Sardar Patel University is situated in Vallabh Vidyanagar was established by an Act of the Legislative Assembly of the then Bombay Province in December 1955 and was recognised under 2f of the UGC Act in October 1968.
Sardar Patel University comprises of 25 Postgraduate Departments, a constituent college, and 70 colleges affiliated to it. There are 14 PG Centres in the affiliated colleges/institutions. The teaching programme covered at Postgraduate level under various faculties such as Science, Arts, Commerce, Management, Engineering, Pharmacy, Medicine, Homeopathy, Home Science, Law and Education includes Postgraduate Degree Courses, Postgraduate Diploma Courses, Diploma Courses, and Advanced Certificate Courses. Undergraduate Courses are taught in the colleges or institutes affiliated to the University.The motto of the University is “Character and conduct are the fruits of learning”