Rabindranath Tagore University: Ranking, Courses, Fees, Admission, Placements

  • Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh
  • Private
  • Recognised by UGC, BCI +2 more
  • Approved by AICTE
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Nivedha Kamatchi Updated on Aug 29, 2022 by Nivedha Kamatchi
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Rabindranath Tagore University Overview

Rabindranath Tagore University, [RNTU] Bhopal was established in 2010 in Raisen district in Bhopal. RNTU is India's first skill university. The university is part of the AISECT group. The university believes in providing overall cognitive development to its students by focusing equally on soft skills, building personalities, entrepreneurship incubation, liberal and performing arts as well as sports and cultural activities. It is the only private university in Madhya Pradesh to set up Atal Incubation Centre by NITI Aayog.

The RNTU provides a world-class infrastructure with experienced faculty and a respectable placement record. The university provides education with a special focus on practical and research-based learning. RNTU aims to provide high quality higher education through skill development, research, entrepreneurial motivation, and overall growth and development of the personalities. Rabindranath Tagore University is the first university in Madhya Pradesh to establish an IoT (Internet of Things) laboratory by Frugal and Intel and Cloud Computing Lab by Microsoft.

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RNTU Highlights

Below are the highlights of Rabindranath Tagore University, [RNTU] Bhopal.

Rabindranath Tagore University Highlights
Year of Establishment 2010
Part of AISECT Group
Type of University Private
Approvals  NCTE, BCI, INC, MP Paramedical Council
Recognition AICTE, UGC
Membership AIU, ACU
Campus Area 52 acres
Courses Offered Undergraduate, Postgraduate, Diploma, PG Diploma, PhD

RNTU Ranking and Awards

The university has received many awards from various prestigious organizations. The awards and ranks secured by the university are given below: 

  • Only private university in Madhya Pradesh to be ranked among Top 200 Universities of the country by the NIRF
  • Awarded with AAA ranking by Careers 360 in 2019
  • Ranked among India's 100 Best Universities by Careers 360 in 2019
  • Ranked among Top Private Multidisciplinary Universities of the country by The Week in 2019
  • Awarded four stars for Best University of India by CareerConnect in 2018
  • Ranked among India's Top 30 private universities by India Today in 2018     
  • Ranked among Top Engineering Universities of India by CSR in 2018
  • Ranked 2nd on the Value for Money parameter by Outlook Money
  • Madhya Pradesh Gaurav Samman 2019
  • Most Innovative University of Central India (News 18)
  • World Education Award 2016 (Dubai)
  • AISECT received Award at ASSOCHAM Skilling India Summit at Jharkhand
  • AISECT received the ASSOCHAM National Education Excellence Awards
  • Rajiv Gandhi Achievers Award 2013 (CVRU)
  • SKOCH Renaissance Award
  • Shiksha Ratna Award (RNTU University)
  • The Indian Innovation Award for AISECT's innovative multipurpose IT kiosk model
  • Golden Icon in National e-Governance Award
  • Schwab Foundation's Social Entrepreneur of the Year Award

Rabindranath Tagore University Courses

The university offers a wide range of courses in varied disciplines. The courses offered by RNTU along with its specializations are mentioned below.

Course Specialization
B.Com General, Taxation, Computer Applications
B.Com {Hons.}/ B.Ed/ B.Ed (Part-Time)/ BA LLB/ BMLT/ BPEd/ BPT/ B.Lib/ BCA/ GNM/ LLB/ LLM/ M.Ed/ M.Lib/ MPT/ MPH/ MSW/ PGDCA/ PGRD/ DCA/ BJMC/ MJMC -
BA/ BA {Hons.} Hindi, English, Political Science, Sociology, Economics, History, Psychology
B.Sc Agriculture, Biology, Biotechnology, Computer Science, Information Technology, Microbiology, Nursing, Yoga, Zoology
B.Sc {Hons.} Agriculture, Chemistry, Mathematics, Physics
BA Mass Communication & Journalism
BBA/ BBA {Hons.} Agribusiness, HR, Marketing, Finance, IT, Retail
BE Civil Engineering, Computer Engineering, Electrical & Electronics Engineering, Electronics & Telecommunication, Mechanical Engineering
MA Economics, English, Hindi, History, Mass Communication and Journalism, Political Science, Sociology
B.Voc/ M.Voc Trades (Agriculture, Electronics/ Construction/ Food Procession/ Green Jobs/ Life Science/ IT/ Computer Application/ Textiles & Handlooms/ Tourism & Hospitality/ Automobile/ Banking and Finance/ Retail/ Strategic Manufacturing/ Healthcare/ Telecom/ Earthmoving/ Plumbing/ Mining)
M.Com Management, Taxation
M.Sc Agriculture (Horticulture/ Agronomy/ Plant Breeding & Genetics/ Agriculture Economics/ Agricultural Extension), Botany, Chemistry, Computer Science, Information Technology, Maths, Physics, Yoga, Zoology, Nursing, Biology, Biotech, Microbiology
M.Tech Civil Engineering, Computer Engineering, Power System, VLSI, Wireless Mobile Communication, Mechanical Engineering (Production Engineering/ Thermal Engineering)
MBA Agribusiness, Hospital Management, Marketing, HR, Finance, IT, Retail, Travel & Tourism, Production
Diploma DMTL, Civil Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Electrical and Electronics Engineering, Cath Lab Technology, Consumer Protection Law, Cyber Law, Dialysis Technology, Labour Law, Yoga 
PG Diploma Yoga, Agriculture Business, Business Management, Rural Development, Urban Development
Certificate Courses AI/ ML, Cyber Security, Big Data, and Quality Engineering {in Partnership with Micro Focus and Hewlett Packard Enterprise}, French, German, Japanese, Spanish
PhD Commerce, Management, Information Technology, Computer Science, Computer Applications, Chemistry, Physics, Maths, Botany, Zoology, Civil Engineering, Computer Engineering, Electrical & Electronics Engineering, Electronics & Telecommunication, Mechanical Engineering, Yoga, Education, Physical Education, Law, Economics, English, Hindi, History, Social Work, Political Science, Sociology, Lib. Science


