RKDF University, Bhopal : Courses, Fees, Placements, Ranking, Admission 2022

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Established in 2012, Ram Krishna Dharmarth Foundation University (RKDF University) is a private university located in Bhopal. It is a UGC-approved university with over 40,000 students and 1,500 faculty, offering a wide range of UG, PG and doctoral programmes. The University was established to impart quality in higher education, especially in central India. It is sponsored by the 'Ayushmati Education & Social Society’. Experienced faculty, flexible and dynamic curriculum, resourceful research and global connections are the features that set RKDF University apart from other universities.

RKDF University has a network of 140 colleges spread across five universities, located in four cities of Central India, including Bhopal, Indore, Sehore and Rewa. The colleges offer courses in the areas of Engineering, Pharmacy, Management, Hotel Management, Education, Homeopathic, Dental and Nursing. For smooth functioning of such a vast university, RKDF University is divided into several departments that are listed below:

RKDF University: Departments

Management

Science

Bachelor of Engineering

Master of Technology

Pharmacy

Computer Application

Social Science

Agriculture

Law

BHMS

Paramedical

Architecture

Commerce

Nursing

Diploma Engineering

Education

Most of the courses offered by the University are in close collaboration with foreign universities. Over 60 top executives from leading corporate institutions constantly interact with faculty and students to help them formulate academics and research. The University is spread over 59 acre with plenty of open space and sports areas interspersed within academic buildings. It facilitates interaction with national and foreign institutions to broaden the knowledge and skill of students.

The University has several national and international collaborations. Some of them include Central Institute of Agricultural Engineering (CIAE), Indian Institute of Soil Sciences, (IISS), National HRD Network, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, American Society for Quality, etc. It has also signed MoUs with Harrow and Dudley College, Shawnee State University, Sias International University, Sierra Bio Life Private Limited, Asia and the Pacific, etc.

RKDF University Highlights

The major highlights of the University are tabulated below in detail:

ParticularsStatistics

Institution type

Private university

Campus location

Bhopal

Campus area

59 acre

Recognised by

University Grants Commission (UGC)

Member of

Association of Indian Universities (AIU)

Collaborations

Central Institute of Agricultural Engineering (CIAE), Indian Institute of Soil Sciences, (IISS), National HRD Network, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, American Society for Quality

MoUs

Harrow and Dudley College, Shawnee State University, Sias International University, Sierra Bio Life Private Limited, Asia and the Pacific

Courses offered

34

Admission criteria

Entrance-based, Merit-based

Accepted entrance exams

BE/ BTech: JEE Main

BSc Agriculture: PAT

BArch: NATA

BHMS: NEET UG

MTech: GATE

MPharm: GPAT

MBA: CMAT

Application mode

Online

Total students

40,000

Total faculty

1,500

Gender intake

Co-ed

Mode of education

Full-time

Top recruiters

AIS, Amazon, Axis Bank, HCL, Jaro Education, Patanjali, Pfizer, Wipro

Official website

www.rkdf.ac.in

RKDF University Admission Process

RKDF University admissions are conducted online through its official website. Registrations for admission to RKDF University programmes usually begin in first week of March and the shortlisting process commences in last week of May. The programmes offered by the University are in full-time mode only. However, the University offers lateral entry admission to some of its programmes. Admission to all the courses has a distinct selection process. Details regarding same are listed below:

UG courses

  • Admission to BE/ BTech programme is based on JEE Main score. In case of vacant seats, merit-based admission is granted by the University to non-JEE Main-qualified candidates
  • Admission to BSc (Agriculture) programme is based on PAT entrance examination
  • Candidates willing to seek BArch admission are evaluated based on NATA score. Much like BE/ BTech programme, in case of vacant seats, admission is granted to the eligible applicants with highest aggregate in Class 12
  • Admission to BHMS programme is based on NEET UG score
  • Candidates willing to seek admission to any of the remaining UG or diploma programmes need to have a good academic record as the admission is done on merit basis

