Rajiv Gandhi University (RGU): Courses, Fees, Contact Details, Facilities

  • Itanagar , Arunachal Pradesh
  • 4.5 (2 Reviews)
Priyanka Verma Priyanka Verma | Jan 6, 2024
Priyanka Verma
Priyanka Verma

Updated on - Jan 6, 2024

Rajiv Gandhi University(RGU) Itanagar is a UGC-recognized, 25-year-old University located in Arunachal Pradesh.  RGU Itanagar offers admission to undergraduate, postgraduate, diploma, M.Phil and doctorate courses. The admissions to Rajiv Gandhi Univerity are currently open. The admissions are being made based on CUET-UG/CUET-PG/RGUCET exam scores. The CUET-UG exam was conducted in 5 phases, and the result was declared on September 15, 2022.  

Rajiv Gandhi university offers courses in the field of applied sciences, humanities, fine arts, computer application, engineering, education, and earth sciences. RGU Itanagar campus is spread over 302 acres. 35 colleges are affiliated with Rajiv Gandhi University Itanagar, and RGU Itanagaris proud of its research activities. RGU Itanagar has a culture of organising international seminars, conferences and guest lectures that aid the curriculum of the institute. 

Within 40 years of its establishment, Rajiv Gandhi University (RGU) has been offering high-quality education with expert faculty. Here’s what the students have to say at GetMyUni Verdict.

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Rajiv Gandhi University Quick Insights

Rajiv Gandhi University formerly known as Arunachal University was converted to a central university on 9th April 2007 as per notification of Ministry of Human Resource Development, Government of India. Some important information such as year of establishment, courses offered, etc. is mentioned below

Rajiv Gandhi University, Arunachal Pradesh

Year of Establishment


Type of University






Courses Offered

Undergraduate, Postgraduate, Doctoral, PG-Diploma, Certificate and M.Phil

Campus Area

302 acres

Infrastructural Facilities

Library, Health centre, Labs, Sports Facilities


Itanagar, Arunachal Pradesh

Rajiv Gandhi University Admission Dates 2022

Rajiv Gandhi University offers admission to UG, PG, Doctorate and M.Phil students. The important dates related to the admission procedure are listed below



Last Date to Register for CUET-UG

May 6, 2022.

CUET-UG Admit Card Release

July 12, 2022.

CUET-UG Exam 2022 Phase 1 

July 15, 2022 to August 30, 2022

CUET-UG Result Declaration

September 16, 2022.


Rajiv Gandhi University Ranking

RGU Itanagar is the only central university in Arunachal Pradesh and has performed very well in all spheres of education. In 2022, Rajiv Gandhi University secured the rank of 151st position in the NIRF Ranking 2022 overall category. Some other achievements of RGU Itanagar include

  • RGU Itanagar was ranked 107 by NIRF Rankings 2020
  • RGU Itanagar was ranked as the 2nd best central university in India, by the Union Human Resource Development ministry, in 2020.

Rajiv Gandhi University Courses

Rajiv Gandhi University offers UG, PG, Doctorate, PG Diploma, certificate and  M.Phil courses in the field of applied sciences, humanities, engineering, fine arts, education, and earth sciences. Following is the list of some of the courses offered at Rajiv Gandhi University Itanagar



Selection Criteria


3 years

10+2 with relevant subjects. CUET/RGUCET scores.


4 years

10+2 with Math/Statistics as a compulsory subject or 3 years diploma in Technology or engineering.


2 years

CPET/RGPET scores+Graduation in relevant subject


2 years

CPET/RGPET scores+Graduation in relevant subject


2 years

GATE/CPET/RGPET scores+Graduation in B.Tech/B.E./M.Sc


3-5 years

RGUMPET+Post Graduation


1-2 years

RGUMPET+Post Graduation

Rajiv Gandhi University Fee Details

Rajiv Gandhi University Itanagar offers various undergraduate, postgraduate, certificate PG Diploma and doctorate programs in various fields. Applicants pay their fees to RGU Itanagar via online or offline mode. Given below are some of the fees for different courses offered by the institute


Total Tuition Fees


INR 67200


INR 8070


INR 26320


INR 9640


INR 18000

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Rajiv Gandhi University Departments

Rajiv Gandhi University has many departments that facilitate and diversify the curriculum. Some of these include




Social Work







Computer Science and Engineering

Electrical Engineering


Mass Communication



Sports Psychology


Rajiv Gandhi University Admission

Rajiv Gandhi University Itanagar offers admission to UG, PG, PG-Diploma, Doctorate, and M.Phil courses based on CUET, RGUCET, CUPET, and RGPCET scores. RGU Itanagar offers certificate courses in communicative English, goods services, and tax that admits students based on entrance tests. CUET scorecard has been released by NTA.

