Gujarat University: Ranking, Courses, Fees, Admission, Placements

Ayesha Taneem Ayesha Taneem | Dec 14, 2023
Ayesha Taneem
Ayesha Taneem

Updated on - Dec 14, 2023

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Gujarat University is set to conduct a five-day Cartographical Training on transforming Manual GIS to next-generation Digital GIS on January 09, 2023. Gujarat University was established in 1949 and is a public state university located in Ahmedabad, Gujarat. Gujarat University is UGC-recognized and NAAC accredited with a B++ grade. Gujarat University Admission 2024 will be commencing soon. Gujarat University provides UG, PG, and PhD courses like B.Arch, BA, BDS, M.Ed, LLM, etc. Admission to these courses is based on the entrance exams such as GUJCET, CAT, GMAT, GCET, GATE, etc.

Gujarat University is one of the largest and oldest universities in India. Gujarat University has four centrally-funded startup and innovation incubators, a research park for industry-academia collaboration, five centres of excellence and cutting-edge programs offered for students within the campus. Gujarat University has a ‘Study Abroad Program’ under which students worldwide are invited to learn about Indian culture, tourism, Journalism, etc. Information like the Gujarat University Hall Ticket, syllabus, and scholarships is available online.

As the largest and oldest state run university in Gujarat, the GU plays an important role in the growth of the youth in the country. Here is a glimpse at what the students feel at GetMyUni Verdict.

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Gujarat University Quick Insights

Gujarat University was established in 1949, recognized by the UGC, and accredited with a ‘B++’ grade by NAAC. Each year, Gujarat University caters to the education of over 2 Lakh students through 235 affiliated colleges. The highlights of Gujarat University, such as university type, accreditations, etc are mentioned below

Gujarat University 
Year of Establishment 1949
Type of University Public
Accreditations NAAC, UGC
No. of Affiliated Colleges 235
Campus Area 270 acres
Courses Offered Undergraduate, Postgraduate, Doctorate, Diploma, PG Diploma
No. of Programs Offered 125+
Infrastructure Facilities Library, Sports, Hostel, Utility Store Vidya Shree
Location Ahmedabad, Gujarat

Gujarat University Admission Dates 2024

Gujarat University admissions 2024 are offered at UG, PG and doctoral levels. The admissions are based on national and state-level exams such as GUJCET, GCET, GATE, UGC-NET/JRF, NEET and many others. Below are some of the tentative admission dates related to these exams.

Date Event

Last date of integrated law courses admission

 August 27, 2024

Spot admission for BCom/ BBA/ BCA/ MCom

 August 26, 2024 - September 01, 2024

Declaration of merit list for BCom, BCA, BBA, Design, and five-year integrated courses

 August 24, 2024

Last Date to apply for Ph.D. Admission

August 13, 2024

Last date for admission to the Certificate Course in Hydroponics for the summer session of 2024

December 31, 2024

Gujarat University Ranking

Gujarat University is honored by many national and international organizations for its outstanding performance in various disciplines. Below is an overview of Gujarat University ranking in India and different organizations' achievements in the last few years. 

  • Gujarat University is ranked 62th in the Overall cateogry in the NIRF Rankings 2022.
  • Gujarat University ranked 43 among Universities in India by NIRF Rankings 2022.
  • Gujarat University has secured 73rd place in the overall category by NIRF Ranking 2022.
  • Gujarat University ranked as the 9th Government University in ARIIA Rankings 2022.
  • Ranked No.1 with 5 stars by the GSIRF consecutively for the second academic year 2020-21.
  • Secured 1st rank in Gujarat and 26th in India among Public State Universities by Outlook-ICARE India University Rankings in 2019.
  • Recipient of President's National Award for National Social Services Scheme (NSS).
  • 43rd national rank under the NIRF Rankings and 9th national rank under the ARIIA rankings.

Gujarat University Courses

Gujarat University offers 19 graduate, 124 postgraduate, 39 doctoral, 46 five-year integrated 107 diplomas and 57 certificate programs in engineering, architecture, applied science, humanities, medical sciences and arts.

