Saurashtra University Rajkot

Saurashtra University Rajkot is a renowned public university in Gujarat, India. Established in 1967, the university is named after the historical region of Saurashtra. It is one of the leading educational institutions in the state and is known for its academic excellence, research programs, and holistic development of students.

Saurashtra University offers a wide range of undergraduate and Postgraduate, programs across various disciplines, Medical, Dental, and Ayush Courses. The university strives to provide quality education and fosters a conducive learning environment for students to acquire knowledge, skills, and values necessary for their personal and professional growth.

The university has well-qualified faculty members who are experts in their respective fields. They not only impart knowledge but also mentor and guide students in their academic pursuits. Saurashtra University also emphasizes research and encourages students and faculty to engage in innovative research projects and contribute to the advancement of knowledge.

The campus of Saurashtra University is spread over a vast area, providing state-of-the-art infrastructure and modern facilities. The university has well-equipped classrooms, laboratories, libraries, sports facilities, hostels, auditoriums, and computer centers. The campus is Wi-Fi enabled, enabling students to access digital resources and engage in online learning.

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NameSaurashtra University, Rajkot
Popular Name Saurashtra University
Establishment1967
Affiliation TypeAffiliating University
Courses OfferedUnder Graduate & Post Graduate for Dental, Medical and Ayush Courses.
Academic ProgramsUndergraduate & Postgraduate
Clinical Training OpportunitiesAffiliations with Colleges, Institutions, and Hospitals 
Hostel Facilities Yes (Boys & Girls)
AddressSaurashtra University Campus Rajkot – 360 005. Gujarat, India.
Websitewww.saurashtrauniversity.edu

Role of Saurashtra University, Rajkot

  • Affiliation Process: Saurashtra University is responsible for the affiliation process of colleges and institutions within its jurisdiction. This process involves evaluating the infrastructure, faculty, and curriculum of the colleges seeking affiliation. The university ensures that these institutions meet the required standards and guidelines set by regulatory bodies like the UGC.
  • Quality Assurance: Saurashtra University ensures quality education in affiliated colleges by setting and maintaining academic standards. It periodically reviews the teaching-learning processes, infrastructure facilities, and faculty qualifications to ensure that the affiliated colleges provide a conducive learning environment to students.
  • Curriculum Development: The university plays a crucial role in designing and updating the curriculum of various courses offered by the affiliated colleges. It takes into consideration industry requirements, emerging trends, and advancements in the respective fields to ensure that the curriculum remains relevant and up-to-date.
  • Examination System: Saurashtra University is responsible for conducting examinations for students studying in affiliated colleges. It designs the examination system, sets question papers, and evaluates answer sheets. The university ensures fair and transparent evaluation processes to maintain the credibility of the examination system.
  • Result Declaration and Degree Issuance: After conducting examinations, Saurashtra University declares the results for the affiliated colleges. It prepares and issues the mark sheets and degrees to successful candidates, providing them with the necessary credentials and recognition for their academic achievements.
  • Academic Support: Saurashtra University offers academic support to the affiliated colleges by organizing faculty development programs, workshops, seminars, and conferences. These initiatives help enhance the knowledge and skills of the faculty members, which ultimately benefits the students’ learning experience.
  • Research and Innovation: The university promotes research and innovation in affiliated colleges by providing grants, facilitating collaborations, and organizing research-related activities. It encourages faculty members and students to engage in research projects that contribute to the advancement of knowledge and address societal challenges.
  • Overall Development: Saurashtra University focuses on the overall development of students in the affiliated colleges. It supports extracurricular activities, sports events, cultural festivals, and other co-curricular initiatives that contribute to the holistic development of students.

