Sardar Patel University

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Sardar Patel University (SP University)
સરદાર પટેલ યુનિવર્સિટી
Sardar Patel Uni Admin Bldg.jpg
Motto शीलवृत्तफलं श्रुतम्
Motto in English Character and Conduct are the Fruits of Learning
Established 1955
Type Public
Chancellor Dr. Shrimati Kamla
Vice-Chancellor Prof. Harish Padh
Academic staff 191
Location Vallabh Vidyanagar, Gujarat, India
22°33′18″N 72°55′30″E / 22.555°N 72.925°E / 22.555; 72.925Coordinates: 22°33′18″N 72°55′30″E / 22.555°N 72.925°E / 22.555; 72.925
Campus Rural
Affiliations UGC

Sardar Patel University (SPU) is a university in the Gujarat state of India. It is named after independence leader Shree Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel (October 31, 1875–December 15, 1950). It was founded in 1955 by Shree Bhailalbhai D. Patel, known as Bhaikaka. This university considered as one of the best in India for higher education. But recent privatization of some of its colleges diluted its prestige and quality. SPU is one of the largest (student strength- ~40,000) university in Gujarat.

The university was established by an Act of the Legislative Assembly of the then-Bombay Province in December 1955 and was UGC recognized under 2(f) of the UGC Act in October 1968. The university has many affiliated colleges and AICTE approved by All India Council for Technical Education, (AICTE), New Delhi. 05-05-2010, Originally it had the status of a rural university but now it has diversified with the motto of "Excellence Matters". The university is the first among all the universities in Gujarat to volunteer for the accreditation in 2000. Sardar Patel University is listed among Top 30 Universities in India.


Anand-Vidyanagar is on the Vadodara-Ahmedabad line of the Western Railway in the heart of Anand District of Gujarat. It is well connected with the rest of the country by railway network and roads. It is flanked by the two major airports of Gujarat: Sardar Patel International Airport at Ahmedabad and the Vadodara Airport, Vadodara.

Vidyanagar is considered as Gujarat education hub (Similar to Pune in State of Maharashtra ).

Vidyanagar is also known for student friendly environment and students diversity.

The university is located in Vallabh Vidhyanagar, closed to Anand. The educational hub of Gujarat.

Departments and affiliated colleges[edit]

  • Department of Bio-Sciences
  • Department of Business Studies
  • Department of Business Management
  • Department of Chemistry
  • Department of Computer Science and Technology
  • Department of Economics
  • Department of Education
  • Department of Electronics
  • Department of English
  • Department of Gujarati
  • Department of Hindi
  • Department of History
  • Department of Home Science
  • Department of Library & Information Science
  • Department of Materials Science
  • Department of Mathematics
  • Department of Media Studies
  • Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences
  • Department of Physics
  • Department of Political Science
  • Department of Psychology
  • Department of Sanskrit
  • Department of Social Work (MSW)
  • Department of Sociology
  • Department of Statistics
  • University Science Instrumentation Center (USIC)

Constituent college[edit]

B Patel College of Education (B. Ed.)

Remedial/ATKT Examination Center[edit]

"Gyanoday" Pariksha Bhavan, Behind SP University, Vallabh Vidyanagar


University Museum

Affiliated colleges[edit]




  • Sardar Patel College of Administration & Management (SPCAM)
  • Anand Commerce College
  • Anand Institute of Business Studies(a.i.b.s)
  • B.J. Vanijya Mahavidyala (Commerce)
  • C.P. Patel and F.H. Shah Commerce College
  • Shree Vithalbhai Z. Patel Commerce College
  • Sardar Gunj Mercantile Co-operative Bank Ltd. (Anand) English Medium College of Commerce and Management
  • Jivkaran Group of Institutes (BBA/BCA/B.Com/MSW/MHRM)


  • Anand Education College
  • H.M. Patel Institute of English: Training and Research
  • M.B. Patel College of Education
  • N.H. Patel College of Education


Fine Arts[edit]

  • IPCowala Santram College of Fine Arts
  • Kala Kendra College of Music and Dance

Home Science[edit]

  • S.M. Patel College of Home Science


  • Anand Law College


  • Sardar Gunj Mercantile Co-op Bank Ltd. English Medium College of Commerce and Management

Medical and Paramedics[edit]

  • Anand Homeopathic Medical College & Research Institute
  • Pramukhswami Medical College
  • K M Patel Institute of Physiotherapy
  • G.H. Patel School of Nursing
  • Institute of Diploma in Medical Laboratory Technology
  • Physiotherapy College
  • Shree Dr. V.H. Dave Homeopathic Medical College
  • Shree P.M Patel College of Paramedical Science & Technology. Anand (B.Sc. M.T, M.Sc. M.T & D.M.L.T. Website:


  • A.R. College of Pharmacy
  • Anand Pharmacy College
  • IPCowala Pharmacy College
  • Sardar Patel College of Pharmacy


  • Anand Mercantile College of Science and Computer Technology
  • M.B. Patel Science College
  • N.V. Patel College of Pure and Applied Sciences
  • V.P. & R.P.T.P. Science College
  • Sardar Gunj Mercantile Co-operative Bank Ltd. (Anand) English Medium College of Commerce and Management
  • Ashok & Rita Patel Institute of Integrated Study & Research in Biotechnology and Allied Sciences
  • Takshashila College of Management & Technology
  • Institute of Science & Technology for Advanced Studies & Research

Vice chancellors[edit]

Bharatkumar G. Patel
Prof. BG Patel SPUViceChancellor2009.jpg
Vice chancellor
13th Sardar Patel University
Assumed office
17 May 2007
Preceded by Pravinchandra J. Patel
Personal details
Residence Vallabh Vidyanagar
Profession Professor of Pharmacy
Religion Hindu
  • Bhailalbhai D. Patel (Shri Bhaikaka)
  • Babubhai Jashbhai Patel
  • Maganbhai D. Patel
  • Ishvarbhai J. Patel
  • Rameshbhai S. Mehta
  • Ramanbhai D. Patel
  • Ranchhodbhai M. Patel
  • Krishnalal N. Shah
  • Kantibhai C. Patel
  • Dilavarsinh D. Jadeja
  • Vithalbhai S. Patel
  • Pravinchandra J. Patel
  • Bharatbhai G. Patel
  • Harish Padh (01-07-2010 to 30-06-2013, Second Term 01-08-2013 onwards)

See also[edit]

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