Additionally, there are study abroad courses as well. The Gujarat University Syllabus for different courses is available online. Given below is a brief overview of the different courses offered by the university across various disciplines.



Selection Criteria


3 Years

10+2 qualification from a recognized board with English & Science as compulsory subjects + Merit-based scores


3 Years

10+2 qualification from a recognized board with PCB subjects + NEET Scores


4 years

10+2 qualification from a recognized board with PCM+ NATA score


5 years

10+2 qualification from a recognized board with PCB subjects + NEET Scores


1 year

Graduation in Law or another appropriate stream from a recognised institute/ university with a minimum of 55% aggregate


2 Years

Graduate Degree in B.Tech, MCA, or M.Sc + GATE Scores


2 Years

Graduation in appropriate stream from a recognised institute/board + GUJCET Scores


2 Years

Graduation in appropriate stream from a recognised institute/board + Merit-based scores


3 Years

Master’s degree with 55% marks in aggregate in the concerned subject + UGC-NET/ JRF Scores

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Gujarat University Fee Details

Gujarat University offers various undergraduate, postgraduate and doctoral programs in science, management, law, etc disciplines. Applicants pay the Gujarat University fees online or offline mode. Below are some of the fees for different courses offered by the institute.


Total Tuition Fees


INR 1.10 Lakh


INR 1.47 Lakh


INR 1 Lakh


INR 20,760


INR 60,000 

Read More: Gujarat University Fee Structure

Gujarat University Departments

Gujarat University Ahmedabad offers courses in various fields. Every department is designed for a particular field or two and offers courses and programs in that field. Here is the list of departments that they have

Education, Philosophy & Psychology Languages Law
Science Social Sciences Journalism and Mass Communication
Commerce Design Business Management

Gujarat University Admission

Gujarat University Admission 2024 will be starting soon. The admission for courses like BEd, B.Arch, BA, BDS, M.Ed, LLM, etc. is based on the entrance exams such as GUJCET, CAT, GMAT, GCET, GATE, etc. The admission process for 2024 is based on the entrance exam and scholarship test. Admission is based on the past academics for which Gujarat University Merit List is released. They must appear for a personal interview for details if selected based on rank.

Gujarat University Eligibility Criteria

The university offers numerous courses, each of which has different eligibility criteria. Given below is a list of a few courses offered by the university with their eligibility criteria.

B.Sc Eligibility Criteria

  • Candidates must qualify for the 10+2 from a recognized board with 45% marks.
  • The accepted exam is GUJCET

Read More: Gujarat University B.Sc Admission Eligibility

MBA Eligibility Criteria

  • Candidates must qualify for the 10+2 from a recognized board with 50% marks.
  • A valid score of 40-50% in the graduation.
  • The accepted exams are CMAT, GCET, and CAT.

Read More: Gujarat University MBA Admission Eligibility

ME/ M.Tech Eligibility Criteria

  • Candidates are required to qualify the graduation with 50% marks.
  • Candidates should have valid GATE scores. 

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Why Choose Gujarat University?

Gujarat University has developed phenomenally in the last 67 years to be recognized as a premier University in the country today. Gujarat University was awarded the President's national award for National Service Scheme (NSS) in 2019. The unique feature of Gujarat University is its ‘Study Abroad Program’. Under this program, students from across the world have been invited every year since 2007 to learn about Indian culture, tourism, languages, journalism, etc. 

Gujarat University Academic Advantages

The institute is a well-known campus university in India with more than 2 to 3 lakh students, over 4,000 faculty and staff, and scattered over 235 colleges, 15 recognized institutions, and 24 approved institutions. There are 221 PG centres and 34 PG university departments. Gujarat University has 23 schools and 6 centres of excellence. The following are the additional features of the university.

  • Gujarat University has a 4.6 CGPA and a 5-star rating in the Gujarat State Institutional Rating Framework (GSIRF).
  • Gujarat University focuses explicitly on startups and innovations. To date, 314 startups have been funded, 1844 jobs have been created, and a revenue of over 21 crores has been generated.
  • Technology Business Incubator (TBI).
  • Research Park - Gujarat University Park for Industrial Extension and Research (GU-PIER).
  • Sardar Patel Sports City (SPSC) for Olympic Standard Sports Activities.
  • Finishing Schools for Computational Biology and Molecular Diagnostics.
  • Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam Centre for Extension Research and Innovation (CERI).
  • Educational Multimedia Research Centre (EMRC).
  • Centre for Post-doctoral Research (CPDR).
  • Gujarat University has over 100 ongoing research projects, 500+ PhD guides, and 700+ PhD students, and has awarded over 4000 PhD degrees.

