Krantiguru Shyamji Krishna Verma Kachchh University

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Coordinates: 23°12′46″N 69°39′17″E / 23.21278°N 69.65472°E / 23.21278; 69.65472

Krantiguru Shyamji Krishna Verma Kachchh University
Motto तेजस्वी नाच्धीत्मस्त
Established 2003
Type Public
Chancellor Kamla Beniwal
Vice-Chancellor Shashiranjan Yadav
Students 15,000+ [1]
Location Bhuj, Gujarat, India
Campus Rural
Affiliations UGC
Website Official Website

Krantiguru Shyamji Krishna Verma Kachchh University named after Shyamji Krishnavarma of Kachchh, Gujarat, India is a regional university that promotes higher education in regional and rural areas of the country.


The government of Gujarat decided to provide a separate university for the region of Kachchh. The Krantiguru Shyamji Krishna Verma Kachchh University Act was published in the government Gazette in March 2003.

The foundation stone was laid on 24 September 2004. The construction work for the administrative blocks, four faculty blocks, library, computer building, guest house, hostels was estimated at 35 crores (funded by Gujarat State). The Kachchh University started its administrative and academic activity at the new developing campus in 2007.

The university started with 10 colleges in 2004, having 28 colleges with more than 15,000 students and nearly 200 teachers working in the faculties of Arts, Commerce, Science, Education, Law, Technology including Engineering and Pharmacy.


  • Department of Anthropology
  • Department of Botany
  • Department of Commerce & Management
  • Department of Chemistry
  • Department of Computer Science
  • Department of English
  • Department of Economics
  • Department of Earth & Environment Science
  • Department of Energy Science
  • Department of Education
  • Department of Geology
  • Department of Geography
  • Department of Gujarati
  • Department of History
  • Department of Home Science
  • Department of Sanskrit
  • Department of Linguistic
  • Department of Library & info. Science
  • Department of Mathematics
  • Department of Microbiology
  • Department of Oceanography
  • Department of Political Science
  • Department of Public Administration
  • Department of Philosophy
  • Department of Psychology
  • Department of Physics
  • Department of Statistics
  • Department of Sociology
  • Department of Social Work
  • Department of Urban & Rural Development
  • Department of Zoology

Affiliated colleges and institutes[edit]

  • Shri Ramji Ravjii Lalan College
  • Sheth Shoorji Vallabhadas Arts and Commerce College
  • Tolani College of Arts and Science
  • GMDC sponsored - MV and MP Ramani Arts College and RK Khetani Commerce College
  • Dada Dukhayal College of Education
  • Dr. H. R. Gajwani College of Education
  • Tolani Institute of Commerce
  • Shri J B Thacker Commerce College
  • SRK Institute of Social Sciences
  • SRK Institute of Management and Computer Education
  • Smt. H B Palan College of Arts and Commerce
  • Baba Naharsingh Indraprastha Maha Vidyalaya
  • Baba Naharsingh Indraprastha Maha Vidyalaya
  • SMT. V D Thakker College of Education
  • M. D. College Of Education
  • Shri Narayan Computer College
  • S. D. Shethia College of Education
  • Shri Z. N. Patel Che. Trust Sanchalit M.S.W. PG Centre
  • Tolani Commerce College
  • Sanskar Institute of Management & Information Technology
  • Seth R.D. Education Trust Sanchalit Keniya and Ankarvala & Smt. C H Shah Arts & Commerce College, Mundra
  • Veerayatan Institute of Computer Application and Business Administration
  • University Study Center for External Studies
  • AnkarR Education Society Sanchalit College of PGDHRM
  • D. N. V. International Education Academy
  • B.M.C.B. College of Nursing


  1. ^ About University, Retrieved on December 12, 2008

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