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:
The University has well-furnished Classrooms with all basic and modern facilities like Audio-Visual Aid and Projectors.
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:
|13.||Weight Lifting and Power Lifting|
|15.||Swimming, Diving, and Water polo|
|16.||Gymnastics, RG, and Mallkhamba|
The University encourages extra-curricular activities like Theatre, Debates, and Dancing.
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.