Gujarat University Affiliated Colleges

Gujarat University is the largest university in the state, catering to the higher education needs of more than two lakh students scattered over 235 colleges, 15 recognized institutions, and 24 approved institutions. A few of Gujarat University's Affiliated Colleges are mentioned below.

B. J. Medical College Ahmedabad Gujarat Arts and Science College
National Institute Of Occupational Health K.S School Of Business Management
Shri HK Arts College Ahmedabad HL College of Commerce Ahmedabad
BK School of Business Management L.D College of Engineering

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Gujarat University Defense Studies and Research(IDSR)

IDSR is an Institute supported by the Government of Gujarat and the Defence, Research and Development Organisation (DRDO), dedicated to serving India’s armed forces by conducting academic and research activities with a mission to pave the way for quality human resources in the defence sector, as well as to function as an organization working towards augmenting the defence policy and research for India.

Programs Offered at IDSR

  • MBA In Disaster Management
  • MBA In Defence Management
  • MBA In Homeland Security
  • M.Sc In Artificial Intelligence And Machine Learning
  • M.Sc In National Security & Defence Studies

Gujarat University Cutoff

Gujarat University cutoff for the year 2022 has been released. The university offers various UG and PG courses based on entrance exams based on Gujarat University. The cutoff differs for each course. Interested students, to get admission, must meet the cutoff criteria and secure valid marks in the accepted exams.

Gujarat University Expected B.Com Cutoff 2022

Category Opening Rank Closing Rank
General 545 45

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Gujarat University Result

Gujarat University's undergraduate and postgraduate course results are recently released on its official website. The students who appeared for offline exams can also view their results from the official website. The result for undergraduate courses for the 2022 sessions like BBA, BCA, BA, B.Sc, and B.Com has been released.

Displayed below is the step-by-step process to check the Gujarat University results in 2022 for various UG and PG programs

  1. Visit the Gujarat University official website.
  2. Click on ‘Examination’ and select ‘Result’ from the dropdown menu
  3. Click on the desired result from the list
  4. Enter the seat number and the correct credentials in the portal to find the results

Read More: Gujarat University Result


Gujarat University has a 270 acres campus, one of the largest fully wifi-enabled campuses students have hostel facilities, Libraries, a sports club, well-equipped laboratories, smart classrooms, and many more. The facilities are divided into utilities, recreational, community and academic facilities. Some of the facilities offered within the campus are

  • ATM
  • Hostel
  • Library
  • Research dept
  • Indoor auditorium and playgrounds
  • University Store - Utility Store Vidya Shree
  • Banks
  • Post Office
  • Canteen
  • Amphitheatre
  • Auditorium
  • Conference Hall
  • Garden

Read More: Gujarat University Infrastructure

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Gujarat University placements have been successfully concluded. It has a placement cell that helps students start their careers in affiliated colleges, departments, and recognized institutes at the local, national, and international levels. The placement cell leaves no stone unturned to settle students in multinationals, government organizations, and NGOs.

The selection process takes place in the final year of a programme for students of both undergraduate and post graduate courses. Students have to register themselves in the placement cell, and all registered students will be provided arrangements, help, and support for business/self/Social enterprise.Along with helping students set up their careers, Gujarat University has also encouraged and funded 25 start-up companies.

  • The highest salary offered in the year 2022 was INR 8 LPA.
  • The average salary offered was INR 5 LPA.

