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About Us

“To be at the vanguard of
knowledge in the domain of
higher learning and
achieve the highest global standards.”
   To achieve excellence in teaching and research.
   To empower learners in achieving their professional goals.
   To strengthen educational-professional interface.
   To contribute in building the society and the nation.
   To Improve the quality of life in harmony with our heritage culture and environement
   To relate learning with the highest human values.

 Vice Chancellor’s Desk

I am very delighted to convey my greeting to the Executive Body, faculty staff and students of the University for year 2014-15 with sense of pride.

 My admiration has never stopped growing for this University, since it has played a pivotal role in advancing the cause of higher education with colossal strides in terms of both academic excellence and infrastructural development. I salute and share my appreciation for the faculty and staff who have been dedicated to their work

 The University vision “To be at the vanguard of knowledge in the domain of higher learning and achieve the highest global standards,” Beside this, the University and colleges are facing challenges in focusing their priorities for availability of service delivery and industrial oriented syllabus, ensuring the valuable campus environment. The society will be  benefited by research and development activities and adoption in technology, quality in teaching, learning process, efficiency in administration, evaluation process, information kiosks  and content development. As a Vice Chancellor of the University, and we as team is committed to this task. 

I understand the task of providing a committed leadership for effective administration and value based academic system. I will focus on motivating and encouraging the every department of University and all affiliated colleges for its high esteem and focused growth. Our success will be measured by the “team work” And last but not the least;  I thank all who stand for proud contribution for  the advancement of academic and research of University,

I wish a bright life all,

With regard,


(Dr. Nilambari R. Dave)

Vice Chancellor                    


Shri Dolrray R. Mankad
The First Vice-Chancellor

Full Name : Shri Dolarray Rangildas Mankad
Date of Birth : 23-1-1902
Birth Place : Jangi, Vagad - Kutch (Gujarat). (Jangi is a small port)
Education : B. A., M. A. (Sanskrit & Gujarati)
Services (Job) : 1. 1923-25 : Assitant teacher, Bharat Saraswati Mandir, Karanchi.
2. 1925-27 : Principal, Bharat Saraswati Mandir, Karanchi.
3. 1927-47 : Professor, D. J. Sindh. College, Karanchi
4. 1947-53 : Principal, Viththalbhai Patel Mahavidhyalay, Vallabhvidyanagar, Kheda.
5. 1953-64 : Principal, Darbar Gopaldas Mahavidyalay Aliyabada, Jamnagar.
6. 1966-70 : First Vice-Chancellor of Saurashtra University for two terms.
Academic Contribution : -  Published Seven books on Religion and Philosophy.
-  Wrotea Narrative Poemon "Bhagvanni" Lila" in Gujarati.
-  Published four books on "Education".
-  Made substantial research on the "Ancient learnings".
Honoury Services : -  Worked as President, Secretary of various institutions
-  working on History, Gujarat and Sanskrit literature..
-  Worked as Member of many committees in different universities on Syllabus making, higher educations etc.


Shri Dipchand S. Gardi

Full Name : Dipchandbhai Savrajbhai Gardi
Date of Birth : 25-4-1915
Birth Place : Padhari, Dist. Rajkot, Gujarat State, India
Education : B. Sc., LL. B., Bar at Law -London
Philanthropist Activities : In Education Field :
- He has donated more than Rs. 4 crore to Saurashtra University for building up various Departments, Laboratories, Hostels etc..
- He has donated crores of Rupees in States of India like Gujarat,Maharashtra, Madhya Pradesh, Bihar, Orissa and Assam.
- Donated right from Primary Schools to Post Graduate departments of Universities.
- He has donated for every faculty of education e.s. Science,Engineering, Medical, Commerce, Match etc....
- He has donated generously for boys' and girls' hostels as well.
For Victims of natural clamities and Sufferers : - During natural calamities he himself visits the sites and donates generously.
- He also works after cattles, birds etc to sustain their lives during Calamities like dranghts..
For unprotected section of society : - He has donated to construct a homeage for elderly people in Rajkot city of Gujarat.
- He donates reguraly to the schools for the Deaf and Dumb and the Home for Orphones