Information on courses, admissions process, exams & results of South Gujarat University (Veer Narmad South Gujarat University), Surat

South Gujarat University

Veer Narmad South Gujarat University or VNSGU Surat, located at Udhana-Magdalla road in Surat is a semi-urban university.  Established under the South Gujarat University Act, 1965, it has been functioning as a university from the year 1966. It attained approval of the University Grant Commission, UGC, in 1968. It had been known as South Gujarat University till 2004 when it was renamed as Veer Narmad South Gujarat University. National Assessment and Accreditation Council, NAAC, has entitled it as a B++ grade university. Jurisdiction of the university extends to the seven districts of Surat, Navasari, Valsad, Narmada, Dangs, Bharuch and Tapi and the Union Territory of Daman.
Educational Streams
The university has a wide range of programs that are taught in its different departments. Courses extend from undergraduate to postgraduate levels. Besides university campus, there are a number of affiliated colleges where degree courses are imparted. The University meets the higher educational needs of the seven districts and one union territory in the region and realize their potential ranging from technology, business, industry and commerce to language, culture, and fine arts. There are 17 Postgraduate departments offering various courses with multiple specializations, besides MPhil and PhD.
The University campus comprises of several buildings including hostels of girls and boys, besides Gymnasium, Health Centre, Indoor Stadium and residential quarters for its staff. Day Care Centre is also provided by this university. The fitness centre, the basket ball court and playground with tracks add to the sports facilities available to students on the campus. There is a separate complex where a bank with ATM, stationery and Xerox shops are available. 
The university started functioning on the premise of the Sarvajanik College of Education from August 18, 1966 which was moved to the Nonresidential Students’ Recreation Hall of Sir K. P. Commerece College in December 1966. In July 1967 the office moved to the Khandwala Bungalow in Athwa Lines. It was here that the first academic departments of the University became operational during the Fourth Plan period.


  • Department of Aquatic Biology
  • Department of Bio Science
  • Department of Business and Industrial Management
  • Department of Chemistry
  • Department of Comparative Literature
  • Department of Computer Science
  • Department of Economics
  • Department of Education
  • Department of English
  • Department of Mathematics
  • Department of M Sc (IT)
  • Department of Physics
  • Department of Public Administration
  • Department of Research Methodology
  • Department of Rural Studies
  • Department of Sociology
  • Department of Statistics

Contact Details:
Veer Narmad South Gujarat University
Udhna-Magdalla Road
Surat - 395 007

Phone: +91-261-2227141
Fax: +91-261-2227312
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