Dr. Devanshu Patel


Dr. Devanshu Patel, a dynamic visionary President of Parul University, whose unflinching commitment towards education has made an impact not only in Gujarat but in all the diversified States of India, and going beyond national boarders. Upon completing his Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery and Doctor of Medicine (Pharmacology) from Maharaja Sayajirao University of Baroda, Dr. Devanshu Patel went on to invest his efforts towards promoting eduction, and establishing state-of-the-art educational institutions offering technical, business, social and medical courses in the State of Gujarat. His firefights and faith in youth empowerment allowed him to see that there was no dearth of talented individuals in Gujarat ,he always believed that such talented individuals, if given the of quality education and skill building programmes, could be transformed into dynamic leaders and thinkers of the 21st century.
His adherence towards research for the development of the academia has made him invest invest his efforts in the organising, chairing and participation of conferences on a state, national and global scale. With his vision towards internationalisation and globalisation, Dr. Devanshu Patel has raised the Parul University flag on global heights. He has been instrumental towards the creation and establishment of MOUs with leading higher educational institutions across Europe, Asia, North and South America and Africa. He believes that the world today is more in need of job creators and not job givers. Hence, he brought together a team of mentors under Entrepreneurship Development Cell of the University who have been creating an atmosphere of business innovation on the University campus through a series of flagship events dedicated to start ups. He believes that research development, is major drive behind any form of academic progression, and this beliefs been manifested into a living reality through his continuous support for intramural and extramural research g

Dr. Parul Patel

Vice President (Student Affairs & General Administration) and Chair Admissions Committee

Dr. Parul Patel is a resilient administrator, Managing trustee and Vice President (Student Affairs & General Administration) and Chair Admissions Committee of Parul University whose tenderheartedness has allowed her to maintain close relations with the students while guiding them through their academic journey. She is the distinctive personality after which the trust & the University is named. Dr. Parul Patel holds M.D. in Organon from the Hemchandracharya North Gujarat University, Patan and has served as Professor in Rajkot Homoeopathic Medical College for 8 years. Currently, she is the Chairperson, Admissions Committee of the University and Member, Governing Body of the University. She is also a Member of Central Council of Homoeopathy (CCH), the Governing Body of homeopathic education and practice in India. Dr. Parul Patel personally guides over 8000 students each year for the admission process with compliance to the rules & regulations of Regulatory. She has worked rigorously on awareness campaigns through which over 15,000 students are enlightened regarding the admission process in Engineering, Paramedical, Management, other professional & non-professional courses across the state of Gujarat. Dr. Parul Patel also takes regular classes & viva-voce of students pursuing BHMS & MD at Parul University making them practice ready with her experience. Beyond her administrative role, she goes on to look after the overall welfare of the students along with ensuring their well-being, during their academic journey.

Dr. Geetika Patel

Vice President (Quality, Research & Health Sciences) and Medical Director

Dr Geetika Madan Patel, is a dedicated educationalist, a highly passionate doctor and an entrepreneur whose selfless and social centric nature has allowed her to make groundbreaking contributions to the scope of education, healthcare, and to the overall welfare of the society. Her commitment towards nurturing the young minds of India, has been made evident by her role and contributions as the Vice- President (Quality, Research & Health Sciences) at Parul University and Medical Director at Parul Sevashram Hospital. Before joining the fields of Academic and Medical administration, Dr. Geetika Patel completed her MBBS and MD in Community Medicine with a Gold Medal from the illustrious Maharaja Sayajirao University of Baroda. Her passion for medicine and her desire to push forward the global agenda for Universal healthcare in India, has allowed her to play a pivotal role in the establishment of numerous medical institutions & hospitals under Parul University. Her countless efforts have also been instrumental in expanding the health care campaigns of the Parul Arogya Seva Mandal Trust, beyond the boundaries of Gujarat State to the various States across the country. She is closely involved in the core administration of University academics and her efforts are always directed towards innovating and enhancing the teaching learning across various programs in the University. She holds a strong belief in the power of research for development, as a major drive behind any form of academic progression, and this belief has been manifested into a living reality, through an endless number of intramural and extramural research projects which have been conducted by the students and faculties of the University, along with an ever increasing number of grants and fellowships. Amongst her various roles in the University’s administration, she also closely supervises the Research & Development center at the University. With a deep interest in quality centric initiative

