Ahmedabad lies in the state of Gujarat in India and is its largest city. The city
of Ahmedabad is highly industrialized and hence, there is always a need for high
quality manpower with varied skills. This demand is catered to by the various Universities
in Ahmedabad under which a number of colleges and institutions affiliate with it.
The Universities in Ahmedabad can be categorized as follows:
There is only one Central University founded by Mahatma Gandhi, but it has been
granted the "Deemed Status".
There are four State Universities in Ahmedabad and it is located in the city of
Ahmedabad. The courses offered range from the Certificate to the Doctoral courses
and the University also offers a “Study Abroad Program” that allows students from
India to continue their education abroad in certain universities with a MOU to this
university and vice versa.
One of the Universities in Ahmedabad is dedicated to the study of police science
and security services. Besides the degree and diploma course it also conducts “in
service" courses for the police personnel. Other areas of study include police administration
and security management.
The technological university situated in Ahmedabad is an affiliating university
with a number of technological and engineering colleges spread all over the state.
Besides these Universities in Ahmedabad, there is an Open University.
There are many Private Universities in Ahmedabad and they include:
- University for Environment Planning and technology
- University for teacher Education
- University for Yoga
- A University offering a wide range of courses in disciplines that extend from science
and technology to management and medicine related subjects. Humanities and Law are
Institutes of National Importance:
There are three such Institutes in Ahmedabad
- Indian Institute of Management
- National Institute of Design
- Physical Research Laboratory