Dr. Devanshu Patel


President

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

Dr. Amit Ganatra


Vice Chancellor (Provost)

With his strong adherence towards developing the scope of higher education, Dr. Amit P Ganatra is amongst the most season academicians in the scope of technical and higher education. His record of excellence has allowed him to not only establish his mark in academics through developing policies, designing curriculums, and furthering research, but it has also him to go the extra mile to shape the young minds of the youth in the across multiple fields and disciplines of education. Currently serving as the University’s Provost, Dr. Ganatra is a recipient of several prestigious awards and recognitions from reputed bodies in recognition of his overall contributions to the academic fraternity. He holds to his name a Bachelors of Engineering in computer engineering from Gujarat University, along with a Master of Engineering from DDU in computer engineering along with a Ph.D in Kadi Sarva Vishwavidhyalaya in computer engineering. He holds an enriching experience spanning for over 22 years of teaching and 18 years in research and administration. Prior to being the Provost, Dr. Amit P Ganatra, served as a dean of engineering, academic programs coordinator, professor of computer engineering along with other prominent designations in higher education.
Additionally he also holds memberships across multiple academic bodies where he has been instrumental towards shaping the trajectory of technical education and these include board of studies membership to renowned institutions such as BAOU, GTU, KSV among others. Also to note, Dr Ganatra is a member of IEEE, ACM, and CSI professional society chapters. He has also been known for his contributions to the academic knowledge bank through his authorship of 130+ research publications and his supervision of over 100 industry projects, 100+ dissertations, and 12 Ph.D. research scholars. In recognition of his contribution and

Dr. H.S. Vijayakumar


Pro-Vice Chancellor

Dr. H.S. Vijayakumar has 37 years of glittering professional experience during which he has held key positions in teaching and administration at University of Agricultural Sciences, Dharwad.

Dr. H.S. Vijayakumar holds a Ph.D. in Agricultural Economics from Indian Agricultural Research Institute, New Delhi which was awarded to him in 1984. He also holds degree in Law (L.L.B.) from Karnataka University, Dharwad. He has published 23 papers in Referred Journals. In addition to handling Externally Funded Projects, he has guided 3 students at Ph.D. level and 26 students at Master’s Level. Under his able leadership as Vice Chancellor, University of Agricultural Sciences, Dharwad had scaled new heights. His achievements are as follows:

  • Received International Award – American Medal of Honour – 2003 by American Biographical Institute, USA
  • Received Gurukul Jyoti Award for Excellence in Education 2006 at New Delhi in 2007
  • Received Best Project Award from Cornell University in 2006
  • Has been an Expert Member on Agricultural Marketing Policy for Karnataka State Government.

Prof. Manish Pandya


Registrar

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 nu

Dr. Parul Patel


Vice President

Dr. Parul Patel is a resilient administrator, Managing trustee and Vice President 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


Medical Director, Trustee

Dr Geetika Madan Patel, is a dedicated educationalist, a highly passionate doctor, whose selfless and social centric nature has allowed her to make groundbreaking contributions to the scope of 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 sitting Medical Director and Member of Board of Governance at Parul University. 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. As the head of one of the notable multispeciality & superspeciality hospitals in Vadodara, Parul Sevashram Hospital and other medical & paramedical institutions, Dr. Geetika has put together a team of uniquely dedicated and highly motivated doctors and paramedics who have been catering for the overall health needs of the people. Her countless efforts have also been instrumental in expanding the health care campaigns of the Parul Arogra Seva Mandal Trust, beyond the boundaries of Gujarat State to the various States across the country.
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 administ

Dr. Komal Patel


Medical Director, Trustee

Dr.Komal Patel serves as Member of the Governing Body in the University and the University’s Medical Director. 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 for Research in Homoeopathy for collaboration in training and research projects. Her proactive involvement in promoting research activities has also led to many


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