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Gujarat Vidyapith Distance Education


Gujarat Vidyapith was founded by Mahatma Gandhi on October 18, 1920 to release the Indian youths from the shackles of British colonial rule.The University is committed to promote Gandhiji’s Philosophy of values of truth and non-violence and seeks to inculcate a sense of commitment in its students for the reconstruction of the country in accordance with his ideals.

The Government of India declared the Vidyapith as a deemed university in 1963 and today, it is one of the national universities seeking to promote Gandhiji’s ideals of service-oriented education. The main campus Spread over 21 acres of land of Gujarat Vidyapith is located on the Ashram Road, Ahmedabad.

The Peace Research Centre of Gujarat Vidyapith conducts distance education programs. Presently, it conducts courses in Gandhian Philosophy and Peace Research leading to M.A., M.Phil and Ph.D. The Centre conducts various workshops and seminars on Economics, Political Science, Education, Sociology and Journalism with respect to Gandhian thoughts.

Courses offered:

They provide certificate courses in Music, Arts and Craft. Diploma courses include Yoga, Computer Applications, Hardware and Network Technology etc. They offer graduate and post graduate studies in education, science, arts and computer applications. Apart from this they also give M.Phil in Journalism, Jainism, Economics, Adult education and many more areas.


The admissions are online as well as offline. The applications are available online which are to be downloaded then duly filled and are to be produced with documents and a fees (Through cash or DD) specified in the administration office of the university.

Contact Info:

Nr. Income Tax Office, Ashram Road,
Ahmedabad – 380 014
Gujarat State, India.
Phone: 079-27541148, 079-27540746, 079-40016200
Fax: 079-27542547

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