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Established in 1949 under the Gujarat University Act, the Gujarat University is largest and oldest university of the Gujarat state.  The idea of setting up the university conceived in 1940s and the seed of inceptions was laid down by Shri Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel under the chairmanship of Mr. G. B. Mavlankar in consultation with Mr. Kasaturbhai Lalbhai and Acharya Anand Shankar Dhruv. Gujarat University is affiliating university, having more than 350 affiliated colleges, 35 post graduate departments and more than 50 affiliated post graduate centres with diversified courses in faculties of 1. Arts, 2. Commerce 3. Science 4. Education 5. Law 6. Medical and 7. Dental.  The university spans over eight districts like Ahmedabad, Gandhinagar, Kheda, Anand, Vadodara, Panchamahal, Dahod, Mahisagar and two union territories.  Therefore, it covers a significant geographical area of the state and provides expressions to the educational aspiration of about 2 Crore Urban, Rural and Tribal communities of the region. Starting with the only university in the region during the erstwhile Bombay Province, at present almost all 10 universities of the state have evolved from Gujarat University.

(Established 23rd November, 1949)

                          Chancellor…………………. :         Hon. The Governor of Gujarat, Shri Om Prakash Kohli

                          Vice-Chancellor…………. :         Dr. M. N. Patel

                          Pro-Vice-Chancellor…… :         Vacant

                          Registrar…………………… :         Dr. H. C. Patel


  • Arts
  • Science
  • Commerce
  • Education
  • Law
  • Nursing & Physiotherapy
  • Medical
  • Dental
  • Physical Education
  • Business Management
  • Computer Application

Courses :

Study abroad programmes

Gujarat University offers short term courses in subjects related to India and others for NRIs and foreign students:

Study abroad programmes

  • Artistic/Cultural Identities of India
  • Indian Philosophy: Back To Future
  • Indian Poetics
  • Studies In Tribal Culture Of Gujarat
  • Yoga And Meditation
  • Contexts Of Indian Business Practices
  • Indian Rural Management Skills
  • International Policy
  • Indian Languages
  • Tele Education: Process, Implementation And Utility
  • Classical / Folk Dances Of India
  • Journalism And Public Relations
  • Ecology And Design
  • Tradition And Design Process In India
  • Environmental Challenges
  • Forensic Sciences
  • Port Management
  • Indian Cuisine

Courses for NRIs

  • Studies in Gandhian Philosophy
  • Artistic / Cultural Identities of India
  • Indian Philosophy: Back to Future
  • Indian Poetics
  • Studies in Tribal Culture of Gujarat
  • Yoga and Meditation
  • Contexts of Indian Business Practices
  • Indian Rural Management Skills
  • Indian languages/ literature
  • Classical / folk dances and Festivals of India
  • Journalism and Public Relations
  • Indian Cuisine
  • Religions of India & Traditions
  • Indian Mythology
  • Ecology and Design
  • Tradition and Design Process in India
  • Environmental challenges
  • Indian Films
  • Indian Film Music
  • Art of Rangoli
  • Menhdi
  • Indian Literature
  • Home Stay in Indian Background

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Our address

Gujarat University Clock Tower, University Area, Ahmedabad, Gujarat 380009 India
23.0361, 72.54687100000001
+91-079-26301341, +91-079-26300342/43

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