Ranchi University, Ranchi is one of the public teaching universities in India. Ranchi University was founded in the year 1960. It is located in Doranda, Ranchi, Jharkhand. Mr. Bishnudeo Narayan Singh was the first vice-chancellor of the University. It has approval by the University Grants Commission (UGC). RU, Ranchi also has accreditation with ‘A-Grade’ by UGC (NAAC) and got approved by AIU. The University is spread across more than 65000 square km. The University is associated with 15 constituent colleges and 29 affiliated colleges. They offer UG and PG programs in Science, Medical, Engineering, Arts, Management, and Law Streams and other degrees/diploma programs, P.hd. etc. For admission, the candidate must be qualified through an entrance examination.