Course Offered

CourseDuration
MBBS5.5 years
BHMS5.5 years
BAMS5.5 years
MD Pathology3 years
MD General Medicine3 years
MS General Surgery3 years
MD Anesthesiology3 years
MD Paediatrics3 years
MD Tuberculosis and Chest Diseases3 years
MD Psychiatry3 years
MS Ophthalmology3 years
MD Tuberculosis and Respiratory Diseases3 years
MDS Conservative Dentistry and Endodontics3 years
MD Dermatology3 years

Eligibility Criteria For UG Courses 

CoursesEligibility Criteria
MBBS Candidates must have completed 17 years of age as of 31st December of the admission year.Applicants must have passed the 10+2 examination or its equivalent with Physics, Chemistry, Biology/ Biotechnology, and English as compulsory subjects. They should have obtained a minimum aggregate of 50% (40% for reserved categories) in the qualifying examination.Candidates must have qualified in the NEET (National Eligibility cum Entrance Test) 
BDSCandidates must have completed 17 years of age as of 31st December of the admission year.Applicants must have passed the 10+2 examination or its equivalent with Physics, Chemistry, Biology/ Biotechnology, and English as compulsory subjects.They should have obtained a minimum aggregate of 50% (40% for reserved categories) in the qualifying examination.Candidates must have qualified in the NEET (National Eligibility cum Entrance Test) 
AYUSH CoursesCandidates must have completed 17 years of age as of 31st December of the admission year.Applicants must have passed the 10+2 examination or its equivalent with Physics, Chemistry, Biology, and English as compulsory subjects.They should have obtained a minimum aggregate of 50% (40% for reserved categories) in the qualifying examination.

UG Cut-Off 

CategoryQualifying MarksPercentile Criteria
General/EWS715-11750th Percentile
SC/BC116-9340th Percentile
General/EWS & PH Category116-10545th Percentile
SC/BC & PH Category104-9340th Percentile

Eligibility For Post Graduate Medical Courses

CriteriaDetails
NationalityIndian citizen or Overseas Citizen of India (OCI)
Qualification CriteriaCompleted MBBS or BDS from a recognized university in Gujarat or any other state/Union territory of India/Out of India subject to fulfilling NMC, New Delhi/Govt. of India eligibility criteriaPassed 12th qualifying exam with “B-group” or “AB-group” either from Gujarat Board or other recognized boards located in Gujarat
NEET PG ScoreMust have qualified NEET PG with minimum percentile as per category-wise cut-off marks
DomicileMust be a domicile of Gujarat or completed MBBS from a medical college located in Gujarat
InternshipThe candidate must have completed the compulsory rotating internship 
Registration with State Medical CouncilMust have permanent or provisional registration with the State Medical Council/Medical Council of India.
Age LimitThere is no upper age limit.

NEET PG Cut-Off 

CategoriesCut off percentileCutoff marks
General50th275
SC/ST/OBC40th245
General-PH45th260
SC/ST/OBC-PH40th245

Eligibility For Post Graduate Dental Course

Eligibility CriteriaDetails
NationalityIndian nationals, Non-Resident Indians (NRIs), Overseas Citizen of India (OCI), Persons with Indian Origin (PIO), and Foreign Nationals are eligible.
Educational QualificationApplicants must have a Bachelor of Dental Surgery (BDS) degree from a Dental Council of India (DCI) recognized institution or university.
NEET MDS ExamCandidates must have appeared and qualified in the NEET MDS exam and must have obtained the minimum required percentile in the exam.
DomicileApplicants must have a domicile of Gujarat or have completed BDS from a Dental College in Gujarat.
InternshipCandidates must have completed the mandatory rotating internship from a recognized Dental College on or before 31st March.
RegistrationCandidates must have a valid registration with the Gujarat State Dental Council or National Dental Commiession.

NEET MDS Cut off

CategoriesCut off percentileCutoff marks
General50th272
SC/ST/OBC40th238
General-PH45th255
SC/ST/OBC-PH40th238

Eligibility For AYUSH Courses 

Eligibility Criteria Specifics
Educational QualificationCompleted Bachelor’s degree in AYUSH field from a recognized university or institution
Internship CompletionMust have completed a compulsory internship in the relevant fieldInternship should be from a recognized institution
NEET PG QualificationMust have qualified the NEET PG examinationValid NEET PG score is required
Age LimitThere is no upper age limit for admission to Ayush PG Courses in Gujarat. 

