Gujarat University

History about Gujarat University

Built up in 1949 under the Gujarat University Act, the Gujarat University is biggest and most seasoned college of the Gujarat state. Setting up the college considered in 1940s and the seed of beginnings was set somewhere near Shri Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel under the chairmanship of Mr. G. B. Mavlankar in interview with Mr. Kasaturbhai Lalbhai and Acharya Anand Shankar Dhruv. Gujarat University is affiliating college, having in excess of 350 subsidiary schools, 35 post alumni divisions and in excess of 50 partnered post graduate focuses with expanded courses in resources of 1. Expressions, 2. Business 3. Science 4. Training 5. Law 6. Restorative and 7. Dental. The college ranges more than eight areas like Ahmedabad, Gandhinagar, Kheda, Anand, Vadodara, Panchamahal, Dahod, Mahisagar and two association regions. In this manner, it covers a critical land region of the state and gives articulations to the instructive yearning of around 2 Crore Urban, Rural and Tribal people group of the locale. Beginning with the main college in the area during the past Bombay Province, at present practically each of the 10 colleges of the state have developed from Gujarat University.

The wonder of college is reflected in a portion of the famous graduated class like Dr. Vikram Sarabhai, Shri Narendra Modi (Prime Minister, India), Dr. K. Kasturirangan (Former Chairman, ISRO), Dr. Ila Bhatt (SEVA), Justice Ahmedi (Former Chief Justice of India), Mr. Pankaj Patel (CEO, Zydus Cadila), Mr. Kharekwala (Wockhardt), Dr. Ravindra Dave (Former Chairman, UNESCO) and numerous others.As the change in perspective in social political and financial strategies occurred from the mid nineties, college has kept up pace with the progressions by presenting and number of projects in rising between intra disciplinary zones with promising work openings which equipped the advancing needs of the general public on the loose. A portion of these projects are:

Movement, Biochemistry, Bioinformatics, Biomedical Technology, Biotechnology, Climate Change Impacts Management, Clinical Research, Food Science and Nutrition, Forensic Science, Human Genetics, Infrastructure Management Services, Information Technology, Mobile Applications and Developmental Management, Maritime Management, Creative Science, Financial Services, Performing Arts, Networking and Communication, Web Technology, Communication and Journalism, PGDIFA, PGDFMI, PGDPM, PGDCSA, PGDACCP, PGDCR, and so forth. The scholastic ability and capability of the college is perceived by the all-around presumed investigate associations like PRL, ISRO, Plasma Research Institute, Entrepreneur Development Institute occupied with expanded research exercises of the college. The college has sorted out in excess of 200 class/symposium/workshop/meeting/instructional class/gathering/congress, and so on as a team with the state or focal subsidizing offices. The college has a condition of workmanship Convention Center with three display corridors to provide food the requirements of social/scholarly/mechanical associations to sort out scholastic and modern summits and shows.

There are around 40 continuous major and minor research activities subsidized by UGC, DBT, DST, CSIR, SAC/ISRO, MoES, MHRD, GUJCOST, GSBTM, focal and state government and so on in different encouraging offices adding up to an all-out spending plan about Rs.700 lacs. Three Departments are encouraged under DST-FIST program and one office is perceived as a Center for Excellence for research by Gujarat Council on Science and Technology (GUJCOST), Gandhinagar. Jan Shikshan Sansthan built up before 35 years prior, gives augmentation social and business enterprise exercises at network level. The Health Center gives fundamental Medicare where expert masters are welcomed on discussion premise. The college has presented an imaginative program for NRI and remote understudies as Study Abroad Program (SAP) to encourage worldwide community oriented training. Rollwala Computer Center has risen with novel self-planned program for private and smooth working of examination related work. Auspicious announcement of the outcomes and brief granting of imprint sheet is completed. To address the complaints of the understudies, Student Information Center is built up. Ladies’ Development Cell and Anti-Raging Cell are additionally comprised according to UGC rules. The lavish green grounds of the college considered as the lungs of the city-Ahmedabad amidst the solid establishments.The college confronted a few scholarly just as authoritative difficulties during this voyage however has had the option to keep up norms of advanced education and furthermore has a point of view plan for institutional improvement as conceived in the vision and statement of purpose of the college.

