Doctor Harisingh Gaur Vishwa Vidyalaya

Dr. Harisingh Gour on July18th, 1946, established Doctor Harisingh Gour Vishwavidyalaya, the oldest university of the state of Madhya Pradesh, previously known as the University of Saugar. The eighteenth University in India and also the largest University of Madhya Pradesh is perhaps the only example of having been founded by a single person's earned money.

The University is located at a distance of 5Kms from the city of Sagar and the university campus is on Patharia hills, sprawling over 830.3 hectares of land. The present Vice Chancellor of the university is Prof N.S. Gajbhiye and the Registrar is Prof N.K. Jain. The University houses more than 36 teaching departments, 81 affiliating colleges, 10 faculties and covers 6 districts of M.P.

Besides conventional degree courses, the university offers post graduate and also research programmes in Geology, Criminology & Forensic Science, Pharmacy, Anthropology, Journalism & Mass Communication, Performing Arts, Adult Education, Business Management, Electronics, Microbiology, Computer Applications, Biotechnology.

Some of the Departments of Doctor Harisingh Gaur Vishwa Vidyalaya are-
  • Department of Arts
  • Department of Social Scinces
  • Department of Science
  • Department of Life Sciences
  • Department of Law
  • Department of Technology
  • Department of Commerce
  • Department of Management Studies
  • Department of Education
  • Department of Engineering
  • Department of Pharamaceutical Science
  • Department of Computer Science & Application
  • Department of Distance Education
  • Department of Criminology & Forensic Science
  • Department of Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology
The Resource and Service Centre of Doctor Harisingh Gaur Vishwa Vidyalaya are
  • University Admission Cell
  • University Website Cell (UWC)
  • University Computer Centre. (UCC)
  • Jawaharlal Nehru Library
  • University Science Instrumentation Centre (USIC)
  • Educational Multi Media Research Centre (EMMRC]
  • Engineering (Civil/ Electric/ Water)
  • Population Research Centre (PRC)
  • Academic Staff College(ASC)
  • Minority Remedial Coaching Centre
  • Institute of Distance Education
  • Information And Public Relation Office
  • University Guest House
  • Nivedita Girls Hostel
  • Boys Hostel
  • University Press
  • Medical and Sanitation
  • Women Welfare Society
Some of the colleges with Doctor Harisingh Gaur Vishwa Vidyalaya affiliation are
  • Arts & Commerce College, Chaurai, Chhindwara.
  • Arts & Commerce College, Pandhurna, Chindwara.
  • Govt Arts Degree College, Lodhikhera, Chindwara.
  • Arts & Commerce College, Khurai, Sagar
  • Govt Degree College, Tamla, Chindwara.
  • Ballabhdas Maheshwari College, Khurai, Sagar.
  • DBC, Law College, Panna.
  • Govt. College Junnardeo,Chindwara.
  • Govt College, Bijawar
  • Govt College, Harpalpur
  • Govt College, Amanganj
  • Govt College Tikamgarh.
The Doctor Harisingh Gaur Vishwa Vidyalaya has a Department of Distance Education, which provides diverse correspondence courses like
  • Bachelor of Library & Information Science
  • Master of Library & Information Science
  • Bachelor of Journalism (Communication)
  • Master of Journalism (Communication)
  • P.G. Diploma in Marketing Management
  • P.G. Diploma in Environmental Management
  • P.G. Diploma in Criminology & Police Administration
  • P.G. Diploma in Personnel Management
  • P.G. Diploma in Yoga & Meditation
  • P.G. Diploma in International Business & Export Management
  • P.G. Diploma in Psychological Counseling
Other facilities of University of Saugar includes 4 hostels and 2 hostels for boys and girls respectively, Post office, State Bank of India, STD booth, University Hospital, Employment and Guidance Bureau, University Press, three canteens, shopping complex etc.

Last Updated on : March 30, 2016

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