Gujarat University is a state university, located in Ahmedabad and established in 1949 under Gujarat University Act. This university is approved by UGC and accredited by NAAC with ‘B++’ Grade. Gujarat University is ranked #60 in India, and #1 in Ahmedabad as per NIRF Rankings 2020. 

Gujarat University Admission is offered in various UG, PG, PG Diploma and Research level programs across 16 streams. Popularly opted courses at Gujarat University include BA, B.Sc., BCA, BBA, MA, MBA M.Sc, MBA-M.Sc, M.Tech, etc. 

As per the latest updates, GU has suspended all its examinations in view of the pandemic till further notice. All the exams starting from April 12 and on April 23 as well as those to be conducted thereafter, have been suspended till further announcement.

Enrolment is either merit based (for UG) courses, or entrance based for other courses. B.Sc Nursing admissions mandatorily accept NEET UG scores. M.Tech admissions are based on GATE or PGCET score. Admission to MCA & MBA require CMAT scores followed by ACPC Counselling.

Gujarat University Placement recorded highest CTC of INR 4.5 LPA for annual recruitments. Some of the prominent recruiters are Wipro, Infosys, TCS, Maruti Suzuki & so on. 

Gujarat University Highlights

Established | Type 1949 | State University
campus Area 260 acres
Accredited by NAAC with ‘B’ Grade
Affiliating Institutions 286
Courses offered UG, PG & Research
Total Courses Offered 400+
Basic Admission Criteria Merit & Entrance based
Application mode Online
Facilities available Library, Computer labs, Internet, Seminar halls, etc.
Reservation As per Gujarat State Govt. Norms
Official Website

Gujarat University Ranking

Gujarat University has been ranked popularly among other universities in the country. some of the prominent rankings are as follows:

  • Gujarat University ranked #60 overall by NIRF 2020
  • As per NIRF 2019 ranking, Gujarat University ranked #101.
  • It was ranked #78 by Outlook 2019
  • the university was also ranked #56 by QS 2019

Check: Gujarat University Ranking

Gujarat University Courses Offered

Gujarat University offers plenty of specialized undergraduate, postgraduate & research courses. The table below mentions the name of courses along with their eligibility criteria:

Degree Level Course Details
UG Level BCA / BBA
Duration: 3 Years
Eligibility: Passed 10+2
B.Com / BA
Duration: 3 years
Eligibility: Passed 10+2 with English as a subject
B.Sc. Duration: 3 years
Specializations: Environmental Science, Physics, Microbiology, Computer Science
Eligibility: Passed 10+2 in science stream
Duration: 5 Years
Eligibility: 10+2
Duration: 3 Years
Eligibility: Graduation with 45% marks
Duration: 2 Years
Eligibility: Graduation with 50% marks
Duration: 1 Year
Eligibility: Graduation with 50% marks
PG Level M.Tech Duration: 2 Years Specializations: Web Technology, Network Technology Eligibility: B.Tech / MCA, or M.Sc. in relevant field
Duration: 3 Years
Eligibility: Graduate degree with Maths at 10+2 level
Duration: 2 Years
Eligibility: B.Com / BBA graduates can apply
Specializations: Gujarati, English, Linguistics, Persian, Urdu, Philosophy, Psychology, Geography, Hindi, Indian Culture, Political Science, Economics
Duration: 2 Years
Eligibility: BA in the relevant subject
Specializations: Chemistry, Botany, Geography, Bioinformatics, Mathematics, Physics, Electronic Science & many more
Duration: 2 Years
Eligibility: B.Sc. in the relevant subject
Specializations: Constitutional Law and Legal Order, Human Rights and Duties, Intellectual Property Rights, Environment Law and Legal Order
Duration: 2 Years
Eligibility: LLB/BA-LLB degree holders
Specializations: General, HR, Finance, Marketing
Duration: 2 Years
Eligibility: Graduation with 50% marks
MPT / MMCJ / M.L.I.Sc.
Duration: 2 Years
Eligibility: Graduation in the relevant stream
Research Level Ph.D.
Duration: Minimum 3 Years
Specializations: Computer Science, Mathematics, Physics, Statistics, Zoology, Human Genetics, Life Science & many more
Eligibility: Post-graduation in the relevant discipline
PO Diploma Duration: 1 Year
Specializations: MLT, Art & CE, Virology & Immunology, Plant Tissue Culture, Biodiversity Management & many more
Eligibility: Graduation in any discipline

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Gujarat University Admission

The university offers a plethora of UG, PG & Doctorate level specialized courses. The selection criteria for the different courses are mentioned below:

  • Admission to UG and Integrated courses is based on merit obtained in the last qualifying exam.
  • Admission to the PG Diploma & PG courses except MBA, MCA & M.Tech are merit-based. For MBA & MCA admissions, the university accepts the scores of CMAT. M.Tech admissions are made on the basis of GATE scores.
  • For M.Phil. and Ph.D. admissions, candidates have to appear in the Entrance test followed by Group Discussion & interview.

