Maharaja Krishnakumarsinhji Bhavnagar University

country rank  230
world rank  6254

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University Overview

Founded in 1978, Maharaja Krishnakumarsinhji Bhavnagar University is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the medium-sized city of Bhavnagar (population range of 500,000-1,000,000 inhabitants), Gujarat. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the University Grants Commission, India, Maharaja Krishnakumarsinhji Bhavnagar University (BU) is a very large (EduListing enrollment range: over-45,000 students) coeducational higher education institution. Maharaja Krishnakumarsinhji Bhavnagar University (BU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees in several areas of study. See the EduListing degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details.

University Identity

Name भावनगर विश्वविद्यालय
Acronym BU
Founded 1978
Motto Sa vidhya vimukte
Learning is that which Liberates

University Location

Address Sardar Vallbhbhai Patel Campus,, Gaurishankar Lake Road
Bhavnagar (population range: 500,000-1,000,000)
364 002 Gujarat
T +91 (278) 242 6519
F +91 (278) 242 6706

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
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University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Not reported
Admission Rate Not reported
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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment over-45,000
Academic Staff Not reported
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities Not reported
Financial Aids Not reported
Study Abroad Not reported
Distance Learning Not reported


Institutional Accreditation

University Grants Commission, India

Year of first Accreditation


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • National Assessment and Accreditation Council NAAC
  • National Council of Teacher Education NCTE
  • Bar Council of India BCI

Memberships and Affiliations

  • Association of Indian Universities (AIU)
  • Medical Council of India (MCI)

Academic Structure


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