FACULTY OF ARTS (HUMANITIES & SOCIAL SCIENCES)
BA/BA (Hons): Eligibility Intermediate from Jharkhand Academic Council, Ranchi or equivalent. Duration 3 years.
Subjects Compulsory A mod Ind Lang (Bengali, Hindi, Oriya or Urdu). Optionals any three of the following: A classical Lang
including German; French; Latin; Anthro; Home Sc; Econ; Eng; Geog; Hist; Maths; Music; Phil; Pol Sc; Sociol. In the case of
women students Home Sc may be interchanged with a subject indicated above.
Candidates may take up the Honours course in one of the three optional subjects offered.
MA: Eligibility BA/BA (Hons). Duration 2 years (Four semesters) with an exam at the end of each semester. Subjects
any one of the following: Anthro; Bengali; Econ; Eng; Geog; Hindi; Hist; Home Sc, Maths; Phil; Pol Sc; Psy; Tribal and
Regional Languages; Sans; Urdu.
FACULTY OF COMMERCE
BCom/BCom (Hons): Eligibility Intermediate in Commerce or Science. Subjects B Com Hons and General Courses
offered. Duration 3 years. Examination on annual patternat the end of academic year.
For Honours course a candidate has to take, in addition to the subjects mentioned under BCom, the following: Pub Econ &
Planning, Indl Relations & Personnel Mgt; Pub Enterprises and Pub Corporations.
MCom: Eligibility Bachelor’s degree in Commerce. Duration 2 years (Four semesters) Subjects All compulsory papers
with specialisation in Finance, Marketing, and HRM in the IVth Semester.
FACULTY OF EDUCATION
Bed: Eligibility: Bachelor’s degree. Duration 1 year Subjects: Theory of Edn; Ednl Psy & Ednl Measurements; School
Orgn & Health Edn; Ednl Reconstruction in India & abroad; Methods of Teaching any four of the following subjects: Hindi,
Urdu, Sans, Eng as a foreign lang, Hist, Geog, Dom Sc, Sc, Maths, Social Studies, Ele Edn; one of the following crafts:
Spinning & Weaving; Wood Work or Metal Work. Optionals Social & Cultural Anthro. Practical Teaching.
FACULTY OF ENGINEERING
B Tech. : Eligibility: Intermediate with Phy, Chem & Maths. Duration 4 years with University exam of 8 semesters.
Branches: Computer Sc; Civil; Elect; Electronics & Communications; Mech; Metallurgy; Material Engg; IT; and
M.Tech: Eligibility BTech. Duration: 2 yrs of 4 semesters. Branches: Manufacturing Engg; Foundry & Forge
Technology; Environmental Engg; Material Science & Engg; Civil; and Mechanical.
FACULTY OF LAW
LLB: Eligibility Bachelor’s degree in any discipline. Duration 3 years (Six Semesters).
FACULTY OF MEDICINE
MBBS: Eligibility Intermediate Sc with Phy, Chem and Biol. Admission through competitive examination Duration 4½
years with an exam at the end of 1 year, 1½ year, 1year and 1 year known as First Professional MBBS, Second Professional
MBBS, Third Professional MBBS Part I, and Third Professional MBBS Part II respectively. Candidates have to undergo a
compulsory housemanship of one year.
MD/ MS For admission, a student must have passed the MBBS exam of the University or any other degree recognised as
equivalent thereto, and must have also completed 6 months housemanship in a recognised hospital; 3 years of registration
with the Council of Medical Registration; 2 years work in the department concerned of a Medical College or Research
Institute recognised by the university. Branches MD Biochem; Forensic Med; Gen Med, Paediatrics, Pathol; Physiol;
Preventive & Social Med; Psychological Med; Tropical Med. MS Anaesthesiology; Anatomy; Gen Surgery; Obst & Gynae;
Ophthal; Ortho; Otorhinolaryngology; Radiol.
MD (Psychiatry) Eligibility MBBS. Duration 3 yrs. The university also conducts MCh course.
Basic BSc Nursing: Eligibility Intermediate Sc with Physics, Chemistry, Biology and English (PCBE) with 50%
aggregate marks. Duration Four Years under annual examination pattern.
Post Basic Nursing: Eligibility IA/ISc/ICom with diploma in General Nursing and midwifery. Duration 2 years under
annual examination pattern.
FACULTY OF SCIENCE
BSc/BSc (Hons) : Eligibility Intermediate in Sc. Duration 3 years. Subjects Physics, Chemistry, Botany, Zoology,
Geology, Mathematics. Examination at the end of 1st Year, 2nd year, and 3rd Year.
MSc: Eligibility BSc/ BSc (Hons). Duration 2 years (Four semesters) with an exam at the end of each semester.
Subjects Bot Chem; Geol; Phy; Maths; Zool.
MPhil: Eligibility MA/M.sc./M.Com. with 55% marks in for General & OBC category and 50% marks for SC/ST category
Duration 1 year (Two semesters)
The University awards PhD degree in the Faculties of Arts (Humanities & Social Sciences), Science, Commerce, Medicine
and Engg. There is also a provision of awarding DLitt and DSc Degrees.
Ranchi University is running a number of vocational/self-financing courses at UG and PG level. These provide Degree,
Advanced Diploma, Diploma, and Certificate courses. The fees vary with courses. Some of these courses are:
Self-financing Courses at P.G. Level:
LL.M, MBA, MCA, M. Sc. (Electronics and Communication), MA in JyotirVigyan (Astrology), M. A. in Rural Development, M.
A. in Public Administration, M. A. in Mass Communication, MA Museology & Arhaeology, MA Human Rights, M.Sc.
Biotechnology, Medicinal Plant; Food Preservation and Bakery; Functional Arabic; Functional
Persian; Journalism; Broadcast Journalism & Video Production
Self-financing Courses at U. G. level
Bio-technology, Computer Application, Computer Maintenance, Information Technology, Office Management & Secretarial
Practice, Clinical Nutrition & Dietetics, Fashion Designing, Food Processing, Environment & Water Management, Business
Administration, Advertising, Sales Promotion, & Sales Management
Add-on Courses (Certificate, Diploma, and Advanced Diploma)
Yoga, Insurance, Electronics, Banking, Adv. Sales Promotion and Sales Management Retailing, Computer Application,
Business Management etc.