List of institutions of higher education in Gujarat

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Gujarat has both private and public universities, many of which are supported by the Government of India and the state government - Government of Gujarat. Apart from these there are private universities supported by various bodies and societies. Here is a list of research organisations and educational institutions of Gujarat.


Gujarat University in Ahmedabad is the largest university in Gujarat

There are total 30 universities in Gujarat as of 4 February 2012. In Gujarat there are one central university, eighteen state universities, two deemed universities and nine private universities.


Central Universities
University Location Established Specialization Sources
Central University of Gujarat Gandhinagar 2009 General


State Universities
University Established Specialization Sources
Anand Agricultural Universitydouble-dagger Anand 1938 Agriculture
Maharaja Krishnakumarsinhji Bhavnagar University Bhavnagar 1978 General
Centre for Environmental and Planning Technology University (CEPT) Ahmedabad 1962 Architecture
Children's University Gandhinagar 2009 Education
Indian Institute of Teacher Education Gandhinagar 2010 Education
Dharamsinh Desai University Nadiad 2000 General
Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar Open University Ahmedabad 1995 Distance education
Gujarat Ayurved University Jamnagar 1968 Ayurveda
Gujarat Forensic Sciences University Gandhinagar 2008 Forensic science
Gujarat National Law University Gandhinagar 2004 Legal
Gujarat Technological University Ahmedabad 2007 Technology
Gujarat University Ahmedabad 1949 General
Hemchandracharya North Gujarat University Patan 1986 General
Krantiguru Shyamji Krishna Verma Kachchh University Bhuj 2003 General
Maharaja Sayajirao University of Baroda Vadodara 1949 General
Sardar Patel University Vallabh Vidhyanagar 1955 General
Raksha Shakti University Gandhinagar 2009 Police Science
Sardarkrushinagar Dantiwada Agricultural Universitydouble-dagger Palanpur 1972double-dagger Agriculture
Saurashtra University Rajkot 1955 General
Swarnim Gujarat Sports University Gandhinagar 2011 Sports
Shree Somnath Sanskrit University Veraval 2005 Sanskrit
Veer Narmad South Gujarat University Surat 1965 General

double-dagger Gujarat Agricultural University (GAU) was split in 2004 under that Gujarat Agricultural University Act-2004 into four universities, namely Sardarkrushinagar Dantiwada Agricultural University, Anand Agricultural University, Junagadh Agricultural University and Navsari Agricultural University.[1] The UGC lists the first as "Gujarat Agricultural University, Sardar Krushinagar" with the date of establishment of GAU, 1972. The second is listed by its name, with 2004 as the establishment date. The last two are not listed by the UGC, only by the ICAR.


Deemed universities
University Location Established Specialization Sources
Charotar University of Science and Technology Changa 2009 Science & Technology


Private Universities
University Location Established Specialization Sources
Ahmedabad University Ahmedabad 2009 General
Rai University Ahmedabad 2011 General
Auro University of Hospitality and Management Surat 2011 Hospitality
Calorx Teachers' University Ahmedabad 2009 Education
Charotar University of Science and Technology Anand 2009 Science, Technology
Dhirubhai Ambani Institute of Information and Communication Technology Gandhinagar 2001 Technology
Ganpat University Mehsana 2005 General
Kadi Sarva Vishwavidyalaya Gandhinagar 2007 General
INDUS University Ahmedabad 2006 Technology
ITM Vocational University, Gujarat, Vadodara Vadodara 2014 General, Technology, Pharama, Law etc.
Dharamsinh Desai University Nadiad 1968 Technology
Nirma University of Science and Technology Ahmedabad 1998 Technology
Pandit Deendayal Petroleum University Gandhinagar 2007 Energy

!scope="row" | MICA - School Of Ideas 1992 Communication

Management and technology[edit]

Medical colleges[edit]

Autonomous institutes[edit]

NIT, Surat
Institute Location
Entrepreneurship Development Institute of India Gandhinagar
Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad
Institute of Rural Management Anand
National Institute of Fashion Technology Gandhinagar
National Institute of Pharmaceutical Education and Research Ahmedabad
National Institute of Design Ahmedabad
Sardar Vallabhbhai National Institute of Technology Surat
Indian Institute of Technology Gandhinagar Gandhinagar
International Institute of Management and Technical Studies Ahmedabad[5]

MICA - The School Of Ideas Communication, Marketing & Advertizing Ahmedabad, Gujarat

Research organizations[edit]

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