Rajiv Gandhi University is a public university situated in the state of Arunachal University. The university was established on February 4, 1984, as Arunachal University. Spread across an area of 302 acres, the university is one of the oldest universities in the state. The Rajiv Gandhi University offers undergraduate, postgraduate M.Phil and PhD programmes in various courses. The university has been recognised by the University Grants Commission.
Rajiv Gandhi University is located at Papum Pare, Arunachal Pradesh and is 6.5 km away from the National Highway 52-A and 25 km away from the capital city Itanagar. Gumto is the nearest station. Itanagar Airport is the nearby Airport. Network Bus Counter is the nearest bus depot to the university.
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Clubs, Committees and Societies
NSS: A National Service Scheme unit is located within the university which is aimed at the development of the student personality through various community services.
Student Union: Rajiv Gandhi University has a well-established student union whose main concern is only the welfare of the university students. Various new objectives of the student union include low standard infrastructure, various measures to reduce the scarcity of water, construction of street lights and destine park places within the campus and many other objectives.
Women Studies and Research Centre: The centre was established in the year 2009 under the UGC Eleventh Five Year Plan. The centre conducts various research, training programmes and workshops on women empowerment and gender equality.
CYDLS: Centre for Youth Development and Leadership Studies has been established in the year 2017 with an aim to groom youth as potential leaders in the process of sustainable development. CYDLS has various objectives, some of which include the promotion of social well-being of youth and their involvement in community development through national schemes and programmes.
Colleges and Departments
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Exams and Cutoffs
Candidates have to fill the online application form on the official website of Rajiv Gandhi University and choose their respective courses to which they want to apply.
Admission to various courses at Rajiv Gandhi University is done through the common entrance test (RGUCET) conducted by the university itself.
Candidates who will qualify the examination will be called for further admission process.
Selected candidates will have to report at the college within given dates along with their documents for verification and to confirm their admission and pay the requisite fee.
Computer Application and IT (M.C.A.)
Engineering and Architecture (M.E /M.Tech.)
The university is spread across an area of 302 acres. Various facilities are available in the university according to the basic requirements of the students. Some of them are listed below:
Hostels: The university has 10 hostels (5 for men & 5 for women) which can accommodate more than 1000 students. All the hostels have their separate mess facility along with common room, TV and various indoor games. Allotment in the hostel is done on merit basis only.
Library: A central library is present within the university campus which is open between 9:00 AM to 7:00 PM. The library has a vast collection of books and journals which are within 2 storage buildings. The library has a subscription to various international journals and has provided access to the student for various e-books and journals.
Computer Centre: Various computer centres are located at multiple locations within the university. The computer centres are constantly updated as per the technology requirement for use of the students and faculties in the university.
Health Centre: A primary health centre is established in the university which caters to the health care requirements of the students, faculties and staff. The health care centre is operated by two Medical Officers, one Staff Nurse, Laboratory
Technician and Multi Tasking Staff: The centre also welcomes people from the neighbouring village for treatment and the services provided by the centre are free for any patient.
V-SAT facility: This facility provides troubleshooting support to all the departments and units present within the university. The V-SAT facility also monitors and maintains the internet facility of the university.
Women Technology Park: This unit provides support to the girls students for the development of soft skills and promotes improved technologies related to the activities in which women are engaged in earning their livelihood. This unit is in collaboration with SEBI and NSEIL, Kolkata.
Guest House: A guest house is present within the university campus for the accommodation of the outsiders who came to meet their children studying at the university.
Canteen & Co-Operative Store: A central canteen, a tea stall, stationery store and other co-operative stores are present to fulfil the basic requirement of the students.
Day Care Centre: Day Care Centre was established under the UGC scheme with an objective to provide all the daycare facilities to the children between the age group of three months to six years of the working parents, students and visiting guests at the university.
Institutional Level Biotech Hub: The BT hub provides all the basic laboratory training to all the related science students on the campus. It conducts various workshops and training programme for the Postgraduate students, PhD scholars and faculty members of Life Sciences.
Physical Education Branch and Sports Facility: This branch conducts programme and activities for the overall development of the student’s personality. Within the university campus, there is football cum track and field ground, volleyball courts, basketball court and badminton court and an auditorium which serves as a multipurpose hall. Various sports activities are conducted and organised by the Physical Education Branch.
Facilities for Differently: Abled: Various arrangements are made for the differently-abled within the existing building in order to make them disabled-friendly. Special facilities such as ramps, rails and special toilets are made for the disabled people.
Questions related to RGU Itanagar
Need information about M.Sc Zoology for the academic year of 2020-21. Couldnt find more information over the official website and even unable to reach out the institute via phone. If anyone can help me out with the enrollment procedure and as well the time frame will be very appreciated. Thank you.
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Approval of this College:
UGC - University Grants Commission
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Accreditation of this College:
- National Assessment and Accreditation Council