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.