Arts in Economics
    • Department of History and Indian Culture
      • Master of Arts in History
    • Department of Political Science
      • Master of Philosophy/Master of Arts in Political Science
    • Department of Public Administration
      • Master of Arts in Public Administration
    • Department of Sociology
      • Master of Arts in Sociology
      • Master of Social Work


  1. Faculty of Technology

    • Centre for Computer Science and Information Technology
      • Master of Computer Applications
      • Master of Science in Information Technology
    • Centre for Development for Physics Education
      • Master of Technology in Physics Engineering


About the University of Rajasthan

The University of Rajasthan is a public and state university located in the Indian state of Rajasthan. Formerly known as the University of Rajputana, the institution was established in 1948. 


The university’s mission is to promote excellence in education and research through equipping its students with critical thinking skills and scientific temper. The university aims to establish and expand the academic horizons of its students not just nationally but internationally as well. 


Most of the notable alumni of the University of Rajasthan have built successful careers in various industries and fields. Some of the most notable alumni are:


  • Vidyadhar Govind Oak: a former Chief Justice of Allahabad High Court
  • Ramkumar Singh: a journalist and writer
  • Jainendra K. Jain: a physics professor at Pennsylvania State University


How to get to the University of Rajasthan

By air

If you wish to get to campus but live in a different region or abroad, the Jaipur Airport is only a few kilometres away (7 km for the domestic terminal and 10 km for the international terminal). The Jaipur Airport has several connections to flights all over India and abroad. 


By train

The train system in Jaipur connects well to almost every region in India under the operation of Indian Railways. You can get to the university through 3 main railway junctions namely Jaipur, Gandhinagar, and Durgapura station. 


By road

There are busses around Jaipur with stations located just a few kilometres away from the university. Students or guests can get to campus through the Narayan Singh Circle or the Main Sindhi Camp bus stand. 


More about the great state of Rajasthan!

Rajasthan is a melting pot of stunning structures and delicious cuisines. Whether or not you find yourself paying Rajasthan a visit, locals will surely tell you that the region is every traveller’s dream spot. 


Here are some fun facts about the great state of Rajasthan:


  1. Most cities in Rajasthan are colour-coded.

Big cities around the world have their own way of setting themselves apart from other cities. In the state of Rajasthan, however, cities are distinguishable by colour! For example, the city of Jaipur is clad with pink buildings and architecture while it’s all blue for the city of Jodhpur. 


No matter which city in Rajasthan you go to, everywhere you look is a feast for the eyes! 

  1. Rajasthan is the largest state in India. 

By area, Rajasthan currently holds the title of being the largest state in India. It was formed after 22 kingdoms and towns all merged together to form one giant state in 1949! 

  1. The meaning behind the word ‘Rajasthan’.

The state of Rajasthan is composed of two main words: ‘Raj’ and ‘sthan’. The two words when merged together mean ‘land of kings’. This is a fitting name for the state since it was initially made up of 22 different kingdoms!

  1. There are a lot of royal palaces in Rajasthan.

Obviously, a state that used to have kingdoms would have a lot of palaces built up throughout its history. In fact, the rulers of each kingdom built forts and palaces in their land. This makes Rajasthan clad with beautiful forts and palaces that tourists can visit and see for themselves!


Some of the palaces were turned into heritage hotels while others were expertly preserved, keeping their historic integrity intact. Tourists can enjoy their old glory while basking in the comfort that the royal palace exudes. 


  1. India’s oldest mountain range is located in Rajasthan. 

The state of Rajasthan is divided from the rest by the Aravalli Range, the country’s oldest mountain range. The Aravalli Range runs across Rajasthan from the southwest to the northeast. 

  1. Rajasthan is home to the largest desert in India. 

The Great Indian Desert, also known as the Thar Desert, is the largest desert in India. Rajasthan is India’s largest state which makes it cover a lot of India’s topography. More than 60% of the Thar Desert is located within Rajasthani borders. 


  1. The state is home to three UNESCO World Heritage Sites!

With the amount of history behind the state, there is no doubt that heritage sites would be present. In fact, Rajasthan is home to three namely, the Keoladeo National Park, Jantar Mantar, and the Hill Forts of Rajasthan. 

  1. There is a town in Rajasthan that ‘vanished’ in a single night. 

The village of Kuldhara has a spooky story behind it. The village was first established in the 13th century and was once thriving and prosperous. For unknown reasons, however, the village was completely abandoned in the 19th century. No one knows where the villagers went or what happened to them. 


Many locals regard the village as haunted thus, the many local legends about what really happened to it. In more recent times, the Rajasthani government declared the village as a tourist spot. 

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