Sardar Patel University

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. All the 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. The courses offered are framed keeping in view the needs of the students, the society, and the employing agencies – industry or organisations – at the state, the national and the international levels. Besides conventional methods used for classroom teaching, modern methodologies like seminars, group discussions, visits to industries and institutions, and tools such as overhead projectors, multimedia projectors, a variety of audio-visual aids are exploited for effective teaching and instruction. All the Postgraduate Departments are networked for VSAT-Internet connectivity, both for their academic and research purposes. With such a variety of disciplines available, it is possible for any prospective student to choose what he/she would like to do while pursuing further studies.