Darshan University Rajkot was originally established as Darshan Institute of Engineering and Technology in 2009, by Shri G.N Patel Education and Charitable Trust. It was transformed into the Darshan University in 2021 through an Act by the Government of Gujarat under Gujarat State Private Universities (Amendment) Act, 2021 (Act no. 15). All its courses are approved by AICTE.
Darshan University Rajkot Courses include diploma, undergraduate, postgraduate, and doctoral programs in engineering, management, and science. Diploma courses are offered in Civil engineering, Mechanical engineering, Electrical engineering, and Computer engineering. UG courses include B.Tech in Civil engineering, Mechanical engineering, Electrical engineering, Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning, Cyber Security and Digital forensic, and Computer engineering, BCA, BBA, B.Com, and B.Sc in IT and Microbiology.
The PG courses include M.Tech in Software engineering, Structural engineering, Transportation engineering, Thermal engineering, MBA, MCA, and M.Sc in IT and Microbiology. There are 5 separate institutes viz. School of Engineering, School of Management, School of Science, School of Diploma Engineering, and School of Computer Science.
Darshan University Rajkot Campus is spread across 21 acres of land and is wi-fi enabled, and has 7 academic buildings in a 3 lakh sq. ft area. The campus has a cafeteria, laboratories, a well-stocked library, and sports facilities. There are separate hostels for boys and girls with fully-furnished AC and Non AC rooms. There is a transportation service too.
Darshan University Rajkot Placement cell is well networked with more than 100 universities. It has a placement record of more than 90% every year. Project-based learning is encouraged to ensure that the students get practical knowledge. The top recruiters in the recent years are Infosys, Tata, Ola electric, Apollo, Cognizant, Reliance, ABC, Welspun, Jacobs, Ultracab, Digjam, Suzlon, Apar, Jyoti, Hindustan Unilever Limited, L&T, Adani, Zydus, Nirma, Aarti industries limited, Indian Oil, D-mart, Atul, GNFC, etc.