Maharaja College, Jaipur

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University Maharaja College is a college in Jaipur, the capital of the Rajasthan state in India . Established in 1844 by Sawai Ram Singh II, it has been affiliated with University of Rajasthan since 1947.[1]


It was established in 1844 as Maharaja's School by Maharaja of Jaipur, Sawai Ram Singh II, along with Pandit Shiv Deen, who also became its first principal. Originally affiliated with University of Calcutta,and subsequently with University of Allahabad in 1890, the college went on to become one of six constituent colleges of University of Rajasthan, established in 1947.[2][3][4] It is one of the oldest colleges of North India and was designed by British architects and building provide a royal look.

Notable alumni


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  2. ^ "Constituent Colleges: Maharaja College, Jaipur". University of Rajasthan. Retrieved 2014-09-26.
  3. ^ Vibhuti Sachdev; G. H. Giles; Henry Rupert Tillotson (2002). Building Jaipur: The Making of an Indian City. Reaktion Books. p. 98. ISBN 1861891377.
  4. ^ "Rajasthan University: Mad scramble begins for college hostel seats - Times of India". The Times of India. Retrieved 2017-12-26.
  5. ^ "Jainendra K Jain". Penn State Department of Physics. Retrieved 2014-09-26.
  6. ^ "Sri Sri Anandamayi Ma's Devotees". Anandamayi Ma. Retrieved 2014-09-26.

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