• Establishment Year



    age > 50 years

  • university type

  • university NAAC grade


Available University Facilities

  • Hostel

  • Classroom

  • Laboratory

  • Sports

  • Extra - Curricular

  • Library

More about Saurashtra University

Saurashtra University located in Rajkot, Gujarat is a Public University established in the year 1967 is a UGC recognised University and has been accredited with an ‘A’ grade from NAAC. The University offers undergraduate, postgraduate, and Diploma courses in Journalism, Sciences, Social Sciences, Arts and Physical Education.

The University is located amidst the hustling-bustling city of Rajkot which has good connectivity with the Rajkot Railway Station which is just 7 km away from the University. There are many food joints and shopping complex nearby.

The University has 27 Departments and 297 affiliated colleges in Amreli, Jamnagar, Junagadh, Porbandar, Rajkot, and Surendranagar district. The University offers M.A., M.Sc., M.Phil., L.L.M., M.Ed., M.C.A., M.Com., MJMC, and Ph.D. Following are the list of departments which are there in the University.

Amrutlal Dalpatbhai Sheth Dept. of Journalism

Department of Hindi

Department of Biosciences

Department of Law

Department of Business Management

Department of History

Department of Chemistry

Department of Human Rights & I.H.

Department of Commerce

Department of English & Comparative Literary Studies

Department of Computer Sciences

Department of Library & Information Science

Department of Economics

Department of Mathematics

Department of Education

Department of Philosophy

Department of Electronics

Department of Physics

Department of Gujarati

Department of Psychology

Department of Sanskrit

Department of Home Science

Department of Social Work

Department of Physical Education

Department of Sociology

Department of Pharmaceutical Science

Department of Statistics



The University is spread over in an area of 360 acres with all basic amenities and infrastructural facilities. It has Hostels, Central Library, Sports Complex, Computer Science, Meghani Sahitya Kendre, Guest House, and Institute. Following are the Institutes which are under the University;

  1. Academic Staff College, Saurashtra University, Rajkot
  2. Wildlife Institute of Forest Science, Dehradun
  3. All India Institute of Local Self-Government
  4. Indian Institute of Forest Management, Bhopal

Saurashtra University also has many undergoing schemes, amongst which here are some of the famous ones, like ‘Industry Institution Interaction Cell’ (IIIC) in accordance with NAAC guidelines. Another one in the list is ‘Earn While Learn’ Scheme which helps the students from a low financial background with providing accommodations, food, and books for free. ‘Project Gyan Yatra’ is a project where the professors of the University go to different Universities for learning new teaching methods. Lastly, ‘Student Welfare Scheme’ is an Insurance Scheme of Rs. 1,00,000/- accidental insurance scheme has been launched by the Univesity for students who are registered with affiliated colleges and P.G. Departments.

The University has a long list of famous Alumni like Vijay Rupani, Shaktisinh Gohil, Parsottambhai Rupala, Arjun Modhwadia, Jigar Joshi, Keshavram Kashiram Shastri, Ashok Chavda, Harshad Trivedi, Milind Gadhavi, Kunwarjibhai Mohanbhai Bavaliya, Harshadev Madhav, Dhirendra Hiralal Waghela and much more.

Available College Facilities

The Saurashtra University was established in the year 1967, in Rajkot is a UGC recognised University and has been accredited with an ‘A’ grade from NAAC.

There is separate Hostel Building for girls and boys.The Hostel provides Single and Double seating, and a room consists of a table, chair, bed and cupboard per student. Along with the above facilities, there is the provision of Telephone, Newspaper, and Water Cooler, in each block of the Hostel.

There is the availability of a Mess or Canteen inside the campus, and also, the campus is located in a well-connected area of the city, having various eating hubs around.

The University is spread over in an area of 360 acres with all basic amenities and infrastructural facilities. It has Hostels, Central Library, Sports Complex, Computer Science, Meghani Sahitya Kendre, Guest House, and Institute.


The University has 2 Hostels namely;

Girnar(old) P.G. Hostel - The Hostel has 96 rooms of single accomodation.

Shetrunjay Research Hostel - This Boys Hostel has 48 rooms of single accomodation.

It offers following facility:

  1. 24 hours hot and cold water
  2. Internet access
  3. Playground
  4. Vehicle parking
  5. Indoor game hall
  6. News paper and Magazine library
  7. T. V. room

Facilities available in Hostel

  • Boys Hostel
  • Girls Hostel
  • Dormitory
  • AC Rooms
  • Non AC Rooms
  • Wi-Fi
  • Cafetaria
  • ATM
  • General Store
  • Gym
  • Medical Clinic / Shop
  • CCTV
  • Bookshop
  • Laundry
  • Air Cooler Rooms
  • Power Backup
  • Post Office
  • Parking for Two / Four Wheelers
  • Salon
  • TV Room
  • Photocopy Machines

The University has well-furnished Classrooms with all basic and modern facilities like Audio-Visual Aid and Projectors.


Facilities available in Classroom

  • Wi-Fi
  • AC
  • Projector
  • Audio-Visual Teaching Aids

The University has well-furnished laboratory and is well-equipped with instuments.


The University takes a lot more interest in the Sports and thus organises many Inter-College Competitons/Tournaments for both Men and Women.

Following is the list of games the University organises the competitions for:

S.No. Games
1. Football
2. Hockey
3. Kabaddi
4. Volleyball
5. Basketball
6. Tennis
7. Table Tennis
8. Handball
9. Softball
10. Kho-Kho
11. Archery
12. Rifle Shooting
13. Weight Lifting and Power Lifting
14. Wrestling
15. Swimming, Diving, and Water polo
16. Gymnastics, RG, and Mallkhamba
17. Atheletics
18. Cricket
19. Cross Country
20. Judo
21. Badminton
22. Cycling


Facilities available in Sports

  • Swimming Pool
  • Basketball Court
  • Tennis Court
  • Cricket Ground
  • Football Ground
  • Badminton Court
  • Shooting Ranges
  • Table Tennis
  • Volleyball Court
Extra - Curricular

The University encourages extra-curricular activities like Theatre, Debates, and Dancing.

Facilities available in Extra - Curricular

  • Theatre
  • Debates
  • Declamations
  • Events Committee
  • Singing Club
  • Dance School

The Saurashtra University Library started functioning along with the University in 1967 in a rental building ‘Dharampur No Utaro’. On the 1st Aug 1967 the Library was shifted to another building called ‘Nand Vihar’ in the Jagnath Plot Area. The library was finally shifted to its own newly constructed building at the University Campus on 20th June 1973 with the area of 3056.15 Sq. Mt.

Facilities available in Library

  • Number of books
  • Number of online journals
  • Number of magazine subscriptions
  • Computerized library
  • Book bank facility