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Jagadguru Rambhadracharya Handicapped University

Updated on: Oct 5, 2015

Jagadguru_rambhadracharya_handicapped_university_chitrakootThe university's founder, Swami Rambhadracharya with disabled students in front of the main building of the university. Image courtesy: wikipedia

The Jagadguru Rambhadracharya Handicapped University (JRHU) was established on 26 July, 2001 in Chitrakoot, UP and provides under graduate, post graduate and doctoral courses only to "physically disabled" students in the country. This is supposed to be the only such university in India and the world.

The university's founder is Hindu religious leader and Padma Vibhushan (2015) awardee, Jagadguru Ramanandacharya Swami Rambhadracharya, who himself was blind since childhood.

Admissions are open to candidates with visual, hearing and mobility disabilities. JRHU is a private university and a member of the Association of Indian Universities, New Delhi. Academic courses are taught free of cost and professional courses charge a discounted fee. Similarly, accommodation and travel costs are also subsidized for the handicapped students. The hostels are designed to according to the special requirements of the students. The university offers free aids, appliances and gym facilities to its students.

The university also has tie-ups with IIIT Allahabad, Sri Sadguru Seva Trust Chitrakuta, Department of Cerebral Palsy at NIMS Hyderabad, Department of Psychology Allahabad University and National Institute for Visually Handicapped Dehradun.


  • Humanities
  1. Department of Sanskrit,
  2. Department of Economics,
  3. Department of English,
  4. Department of Hindi,
  5. Department of Psychology
  • Social Sciences
  1. Department of Sociology
  2. Department of Social Work
  3. Department of  History, Culture & Archaeology
  • Computer & Information Sciences

  • Music

  • Fine Arts
  1. Department of Drawing & Painting
  2. Department of Fine Arts
  • Education
  1. Department of Education
  2. Department of Special Education
  • Commerce & Management
  1. Department of Management Studies
  • Vocational Studies
  1. Department of Vocational Education


  • B.A and M.A degrees are offered in all the departments of the university. Other special courses offered include:
  • B.Mus, BFA, B.Ed. HI (Hearing Impairment), B.Ed. VI (Visual Impairment), BCA (Bachelor of Computer Application), BBA
  • M.Mus, MFA, M.Ed.(Master of Education), MCA, MBA,
  • PGDIT (PG Diploma in Information Technology)
  • DIT (Diploma in Information Technology)
  • Diploma in Photography & Video Shooting
  • Diploma in Handmade Paper


If you have appeared for the exams conducted by the Jagadguru Rambhadracharya Handicapped University, you can check your exam results at the website The exact link for your result is:


Jagadguru Rambhadracharya Handicapped University
Sitapur, Kila Bag, Uttar Pradesh, Pin: 210204

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