Govind Guru Tribal University, Banswara Formerly known as Rajiv Gandhi Tribal University Udaipur is established in 2012 and renamed and the headquarters moved to Banswara in 2016. Bnaswara, Dungarpur and Pratapgrah districts of Southern Rajasthan are in its jurisdiction.
This state university was established by an Act in 2012 and (Change of Name and Headquarters, and Amendment) Act, 2016. At the time of its establishment, he temporary headquarters of the university was at Udaipur. After the headquarters change,the campus was in a rented Building “Janjati Bhavan’in Banswara Collectorate Campus. Presently, the university's main office is located in the Village Badavi Mahidem Road Banswara.
The university aims to impart higher education, research, innovations, and development. It also aims at creating new knowledge, sharpening vocational skills, and developing appropriate attitudes among the promising young generation for the reconstruction of society based on the highly cherished ideals of functional democracy. The university is committed to providing quality oriented – meaningful Higher education to the youth for their present academic needs and for their bright future