Saurashtra University, Rajkot

Departments - Saurashtra University, Rajkot

List of Departments
  • Department of Physical Education

    Department of Physical Education

    The Department of Physical Education was started with Two years Regular Master Degree Course in Physical Education ( M.P.Ed. ) in the year of 2005-06. . The Department located at Sardar Patel Sports Complex, University Campus, Saurashtra University.Rajkot at the moment and waiting for new full fledge building in the front of sports complex.

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  • Department of Home Science

    Department of Home Science

    The department of Home Science was established in 1987 with only one branch, viz, Foods & Nutrition with an intake capacity of 10 students. In 1991, another branch, namely, General Home Science was started with the intake capacity of 10 students. Currently the intake capacity for both the branches combined is 35 regular ones with 20 self finance seats and 2 single girl child seats every year. The course duration of Masters in Home Science is for two years. The department has a good infrastructural facility with its separate building constructed with the

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  • Department of Statistics

    Department of Statistics

    The Department of Statistics was established in the year 1984 and offers a 4 semester M.Sc. course in Statistics with an intake capacity of 20. Since 2006, it also offers a Post –Graduate Diploma in Hospital Management (PGDHM) which is a self-finance course with an intake capacity of 18. Besides, it also offers full-time / part time Ph.D. Programs in which, currently, sixteen researchers are working for their doctoral degrees. The Department is fully equipped infrastructurally with its own statistical lab andcomputer room.

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  • Department of Sociology

    Department of Sociology

    The Post graduate Department of Sociology was established as a center in 1967. Dr. P. S. Jethva was in charge Head of Department In June 1977. P. G. Center was raised as fulltime department. Dr. N. K. Singhi 1977 to 1978, Dr. Jethva was Head of the department from June 1978 to 1995, Dr. H. V. Rao is Head of the department since 1995.

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  • Department of Social Work

    Department of Social Work

    The department of Social Work started functioning on 1998 .The department is deep rooted in the great demand of quality and value based higher education. In the present scenario of higher education,educational institutions have significant role in contributing reformative goals for social development. The department promotes a culture that supports professional grooming, freedom to initiate, innovative and experiment, an atmosphere of mutual respect and trust and cultural enrichment.

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  • Department of Sanskrit

    Department of Sanskrit

    Sanskrit is a repository of unlimited invaluable knowledge of Ancient Indian Heritage. Keeping this in view, the Department of Sanskrit was established in the year 1990. It was started with two faculties; Dr. M V Joshi and Dr. Hansaben N Hindocha. Dr. M V Joshi joined as a reader and Professor. After the retirement of Dr. M V Joshi, Dr. Hansaben served as head of Department. Dr. M K Moliya and Dr. R A Chotalia joined the department respectively in 2000 and 2002. Nowadays third faculty is Dr. R N Kathad. Visiting faculties are also sharing the teaching work.

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  • Department of Philosophy

    Department of Philosophy

    Name of Programmes Offered : M.A, M.Phil, Ph. D. Department of Philosophy University Road, Rajkot - 360005, Gujarat, India Contact No : (0281)-2578501/4/5/6/7/8/9/10/12 Fax No : (0281)-2586983

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  • Department of Mathematics

    Department of Mathematics

    Department of Mathematics is having second largest strength of students on the campus. Alumni of this department are serving at very reputed educational and research institutes. Faculty members of this department are actively taking interest in shaping the career as well as future of the students. In the short span of seven years department has produced 17 Ph.D. scholars and good number of M.Phil. scholars. The departmental library has more than 1500 titles which is funded by National Board of Higher Mathematics.

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  • Department Of Law

    Department Of Law

    Names of Programmers Offered : => LL.M., Ph. D., PGDBL, PGDFS, PGDEL, PGDLPO (UG, PG, M. Phil., Ph. D., Integrated Masters, Integrated Ph. D., D.Sc.D.Litt., etc.) Department Of Law University Road, Rajkot - 360005, Gujarat, India Contact No : (0281)-2578501/4/5/6/7/8/9/10/12 Fax No : (0281)-2586983

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  • Department of Library & Information Science

    Department of Library & Information Science

    The Department of Library & Information Science offers professional degree programs under the Faculty of Arts. Established in 1976, as a self finance unit, it started offering Bachelors degree in Library Science. After the first syllabus review in 1985 nomenclature was changed to Bachelor of Library & Information Science [BLIS] and from 1987 a PG programme was introduced as Master in Library & Information Science [MLIS]. The present intake capacity of regular seats is 25 and 12 respectively in Bachelor and Master level programmes, which are now offered on CBCS mode.

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  • Department of History

    Department of History

    Names Of Programmes Offered : => M.A., M. Phil, Ph.D. (UG, PG, M.Phil., Ph.D., Integrated Masters, Integrated Ph.D, D. Sc.D. Litt. etc.) Department of History University Road, Rajkot - 360005, Gujarat, India Contact No : (0281)-2578501/4/5/6/7/8/9/10/12 Fax No : (0281)-2586983

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  • Department Of Human Rights & IHL

    Department Of Human Rights & IHL

    Names of Programmes Offered : LLM, Ph.D. Department Of Human Rights & IHL University Road, Rajkot - 360005, Gujarat, India Contact No : (0281)-2578501/4/5/6/7/8/9/10/12 Fax No : (0281)-2586983

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  • Department of Hindi

    Department of Hindi

    Department of Hindi University Road, Rajkot - 360005, Gujarat, India Contact No : 0281-2574836, 09879725440 Fax No : 0281-2574836 Email : [email protected]

