Central University of Rajasthan (CURAJ)


Central University of Rajasthan (CURAJ) is located on the Jaipur-Ajmer Express way (NH-8), 83 km from Jaipur and 40 km from Ajmer & measures more than 209 hectares (518 acres). This land was donated by the Government of Rajasthan in 2010. Construction had started in 2011 and by July 2012 the university had moved to its current location.

The nearest commuter railway station is Kishangarh Station and the nearest major railway station is the Ajmer Station. CURAJ has 12 schools, 30 academic departments and one community college covering Technology, Science, Humanities, Commerce, Management, Public Policy and Social Science programs with a strong emphasis on scientific, technological and social education as well as research. Total student enrollment at the university exceeds 1700 and includes students from over 23 states.

CURAJ was established by an Act of Parliament as a central university on 3 March 2009. The university was started in 2009-10 with two PG programmes namely M.Sc./M.A. Statistics (Actuarial) and M.Sc. Tech. Mathematics in Malaviya National Institute of Technology, Jaipur. It shifted to R.K. Patni College, Kishangarh in 2010-11 and started six new PG programmes. In 2012-13, the university moved to its present location, on Jaipur-Ajmer Expressway (NH-8) at Bandar Sindri village of Ajmer district.

Doctoral and undergraduate programmes were started in 2013-14.


Bandar Sindri, Ajmer, Rajasthan, India26.627392°N 75.031672°E



Website:- www.curaj.ac.in

Central University of Rajasthan ranking

The university has been ranked 34th in the NIRF ranking released in April, 2016 and accredited with grade “A” by NAAC in September, 2016.

Central University of Rajasthan admission 2021

Admissions is primarily through CUCET, the nationally conducted entrance test for admissions into undergraduate, postgraduate and research programs at the Central Universities.

Unique integrated M. Sc. Degree of 5-years duration is offered in several disciplines to HSC qualified students.

GATE qualified candidates are allocated seats for M. Tech./ M. Arch. Admission through centralized counseling CCMT conducted by MNIT, Jaipur. JAM qualified candidates are allocated seats for M.Sc. Admission through centralized counseling by MNIT, Jaipur.

Central University of Rajasthan fees structure / Central University of Rajasthan hostel fees

Fees structure of Central University of Rajasthan

Central University of Rajasthan placements

More than 30% of the students got placed in good companies. Data Science, ISS, etc., are some best courses offered in our college. Our course is much useful in government field with data. Almost everyone got the internships in our courses in companies like IRADI, MOSPI, etc.

Central University of Rajasthan contact details

CENTRAL UNIVERSITY OF RAJASTHANNH-8, Bandar Sindri, KishangarhDist-Ajmer-305817, Rajasthan [INDIA] : info@curaj.ac.in : +91-1463-238755

Frequently asked questions

Q. How many central universities are there in Rajasthan?

Ans. As of July 2017, there are seven deemed universities in Rajasthan.Is Central University of Rajasthan good?The Central University of Rajasthan has very well maintained classrooms and labs. New hotels and department buildings are being constructed. Overall infrastructure is very good of Central University of Rajasthan.

Q. Is Central University of Rajasthan government?

Ans. The Central University of Rajasthan (CURAJ) has been established by an Act of Parliament (Act No. 25 of 2009) as a new Central University, and is fully funded by the Government of India.

Q. How many central universities are there in India?

Ans. 54 central universitiesAs of 1 June 2020, The list of central universities published by the UGC lists 54 central universities. State universities are run by the state government of each of the states and territories of India and are usually established by a local legislative assembly act.

Q. How many courses are offered by CURAJ?Ans. CURAJ offers more than 40 courses in total.

Other universities are:- University of Haryana, Central University of Jammu, Central University of Jharkhand, Central University of Karnataka, Central University of Kashmir, Central University of Kerala, Central University of Punjab, Central University of South Bihar, Central University of Tamil Nadu, Mahatma Gandhi Central University and Assam University.