Office of the Pro Vice Chancellor

Dear Colleagues,

Since its inception in 1967, the Saurashtra University is acclaimed for its contribution to teaching, research and extension service in nation building. The university has grown as a banyan tree into a multi-disciplinary university offering varied and innovative courses in emerging areas. Today, the University stands to meet the enormous expectations of society. Society wants us to nurture professionals and scholars of high calibre, who can provide their services for better economy.  We are committed for excellence in teaching and research at par with the best in the nation.

We, at the Saurashtra University always keep our students in the centre and touch their lives through moral and value education that makes them responsible citizen. The university continuously aspire to create platform for creative ideas and emerge as a symbol of openness of thoughts, cultural and celebrating the unity in the diversity.

We at the Saurashtra University intend to intensify our endeavours to mobilize more resources and create conducive ambience for our faculty, students and staff to actualize their potential.

The university intend to pursue a multi-stakeholder consultation approach, in which students, teachers and staff, as well as alumni and other stakeholders, including the media, play a meaningful role. We have a mammoth task of employing higher education as a means of attaining peace and development for all.

I urge everyone to join us in fostering a healthy, peaceful and engrossing atmosphere at the university campuses and affiliated colleges. We invite you to contribute actively and enrich the university with your intellectual resources, rich experiences and fruitful suggestions.

Best wishes


Dr. Vijay Deshani
Pro Vice Chancellor
Saurashtra University, Rajkot