Vivekananda Global University, Jaipur is the leading private university of Rajasthan established by Rajasthan State Assembely Act 11/2012 and sponsored by Bagaria Education Trust,Jaipur. The University is currently headed by Dr. Adarsh Kishore, Ex-Finance Secretary, GOI and Chairman Axis Bank Ltd, Prof. (Dr.) M. Raisinghani, Former Director, MNIT Jaipur and Prof. Y.K. Vijay, a leading researcher as President (Vice Chancellor) of the University.
The University is offering courses in the field of Engineering, Architecture, Basic and Applied Science, Management, Law and Agriculture.
The University focuses on Research, Innovation, Entrepreneurship and Placements; this is being done with the help of various collaborations with International universities such as Swansea University, Edinburgh Napier University and research labs such as CEERI Pilani, CSIO Chandigarh, companies such as Infosys, TCS ,Accenture. The University has Wadhwani Centre of Excellence i.e. Incubation Centre in collaboration with NEN and Headstart Network.
VGU is committed to the Skill Development Mission and focuses on skill and professional development of its graduates through 19 student run clubs, soft skill, campus recruitment and technical skill societies. Professional chapters such as IEEE, ISTE, Toastmasters are the part of the student life. Students participate in various competitions national and international to enhance their skills.