Established in 1979, Bhavnagar University is located in Bhavnagar
. This university is an oldest seat of learning in the Saurashtra
region of Gujarat
It is a member of Universities of the commonwealth countries and has been covered under the development programs of the UGC. It possesses 17 PG departments, 10 postgraduate centers, four constituent colleges, 23 affiliated colleges, 5 recognized approved institutes and 19 self-finance P G diploma courses under nine faculties.