Birsa Agriculture University : was established in the year 1981 with a view to develop area specific agricultural technologies for Chotanagpur Plateau region and economic upliftment of inhabitants of this region. It consists of three colleges namely i) Ranchi Agriculture College ii) Ranchi Veterinary College iii) College of Forestry. It is a residential university.It is situated in Kanke, Ranchi which is 10 kms from Ranchi City.
Central Institute of Psychiatry : was established in 1918 by British as Ranchi European Lunatic asylum.The main objective of the institute was to look after the mental health of the society . It is spread over around 400 acres. It has many firsts to its credit in neuroscience e.g. the mental health act (1987) was written at CIP, Ranchi.
Birla Institute of Technology, Mesra :was established in the year 1955 by noted philanthropist and industrialist Mr. B.M. Birla with a view to develop manpower in technical fields. It is a residential and deemed university. It is situated 16 Kms from Ranchi City.
Rajendra Institute of Medical Sciences : the college was established in the year 1960 by Bihar Government in collaboration with Govt. of India. The medical college hospital comes into existence in Feb 1965. Previously , RIMS was known as RMCH. It is spread over in 200 acres of land. It is situated in Bariatu, Ranchi which is six kms from Ranchi.
National Institute of Foundry and Forge Technology, Ranchi : was established in the year 1966 by Govt. of India with a view to develop technology in the fields of Foundry, Forge and related technologies and provide technological guidance to its allied industry. It is situated in Tupudana, Ranchi.