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Andhra Pradesh University | 1984


RGU or Rajiv Gandhi University is also called Arunachal University. It is one of the oldest universities in Arunachal Pradesh state. The university offers various postgraduate courses in more than thirty-nine disciplines with the PG Diploma, M.Phil, and Ph.D. programs. There are approx. 35 colleges affiliated with this university and are spread across the whole state. The admission to different courses will be initiated in every month of June & July. Applicants who are seeking admission to this university then they can apply online mode by visiting its official website. 

Apart from this, the university also imparts education in multiple fields through distance learning. There are 60% seat reserves for the UG and PG programs for ST candidates. While 9% seats for OBC, 3% for the SC category, 3% for differently-abled categories, and 5% for wards of Ex-servicemen candidates. Other seats left 20% seats are open for other category candidates.

Rajiv Gandhi University Highlights

University established in 1984
Size of the campus 302 acres
Affiliated to AIU, UGC
Approved by AICTE
Mode of education Part time
  Full time
Application mode Online or offline
Official website
Total number of faculty 209

Top Courses & Fees

  • BCA
    Duration: 3Y
  • B.Sc
    Duration: 3Y
  • B.Ed
    Duration: 2Y
  • BA
    Duration: 3Y
  • MA
    Duration: 2Y
  • BPE
    Duration: 1Y
  • Certificate
    Duration: 6Y
  • The RGU offers three years of a bachelor of arts programs at the UG level. Applicants who are seeking admission should have completed the intermediate exam from the recognized board with English as a mandatory subject. All the seats will be allotted based on obtained marks in intermediate.

    Course Name Eligibility Criteria Selection Criteria
    Bachelor of Arts Intermediate  Merit-based


    RGU Distance Education for MA:

    The RGU university also provides two year Master of Arts programs with 5 specializations at PG level. To pursue this course applicants need to passed graduation degree from the recognized university. Selection process will be done on the basis of obtained marks in the Graduation degree.

    Courses  Eligibility Criteria
    MA in English Graduation
    MA in Education
    MA in History
    MA in Political Science
    MA in Hindi


    Rajiv Gandhi University Distance Education Fees:

    Course  Fees
    Bachelor of Education Rupees 5,000
    Master of Arts Rupees 12,000
    Certification Rupees 7,180
    Bachelor of Computer Application Rupees 14,150
    Bachelor of Arts Rupees 5,400
    B.P. Ed Rupees 10,050


The selection process will be based on obtained marks in graduation.

Aspiring applicants can get a prospectus to fill the application form directly from the university or University’s head office.

Fill the form with correct information and then attach all required and important documents along with the Demand Draft in the favour of the Registrar's office at Rajiv Gandhi University, payable.

Applicants can also pay their application fee through the NEFT to the Institute of Distance Education, at the A/c No. 880201010001672 with IFSC code.

Make sure the copy of the deposit slip and UTR No. is to be submitted along with admission forms.

Required Documents:

  • Clear photocopies of class 10th Mark Sheet and Certificate
  • Clear photocopies of intermediate Mark Sheet and Certificate
  • Clear photocopies of class graduation Mark Sheet and Certificate
  • Voter ID/ Adhaar Card/ Driving License or other valid ID proof
  • Caste Certificate
  • Original class X and XII mark sheets


Rajiv Gandhi University Important Dates:

Events  Important dates (Tentaive)
Last date to fill the application form Between August to September
Last date to fill the form with late fee Oct-22

RGU Distance Education Programs Eligibility Criteria:

Course  Eligibility Criteria
B.Ed Applicants should complete the graduation degree with at least 50% marks in BE/ B.Tech/ B.Com/ BA/ MA/ M.Sc/ M.Com from the recognized university
BCA Applicants must have to complete intermediate exam with statistics/ Maths as mandatory subjects
BA Applicants must have to complete intermediate degree from any stream with at least 50% marks
MA Applicants must have to complete bachelor degree from recognized university


Institute of Distance Education Affiliated Institute and Centers of RGU

  • Center for Development Studies
  • Center for Excellence in Biodiversity
  • NET Coaching Center
  • Women Studies and Research Center
  • Bioinformatics Center


Boys Hostels Ambulance Wi-Fi Indoor/Outdoor games Sports A/c Labs BUS AC Dining Hall Yoga and Meditation


Ques: What are the course offered by Rajiv Gandhi University?
The Rajiv Gandhi University offers various programs like B.Ed, MCA, M.Sc, M.Tech, BCA, MA, and M. Tech in multiple streams and specializations.


Ques: What will be the eligibility criteria for the M.Sc program of RGU university?
To apply to the Master of Science program at RGU University, applicants must have completed the graduation degree from a recognized university or institute in a relevant discipline with at least 45% marks.


Ques: What are the common admission criteria of Rajiv Gandhi University?
Rajiv Gandhi University offers admission on merit based where the marks secured by the candidates in their qualifying exam. For UG programs, the admission will be based on an intermediate exam and for PG the admission will be done based on obtained marks in graduation.


Ques: How to fill out the application form?
The application process of RGU University will be done through online mode

  • Applicants should have to complete their higher secondary education from the recognized board and the admission will be done on merit-based
  • For MBA admission based on obtained marks and also written test followed by the group discussion and personal interview
  • Applicants should have valid GATE scores for the M. Tech program
  • RGU BCA admission will be based on a valid score in RGUCET


Ques: Where is the Rajiv Gandhi University located?
The university is located at Rono Hills in Doimukh town and nine miles away from the state capital, Itanagar.


Ranking of RGU:

  • The university has been ranked as 2 rankings out of 9 in Arunachal Pradesh
  • The university gets 394 ranking out of 876 in India
  • The university has been ranked as 2 rankings out of 4 in Itanagar
  • The university gets 7937 ranking out of 14,160 in the world


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