Ranchi University is a State teaching-cum-affiliating university located in Ranchi. The university now spans in five districts of Jharkhand, namely- Ranchi, Gumla, Khunti, Simdega, and Lohardaga. Ranchi University offers Undergraduate, Postgraduate & Ph.D. level programs along with vocational courses in various specializations. The selection for the same is based on the merits obtained by the students in the qualifying exams. 

Graduates from Ranchi University get placed in companies like TCS, Infosys, ICICI Bank, HDFC Bank, Tech Mahindra, etc. 

Ranchi University Highlights

Establishment | University type 1960 | State University
Approved by UGC and NAAC-A
Constituent Colleges | Affiliated Colleges | Institutions 14 | 60+ | 13
Courses offered | Type Commerce, Humanities, Social Science, Education, Engineering, etc. | UG, PG, and Doctoral.
Selection Criteria Merit and Entrance based
Application mode Online and Offline
Test scores accepted CAT, MAT, CMAT, ATMA, GATE, JEE Mains, NEET UG & PG.
Ranchi University Address Shahid Chowk, Ranchi – 834001, Jharkhand, India
Official website | Contact number http://www.ranchiuniversity.ac.in/ | 0651-2205177 

Ranchi University Courses 

Ranchi University offers courses through Undergraduate, Postgraduate, and self-financing programs offered in streams such as Humanities, Social Science, Commerce, Education, Engineering, Law, etc. A brief about all the courses is given in the table below:

Courses Details

Eligibility: Intermediate from Jharkhand Academic Council, Ranchi, or equivalent.
Duration: 3 years
Subjects: German, French, Latin, Anthro, Home Science, Economics, English, Geography, History, Maths, Music, Philosophy, Political Science, and Sociology.
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MA Eligibility: BA in a relevant subject.
Duration: 2 years
Subjects: Anthropology, Bengali, Economics, English, Geography, Hindi, History, Home Science, Maths, Philosophy, Political Science, Psychology, Tribal and Regional Languages, Sanskrit, and Urdu.
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B.Com Eligibility: Intermediate in Commerce or Science
Duration: 3 years
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Eligibility: B.Com degree
Duration: 2 years
Specialization: Finance, Marketing, and HRM. 
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B.Ed Eligibility: Graduate degree
Duration: 1 year
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B.Tech Eligibility: Intermediate with Phy, Chem & Maths.
Duration: 4 years
Branches: Computer Science, Civil, Electrical, Electronics & Communications, Mechanical, Metallurgy, Material Engineering, IT, and Manufacturing Engineering.
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M.Tech Eligibility: B.Tech degree.
Duration: 2 years
Branches: Computer Science, Civil, Electrical, Electronics & Communications, Mechanical, Metallurgy, Material Engineering, IT, and Manufacturing Engineering
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LLB Eligibility: Graduate degree in any discipline.
Duration: 3 years
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MBBS/ BDS Eligibility: Intermediate with Physics, Chemistry, and Biology.
Duration: 4.5 years
MD Duration: 3 years
Eligibility: MBBS
B.Sc Nursing Eligibility: Intermediate with Physics, Chemistry, Biology, and English (PCBE) with 50% aggregate marks.
Duration: 4 years
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Post Basic Nursing Eligibility: IA/ ISC/ ICom with a diploma in General Nursing and midwifery.
Duration: 2 years
B.Sc  Eligibility: Intermediate
Duration: 3 years
Subjects: Physics, Chemistry, Botany, Zoology, Geology, and Mathematics.
M.Sc Eligibility: BSc/ BSc (Hons)
Duration: 2 years
Subjects: Bot Chem, Geology, Physics, Maths, and Zoology.
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  • Department of Humanities & Social Sciences
  • Department of Commerce
  • Department of Engineering
  • Department of Education
  • Department of Law
  • Department of Medicine
  • Department of Science

Ranchi University Admission

Admission to Ranchi University is based on both merit and entrance test scores. The registration is done through online mode. Those who wish to apply can download the application form from the official website of the university.

Ranchi University UG Admission

For admission to undergraduate courses, candidates should have passed class 12th with minimum 50% marks from a reputed board. The university will shortlist the candidates on the basis of their marks.

For the following courses, applicants must submit the mentioned test score:

  • B.Tech: JEE Mains
  • B.Ed: Entrance test conducted by the university

Ranchi University PG Admission

Candidates having bachelor’s degree with minimum required marks from a well-recognized university or Institute are eligible to apply for postgraduate courses. Shortlisted candidates on the basis of their marks are considered for admission.

For the following courses, applicants must submit the mentioned test score:

  • MBA: CAT, MAT, CMAT, and ATMA.
  • M.Tech: GATE

Ranchi University Ph.D. Admission

The eligible candidates having a suitable master's degree from any recognized university with qualifying marks according to the category of the ward, can apply for the Ph.D. program. The candidates have to go through the selection procedure containing a university entrance exam followed by the interview for securing a seat at the university Ph.D. program.

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Note: Ranchi University results can be found on the official website of the university.  

Ranchi University Placement

Graduates from the university are placed in these top-recruiting companies:

Jaro Education HDFC Bank Karvy Group
SAP Labs Concentrix Tech Mahindra
EXL Services TCS Wipro Technologies
Infosys ICICI Prudential UAE Exchange
Tata Motors CMC Limited Wipro

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Ranchi University Extracurricular Activities

  • National Cadet Corps: The NCC is available in the 19 colleges of this university. 3610 cadets are enrolled under this NCC. They do their particulars under the supervision of the 18 supervisor
  • National Service Scheme

Ranchi University Facilities

The University provides so many facilities to its students. The different facilities are explained underneath.


