The Department of College Education
was set up in 1958 for the administration and development of College
education in the Rajasthan State. In 1958 there were only 40 Colleges
(24 Government, 13 Aided and 3 Unaided) under its Control. The
Department is working under the control and administration of the
Director of College Education, Rajasthan, Jaipur.
plays an important role in bringing about the quantitative and
qualitative improvement in the higher education in the State.
Important Activities of the Department
Management of existing government colleges.
Opening new colleges in public sector.
Providing aid to aided institutions.
Issuing permanent and temporary NOC to private colleges.
Distribution of scholarship to students.
Ensuring quality of Higher Education in the State.
The budget distribution and the
monitoring of expenditure in Government Colleges is done by
Directorate. Apart from this the Department also provided
Grant-inaid to 71# Non Government Colleges till Feb 2012.
The placement of teaching and non-teaching staff, service matters and
the academic control of all colleges is done by the Directorate.
The Directorate helps the
colleges in obtaining development grants from the U.G.C. and also helps
in implementing programmes like N.S.S., Scouting, youth Programmes etc.
It also provides grants for organization of the academic conferences
and seminars. The deputation to refresher courses and other academic
programmes is also done by the Directorate.
The Directorate deals with about
fourteen hundred private colleges and 148# Government
colleges affiliated with 6 Universities.
The Department of
Higher Education is being administered at Secretariat level by
Principal Secretary, Deputy Secretary, Asst. Secretary and an OSD.
The Department of
College Education (Directorate of College Education) is headed by
Director (IAS) and Additional Director (RAS). There are 4 Joint
Directors (PG Principals) and 3 Deputy Directors and 11 Assistant Directors
in the department. The Department has six zonal offices situated at
Ajmer, Jodhpur, Udaipur, Bikaner, Kota and Jaipur. The Department has
posts of Financial Advisor/Chief Accounts Officer and DLR.
(#Orders issued in session 2010-11 to
conditionally undertake aided Nehru Memorial College, Hanumangarh as
government institution and Gran-in-aid provided to aided colleges till
15 Feb 2012, SFS College of Chhipa Barod and Rawatbhata transfer
announcement in 2013)