Rashtrasant Tukadoji Maharaj Nagpur University. Formerly known as nagpur university. Accredited with grade A by NACC

University Hobby Workshop

About us

I. (a)    Aim of the Hobby Workshop

This Hobby Workshop was established in 1960 by the Rashtrasant Tukadoji Maharaj Nagpur University under the scheme of University Grand Commission in order to develop the creative part of personality of University students by guiding them in various hobbies.  The hobbies in which guidance is provided at present are as under :

1.   Wood Art

2.   Electronics

3.   Photography

4.   Clay Modeling & Painting

The activity is solely considered as an extra-curricular one to be carried outside the college hours. It does not form a part of general education or vocational training.


II. (b)  About the Workshop

Intake Capacity of the Students




1st Shift

(4.30 p.m. to 6.30 p.m.)

2nd  Shift

(6.30 p.m. to 8.30 p.m.)



Wood art

8 (Eight)

8 (Eight)




12 (Twelve)

12 (Twelve)




9 (Nine)

9 (Nine)



Clay Modeling & Painting

12 (Twelve)

12 (Twelve)



A year is split up in four terms as follows:

1.   1st  March            to      30th April

2.   15th May              to      15th July

3.   1st August            to      15th October

4.   15th November     to      31st January


The Workshop building is centrally located for the convenience of students of affiliated colleges of Nagpur District and other and stand    in the Chatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Administrative Premises of R.T.M. Nagpur Universtiy, opposite Maharajbag, Rabindranath Tagore Marg, Nagpur- 440 001.


The hobby Workshop has the facility of public address sound systems which it provides from time to time as per the requirements of the University administration for public functions, meetings and gatherings at Convocation Hall. (including those of the senate meetings and the Academic Council meeting & Lecturers series).

The Workshop also makes arrangements for the sound system and program recording of the University’s convocation ceremonies every year.


An exhibition of the articles prepared by the students in the Workshop through the year, is held generally in the month of January at the time of the Social Gathering. This forms a part of Publicity of the Workshop in the Student World and in the general public.

Besides the annual exhibition of the articles held in the Workshop the Foreman arranges Lectures in the different Colleges and high Schools to acquaint the students with the activity of the hobby workshop. Talks about the workshop.


Shri Panjab Telrande

Head of the Workshop

Foreman, University Hobby Workshop



In tune which the changing times and demands of the globalised economy, some new courses as under are proposed.

1.   Mobile Phone repairing

2.   Digital Photography

3.   Wood Carving & pattern making

4.   Screen Printing

5.   Vedeography

6.   Beautician

7.   Repairing of Inverters and UPS

8.   Web designing and 2D Animation.

9.   Maintenance of house hold appliance


University Hobby Workshop,
Opposite Maharahbag,
Chatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Administrative
Premises, Rashtrasant Tukadoji Maharaj
Nagpur University, Nagpur