Krantiguru Shyamji Krishna Verma Kachchh University or KSKV University is a regional university established to promote higher education in the region of Kachchh in Gujarat. The university, which began with 10 colleges in 2004, has more than 15000 students receiving higher education in the faculties of Arts, Commerce, Science, Education, Law, and Technology. The university is named after Shyamji Krishna Verma of Mandvi, the great freedom fighter.
Krantiguru Shyamji Krishna Verma Kachchh University is gradually expanding its scope. Departments of Gujarati, Sanskrit and English conduct postgraduate and doctorate courses. Professional job-oriented courses on subjects like Commerce, Journalism and Management are also conducted. Course on Earth and Environmental Sciences have steadily grown in popularity. The university also conducts courses in Law, Economics, Education, and Chemistry.
Separate hostels for boys and girls have been built in the university campus. Central library of the university has large number of books to support the students. A Computer Centre with internet access is also available for the students. Training and Placement Cell assists the students post their education. Students of the university are encouraged to participate in sports and culture activities.
Krantiguru Shyamji Krishna Verma Kachchh University was established by an Act published in the Govt. Gazette in March 2003. On 22nd June 2004, all the ten colleges of Kachchh district previously affiliated to the Gujarat University were affiliated to the Kachchh University. The University was recognized by the UGC on 3rd February 2004, under section UGC 2(f).
- Faculties of Arts
- Faculties of Commerce
- Faculties of Science
- Faculties of Education
- Faculties of Law
- Faculties of Engineering
- Faculties of Pharmacy