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Founded in 1984, Rajiv Gandhi University is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the the rural setting of the medium-sized town of Itanagar (population range of 10,000-49,999 inhabitants), Arunachal Pradesh. Officially accredited/recognized by the University Grants Commission, India, Rajiv Gandhi University (RGU) is a coeducational higher education institution. Rajiv Gandhi University (RGU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees in several areas of study. RGU also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.

Rajiv Gandhi University (RGU) (Hindi: राजीव गांधी विश्वविद्यालय) earlier known as Arunachal University, established in 1984, is the oldest university in the Indian state of Arunachal Pradesh. The foundation stone for the university was laid by the then Prime Minister of India Late Smt. Indira Gandhi.

Before the inception of Rajiv Gandhi University, colleges of Arunachal Pradesh were affiliated to North Eastern Hill University, Shillong. At present, 32 Colleges in Arunachal Pradesh are affiliated to Rajiv Gandhi University. Out of these, 14 are government degree colleges namely, Jawaharlal Nehru College (Pasighat), Dera Natung Government College (Itanagar), Indira Gandhi Government College (Tezu), Government College (Bomdila), Donyi-Polo Government College, Kamki, Rang-Frah Government College, (Changlang), Wangcha Rajkumar Government College, (Deomali), Govt. College (Yachuli),Government College (Seppa),Government Degree College, (Doimukh),Government Degree College, (Daporijo), Government Degree College, (Nyapin),Government Women College,Lekhi (Naharlagun),and Government Model College, (Geku) . The university has been extending educational facilities to the students from the neighbouring states particularly Assam.


Rajiv Gandhi University has been a Central University under the Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD), Government of India since 9 April 2007. Rajiv Gandhi University, formerly known as Arunachal University, was established by the state government of Arunachal Pradesh, in 1984. In 2005 the same has been renamed as Rajiv Gandhi University.


Faculty of Education
  • Department of Education
  • Department of Physical Education
Faculty of Languages
  • Department of English
  • Department of Hindi
Faculty of Social Science
  • Department of Anthropology
  • Department of Economics
  • Department of History
  • Department of Political Science
  • Department of Sociology
  • Department of Social Work
Faculty of Basic Science
  • Department of Mathematics
  • Department of Physics
  • Department of Chemistry
Faculty of Environmental Science
  • Department of Geography
Faculty of Life Science
  • Department of Botany
  • Department of Zoology
Faculty of Engineering & Technology
  • Department of Computer Science and Engineering
  • Department of Electronics and Communication Engineering
Faculty of Information Technology
  • Department of Mass Communications
Faculty of Commerce and Management Studies
  • Depa
  • rtment of Commerce
  • Department of Management

Institute and Centers

  • Arunachal Institute of Tribal Studies
  • Institute of Distance Education
  • Center for Excellence in Biodiversity
  • Computer & Information Center

Centre for Women Studies

Int. Scholarships

  • Scholarship in Europe.

    Students Housing

    Girls Hostels

    • Pare Hall of Residence
    • Dibang Hall of Residence
    • Kameng Hall of Residence
    • Yomgo Halls of Residence

    Boys Hostels

    • Subansiri Halls of Residence
    • Lohit Halls of Residence
    • Siang Halls of Residence
    • Tirap Halls of Residence
    • Panyor Halls of Residence


    Arunachal Panorama- the Festival of Diversity Uni-Fest V.C Trophy Inter-college Youth

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