Graduate Basic Teachers Training College (Shikshan Mahavidyalaya) Gujarat Vidyapith stands as a top notch college imparting quality based education. The college is based in the city of Ahmedabad. The college tends to train the students to the core. The college crowns the privilege of being affiliated to Gujrat University. The college offers bachelors of teaching education and masters of teaching education. The college provides all the ultra-modern facilities to the students.
Gujarat Vidyapith was founded by Mahatma Gandhi on October 18, 1920 to liberate the Indian youths from the shackles of British colonial rule. As against the British colonial education system, propounded by Lord Macaulay, that produced human resources for the oppressive British Empire , Gandhi wanted his Vidyapith to prepare the youths for the task of national reconstruction and usher in 'Hind Swaraj', the India of his dream.
Gujarat Vidyapith was established as a national university without a government charter. Gandhiji was its life-long chancellor. Professor A T Gidwani was its founder vice-chancellor. Later, many more institutions, colleges and schools were affiliated to the Vidyapith. In 1923, the total number of students in these institutions stood at 30,000. The College of Education was started in 1965 to train teachers for schools imparting basic education. The college offers courses leading to B.Ed, M.Ed, M.Phil and Ph.D degrees. In the two-year degree course in education, the students are taught methods of teaching languages, social sciences, mathematics, general science and home science. There are advance courses in primary education, adult education and population education. The college has been recognized by the state government as an Institute of Advanced Studies. Colleges