Recognition and Accreditation

Ahmedabad University (AU) was established in July 2009. It is founded by Ahmedabad Education Society (AES), a Society established in 1935, which is one of the most reputed education societies in Western India. It is a private, non-profit University established under Section 3(1) of the Gujarat Private Universities Act, 2009.
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University Grants Commission, in its letter dated 28th July 2010 F.No. 8-13/2010(CPP-I/PU), has notified that Ahmedabad University, Navrangpura (Gujarat) has been established by an Act (No. 8 of 2009) of State Legislature of Gujarat as a State Private University, and is empowered to award degrees as specified by the UGC under section 22 of the UGC Act 1956.
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The University is included in the list of Universities under Section 2(f) of UGC Act, 1956.
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Department of Scientific and Industrial Research (DSIR), Ministry of Science and Technology, The Government of India has registered Ahmedabad University as a Research Institute under its Research Programmes.
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The current list on UGC’s website includes the name of Ahmedabad University under Section 2(f) and Section 3 of UGC Act.
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Letter from the Principal Secretary, Government of Gujarat.
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The Government of India, Ministry of Home Affairs has Registered Ahmedabad University under Foreign Contribution (Regulation) Act, 2010.
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Ahmedabad University has been registered with the Association of Indian Universities.
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Ahmedabad University has applied for accreditation to National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC).NAAC is an autonomous institution set up by the University Grants Commission (UGC) for accreditation and grading of Indian Universities, colleges and programmes.

Anti-Ragging Policy

The university has strictly prohibited ragging, and will take any required actions to prevent and deter the recurrence of such incidences. Ragging of, and among students of any form, at any place is prohibited and will not be tolerated. To learn more, please read the Anti-Ragging Policy. Any student of Ahmedabad University found indulging and / or abetting any form of ragging shall face strict disciplinary action, including the possible debarring of such students from taking admissions in any institutions of higher learning in the country.

For concerns or complaints regarding ragging, please email

Anti-Ragging Committee 2019-20

Ahmedabad University has constituted an Anti-ragging Committee for the academic year 2019-20. This has been constituted in pursuance of directions and guidelines issued by Honorable Supreme Court and the University Grants Commission to prohibit, prevent and eliminate the scourge of ragging.

The university has appointed the following members to this Anti-ragging Committee. The task of this committee is to provide for the effective enforcement of the Anti-ragging Regulations by:

  • prohibiting it,
  • preventing its occurrence and
  • punishing those who indulge in ragging at Ahmedabad University.
S. No. Member Names Role Contact Details
1 Mr B M Shah,
Head of the Institution
2 Dr Vinay S Purnani Civil Administration
Joint Director (I/C), Block#2,
2nd Floor, Dr. Jivraj Mehta Bhavan,
Commisionerate of Technical
Education, Gandhinagar
3 Shri P B Desai Police Inspector,
Navrangpura Police Station
4 Shri Hemant Patel Police Inspector,
University Police Station
5 Mr Ajay Umat Navgujarat Samay
81 Riviera Exotica, Nr. Mansi Circle,
Ahmedabad – 380 015
6 Shri Neeraj Lal NGO, Youth activities,
Sharda Trust
7 Professor Snigdha Khuntia Faculty, Engineering
8 Professor Chirag Trivedi Faculty, Management
9 Ms Hetal Halari Parent of student Abhi Halari,
BBA 2nd year, Management
10 Mr Samkit Shah Parent of student Rutanshi Shah,
BCom 3rd year, Management
11 Furqaan Ahmed Jafri Student of 3rd year BBA, Management
12 Priyal Sanghvi Student of 3rd year BCom, Management
13 Akash Deb Student of 2nd year Integrated MS
14 Kesha Bagadia Student of 2nd year
BTech-ICT, Engineering

Grievance Redressal

We care about the well-being of our students and employees, and believe in giving proper attention to any grievances. Students may voice their grievances by filling out the following form (Grievance Redressal Form), and submitting it to the Dean of the concerned Centre/School. The employees may register their grievance by filling out the following form (Grievance Redressal Form) and submitting it to the Registrar.

Prevention of Sexual Harassment

Ahmedabad University has a zero-tolerance policy against sexual harassment, which is widely condemned as a form of human rights violation, an infringement on life and liberty and a grave form of gender-based discrimination. Sexual harassment of any level is a punishable offence.

As per the provisions of the Sexual Harassment of Women at Workplace (Prevention, Prohibition and Redressal) Act, 2013, an Internal Complaints Committee has been constituted who can be contacted for any complaints.

View Government of India's Handbook on Sexual Harassment

Internal Complaints Committee 2019-20

Ahmedabad University has zero tolerance policy against sexual harassment defined as any unwelcome sexually determined behavior. An act of sexual harassment is a punishable offence. As per the provisions of the Sexual Harassment of Women at Workplace (Prevention, Prohibition and Redressal) Act, 2013, an Internal Complaints Committee has been constituted for the academic year 2019-20. In case of any complaints, contact any of the following:

S. No. Member Names Role Contact Details
1 Ms Kalpana Pareek
Asst. Dean of Students
2 Ms Gowri Raju Head – Internal Communication
3 Professor Jeemol Unni Faculty, Management
4 Professor Vaibhav Shah Faculty (Male), Learning Futures
5 Ms Juhi Bansal Associate Director, Learning Futures
6 Dr Riddhi Shukla
(External Member)
Medical Practitioner
Arogyam Speciality Hospital,
Near Navrang School, Darpan Six
Road, Ahmedabad – 14
7 Ms Malti Mehta
(NGO Member)
Associated with SEWA,
Network of Women in India,
Media Women's Forum, AMA,
Vishwa Gujarati Samaj,
Bhartiya Jain Sangathan
3, Utkarsh Society,
Near Bhuderpura, Ahmedabad – 15
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