Gujarat University

The Gujarat University is the largest and the oldest university in the state. The university has around 250 colleges affiliated to it, 24 approved institutions and 15 recognized institutes. This educational institute also has 34 departments for postgraduate courses.

Important Dates and Parameters
Name of the Institution Gujarat University
Type of Institution Public
Location Navrangpura,

Ahmedabad – 380 009.

Gujarat, India.

Fax : +91-079-26302654

Tel: +91-079-26301341

Ownership Government
Accreditation/ affiliation It is an affiliating university and has been accredited B++ by the National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC).
Courses Offered Bachelors, Masters, M. Phil, PhD, Certificates and Diplomas
Departments/ Branches
  • Commerce
  • Education
  • Law
  • Languages (Sanskrit, linguistics, Hindi, Persian, Gujarati, Urdu, English, Prakrit, Pali and Apabhrangsha
  • Psychology
  • Political Science
  • Geography
  • Statistics
  • Science
  • Economics
  • Labor Welfare
  • Sociology
  • History
  • Performing Arts
  • Professional Training
  • Business Management
  • Journalism
  • Development Communication
  • Yogic Science
  • Physical Education
Admission Procedure For admission to the PG Dental, Optometry, Nursing, Medical and Physiotherapy courses, the candidates have to appear for an entrance examination. The required fee for the test is INR 1,500.
Campus Placements The Gujarat University has an active placement cell.
Scholarships Scholarships and financial assistance is provided to deserving candidates who belong to the economically weaker sections of the society.
Fee Structure For Six Months Certificate Course: INR 15,000

For Three Months Certificate Course: INR 5,000

Notable Alumni Some of the glittering alumni of the Gujarat University have been listed below:

  • Geet Sethi (sportsman)
  • Mallika Sarabhai (Bharatnatyam and Kuchipudi dancer)
  • Narendra Modi (Chief Minister of Gujarat)
  • Gautam Adani (Chairman of the Adani Group)
Eligibility Criteria To be considered eligible to appear for the entrance examination for the postgraduate courses in Medical, Dental, Optometry, Nursing and Physiotherapy, the candidates have to have a Bachelors degree in the relevant field.
Established in the Year The Gujarat University was established in the year 1949.
Facts & Figures
  • Total number of teachers: 205
  • Total number of students in the commerce department: 79,422 (including the students in colleges)
  • Total number of students in the arts department: 77,794 (including students in colleges)
  • Total number of students in the science department: 12,142 (including students in colleges)
  • Total number of undergraduate students: 70,966
Events The following events are held in the university on a regular basis:

  • Sports
  • N.S.S
  • Youth Festival
  • Workshops
  • Seminars
  • Adventure Activities
  • Photography Exhibitions
  • Leadership training
  • Quiz
  • Debates
  • Recitation
  • Poetry competitions
  • Music
  • Dance
  • Poster Making
  • Painting
  • Clay Modeling
  • Dramatics
  • Mime