The President of India gave assent to The Central Universities Act, 2009 that envisages establishing and incorporating universities for teaching and research in the various states.
The Central University of Jharkhand came into being under this Act on 1st of March, 2009. The Visitor of the Central University of Jharkhand, Her Excellency, Shrimati Pratibha Devisingh Patil, appointed Dr. Darlando T. Khathing, an internationally renowned scientist and a distinguished academic administrator, as its first Vice Chancellor.
Our vision is to create a world class university in every aspect, be it research, teaching, administration or co-curricular activities, to produce world class students ready to excel in every chosen field with honour and uprightness.
The objectives of the University are to disseminate and advance knowledge by providing instructional and research facilities in various disciplines
Make special provisions for Integrated Courses in: Humanities, Social Sciences, Science & Technology, Promote innovations in teaching-learning process and inter-disciplinary studies and research, Educate and train manpower for the development of the country,Establish linkages with industries for the promotion of science and technology and
Pay special attention to the improvement of the social and economic conditions and welfare of the people, their intellectual, academic and cultural development.