Mewar University is an autonomous body set up by the Government of Rajasthan through Act. No. 4 of 2009, passed by the Rajasthan Assembly (Govt. of Rajasthan). The University is further approved by the UGC Act 1956, with the right to confer degree under section 22(1) of the UGC Act vide letter No.F.9-15/2009 (CPP-I) dated 30th March 2009. Mewar University has never affiliated any institution, nor has the University ever set up any study centre in any part of the country other than its main campus at Gangrar in Chittorgarh (Rajasthan).
Mewar University is promoted by the Mewar Education Society (MES). It is controlled by a Board of Management, constituted by the MES, which is headed by Chairperson Shri Ashok Kumar Gadiya, a great visionary, educationist, and nationalist, who translated his ideas and dreams of promoting higher education into reality by setting up institutes of learning in various subjects. In no time, he has carved out a niche for himself as an educationist, who believes in inculcation of values through education in the young generation.