Shri U. P. Arts, Smt. M. G. Panchal Science & Shri V. L. Shah Commerce College, Pilvai

Our institution, established in 1960, run by Uttar Purva Gujarat UchchKelavani Mandal, Pilvai, and affiliated to Hemchandracharya North Gujarat University, Patan is only trifaculty college in the rural area of North Gujarat. This institution has been situated at Pilvai. Pilvai is a small village of Vijapur Taluka, Dist. Mehsana and is having population of 8000 people only. Due to the guidance of sighted Management members, scholar principals and teachers, this college has earned esteemed reputation not only in Mehsana District but also in all over Gujarat. Initially this college started with two faculties but due to requirement of the students, commerce faculty was also established in 1980.

Here, in Arts faculty the subjects: Sanskrit, Gujarati, Hindi, History and Economics; in Commerce faculty Advance Accountancy and in Science Faculty Chemistry, Mathematics, Botany and Physics can be offered as principal subjects at Graduation level. Post-Graduation courses in Arts with Hindi, in Commerce with Accountancy and in Science with Chemistry and Mathematics subjects are also run here. We have number of University recognized research guides in the subjects i.e. Chemistry, Zoology, Botany, Mathematics, Sanskrit and Gujarati under whom about 80 students have carried out their Ph.D. research work successfully and have been awarded with Doctorate Degree. Recently more than 20 students have been carrying on their research work here. Various shot term programmes are also run here to enhance skill of the students.

The Institute accredited with ‘A+’ Grade (CGPA 3.45) in 3rd Cycle of accreditation by NAAC. The institute is also accredited with ‘A’ Grade (CGPA 3.04) in AAA by KCG (Govt. of Gujarat). The prestigious CPE Status is also awarded by UGC twice. Recently, on Teachers Day, the Education Department of Gujarat has announced this college as Best College in State for best performance in online teaching and awarded the prize of Rs. 1,00,000/-.

The institution benefited by various grant of UGC and State Government and successfully enriched its physical and academic infrastructures. The name of some Grants are as under…

·         College Development Grants

·         Colleges with Potential for Excellence (CPE) Phase 1

·         Colleges with Potential for Excellence (CPE) Phase 2

·         Basic Scientific Research (BSR)

·         Women’s Hostel Grant

·         Merged Grants

·         Additional Grants

·         RUSA 1.0 Grant

·         RUSA 2.0 Grant

·         Minor Research Project (MRP)

In addition to routine teaching, highly qualified teachers of this institution are experimenters of things in teaching. With a view to arousing versatile personality of students, co-curricular and extra curricular activities like cultural, sports, N.S.S., N.C.C. are duly carried out here. Huge sports grounds, affluent library and laboratories, well equipped hostel, Community Science Centre and disciplined, eco-friendly academic atmosphere are the peculiarities of this institution. Other than above our College Administrative office and library are fully computerized. Rest of these we started intranet facility for the students. This facility provide hand on study materials, PPT, Video Lecture etc. for students. We also provide Online Quiz of 15 subjects through intranet facility. This intranet facility don’t need internet.

In 2015, to maintain eco-friendly environment and to conserve rare and endanger plants species, we established a huge botanical garden (Anandi Van) in 25 Acres of land at our campus.

The business tycoons, reputed leaders and citizens have remained the students of this institution. And we are proud of such successful persons.

Our Vision:

To educate and enable youth to enhance the dignity and progress of the society as well as the nation.

Our Mission:

  • To make the rural youth aware and obedient of constitutional values like democracy, secularism and freedom of opinion and to make them execute the duties of a true citizen sincerely.
  • To nurture them at gender equilibrium in order to avoid partiality with regard to sex in daily life.
  • To enable a village to be economically and socially potential centre of development.
  • To make the youth live in honour by undertaking inherited and traditional business by employing appropriate technology.
  • To arouse vocational skill and curiosity of self-employment in the mind of the youth.

Principal Message

It is not exaggeration to say that Pilvai is a renowned place of learning not only in Mehsana district but also in the whole region of North Gujarat. College was started by Uttar-Purva Gujarat Uchcha Kelvani Mandal, Pilvai in 1960 by donors truly devoted to the cause of education with a view to imparting higher education to brilliant but economically poor students belonging to rural area. Ever since its establishment, the institution is benefited with sighted Managing Authorities and enthusiastic Principals. In first cycle, NAAC has accredited our institution at B level (72.7%) on dt. 31/03/2007. During the post Accreditation period, the prestigious status of Colleges with Potential for Excellence (CPE) has been awarded by the UGC in 2010. In second cycle, NAAC has accredited our institution with A+ Grade (CGPA-3.45) 3rd Cycle on dt. 09/09/2019. The institution also accredited with A-Grade (CGPA-3.04) by KCG, Government of Gujarat. The prestigious status of Colleges with Potential for Excellence (CPE) Phase – II has been awarded by the UGC in 2014.
Institution has initially remained eager and active regarding all-round development of the students. To fortify the same, student oriented activities are geared up through the ‘Pilvai College Vartul’, Career Guidance Centre, Science Society, CSC, Poor Boys’ Library, N.C.C and N.S.S. Students’ complaints or demands are also justified impartially. Students are encouraged to participate in various activities/competitions held by College/University. The institution has always been at the forefront in consultancy and extension activities. The institute stirs a number of activities in co-ordination with other academic/social organizations.
The institution has spent 50 years of its esteemed existence. This institution is fulfilling its mission and vision and has fortified a number of youths with higher education. Three generations of people of this area have acquired higher education through this institution. In this smooth and successful completion of 50 years, a great contribution of local society has remained notable. And in order to show the gratitude for the same, the college decided to celebrate “Swarnim Mahotsav” (Golden Jubilee Celebration). Moreover, the aim of such a grand celebration was also to cherish relations.

Dr Sanjay S Shah

M Sc, Ph D, FIC