Jagan Nath University, Jaipur has been established by an Act of the Rajasthan State Legislature (Act No. 19 of 2008) on April 16, 2008, approved under section 2(f) by the UGC Act, 1956, accredited by NAAC (2nd Cycle) with "A" grade in 2022 and is member of the Association of Indian Universities (AIU). The University has also acquired a distinctive status in agriculture education of having been accredited by ICAR for its B.Sc. (Hons.) Agriculture program.
The University is offering UG and PG programs in the areas of Engineering & Technology, Architecture, Management, Law, Agriculture Science, Pharmacy, Physiotherapy, Paramedical Sciences, Education and Vocational Studies. The Ph.D. programs are offered in select disciplines. The University has approval from various Statutory Regulatory Authorities (CoA, BCI, NCTE and PCI) for programs in respective disciplines.
The University has evolved a comprehensive academic system which incorporates the latest guidelines of NEP-2020 including CBCS, outcome based assessments, skill development, industry partnerships, holistic eco-system, research, extension activities with focus on promoting quality higher education and employability among students.
The University has signed MoUs with various industrial and professional organizations to promote industry integrations and for resource sharing to promote skill education and quality internships and placements. Effective teaching-learning process, adequate industry exposure, integration of skill education in curriculum design, holistic education, research and project based learning, outcome based assessments, etc. are the main pillars of academic system of this University.
To promote student centric environment, an essential policy framework has been put in place through establishment of Training and Placement Cell, Guidance and Career Council Cell, Anti-Ragging Cell, Gender Sensitization and Sexual Harassment Cell, Student Welfare Cell, Student Grievances Redressal Cell, SC/ST and OBC Cell and Minority Cell. Provisions for scholarships and free ships for students on merit-cum-means basis exist. Alumni Association has been registered and alumni meetings are organized regularly. The students do participate in various curricular and extra-curricular activities including sports, cultural festivals and celebration of national level festivals.
The academic system of the University is comprehensive, dynamic and vibrant incorporating the latest policy framework of the UGC and Ministry of Education, supported by state-of-the-art infrastructure and extensive use of ICT resources for achieving objectives of quality education, employability, creativity, innovations and human values among learners to produce good citizenship and skilled manpower. The University aspires to be a centre of excellence for higher education in modern context in the years to come.