Banasthali University was founded in the year 1935 by Pandit Hiralal Shastri (the first Chief Minister of state of Rajasthan and former secretary in the home and foreign department) and Ratan Shastri as Banasthali Vidyapith in memory of The campus is Situated in the Tonk district in the Indian state of Rajasthan, Banasthali is one of the reputed institutions for higher academic learning. The University campus has a centrally based location and can be reached from most parts of Rajasthan using public transportation services
In 1943, the undergraduate courses were introduced
In 1983, the university was granted the status of a deemed university by the UGC
In 2010, the ‘Review Committee of Ministry of HRD ’appreciated the overall efforts of Vidyapith in areas of Institutional Governance, Academic Achievements, Research, Student Progression, Infrastructure etc. and categorized Banasthali Vidyapith under ‘Category A’ list of ‘Institutions deemed to be university’
In 2011, Banasthali University re-accredited with ‘Grade A’ level in 2011 by NAAC
All India Universities Survey by AC Nielsen-India Today in 2012 ranked Vidyapith at 1st position
Banasthali University is one of the deemed universities in the country of India. It has been accredited by the National Assessment and Accreditation Council. It has been awarded a rank of five stars and is therefore an institution to apply to in the region in order to pursue advanced academic learning.