The Department of Public Administration is one of the earliest PG departments of this university and the oldest University Department in the State of Gujarat to offer PG courses in the discipline of Public Administration. The PG curriculum is relevant for students desirous of appearing in UPSC, GPSC and other competitive examinations. Curriculum includes elective subjects and dissertation/ Project and thecurriculum is regularly revised as per the need. At the beginning of the session Orientation Programme is held for the new entrants. Department regularly conducts the scholarly activities for the students. The post graduate programme and the Ph.D. programme run by the Department have been attracting foreign students also. Two full-time faculty members are involved in the research and associated with the state and national administrative institutes.