Academic Council

The Academic Council is the body which has a final say on all academic matters in the university. It is headed by the Provost and has all the Deans, all the Principals of the constituent colleges, one Teacher representative from each faculty and six other experts nominated by the President/Provost. All academic matters such as regulations, course structure, course syllabi, the fees to be paid etc…are thoroughly discussed in the Academic Council and recommended to the Board of Management.


Provision Membership Member
4.1 (i) Provost (Chairperson) Dr. M. N. Patel
4.1 (ii) All Deans of the University Dean of the Faculty of


a) Engineering & Technology

b) Architecture

c) Management

d) Pharmacy

e) Ayurveda

f) Homoeopathy

g) Nursing

h) Physiotherapy

i) IT & Computer Application

j) Applied Sciences

k) Social Work

l) Dept. of Paramedical & Health Sciences

m) Library & Information Sciences

n) Fine Arts

o) Medicine

p) Agriculture

q) Design

r) Law

s) Commerce

t) Arts

4.1 (iii) Heads of the Centers involved in Academic and Research Activities Principals of 28 colleges under the University and Dean, Doctoral Studies & Research
4.1 (iv) One teacher from amongst each of the Faculty of the University a) Faculty of Medicine - Dr. Geetika Madan Patel


b) Faculty of Engineering & Technology - Shri. Bhavesh Mewada

c) Faculty of Architecture - Shri. Bhagyajit Raval

d) Faculty of Management - Ms. Amita Garg

e) Faculty of Pharmacy - Shri. Lalit Lata Jha

f) Faculty of Ayurved - Dr. Hemant Toshikhane

g) Faculty of Homoeopathy - Shri. J J Patel

h) Faculty of Nursing - Shri. Nityananda

i) Faculty of Physiotherapy - Ms. Chaitali J Shah

j) Faculty of IT & Comp. Science - Smt. Rucha Patel

k) Faculty of Applied Sciences - Dr. Tarika Kumar

l) Faculty of Social Work - Ms. Neha Gandhi

m) Faculty of Vocational Studies - Ms. Shital Thakkar

n) Faculty of Information & Library Science - Shri. Chirag Patel

o) Faculty of Fine Arts - Smt. Mayuri Dabhi

p) Faculty of Design - Smt. Palak Patel

q) Faculty of Agriculture - Dr. P. C. Patel

r) Faculty of Arts - Shri. Ashish Parmar

s) Faculty of Commerce - Shri. Ishan Sharma

4.1 (v) Three eminent academicians and three eminent professionals from outside the University a) Dr. C.A. Desai – Ex. Dean-Medical Faculty, B. J. Medical college, Gujarat University, Ahmedabad -380016 – Add : B-2 Status Apartment, Opp. Navrangpura telephone exchange, Elisbridge, Ahmedabad-380006


b) Dr. S. N. Gupta – Superintendent & Prof., Head Dept. of Kayacikitsa, J. S. Ayurveda College, Nadiad Ayurveda College, college road, Nadiad

c) Dr. Kiran Joshi – Management – Board of Director at GIPCL, MGVCL, Ex. Prof. of M. S. University. 47-B, Dhanlaxmi Soc. No. 2, Bh. Aryakanya Chatralaya, Karelibaug, Vadodara-18

d) Ar. Shri Yatin Pandya – Proprietor, Footprint EARTH, Ahmedabad, Milan Bunglow, Near Sargam Flats, Near Giriraj Society, Ahemadabad City, Ahmadabad- 380014.

e) Prof.(Dr) Indrajeet Patel – Prof. Structural Engg. – Dept. of Applied mechanics, B.V.M. Engineering College, V.V. Nagar, Anand.

f) Dr. M. N. Patel – Provost, Parul University

4.1 (vi) One Member of Governing Body Dr. Parul Patel – Chair Person, Admission Committee
4.1 (vii) One Member from the Board of Management Dr. Devanshu J. Patel – President
4.1 (viii) Two advisors to Parul University a) Dr. Mahesh B. Patel , Prof. of Pathology, Dept. of Pathology, and Dean-Medical Faculty, B. J. Medical college, Gujarat University, Ahmedabad -380016


b) Dr. Sandeep Shah – Prof. & Head, Dept of Psychiatry, GMERS, Medical College, Gotri Road, Vadodara - 390021

4.2 Registrar shall be Member – Secretary Dr. H. S. Vijayakumar