INCEPTION: Established in 1996 by Dr. C. L. Patel, the visionary Chairman of Charutar Vidya Mandal (CVM) with the aim of imparting quality education in the emerging areas of Science and Applied Science, Natubhai V. Patel College of Pure and Applied Sciences (NVPAS) has gone on to become one of the top-notch premier institutes across the nation in a short span since its inception. NVPAS, an English medium - self financed college, boasts an astounding concourse of state-of-the-art infrastructure, highly qualified academicians, holistic approach to education and techno-scientific ambience. NVPAS is the only self-financed college across the state to enjoy UGC section 2(f) and 12(B) registration. What has further added a feather in the institute's cap is the 'A' grade that NAAC has bestowed upon it in appreciation of developing & sustaining innovative practices in higher education.
AFFILIATION: The college is affiliated to Sardar Patel University, Vallabh Vidyanagar, Gujarat.
MEDIUM OF INSTRUCTION: Medium of instruction is English.
TEACHING STAFF: Teaching staff comprise of highly qualified, competent and experienced teachers of which 50% are with Ph.D. degree. College faculty members are actively engaged in research as a result of which presently many Major & Minor Research Projects are going on in the areas of Environmental Science, Microbiology, Biotechnology, Chemical, and Physical Sciences.
UNIT TESTS AND PRELIMINARY EXAM: The college conducts Unit Test every week to measure the understanding and retention level of students in terms of what is taught to them in classes. Moreover, these tests keep the students on the alert throughout the year regarding their studies and help them to gauge and analyze their academic growth.
Apart from Unit Tests, the college conducts Preliminary Exam per course in every semester also. Average marks of all the tests are counted as the lnternal Marks. If a student does not appear in any one of the Unit Test or Preliminary Exam on medical or any other justifiable grounds, it is compulsory for that student to appear in the Arrear Test. If the students does not fulfill the minimum requirement of attendance or internal evaluation defined by University, he / she will be detained from the Internal / External Exam.