PG courses

  • RKDF University grants admission to its MTech programme based on GATE score
  • Candidates willing to seek MPharm admission need to have a valid GPAT score
  • Admission to RKDF University MBA programme is based on CMAT score
  • For seeking admission to remaining PG programmes, candidates need to have a good aggregate score in their graduation degree

PhD and MPhil courses

  • Admission to PhD and MPhil programme is based on a university-level entrance test, followed by an interview round
  • Candidates with a valid GATECSIR NETUGC NET are exempted from entrance examination and are directly for the PI round

Read more: RKDF University Admission Process 2020

RKDF University Courses

At UG level, RKDF University offers 21 different courses in various fields of Engineering, Science, Commerce, Architecture, Medical & Health Sciences, Education, Arts and many more. The duration of these programmes, selection and eligibility criteria and annual seat intake varies from course to course. Some of the UG programmes are also offered in lateral entry mode. The University also offers ten different PG courses in Science, Engineering, Architecture, Management, Commerce and more. Apart from lateral entry admission, the duration of all these PG programmes is two years. Apart from these courses, RKDF University offers a diploma programme in five specialisations. All these diploma courses are of a two-year duration. The University invites application to its three-year PhD and one-year MPhil programme against vacant seats available in 13 and ten disciplines, respectively as approved by registered supervisors of the University. The course-wise selection and eligibility criteria for some of the flagship RKDF University courses along with total course fee is given below:

CourseEligibilityFee (in Rs)

BE

- Civil Engineering

- Electrical & Electronics Engineering

- Information Technology

- Mechanical Engineering

- Electronics & Communication Engineering

- Computer Science Engineering

Passed Class 12 from a recognised board with Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics as compulsory subjects and a minimum of 45% aggregate (40% for SC/ ST candidates)

2,60,000

BSc

- Physics

- Chemistry

- Mathematics

- Biotechnology

- Botany

- Zoology

Passed Class 12 in Science stream from a recognised board

4,20,000

MTech

- Computer Science Engineering

- Digital Communication

- Power Electronics

- Electrical Power Systems

- Production & Industrial Engineering

- Thermal Engineering

BE/ BTech or equivalent degree from a recognised  board with a minimum of 505 aggregate (45% for SC/ ST candidates)

1,50,000

MSc

- Physics

- Mathematics

- Chemistry

- Zoology

- Biology

- Computer Science

Passed graduation degree of three years in relevant stream from a recognised institute/ university

40,000

MBA

Passed bachelors’ degree of three-year duration from a recognised institute/ university with a minimum of 50% aggregate (45% for SC/ ST candidates)

1,00,000

Read more: RKDF University Courses and Fees


Placements

AIS Amazon Axis Bank HCL Jaro Education Patanjali Pfizer Wipro

FAQ

Frequently Asked Questions

Yes, established in 2012, Ram Krishna Dharmarth Foundation University (RKDF University) is a private university located in Bhopal.

The University has several national and international collaborations. Some of them include Central Institute of Agricultural Engineering (CIAE), Indian Institute of Soil Sciences, (IISS), National HRD Network, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, American Society for Quality.

Yes, RKDF University is a UGC-approved university that is also a member of Association of Indian Universities (AIU).

RKDF University has signed MoUs with Harrow and Dudley College, Shawnee State University, Sias International University, Sierra Bio Life Private Limited, Asia and the Pacific, etc.

RKDF University has a network of 140 colleges spread across five universities, located in four cities of Central India, including Bhopal, Indore, Sehore and Rewa.

Including all 140 colleges function under the RKDF University, it has an average count of over 40,000 students and 1,500 faculty.

RKDF University is sponsored by the 'Ayushmati Education & Social Society’.

Experienced faculty, flexible and dynamic curriculum, resourceful research and global connections are the features that set RKDF University apart from other universities.

RKDG University offers courses in the areas of Engineering, Pharmacy, Management, Hotel Management, Education, Homeopathic, Dental and Nursing.

The top recruiters of RKDF University include AIS, Amazon, Axis Bank, HCL, Jaro Education, Patanjali, Pfizer, Wipro.