Sardar Patel University
Updated on: Apr 16, 2013
Sardar Patel University, Anand 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. The University's Postgraduate Science Departments, Postgraduate Department of Library and Information Science, and Postgraduate Department of Business Management follow the Semester System. The Postgraduate Departments under the Humanities and Social Sciences operate under Annual or Yearly System.
Sardar Patel University in its forty five years of existence has become a leading seat of higher education with several unique features. The University and the township of Vallabh Vidyanagar on which sprawls the University campus have not been created by any executive order of the State, neither have they been created by one or few wealthy people. Indeed, this land of learning and the Seat of Higher Education - The University - has been created by a unique co-operative contribution of a large number of farmers of this rural area, who were inspired and enthused by the vision dedication and sacrifices of Sardar Patel, Shri Bhaikaka and Shri Bhikhabhai.
Today, the University offers a variety of courses at all levels covering almost every discipline of knowledge. Several of its departments and academic programs have been nationally acclaimed and internationally reputed. The Quality of research and the standard of publication by the members of faculty and research scholars are the best among the leading Universities in India and abroad.
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