Central University of Jharkhand

The Central University of Jharkhand is a new Central University that came up on 1st March 2009, under the Central Universities Act, 2009. The 1st Vice Chancellor of the University is Dr. Darlando T. Khathing who has been appointed by Pratibha Patil, the President of India.

CUJ is temporarily located at Brambe, which is 25 kms driving from the city of Ranchi. The campus sprawls over a beautiful area of 45 acres. The vision of CUJ is to develop itself as a top class university in all aspects, be it research, administration, co-curricular activities, producing fine students etc.

The objectives of this non-affiliating university are to advance such knowledge that would encourage research in different disciplines, make provision for courses in Humanities, Science, Social Science and Technology, come up with innovative ideas in the teaching and learning process, promote the study and research of interdisciplinary studies and most importantly bring about an all round development of the individuals of the country.

Some of the courses of CUJ in which students can seek admission are-
  • Business Adminstration
  • Mass Communication
  • Nanotechnology
  • English
  • Applied Mathematics
  • Applied Physics
  • Applied Life Sciences
  • Applied Chemistry
  • Water Engineering and Management
  • Indigenous Cultural Studies
The approved list of Schools under Central University of Jharkhand is as follows.
  • School for Management Sciences
  • School for Mass Communication & Media Technologies
  • School for Natural Sciences
  • School for Languages
  • School for Engineering & Technologies
  • School for Natural Resource and Management
  • School for Cultural Studies
Each of the schools will have centres attached to it. The ‘Centre for English Language’ is expected to comprise of world’s best laboratory software, CLARITY and RENET. In the next academic year, Central University of Jharkhand is planning to construct sixty smart fabricated class rooms and also research laboratories for the students. Besides , 3 gyms has already been opened for both boys and girls.

Some of the programmes that have already been approved to be undertaken in the academic session starting from 21st July, 2010 are
  • Nanotechnology
  • Water Engineering and Management
  • Life Sciences
  • Applied Physics
  • Applied Chemistry
  • Indigenous Cultural Studies
The Central University of Jharkhand will provide five year integrated programmes to cater to the multi-disciplinary needs of the students.

Last Updated on : March 28, 2016

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