Rishihood University

  • Sonipat, Haryana
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Updated On - Dec 14, 2021

Rishihood University Overview

Rishihood University is a social-impact university located in Sonepat, Haryana. It offers multi-disciplinary education in 5 different schools with UG and PG programs. It focuses on creativity, entrepreneurship, and leadership in the students. Rishihood has faculty from universities like Stanford, LSE, IITs, and many other top institutions globally. The university has an environment-friendly residential campus.

Rishihood University was established in 2018 by a group of philanthropists and impact-driven professionals who come from diverse fields of architecture, education, healthcare, and business. The University is led by an esteemed board that includes public figures, cabinet ministers, Padma Shri Awardees, and more. Rishihood University courses include BBA, MBA, B.Sc, B.Des, and many more. There are several activities held by the University to keep its students occupied. The clubs and societies arrange many events for the students to participate in.

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Rishihood University Highlights

The highlights of Rishihood University like the location, founders, and programs offered are given in the table below

Rishihood University Highlights 
University Type  Private
Year of Establishment 2018
Schools 4 Schools
Programs offered Undergraduate, Postgraduate
 Infrastructure Facilities Classrooms, Laboratories, Auditoriums, and Seminar Halls

Why Choose Rishihood University?

Rishihood University brings the best of Indian and Western methods of Education together. It offers a multidisciplinary approach that gives students enough room to explore their interests and choose subjects not only from their discipline but from other disciplines as well. Students are motivated to follow their passions rather than studying only what the syllabus has to offer. Rishihood University has developed its infrastructure keeping in mind the needs of its students and faculty. Rishihood University provides a vibrant range of cultural, recreational, and social activities for the students. With so many choices, students can learn new skills or engage in sports and discover their talents.

Classrooms, Labs & Studios 

  • At Rishihood University, the students will experience a whole new world of academic excellence with state-of-the-art modern and air-conditioned classrooms and the latest technological back-up.
  • The classrooms naturally trigger a progressive learning experience for the students with the best possible teaching facilities under facilities such as cricket, football, basketball, tennis, badminton, and table tennis.
  • The students will also have the opportunity to become part of the University’s teams and participate in inter-college or inter-university competitions. The University has a well-established and equipped sports complex with a swimming pool and other indoor sports facilities. 

Knowledge Resource Center (Library) 

  • Rishihood University library has been designed keeping in mind the international standards which has a conducive environment for research and learning. It provides access to high-speed Wi-Fi and other means of digital communication. Qualified staff is available to support the needs of the students, faculty, and staff.
  • Its large collection of books and journals, including e-books and e-journals together with printed collections, enables everyone to have extensive access to the resources that you need for the students' assignments, reports, and other academic content. 

Auditorium & Seminar Halls 

  • The campus has a fully equipped 400 seater air-conditioned auditorium and three 120 seater seminar halls which provide a  substantial space to explore, study, interact, enjoy academic and non-academic events. 
  • It has state-of-the-art audiovisual facilities to hold convocation, national-international seminars, and other activities. Seminar halls at the campus are places to provide a level of interactivity that other places and traditional methods of communication fail to do. They are aesthetically designed where all the important workshops and seminars are held.
  • The conference halls are built to host several dignitaries to share their valuable insights with the students and faculty members. 

Dining And Meal Services 

  • A key feature of the campus is its organic farm and associated dining services.
  • The dining facilities are designed such that the students enjoy delicious and healthy meals whether it is breakfast, lunch,  evening snacks, or dinner. 
  • Student Mess Committee is involved in the menu planning process and the quality control of the food that is served to students, faculty, and staff.
  • There are special places designated for students to celebrate special events such as birthdays, festivals or just to sit back and relax with music. 

Health & Wellness 

  • Rishihood provides a safe and healthy environment so that the students can focus on learning and innovation.
  • Health and wellness are given utmost priority and  an infirmary with a 24x7 doctor-on call

Arts & Culture 

  • Art and culture are a part of the life of a student at Rishihood. Photography, painting, music, dance, theatre, and other areas of performing and creative art are encouraged on the campus.
  • The University plans to have its own band both for Western Music and for Indian Music and the selection for this will be based on auditions.
  • Exhibitions depicting the Art and Culture of India are a regular feature of campus life at Rishihood.

Sports & Athletics

  • Physical fitness is a key component of life on the campus and thus there is a heavy emphasis on sports and athletics.
  • The students will have access to a wide range of sports

Rishihood University Collaborations

Rishihood has partnerships with institutions in Denmark, Russia, and South Korea. They are in active discussions to partner with like-minded institutions in several other countries.

  • Ural State Agrarian University, Russia
  • Kyungdong University, South Korea
  • Kaospilot, Denmark

Rishihood University Schools

Rishihood University has several schools offering programs with various specializations. The schools introduced by Rishihood University are listed below.

