About Kachchh University

The Krantiguru Shyamji Krishna Verma Kachchh University

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Education is the basic requirement for the development of any region. The  Govt. of Gujarat has taken a commendable decision to provide a separate University for the region of Kachchh to fulfill the demand of the people of Kachchh .

The Krantiguru Shyamji Krishna Verma Kachchh University Act was published in the Govt. Gazette in March 2003.All the ten colleges of Kachchh district previously affiliated to  the Gujarat University were  affiliated to Kachchh University on 22-June-2004 with Notification No : GH/SH/5/KUG-2104-1648-Kh of Gujarat State. The university was named after Eminent  scholar and freedom fighter  Pandit  Shyamji Krishna Verma of Mandvi, Kachchh. And that is how the University is known as "Krantiguru Shyamji Krishna Verma Kachchh University".

The University recognized under UGC 2(f) by the notification No : F:9-
11/2003/CPP-1 Dated : 3-2-2004.

The foundation stone was laid by  shri Narendrabhai Modi, honorable Chief Minister Gujarat State on  24/9/2004. The Construction work for the administrative blocks, four faculty blocks, Library, Computer Building, Guest House, Boys & Girls Hostel began soon with the  estimated  budget of  35 crores funded by Gujarat State. 

The University started its administrative and academic activities at the new campus from academic  year 2007-08. The University with 10 colleges in 2004 now has 42 colleges with more than 18000 students and nearly 250 teachers working in the faculties of Arts, Commerce, Science, Education , Law, Technology including Engineering and Pharmacy. 

The post graduate courses which were started on the  Campus  were MBA(Regular), M.B.A ( Five Year Integrated), M.S.W, M.Sc.(CA&IT - Five Year Integrated), M.P.A, M.Sc.-   Chemistry, M.Sc.-   Geology, M.Sc.- Environment, M.A. - Gujarati, M.A. - Sanskrit, M.A.- Economics,  M.A.- English,  M.Com., 6 M.Phil  - Gujrati, M.Phil  - Economics, M.Phil  - Sanskrit, M.Phil  - Education.  Four new courses are being started from the new academic year 2011-12, namely M.C.A., M.Sc-IT, PGDCA & M.A. – Archeology. The student strength on the campus in the PG  departments is about 1000. University also started M.Phil and Ph.D programmes in its departments. About 125 students are pursuing Ph.D. Almost 6,000 students are studying externally with this University in B.A./B.Com and M.A./M.Com. Courses .

The University is regularly organizing youth festivals  and sports activities to encourage the students and provide them a platform. More than 500 students participate  in the Inter University Culture and sports activities organized by AIU (Association of Indian Universities, New Delhi) every year.

“Our progress as a nation can be no swifter than our progress in education. The human mind is our fundamental resource.”

A). Name of the Chancellor: Hon’ Dr. Kamla Beniwal, H.E Governor of Gujarat

B). Name of the Vice Chancellor: Dr.Shashiranjan G. Yadav

C). Name of the Registrar : Shri. Anil Gor (Till Dt. 10/4/2010)
                                     : Dr. B. S. Patel (Incharge from 11/4/2010)

D). Year of Establishment of the University: 2003 by a State Act No.5.

E). Jurisdiction of the University: Kachchh District of the Gujarat State.

F). UGC Recognized under Section: 2(f)

      a) Year of Establishment : 2003
      b) Number of Books : 15387
      c) Number of Journals : Indian-101 & International-12
      d) Library Digitalized : Yes (INFLIBNET)


Number of Laboratories  - 12
Lumpsum cost of Equipments - Rs.95,00,000.00

I). No of Hostels : Boys – 1, Girls – 1

J). Academic Session of the University:-

a) Date of Admission : UG – May / June PG- June/July
b) Last date of Admission : UG - August PG – August
c) Admission date for Professional Courses : UG – July PG – July
d) Admission date for Conventional Courses : UG – July PG – July


The University offers following courses:

1) Degree Courses

Bachelor of Arts - B.A.

Bachelor of Commerce - B.Com.
Bachelor of Science - B.Sc.
Bachelor of Business Administration - B.B.A.
Bachelor of Computer Application - B.C.A.
Bachelor of Social Work - B.S.W.
Bachelor of Journalism & Mass Communication - B.J.M.C.
Bachelor of Education - B.Ed.
Bachelor of Engineering - B.E.
Bachelor of Pharmacy - B.Pharm.
Bachelor of Legislative Law - LL.B.
Master of Arts - M.A.
Master of Commerce - M.Com.
Master of Science - M.Sc.
Master of Science (Computer Application & Information Technology) - M.Sc. (CA&IT)
Master of Business Administration - M.B.A.
Master of Education - M.Ed.
Master of Labor Welfare - M.L.W.
Master of Social Work - M.S.W.
Master of Philosophy - M.Phil.
Doctor of Philosophy - Ph.D.

2) Diploma Courses

Diploma in Pharmacy - D.Pharm.

3) Postgraduate Diploma Courses

Post Graduate Diploma in Computer Application - P.G.D.C.A.
Post Graduate Diploma in Human Resource Management - P.G.D.H.R.M.