Rashtrasant Tukadoji Maharaj Nagpur University

Rashtrasant Tukadoji Maharaj Nagpur University (RTMNU), formerly Nagpur University, is a public state university located in Nagpur, Maharashtra. It is one of India's oldest universities, as well as the second oldest in Maharashtra. It is named after Rashtrasant Tukdoji Maharaj, a spiritual leader, orator, and musician from Vidarbha. The university is a member of the Association of Indian Universities and the Association of Commonwealth Universities.[1]

Rashtrasant Tukadoji Maharaj Nagpur University
Rashtrasant Tukadoji Maharaj Nagpur University logo.jpg
Former name
Nagpur University
TypePublic
Established1923 (99 years ago) (1923)
ChancellorGovernor of Maharashtra
Vice-ChancellorDr. Subhash R. Chaudhari
Location, ,
CampusUrban
NicknameRTMNU
AffiliationsACU, AIU, NAAC, NBA, UGC
Websitehttps://www.nagpuruniversity.ac.in/

Vice chancellorsEdit

  • Sir Bipin Krishna Bose (1923–1928)
  • Hari Singh Gour (1928–) (1936–)[2]
  • Dr. Tukaram Jayram Kedar (Jan 1938-Jan 1944)
  • Justice W. R. Puranik (1944–1947)
  • G. B. Kadam
  • Vishnu Bhikaji Kolte (1966–1972)
  • M. G. Bokre
  • Bhalchandra Chopane
  • D. Y. Gohokar (1975–1977)
  • Vilas Sapkal
  • Dr. M. A. Chansarkar (1985-1988)[3]
  • Dr. S. N. Pathan
  • Siddharthavinayaka P. Kane (2015–2020)[4]
  • Dr. Subhash R. Chaudhari (2020–present)[5]

Faculties and DepartmentsEdit

The university is composed of the Faculties of Arts & Humanities, Science, Social Sciences, Home Science, Medicine, Commerce, Education, Engineering & Technology, Law, and Ayurveda, consisting of 39 Postgraduate teaching departments (PGTD) and three constituent colleges (the Law College, College of Education, and the Laxminarayan Institute of Technology).[6] The departments and college buildings are spread over seven campuses with an overall area of 327 acres.[7]

AcademicsEdit

RankingsEdit

University and college rankings
Engineering – India
NIRF (2020)[8]144

The National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF) ranked it 144 among engineering colleges in 2020.[8]

Notable alumniEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Association of Commonwealth Universities members list". www.acu.ac.uk.
  2. ^ "About Dr. HariSingh Gour". Archived from the original on 28 September 2011. Retrieved 8 March 2010.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: bot: original URL status unknown (link)
  3. ^ "Dr M A Chansarkar the Nagpur University former V-C No More". 21 May 2020 – via The Hitavada.
  4. ^ "Siddharthavinayaka Kane is new V-C of Rashtrasant Tukadoji Maharaj Nagpur University". 8 April 2015 – via The Economic Times.
  5. ^ Team, T. L. N. (8 April 2020). "Dr Murlidhar Chandekar takes charge as new acting VC of RTMNU".
  6. ^ "Nagpur University". www.nagpuruniversity.org. Retrieved 24 March 2018.
  7. ^ "RASHTRASANT TUKADOJI MAHARAJ NAGPUR UNIVERSITY" (PDF). Retrieved 14 February 2017.
  8. ^ a b "National Institutional Ranking Framework 2020 (Engineering)". National Institutional Ranking Framework. Ministry of Education. 11 June 2020.

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Coordinates: 21°08′49″N 79°03′00″E / 21.146856°N 79.050061°E / 21.146856; 79.050061