Gujarat University Top Recruiters

Around 30% - 40% of students are placed in top companies annually. Over the years, campus recruitment has assumed greater significance in the minds of several stakeholders. The significant stakeholders of the recruitment process are institutes, companies, and students. Some of the top-recruiting companies are

Zip Hire Deloitte Amazon
TCS Evosys Kotak Mahindra Bank
Zydus Group EY NIT Ahmedabad

Read More: Gujarat University Placements


Gujarat University provides scholarships to students who perform well academically but cannot simultaneously afford the cost of education. Gujarat University offers scholarships to lower backward class or SC/ST students to promote and facilitate education amongst them. The following are the types of scholarships offered

Scholarship Description
Higher Education Scheme or Fellowship Scheme This is a Central Sector Scheme fully funded and implemented by Central Govt for pursuing MPhil and PhD. 
National Scholarships National Scholarships enlists multiple scholarships for students across India
Mukhyamantri Yuva Swavalamban Yojana Gujarat Mukhyamantri Yuva Swavalamban Yojana, also known as MYSY, MYSY Scholarship is a scholarship scheme offered to economically backward students.
SHODH Scholarship

The Scheme of Developing High-quality research is an initiative by the Government of Gujarat to provide research students with financial support.

Research scholars pursuing qualitative research are given INR 15,000 per month and an additional INR 20,000 contingency expense per annum.

Read More: Gujarat University Scholarships


Gujarat University has shared MoUs with several organizations for academic, placement, research, cultural exchange, economics, social, and skills. Gujarat University collaborations facilitate innovation and research and contribute to nation-building. The students The following enlists some of the recent collaborations with Gujarat University.

International Collaboration

Country Partnering Institute
Italy University of Messina
Kenya Massai Mara University, University of Nairobi
Zimbabwe Harare Institute of Technology
Uzbekistan Tashkent State Institute of oriental studies

National Collaboration


Gujarat University has an alumni network of placed alumni. The university's vast network of alumni works all over India and abroad in reputed multinational corporations. Since 1949, Gujarat University has been spread worldwide through its talents. Some of the Gujarat University notable alumni are mentioned below.

Notable Alumni Profession
Shri Narendra Modi Honourable Prime Minister
Dr. Krishnaswamy Kasturirangan Indian Space Scientist
Shri Aziz Mushabber Ahmadi 26th Chief Justice of India
Shri Amit Shah President of BJP
Shri Pankaj Patel
Chairman and Managing director of Cadila Healthcare
Dr. Hargovind Laxmishanker Trivedi Padma Shri, Renowned Indian Neurologist
Shri Sudhir Mehta Torrent Group
Shri Pranav Mistry Global Vice President of Research at Samsung
Shri Kumarpal Desai
Padma Shri, Author, Critic, Columnist, and Translator
Shri Ankit Desai
Poet, Columnist, Editor, Writer
Shri Dinkar Joshi
Novelist, Writer, Banker
Shri Rajendra Shukla 
Susmita Mohanty
Makrand Mehta
Social Historian

Gujarat University Highlights

Affiliate University Gujarat University
Institution Type Public
Total Faculty 140
Year of Establishment 1949
Genders Accepted Co-Ed
Student Enrollment 3638
Total Area (In Acre) 262
Construction Area (Sq. M) 100000
Accredited by NAAC
Recognised by UGC

Gujarat University Rankings

Publisher Ranking & Year Criteria
#61 in 2023 University

Gujarat University Courses & Fees 2024

Course Average Fees Duration
MBA ₹52,842 2 Years
BDes ₹7,20,000 4 Years
LLB -- 3 Years
BSc ₹1,22,320 3 Years
M.Des -- 2 Years
MTech ₹1,00,000 2 Years
BCA ₹78,000 3 Years
BBA ₹66,000 3 Years
B.Arch -- 5 Years
BA ₹7,340 3 Years

Gujarat University Courses and Fee Structure

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B.Des [Bachelor of Design]

Offline On Campus

₹ 7,20,000 (4 Years)

LLB [Bachelor of Law]

Offline On Campus

BSc [Bachelor of Science]

Offline On Campus

₹ 1,22,320 (3 Years)

M.Des [Master of Design]

Offline On Campus

M.Tech [Master of Technology]

Offline On Campus

₹ 1,00,000 (2 Years)

₹ 78,000 (3 Years)

₹ 66,000 (3 Years)

MD [Doctor of Medicine]

