RK University - RKU, Rajkot : Courses, Fees, Placements, Ranking, Admission 2022

About

RK University is a UGC approved private university located in Rajkot, Gujarat. This University is approved by the UGC, AICTE, Pharmacy Council of India and CDSCO (Government of India), among various other organisations and is accredited with Grade ‘B+’ by NAAC. Started its operations in 2005 with just 120 students on its campus, today RK University offers over 40 courses at UG, PG, doctoral and diploma-level to approximately 6,000 students at a time.

Latest Updates

  • September 4, 2020: GUJCET 2020 result to be declared on September 5.
  • September 3, 2020: The admission process of RK University is currently open, candidates can apply online on the official website.
  • September 1, 2020: JEE Main 2020 exam for April/September session begins, check all important updates. Read more
  • August 31, 2020: NTA has re-opened the UGC NET 2020 application correction window. UGC NET admit card will release soon. Read more

With two campuses (main campus and city campus) located at an area of approximately 102 acre, RK University has built an extensively hi-tech and state-of-the-art infrastructure with fully equipped seminar halls, conference rooms and classrooms. Over the years, RK University has formed industrial linkages with a number of organisations and companies such as Oracle, CISCO, Consularis, Infosys and Texas Instruments, among others for the overall development of its students.

RK University Departments

RK University currently offers programmes across various fields such as Engineering, Management, Arts, Science, Computers & IT, Medicine, Health Sciences and Agriculture. All these courses are offered via the eight departments/schools functioning under it. These schools include:

Schools under RK University

School of Science

School of Management

School of Agriculture Science

School of Pharmacy

School of Engineering

School of Physiotherapy

School of Diploma Studies

Ayurvedic College and Hospital

RK University Highlights

Some of the major highlights around RK University are tabulated below:

ParticularsStatistics

Establishment year

2005

Institute type

Private

Location

Rajkot, Gujarat

Approved by

UGC, AICTE, Pharmacy Council of India, CDSCO, Indian Association of Physiotherapists, DTE (Government of Gujarat), CCIM (New Delhi)

Accredited by

NAAC with ‘B+’ Grade

Entrance exams accepted

JEE Main, GUJCET, NEET, CAT, MAT, CMAT, UGC NET, SET, GSET, GATEGPAT and RAT

Number of courses

40+

Total faculty members

1,000+

Highest salary (2020)

Rs 5 lakh (School of Management)

Top recruiters

IBM, Accenture, TCS, Amazon, Infosys, Vodafone and Polycab

Gender Intake

Co-ed

Mode of education

Full-time

Application mode

Online/Offline

Industrial linkages

Oracle, CISCO, Consularis, Infosys and Texas Instruments

International collaborations

- De Montfort University Leicester

- Wroclaw University of Science and Technology

- Skoda Auto University

Official website

www.rku.ac.in

RK University International Collaborations

RK University brings a few international students and faculties to its campus every year to creates and foster an environment of cultural exchange among its students and faculty members. In addition to this, it also offers the opportunity for foreign exchange programmes to its own students. For this mutually beneficial purpose, it has formed international collaborations with some of the top universities and institutes across the globe. Some of these include:

  • De Montfort University, Leicester
  • Wroclaw University of Science and Technology
  • Skoda Auto University
  • University of Massachusetts, Lowell
  • California State University
  • Lamar University
  • Liaison College, Canada

RK University Admission Process

RK University admission process is completely online for UG, PG and diploma that takes place via the Admission Committee for Professional Course (ACPC), Gujarat. Candidates willing to get admission here either need to score well in the national/state-level entrance exam or merit score in the qualifying exams of Class 12, UG and Class 10 level for admission to UG, PG and diploma courses, respectively. A detailed course-wise admission process of RK University is mentioned below:

UG Courses

  • Admission in BTech takes place via JEE Main or GUJCET exam
  • For BAMS, candidates must have a valid score in NEET exam
  • Selection to PharmaD, BPharma and BPT is based on GUJCET
  • For other UG courses, such as BCA, BBA, BCom, BSc, admission is based completely on merit scores of Class 12

PG Courses

  • For MBA, candidates need to appear in CAT/MAT/CMAT exam
  • GPAT exam is considered for admission to MPharma
  • For other PG courses, such as MTech, MSc and MCA, admission is offered to students meeting with the minimum eligibility criteria set by the University

PhD programme

  • Admission to PhD takes place through Research Aptitude Test (RAT) conducted by the University followed by an interview
  • Candidates with a qualifying score in UGC NET/ SET/ GSET/ GATEGPAT are also eligible to apply and are exempted from RAT

Read more: RK University Admission Process

RK University Courses

RK University offers a wide range of UG, PG, diploma and doctoral programmes to the students across various fields, such as Engineering, Arts, Medicine, Management, Science, Computers & IT and Commerce and Economics among many others.