  • There are two hostels available in the university
  • One is for the boys and another is for the girls
  • The boys’ hostel is situated at Mohabadi and the girls’ hostel is situated at the Bariatu.


  • The central library is well organized
  • The library is consists of 90,000 textbooks, 350 Ph.D. theses, 10,000 reference books
  • The INFLIBNET facility is connected with the university
  • Online access to more than 4200 international and national journals


  • Inter-University East Zone Youth Festival
  • Ranchi College Women Volleyball team is the champion in the R.U. Inter-College Women’s Volleyball tournament.

Ranchi University FAQs

Ques. How many Colleges are there at Ranchi University?

Ans. There are 15 constituent colleges and 29 affiliated colleges of Ranchi University. The colleges under Ranchi University offer courses in Medical, Engineering, Management, Science, Arts, and Law streams.

Names of 15 constituent colleges are Ranchi Women's college, Marwari College, Doranda College, R.L.S.Y. College, S.S. Memorial College, J.N. College, K.C. Bhagat College, Mandar college, Birsa College, P.P.K. College, B.S. College, Lohardaga, K.O. College, Gumla, B.N.J. College, Sisai, Simdega College.

Ques. Is it necessary to be a Jharkhand citizen for admission to Ranchi University?

Ans. No, but Jharkhand citizens are given preference over non-Jharkhand citizens. In case, If a Jharkhand student scored 65 percent and a non-Jharkhand score 70 then there are chances that Jharkhand student may get admission.

Ques. Are there any scholarships at Ranchi University for students?

Ans. Ranchi University provides the following scholarships to deserving students:

  • ST students get a scholarship known as Rajiv Gandhi National Scholarship.

  • The total number of students availing this scholarship is 37.

  • An NRI sponsored scholarship known as Shusma Rani Memorial Scholarship is also available for the students.

Ques. Which University is better for MBA, Patna University, or Ranchi University?

Ans. Ranchi University is cheap in terms of the fee structure as compared to Patna University. A brief description of Patna University and Ranchi University is given in the table below:

Particulars Patna University Ranchi University
Fee INR 1.08 Lacs INR 5550
Admission criteria CMAT or MAT followed by GD of 200 marks A valid score in CAT/ MAT/ CMAT or ATMA + Past academic record + relevant work experience + GDPI
Specializations Human Resource, Finance, and Marketing Human Resource Management, Marketing Management, Finance, Information Technology, International Business
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Ques. What should I do if I have lost my graduation degree from Ranchi University?

Ans Write a letter to the principal regarding your concern and they will issue you a new degree within a week or two.

Ques. How is the faculty of Ranchi University?

Ans. The faculty of Ranchi University is divided into various departments and most of the associate professors are working as  HODs of the same department too. The qualification of these faculty members is Postgraduate and a Ph.D. degree in their relevant fields with good years of experience in teaching.

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Ques. What is the procedure for exam fees payment at Ranchi University?

Ans To pay for the exam fees at Ranchi University, follow the given steps:

  • Click on the reference link given for the bank transaction.
  • Click on “Click for Student Fee Payment”.
  • The student will select the Collage/ Dept., Course, Session, and Semester from the drop-down list.
  • Enter Roll no., data will be displayed click on Pay,
  • Make the Payment and Receipt will be generated

Ques. Which courses are self-financed at the PG level?

Ans The self-financed courses offered by the Ranchi University at PG level are as follows:

  • M.Sc Biotechnology
  • M.Sc Environmental Science
  • MA in Rural Development
  • MCA
  • MBA
  • MA in Jyotir Vigyan
  • MA in Public Administration
  • MA in Mass Communication
  • MA in Museology & Archaeology
  • MA in Human Rights
  • LLM

Ques. What are the best MBA Colleges under Ranchi University?

Ans. Some of the best MBA or PGDM colleges under Ranchi University are as follows:

Ques. How can I check the Ranchi University exam schedule?

Ans. To check the Ranchi University exam schedule, students must follow the given steps:

  • Students must visit the official website of Ranchi University.
  • On the top right side of the website, you will find Examination.
  •  Click on the examination section.
  • Now you will find many options such as Exam Calendar, Exam Program, etc.
  • Click on the Examination Program section.

As you will click on the desired program, a new window will appear. In this new window, you will find a pdf file. This pdf file contains all the details about examination such as exam time table and exam schedule. 

Ques. What is the scope of studying at Ranchi University?

Ans. Students from Ranchi University are placed in companies such as TCS, HDFC Bank, Lexicon Consultants, Dainik Bhaskar, SAP Labs, etc. The 2016 placements of the college show company-wise packages offered to students:

Name of Company Total No. of Placed Students in 2016 CTC Stream
TCS 29 INR 1.47 LPA UG
ICICI Prudential Life 03 INR 1.50 - 1.70 LPA MBA
HDFC Bank 02 INR 2.20 LPA MBA
Infosys 52 INR 1.80 LPA UG
Lexicon Consultants 08 INR 1.10 LPA MCA
Azim Premji Foundation 05 INR 3.16 LPA PG
Karvy Stock Broking Pvt Ltd 05 INR 3 LPA MBA & M.Com
Dainik Bhaskar 03 INR 1.8 LPA MBA
Tech Mahindra 28 INR 2.20 LPA UG
SAP Labs 03 INR 2.80 LPA UG