The Central University of Rajasthan has been established by an Act of Parliament (Act No. 25 of 2009, The Gazette of India, No. 27, published on 20th March, 2009 as a new Central University, and is fully funded by the Government of India. The state government has allocated 518+ Acres of land for the permanent site of the Central University at Bandra Sindri near Kishangarh on Jaipur – Ajmer Road (NH-8).
The university has students from both India and all over the world also. Presently having students from over 20 states of India, central university rajasthan also has international students mainly from the Middle East and South Asia. On campus, the student population has reached around 650 and it is expected to peak to around 5000 in near future.
Other than academics, nimber of societies and clubs exist for students like the student-run media group called Astitva, the Film Club, the photography club known as the Lenswala and the Economics Society of CURAJ. The annual cultural fest is known as Marukriti. The Economania, Math Earth and Myriad Hues are the annual fests of the respective department and student societies of the university. The university’s students also participate in regional and national level inter-university fests and competitions like the Association of Indian Universities annual fest known as UNIFEST.
The Central Library of the university has been acquiring a wide range of knowledge resources for its students and researchers since its inception. It currently has more than 9504 reference books and text books, and online access of 3,000 journals and a few electronics related databases under the UGC/ INFONET Digital Library consortium of INFLIBNET. It also has access to Knimbus platform which is a collaborative knowledge platform that provides single point search across the publications and sources