AIAPGET Cut-Off

CategoryAIAPGET qualifying Cutoff 2022 Percentiles
General50
SC/ST/OBC40
UR-PH45
SC/ST/OBC-PH40

Registration Process

  • Eligibility Criteria: Before applying for registration, candidates need to ensure that they meet the eligibility criteria set by the university for the respective courses. This includes educational qualifications, minimum marks required, and any other specific requirements mentioned by the university.
  • Application Form: Candidates must obtain the application form for registration from the university or its designated centers. The application form can be obtained either in person or through online portals, as per the university’s guidelines.
  • Document Submission: Candidates need to submit the duly filled application form along with the necessary documents. 
  • Entrance Examination (if applicable): For some courses, Saurashtra University may conduct entrance examinations to shortlist candidates for registration. Candidates need to check the university’s website or admission brochure for information regarding the entrance examination, including its schedule, syllabus, and exam pattern.
  • Merit List and Counselling: After the completion of the registration process, Saurashtra University prepares a merit list based on the criteria set by the university. Candidates who qualify based on merit are called for counseling sessions. During counseling, candidates are allotted seats in their preferred courses based on their rank and availability of seats.
  • Document Verification: Candidates who are allotted seats during counseling are required to undergo document verification. They need to present the original documents for verification purposes. Once the documents are verified, candidates may be asked to submit the required fees to confirm their admission.

Couselling Process

Step 1: Online Registration

  • Candidates must first visit the official website of Saurashtra University and find the registration link for counseling.
  • They need to fill in the required information accurately in the online registration form.
  • Candidates may need to upload scanned copies of necessary documents as specified in the application.

Step 2: Document Verification

  • After the online registration, candidates are required to appear for document verification in person at the designated counseling center.
  • They must bring the original documents along with photocopies for verification.
  • The documents usually include academic certificates, mark sheets, rank card, counseling letter, identification proof, etc.

Step 3: Choice Filling

  • Once the documents are verified, candidates are given access to an online portal to fill their course preferences.
  • They can select the desired AYUSH, Dental, or Medical courses and colleges according to their preference and eligibility.
  • It is important to carefully choose the preferences as per their priority, as seat allotment will be based on this order.

Step 4: Seat Allotment

  • Based on the candidate’s rank, category, and choices filled, the university conducts seat allotment.
  • The seat allotment result is published on the official website.
  • Candidates can check their allotment status by logging into the online portal using their credentials.

Step 5: Reporting to the Allotted College

  • Candidates who are allotted seats must report to the respective college within the given timeframe.
  • They must carry the necessary documents and admission fees to secure their admission.
  • At the college, candidates need to complete the admission formalities and submit the required documents for verification.

Step 6: Second Round of Counseling (if applicable)

  • In case of vacant seats after the first round, the university may conduct a second round of counseling.
  • Candidates who did not get a seat in the first round or want to participate in the second round can register again and fill their choices accordingly.

List of Affiliating Medical Colleges

Affiliating CollegesLink
Shri M. P. Shah Government Medical CollegeClick Here
Government Medical CollegeClick Here
Shree G. T. Sheth Medical Foundation , Shri Kantilal Keshavlal Sheth Physiotherapy CollegeClick Here
Shri Saurashtra Medical Centar Sanchalit , Shri C. U. Shah Medical CollegeClick Here

List of Affiliating Dental Colleges

Affiliating CollegesLink
Government Dental CollegeClick Here

List of Affiliating Ayush Colleges

Affiliating CollegesLink
Shree Bachubhai Alabhai Dangar Homoeopathic Medical College,  JamnagarClick Here
G.B. Gariya Homoeopathic Medical College, RajkotClick Here
Sh.H.N.Shukla  Homoeopathic Medical  College,SaurashtraClick Here
Kamdar Homoeopathic Medical College & Research Centre,RajkotClick Here
Lalitaben Ramniklal Shah Homoeopathy Medical College & Hospital, RajkotClick Here
Aarya Veer Homoeopathy Medical College, Gunda, RajkotClick Here
Limbdi Vikas Homoeopathic Medical College & Hopsital, LimbdiClick Here

