Ranchi University

Ranchi University established on July 12, 1960 which initially started with 10 postgraduate departments and one constituent college gradually grew to have 23 post graduate departments, 15 constituent colleges, and 49 affiliated colleges, imparting teaching in medicine, psychiatry, law, engineering, business management, education, and general courses.

Even after trifurcation, the University has been providing quality higher education to its students. First in 1992, Vinoba  Bhave University was created, then on January 2009 Nilamber Pitambar University was carved out and on August 2009, Kolhan University was formed. Today Ranchi Univesity has a jurisdiction of five districts only. 

The University department of Geology has been by the Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) under FIST  programme for its excellent academic programme.

The University has arranged for several lectures and workshops for knowledge enhancement. These are Dr.  J. C. Bose in the faculty of Science, Dr. S.K. Mukherjee in the faculty of Engineering, Maulana Abul Kalam Azad in the faculty of education, Dr. Camil Bulke in the faculty of Humanities, Barrister S.K.Sahay in the faculty of Law, Dr.Davis in faculty of Medicine, Dr. D.C Munda in the faculty of Social Science and Prof.R.S.Mandal in the faculty of Commerce.

Academic Programmes in Ranchi University

Beside regular courses, Ranchi University also offers post graduate level Self Financing/Vocational courses namely L.L.M., M.B.A., M.C.A., M.Sc in Electronics & Communication, P.G Diploma in Medicinal Plant & P.G. Diploma in Plant Bio- Technology.

There are also several add-on-courses (certificate/diploma/advanced diploma) for skill enhancement as well. The University also runs a Women’s Study Centre at Ranchi Women’s College, Ranchi for ensuring gender equality. The University also runs coaching classes for those who want to appear for NET or SET.

Faculty Of Arts (Humanities & Social Sciences

BA/BA (Hons): Eligibility Intermediate from Jharkhand Academic Council, Ranchi or equivalent. Duration 3 years.

MA: Eligibility BA/BA (Hons). Duration 2 years (Four semesters) with an exam at the end of each semester. 

Faculty Of Commerce

BCom/BCom (Hons): Eligibility Intermediate in Commerce or Science. Subjects B Com Hons and General Courses offered. Duration 3 years. 

Faculty Of Education

BEd: Eligibility: Bachelor’s degree. Duration 1 year 

Faculty Of Engineering

B Tech. : Eligibility: Intermediate with Phy, Chem & Maths. Duration 4 years with University exam of 8 semesters.

M.Tech: Eligibility BTech. Duration: 2 yrs of 4 semesters. 

Faculty Of Law

LLB: Eligibility Bachelor’s degree in any discipline. Duration 3 years (Six Semesters).

Faculty Of Medicine

MBBS: Eligibility Intermediate Sc with Phy, Chem and Biology 

MD/ MS: For admission, a student must have passed the MBBS exam of the University or any other recognised degree.

MD (Psychiatry): Eligibility MBBS. Duration 3 yrs. The university also conducts MCh course.

Basic BSc Nursing: Eligibility Intermediate Sc with Physics, Chemistry, Biology and English (PCBE) with 50% aggregate marks. 

Faculty Of Science

BSc/BSc (Hons) : Eligibility Intermediate in Sc. Duration 3 years. 

Research Degree in Ranchi University

MPhil: Eligibility MA/M.sc./M.Com. with 55% marks in for General & OBC category and 50% marks for SC/ST category
Duration 1 year (Two semesters)

Doctorate Degrees
The University awards PhD degree in the Faculties of Arts (Humanities & Social Sciences), Science, Commerce, Medicine and Engg. There is also a provision of awarding DLitt and DSc Degrees.

Vocational Studies in Ranchi University

Ranchi University is running a number of vocational/self-financing courses at UG and PG level. These provide Degree, Advanced Diploma, Diploma, and Certificate courses. The fees vary with courses. Some of these courses are:

Self-financing Courses at P.G. Level in Ranchi University

LL.M, MBA, MCA, M. Sc. (Electronics and Communication), MA in JyotirVigyan (Astrology), M. A. in Rural Development, M.A. in Public Administration, M. A. in Mass Communication, MA Museology & Arhaeology, MA Human Rights, M.Sc. Biotechnology, Medicinal Plant; Food Preservation and Bakery; Functional Arabic; Functional Persian; Journalism; Broadcast Journalism & Video Production.

Self-financing Courses at U. G. level in Ranchi University

Bio-technology, Computer Application, Computer Maintenance, Information Technology, Office Management & Secretarial Practice, Clinical Nutrition & Dietetics, Fashion Designing, Food Processing, Environment & Water Management, Business Administration, Advertising, Sales Promotion, & Sales Management
Add-on Courses (Certificate, Diploma, and Advanced Diploma) Yoga, Insurance, Electronics, Banking, Adv. Sales Promotion and Sales Management Retailing, Computer Application, Business Management etc.

University Department of Yoga:

Courses offered:
  • M.A/ M.Sc. in Yoga (2-years semester wise CBSC based course)
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Yogic Sciences (1-year semester wise CBCS base course)
  • Add-on Certificate Course in Yoga (One semester CBSC based course)

Departments in Ranchi University

Faculty of Social Science
  • Department of Anthropology
  • Department of Economics
  • Department of Geography
  • Department of History
  • Department of Home Science
  • Department of Political Science
  • Department of Psychology
  • Department of Sociology
 Faculty of Humanities
  • Department of Bengali
  • Department of English
  • Department of Hindi
  • Department of Philosophy
  • Department of R/T. Lang.
  • Department of Sanskrit
  • Department of Urdu
 Faculty of Science
  • Department of Botany
  • Department of Chemistry
  • Department of  Geology
  • Department of Mathematics
  • Department of Physics
  • Department of Zoology
 Faculty of Commerce
  •  Department of Commerce and Business Management

Admission in Ranchi University

The candidates will be selected on the basis of national level or state level entrance examinations such as, CAT, MAT, CMAT, ATMA followed by the past academic record of the candidate, required work experience and GDPI rounds. 

M. Tech
Admission to M.Tech. is done through GATE  entrance exam. The candidates after getting selected will be called for the counseling session (CCMT). Following is the schedule for counseling. 

The minimum eligibility for B.Tech. is a pass in class 12th with Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics as compulsory subjects. The candidates will be selected based on Jharkhand Combined Entrance Competitive Examination (JCECE) score or JEE Main score. 

Contact Details

Ranchi University, Ranchi
Shahid Chowk, Ranchi - 834001, Jharkhand
Website: www.ranchiuniversity.ac.in

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