Registrar (In-charge) Dr. Piyush Patel
Phone 079 2630 1341
Founded 23 November 1949
Vice-chancellor Patel Mangubhai Narandas
|Established 23 November 1949|
Undergraduates 300819 (2013–2014)
Chancellor Om Prakash Kohli
Number of students 343,528 (2013–2014)
|Motto in English Diligence leads to Excellence|
Academic staff 205 (PG Departments) (2004–2005)
Address Near L D Engineering College, Navrangpura, Ahmedabad, Gujarat 380009
Motto योगः कर्मसु कौशलम् (sa, Diligence leads to Excellence)
Notable alumni Narendra Modi, Pranav Mistry, Gautam Adani, Pankaj Patel, Ashis Nandy
Similar Hemchandracharya North Gujarat U, Sardar Patel University, Veer Narmad South Guj, Saurashtra University, Gujarat Technological University
Gujarat University is a state university situated at Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India. The university is an affiliating university at the under-graduate level and a teaching university at the postgraduate level. It is accredited B++ by NAAC. The university's notable alumni includes prominent Indians such as Indian prime minister Narendra Modi, businessman Gautam Adani, Pranav Mistry, Ashis Nandy, Pankaj Patel, Pooja Gaur amongst others.
- Gujarat university
- Campus and university jurisdiction
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- Administrative Departments
- Student Welfare Departments
- UGC Centres
- Doctoral courses
- Postgraduate courses
- Undergraduate courses
- Diploma courses
- Certificate courses
- Study abroad programmes
- Notable alumni
Many leaders like Mahatma Gandhi, Sardar Patel, Anandshankar Dhruv, Sanjaysinh Sisodiya, Gurpreetsingh Dang and Amritlal Hargovinddas recommended formation of the university in the 1920s, and the university was established soon after the independence of India. Gujarat University was evolved out of Ahmedabad Education Society, a major educational organisation of Gujarat.
Gujarat University was formed under the Gujarat University Act of the State Government in 1949 as a teaching and affiliating university. It was established under the recommendation of a committee headed by Ganesh Vasudev Mavalankar for rearrangement of university education in Bombay state.
It is an affiliating university at the under-graduate level and a teaching one at the post-graduate level. Close to three-hundred thousand students study at university in the courses, faculties and affiliated institutes. The university caters for external as well as enrolled students. Affiliates include over 350 colleges, 35 approved institutions and 20 recognised institutions.
Organisation of the university is based on the Gujarat University Act, 1949. The authorities of the university are:
The university functions in a democratic way by Senate which is elected every year by faculties and students. Teachers of the colleges, departments and schools are represented in on the Academic and Executive Councils.
Office bearers of the university are:
The teaching and non-teaching staff are represented by their unions.
Campus and university jurisdiction
The campus of the university, located in the Navarangpura area of Ahmedabad, is spread over 260 acres (1.1 km2). Affiliated colleges and institutes are spread across the Ahmedabad, Gandhinagar, Kheda district (excluding the limits of Vallabh Vidyanagar in Anand Taluka and the area with a radius of 5 miles (8.0 km) from the office of Sardar Patel University).
In March 2012, the university started a campus radio service named GURU on 90.8 MHz, which was first kind of it in the state of Gujarat and fifth in India.
The schools and university departments are as follows:
Student Welfare Departments
Gujarat University offers Doctor of Philosophy and Doctor of Medicine courses at doctoral level.
It is a teaching university at a postgraduate level. It offers postgraduate courses at their teaching departments and affiliated institutes:
It is an affiliation university at an undergraduate level. It offers undergraduate courses at teaching departments and affiliated colleges:
It offers undergraduate courses at teaching departments and affiliated colleges:
Following undergraduate courses at offered at teaching departments and affiliated colleges of university:
Study abroad programmes
Gujarat University offers short term courses in subjects related to India and others for NRIs and foreign students:
Study abroad programmes
Courses for NRIs