Uttar Pradesh Rajarshi Tandon Open University
Amongst the well known open universities in the state of Uttar Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh Rajarshi Tandon Open University (UPRTOU) is located in Allahabad district of the state. Named after Bharat Ratna Rajarshi Purusottam Das Tandon Ji, the University is a centre of academic excellence for pusruing higher studies through distance mode. It boasts of an excellent management system which monitors the academic modules and performance of the constituent colleges, thus assuring the high standard of academics.
The University is recognized by University Grants Commission (UGC), All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE), New Delhi, and Distance Education Council of Union of India. It conducts degree, diploma and certificate programmes through its various constituent colleges in distinct fields of Agriculture & Food Technology, Computer Science, Education & Teaching, Health Science, Management, Science, and Social Science. Presently, the University offers 90 courses through its extensive network of five regional centres and more than 400 study centres, spread across Uttar Pradesh. The programmes so offered are well researched and based on the modern concepts.
The University is ideally situated amidst education friendly environment. It is furnished with all modern essential amenities. It has a central library with a vast collection of books and journals. Apart from well-equipped classrooms, the University also has hi-tech facilities, such as world class computer lab, internet connectivity and E-library, which make studying convenient and effective.
Uttar Pradesh Rajarshi Tandon Open University was founded in 1999 under the Act No. 10/1999 passed by U.P. Legislature and assented to by the Governor of U.P. on March 24, 1999. Since its inception, the University has been constantly creating new opportunities for aspirants and has emerged as a leader in distance learning.
- School of Agricultural Sciences
- School of Computer and Information Sciences
- School of Education
- School of Health Sciences
- School of Humanities
- School of Management Studies
- School of Sciences
- School of Social Science
UP Rajarshi Tandon Open University
Allahabad - 211 013
Phone: +91-532-2447028, 2447035
Fax: +91-532-2407890, 2447036