Department of Biosciences, Saurashtra University

  • Establishment Year

    Old

    1969

    age > 40 years

  • Location

    Rajkot

The Department of Biosciences, Saurashtra University was established in the year 1976, and in the following year, UGC recommended the University to have a new integrated postgraduate course in Biology (M.Sc. Experimental Biology) which was first of its kind in the country. The department offers degree in various disciplines like Zoology, Botany, Microbiology, and Biotechnology. 

Later in the year 2012, the department has been recognised as the Centre for Advance Studies by UGC.

It offers M.Sc, M.Phil. in BioSciences (Animal Science, Plant Science, Microbiology) and Ph.D.

The department has done around 18 research projects with 553 lacs of outlay.

 

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Department of Computer Science, Saurashtra University

  • Establishment Year

    New

    1996

    age > 20 years

  • Location

    Rajkot

Department of Computer Science, Saurashtra University established in the year 1996 has been approved by AICTE for MCA program. 

The department offers M.C.A., and M.Sc. I.T. & C.A.

The course focuses on research areas like;

S.No.

Research Area

1.

High-performance computing – Cluster computer

2.

High-performance Network & Mobile Communication

3.

Biometric Technologies – Speech & Image Processing

4.

Embedded Systems

5.

Very large Database & Web Databases, Data Warehouse & Data Mining

6.

Multimedia application development

7.

Geo informatics & GIS Applications (GIS + GPS + Remote Sensing)

8.

E-Governance Applications

9.

Web-based e-Commerce applications – Nanotechnology

10.

Bio-Informatics

The department involves its students of MCA and M.Sc.(I.T.&C.A.) for knowledge exchange seminar sessions and collaborative real-life project, development to impart high-quality teaching and motivate extensive research, the teaching is supported with self-learning from CBTs, project-based learning and research based learning.

 

 

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Department of Commerce, Saurashtra University

  • Establishment Year

    Old

    1979

    age > 30 years

  • Location

    Rajkot

Department of Commerce, Saurashtra University was established in the year 1979 offering postgraduate and diploma. It was

The department has M.Com (CBCS), M.Phil (CBCS), and Ph.D. Programme.
The M.Com. Courses offer three Specialisation;
 
(1) Accounting and Taxation
(2) Finance
(3) Marketing

There are four semesters and each semester consists of five paper including a dissertation in the final semester.
There is a ratio of 30:70 for internal and external examination.

The M.Phil. includes three major papers;
(1) Research Methodology
(2) Perspectives of Management
(3) Banking and Finance, in the first semester and in a second-semester dissertation on a respective area of Commerce, all functional area of Management, Banking, Finance, Accounting etc.
 
The Department provides research guidance facilities to the candidate for a Ph.D. degree in Commerce.

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Department of Economics, Saurashtra University

  • Establishment Year

    Old

    1977

    age = 40 years

  • Location

    Rajkot

Department of Economics, Saurashtra University established in the year 1977 offers M.A. & M.Phil in Economics. The department has programmes based on CBCS  mode and  PhD programme as per the UGC Regulation 2009.

Admissions to these  programmes are based  on merit.  There are  three well  qualified faculty members in the department who besides regular teaching undertake research and extension activities.

 

Program

Intake

M.A. in Economics

70

M.Phil. in Economics

15

Ph.D. in Economics

24

The department has all basic amenities and infrastructural facilities like, computer  lab, Wi-Fi, class-rooms are LCD equipped and one with
smart-board, and Departmental Library.

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Department of Education, Saurashtra University

  • Establishment Year

    Old

    1978

    age > 30 years

  • Location

    Rajkot

The Department of Education, Saurashtra University was established in the year 1978.

It offers following courses:

 

Courses

Duration

Masters in Education

2 years

Master of Philosophy

1 year

Ph.D.

 

 

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Department of Electronics, Saurashtra University

  • Establishment Year

    New

    1987

    age = 30 years

  • Location

    Rajkot

The Department of Electronics, Saurashtra University was established in the year 1987 and offers both postgraduate and diploma courses.

Courses

Duration

Masters of Science in Electronics

2 years

M.Sc. (ECI: Electronics, Computer and Instrumentation)

5 years integrated course

Ph.D.

