Sant Gadge Baba Amravati University

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Sant Gadge Baba Amravati University
संत गाडगे बाबा अमरावती विद्यापीठ
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Motto Education for Salvation of Soul
Type Public
Established 1983
Vice-Chancellor Dr. Murlidhar Govindrao Chandekar
Students 90,000
Location Amravati, Maharashtra, India
Campus Urban
Affiliations UGC
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Sant Gadge Baba Amravati University, named after Sant Gadge Baba, is a public state university located at Amravati in the Vidarbha region of the state of Maharashtra, India.


Vice Chancellors
  • K G Deshmukh, 1986
  • G. V. Patil
  • S. T. Deshmukh
  • Sudhir N. Patil
  • Kamal Singh, 2005 - 2010
  • M.K. Khedkar, 2011 - 2015
  • M.G. Chandekar, 2016 -

The university was established on 1 May 1983 through partitioning of the University of Nagpur.

The university campus is spread over an area of 225 hectares, and the university is home to 20 post-graduate departments offering 25 courses in different disciplines.

It has jurisdiction over five districts of Maharashtra: Akola, Amravati, Buldhana, Yavatmal, and Washim.


Amravati University is recognized under Section 12(B) of the University Grants Commission (UGC) Act of the Ministry of Education, Government of India. The University received NAAC accreditation in 2002. 127 colleges are affiliated with Amravati University, with an enrollment of over 90,000 students for the undergraduate and graduate courses, together, in different faculties.

Amravati University is an associate member of the Association of Commonwealth Universities, London.[1]


The university offers courses in ten disciplines:

  • Arts
  • Commerce

The university offers post-graduate and advanced education in:

  • Computer Technology
  • Chemical Technology
  • Biotechnology
  • Business Management

The university also has research centres at several affiliated colleges and institutes that are authorized to guide PhD students in the disciplines of physics, chemistry, botany, biology, microbiology and various branches of engineering, medicine and pharmacy.

University research centres in both science and engineering fields exist in Amravati, Akola, Pusad, Chikhli, Badnera and Shegaon.

Research centres in one or more of the sciences are available in Yavatmal, Akot, Khamgaon, Washim, Dhamangaon, Karanja Lad, Warud, Buldhana, Umarkhed, Mangrulpir, Ghatanji and Malkapur.


Notable alumni[edit]

  • Sagar Rohanekar, EHSM SAP Consultant.
  • Gaurav Changole, Sr. Executive at Larsen & Toubro
  • Vishal Deogade, Lead Engineer Projects Oil & Gas [Simon Engineering & Partners LLC Muscat]
  • Vaibhav Dixit, Senior Technology Specialist, ANSYS Inc, Pune
  • Nilesh Khandare, Asst. Embedded Software Manager
  • Roshan Mhaski, Technical Specialist, Syntel Pune
  • Sachin Farfad Patil, Entrepreneur, Founder at EduSamosa
  • Chandrakant Sakhare, Assistant Manager at Larsen & Toubro
  • Pratik Tayade, Principal Engineer, Cuelogic Pune
  • Sujay Kumar, Global Client Partner, Wipro Ltd.
  • Neha Bhandari, Technical Specialist, New Jersey, United States
  • Sanjio Zade, Associate Professor, Indian Institute of Science Education and Research-Kolkata (IISER-K)
  • Abhishek Gulhane, Assistant Director, NASA, Washington, D.C., United States


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