  • Majority of the UG programmes such as BCA, BBA, BCom, BSc have a duration of three years
  • BAMS programme is of five and a half year duration
  • PharmD programme is of six-year duration with one year of compulsory clinical internship
  • BTech, BPharma and BPT courses are of four-year duration
  • The duration of all the PG programmes is two-year except for MCA which is a three-year course

The below table mentions the minimum eligibility criteria and fee for some of the important RK University courses:

Course NameEligibility CriteriaSemester Fee (in Rs)

BTech

- Computer Engineering

- Mechanical Engineering

- Civil Engineering

Qualifying exams: JEE Main or GUJCET

A pass in Class 12 with Science stream (with Physics, Chemistry and Maths) or equivalent

32,500

BCA

Candidates must pass Class 12 to become eligible for these programmes

20,000 each

BSc

- Chemistry

- Physics

- Maths

A pass in Class 12 with Science stream (with Physics, Chemistry and Maths or Biology or both)

For Maths specialisation: A pass in Class 12 with Science stream (with Physics and Chemistry)

BAMS

Qualifying exam: NEET

A pass in Class 12 with Science stream with Physics, Chemistry, Biology (theory + practical) subjects

2.6 lakh (per year)

MTech

- Civil Engineering (Construction Technology)

- Computer Engineering

- Mechanical Engineering (Machine Design)

A minimum of 50% aggregate in BE/BTech in relevant branch of Engineering (45% aggregate for reserved category candidates)

35,000

MCA

A graduation degree with a minimum 50% aggregate (45% for SC/ST/SEBC candidates) at the qualifying examination

32,500

PhD

- Pharmacy

- Management

- Chemistry

Qualifying exams: NET/ SET/ GSET/ GATE/ GPAT or RKU’s RAT

Candidates must have a master’s degree with at least 50% aggregate or equivalent CGPA (5% relaxation for reserved category students)

60,000 (for first-year)

Read more: RK University Courses

RK University Placements

RK University has a well-structured Training and Placement Cell that is committed towards providing all possible assistance to the students to find employment. Different training and placement officers are allotted to each department/school who work in close tandem with the Central Training & Placement cell. The benefits of this organised assistance are reflected in the lucrative offers received by the students of RK University. School-wise RK University placement highlights 2020 are as follows:

SchoolPlacement Highlights 2020

School of Management

Total students registered for placements: 27

Placement percentage: 57%

Highest package: Rs 5 lakh

Companies visited: 30

School of Engineering and School of Diploma Studies

Total students registered for placements: 211

Placement percentage: 69%

Highest package: Rs 4.7 lakh

Companies visited: 115

School of Pharmacy

Total students registered for placements: 6

Placement percentage: 67%

Highest package: Rs 2.25 lakh

Companies visited: 5

School of Science

Total students registered for placements: 32

Placement percentage: 69%

Highest package: Rs 2.4 lakh

Companies visited: 20

School of Physiotherapy

Total students registered for placements: 60

Placement percentage: 81%

Highest package: Rs 4.5 lakh

Companies visited: 25

Some of the prominent recruiters who have hired the students from across multiple departments/schools of RK University are depicted in the image below:

RK University top companies 2020
Image source: Official website of RK University

RK University Scholarships

RK University offers its scholarships via one of the largest scholarships programmes in Gujarat, i.e. KS Patel Scholarship Awards. Numerous bright students are rewarded with these scholarships that are designed to accommodate deserving students by partially or fully relieving their finances involved while pursuing various programmes at the University. A list of all RK University scholarships and a few scholarship-providing authorities is mentioned below:

  • Post Matric Scholarship for SC Category Students
  • Post Matric Scholarships for ST Category Students
  • Scholarships for OBCs (Other Backward Classes)
  • Post Matric Scholarship for Minority Caste Students (such as Muslim, Christian, Sheikh, Parsi, Buddhist and Jain)
  • CM Scholarship scheme
  • Pragti /Saksham Scheme

Apart from the above-mentioned scholarships, a few scholarships are also rewarded by the following authorities to deserving students:

  • Department of Empowerment of Persons with Disability
  • Mukhyamantri Yuva Swavlamban Yojana, Gujarat State(MYSY)
  • Gujarat Unreserved Education & Economic Development Corporation (GUEEDC)
  • Vidhya Lakshmi Portal

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FAQ

Frequently Asked Questions

Yes, RK University is approved by a number of organisations and regulatory bodies, which include the UGC, AICTE, Pharmacy Council of India, CDSCO, Indian Association of Physiotherapists, DTE (Government of Gujarat) and CCIM (New Delhi).

No, RK University is a private university located in Rajkot, Gujarat.

RK University was established in 2005.

Candidates willing to get admission to RK University either need to score well in the national/state-level entrance exam or merit score in the qualifying exams of Class 12, UG, PG and Class 10 level for admission to UG, PG, doctoral and diploma courses, respectively.

Candidates seeking admission to RK University are required to apply online from the official website of ACPC (Admission Committee of Professional Courses), Gujarat. In addition to this, the application form for PhD is available on the official website which can be downloaded, filled and submitted offline.

Yes, all the scholarships provided by RK University are offered via one of the largest scholarship programmes in Gujarat, which is KS Patel Scholarship Awards programme. Designed to accommodate maximum number of deserving students, it partially or fully relieves the financial burden for various students every year.

Yes, RK University provides separate hostel facilities for boys and girls.

The application fee is Rs 1,000 for all programmes.

The semester fee for MBA at RK University is Rs 39,000.

Some of the prominent recruiters at RK University, include IBM, Accenture, TCS, Amazon, Infosys, Vodafone and Polycab, among others.

RK University has formed international collaborations with some of the top universities and institutes across the world. Some of these are as follows: De Montfort University, Leicester Wroclaw University of Science and Technology Skoda Auto University University of Massachusetts, Lowell California State University Lamar University Liaison College, Canada