Mahipatsinh Chavda

Mahipatsinh Chavda (Born 10 February 1967) is an Indian academic currently serving as the 15th Vice Chancellor of Maharaja Krishnakumarsinhji Bhavnagar UniversityGujaratIndia.


Early life and education

Mahipatsinh chavda was born on 10 February 1967 to Ramuba and Dansinh Chavda, in Kshatriya Karadia Rajput family in Pachhegam village(Bhavnagar)

After receiving secondary and higher secondary school education from Vallabhipur, Chavda pursued bachelor’s (BA) in 1987 from Gujarat UniversityAhmedabad. He obtained master’s degree(MA) and MPhil in Psychology from Sardar Patel UniversityAnand in 1989 and 1990 respectively. He received the Doctorate degree(PhD) in Psychology in the year 2003 from saurashtra UniversityRajkot. He had been Gold-medalist throughout his academic career.


Chavda is a firm believer of discipline and best known for his bold and decisive style of working which also gained traction among others.

He is on leave from his position of Principal and Head of Department of L. D. Arts College(Estd:1937) and co-ordinator of Indira Gandhi National Open University and Babasaheb Ambedkar Open University. During his tenure, college received NAAC ‘A’ grade accreditation and stood among the top ranking arts colleges in India.

Along with teaching experience of over 28 years, he has also served as Dean (Faculty of Arts) and Chairman (Board of Studies) at Gujarat University. Chavda has been an active academic senate and executive council member of several universities for over a decade.


Research experience

He has contributed with over 60+ National and International research papers, publications and over 15+ books in Psychology.