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RNTU Faculties

The university through the following faculties provides undergraduate, postgraduate, diploma, and postgraduate diploma courses.

  • Faculty of Agriculture
  • Faculty of Science
  • Faculty of Commerce
  • Faculty of Education
  • Faculty of Law
  • Faculty of Management 
  • Faculty of Paramedical and Nursing
  • Faculty of Humanities and Languages
  • Faculty of Information Technology
  • Faculty of Engineering and Technology

RNTU Admission

Candidates can apply online for RNTU admission on the official website of the university. For other admissions-related queries, candidates can visit the official website of the university.

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RNTU Eligibility Criteria

The courses offered by the university have their own set of eligibility criteria that candidates must fulfil. The courses along with their eligibility are given below:

RNTU BE Eligibility

Bachelor of Engineering is a four-year undergraduate course with specializations in Civil Engineering, Computer Engineering, Electrical & Electronics Engineering, Electronics & Communication, and Mechanical Engineering.

Eligibility Criteria

  • The candidate must have passed 10+2 with 45% marks and physics, chemistry, and mathematics as subjects from a recognized Board.

RNTU B.Com Eligibility

B.Com is a three-year undergraduate course with specializations in CA, taxation and general B.Com. Additionally, an honours course is also offered in B.Com by the University.

Eligibility Criteria

  • The candidate must have passed 10+2 in the commerce stream from a recognized Board.

RNTU M.Tech Eligibility

Master of Technology [M.Tech] is a two-year postgraduate course with specializations in Civil Engineering, Computer Science Engineering, Power System, VLSI, Wireless Mobile Communication, Production Engineering, and Thermal Engineering.

Eligibility Criteria

  • The candidate must have a degree in engineering with 50% marks (40% for SC/ ST).

RNTU MBA Eligibility

MBA is a two-year postgraduate course with specializations in Agribusiness, Hospital Management, Marketing, HR, Finance, IT, Retail, Travel & Tourism and Production.

Eligibility Criteria

  • The candidate must be a graduate in any discipline with 50% marks (45% for SC/ ST).

RNTU Infrastructure Facilities

The university provides world-class education with state-of-the-art facilities and infrastructure. The university is spread over 52-acre. RNTU facilities include a modern gym, a full-fledged library, a canteen, a separate hostel accommodation for both girls and boys with all the basic facilities and a pick and drop service makes the living of students top-class and helps them to excel in their education. In addition to this, the university has centres of excellence, a startup incubation centre, sports, and co-curricular activities.

RNTU Hostel Details

There are four hostel blocks with a capacity of 85 each, available within the campus and one block with a capacity of 150 students, is located in the town about 10 km from the university. A separate girls hostel is available in the town with all the facilities. All rooms in the hostels are well furnished and built with an attached bathroom. An ultra-modern dining hall is also available in the mess. A mechanized kitchen ensures a high level of hygiene. Other facilities provided in the hostel are: 

  • TV sets
  • Carom Boards
  • Other recreational and amusement facilities
  • 24-hour water and power supply
  • Gym
  • Basketball and Tennis court

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RNTU Placements

RNTU works for and with every student and sees to it that every graduate from the university is educated with the essential skills and knowledge for a brilliant professional career ahead. Every year over 300 companies visit the university. The university has a separate training and placement department. Some of the activities of the RNTU placement cell includes: 

  • Developing the communication skills of students
  • Conducting group discussions
  • Training on software and development

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RNTU Scholarships

RNTU has launched its own scholarship program with the name Shiksha Mitra Scholarships. It is the largest University aided Scholarship Program at the state level. The scholarships worth INR 1 crore are to be handed out under this program. The scholarship scheme rewards the scholarship to the students based on their marks in the 12th standard board examinations. The RNTU scholarship aims to uplift the students from backward and economically weaker sections of society.

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RNTU Collaborations

RNTU focuses on employing students for which they have effective collaboration for research skilling and education. The international collaborations of the university are:

  • Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, USA
  • ICE WaRM, Australia
  • KAIST, Korea
  • NCTU, Taiwan
  • KYIV, Ukraine
  • Tribhuvan University, Nepal

Rabindranath Tagore University Highlights

Institution Type Private

Rabindranath Tagore University Rankings

Publisher Ranking Criteria
167 Engineering
56 University


What are the specializations offered in the BE course at RNTU, Bhopal?

RNTU offers BE in Civil Engineering, Computer Engineering, Electrical & Electronics Engineering, Electronics & Telecommunication, and Mechanical Engineering.

Does the University provide hostel facilities?

Yes, the university provides hostel facilities to students.

Does RNTU, Bhopal offer scholarships?

Yes. The university offers scholarships to deserving students.

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