We strongly believe in equipping our students to not only make a better life for themselves, but also make the world a better place to live. For that, the focus is on holistic education which includes theory sessions, practical knowledge, industry exposure, ethics communication, social activities, sports and cultural events.
Some of the key features of the DDU approach
  • Best-in-class curriculum and teaching approach
A. Focus on imparting practical lessons to students
B. Teaching through live cases and projects
C. Special training to enhance presentation skills of students
D. Competence building programmes based on the learning ability of the students
E. Inculcating professionalism among students
F. Special management programmes for executives
  • Different courses as per industry needs are offered by the departments
  • Qualified faculty from renowned institutes
  • Effective and efficient governance of the departments, keeping the needs of students at the centre of administration
  • Infrastructure support which includes a full-fledged campus, labs, library etc.
  • Exposure provided to students including industry-academia interaction, internship and research projects
  • Personal mentoring for students
  • Establishment of world-class centres of learning
  • Placement cell and alumni support for better career opportunities
  The transformation that a student undergoes is directly proportional to the quality of a university.  
Exposure provided to students including industry-academia interaction, internship and research projects.
To become a multi-disciplined and learner-oriented university. To closely associate with and responsive to the industry. To create supportive and caring environment for staff and students. To improve R&D activities in areas of national priority.
The University shall undertake programmes and projects for development of human resources, both through formal and non-formal delivery systems, in areas of professional pursuits in all walks of human endeavours, with accent on relevance, value addition, societal needs and futuristic pilot projects.
Quality Policy
The University is for individuals who wish to advance in the workplace, and emerge as competent professionals and noble citizens. The University meets these needs by delivering applied and professional programmes, primarily at the graduate and higher level, that anticipate and respond to the changing world and global economy. We are committed to the highest level of quality, teaching excellence and applied research that pursues solutions to real world problems.
DDU Achievements – At A Glance
In 2012, we became the first university from Gujarat to get permission to offer a course in Nanotechnology
The Faculty of Technology has been recognised as the Anchor Institute for the Chemical and Petrochemical Sector by Industries Commission of Gujarat State
We established the Shah-Schulman Centre for Surface Science and Nanotechnology with Prof. D. O. Shah as its founding director. The centre has been sanctioned by the Department of Industries and Mines, Government of Gujarat, and has industries like Asian Paints Ltd. and Sun Pharmaceuticals Ltd. as its industrial founding members
We have alliances with industries such as Reliance Industries for R&D, KHS Germany for training students abroad and Infosys for students training under the campus network
We have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the University of Iowa, USA, for the five-year integrated BE+MS programme
We have signed an MoU with Bosch-Rexroth for setting up special labs and providing training opportunities for students in fields of Mechanical Engineering, Electronics and Communications Engineering, and Instrumentation and Control Engineering
In 2013, we were mentioned in the Guinness Book of World Records for signing up 4,135 organ donors within a span of 8 hours
Felicitated as one of ‘Asia’s 100 Best and Fastest Growing Educational Institutes 2014-15’ by the WCRC Leaders Asian Education Excellence Summit & Awards
In 2013, we became the first non-European university to be adjudged as the best regional university by the 'Oxford Summit of Leaders', a reputed UK-based public organisation that propagates communication and exchange of ideas
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