Life at Shrimad Rajchandra Vidyapeeth

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Life at SRV is dynamic, engaging, and filled with opportunities for students to discover more about the world and themselves. Right from the start of the first year to the end of the course, students are continuously engaged in activities that shape them to be more confident, well-informed and rooted in their values.

Holistic Learning

At Shrimad Rajchandra Vidyapeeth, we strive to foster a culture of holistic learning to ensure that students not only grow academically but also develop their personalities and values. Different opportunities like seminars, workshops, and guest lectures help enrich learning for students. Value-based learning and special life skill sessions help cultivate important 21st-century skills and competencies among students.

Learning Opportunities

Academic excellence and curiosity form the foundation for the all-round development of students. Innovative pedagogy is adopted to spark student’s curiosity and build their understanding. In addition to a solid theoretical understanding of the Sciences, students are also exposed to the practical applications of these concepts, as well as the real-world developments related to their fields of study.

Students are propelled towards academic curiosity and learning beyond their textbooks through:

Seminars and Workshops

Attending state and national-level seminars and competitions gives students an opportunity to expand their horizons and develop confidence in presenting their work to a larger audience.
Students have participated and won awards at various competitions organised by the Gujarat State Biotechnology Mission (GSBTM) and the Undergraduate Association of Microbiology (UGAM).

Guest Lectures

Experts from various fields are invited to facilitate a deeper understanding of the subjects being taught. These lectures are instrumental in helping students see real-world connections and applications of the content they learn. Several guest lectures, both academic and non-academic are regularly conducted at the college.

Bridge Course

It is important for students to have a thorough understanding of the topics previously taught at school so that higher order concepts can be grasped effectively. The unique bridge course at Shrimad Rajchandra Vidyapeeth is designed to ensure that students stepping into the college have clarity in their fundamental concepts. They are taken through a series of sessions in their first few weeks of studying every subject.

Value-Based Learning

Academic excellence without values is like a tree without shade. Thus, to ensure that students have a strong foundation of values, they are regularly taken through interactive classes and workshops to inculcate values such as integrity, empathy, leadership, responsibility, goal-setting, passion and honesty.

Additionally, they are given opportunities to practice these values in their daily life through sports, group study, assemblies, and other activities.

Life Skills

Life skills ensure that students are prepared to take on the world as competent, efficient, and confident individuals. To ensure the same for students of Shrimad Rajchandra Vidyapeeth, the college works in association with a leading professional skills training partner (Maa Foundation) to create year-wise skill maps for them. Through a series of sessions and guided activities, students are imparted skills such as:

  • Planning
  • Defining your purpose
  • Decision making
  • Time management
  • Financial literacy

Career Support

Higher education has an important role in preparing students for the world of work. Special programs are designed to help build important employability skills in students and expose them to the world of work through industrial visits and internships.

Employability Skills Training

Shrimad Rajchandra Vidyapeeth is committed to ensure that students are successful in gaining employment in their fields of interest upon graduation. The college provides various career-related support, tailored to match each student’s individual goals. Support is extended to students at every step of their career journey, through:

  • Sessions on ‘Taking Job Interviews’
  • Mock interviews
  • Career counselling for parents and students
  • Sessions on competitive exams and jobs in the Indian government
  • Soft skills sessions

Industrial Visits

Special trips and exposure visits are organized to local industries to acquaint students to understand work culture and orient them to nature of opportunities available for them. Vapi and Valsad have a large number of industries and students frequently visit large plants and corporates.

Students have visited corporates like Vapi Green Enviro Limited (VGEL) and Common Effluent Treatment Plant (CETP). They have also visited the Centre of Excellence (COE), Vapi. Students are required to prepare visit reports to deliberate and share their learnings from these visits.

Internships & Placement

Students have successfully completed internships at various companies including Swati Spentose Private Limited, Pidilite Industries Limited, Inject Care, Parenteral Private Limited, and Megafine Pharma Limited.

These internships are extremely rigorous, and many students share that the experience is very enriching and eye-opening for them!

Moreover, Shrimad Rajchandra Vidyapeeth is the only college in the region to have a dedicated Placement Cell which plays a crucial role of identifying job opportunities for students in reputable industries based on their interests and preferred locations.

Beyond the Classroom

Apart from curricular and co-curricular growth, it is equally important ensure the physical, emotional, intellectual and social wellbeing of students. This is achieved through various social initiatives, talent and sports competitions, and many other activities.

