Charotar University of Science and Technology

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Coordinates: 22°35′58″N 72°49′13″E / 22.59944°N 72.82028°E / 22.59944; 72.82028

Charotar University of Science and Technology
ચરોતર યુનિવર્સિ‌ટી ઓફ સાયન્સ એન્ડ ટેકનોલોજી (ચારૂસેટ)
Formerly Education Campus Changa till 2009
Motto Sanskrit: अमृतं तु विधा (Knowledge is eternal)
Established 2009[1]
Type Deemed university
Endowment ₹ 800 million
President Surendra M. Patel,[2]
Provost Dr. B. G. Patel,[3]
Academic staff 158*
Admin. staff 150*
Students 1783
Undergraduates 1000
Postgraduates 783
Location Changa, Anand, Gujarat, India
Campus Rural, 100 acres (0.40 km2),[4]
Affiliations UGC, AICTE, AIU
Website CHARUSAT
Charotar Institute of technology Changa charusat.jpg

Charotar University of Science and Technology – CHARUSAT is established under the Gujarat Act No. 8 of 2009, Government of Gujarat. University Grants Commission (UGC) has empowered CHARUSAT to award Degrees under Section 22 of UGC Act 1956.[5] Earlier campus was known as Education Campus Changa till 2009.

History[edit]

It was dream of two philanthropist, Late Mr.Chhotabhai Patel & Late Dr. K.C. Patel to establish a world class university in rural area so that people of that region can get advantage of higher education. Shri Charotar Moti Sattavis Patidar Kelvani Mandal is the college trust. Kelvani Mandal is a non profit organisation that solely focuses on imparting education and spreading knowledge. It is the inception of Kelvani Mandal that, knowledge is a tool that can bring social change in our society. Kelvani Mandal has established Education Campus - Anand to offer secondary school education in science stream named D.Z.Patel Higher Secondary School, Anand

Location[edit]

Charotar is the region comprising Anand and Kheda districts of Gujarat. Charotar is widely recognized as the native place of great Indian freedom fighter and first home-minister of India late Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel. The university is situated in a rural area. Accessible from Nadiad and Anand City. CHARUSAT Campus sprawls over 105 acres of land equipped with ultra modern facilities.

Current situation[edit]

The official website of CHARUSAT[6] states that: "The journey started in the year 2000, with only 240 students, 4 programs, 1 institute and an investment of Rs. 3 Crores. Whereas, today, there are 35 different UG and PG Programs with 4500 students enrolled in 7 different Institutes.There is also an R&D Centre conducting research in the emerging sciences like Nanotechnology, Biotechnology, etc. These development activities have an investment of Rs. 80 Crores (800 Million INR). Charusat was started in year 2000 with affiliation with Gujarat University, which continued until year 2007 then continued its affiliation with Gujarat Technological University until year 2009 and now under it is constituted as university under Government of Gujarat - Gujarat Act No. 8 of 2009.

Faculties and constituent institutes[edit]

  • Faculty of Technology & Engineering
    • Chandubhai S Patel Institute of Technology – Changa
  • Faculty of Computer Science & Applications
    • Smt. Chandaben Mohanbhai Patel Institute of Computer Applications
  • Faculty of Pharmacy
    • Ramanbhai Patel College of Pharmacy
  • Faculty of Management Studies
    • Indukaka Ipcowala Institute of Management
  • Faculty of Applied Sciences
    • P D Patel Institute of Applied Sciences
  • Faculty of Medical Sciences
    • Charotar Institute of Physiotherapy
    • Charotar Institute of Nursing

Undergraduate programmes and intake capacity[edit]

Programme Intake
Bachelor of Technology (Electronics & Communication) 120 seats
Bachelor of Technology (Computer Engineering) 120 seats
Bachelor of Technology (Information Technology) 120 seats
Bachelor of Technology (Mechanical Engineering) 120 seats
Bachelor of Technology (Electrical Engineering) 120 seats
Bachelor of Technology (Civil Engineering) 120 seats
Bachelor of Pharmacy 120 seats
Bachelor of Physiotherapy 60 seats
Bachelor of Science (Nursing) 60 seats
General Nursing and Midwifery 40 seats

Postgraduate programmes and intake capacity[edit]

Programme Intake
Master of Technology (Computer Engineering) 18 seats
Master of Technology (Communication System Engineering) 36 seats
Master of Technology (Computer Aided Design & Manufacturing) 18 seats
Master of Technology (Electrical Engineering - Power System) 18 seats
Master of Technology (Information Technology) 18 seats
Master of Pharmacy (Pharmaceutics - Drug Regulatory Affairs) 18 seats
Master of Pharmacy (Clinical Pharmacy) 18 seats
Master of Pharmacy (Pharmaceutical Technology) 18 seats
Master of Pharmacy (Quality Assurance) 18 seats
Master of Pharmacy (Pharmacology & Toxicology) 18 seats
Master of Science (Biotechnology) 30 seats
Master of Science (Microbiology) 30 seats
Master of Science (Biochemistry) 30 seats
Master of Science (Nano Science and Technology) 15 seats
Master of Science (Advanced Organic Chemistry) 20 seats
Master of Business Administration 120 seats
Post Graduate Diploma in Management 60 seats
Master of Computer Application 180 seats
Master of Science (Information Technology) 60 seats
Master of Philosophy 40 seats

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