Uttar Pradesh Rajarshi Tandon Open University

Uttar Pradesh Rajarshi Tandon Open University is a public university in Allahabad (Prayagraj), Uttar Pradesh, India. It is named after Rajarshi Purushottam Das Tandon.

U. P. Rajarshi Tandon Open University
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MottoReaching to Unreached
TypeState University (Government)
Established1999 (23 years ago) (1999)
ChancellorAnandiben Patel
Vice-ChancellorProfessor Seema Singh
Allahabad, Uttar Pradesh, India
CampusShantipuram, Phaphamau Pryagraj
Regional Centre at Bareilly


Academic programmesEdit

List of courses offered by university are as under:[1]

  • First Degree Programmes
  • Post Graduate Programmes
  • General Diploma Programme
  • Certificate Programme
  • Computer Programmes
  • Vocational Programmes
  • Professional Programmes
  • Awareness Programmes
  • Adult & Continuing Education Programmes
  • Research Programme


The university library was established in 2000 with a meagre collection of 279 books. At present, the library holds the collection on different streams of humanities, social sciences, natural sciences and developing sciences. Its collection has reached up to 41,387 volumes of books and 92 learned journals besides 5 daily newspapers and 12 other periodicals. The library serves faculty members, supporting staff, research scholars and more than 50,000 students spread all over Uttar Pradesh. It is the apex body to provide library and information services to its students and others. A regional library at Allahabad Regional Centre has opened as its branch library. It is also in planning to establish regional libraries at other region, Sector – F, Phaphamau, Allahabad. The librarian is Dr. T.N. Dubey.


  1. ^ "U.P. Rajarshi Tandon Open University, Allahabad: Students". admission.onlineuprtou.in.

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Coordinates: 25°32′31″N 81°51′02″E / 25.5420°N 81.8506°E / 25.5420; 81.8506