Central University of Jharkhand New Campus
The Central University of Jharkhand was established through the Central University Act, 2009. The University started with a vision to specially focus on relevant present age educational drives with an emphasis on research in cutting edge technologies. It offers Under Graduate, Post graduate and Ph.D. programmes in Schools/Departments of studies. The University is open to new ideas in course curricula and research proposals, collaboration, interaction and capacity building programmes. Being located in Jharkhand, the study of culture is the thrust area of the University as manifested in Centre for Indigenous Culture Studies, Centre for Tribal & Customary Law, Centre for Tribal Folklore, Language & Literature and Music & Performing Arts. The CUJ Faculty have been awarded National and International Fellowships, project funding and recognition and are constantly contributing to the Government Sector, Public and Private Sector organisations through teaching and consulting. The students have also won accolades in national level academics and extramural activities.
The present campus of the University is located at Brambe, a 25 km drive from Ranchi city, in the State of Jharkhand, India. It located in 45 acres beautiful and vibrant green campus, with classrooms and hostels blending well with the environment. The classroom complex is located inside a mango orchard and the hostels are surrounded by tall Sal trees. In order to preserve the trees, one can find some tree inside the rooms and growing through the roofs. The State Government of Jharkhand allotted a 510-acre land to the University for its Permanent Campus at Cheri-Manatu, about 10 km off main city, construction work has started with a plan to create a campus worth visiting and staying in. The campus is planned to be matchless in its own right by offering an eco-friendly environment for academic pursuit among green architecture and designs, which would beckon scholars to its fold.
Ranchi, the capital city of Jharkhand, is located on latitude 23.23 N and 85.23 E at an average height of 650 meters above mean sea level. Winter temperatures range from 5 Degree Celsius to 25 Degree Celsius and summer temperatures vary from 20 Degree Celsius to 42 Degree Celsius. The average annual rainfall is 1400 mm. Languages spoken are Hindi, English, Nagpuri, Oraon, Mundari and Kurmali.
How to reach to CUJ Campus
Ranchi is well connected with road and railways and connects it with major cities of eastern India. The National Highway (NH) 60A and NH 2 connect Ranchi with Kolkata and NH 33 and NH 99 connects it with Patna. Ranchi City has two major railway stations Ranchi Railway Station and Hatia Railway Station. The city has also one airport (domestics) Birsa Munda Airport and directly linked with Delhi (Indira Gandhi International Airport) and Kolkata (Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose International Airport). University Transportation Services complement public conveyance for commuting between the city limits and the campus.