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
  • The soft skill and life skill sessions conducted at Shrimad Rajchandra Vidyapeeth have created positive thoughts in me and will definitely be beneficial in making my future bright.

    Divyesh Patel
  • The industrial visit showed me what kind of work is done in the industries, what elements one should take care of when working at a company. We interacted with people from various departments as well. I learnt and understood a lot of new things through the industrial visit organised by the college.

    Niyati Patel
    (B.Sc. Microbiology, 2020)
  • I participated in the Internship organised by Shrimad Rajchandra Vidyapeeth. And in all honesty, I think every student should do an internship. It provides industrial experience.

    Vishwa Patel
    (M.Sc. Chemistry, 2020)
  • These three years at SRV have proven to be life-changing for me…
    I have seen skills like communication, management, decision-making, and leadership bloom in me through these years.
    My friends and I have thoroughly enjoyed our college life… I am proud that I am a part of the SRV family.

    Saurabh Patel
    (B.Sc. Chemistry, 2019)
  • The soft skill and life skill sessions conducted at Shrimad Rajchandra Vidyapeeth have created positive thoughts in me and will definitely be beneficial in making my future bright.

    Darshana Gamit
    (B.Sc. Microbiology, 2019)
  • At Shrimad Rajchandra Vidyapeeth we have many other activites like yoga, sports and saptadhara along with academic study. We often get to participate in seminars, conferences and competitions held at the university and other colleges. A state level seminar was organized where our team received the award of Best Poster Presentation. Apart from this, I will always remember the NSS activities and the life shaping experiences of the NSS Camp.

    Sonal Patel
    (T.Y.B.Sc. Mathematics)