Document Required For UG Courses

  • Shortlisted candidates must report to the counseling centers with three sets of authenticated copies of relevant documents.
  • Candidates must also submit a printout of their Uttar Pradesh application during the document verification process.
  • Candidates must include a passport-sized photocopy of the Uttar Pradesh application form in the printed copy.
  • NEET/AIAGET Admit Card/ Rank Card
  • SSC or equivalent examinations (for showing the date of birth)
  • Transfer certificate
  • Study certificate(s) from 6th class to intermediate
  • Qualifying Exam Certificate
  • Residence certificate of the candidate or either parent issued by MRO / Tahasildar of Uttar Pradesh for a period of ten -years (Period to be specified with exact month and year) excluding the period of study/employment outside the state.
  • Candidates claiming quota eligibility under Special Categories must provide the required certificate in support of their claim Permanent Caste Certificate.

Documents Required For Medical 

  • Allotment Letter of ACPPGMEC
  • Tuition Fee Receipt showing the paid one term (6 months) fees at Axis Bank
  • All year attempt-wise MBBS / BDS marksheets
  • Internship completion certification 
  • Copy of NEET-PG Marksheet of current academic year
  • Provisional Registration of State Medical / Dental Council OR Medical / Dental Council
  • of India (In case of fresh candidates only who have just completed their
  • internship)/Permanent Registration of State Medical / Dental Council OR Medical /
  • Dental Council of India (In case of old pass out candidates)
  • Document showing Date & Place of Birth & Indian Citizenship (School leaving
  • Certificate/ Transfer Certificate/ Passport/ Birth Certificate)
  • For SEBC, ST and SC Category: Caste certificate issued by Competent Authorities of
  • Gujarat State only
  • For SEBC Category: Non-creamy layer certificate (Parishistha ‘4’ in Gujarati/English) 
  • For EWS (Economically Weaker Sections) Category: EWS certificate issued by Competent Authorities of Gujarat State
  • Copy of Passport – if Citizenship is Dual/ Foreign
  • 1Photocopy of Disability Certificate issued by Competent Authority
  • 12th Marksheet (For candidates who have done MBBS/BDS outside Gujarat)
  • Domicile certificate of Gujarat state: For candidates who have done MBBS outside
  • Gujarat but within India (only if birth place is outside Gujarat)

Documents Required For Dental Courses

  • Final year attempt-wise MBBS / BDS marksheets
  • Copy of NEET-PG Marksheet of current academic year
  • Internship completion certificate 
  • Provisional Registration of State Medical / Dental Council OR Medical / Dental Council of India (In case of fresh candidates only who have just completed the internship)/Permanent Registration of State Medical/ Dental Council OR Medical 
  • Dental Council of India (In case of old pass out candidates)
  • Document showing Date & Place of Birth & Indian Citizenship (School leaving
  • Certificate/ Transfer Certificate/ Passport/ Birth Certificate)
  • For SEBC, ST and SC Category: Caste certificate issued by Competent Authorities of Gujarat State only 
  • For SEBC Category: Non-creamy layer certificate (Parishistha ‘4’ in Gujarati/English) issued by Competent Authorities of Gujarat State only 
  • For EWS (Economically Weaker Sections) Category: EWS certificate issued by
  • Competent Authorities of Gujarat State only
  • For PwD Candidates: Disability Certificate issued by Competent Authority
  • Copy of Passport – if Citizenship is Dual/ Foreign
  • 12th Marksheet (For candidates who have done MBBS/BDS outside Gujarat)
  • Domicile certificate of Gujarat state: For candidates who have done MBBS/BDS outside
  • Gujarat (only if birth place is outside Gujarat)