School of Creativity 

  • The only school of creativity in India within a comprehensive university
  • School of creativity is now a distinguished member of the World Design Organization(WDO).
  • Industry collaborated curriculum and teaching methodology
  • International faculties 
  • Experimental learning and interdisciplinary approach 
  • 24hrs learning and operatable design labs & studios in the campus itself 
  • Industry mentors visiting campus with live projects to work upon
  • Industry certifications and exposure throughout the course 

School of Education

  • Focus on Experiential Learning.
  • Interdisciplinary and multidisciplinary curriculum with a focus on Industry-Academia interface and holistic education.
  • ICT-based and flexible modes for curriculum transaction.
  • Strong background of Promoters in the field of Education.
  • Well-equipped labs and classrooms with ICT facilities.
  • Tie-ups with leading public schools & Govt schools for secondary education, Nursery & primary schools, NGOs, Healthcare organizations, etc.
  • Faculty from international universities and renowned universities in India.
  • Developing research acumen. 

School of Entrepreneurship

  • Specialized approach paired with a research focus, innovation culture, and entrepreneurship zeal backed by world-class facilities
  • Industry-sponsored courses and lab facilities
  • Incubations to help students to develop their own start-ups
  • Leading International visiting faculties and entrepreneurs
  • Experimental learning and interdisciplinary approach 
  • 24hrs learning and operatable design labs in the campus itself 
  • Industry mentors visiting campus with live projects to work upon
  • Industry certifications and exposure throughout the course

 School of Healthcare

  • Experiential Learning
  • Industry Integration from early years for Clinical Training
  • Strong Background of Promoters in Healthcare
  • Hi-Tech Labs (Simulation-based)
  • Tie Up with specialty hospitals
  • Foreign-trained faculty members

Rishihood University Courses

Rishihood University courses include postgraduate and undergraduate programs in various specializations that are listed below.

Course Specializations
B.Des Product Design, Communication Design, Fashion, and Textile Design, Fashion Communication and Styling, Interior Architecture, Game Design
M.Des Industrial Design, Communication Design, Interior Architecture
Bachelor of Visual Arts -
BBA Entrepreneurship, Family Business, Small & Medium Enterprise, General Management
MBA International Business, Finance, Human Capital Management, Marketing, General Management
MBA Entrepreneurship
BA (Hons)  Education
BA (Hons)  Psychology
Bachelor of Optometry -
B.Sc Cardiovascular Technology, Medical Laboratory Technology
B.Sc -
MBA Hospital Administration

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Rishihood University Facilities

Rishihood University provides a state-of-the-art infrastructure with an aim to make their student’s life comfortable. The classrooms, library, mess, cafeterias are well furnished with comfortable seating arrangements. The institute is air-conditioned centrally providing the best learning experience. The classrooms are equipped with the latest technologies. They are well ventilated. The laboratories are well equipped to foster a comfortable and seamless learning environment. Seminar halls and conference halls are where several events, seminars, and workshops take place. Other Rishihood University facilities include cafeterias, hostels for both girls and boys, transport services, healthcare services, several sports facilities, and many others.

Rishihood University Hostel Details

Rishihood University provides comfortable living facilities for the students inside the campus. The campus also has studio apartments which the students can rent. The facilities included in the hostel are given below.

  • It provides shared rooms as well as studio apartments which include en-suite bathrooms.
  • All students living in the hostels must have access to security and a residential support team.
  • Rishihood University facilities include rooms that are separate for both boys and girls.
  • The rooms are well furnished and air-conditioned.
  • There is a 24 hours power supply available on the campus.
  • Parents of students can use the spacious lounge.
  • The common lounge is where students can interact which is equipped with TV, audio aids, reading areas, board games, and a pantry.
  • There are cafeterias and messes available on the campus where students can order as they choose.

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Rishihood University Scholarships

The university offers meritorious scholarships at the time of admission. To help the students during the pandemic, the scholarships are based on Class 10th scores and interviews. Scholarship Eligibility based on the program levels are mentioned below.

Scholarship Eligibility For UG Programs

The Scholarship eligibility criteria For UG Programs are mentioned below.

Score Scholarship %
93% or above in 10th 100%
Between 88% to 92.99% in 10th 50%
Between 80% to 87.99% in 10th 25%

Scholarship Eligibility For M.Des Program

The Scholarship eligibility criteria For the M.Des program is mentioned below.

Score Scholarship %
80% in UG Degree 100%
75% in UG Degree 50%
70% in UG Degree 25%

Scholarship For MBA Program

The Scholarship eligibility criteria For the MBA program is mentioned below.