 

Post Graduate Diploma in Hardware Technology and Application

 

The Department focuses on the following Research Areas:

  1. Microprocessor and Microcontroller
  2. Embedded Systems
  3. Mobile Programming
  4. Digital Signal Processing

 

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Department of Physics, Saurashtra University

  • Establishment Year

    Old

    1979

    age > 30 years

  • Location

    Rajkot

The Department of Physics, Saurashtra University was established in the year 1979 and it lies under the Faculty of Science with its sister departments like Department of Chemistry, Biosciences, and Home Science.

The Department offers postgraduate and diploma courses to the students.

Courses

Duration

Masters of Science in Physics

2 years

M.Phil.

1 year

Ph.D.

 

 

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Department of Psychology, Saurashtra University

  • Establishment Year

    New

    1989

    age > 20 years

  • Location

    Rajkot

The Department of Psychology, Saurashtra University was established in the year 1989 and offers both postgraduate and diploma course.

Courses

Duration

Masters of Arts in Psychology

2 years

M.Phil. in Psychology

1 year

Ph.D.

 

 

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Department of Pharmaceutical Science, Saurashtra University

  • Establishment Year

    Just Up

    2006

    age > 10 years

  • Location

    Rajkot

The Department of Pharmaceutical Science, Saurashtra University was established in the year 2006 and is approved by AICTE, PCI New Delhi and UGC-SAP.

The department offers MPM (Integrated B.Pharm. and Management), M.Pharm. in Pharmaceutical, Pharmaceutical Biotechnology, Pharmacognosy, Pharmacology, Quality Assurance & Drug Regulatory Affairs with 18 seats in each branch.

The Department has collaboration and MoU’s with University of New Mexico, USA, IIIM, Jammu, BAN labs. Pvt. Ltd., Rajkot; Gujarat Ayurveda University, Jamnagar; B.T. Savani Kidney Hospital, Rajkot; Human Genetic Center, Ahmedabad; Torrent Research Center, Gandhinagar; Lincoln Pharmaceutical Ltd., Ahmedabad, and much more.

It also has all basic amenities and infrastructural facilities like Computing sector, Wi-Fi, Animal House & Medicinal Garden, Sports & Curricular Activities, Classrooms, Laboratories, and Library.

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Department of English and Comparitive Literary Studies, Saurashtra University

  • Establishment Year

    New

    1989

    age > 20 years

  • Location

    Rajkot

The Department of English and Comparitive Literary Studies, Saurashtra University established in the year 1989 comes under the Faculty of rts of the University.

The Department offers following courses;

Courses

Duration

Masters of Arts

2 years

M.Phil.

1 year

Ph.D.

 

 

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Department of Gujarati, Saurashtra University

  • Establishment Year

    Old

    1967

    age = 50 years

  • Location

    Rajkot

The Department of Gujarati, Saurashtra University was established with the inception of the University, 1967. It comes under the Faculty of Arts of University.

The Department follows the CBCS system of grading which is a semester system and offers following courses:

Courses

Duration

Masters of Arts in Gujarati

2 years

M.Phil. in Indian Literature

1 year

Ph.D.

 

 

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Department of Hindi, Saurashtra University

  • Establishment Year

    New

    1995

    age > 20 years

  • Location

    Rajkot

The Department of Hindi, Saurashtra University was established in the year 1995 and offers following courses;

  1.  M.Phil. in Hindi
  2. M.Phil. in Comparative Literature
  3. Ph.D. in Hindi
  4. Diploma in Translation, and the Interdisciplinary programmes and Departments involves Comparative Literature, Translation, Kavyashastra, and Bhashavigyan.

The Department organises a regular seminar, conferences, workshops and talks by eminent professors in the same discipline.

It provides its students with all basic amenities and infrastructural facilities like Departmental library, Fully-furnished classrooms, Wi-Fi, and Audio-Video Room.

 

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Department of Human Rights & International Humanitarian Laws, Saurashtra University

  • Establishment Year

    New

    1997

    age = 20 years

  • Location

    Rajkot

The Department of Human Rights & International Humanitarian Laws, Saurashtra University was established in the year 1997.

The department offers following courses:

Courses

Duration

L.L.M.

1 year

Ph.D.

