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Dr. Hari Singh Gour University

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Type  Public
Postgraduates  10000
Founder  Hari Singh Gour
Phone  075822 65810
Undergraduates  19,000
Established  18 July 1946
Campus  Rural
Founded  18 July 1946
Motto  "From Unreal To The Real"
Academic staff  500
Dr. Hari Singh Gour University

Vice-Chancellor  Professor Raghavendra Tiwari
Location  Sagar, Madhya Pradesh, India
Address  University Road, Sagar, Madhya Pradesh 470003
Notable alumni  Rajneesh, Eknath Ranade, Piyush Trivedi, K S Sudarshan, Ajai Lall
Similar  Barkatullah University, Rani Durgavati University, Devi Ahilya Vishwavidyalaya, Rajiv Gandhi Proudyog, Bundelkhand University

Sagar university

Dr. Hari Singh Gour University (Hindi: डॉ. हरिसिंह गौर विश्वविद्यालय or Dr Harisingh Gour Vishwavidyalaya), formerly and more popularly known as Sagar University (Hindi: सागर विश्वविद्यालय) or University of Saugor, is a Central University in the city of Sagar, the state of Madhya Pradesh or (MP), India. It was formerly named "Sagar University" when founded on 18 July 1946, during the British Raj. In February 1983 the name was changed to that of Sir Hari Singh Gour, the University's Founder, by the State Government. It is the oldest university in Madhya Pradesh.



The main campus of the university is in Sagar City on Patharia hills, sprawling over 830.3 hectares of land, and the university also has several affiliated colleges and a distance education wing. A medical college is being built to train students in the field of medical science.


The university offers courses at all levels such as Bachelors, Masters, Doctorate, Diploma, Certificate etc. It also offers distance education programmes. This university has several departments that offer specialised course in the following fields and disciplines:

Library and Centers

  • University Computer Center
  • University Health Center
  • University Library
  • University Press
  • University Science & Instrumentation Center
  • University Information & Communication Technology Center
  • University Works Department
  • Notable alumni

    Every ex-student of the university is a valued member of its alumni network which is spread throughout the globe in pursuit of academic excellence. The university has the highest number of alumni in the entire state of Madhya Pradesh who have been to countries such as Australia, New Zealand, Canada, China, Russia, Germany, United Kingdom, United States of America etc. to pursue their international careers both academically and professionally and are distinguished members of the alumni community.

  • Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan – Former President of India
  • Rajneesh – Spiritual Guru
  • Ashutosh Rana – Bollywood Actor
  • Rajpal Yadav - Theatre and Bollywood Actor
  • Govind Namdeo - Theatre and Bollywood Actor
  • Anjaneya Reddy - Former DGP Andhra Pradesh
  • Yanamala Ramakrishnudu - Former speaker of AP assembly
  • M. Madan Gopal - AP Public Service Commission Chairman
  • References

    Dr. Hari Singh Gour University Wikipedia