Maharshi Dayanand Saraswati University – MDSU

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History of Maharshi Dayanand Saraswati University

The University of Ajmer was established on 01st August, 1987. It’s name was changed from University of Ajmer to Maharshi Dayanand Saraswati University, Ajmer vide Rajasthan State Gazette dated 5 May, 1992. The University was registered in the year 1993 under section 12 ( B ) of U.G.C.Act,1956.

Since the day of its inception the MDSU University was entrusted with a major responsibility of conducting the examination of nearly 1.5 lakhs students of colleges spread over the six divisions of the state. In 1990 teaching began in History, Political science, Zoology, Botany and Mathematics departments. In 1991, M.Phil, teaching programs were initiated by History, Political Science, Botany departments and later promising job oriented courses such as PG diplomas in Environmental Technology, Microbiology and lab. Technology and instrumentation were started. In 1993, after shifting to new campus, Department of Microbiology, Foods and Nutrition, Applied Chemistry, Management Studies and Computer Applications were created offering M.Sc, MBA, PG Diploma and Ph. D. programs.

In a short span of seven years academic wing of University came out with enormous research work in the form of publications, Ph. D. thesis and research projects. In 1998 MDSU university started PG program in Environmental Science, and in 2000 PG programs in Botany Zoology, Business Economics, Commerce, Population Studies, History, Political Science and Computer Science with specializations that did not exist other colleges in Ajmer.

At present there are 24 teaching departments viz. History, Political Science and Public Administration, Economics, Botany, Zoology, Pure and Applied Chemistry, Environmental studies, Remote Sensing and Geo Informatics, Foods and Nutrition, Microbiology, Computer Applications, Population Studies, Commerce and Management Studies, Law, Education, Physical Education, Department of Yogic Sciences and Human Consciousness,

Enterpreneurship & Small Business Management, Centre for Defence and Strategic Studies, Department of Library & Information Sciences and Bharat Vidhya Adhyan Sankul. There are 214 Government and Private colleges affiliated to this MDSU University. These affiliated colleges are spread over 9 districts of the state of Rajasthan. The MDSU University conducted examination of 1,35,000 students for various courses during the 2007 – 08 session.

The MDSU University has its own beautiful campus. It is situated near the Ghooghra village on the Pushkar bye pass, Jaipur Road ( NH – 8 ). It is seven kilometers from the city of Ajmer.

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Maharshi Dayanand Saraswati University Courses

The Under Graduate & Post Graduate Courses offered by Maharshi Dayanand Saraswati University are :


  • Doctor of Philosophy ( Ph.D )
  • M. Sc. ( Botany )


  • Doctor of Philosophy in Commerce
  • Master of Commerce ( E.A.F.M. – Cooperation )
  • Master of Tourism Management ( M.T.M. )

Computer Science

  • Doctor of Philosophy ( Ph.D )

Thrust areas

  • Adhoc & Wireless networks
  • Spatial Database Management Systems
  • Image Processing
  • Knowledge base and Grid Computing
  • Biometrics
  • M.Sc. in Computer Science
  • Master in Computer Applications
  • Master in Computer Applications ( Lateral Entry )


  • Doctor of Philosophy ( Ph.D )
  • Master of Philosophy ( M.Phil ) Programs
  • Master of Business Economics ( M.B.E )
  • M.A. Economics

Environmental Studies

  • Doctor of Philosophy ( Ph.D )
  • M.Sc. in Environmental Science

Food and Nutrition

  • M.Sc. ( Foods and Nutrition )
  • PG Diploma in Dietetics and Institutional Food Service Management


  • Doctor of Philosophy ( Ph.D )
  • Master of Philosophy ( M.Phil ) Programs
  • M.A. in History

Management Studies

  • Doctor of Philosophy ( Ph.D )
  • Master of Business Administration


  • Doctor of Philosophy ( Ph.D )
  • M.Sc. ( Microbiology )
  • M.Sc. ( Biotechnology )

Political Science

  • Doctor of Philosophy ( Ph.D )
  • Master of Philosophy ( M.Phil ) Programs
  • M.A. in Political Science
  • M.A. in Public Administration


  • Doctor of Philosophy ( Ph.D )
  • M.A. in Population Studies

Pure and Applied Chemistry

  • Doctor of Philosophy ( Ph.D )
  • M. Sc. ( Chemistry )
  • M.Sc. in Applied Chemistry

Remote Sensing

  • Doctor of philosophy ( Ph.D )
  • M.Sc. in Remote Sensing


  • Diploma in Yogic Sciences ( 2 yrs )
  • Yoga Instructors Certificate Course ( YICC )
  • Yoga Therapy for all Ailments ( 2 months )
  • Certificate Course in Yogic Sciences ( 1 yrs )


  • Doctor of Philosophy ( Ph.D )
  • M.Sc. in Zoology
  • PG Diploma in Laboratory Technology and Instrumentation

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Maharshi Dayanand Saraswati University Departments

  • Department of Botany
  • Department of Commerce
  • Department of Computer Science
  • Department of Economics
  • Department of Environmental Studies
  • Department of Food & Nutrition
  • Department of History
  • Department of Management Studies
  • Department of Microbiology
  • Department of Political Science
  • Department of Population
  • Department of Pure & Applied Chemistry
  • Department of Remote Sensing
  • Department of Yoga
  • Department of Zoology