Social Outreach & NSS

The National Service Scheme (NSS) provides a perfect opportunity for students to work with communities for their betterment. As part of the NSS, students have organised and participated in multiple literacy campaigns, promoted education of the female child, felicitated soldiers of India’s defense forces, and organised campaigns for the Swaccha Bharat Abhiyan.

Cultural Activities and Events

To ensure holistic development of students’ personalities, an array of cultural activities are hosted such as the Saptadhara programme, consisting of seven avenues – knowledge, creative expression, fine arts, theatre, music and dance, exercise and sports, and social service. The college also hosts an Annual Day and regularly celebrates several others events like Guru Purnima, Republic Day, Independence Day, and Teacher’s Day.

Sports and Fitness

The college offers training in various sports such as athletics, volleyball, kabaddi and cricket, and participates in district and state-level tournaments like ‘Khel Mahakumbh’. The annual Sports Day is held for students to compete in indoor games and outdoor games. Additionally, students undergo regular medical check-ups, attend sessions on health and hygiene, and are given awareness on prevalent diseases and how to prevent them.

Yoga and Meditation

Yoga enhances the stability of mind and body. Regular practice of yoga is woven into life at Shrimad Rajchandra Vidyapeeth through weekly yoga sessions. Students also celebrate the “International Yoga Day” on 21st June through prayer, pranayama, meditation, and asana practice.

Student Council and Committees

Students are encouraged to collaborate and imbibe leadership skills by being part of the Student Council and other committees. These groups work to represent the ideas, interests, and concerns of students as well as organise celebrations and community events.


Morning assemblies give students an opportunity to share personal experiences, new research, developments in the field of science, or even social issues amongst their peers. They help in improving student confidence and communication skills, while providing a platform to share views and collaborate.

Student Experiences
  • I have completed my B.Sc, M.Sc (Microbiology), and PGDMLT from Shrimad Rajchandra Vidyapeeth. During these six years, I have experienced a wonderful learning environment in the college. The college has provided me with opportunities to enhance my skills and enrich my knowledge. The institution aims for academic excellence while promoting the overall growth of individuals.

    Saurav Ganvit
    PGDMLT (2022-2023)
  • The relationships between students and the faculty members were very pleasant and friendly. I would like to express my heartfelt gratitude to the faculty, staff, and management of Shrimad Rajchandra Vidyapeeth for their invaluable contribution in shaping me into a better person, both personally and professionally.

    Sahil Shaikh
    PGDMLT (2022-2023)
  • The college is a truly divine place with a conducive educational environment. It has consistently motivated me to give my utmost, showcasing my skills and talents through various competitions. Furthermore, the college organizes educational trips to industries, providing students with exposure to the external environment. Overall, my experience in this college has been exceptionally positive and memorable.

    Vaishnavi Barot
    B.Sc. Microbiology (2020-2023)
  • My journey at Shrimad Rajchandra Vidyapeeth college was simply magical. The lecturers possessed immense knowledge in their respective subjects and conducted interactive and enjoyable classes. The college has blessed me with wonderful friends and cherished memories that I will hold dear for a lifetime.

    Viral Ganvit
    B.Sc. Mathematics (2020-2023)
  • I hold immense respect and affection for all the faculty members within the department. It is through their sincere efforts that I have been able to enhance my professional capabilities for the future. The mentors played a vital role in refining my academic and interpersonal skills.

    Santosh Thorat
    B.Sc. Chemistry (2020-2023)
  • My overall experience at this college has been amazing. The relationship between students and faculty members is very cordial, which greatly contributed to my excellence in my area of interest. The infrastructure is of a very high standard.

    Jinal Birari
    B.Sc. Botany (2020-2023)
  • During my two years at Shrimad Rajchandra Vidyapeeth in Dharampur, I actively participated in numerous activities and programs. The college environment had a profound impact on me, altering my perspective on life and providing me with clarity regarding my future endeavors.

    Rutvik Tandel
    M.Sc. Chemistry (2021-2023)
  • In my five-year journey at Shrimad Rajchandra Vidyapeeth, I have acquired a lot of knowledge and witnessed tremendous personal growth. I must express my gratitude to the Placement Cell for their continuous assistance, which resulted in my placement at Aarti Industries. I am overwhelmed to be a part of this esteemed institute.

    Mahima Mahla
    M.Sc. Chemistry (2021-2023)
  • The natural beauty that envelops our college serves as a valuable asset, creating a splendid environment for learning and personal development. Our college is blessed with an exceptional team of faculty members. Moreover, our college has bestowed upon us a multitude of incredible opportunities and experiences, for which I will forever remain grateful.

    Diva Bhumit
    M.Sc. Microbiology (2021-2023)