Offline On Campus

Bachelor of Performing Arts

Offline On Campus

₹ 60,000 (1 Year)

₹ 40,000 (2 Years)

M.Com [Master of Commerce]

Offline On Campus

₹ 30,000 (2 Years)

B.Ed [Bachelor of Education]

Offline On Campus

₹ 60,000 (2 Years)

B.Com [Bachelor of Commerce]

Offline On Campus

₹ 34,500 (3 Years)

BA [Bachelor of Arts]

Offline On Campus

₹ 7,340 (3 Years)

Bachelor of Animation

Offline On Campus

MSW [Master of Social Work]

Offline On Campus

₹ 60,000 (2 Years)

MPT [Master of Physiotherapy]

Offline On Campus

₹ 80,000 (2 Years)

₹ 60,000 (2 Years)

LLM [Master of Laws]

Offline On Campus

₹ 2,000

₹ 90,000 (3 Years)

M.Ed [Master of Education]

Offline On Campus

₹ 8,760 (2 Years)

₹ 60,000 (3 Years)

₹ 20,60,000 (5 Years)

Exams Accepted by Gujarat University



Exam Date: May 05, 2024


Exam Date: Mar 31, 2024


Exam Date: Feb 03, 2024

Result Date: Mar 16, 2024

Gujarat University FAQs

Is admission open at Gujarat University?

Yes, admission for the year 2022 is now open. Students who are seeking admission to the institute can apply online on the official website of the institute.

Does Gujarat University have a hostel facility?

Yes, separate hostel facilities are provided for boys and girls. Hostels are available on a merit basis to students residing outside of a 40-kilometer radius of Gujarat University and studying in a post-graduate department.

Does Gujarat University Offer part-time courses?

Yes, Gujarat University offers part-time courses. These courses are for persons who did not have formal management education or who need to have specializations in some specific sectors.

What is the highest package offered at Gujarat University?

As per the last placement session 2020-21, the highest salary package was INR 3.5 LPA from the MCA program. The highest salary package varies year-wise.

How many colleges are affiliated with Gujarat University?

The Gujarat University affiliates nearly 235 colleges, 24 approved institutions, and 15 recognized universities.

What facilities does Gujarat University provide its students with?

Gujarat University provides facilities such as a Library, Classrooms, Seminar hall, internet, LCD projector, Computer Labs & many more.

Gujarat University Reviews

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Mjha 03190 Batch 2023 M.Sc [Master of Science]
Reviewed on Jul 03, 2022

Entrance Exams & Admissions : There were entrance exams or so, and the only admission criteria was to be a graduate.

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Tulsi Basopia Batch 2019 BPT [Bachelor of Physiotherapy]
Reviewed on Nov 09, 2019
2.5 Placements
2.5 Fees
3.5 Academics
4 Infrastructure
4 Campus

Placements & Internships : Done internship from civil, under the faculty of ortho neuro cardio and medicine.

Entrance Exams & Admissions : 12th science + GUJCET entrance exam with biology chemistry and physics, then you can apply for the admission in this college for BPT

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Tanya Ladla Batch 2019 M.Sc Physics
Reviewed on Apr 27, 2019
3.5 Placements
3.5 Fees
3.5 Academics

Placements & Internships : Faculty members are awesome. There are also companies through which the college provides placement services.

Entrance Exams & Admissions : My college is one of the best colleges. The atmosphere was academically favourable and friendly. The staff

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Sapna Maliwal Batch 2014 B.Com [Bachelor of Commerce]
Reviewed on May 17, 2018
1.5 Placements
2.5 Fees
2 Academics
2 Infrastructure
2 Campus

Placements & Internships : They are not providing placement too. Students have to find their job by them self only.

Entrance Exams & Admissions : No need for the entrance exam. The admission based on your 12th marks.

Fees & Scholarships : The fee is nominal for all.<

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Saurav Patel Batch 2020 B.Com [Bachelor of Commerce]
Reviewed on Apr 02, 2018

Entrance Exams & Admissions : Gujarat University has a great campus and teaching faculty. They provide a great platform for students to live a good life ahead by studying here. I got admission here after securing 79%. The fee is less.

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