Dr. Komal Patel

Vice President (Medical & Paramedical Health Sciences) & Medical Director

Dr.Komal Patel serves as Member of the Governing Body in the University and the University’s Medical Director and Vice President (Medical & Paramedical Health Sciences. She oversees smooth functioning of the University’s Ayurveda Hospital along with the Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology in Parul Sevashram Hospital and she is actively involved in establishing and developing surgical departments within the Hospital. She completed her Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery from a renowned Pramukhswami Medical College, Karamsad and she had been the recipient of Gold Medal for her exceptional performance in MBBS. She has also completed her post graduate studies in Gynecology and Obstetrics. She had worked as a Gynaecologist and Obstetrician in Parul Maternity Home in Baroda prior to joining Parul University. Under her dynamic leadership, hospitals attached to constituent institutes of Parul University viz., Parul Institute of Ayurved, Parul Institute of Homoeopathy and Research, Ahmedabad Homoeopathic Medical College and Parul Institute of Ayurved and Research have been accredited by National Accreditation Board for Hospitals and Healthcare (NABH). Parul University is the first educational campus in the State of Gujarat whose attached hospitals have earned this distinction. Dr.Komal Patel had a pivotal role to play in establishing state-of-the-art infrastructure and ensuring quality treatment to the patients in these hospitals thus, enabling them setting higher benchmarks in healthcare institutions and attaining NABH Accreditation. She firmly believes academics alone cannot prepare graduates of medical and paramedical filed unless their studies are adequately compensated by research and practical exposure. She was instrumental in signing of MOUs between Ahmedabad Homoeopathic Medical College, Jawaharlal Nehru Homoeopathic Medical College and Central Council fo

Dr. Amit Ganatra

Vice Chancellor (Provost)

Dr. Amit Ganatra has been serving as the Provost of Parul University, Vadodara since August, 2022. Prior to that, he has served as the Dean, Faculty of Technology-CHARUSAT, Gujarat, he has held various academic positions, working as a Professor in Computer Engineering Department, Head, Computer Engineering Department at CSPIT, CHARUSAT, Principal of Devang Patel Institute of Advanced Technology & Research. He has been a member of Board of Studies (BOS), Faculty Board, Academic Council, Research Council and Governing Body for CHARUSAT and member of BOS for CHARUSAT, Gujarat Technological University (GTU), KSV, RRU, NIELIT, Dr. Bhimrao Ambedkar Open University (BAOU), C.U. Shah University, BVM Autonomous Engineering College, Uka Tarsadia University among others. He was the founder head of CE and IT departments of CITC (now CSPIT).

His areas of interest include Database Technologies, Data Warehousing and Data Mining, Data Analytics, Data Science and Big Data Analytics, Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning and Deep Learning, Soft Computing, Object Oriented Concepts, Cloud Computing, System Software, IoT and Software Engineering. He is an active member of IEEE (Sr. Member), ACM and CSI Professional Society Chapters. He has 24+ years of teaching experience at UG level and concurrently 20+ years of teaching and research experience at the PG level. He is having good interests in teaching, research and administration. In addition, he has been involved in various research and consultancy projects for various funding agencies and industries.

Detailed Profile

Prof. Manish Pandya


Prof. Manish Pandya is a passion driven academician whose career and depth of technical expertise has inspired his far reaching passion for innovation in education. With his career spanning for over 19 years in the industry and in higher education, Prof. Pandya has worked in numerous professional and academic capacities which have all been collectively contributing to the development of the youth of Gujarat and the future innovators of India. He is current sitting as the Registrar of Parul University and has been actively working towards shaping the regulatory standards and compliance measures as an officer of the University. He holds a Bachelors of Engineering in Electrical Engineering, Masters of Engineering in Industrial Electronics from the Maharaja Sayajirao University and is pursuing his Ph.D in a similar discipline from Gujarat Technology University. He holds a passion and zeal for contributing to the academic knowledge bank through his numerous research exploits. He has shaped and developed his expertise and interests in the areas of industrial electronics and drives, power electronics, programmable logic controllers, electrical machines and wind energy conversion. He also worked on numerous industry consultancy projects which have generated a revenue of upto 20 lacs. In these fields, he has managed to enhance the scope of academics and has made significant developments which have brought solutions through newfound knowledge and imparting knowledge to the future generation. He holds under his name 20 research papers in notable journals and publications presented on national and international platforms. Further contributing to the scope of academics, he is also a published author whose texts on Industrial Electronics have contributed to the scope of engineering. With the same drive for research and innovation, Prof. Manish Pandya has been a facilitator of numer

Dr Pawan Dwivedi

Deputy Registrar

Dr Pawan Dwivedi have travelled and addressed Youth & Professionals in all States and UTs of Bharatwarsh.
Dr. Pawan Dwivedi currently serves as a Professor at Parul University, where he is not only a dedicated educator but also an esteemed Interfaith Spiritual Leader, Corporate Trainer, Speaker, Career Facilitator, Self-help Guru, and Educationist.
With an impressive 24-year tenure in the realm of teaching, learning, and administration, Dr. Dwivedi has significantly contributed to the academic landscape. His expertise and insights have transcended borders, as he has had the privilege of addressing audiences of over 70+ countries, including Canada, Poland, Germany, New Zealand, the United States, Africa, and more.
His impact extends beyond the classroom, as he has conducted extensive training programs for thousands of educators, principals, and professionals, both domestically and abroad. His areas of expertise encompass Nation Building, Team Building, Design Thinking, Work Ethics, Respecting Stakeholders, IQ, EQ, SQ, AQ, Employability skills, and mental health, making him a beacon of guidance and support.
He has additionally received recognition and awards from the Govt of India, Govt of Gujarat and various national and international organizations, cementing his status as a distinguished figure in the fields of Business, education, spirituality, and personal development.