Mayo College at Ajmer in Rajasthan, India was founded in 1875 by Viceroy and Governor-General of India, His Excellency the Right Hon. the Earl of Mayo, K.P., G.C.S.I., P.C., is an educational institution that was made for Indian princes and nobility with the notion of training them to cope with the responsibilities that lay ahead of them as rulers of their respective states.
Mangal Singh Prabhakar, G.C.S.I., the Maharaja of Alwar from 1874 until his death in 1892, succeeded to the gaddi at the tender age of only fifteen, but turned out to be one of the finest administrators of his time.
He was one of the first students admitted to Mayo College, Ajmer. He entered Mayo College on October 23, 1875, on a caparisoned elephant with a procession of trumpeters, bearers, camels, and aides on horseback. He had 500 servants, 12 elephants, and 600 horses