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Maharshi Dayanand Saraswati University Affiliated Colleges

  • Dayanand College, Ajmer
  • Shramjeevi College, Ajmer
  • Savitri College, Ajmer
  • Sri Prayag Mahavidyalya, Vijayanagar
  • S.P.U. College, Phalna
  • S.H.B.M. Adarsh Girls college, Ajmer
  • Sopia Girls College, Ajmer
  • Dayanand Arya Balika MahaVidyalay, Beawar
  • Shri Vardhman Girls College, Beawar
  • Agarwal Girls College, Kishangarh
  • K.D.Jain Girls College, Kishangarh
  • Kuchaman College, Kuchamancity
  • Gayari ShaktiPith Kanya Mahavidyalay, Pushkar
  • Alok Science College, Kekri
  • Sri Acharya Tulsi Amrit Mahavidyalay, Bilwara
  • Seth Laduram Amerchand Golecha,College, Khichan
  • Jain Tera Panthi College, Ranavas
  • Lila Devi Parasmal Sacheti Kanya Mahavidhalay,Vidhyavari, Rani ( Pali )
  • Shri Gandhi Kanya Mahavidhalay, Gulabpura ( Bhilwara )
  • Jialal Institure of Education, Ajmer
  • N.D.B. Girls T.T. College, Bhilwara
  • Gandhi T.T. College, Gulabpura, Bhilwara
  • H.B.U. Mahila T.T.College, Hatundi
  • Tagore T.T. College, Kekri
  • Sainath T.T. College, Badayeli
  • Seth Pholchand Chitaarmal Girls College, Pisagan
  • Shri Sabal Women Teacher Traning College, Boruda, Jodhapur
  • Guman singh Memorial College, Sumerpur , Pali
  • Multan Mal Bhikhchand Chhajed Government Girls College, Barmer
  • Government College, Ajmer
  • Government College, Bheenmal
  • Government College, Badmer
  • Sanatan Dharm Government College, Beawar
  • M.L.V.Government College, Bhilwara
  • Government College, Balotra
  • Chaganlal Nagraj Bajavat Kanya College, Jalour
  • S.M.M. Girls College, Bhilwara
  • Government Bangar College, Didvana
  • Government College, Devli
  • Government College, Jalor
  • Government College, Jaisalmer
  • Government College, Kishangarh
  • Government College, Kekri
  • Government College, Nasirabad
  • Bangar Government College, Pali
  • Government Girls College, Ajmer
  • Government Girls College, Pali
  • Regional Institute of Education, Ajmer
  • I.A.S.E.T.T.College, Ajmer
  • Government Girls College, Tonk
  • Government College, Mertacity
  • Government College, Malpura
  • Srimati Sita Devi Chunilal Bardia Government Girls College, Jodhpur
  • Government Girls College, Nagor
  • Parwad Mahavidyalaya, Sojatnagar, Pali
  • Management and Commerce Institute of Global Synergy, Ajmer
  • Government Girls College, Jalore
  • Government College, Falodi
  • Government College,Mandalgarh
  • Government Girls College,Jaisalmer
  • Devkanya Mahavidyalaya, Deoli, Tonk
  • Government Girls College, Nathdwara
  • Jai Narayan Vyas Mahila Shiksha Prashikshan Mahavidyalaya, Barmer
  • S.Dh.Sh.Shi.Pra. Mahvyalaya, Kekri
  • Shri I Mata Mahavidyalaya, Sojat City, Pali
  • Shrimati. S.D. Mathur Mahila Ashram Mahavidyalaya, Bhilwara
  • Ajaimeru Vidhi Mahavidyalaya, Kekri, Ajmer
  • P.L.V. Memorila college, Shikargarh, Jodhpur
  • Rajiv Gandhi Mahvidyalaya, Tonk
  • Dr. Ambedkar Vidhi Mahavidyalaya, Tonk
  • Kanya Mahavidyalaya, Niwai, Tonk
  • Aryan International College, Ajmer
  • Patel Mahavidyalaya, Niwai, Tonk
  • Kanchan Devi College of Compute Science, Bhilwara
  • Sant Paramhans Law college, Ajmer
  • Sajjan International College, Pali
  • Gurukul Sanskar Kanaya Mahavidyalya, Sumerpur, Pali
  • Rajiv Gandhi Vidhi Mahvidyalya, Tonk
  • Star Infotech College, Ajmer
  • Vidhi Mahavidyalaya, Jalore
  • Agarwaln College, Merta City
  • Sanskriti Computer Education College, Beawar
  • Government College, Nagaur
  • Governnent College, Shahapura, Bhilwara
  • Governnent Girls College, Tonk
  • Dedwania Ramidevi Government Girls College, Balotara
  • Agarwal Girls College, Merta City
  • Sant Soldier Mahila Mahavidyalaya, Tonk
  • Shahid Surendra Singh Mahavidyalaya, Nagaur
  • I.P.S. College ( Indra Professional Sansthan ), Gulabpura

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Maharshi Dayanand Saraswati University Contact Details

Maharshi Dayanand Saraswati University,

Pushkar By-Pass Road,


Rajasthan 305009

Phone: 0145 278 7056


JEE Main

Application Form Submission 16 Dec 2020 to 16 Jan 2021.