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Hemchandracharya North Gujarat University, [HNGU] Patan - Hostels and Facilities

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Bachelor of Science [B.Sc] Reviews

Bachelor of Science [B.Sc] (Biotechnology), batch of 2018

There are two separate hostels in the campus for boys and girls. Another one hostel is also on the university campus which is not far 500 mt from college. You have to pay INR 15000 hostel fees per semester not per month. For pg courses you can join university which is nearby to the college campus.food of the hostel is nice and INR 15000 includes food bill for a semester. Quality of classroom and laboratories, libraries and wifi are first class. You can join this college without any hesitation.

Bachelor of Science [B.Sc], batch of 2017
  • No hostels there at Hemchandracharya North Gujarat University.
  • No other PG options are available outside the college.
  • There is food served for the students on the campus.
  • Best quality of classrooms is present and there is no Wi-Fi facility.

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Bachelor of Arts [BA] Reviews

Bachelor of Arts [BA], batch of 2019

The hostel is available there. Total two canteens are available.

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Hemchandracharya North Gujarat University, [HNGU] Patan Infrastructure Details

Infrastructure Facilities Hemchandracharya North Gujarat University, [HNGU] Patan:

  • Along with the two hostel buildings the University rented a hall, called the Gandhi Memorial hall, to house its library.
  • The aim was to start building up a nucleus library for the future post-graduate departments of the university.
  • This was an act of foresight of the first functionaries of the University.
  • The University simultaneously moved the State Government to acquire land admeasuring about 185 acres from farmers.
  • It also requested the State Government to transfer its seed farm land admeasuring about 35 acres to the University.
  • However, this entailed considerable delay owing to litigation in the State High Court and then in the Supreme Court.
  • Following the Supreme Court, judgment acquisition of the land has been possible. As a result over the years, the university has been able to get land as follows. Government land 35.00 acres Land acquired from the farmers 177.50 acres.
  • The university will in due course acquire land admeasuring 7.50 acres from one farmer. Total land available = 212.50 acres.
  • In addition to this, the University has also received a property worth Rs.10/- lakhs by way of donation from the Gramodhyog Mandal, Patan. At present, the University Employment Bureau is housed in that building.
  • The university has proposed to the State Government for further assistance in materializing plans for more constructions in phased manner, are under active consideration


  • The university is well equipped with modern classroom facilities. All the classrooms are well furnished.


  • All labs are well-equipped wit the latest equipment.


  • The library was started along with the establishment of the University in the year 1986.
  • The library was established on 15th January, 1988. Initially it was housed in the Gandhi Memorial Hall.
  • The University received a donation of Rs.51 lakhs from Dr. M.S.Patel Trust, Mumbai for the construction of the library building, hence the library is named as Shivabhai Umedbhai Patel Library.
  • The state government had also sanctioned Rs. 25 lakhs. Overall Rs. 85, 69,616 has been spent for the construction of the two storied library building.
  • The total built up area of the building is 2486.41 sq. meter.
  • The Rotary Patan City has also donated Rs. 11.50 lakhs for library furniture, reading cabinets and books.


  • 72,175 Books
  • 1,094 Dissertation
  • 1,349 Theses
  • 402 M.Phil.
  • 2,557 Back volumes of the Periodicals
  • 1,209 Audio/Video cassettes
  • 110 Current periodicals
  • Its annual budget for purchasing of books is Rupees 20,00,000 (University Budget), 28,44,000 (UGC Budjet), 2,00,000 (E-Journals) and for periodicals is Rupees 3,00,000
  • Total Rupees 3,44,29,146  has been spent for purchasing of the books.
  • The library received the late Dr. B.J.Sandesara's personal library as a gratis.
  • It contains about 4,252 books and some back volumes of literary and ideological journals.
  • The collection is very rich in the areas of Gujarati and Sanskrit literature, History, Culture Jainology, and Indology.
  • The library is also planning to build up a local history museum and Hemachandrachary a corner.
  • Hemachandracharya was a versatile scholar and a great jainnologist of Patan (also known as Anhilwad Patan) who flourished in the 12th century.


  • The library provides all the traditional services like Reference, Bibliographical, Literature search, User, Education, Inter-Library Loan, Photocopy, Audio Visual, CyberCafe- Internet, OPAC, Newspaper clipping, CAS, etc.
  • Since last fifteen years, the library is also organization weekly discussion group called 'Characha vartula' for students.
  • It meets every Wednesday hence called as Budhavariyum. Average 25-30 students are regularly attending it and discussion on various subjects.


  • It provides hostel facilities within the college for both boys and girls which is very useful for the students who live outside Patan.

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