U.P. Rajarshi Tandon Open University, Allahabad, was established in 1999 under U.P University Act 1999 passed by U.P. Legislature and is named after Bharat Ratna Rajarshi Purusottam Das Tandon Ji. It is approved by Government of Uttar Pradesh and Recognized by University Grants Commission (UGC). It offers study in various UG and PG Courses in multiple specializations.
The university plans to provide access to higher education for large segments of the population and, in particular, disadvantaged groups such as those living in remote and rural areas including working people, homemakers and other adults who wish to upgrade or acquire knowledge through studies. UPRTOU Admission is done through merit list while for some courses it accepts national level exams such as CAT, MAT, CMAT.
Type of University
National Council for Teacher Education (NCTE)
Rehabilitation Council of India (RCI)
Distance Education Bureau (DEB)
Shantipuram Awas Yojna (Sector-F), Phaphamau Allahabad - 211013 Uttar Pradesh, India
The university offers a variety of undergraduate and postgraduate courses. The list of UG courses consists of BA, B.Sc., B.Ed., BCA, BBA, B.Com and B.LIB. While the list of PG courses consists of MA, M.Sc., MBA, MCA, MCA (Lateral), M.Com and M.LIB.I.SC. In addition, the university also offers certificate and diploma courses. Know more about UPRTOU Courses and Fees.
Admission process for all the courses offered by UPRTOU is done through online mode. Those who wish to apply are required to visit the website and submit an application form.
The minimum eligibility for undergraduate courses is class 12 with not less than 50% marks. Candidates having a graduate degree in relevant discipline with minimum required marks are eligible to apply for masters courses.
Admission to MBA, MCA and B.Ed programs are done through National level Entrance Examinations and University conducts Entrance examinations while for rest of the programs, admission is done on the basis of merit in the pre-qualifying examination.
Candidates seeking admission to MBA program need to appear for CAT, MAT, CMAT exam. While for B.Ed., the university conducts its own exam. Shortlisted candidates on the basis of their marks are considered for admission.
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Note: UPRTOU Admit Card and UPRTOU Results can be downloaded from the official website of the University.
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