Banasthali Vidyapith, established in 1935, presently the world’s largest residential university for women, having 15000+ students on its 850-acre campus situated amidst rural settings near Jaipur, India and offering a variety of programmes from nursery up to doctoral level across a wide spectrum of disciplines to prepare enlightened citizens with strong value-base. Banasthali Vidyapith was notified by the Government of India, as an “Institution Deemed to be University”. The university is nestled in a serene and pious environment amidst an ambience of Indian ethos & culture. Banasthali’s educational ideology is based on the distinct concept of five-fold education comprising of physical, practical, aesthetic, intellectual and, above all, moral aspects to develop an integrated and balanced personality of the students. Banasthali is a comprehensive university offering academic programmes in a vast variety of disciplines such as Arts, Humanities, Social Science, Bio-technology, Computer Science, Physical Science, Education, Engineering, Earth Sciences, Management, Aviation, Home Science, Design, Pharmacy and Journalism & Mass Communication.
The campus has world-class infrastructure including 30 departments, 50+ hostels for students. BV has its own flying club, FM Radio station, hospital, Community College and excellent sports facilities. The university is providing high quality education at most affordable cost to women from all parts of India and from overseas. Of late, it has ventured into internationalization and has exchange programmes with several universities across the globe. The University has received the highest possible accreditation from the only accrediting body by the Government of India and also received QS 4 star internationally.
Department of education of BV, is one of the earliest teacher education institutions (since 1962) in the region. It covers nationwide enrolment of students from 25 states of India. Three demo schools are within campus. India-Today survey 2016 ranked department 4th at national level. NAAC and Commonwealth of Learning published its innovative teacher education program ‘Best Practices in Teacher Education’. At present the department is recognized as one of the progressive teacher education institute in the country known for its quality innovativeness. The department grants Bachelor, Master and Doctoral degrees. Department of Education also offers Integrated B.A. B.Ed. and B.Sc. B.Ed. degrees in the disciplines Humanities, Social Studies, Art and Science to prepare teachers for Elementary and Secondary Schools. Total 235 doctoral level researches have been completed by the students of the department. Many faculties are active participants in the global network of teachers and educational leaders. They publish in a range of disciplines in academic journals, and participate in conferences and research seminars.