Bhavnagar University

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Maharaja Krushnakumarsinhji Bhavnagar University
MottoSa vidhya vimukte
Established1978
TypePublic
ChancellorDr.Kamla Benival
Students2,25,500
LocationBhavnagar,, Gujarat, India
CampusUrban
AffiliationsUGC
Websitewww.bhavuni.edu
 
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Maharaja Krushnakumarsinhji Bhavnagar University
MottoSa vidhya vimukte
Established1978
TypePublic
ChancellorDr.Kamla Benival
Students2,25,500
LocationBhavnagar,, Gujarat, India
CampusUrban
AffiliationsUGC
Websitewww.bhavuni.edu

Coordinates: 21°45′29″N 72°8′29″E / 21.75806°N 72.14139°E / 21.75806; 72.14139 The new name of Bhavnagar University is Maharaja Krishnakumar Sinhji Bhavnagar University. It is located in Bhavnagar city in the western province of Gujarat, India. The university provides teaching and research programs in Arts, Commerce, Science, Engineering, Medicine, Management, Rural Studies and Law Faculties. It has 22 departments, 18 postgraduate centres and four recognized institutes and research centres.

83 colleges affiliated to university belong to Arts, Science, Commerce, Law, Education, Engineering, Management, Rural and Medical disciplines. Twenty two post graduate courses are run by some of the colleges which are affiliated to Bhavnagar University.

Bhavnagar was the first princely state to merge with the Union of India at the time of independence in 1947 by Maharaja Krishnakumar Sinhji Raol. Bhavnagar University came into being in 24 May 1979. Its land-estate area is 198 acres.

Academics[edit]

Research activities are carried out in the areas of Social Sciences, History, Nano-Technology, Marine Ecology, Intellectual Property Rights and its Management and Entrepreneurship.

The following Centres for Excellence and cells are engaged in research and consultancy services:

Departments[edit]


The Department of English offers M.A. & Ph.D. programmes. It runs DELL-SCOPE programme for enhancement of proficienty in English language and digital literacy. This courses are certified Cambridge ESOL and BULATS.

Dr. Dilip Barad.

Prof. Vinod Joshi, contact: Dr. M.T. Parmar, I.B. Gohil, Dr. V.N. Purohit

Prof. H.N. Vaghela, Dr. A.M. Yusufai

Prof. Mehboob Desai,[2] (Prof.Mehboob Desai's official website) M.J.Parmar

Prof. Bharti Dave, Dr. K.M. Joshi, Dr. G.B. Upadhiyay, Dr. K.B. Kokani, Dr. V.S. Jariwala

Dr. H.C. Chavda, Dr. S.A. Bhanat

Dr. Savita Vaghela, Dr. S.S. Sharma

Dr. H.B. Modi, Dr. M.M. Trivedi, Dr. P.I. Andharia

Prof. Nishith Desai

Prof. S.P. Bhatnagar, Prof. P.K. jha, Dr. R.J. Patel

The Department of Life Sciences was first headed by HC Dube, Indian scientist.

Prof. J.P. Mayani

Prof. Mehboob Desai

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