Association

Association of the college depends on the Gujarat University Act, 1949. [8] The experts of the college are:

  • Executive Council: governs activities at university

  • Academic Council: maintains and prescribes standards of instructions, education and examinations

  • Faculties

  • Board of University Teaching and Research

  • Board of Studies

  • Board of Extra-Mural Studies

  • Board of Student Welfare

  • Board for Hostel’s Management

  • Academic Planning Board

The college capacities in a law based manner by Senate which is chosen each year by resources and understudies. Instructors of the universities, divisions and schools are spoken to in on the Academic and Executive Councils.

Office bearers of the university are:

  • The Chancellor (The Governor of Gujaratis the ex-officio Chancellor of the university)

  • The Vice-Chancellor, who is the academic and the executive head of the university

  • Former Vice-Chancellors of the University residing in the State

  • Pro Vice-Chancellor

  • Registrar, who is administrative head of the university

  • University Librarian

  • Directors of Schools

  • Heads of the Departments

The teaching and non-teaching staff are represented by their unions.

Grounds and college ward

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.

Divisions

Academic departments

The schools and university departments are as follows:

School of Commerce

School of Law

School of Languages

Department of English

Department of Gujarati

Department of Hindi

Department of Linguistics

Department of Urdu and Persian

Department of Pali, Prakrit & Apabhransha

Department of Sanskrit

School of Philosophy Education and Psychology

Department of Education

Department of Philosophy

Department of Psychology

School of Sciences

Department of Climate Change Impacts Management

Department of Botany

Applied Botany Centre(ABC) – Bioinformatics Centre and Climate Change and Impacts Management

Department of Biochemistry

Department of Chemistry

Department of Environmental Science

Department of Forensic Science

Department of Computer Science

Department of Life Science

Department of Geography

Department of Mathematics

Department of Statistics

Department of Physics, Space science and Electronics

Department of Microbiology and Biotechnology

Department of Zoology and Biomedical Technology

Department of Animation, ITIMS and Mobile Applications

School of Social Sciences

Department of Economics

Department of History

Department of Labour Welfare

Department of Political Science

Department of Sociology

Department of Social Work

Department of Journalism

Department of Library and Information Science

Department of Physical Education

Department of Yogic Science

Department of Study Abroad Program

  1. K. School of Business Management
  2. S. School of Business Management

Centre for Development Communication

H.K. Professional Centre

Upasana School of Performing Arts

A D Shodhan I A S Training Centre

Department of Defence Studies

Department of Home Science

Administrative departments

Gujarat University Administrative Office

Rollwala Computer Centre

Gujarat University Workshop

Department of Publication

Gujarat University Guest House

Gujarat University Press

Student welfare departments

Gujarat University Library

Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel Reading Centre

Women’s Development Cell

Gujarat University Consultancy Cell

Gujarat University Skill and Innovation Council

Gujarat University Startup And Entrepreneurship Council

Gujarat University Health Centre

James Reaney Canadian Study Centre

Gujarat University Employment Bureau

Department of Youth Welfare

Gujarat University Boys Hostel

Gujarat University Girls Hostel

Sports Complex

Canteen

Internet Access Centre

Dr B R Ambedkar Chair

Gujarat University Central Consumer Co-Operative Stores Ltd

Jan Shikshan Sansthan

Open Air Theatre

NRS Hall

Gujarat University Convention and Exhibition Hall

State Bank of India, Gujarat University Branch

Census Micro Data Station

Gujarat University Post Office

UGC Centers

Academic Staff College

Department of Adult and Continuing Education and Extension works

Department of Educational Multimedia Research Centre

Information and Library Network Centre (INFLIBNET Centre)

Resources

  • Medical
  • Dental
  • Science
  • Commerce
  • Arts
  • Education
  • Law