The 12th standard results are out and the admission process, in higher learning institutes, across the city is in full swing. After acing the senior secondary exams, students in Jaipur must definitely be flipping through many college websites in order to find the right one for them. Given this scenario we decided to lighten the burden of the confused students of Jaipur by sharing a list of top colleges and universities in Jaipur for higher education.
1.) MAHARANI’S COLLEGE
One of the oldest all girls college established in 1944 and situated in the heart of the city. The college offers degrees in B.A, B.Com, B.SC, B.CA and B.B.A. Today the college is a part of university of Rajasthan and is Asia’s largest multi faculty college. Extracurricular activities are given equal importance as academics for the overall development of students.
http://www.universitymaharanicollege.ac.in2.) IIS UNIVERSITY
This all girls institute for higher education has a plethora of undergraduate, post graduate and professional courses due to the vast number of departments. NSS and NCC are extremely active and various clubs work to enhance the activity of the college. The girl’s hostel is well furnished and gives a chance to girls from different parts of Rajasthan to live and study in an enriching environment.
Established in 1965 this institute offers higher education for women in UG, PG and other skill enhancement courses. It is situated on JLN Marg which also has other institutes for higher education. The college also has a hostel, computerised library, swimming pool, auditorium and various laboratories.
4.) MAHARAJA COLLEGE
Established in the year 1844 by the maharaja of Jaipur the college got its affiliation from university of Rajasthan in the year 1974. The campus is beautiful and the buildings are designed keeping in mind British Architecture. Courses offered are B.SC (pass course), B.SC (honours) and B.CA (under self finance scheme). The college houses a boy’s hostel with a capacity of 200 students and also has a well furnished library with over 1 lakh books.
Informal website : https://maharajacollege.info/
5.) ST. XAVIER’S COLLEGE
In a short span of 7 years, St. Xavier’s College has achieved the position of one of the top colleges in Jaipur. The college offers undergraduate courses in arts, management, computers and commerce. The annual college fest “ZEST” is considered one of the best in Jaipur and it involves participation from various colleges of India. It also has another campus in Nevta.
6.) PEARL ACADEMY
Established 12 years ago as a branch of Pearl Academy, the Jaipur center boasts a huge campus with a beautifully designed building. UG and PG courses are offered in fashion, jewellery, interior, styling etc. It is also one of the highest ranked design colleges in Rajasthan.
7.) MANIPAL UNIVERSITY
Built on a land of 122 acres the university is not only for its beautiful campus but also for its quality education which is offered in UG, PG and PHD courses. Undergraduate courses include architecture, engineering, fashion design, humanities, social science etc. They have the facility of daily transportation for students residing in Jaipur and also have a separate boys and girls hostel in the campus.
It was founded in 1963 with aim of educating the youth in science, engineering and management. The college offers both Bachelor’s and Master’s courses. The lush green campus extends to 312 acres and has the facility of a fully computerised library, canteen, guest houses, bank, medical facilities and more.
http://www.mnit.ac.in/9.) NIMS UNIVERSITY
Located in the outskirts of Jaipur, it is a self financed university offering courses in medicine, architecture, nursing, dentistry, humanities, social sciences, management, law and many more. The university has also contributed for the upliftment in rural areas of Rajasthan with their social outreach programs which have benefited thousands of needy patients all over the state.
http://nimsuniversity.org/10.) JAIPUR NATIONAL UNIVERSITY
Jaipur national university was established in 2007 and it offers various traditional and distance courses in fields like management, sciences, technology, engineering, social sciences, law etc. The institute also offers research programs and has grown immensely since its inception 10 years back.
11.) AMITY UNIVERSITY
Amity University, Rajasthan, believes in nurturing talent along-side excellence in academics. Green pollution free campus creates ideal ambience for learning and personality development. The University looks at grooming of youth beyond excellence. It offers graduate, post-graduate as well as Ph.D programmes in a lot of conventional as well as unconventional fields.
12) R.A. PODAR Institute of Management
The oldest B-School in the city, Ramnath Anandilal Podar Institute of Management (RAPIM), has been a pioneer in management education for past 45 years. Founded in the year 1974 the institute offers courses in MBA, MBA(Services Management) and MBA(Executive) along with a Ph.D. program in Management. The institute is affiliated to Rajasthan University, which adds to its credibility.
Wishing all the students good luck with the upcoming challenge of choosing a college! 🙂
Blog Credit- Anjali Sarda (Intern at Jaipur Beat)
Anjali is currently pursuing Bachelor’s in Phil from Delhi University.
(Blog updated : May, 2019).