Ranchi University is a State teaching-cum-affiliating university in Ranchi, Jharkhand. It was established in 1960 and spans over 5 districts of the state. Ranchi University offers undergraduate, postgraduate, and doctoral programs. The governor of the state is the chancellor of the university.

Admission to the university is based on merit and scores in respective qualifying entrance exams. Some of the popular courses offered by the university are B.Tech, B.Ed, B.Com., BA, M.Tech, M.Sc. and MD. UG and PG courses are most common across the various departments of the universities. Along with the UG and PG courses university also offers Vocational Courses. University also has some self-financing courses that the students can apply for.

Ranchi University Highlights

Established | Institute type 1960 | State University
Approved By UGC
Set By Government of India
Courses Offered Engineering, Medical, Commerce, Humanities, Arts, Social Science, Management
Popular Courses Engineering, Management, Humanities, Commerce
Application Mode Online and Offline
Admission Criteria Merit and Entrance Based
Top Recruiters TCS, HDFC, ICICI, Wipro, Tech Mahindra
Campus Area 65,000 square kilometres
Facilities Available Hostels, Library, Sports Complex, labs, Seminar Hall, Multipurpose Hall, Banking Facility, Post Office Facility, Book Shops
Official Website http://www.ranchiuniversity.ac.in/

Ranchi University Courses;

  • Duration: 3 years
  • Eligibility: 10+2 from Jharkhand Academic Council, Ranchi, or equivalent
  • Streams:;Bengali / Hindi / Oriya / Urdu,;German / French / Latin,;Anthropology,;Home Science,;Economics
  • Duration: 2 years
  • Eligibility: BA / BA(Hons)
  • Streams: Anthropology,;Home Science,;Tribal and Regional Languages,;Sanskrit,;Urdu
  • Duration: 2 years
  • Eligibility: Bachelor’s degree in Commerce
  • Streams:;Finance,;Marketing,;HRM
  • Duration: 3 years
  • Eligibility: Bachelor’s in any discipline
  • Duration: 4 ½ years Eligibility: Intermediate Science with Physics, Chemical, and Biology
  • Eligibility: MBBS, 6 months of residency in a recognized hospital, 3 years of registration with the council of Medical Registration, 2 years work in the department concerned of a Medical College
  • Streams:;MD Biochemistry,;Forensic Med,;General Medicine,;Paediatrics,;Pathology
MD (Psychiatry)
  • Duration: 3 years
  • Eligibility: MBBS

Ranchi University Admission

Admission to Ranchi University depending on the course is both merit-based and entrance exam based. For UG admission, candidates should have passed class 12th from a recognized board. University shortlists candidates on the basis of their exam scores. The valid examinations are JEE Mains for Engineering and NEET/UG for medical students.

For PG admission candidates should have a bachelor’s degree from a recognized university. Candidates are shortlisted on the basis of their scores in the relevant entrance exams. For MTech GATE scores are accepted, for MBA, CAT/MAT/CMAT/ATMA scores are valid, for medical student’s NEET/PG scores are accepted.

For Doctoral Programs the procedure includes the university’s own exam followed by an interview. Candidates must have a masters’ degree from a recognized university in a related field.

How to Apply?

  • The candidates need to go to the official website of the university where a link of online admission will redirect them to chancellor’s portal.
  • Register on the chancellor’s portal and create login credentials.
  • Make the payment of the Examination Fee through E-challan or Debit Card/Credit Card or Net Banking.
  • Proceed to the application form.
  • Further, in the application form, the candidate must provide their personal details, contact details, and academic qualifications.
  • After the completion, an Application Number will be generated and will be sent to the candidate’s email.
  • Candidates will be asked to upload documents which include Passport size Photograph, Marksheet, Residential Certificate, Caste Certificate, Income Certificate.

Ranchi University Placements

Placements of the colleges under Ranchi Universities are good. Companies of different fields offer various roles with a good package. MNCs having global reach offer good packages to the students of this university. In 2019-20 the total number of companies that visited the campus were 24 and the number of students which got placed in different job profiles were 333.

Top Recruiters

  • Wipro
  • Tech Mahindra
  • Piramal Swasthya
  • Concentrix
  • Azim Premji Foundation
  • HDFC Bank
  • ICICI Prudential
  • Medica Hospital

Given below is the report for placements 2019-2020

Concentrix Customer Service Executive 33 INR 1.80-2.80 lakhs
Tech Mahindra International Voice e-commerce Customer support/ Executive Technical Support/ Technical Troubleshooting 45 INR 1.50-2.20 lakhs
Wipro Wipro’s Work Integrated Learning Program 14 INR 1.88 – 2.76 lakhs
Piramal Swasthya Health Advise Officer 10 INR 1.40 lakhs
Chola Mandalam Assistant Branch Manager/ Officer DST/ Customer Support Executive 30 INR 3 lakhs
Liker Fashion Assistant Sales Manager/ Sales Manager/ Area Manager 7 INR 2 lakhs
Vedanta Electrosteels Ltd Graduate Trainee 28 INR 1.40 – 1.75 lakhs

Ranchi University Scholarships

Ranchi University awards the following scholarships to meritorious students:

  • University offers full scholarships to 2 BPL students.
  • 2 Scholarships are awarded to 2 meritorious students in the postgraduate department.
  • In the self-financing course 5 BPL students get full scholarships.
  • ST students receive the Rajiv Gandhi National Scholarship provided they meet the eligibility criteria for it.
  • An NRI-sponsored scholarship known as Shusma Rani Memorial Scholarship is also awarded to meritorious students.

Ranchi University Facilities

  • Central Library: University’s Central Library is fully automated with about two lakh books. Students, research scholars, and teachers have the access to more than 3500 national and international journals. In accordance with the UGC guidelines for ensuring gender equity and economic self-reliance of women, the university has a Women’s Study Centre at Ranchi Women’s College.
  • Hostels: Separate girls’ and boys’ hostels are provided by the university with their own mess and activities room. The students have to apply separately for hostels on the website during the admission process.
  • Extracurricular Activities:;University has units of NSS and NCC in its colleges. University has its own teams in archery, hockey, volleyball, football, chess, and Cricket. These teams have been among the leading teams at inter-university levels. University also organizes youth festivals regularly at college and university levels.

Ranchi University Faculty

According to the website of Ranchi University, the following are the details of faculty members besides the Vice-chancellor, Dean, and department heads.

  • University Professors: 11+
  • Associate Professors: 61+
  • Assistant Professors: 35+


Ques. What are the rankings received by Ranchi University?

Ans. Ranchi University recently ranked 95 for overall university performance by the QS Rankings 2020. Ranchi University is a prestigious university that provides various courses to students in different streams.

Ques. What is the average duration of courses at Ranchi University?

Ans. Duration of all UG programs at Ranchi University ranges from 3 to 4 years depending on the course the student has applied for. The PG programs offered at Ranchi University are for a duration of 2 years.

Ques. How can I get my original Certificate from Ranchi University?

Ans: The students can get their original certificates offline by going to the university office and filling the due forms for the same.

Ques. What is the procedure to check the Ranchi University exam schedule?

Ans. First, visit the official website of Ranchi University, on the top right corner you will find the Examination. Click on the examination section where you will find options as Exam Calendar, Exam Program, etc. Select the Examination Program section.

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

Ans. Ranchi University offers the following self-financed courses at the PG level:

  • 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 and Archaeology
  • MA in Human Rights
  • LLM

Ques. What should I do if I have lost my graduation Degree from Ranchi University?

Ans. An application to the principal regarding the loss of graduation degree needs to be submitted to the university office and then the university will issue a new degree within a week or two.