Vadodara situated on the banks of Vishwamitri River stands in the third largest
position by area among the cities in the state of Gujarat. Alternatively known as
Baroda, the city is a big industrial area, where industries like engineering, plastics,
petrochemicals, pharmaceuticals are located. There are only two Universities in
Vadodara, one of which is a state university and the other is a private one.
State Universities in Vadodara
The State University in Vadodara is named after a former ruler of the city. This
residential University attained its University status in the year 1949. It offers
courses in performing arts like dance, music and fine arts. This University in Vadodara
offers degree programmes in several languages including Persian, Pali, Marathi,
Prakrit and certain foreign languages and is of great help to linguistic aspirants.
There are under graduate and postgraduate programmes offered in four disciplines
of psychology which are Clinical Psychology, Educational Psychology, Industrial
Psychology and Counselling Psychology.
Faculty of Law under this University in Vadodara offers Bachelors, Masters, Diploma
and Ph.D programmes in particular disciplines. The state University in Vadodara
has a college for girls where Bachelors and Masters programmes in Fashion and Technology,
Clothing and Textile, Food and nutrition, Home economics, human development and
family studies etc are offered. The other colleges under this University in Vadodara
are Management Studies, Journalism and Communication, Social Work and Engineering
Private Universities in Vadodara
The Private University in Vadodara was set up in the year 2009. The School of Business
& Law offers Undergraduate and postgraduate level programmes in Business administration,
Integrated BBA-LLB and PG diploma. The courses that are on offer in Engineering
and Technology under this University in Vadodara are Bachelors in Technology in
plenty of streams, MCA and BCA-MCA dual degree. Bachelors in Architecture and Interior
Design are also offered by the University. This Private University in Vadodara offers
Bachelors in Science (B.Sc), Integrated B.Sc B.Ed, Bachelors and Masters in education
(B.Ed, M.Ed), PG Diploma in ECCE and Ph.D.