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 accredited the university with FOUR STARS in 2002.
he students actively participate in Sports, NCC, NSS, cultural and academic activities and have won many state national laurels. The faculties in various departments have distinguished themselves with their publication at national and international levels and also with their research projects from different reputed agencies such as University Grants Commission, Department of Science A Technology, Department of Bio-Technology, Ministry of Environment, Nuclear Science Center, Indian Space Research Organization, Department of Atomic Energy, All India Council for Technical Education, Gujarat Council for Science & Technology and Gujarat State Bio-technology Mission among others.