Establishment of Matsya University, Alwar was announced in budget speech of 2012-13 by Hon’ble chief minister of Rajasthan. Gazette notification of University was done on 23-08-2012 (Matsya University Act, 2012 No. 29). Further the name of university was changed as: Raj Rishi Bharatihari Matsya University, Alwar on 04-07-2014 by notification No. 2 (14) Vidhi/02/2014 of state Government. Presently temporary campus of the University is located at Girls Hostel Building of BSR Govt Arts Collage, Alwar. The permanent Campus of University will at Village Haldeena Tehsil Malakhera after Completion of construction work of building.
According to notification No. 203 (3) March 04, 2015 of the Rajasthan Government jurisdiction on Raj Rishi Bharahtri Matsya University Alwar spread over the all academic, teachers training and law Collages of Alwar district.
Raj Rishi Bharahtri Matsya University Alwar is the only University in the Rajasthan catering the needs of the students of Alwar district. Since the University is located in the Matsya-Mewat region of Rajasthan within the Aravali hills. The University will impart education and conduct research on the various aspects of Matsya Mewat region.