Rajiv Gandhi University Eligibility Criteria

RGU Itanagar accepts CUET, RGUCET scores for admission to UG courses and CUPET, and RGPCET scores for admission to PG, PG-Diploma, PhD and M.Phil courses. Some of the courses' eligibility criteria are listed below:

M.Tech Eligibility Criteria

  • The candidate must have completed B.Tech/B.E./M.Sc degree in Computer Science/IT or MCA
  • A valid score in GATE/CUET-PG/RGPCET

PhD. Eligibility Criteria

  • Masters from a recognized board with 55% marks in relevant discipline 
  • A valid score in CUET-PG/RGPCET 

M.Sc Eligibility Criteria

  • Masters from a recognized board with 55% marks in relevant discipline 
  • A valid score in CUET-PG/RGPCET 

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Why choose Rajiv Gandhi University?

Rajiv Gandhi University(RGU) Itanagar was established in the year 1984. Since its inception, it has grown to become a recognized institute of higher education in the country. RGU Itanagar is affiliated with AICTE, recognized by UGC, and has been awarded the NAAC B accreditation. RGU Itanagar is located in the picturesque land of Rono Hills in Arunachal and is spread across 302 acres

Rajiv Gandhi University Academic Advantages

  • RGU Itanagar offers UG, PG, PG-Diploma, Doctorate, and M.Phil courses in the fields of applied sciences, engineering, humanities, fine arts, education, law and earth sciences. 
  • According to the Union Human Resource Development ministry, Rajiv Gandhi University Itanagar is the second-best central university among 40 universities in the country.
  • RGU Itanagar has active participation in biodiversity studies and conservation. RGU Itanagar has a centre for excellence in biodiversity conservation as well.
  • Rajiv Gandhi University Itanagar offers distance education in economics, languages, and humanities. 
  • Rajiv Gandhi University Itanagar has a centre for entrepreneurship, development studies, and excellence in biodiversity.
  • Rajiv Gandhi University Itanagar provides NET coaching to students on campus. 
  • Rajiv Gandhi University Itanagar has a functional Centre for Youth Development and Leadership studies (CYDLS) to make the youth an efficient human resource.
  • RGU Itanagar is equipped with a fully functional bioinformatics facility that improves the research at the institute. 

Rajiv Gandhi University Cutoff

Rajiv Gandhi University Itanagar accepts scores of CUET-UG, RGUCET, CUET-PG, and RGPCET for admission to the UG, PG, PG-Diploma, Certificate, and Doctorate courses. The cutoff for these exams is decided on the basis of student's performance and the number of students that applied. 

Expected CUET UG B.Tech Cutoff 2022 Data


Expected Cutoff %

General / UR












Rajiv Gandhi University Result

Rajiv Gandhi university Itanagar publishes its admission and semester results online. RGU Itanagar has published the semester result of the M.Phil, B.Ed, B.Com, BA, B.Sc & BALLB courses. The provisional list of shortlisted candidates for PGDTM, Certificate in Environmental Sanitation, B.P.Ed, M.Sc Sports Science, Agronomy, and Botany for the session 2022-2023 has also been released. The results can be accessed on the RGU Itanagar official website.

Rajiv Gandhi University Infrastructure

Rajiv Gandhi university Itanagar is located on the top of Rono Hills in Arunachal Pradesh. RGU Itanagar Itanagar campus is spread across 302 acres. The campus is lush green and provides all facilities for smooth functioning in the campus. Some of these facilities include

  • Library
  • Central Instrumentation Facility
  • Health Centre
  • Guest House
  • Bank
  • Post office
  • Transport

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Rajiv Gandhi University Placements

Rajiv Gandhi University Itanagar placement cell was established in 2019 and is working towards enhancing the in-campus placement scenario at RGU Itanagar. The cell works in coordination with the University Industry Interface Cell (UIIC) and Career Counseling Cell (CCC). 

Students of RGU Itanagar have pursued placements in the following companies


GRIPS at Sparks Foundation



Rajiv Gandhi University Scholarships

Rajiv Gandhi University Itanagar accepts scholarships offered by the Government of India. The Government of India has a National Scholarships Portal that enlists all scholarships. Some of these scholarships are



ISHAN UDAY scholarship

It is available to students from the North-Eastern states of India. Family income is not equal to or more than Rs.4.5 lakh per annum. The scheme is available to students in first-year UG courses.

