University Profile

University Profile

Rani Durgavati Vishwavidyalayawas established under Jabalpur University Act on the 12th of June 1956. Since then the University has chartered an illustrious history of academic achievements and intellectual leadership. It was envisaged by the decision makers that the spread of education especially higher education would lead to deeper socio – economic development. The achievements of the University has been recognized and documented by the National Assessment and Accreditation Council in 2014, when it awarded a high rating of “B”. We are striving for an even better rating in next accreditation.            

The University covers a vast arena of disciplines and encompasses various faculties such as Science, Arts, Social Science, Commerce, Law, Management and Education. The various departments are continuously involved in teaching and research activities that are recognized both nationally and internationally. Apart from 24 well established teaching and research departments, the University also runs several sponsored centers like Academic Staff College, Community College, Women’s Study Center, Design Innovation Center, Career Guidance Counseling Training and Placement Cell, Remedial Coaching for SC/ST/OBC, Gandhi Shodh Peeth, Guru Nanak Devji Shodh Peeth, Bharatiya Gyan Shodh Peeth, Dr. Ambedkar Studies Center, Skill Development Center, Distance Education, and host of students’ and employees’ supporting facilities. The University has been identified as the only state University in Madhya Pradesh and one of the nine Universities nationally for implementation of the prestigious NUSSD programme.

The University has the proud privilege of having a host of luminaries from academic and public life. The founder Vice Chancellor Pt. Kunjilal Dubey has also been the speaker of Madhya Pradesh Vidhan Sabha. The present Vice Chancellor Prof. Kapil Deo Mishra also dons many feathers to his cap in academia and administration. The noteworthy contributions are new job-oriented and skill-based courses such as Bachelor of Vocation in Medical Lab Technology and Building Construction, Masters in Cyber Security, Bachelor of Physical Education and Sports, Diploma in Renewable Energy, Design Innovation are to name few, and several innovative programmes are in pipeline. The curriculum up-gradation is achieved by adopting Learning Outcome based-Choice Based Credit System in all the programmes of the University, and has made the University at par with the leading HEI’s within India and abroad.

The University has also digitalized much of the Academic and Administrative activities by way of evolving platform for online admission, teaching and learning, examination and result processing, including dissipation of digital form of student records, purchases and financial matters, and college affiliation. In acknowledging its social responsibilities, the University has adopted adjoining villages for literary and other extension activities, has undertaken treatment of Leprosy patients, extended continuous psychometric tests, Blood and other Medical camps and periodic Employment Fairs.   

We are committed to fulfill our mission that is “To provide quality education, develop human resources and improve literacy and socio-economic status of society as a whole in general and deprived sections of our society in particular”.