The University Department of Yoga of Ranchi University is a Vocational Course run and governed under self-financing scheme. It was an initiative of our present Honorable Vice-Chancellor Professor (Dr.) Ramesh Kumar Pandey. It was established on 19th December, 2017 with a CBCS-based Post-Graduation in Yoga. In the next year 2018, another course (CBSC-based one-year with two semesters) PG Diploma in Yogic Science was started.
The responsibility of the department was given to Dr. Tulu Sarkar, Director (Professor at University Department of Political Science, RU and Activist of Yoga) and Dr. Anand Kumar Thakur, Course Coordinator (University Department of Zoology, RU and Activist of Yoga).
It is located in the Facilitation Centre, Basic and Applied Science Campus at Morhabadi, Ranchi. It has well developed classrooms, laboratory and library. Our department has an exhaustive Yoga Library with a good collection of more than 500 books, videos and journals.