Central University of Rajasthan (CURAJ), established in the year 2009, is a central university located in Ajmer, Rajasthan. The university has been accredited by NAAC with ‘A’ grade and ranked 34th on NIRF 2016 Ranking. CURAJ offers various Undergraduate, Postgraduate and Ph.D. level programs in the fields of Science, Arts, Commerce, Architecture, English & Comparative Literature and more. Admission to all courses is done on the basis of the entrance exam namely- CUCET. It also accepts the national level entrance exam such as GATE/ CMAT/ CAT/ MAT.
Central University of Rajasthan Highlights
|Type of Programs||UG, PG and Doctorate|
|Entrance Exam||University level: CUCET
National level: GATE, CMAT, CAT/ MAT
The university provides a varied range of undergraduate, postgraduate and research programs for its students. The duration of undergraduate courses is between three and five years, while postgraduate courses consist of 2 years of duration. Tabulated below are the list for the same:
|Architecture||M.Arch (Sustainable Architecture)||Graduate in B.Arch with 50% marks (45% for SC/ST/OBC)|
|Ph.D.||Master’s degree in architecture/ allied subjects (OR) B.Arch with first-class with 10 years of experience|
|Chemical Sciences and Pharmacy||Integrated M.Sc Chemistry||Intermediate graduate with 50% marks (45% for SC/ST/OBC/PWD) in Science Stream|
|Integrated M.Sc B.Ed (Chemistry)||Graduate in B.Sc with 50% marks (45% for reserved categories) with Chemistry as one of the subjects|
|M.Pharm||Graduate in B.Pharm with 55% marks (50% for reserved categories)|
|Earth Science||M.Sc (Atmospheric Science)||Bachelor’s degree in any discipline of Science with 50% marks (45% for reserved categories)|
|M.Sc (Environmental Science)|
|Integrated M.Sc Environmental Science||Intermediate graduate in Science stream with Biology or Mathmatics with 50% marks (45% for reserved categories)|
|Engineering and Technology||M.Tech (Computer Science & Engineering)||Graduate in B.E./ B.Tech in any branch of engineering|
|Life Sciences||M.Sc (Biotechnology)||Graduate in B.Sc in Biology with minimum 50% marks|
|M.Sc (Biochemistry)||Bachelor’s degree in Botany/ Zoology/ Medicine/ Pharmacy with 50% marks|
|Integrated M.Sc (Microbiology)||Intermediate graduate in Science stream with Biology or Mathmatics with 50% marks (45% for reserved categories)|
|Integrated M.Sc (Biotechnology)|
|Integrated M.Sc (Biochemistry)|
|Mathematics, Statistics, and Computational Sciences||M.Sc/ MCA (Statistics (Specialization in Actuarial Science)||Bachelor’s degree with 50% marks with Statistics as one of the subject|
|M.Sc Tech (Mathematics)||Bachelor’s degree with 50% marks with Mathematics as one of the subject|
|Integrated M.Sc. (Statistics)||Intermediate graduate with 50% marks (45% for reserved categories) with Mathematics as one of the subjects|
|Integrated M.Sc. (Mathematics)|
|Integrated M.Sc. B.Ed. (Mathematics)||B.Sc degree with 50% marks (45% for reserved categories) with Mathematics as one of the main subjects|
|Physical Sciences||M.Sc (Physics)||Graduate in B.Sc with 50% marks with Physics as one of the subjects|
|Integrated M.Sc (Physics)||Intermediate graduate with 50% marks (45% for reserved categories) with Physics and Mathematics as one of the subjects|
|Integrated M.Sc B.Ed (Physics)||B.Sc degree with 50% marks (45% for reserved categories) with Physics as one of the main subjects|
|Social Sciences||MA (Social Work/ Culture Media Studies/ Public Policy, Law and Governance/ Economics/ Hindi/ English)||Bachelor’s degree in relevant discipline with 50% marks|
|Integrated M.Sc B.Ed (Economics)||B.Sc degree with 50% marks (45% for reserved categories) with Economics as one of the main subjects|
|Integrated MA (Economics)||Intermediate graduate with 50% marks (45% for reserved categories)|
|Commerce and Management||MBA||Graduate in any discipline with 50% marks|
|M.Com||B.Com (Hons)/ B.Com with 50% marks|
|Research Programs||Ph.D. (In all departments)||Master’s degree in concerned subjects with minimum 55% marks (5% relaxation for reserved categories)|
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Central University of Rajasthan Admission
The application process is done through online mode only. Candidates who wish to apply can submit the application form on the official website of the university. They also have to pay an application fee at the time of application form submission.
The admission is done on the basis of entrance exam namely- CUCET (Central Universities Common Entrance Test) followed by a personal interview round. The final selection is done on the basis of the overall performance of the candidate. Applicants having valid GATE/ CAT/ MAT/ CMAT scores are exempted from the entrance test. Also, they get preference while admission process.
CUCET (Central Universities Common Entrance Test) is a national level exam which is conducted every year in the month of May-June. The exam is held in both online and offline mode for admission to UG and PG courses. The minimum CUCET Eligibility is class 12. The application form is available on the official website of the exam. CUCET 2019 exam pattern consists of two parts, which tests the analytical knowledge and subject knowledge of the student.
Central University of Rajasthan Placement
There is an eminent Training & Placement Cell at the CURAJ University which is responsible for the internship programs and placement related processes. The Cell provides maximum placement assistance to university students to get their maiden jobs in relevant organizations and helps them to build their career plans, preparation for selection tests, summer placements, and final placements.
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Central University of Rajasthan Scholarship
Following are the scholarships provided by the university:
- Single Girl Child Scholarship of INR 2,000 per month by UGC (Government of India)
- Scholarships of INR 1,000 per month to 1st three toppers in every program
- Post Metric Scholarship for SC/ST/OBC students
- University Non-JRF Ph.D. Scholarship of INR 8000 per month
- Post Graduate benefit Scholarship for University Rank Holders at undergrad Level of INR 2000 per month by UGC (Government of India)
- Post Graduate Scholarship for electing SC/ST candidates of INR 5,000 per month (M. Tech.) and INR 3,000 per month for alternative skilled courses.
Central University of Rajasthan Facilities
Given below are some of the facilities provided by the university to the students as well as faculty members:
- Boy/Girls Hostel
- The hostels come with wonderful mess facilities, medical facilities, sports facilities, and administration. There is a separate unit for boys and girls.
- There are 6 fully-furnished hostels (3 each for boys and girl students) which have 24*7 security provisions.
- There is a good mess service for each hostel that is governed by the CURAJ mess committee made up entirely by the students.
- More than 31,400 reference and textbooks, 64 National and 20 International and 32,000+ Online journals
- Bound Volumes- 523, Magazines- 35, CDs/DVDs- 591
- Guidance Cell: The guidance Cell of the University not only provides placement help for students, it also helps scholars come up with ideal preparation measures for tests. There are other features such as-
- Summer placement programs
- Events and seminars
- Periodic presentations on powerpoint
- Guest lectures from leading corporate personalities