Saurashtra University, established on 23rd May, 1967, is situated in Rajkot city of the Saurashtra region of Gujarat State, India.
The campus of the University is spread over 410 acres of land. The jurisdiction of the University includes Amreli, Jamnagar, Porbandar, Rajkot and SurendraNagar districts. The University has 242 colleges affiliated to it imparting Undergraduate and Post graduate education. It has been distinctly fortunate to avail of the erudition and academic experience of various distinguished educationists, beginning with the late Professor Dolarrai Mankad, the founder Vice Chancellor of the University. Saurashtra University has 26 Departments on the campus that are described in detail in the pages to come. Besides these Departments, the University provides higher education through Post-Graduate Centers and Institution spread all its jurisdiction area. On the campus, it has facilities like internet connectivity, complete infrastructure for all research activities, Transit House for international students, a well equipped Central Library, Career Counseling and Development Center, Center for Women’s Studies, Bank, Post Office, Canteen, Playground, Gymnasium, Professor’s Quarters, Quarters for administrative staff, two beautiful check-dams, Botanical Garden, Art Gallery, Day-care Center, Adult Education Center, Academic Staff College, hostels for boys and girls, Guest house. The University, having contributed to various areas of teaching, research and extension aims to strive for sustained academic excellence at the national and international levels.