PG Indira Gandhi Scholarship for Single Girl Child

Available for female students below 30 years of age. Only first-year postgraduate students are eligible. Twins are eligible for this scholarship.

PRAGATI Scholarship 

Only for female students. Family income less than 8LPA. INR 50,000 available per annum for a 4-year course.

SAKSHAM Scholarship 

Students having more than 40% disability. Family income less than 8LPA. INR 50,000 available per annum for a 4-year course.


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Rajiv Gandhi University Collaborations

Rajiv Gandhi University has collaborations with various institutes that aid the curriculum at RGU Itanagar. These collaborations have been for youth/student development, research, and career development. 

International Collaborations


Partnering Institute


Research Institute for Humanity and Nature, 


University of Missouri, University of South Florida


Senman University

National Collaborations

  • SEBI and NSEIL, Kolkata
  • IGNOU, New Delhi
  • DRDO Tezpur
  • MAKAIS, Kolkata
  • ShodhGanga (INFLIBNET)
  • Indian Institute of Entrepreneurship, Guwahati
  • SPA, Bhopal
  • Rajiv Gandhi National Institute of Youth Development (RGNIYD), Chennai
  • Ministry of Youth Affairs, Government of India
  • KIIT Bhubaneshwar
  • Directorate of Research, Government of Andhra Pradesh
  • G.B. Pant National Institute of Himalayan Environment, Almora

Rajiv Gandhi University Faculty

Rajiv Gandhi University Itanagar has highly qualified teachers as a part of its faculty. All the regular teachers are  UGC-CSIR JRF holders and/or M.Phil degree holders. The faculty is an important part of the Alumni Association, College development council, and the Internal Quality Assurance Cell. The faculty is also part of the NET coaching centre situated on the campus

Rajiv Gandhi University Alumni

Rajiv Gandhi University Itanagar has produced brilliant minds in various fields. RGU Itanagar has an Alumni Association cell that caters to the alumni association, networking, and other alumni-related events at RGU Itanagar. Some students who have brought laurels to RGU Itanagar include

Notable Alumni


Dipankar Borah

Indian Botanist

Nino Ering

Indian Politician

Takam Sanjoy

Indian Politician

Alo Libang

Minister of Health and Family Welfare, Arunachal Pradesh

Rajiv Gandhi University (RGU) Highlights

Institution Type Public
Year of Establishment 1984
Genders Accepted Co-Ed
Total Area (In Acre) 302
Construction Area (Sq. M) 87600
Website www.rgu.ac.in
Accredited by NAAC-B

Rajiv Gandhi University (RGU) Courses & Fees 2024

Course Average Fees Duration
MTech -- 2 Years
MBA -- 2 Years
BSc -- 3 Years
BCA ₹9,270 3 Years
B.Ed ₹9,380 2 Years
MA ₹5,680 2 Years
M.Com -- 2 Years
MSc ₹6,065 2 Years
PGD -- 2 Years
PhD -- 3 Years

Rajiv Gandhi University (RGU) Courses and Fee Structure

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Courses offered by Rajiv Gandhi University (RGU)

BSc [Bachelor of Science]

Offline On Campus

₹ 9,270 (3 Years)

Postgraduate Diploma (PGD)

Offline On Campus

LLM [Master of Laws]

Offline On Campus

BFA [Bachelor of Fine Arts]

Offline On Campus

BA [Bachelor of Arts]

Offline On Campus

M.Com [Master of Commerce]

Offline On Campus

B.Ed [Bachelor of Education]

Offline On Campus

₹ 9,380 (2 Years)

Exams Accepted by Rajiv Gandhi University (RGU)


Exam Date: May 15, 2024

Rajiv Gandhi University (RGU) FAQs

What are the courses offered at Rajiv Gandhi University?

RGU Itanagar offers UG, PG, PG-Diploma, Certificate, Doctorate and M.Phil courses in humanities, science, engineering, law, education and fine arts.

What are the exams accepted at Rajiv Gandhi University?

RGU Itanagar accepts CUET,RGUCET, CUET-PG, RGUPET, and GATE.

Does Rajiv Gandhi University offer distance education?


What are the departments at Rajiv Gandhi University?

Botany, Chemistry, Computer application, English, Hindi, Music, Social work, Sociology, History, Education and many others.

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  • www.rgu.ac.in

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