The computer centre of Ranchi university was established in the year 1976 at the instance of
the University Grants Commission (UGC). The Centre has installed 1 Gbps Leased connectivity
under the UGC INFIBNET Scheme. The INFLIBNET facility is provided to the teachers, research
scholars, students, and the administrative staff of the University. Computer Centre is also
maintaining the University website.
The Computer Centre is equipped with 20 networked computers and is intended to
provide the following services:
INFLIBNET access to teachers and research scholars with 25 thin client computers.
INFLIBNET connection to all P.G. Departments.
Preparation of the annual budget of the University.
Computer training of University Officers, Teachers and Non-teaching Staff.
National Knowledge Network: All the University departments and allied offices, including
Library, Academic Staff College, and Hostels are connected to NKN providing 1GBPS
connectivity speed, under NME-ICT project of the Government of India.
E-Learning and Knowledge Centre: This centre is established for students with 25
computer nodes having internet and INFLIBNETaccess.
The Library and all the Departments are connected to INFLIBNET Centre, with access to
online e-journals from reputed publishers provided by UGC.
E-Knowledge and Learning Centre, an extension to Central Library, is ICT-enabled with 24
thin-client nodes and serves as learning space in the University. Seeing the response of
the students/scholars the University is planning to increase the facilities.
The national Knowledge Network facility has been recently provided to the University with
400 nodes. This is used to extend INFLIBNET resources to all the Departments, library, and
e-knowledge Centre. This will be used to provide audio-video classroom under A-view
classroom programme. About one dozen IP Network Camera, installed at strategic points in the
campus, also use NKN network.