Sardar Patel University (SPU) is one of the largest universities in Gujarat. The university offers Undergraduate, Postgraduate, external, Certificate, Value-added and Doctoral Courses in Management, Arts, Commerce, Science, Library sciences, and Architecture. Admission to these courses is either merit or entrance based.
|Established | University type||1995 | State University|
|Approved by||AICTE (All India Council for Technical Education)|
|Reaccredited by||NAAC with ‘B’ Grade|
|Courses offered | Type||BA, BSW, BBA, B.Sc, M.Lib, MSW, etc. | UG, PG, Diploma, Doctoral, and value-added|
|Selection criteria||Merit and Entrance-based|
|Top recruiters||Bank of Baroda, IDBI Bank, Kotak Mahindra Bank, Kotak Securities, Berger Paints, etc.|
|Address||Mota Bazar, Vallabh Vidyanagar Gujarat, India|
|Official website/ contact number||http://www.spuvvn.edu/ / 226801|
SPU offers various courses at the undergraduate, postgraduate and doctoral levels through its affiliated colleges. Below is the list of all the courses:
|Undergraduate||BA, BSW, B.Com, BBA, B.Sc, BCA, B.Ed, Bachelor of Visual Arts, B.Arch, LLB, MBBS, BHMS, DMLT, B.Physio|
|Postgraduate||M.Lib, MSW, MHRM, MA, MPA.|
|External||BA, B.Com, MA, M.Com|
In addition, the university also provides doctoral courses like Ph.D. and M.Phil, diploma and certificate courses.
Read More: SPU Courses & Fee Structure
The application form is available on the official website of SPU. Students who wish to apply can submit the application form through the online portal of the university. For admission to any undergraduate program, the selection is made on the basis of marks obtained in class 12th.
Candidates having a graduation degree in relevant discipline with minimum required marks are eligible to apply for the PG program. Applicants who successfully qualify the eligibility criteria will be called for an entrance test. The final selection is based on the merit of the entrance exam.
Read More: SPU Admission
SPU has a placement office that helps students in getting and placed. Till date, 24 batches have been successfully placed with a 100% or 98% placement rate. Students who do not get placed either opt for higher studies or find placement off-campus. NIRF 2019 stats shows the exact figure of the same:
|Year||No. of Students who graduated||No. of Students who got placed||No. of Students opted for higher studies|
|2015-16||PG (2 years): 2149|
PG (3 years): 99
|PG (2 years): 240|
PG (3 years): 41
|PG (2 years): 347|
|2016-17||PG (2 years): 1794|
PG (3 years): 92
|PG (2 years): 123|
PG (3 years): 40
|PG (2 years): 132|
|2017-18||PG (2 years): 1540|
PG (3 years): 90
|PG (2 years): 201|
PG (3 years): 82
|PG (2 years): 343|
The faculty members of SPU are highly qualified with Ph.D. degrees in their relevant fields. Below are the details of some core faculty members:
There are some committees to take care of these activities:
Library: The SPU Library is named Bhaikaka Library with a very large and magnificent building having spacious reading rooms that can accommodate 700 readers at a time.
Hostel: Some of the hostel's names are