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Formerly known as Arunachal University, Rajiv Gandhi University is a premier institution of higher education in the state. The foundation stone of the university was laid by then prime minister of India late Mrs. Indira Gandhi in the year in 1984 at Rono Hills where the present day campus of the university is located. It is just 6.5 Km away from the National Highway 52-A and 25 Km from the state capital Itanagar. The university is well linked with all modes of transportation for the convenience of its students. Ever since its inception it is provides excellent services to its students not only academically but helps in their overall growth as well.

The Rajiv Gandhi University offers under graduate, post graduate, M.Phill and P.hd programs. The Department of Education also offers B.Ed programs to the students as well. There are as many as 15 colleges which are affiliated to the university provide education facilities to all the neighboring states as well particularly the Assam. The academic year of 2000-2001 was a great year for the university in terms of its achievements as the university is switched over from annual to semester system, various syllabi designated by Boards of Post-Graduate studies (BPGS) have been implemented and the VSAT facility installed by the ERNET India program provides internet facility to the students.

Students who want to collect more information about the university and the programs run by it can visit its official site It offers all the necessary information about admission, academic session, seminars, workshops, conferences, placements etc. The aspirants can also visit which is a complete database of all the boards in different states. It facilitates the students with important notifications, admission procedures, results, online filling of application forms etc and direct them to other important links as well.

Rajiv Gandhi University
    About Rajiv Gandhi University
  Name   RGU (Rajiv Gandhi University)
  Affiliations   UGC
  Contact No   +91 360 2277253, +91 360 2277569
  Founded   1984
  Address   University Road, Papum Pare, Arunachal Pradesh 791112
  City   Itanagar
  State   Arunachal Pradesh
  Country   India
List of courses offered by Rajiv Gandhi University
  S. No.   Degree
Under Graduate
1Bachelor of Computer Application
2Bachelor of Education
3Bachelor of Physical Education
Post Graduate
1Master of Arts in Anthropology
2Master of Arts in Economics
3Master of Arts in Education
4Master of Arts in English
5Master of Arts in Geography
6Master of Arts in Hindi
7Master of Arts in History
8Master of Arts in Mass Communication
9Master of Arts in Political Science
10Master of Arts in Sociology
11Master of Arts in Tribal Studies
12Master of Business Administration
13Master of Commerce
14Master of Computer Application
15Master of Education
16Master of Science in Botany
17Master of Science in Chemistry
18Master of Science in Mathematics & Computing
19Master of Science in Physics
20Master of Science in Zoology
21Master of Social Work
22Master of Technology in Computer Science and Engineering
23Master of Technology in Electronics and Communication Engineering
1Advance Post Graduate Diploma In Biodiversity
2Advanced Post Graduate Diploma in Disaster Management
3Post Graduate Diploma in Banking Insurance
4Post Graduate Diploma in Functional Hindi
5Post Graduate Diploma in Geoinformatics
6Post Graduate Diploma in Hospitality Management and Tourism
7Post Graduate Diploma in Mass Communication
8Post Graduate Diploma In Yoga Therapy Education (PGDYTE)
List of colleges affiliated with Rajiv Gandhi University
  S. No.    College Name
1Jawaharlal Nehru College , Pasighat, East Siang, Arunachal Pradesh
2Dera Natung Government College , Itanagar, Arunachal Pradesh
3Indira Gandhi Govt. College , Tezu, Arunachal Pradesh
4Government College , Bomdila, West Kameng, Arunachal Pradesh
5Donyi Polo Govt. College , Kamki, West Siang, Arunachal Pradesh
6Rang Frah Govt. College , Changlang, Arunachal Pradesh
7Wangcha Rajkumar Government College , Deomali, Tirap, Arunachal Pradesh
8Don Bosco College , Jully, Itanagar, Arunachal Pradesh
9NE Homoeopathic Med. College & Hospital , Itanagar, Arunachal Pradesh
10Saint Claret College , Ziro, Lower Subansiri, Arunachal Pradesh
11Doying Gumin College , Pasighat, East Siang, Arunachal Pradesh
12Hills College of Teacher Education, Lekhi , Naharlagun, Papum Pare, Arunachal Pradesh
13Government College , Yachuli, Lower Subansiri, Arunachal Pradesh
14Saint Francis De Sales College , Aalo, West Siang, Arunachal Pradesh
15Arunachal Law Academy, Lekhi , Naharlagun, Papum Pare, Arunachal Pradesh
16Arunachal Community College , Itanagar, Arunachal Pradesh
17Government College , Seppa, East Kameng, Arunachal Pradesh
18Daying Ering College of Teacher Education , Pasighat, East Siang, Arunchal Pradesh
19Mudo Tamo Memorial College , Ziro, Lower Subansiri, Arunachal Pradesh
20Siang Royal Academy , Pasighat, East Siang, Arunachal Pradesh
21TT College of B.Ed , Aalo, West Siang, Arunachal Pradesh
22Govt. College Doimukh , Doimukh, Papum Pare, Arunachal Pradesh
23Govt. College , Daporijo, Upper Subansiri, Arunachal Pradesh
24Tadar Taniang Govt. College , Nyapin, Kurung Kumey, Arunachal Pradesh
25Mahabodhi Lord Buddha College , Namsai, Arunachal Pradesh
26Venerable Uktara Bethany College , Manmao, Namsai, Arunachal Pradesh
27Kasturba Gandhi Institute of Hr. Edu. College , Roing, Lower Dibang Valley, Arunachal Pradesh
28Vivekananda Kendra College of Teacher Education, Nirjuli , Nirjuli, Papumpare, Arunachal Pradesh
29Govt. Model College, Basar , Basar, West Siang, Arunachal Pradesh
30Donyi Polo College of Teacher Education, Itanagar , Itanagar, Papumpare ,Arunachal Pradesh
31Govt. Model College Jemi , Notko,Roing, Roing,Lower Dibang Valley, Arunachal Pradesh
32Govt. Model College,Geku , Geku, Upper Siang, Arunachal Pradesh
33Govt.Women College, Lekhi , Naharlagun, Papumpare, Arunachal Pradesh
34North East Nursing College Of Health Science , ITANAGAR, Vivek Vihar, Itanagar
35Denning College of Teacher Education , Tezu, Arunachal Pradesh