 

 

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Department of History, Saurashtra University

  • Establishment Year

    Old

    1969

    age > 40 years

  • Location

    Rajkot

The Department of History, Saurashtra University was established in the year 1969, offers postgraduate and diploma courses.

Courses

Duration

Masters of Arts in History

2 years

M.Phil. in History

1 year

Ph.D.

 

 

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Department of Law, Saurashtra University

  • Establishment Year

    Old

    1979

    age > 30 years

  • Location

    Rajkot

The Department of Law, Saurashtra University was established in the year 1979 under the Faculty of Law. 

It offers following courses:

Courses

Post Graduate Diploma in Business Laws

L.L.M.

Post Graduate Diploma in Financial Services

Post Graduate Diploma in Environmental Law

Post Graduate Diploma in Legal Process Outsourcing

Ph.D.

 

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Department of Sanskrit, Saurashtra University

  • Establishment Year

    New

    1990

    age > 20 years

  • Location

    Rajkot

The Department of Sanskrit, Saurashtra University was established in the year 1990. The department aims to provide its students with an insight in the Sanskrit Literature.

The department offers both postgraduate and Diploma courses.

Courses

Duration

Master of Arts in Sanskrit

2 years

M.Phil. in Sanskrit

1 year

Ph.D.

 

The Department has its own Library and the classrooms are full-furnished.

 

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Department of Social Work, Saurashtra University

  • Establishment Year

    New

    1998

    age > 10 years

  • Location

    Rajkot

The Department of Social Work was established in the year 1998, under the Faculty of Social Work.

The Department promotes a culture that supports professional grooming, freedom to initiate, innovative and experiment, an atmosphere of mutual respect and trust and cultural enrichment.

The Department offers following courses to its students;

  • Master of Social Work
  • Master of Labour Welfare
  • M.Phil.
  • Ph.D.
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Department of Business Management, Saurashtra University

  • Establishment Year

    New

    1980

    age > 30 years

  • Location

    Rajkot

The Department of Business Management has been established in the year 1980, which has been approved by UGC and State Government and has been recognised by A.I.C.T.E.

The main objective of the department is to motivate bright young men and women with knowledge, abilities and skills to perform their roles as versatile managers through the M.B.A. - Full time programmed offered to them.

Courses Offered:

MBA

PGDBA

M.Phil.

Ph.D.

MBA Executive

 

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Department of Sociology, Saurashtra University

  • Establishment Year

    Old

    1977

    age = 40 years

  • Location

    Rajkot

The Department of Sociology, Saurashtra University was established in the year 1977 and has been approved by UGC.

The department offers following courses:

  1. Certificate Course in Research Methodology
  2. M.Phil.
  3. M.A.

The objective of the department is to expand teaching, research and extension activities, organise international, and national seminars, workshop and training program, published books and journal related to a subject, participate in the societal program and promote student research activities.

S.No.

Research Areas

1.

Research on the Coastal studies

2.

Regional and Cultural studies

3.

Studies on Environmental issues

4.

Studies on Disaster and Disaster Management

5.

Gender studies

6.

Caste and Communities studies

7.

Developmental studies

8.

Rural studies

9.

Health studies

 

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Department of Statistics, Saurashtra University

  • Establishment Year

    New

    1984

    age > 30 years

  • Location

    Rajkot

The Department of Statistics, Saurashtra University was established in the year 1984 and has been recognised by UGC.

The Department offers following Courses:

S.No.

Courses

Intake

1.

M.Sc. in Statistics

20

2.

Post-Graduate Diploma in Hospital Management

18

3.

Full-time/Part-time Ph.D.

 

 

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Department of Nanoscience and Advanced Material, Saurashtra University

  • Establishment Year

    Just Up

    2016

    age = 1 years

  • Location

    Rajkot

Department of Nanoscience and Advanced Material, Saurashtra University was established in the year 2016.

It is a new department funded by Government of Gujarat to cater to the need of the students of Saurashtra region to learn about Nanoscience & Nanomaterials and to bridge the gap between university and industries of the state. Under this department, B.Sc./M.Sc. (Applied Physics) course with specialization in Nanoscience & Nanotechnology will commence from June 2016.

The Department offers B.Sc. / M.Sc. (Applied Physics) Integrated.

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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.

Hostel

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
Classroom

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
Laboratory

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

Sports

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
Library

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