Saurashtra University, Rajkot
houses 28 different education departments. The Saurashtra University of Rajkot came into existence in the year 1967 under the apt guidance of Mr. Dolar Rai Mankad who was the then Vice Chancellor. Today, Saurashtra University affiliates around 207 number of colleges located across the length and breadth of Gujarat state.
Covering a total of over 410 acres, the Saurashtra University possesses three PG hostels within its premises. The prime departments of Saurashtra University that boast of offering best of the courses to the aspiring candidates include:
- business management
- computer science
- social work
- library and information science
- human rights
- pharmaceutical science
- physical educational
- home science
- English & comparative literary studies
There are a number of colleges in Rajkot that are affiliated to the Saurashtra University. All these colleges are known to offer best of the comprehensive courses that are at par with international standards. In every academic session, students from the local areas of Rajkot and outside the city come in large numbers to get admission to some or other colleges under Saurashtra University. While some colleges conduct a common entrance examination, others allow a seat to the aspiring student on the basis of his or her 10+2 scores.
Apart from academic excellence Saurashtra University also boasts of a host of facilities. Separate hostels for boys and girls, gymnasium, guest house, commercial complex, party plot, book center and officer residences are some of the notable advantages that are offered by the Rajkot Saurashtra University. IGNOU and Ambedkar Open University also operates under the aegis of Saurashtra University.
At present Saurashtra University is considered as one of the esteemed centers of learning in Gujarat.
Last Updated on : January 14, 2014