Gujarat University is a state university situated at Ahmedabad, Gujarat state, India. It is an affiliating university at the under-graduate level and a teaching one at the postgraduate level. It is accredited B++ by NAAC.HistoryMany leaders like Mahatma Gandhi, Sardar Patel, Anandshankar Dhruv, Sanjaysinh Sisodiya, Gurpreetsingh Dang and Amritlal Hargovinddas recommended formation of the university in the 1920s. It was established after the independence of India. Gujarat University was evolved out of Ahmedabad Education Society, a major educational organisation of Gujarat.Gujarat University was formed under the Gujarat University Act of the State Government in 1949 as a teaching and affiliating university. It was established under the recommendation of a committee headed by Ganesh Vasudev Mavalankar for rearrangement of university education in Bombay state.It is an affiliating university at the under-graduate level and a teaching one at the post-graduate level. More than 200000 students study at university in the courses and faculties. It caters for external as well as enrolled students. Affiliates include 373 colleges, 35 approved institutions and 20 recognised institutions (as of 2009–2010).OrganizationOrganization is based on the Gujarat University Act, 1949.