Ranchi University, Ranchi
The University of Ranchi was established on July 12, 1960, it has extended over an area of 65,000 sq km. The University is the leading institution of higher learning in its part of the country in terms of territorial jurisdiction it has, composition of the population it caters to the needs of, range, dimension & quality of academic programmes/courses it offers and avenues for research it provides.
At present the University has 23 post graduate departments, 15 constituent colleges, and 49 affiliated colleges, imparting teaching in medicine, psychiatry, law, engineering, business management, education, and general courses. Besides these institutions there is UGC sponsored Academic Staff College.
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.
At the undergraduate level, the University offers B.Ed., Bio-technology, Computer Application, Computer Maintenance, Information Technology, Office Management and Secretarial Practice, Functional Hindi, Functional English, Clinical Nutrition & Dietics, Fashion Designing, Food Processing, Environment & Water Management, Business Administration, Travel and Tourism Management, Mass Communication and Video Production, Advertising and Sales Promotion & Sales Management.