>90 >95 >211 >700 >325 100%
80-90 90-95 196 -210 650-700 320-325 50%
70-79.99 80-89.9 180 - 195 600-649 315-319 25%

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Rishihood University Admission

  • For admission into Rishihood University, one has to be dedicated to building their future. Both Indian Nationals, as well as international students, can apply.
  • The students can visit the campus or apply online on the university’s official website and must upload all the required documents.
  • Shortlisted applicants will be interviewed personally or virtually by the Admission and Academic Teams.
  • The students pay a refundable security deposit of INR 25,000 towards securing their seats within the stipulated time.

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Rishihood University Eligibility Criteria

Rishihood University admission is based on merit and the eligibility criteria. Anyone can apply for the Rishihood University courses as they have no age limit for the applicants. The eligibility criteria are listed below

Rishihood University UG Eligibility

Rishihood University offers various UG programs such as B.Des, BVA, B.Optometry, BA (Hons) Education, BA (Hons) Psychology, BBA, B.Sc (Cardiovascular Technology), and B.Sc (Medical Laboratory Technology). The duration of these courses are 3-4 years.

Eligibility Criteria

  • Due to the pandemic, the Class 12th board results have been delayed. Hence, Rishihood University is accepting applications based on Class 10th scores.
  • Students from India or outside can apply and their admission will be based on the interview.

Rishihood University PG Eligibility

Rishihood University offers various PG programs such as M.Des, MBA, MBA Entrepreneurship, MBA Hospital Administration. The duration of these courses spans for 2 years.

Eligibility Criteria

  • Due to the pandemic, the final year results have been delayed. Hence, Rishihood University is accepting applications based on pre-final year grades.
  • Students from any recognized institution (in India or outside) are eligible to apply.
  • It also accepts the scores of the following tests
    • For M.Des- CEED

Rishihood University Highlights

Institution Type Private


Is Rishihood University a recognized one?

Rishihood University’s degrees are internationally acceptable. Rishihood University has been established under the Haryana Private Universities Act (Amendment), 2020, and is empowered to award internationally recognized degrees as specified in Section 22(F) of the UGC Act, 1956.

Where is the University located?

Rishihood University is located in Sonipat, Haryana (Delhi NCR), which has emerged as a global education hub. It is also an economic hub generating enormous employment opportunities.

On what basis are scholarships awarded?

Scholarships are awarded on the basis of Merit. However, there is a provision for Open Financial Aid for those who need it. Students native to the state of Haryana are eligible for fee concessions as provided bylaw.  

Rishihood University Reviews

Overall Rating (Out of 5)


Based on 7 Verified Reviews

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Simrankareer | Master of Business Administration [MBA], batch of 2019

Reviewed on Jul 06, 2021

  • 4.5
  • Placements & Internships 4.5
Placements & Internships

Yes, I have done an internship as an admission counselor from Chandigarh University and made my project report on the HRIS topic.

Ghaipriyanka | B des, batch of 2020

Reviewed on Jul 06, 2021

  • 5
  • Placements & Internships 5
Placements & Internships

 It was an excellent experience.

Vidya | Bachelor of Arts [BA] (Psychology), batch of 2021

Reviewed on Jul 05, 2021

  • 4.7
  • Fees and Scholarship 5
  • Academics & Faculty 4.5
  • College Infrastructure 5
  • Clubs & Associations 4.5
Fees and Scholarship

Rishihood University, Sonipat Fee Structure. The course fee is about INR 1.20 Lakh per annum.

I got a 50% scholarship, and the scholarship is based on 12th marks and interviews. So basically, I get to pay a 50%, i.e., INR 60,000.

Academics & Faculty

College is regular. The quality of teaching is very nice. In my course faculty is too supportive and intelligent. They also conducted a personal development course. Their teaching method is very effective, which means they provide more practical knowledge.

Parikshet | Master of Business Administration [MBA], batch of 2008

Reviewed on Jul 05, 2021

  • 4.9
  • Academics & Faculty 5
  • Clubs & Associations 5
  • College Infrastructure 4.5
  • Fees and Scholarship 5
Academics & Faculty

University believes in giving more practical knowledge than theory. This is something that makes this university different from other universities.

Clubs & Associations

University organizes events like spending a weekend for students where they get to know about the courses we are running.

Manuv | Bachelor of science cardiovascular technology, batch of 2020

Reviewed on Jul 05, 2021

  • 4.6
  • Academics & Faculty 4.5
  • College Infrastructure 4.5
  • Fees and Scholarship 5
Academics & Faculty

Rishihood University has foreign-trained facility members, so the class timings are very flexible. Project work gives you good experimental learning. 70% will be practical, and 30% will be theoretical.

College Infrastructure

Hostel facilities are available, and students can avail the hostel facility according to their financial comfort. The quality of the classrooms and WiFi is awesome.

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