Research and experimental development is formal work undertaken systematically to increase the stock of knowledge & its use to devise new applications. According to Google dictionary, research is “Diligent inquiry or examination to seek or revise facts, principles, theories, applications, etcetera; laborious or continued search after truth”.  Scientific research is a widely used criterion for judging the standing of an academic institution. Consultancy, as per the Oxford Dictionary, is “A professional practice that gives expert advice within a particular field”. Extension activities of an institution provide a link between it and the community. The objectives of extension programs are to disseminate the research and teaching of institution’s academic departments to the broader community.

There are 4 recognized Departments offering Doctoral Degree Programmes of various universities. They are;

  1. Department of Electronics and Communication recognized by C.U. Shah University, Surendranagar.
  2. Department of Mechanical Engineering recognized by Gujarat Technological University and Bhavnagar University.
  3. Department of Management recognized by Saurashtra University, Rajkot, Gujarat Technological University, Ahmedabad and R. K. University, Rajkot
  4. Department of English recognized by Rai University Ahmedabad and Sardar Patel University Vidyanagar
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