GLS University has been established with the objective of providing an ideal and creative learning environment and continuing the tradition of excellence in education of the sponsoring body of the University, viz., Gujarat Law Society (GLS)

Gujarat Law Society, established in the year 1927, is one of the largest and oldest educational institutions in the State of Gujarat. GLS was promoted by luminaries SardarVallabhbhai Patel, Shri Ganesh Mavlankar, the first Speaker of the country and Shri I.M. Nanavati with the vision of Excellence in Education.

Since its inception, GLS took a pioneering role by offering programmes in several disciplines such as Business Management, Computer Technology, Commerce, Business Administration, Education, Law and Humanities etc. All the courses being offered at GLS have been having high preference and acceptance in the student community as well as in the corporate fraternity.

GLS currently has more than 25,000 students pursuing their graduate, post graduate and doctoral level studies at various levels within the university and its constituent colleges/institutions.

GLS has currently more than one million alumni, all established in several spheres of work including business, commerce, law, science, arts and culture. Several of these alumni are noted entrepreneurs.

The university is currently hosted in a state of art campus within the heart of the city fully equipped with advanced technological tools to facilitate education.

Awards & Recognition (Last 5 years)

GLS has been awarded several times at national and international levels for its outstanding contribution to education. Following is a brief summary of awards and recognitions:

Awards to Gujarat Law Society

  • “Gold star Award” by Indian Achievers Form, Bangkok for Excellence in Education by GLS
  • “Best Educationalist Award” by AIMS (Awakening India for Modifying Society) Forum
  • Award for “Best Educational Services – Life time” by All India Academic Applied Psychologists’ Association


Awards to GLS University’s President

  • The Contemporary Achiever Award by Divyabhaskar as amongst 100 Most Honorable people of Gujarat
  • Visionary Award in the field of Law & Education by Vision Foundation of Gujarat
  • “ShaleenManavRatna" Award by Anoopam Mission “Indian Achiever Award” by Indo-Thai Business Community Forum Award by All India School Psychologists’ Association for “Services to School Education”