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School of Psycology, Philosophy & Education Gujarat University

Navarangpura, Ahmedabad, Ahmedabad - 380009

 

Affiliated to NCTE, UGC, NAAC

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The Department of Philosophy was established in the Gujarat University Campus in 1969 with a single lecturer and developed into a full fledge department, with one Professor, two readers and one Lecturer. This department offers M.A., M.Phil. and Ph.D. courses. Twenty five to thirty students study in the department every year.The department of Philosophy has the privilege of having nationally and internationally known scholars as its Professors and Heads. Professor J.A.Yajnik, who was joined this department in the year 1971, as a Professor, is a nationally known scholar of Philosophy, who was selected as the President of Indian Philosophical Congress, held in Bhuvaneshwar in 1995. He was a member of several committees of U.G.C. and I.C.P.R. He has authored several books and written research paper in English and in Gujarati. Professor J. J. Shukla, who was a Reader, has contributed more than six books in the field of Philosophy. He was also Secretary of Darshan Parishad for several years.Professor Dr. Yajneshwar S. Shastri, Professor and Head, Department of Philosophy at present and who is also the Director of School of Psychology, Education and Philosophy is internationally known Indologist. He has contributed 10 books and more than 70 research papers in the field of Philosophy and Religion. He was Director of International Conference on World Peace held between 29 December, 2003- 2 January, 2004 in Ahmedabad. Delegates from 23 countries from all over the World participated. Dr. Shastri was selected as Sectional President of ‘Religion’ of World Philospher’s meet, organized by the Indian Philosophical Congress, Delhi, 2000-2001. He was also selected as the key speaker by the Indian Philosophical Congress in 1998 to deliver lecture on Vedanta under the auspices of PratapSeth Vedanta Lectures. Dr. Shastri was invited by the different American Universities to teach Indian Philosophy and religions, as the distinguished Indian scholar under the International Scholar Program. He was also invited by the University of California(UCLA), Los Angeles and Cleveland State University (CSU) Ohio, to deliver several lectures on Indian Philosophy in 1998 and I 1995 respectively. Dr. Shastri was one of the panel members of UGC under 9th and 10th Five year Plan. He was selected as the Chairperson in more than 5 International conferences, such as, 1) International Congress of Asian and North African Studies, Toronto University ,Canada 1991; 2) World Philosopher’s Meet held at MIT , Pune,1997;3)World philosophy congress held at Delhi, 2000-2001. He was the only foreign scholar, who was selected as the Chairperson in the First International conference of Philosophy, held in Kuwait University from 4-7 November,2001.He chaired different sessions in 8 national seminars and conferences. He is selected as chief Editor of Isavasyopanisad with 43 Sanskrit commentaries, a research project , taken by the Department of Asian Studies, Loyola Marymount University, Los Angeles, CA, USA. Recently, he was selected as the President, World Peace Foundation, established during the International Conference on World Peace held in Ahmedabad.Dr. Shastri has already successfully guided 8 Ph.D. students and other 7 students are working under him from their Doctoral dissertation

Founded in1969
Timing10:30 AM to 06:00 PM
Working DaysMon-Sat

 

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M.Ed. 25 seats
Degree
1 Year

Course Eligibility

The Candidate Should be Passed B.Ed from any Recognized University.

M.Phil. 10 seats
Degree
2 Years

Course Eligibility

The Candidate Should be Passed M.Ed or Equivalent from any Recognized University.

Degree
2 Years
1390

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Candidate with Bachelor's degree or equivalent in the relevant field from any recognized University.

Degree
1 Year
2490

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The Candidate Should be Passed M. A with 55% from any Recognized University.

Degree
2 Years

Course Eligibility

Candidate with Bachelor's degree or equivalent in the relevant field from any recognized University.

M.Phil. 24 seats
Degree
1 Year

Course Eligibility

Candidate with Master's degree or equivalent in the relevant field from any recognized University.

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The Candidate Should be Passed M. A from any Recognized University.

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