Gujarat Vidyapith, founded by Mahatma Gandhi
in 1920, is a Deemed University located in Ahmedabad
It was started as Rashtriya Vidyapith (National Institute of University Education) during the non-cooperation movement. The Institute imparts higher education with an integrated system of education teaching upto the Doctorate level. The main objective is to prepare workers of character, ability, culture and dedication for the conduct of movements connected with the regeneration of country in accordance with the ideals given by Mahatma Gandhi.
Its six constituent institutions offer degrees in graduate, postgraduate and doctoral levels.