Rajarshi Janak University (RJU), founded on October 29, 2017 by Rajarshi Janak University Act, 2017 of the Legislature-Parliament of Nepal, has been set up as a government-funded, multi-disciplinary University, having its Central Office in the holy city Janakpurdham, Dhanusha district, Province 2 of Nepal. As per the provision of Act, this University has authority to provide wide range of education, viz. Agriculture, Arts, Ayurveda, Eastern Philosophy, Education, Forestry, Law, Management, Medical Science, Science, Technology, Tourism, and other subjects.
RJU, being a multidisciplinary educational institution, is a base for the development of human resource reflecting local, national, regional and global perspective of balanced and contemporary human life in harmony with holistic environment.
To produce graduates with integrated individuality having eastern wisdom of spirit and skillful knowledge of modern science and technology, RJU is engaged to inherit traditional knowledge of perennial value, make understanding of contemporary real world and equip with constructive insight, ability and skill for better flourish and survival. University is dedicated to develop a transformative learning culture of achievement and excellence by promoting an efï¬cient and effective world-class education (teaching learning, research and extension activities) and training system that is inclusive and integrated, comprehensive and holistic. In line with the national education policy, RJU is committed to ensure learning opportunities accessible to all, provide learners with values and skills to further their personal growth, enhance their critical and exploratory thinking, encourage them to innovate, and to adapt the changes in an increasingly globalized environment for the socioeconomic and sustainable development of the nation. For making education productive and relevant, RJU is collaborating with the government agencies, social institutions, industries, and educational institutions of repute.
Excellence, Freedom and Responsibility, Co-existence and Inter-dependence, Creativity, Innovation, Social Responsibility, Ethical Conduct, Environmental Responsibility, Authenticity and Truthfulness, and the Democratic Participatory Governance embrace a set of core value that supports RJU as a guiding principle to pursue the mission.
In its two and half years of journey, many distinct start up efforts such as formation of senate, executive council, Service Commission, Academic Council, Council for Policy, planning and finance, establishment of a new constituent college, approval of O & M document etc. have been made to pursue the mission of development of university. Simultaneously, five academic programs of undergraduate level and one of postgraduate level under the faculty of Science & Technology, Faculty of Management, Faculty of Humanities & Social Sciences, have been launched and run providing education near about 200 students. In fact, masses have to be done and so many challenges are there; but the RJU stands for the can-do spirit with responsibility and integrity.