The Department of College Education was set up in 1958 for the administration and development of College education in the Rajasthan State. In 1958 there were only 40 Colleges (24 Government, 13 Aided and 3 Unaided) under its Control. The Department is working under the control and administration of the Commissioner of College Education, Rajasthan, Jaipur.
The department plays an important role in bringing about the quantitative and qualitative improvement in the higher education in the State.
Sanskrit Education The Department of Sanskrit Education was founded in the year 1958. With its Directorate office at Jaipur, the Department has six divisional offices located at Divisional Head quarters of the state.