Veer Narmad South Gujarat University has endeavored to be an institution of excellence in higher education since its existence, keeping in view the regional needs and the emerging trends in the global scenario. The University, awarded B++ by the National Accreditation and Assessment Council in 2004 and re-accredited 'B' with 2.82 CGPA in 2011. It became functional from the academic year of 1966 and was incorporated as a University on 23 May, 1967. Recognized by the University Grants Commission in 1968, it was renamed as Veer Narmad South Gujarat University in 2004 after the great Gujarat poet Veer Narmad whose real name was Narmadshankar Lalshankar Dave.
University Library fully computerized by SOUL Software Version 2.0, Provided by INFLIBNET Centre, Ahmedabad.
Currently the Veer Narmad South Gujarat University, Surat has 7 boys Hostel's with a intake capacity of 329 and 5 girls’ Hostel with a intake capacity of 394.