Jagadguru Rambhadracharya Handicapped University, Chitrakoot, U.P., India

"मानवता ही मेरा मंदिर, मैं हूँ इसका एक पुजारी |
हैं विकलांग महेश्वर मेरे, मैं हूँ इनका कृपाभिखारी || "
    "Temple mine is Humanity, I am its worshipper
         Disabled (people) are my God (Shiva), I am their grace-seeker"  
                                                                                                  -Jagadguru Rambhadracharya                                  

About the University

Established in the year 2001 by a special act of the U.P. legislature, the Jagadguru Rambhadracharya Handicapped University imparts professional and technical education exclusively to persons with disabilities. Located in Chitrakoot Dham, Uttar Pradesh, the Unversity is unique in that it offers education, boarding, lodging and other facilities free of cost or at very nominal fees to disabled students.
Jagadguru Rambhadracharya has been nominated as the life-long Chancellor of the University by the Uttar Pradesh State Goverment. Jagadguruji, also visually impaired himself, describes creation of the University as his first mission and success of the University as his second.

Courses and facilities

The University offers graduate and post-graduate courses in various disciplines, such as Hindi, English, Sanskrit, Sociology, Music, Fine Arts, History, Computer, Information Technology, etc. A host of other facilities including library, gymnasium, computer labs, sports are also available for the students.

Distance Education

In order to reach out to students with limited mobility, the University offers distance education programmes which are also recognised by The Distance Education Council, IGNOU, New Delhi.

Placement Centre

The University has its own placement centre to assist its students in selecting appropriate courses/programmes and getting placements based on their performances. The Centre also arranges capsule training programmes to help youths for proper rehabilitation.
The Centre extends its helping hand to non-students and youths of rural areas too.
Contact Placement Officer:
Mr. Nihar Ranjan Mishra
Phone: +91-9450-729136 


The contact information of the University is as under:
Phone: +91-5198-224481, 224263
Fax: +91-5198-224293
Mr. R.P. Mishra, Finance Officer:
Phone: +91-5198-224263,
Dr. Avanish C. Mishra, Registrar:
Phone: +91-5198-224481,