Rajiv Gandhi University (RGU)

Formerly known as Arunachal University, Rajiv Gandhi University (RGU) is the premier institution for higher education in the state of Arunachal Pradesh. The foundation stone was laid by the then Prime Minister Smt. Indira Gandhi on 4th February 1984 at Rono Hills, where the present campus is located.

Since then the university has carved a niche for itself in the educational scenario of the country following its selection as a University with potential for excellence by a high level expert committee of University Grants Commission from among universities in India.

The University was converted into a Central University with effect from 9th April 2007 as per notification of Ministry of Human Resource Development, Government of India.

In spite of infrastructural constraints, the University has been maintaining its academic excellence. The University has strictly adhered to the academic calendar, conducted the examinations and declared the results in time. The students from the University have found placements not only in State and Central Government Services, but also in various institutions, industries and organizations. Many students have come out successful in the National Eligibility Test (NET). Since inception, the University has made significant progress in teaching, research, innovations in curriculum development and developing infrastructure.

Faculties and Departments in Rajiv Gandhi University

The Rajiv Gandhi University (RGU) has following Faculties and Departments:

Faculty of Education
Department of Education
Department of Physical Education

Faculty of Languages
Department of English
Department of Hindi

Faculty of Social Science
Department of Anthropology
Department of Economics
Department of History
Department of Political Science
Department of Sociology
Department of Social Work

Faculty of Basic Science
Department of Mathematics
Department of Physics
Department of Chemistry

Faculty of Environmental Science
Department of Geography
Faculty of Life Science
Department of Botany
Department of Zoology

Faculty of Engineering & Technology
Department of Computer Science and Engineering
Department of Electronics and Communication Engineering

Faculty of Information Technology
Department of Mass Communications

Faculty of Commerce and Management Studies
Department of Commerce
Department of Management

Courses Offered at Rajiv Gandhi University

The Rajiv Gandhi University offers following study programmes:
Under Graduate Courses
  1. Bachelor of Computer Application
  2. Bachelor of Education
  3. Bachelor of Physical Education

Post Graduate Courses
  1. Master of Arts in Anthropology
  2. Master of Arts in Economics
  3. Master of Arts in Education
  4. Master of Arts in English
  5. Master of Arts in Geography
  6. Master of Arts in Hindi
  7. Master of Arts in History
  8. Master of Arts in Mass Communication
  9. Master of Arts in Political Science
  10. Master of Arts in Sociology
  11. Master of Arts in Tribal Studies
  12. Master of Business Administration
  13. Master of Commerce
  14. Master of Computer Application
  15. Master of Education
  16. Master of Science in Botany
  17. Master of Science in Chemistry
  18. Master of Science in Mathematics & Computing
  19. Master of Science in Physics
  20. Master of Science in Zoology
  21. Master of Social Work
  22. Master of Technology in Computer Science and Engineering
  23. Master of Technology in Electronics and Communication Engineering

Diploma Programs
  1. Advance Post Graduate Diploma In Biodiversity
  2. Advanced Post Graduate Diploma in Disaster Management
  3. Post Graduate Diploma in Banking Insurance
  4. Post Graduate Diploma in Functional Hindi
  5. Post Graduate Diploma in Geoinformatics
  6. Post Graduate Diploma in Hospitality Management and Tourism
  7. Post Graduate Diploma in Mass Communication
  8. Post Graduate Diploma In Yoga Therapy Education (PGDYTE)

Certificate Courses
  1. Certificate Course in Communicative English
  2. Certificate Course in German Language
  3. Certificate Course in Graphics and Animation
  4. Certificate Course in Myanmarese Language
  5. Certificate Course in Tribal Language
  6. Certificate Course in Yoga Therapy Education

Centres in Rajiv Gandhi University

  • Center for Excellence in Biodiversity
  • Institute of Distance Education
  • Centre for Development Studies
  • Bioinformatics Centre
  • Women Studies and Research Centre
  • NET Coaching Centre

Rajiv Gandhi University Application Process

All the eligible candidates will be able to apply online for admission to various courses offered by Rajiv Gandhi University. For that, candidates must have to visit the university official website - www.rgu.ac.in and register themselves to fill up the application through online mode.

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Rajiv Gandhi University Contact Details

Rajiv Gandhi University
University Road, Papum Pare, 
Arunachal Pradesh - 791112
Website: www.rgu.ac.in

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