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  • Department Of Gujarati

    Department Of Gujarati

    Names of Programmers Offered : M.A., M. Phil. (Gujarati), M. Phil. (Indian Literature ), Ph. D. Department Of Gujarati University Road, Rajkot - 360005, Gujarat, India Phone No : (0281)-2578501/4/5/6/7/8/9/10/12 Fax No :(0281)-2586983

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  • Department of English & Comparative Literary Studies

    Department of English & Comparative Literary Studies

    Name of Programmes Offered : M.A, M.Phil & Ph.D Department of English & Comparative Literary Studies University Road, Rajkot - 360005, Gujarat, India Phone No : (0281)-2578501/4/5/6/7/8/9/10/12 Fax No :(0281)-2586983

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  • Department of Pharmaceutical Science

    Department of Pharmaceutical Science

    Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences is AICTE approved first department in Saurashtra University established in October 2006 which has a place of pride amongst the departments affiliated to Saurashtra University. It is the first PG Department for learning and research in pharmacy located in Saurashtra and Kutch region of Gujarat state. It offers M. Pharm in Pharmaceutics, Pharmaceutical Biotechnology and Herbal Drug Technology with 15 seats in each branch approved by AICTE.

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  • Department of Psychology

    Department of Psychology

    Programmes Offered : => PG, M.Phil, Ph.D (UG, PG, M.Phil, Ph.D, Integrated Masters, Integrated Ph.D., D.Sc., D.Litt., etc.) Department of Psychology University Road, Rajkot - 360005, Gujarat, India Phone No : (0281)-2578501/4/5/6/7/8/9/10/12 Fax No :(0281)-2586983

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  • Department of Physics

    Department of Physics

    Programmes Offered : M.Sc, M.Phil, Ph.D. Department of Physics Saurashtra University Campus Rajkot - 360 005 Gujarat India Phone No : (0281)-2578501/4/5/6/7/8/9/10/12 Fax No :(0281)-2586983

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  • Department of Electronics

    Department of Electronics

    The Department of Electronics is established in 1987 by the University Grants Commision. It is offering four programmes : M.Sc. (Electronics), M.Sc. (ECI: Electronics, Computer and Instrumentation) which is a five year integrated course, PGDHT&A (Post Graduate Diploma in Hardware Technology and Appllication) and Ph.D. Department has its own infra-structural sound independent premises. It has well qualified and experienced faculties.

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  • Department of Education

    Department of Education

    The Department of Education was established in 1978 and offers M.Ed.(Full Time-one year program through two semesters), M.Ed. (part Time- a two- year course through four semesters for in-service teachers), M.Phil (Full Time) and a Ph.D. program. The Department has the distinction of being a resourceful Teacher Education center due to the pedagogical contribution in the field of education in the field of educational research through the diligent preparation of all the abstracts of the dissertations /thesis of 676 researches carried out in the Department since its Inception.

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  • Department of Economics

    Department of Economics

    The Department of Economics was established in 1977 and offers M.A. & M.Phil. prograames based on CBCS mode with intake of 70 and 20 (for 2014-15) respectively and Ph.D. programme as per the UGC Regulation2009 with present maximum capacity of 32 enrollments. Admissions to these programmes are based on merit. There are four well qualified faculty members in the department who besides regular teaching undertake research and extension activity. Departmental research orientation and focus is primarily upon local and regional issues.

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  • Department of Computer Science

    Department of Computer Science

    The Department of Computer Science was established in the year 1996 and the approval of AICTE for MCA Programme followed by UGC approval lead us to launch by 1997. The Department started M.Sc. (I.T & C.A.) programme from year 2000. The Programme is aimed at transformation of graduates to skillful IT professional who are expected to leadership and responsiblities in the corporate world

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  • Department of Commerce

    Department of Commerce

    The post graduate department of commerce and business administration was set up on the University Campus from the beginning of the academic session 1979-1980. It was inaugurated by Shri Umakant Pandit, the well known industrialist of Saurashtra on August-1979

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  • Department of Chemistry

    Department of Chemistry

    Department of Chemistry (DOC) was established in 1980 under the guidance of Prof. V M Thakor. Department has more than dozens projects of worth Rs. 10 Crore and collaborations with various pharma industries as well as with the institutes that includes Dupont, Astra Zeneca, Merck, Spec-Biospeces, R.J.W., Jhonson, Ranbaxy, Alembic Ltd, Claris LifeSciences, Nicholas Piramal, Dabur, Zydus Research Centre, NIH-USA.

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  • Department of Business Management

    Department of Business Management

    The department was planned in 1980. With the approval of U.G.C. and the State Government, the department was established in 1996 as per the norms prescribed by All India Council of Technical Education (A.I.C.T.E.), New Delhi.

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  • Department of Biosciences

    Department of Biosciences

    The Department of Biosciences was established in 1969 by late Prof. S.C. Pandeya. On the recommendation of the University Grants Commission (UGC), an integrated Post Graduate Course in Biology (M. Sc. Experimental Biology), first of its kind in the Country, was started in this Department. The Department started with its base in Environmental Sciences and in few years it took leadership in the field of ecology under the stewardship of its founder head, late Prof S. C. Pandeya.

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  • Department of Biochemistry

    Department of Biochemistry

    Dr. H. M. Joshi, Former Vice Chancellor of this university took initiative to fulfill regional need and student demand and established the department in 1999. Dr. Kanubhai Mavani, Former Vice Chancellor of this university later on sanctioned Rs. 30 lacs from University to establish new separate building of this Department.

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  • Department Of Journalism

    Department Of Journalism

    The A. D. Sheth Department of journalism and Mass Communication was established in 1973 becoming the first university department in Gujarat to impart training in journalism and mass Communications. Initially, it was funded by the "Saurashtra Trust" to mark the Golden Jubilee celebration of Fulchhab, a leading Gujarati daily of Saurashtra.

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