Saurashtra University, established on 23rd May, 1967, is situated in Rajkot city of the Saurashtra region of Gujarat State, India. The campus of the University is spread over 410 acres of land. The jurisdiction of the University includes Amreli, Jamnagar, Porbandar, Rajkot and SurendraNagar districts. The University has 242 colleges affiliated to it imparting Undergraduate and Post graduate education. It has been distinctly fortunate to avail of the erudition and academic experience of various distinguished educationists, beginning with the late Professor Dolarrai Mankad, the founder Vice Chancellor of the University.
In the last few years, the University has made unique strides in the following areas:
Generating financial resources (where it has been indebted to the renowned philanthropist Dr. Dipchand Gardi, who has till date generously donated a sum of 20 million Rupees), infra structural development, and facilitation of academic growth and administrative efficiency."The National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC) has Re-accredited the university with Grade 'B' in 2009." (CGPA 2.93)
Saurashtra University has 26 Departments on the campus that are described in detail in the pages to come. Besides these Departments, the University provides higher education through Post-Graduate Centers and Institution spread all its jurisdiction area. On the campus, it has facilities like internet connectivity, complete infrastructure for all research activities, Transit Hous