How to apply?

  • The admission form will be available online at the university’s offcial website.
  • Before filling the form, collect a 14-digit pin distributed by the university at their venue.
  • Submit this pin and personal details at the login window to register yourself and fill out the admission form of Gujarat University.

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Gujarat University Facilities

The following facilities are available for both students and faculty members of Gujarat University:

  • Library: Department’s library has a collection of more than 3000 books, project reports, journals, etc. The books are enough to satisfy the requirements of students during their course work.
  • Seminar Hall: An air-conditional seminar hall is available which is used for conducting seminars, lectures, and other educational purposes. It has a capacity of 80 people at a time
  • Classrooms: There are spacious classrooms in the University for conducting classes. These rooms are well-equipped with the internet, LAN facility, Projector for smart learning of students
  • Computer Labs: The University has three well-equipped computer labs with an adequate seating capacity. Students in every department use these labs and enhance their learning.

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Gujarat University Placements

Various job fairs and campus drives are organized by the University for the colleges under its affiliation. Reputed companies visit the University Campus for recruitment drives and workshops. Some of the Top Recruiters are:

TCS Global Vox EvoSys Maruti Technolabs
Infosys AIMDEK ATOS Technology EclinicalWorks
Zycus Infotech - - -

Read moreGujarat University Placement

Gujarat University Affiliated Institutions

There are 286 institutions affiliated to Gujarat University for now. Some of approved institutions are as below:

  • BD Arts College for Women
  • C.U. Shah Arts College
  • Government Arts College
  • L.D. Arts College
  • S.V. Arts College
  • Shri H.K. Arts College
  • Shri Swaminarayan Arts College
  • Smt. Sadguna C.U. Arts College for Girls
  • Smt. Laxmiben & Chimanlal Mehta Arts College
  • Smt. Sushilaben Ramniklal Arts College
  • B.V.D. Arts and Commerce College
  • Ahmedabad Arts and Commerce College
  • J.G. College of Performing Arts

Get more information at Gujarat University Affiliated Colleges

Gujarat University FAQs

Ques. Which is the best college in Gujarat University for B.Com?

Ans. The best college in Gujarat University for B.Com are:

Ques. Are Gujarat University and Gujarat Technological University two different Universities?

Ans. Yes, Gujarat University and Gujarat Technological University are two different Universities. Both Universities are headed by the State government.

  • Gujarat University provides courses mainly in the fields of Commerce, Science, and Law.
  • Whereas, Gujarat Technological University provides courses mainly in the fields of Engineering, Pharmacy, and Management.

Ques. How is the faculty of Gujarat University?

Ans. The university has a strong team of teaching staff in every department. All of the faculties are highly-qualified, talented, and have many years of teaching experience

Ques. Does Gujarat University have a hostel facility?

Ans. Yes, separate hostel facilities are there for boys and girls. The rooms are well-ventilated and spacious with all modern facilities for a comfortable life.

Ques. What is the highest package offered at Gujarat University?

Ans. As per the last placement session 2020-21, the highest salary package was INR 3.5 LPA from the MCA program. The highest salary package varies year-wise.

Ques. Which is the Best MCA College in Gujarat?

Ans. Best MCA Colleges in Gujarat are given below:

  • GLS Institute of Computer Application
  • Maharaja Sayajirao University of Baroda
  • Ganpat University
  • Ahmedabad University
  • LJ Institute of Computer Application

Ques. What is the scope of studying MCA at Gujarat University?

Ans. An MCA degree from a good university has a lot of career options like System Analyst, Hardware Engineer, Data Scientist, Troubleshooter, Web Designer & Developer, Software Consultant, IT Architect, and many more. Top IT giants hire MCA students from Gujarat University

Ques. How is the infrastructure of Gujarat University?

Ans. The university has a clean, green, and disabled-friendly campus and a top-class infrastructure. Some of them are Library, Classrooms, Seminar hall, internet, LCD projector, Computer Labs & many more.

Ques. Which is the best University in Gujarat?

Ans. Some of the best Universities in Gujarat are given below:

  • Gujarat National Law University
  • CEPT University
  • IIT Gandhinagar
  • IHM Gandhinagar
  • GLS Institute of Computer Application