Documents Required For PG Ayush Courses

  • Allotment Letter of ACPPGMEC
  • Tuition Fee Receipt showing the paid one term (6 months) fees for SFI Colleges / Rs. 20000 (annual fees)
  • for Govt. Colleges at Axis Bank
  • All year BAMS/BHMS marksheets
  • 12 months internship completion certificate
  • Copy of AIA-PGET- Marksheet
  • Document showing place of birth & Date of Birth & Indian Citizenship (School leaving Certificate/
  • Transfer Certificate/ Passport/ Birth Certificate)
  • Provisional / Permanent Registration of Gujarat Board of Ayurvedic & Unani System of Medicine
  • OR Central Council of Indian medicine / Council of Homoeopathic System of Medicine Gujarat
  • State OR Central Council of Homoeopathy (Renewal Registration certificate if previous
  • Registration is expired)
  • For SEBC, ST and SC Category: Caste certificate issued by Competent Authorities of Gujarat State only
  • For SEBC Category: Non-creamy layer certificate (Parishistha ‘4’ in Gujarati/English) issued by Competent Authorities of Gujarat State For EWS (Economically Weaker Sections) Category: EWS certificate issued by Competent Authorities of Gujarat State 
  • Photo Copy of Disability Certificate issued by Competent Authority

Frequently Asked Questions

Q: What is the eligibility criteria for medical, dental, and AYUSH courses at Saurashtra University, Rajkot?

A: The eligibility criteria vary for different courses. Generally, candidates must have completed the required educational qualifications, such as 10+2 or an equivalent examination, with specific subjects and minimum marks as specified by the university. Additionally, candidates may need to qualify in entrance examinations, if applicable.

Q: How can I apply for admission to medical, dental, or AYUSH courses at Saurashtra University?

A: The application process usually begins with online registration. Candidates need to fill out the application form, upload necessary documents, and pay the prescribed application fee. The specific details and instructions will be provided in the official notification or on the university’s website.

Q: Does Saurashtra University conduct entrance examinations for medical, dental, and AYUSH courses?

A: Yes, Saurashtra University may conduct entrance examinations for some courses. Candidates are advised to check the official website or admission brochure for information regarding the entrance examination, including its schedule, syllabus, and exam pattern.

Q: How are seats allotted for medical, dental, and AYUSH courses at Saurashtra University?

A: Seat allotment is generally done based on the candidate’s rank, category, and choices filled during the counseling process. The university conducts the seat allotment process and publishes the results on the official website. Candidates need to check the allotment status and follow the instructions for reporting to the allotted college.

Q: Can I apply for counseling if I have not qualified in the entrance examination?

A: The eligibility for counseling may vary depending on the specific course and the university’s guidelines. In some cases, qualifying in the entrance examination may be mandatory for participation in the counseling process. It is advisable to refer to the official notification or admission brochure for the specific eligibility criteria.

Q: Are there any career counseling or placement services available for medical, dental, and AYUSH students at Saurashtra University?

A: Saurashtra University may offer career counseling and placement services for its students. The university may organize career guidance sessions, workshops, and invite recruiters for campus placements. Students can seek guidance from the university’s career counseling cell or placement cell for information on career opportunities, job placements, internships, and related support.

Q: Does Saurashtra University provide hostel facilities for students?

A: Yes, Saurashtra University generally provides hostel facilities for students. Hostel accommodations may be available on-campus or in nearby locations. The university usually has separate hostels for male and female students. Candidates can contact the university’s hostel office or visit the official website for detailed information on hostel facilities, fees, and the application process.

Q: Can I pursue postgraduate courses at Saurashtra University after completing my undergraduate medical, dental, or AYUSH degree?

A: Yes, Saurashtra University offers various postgraduate courses in medical, dental, and AYUSH disciplines. Students who have completed their undergraduate degrees from recognized institutions are generally eligible to apply for postgraduate courses at Saurashtra University. The specific eligibility criteria, application process, and entrance examinations (if applicable) can be obtained from the university’s official sources.

Q: What is the duration of medical, dental, and AYUSH courses at Saurashtra University?

A: The duration of the courses may vary depending on the specific discipline. Generally, undergraduate medical (MBBS) and dental (BDS) courses have a duration of five years, including a one-year internship. AYUSH courses such as Bachelor of Ayurvedic Medicine and Surgery (BAMS), Bachelor of Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery (BHMS), and Bachelor of Naturopathy and Yogic Sciences (BNYS) usually have a duration of four and a half years, followed by a one-year internship.

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