From the Desk of the Director

   Dear Friends,

I extend a very warm welcome to all of you to ISTAR. I congratulate you all for selecting this prestigious institute for your studies. To provide a very safe and secure environment to every stakeholder is the mission of ISTAR. We aim to nurture the students for their overall development by enhancing their knowledge and skill in the field of their preferences. Our motto is to serve society at large by producing the accomplished civilians of Mother India. ISTAR has been accredited with an A grade by the National Accreditation and Assessment Council, Bangalore and Knowledge Consortium of Gujarat, Government of Gujarat for academic performance. It is also recognized under 2(f) and 12(b) acts by University Grants Commission, New Delhi.

ISTAR offers a variety of Master degree programs in Polymer Science and Technology, Surface Coating, Industrial Hygiene, Organic Chemistry, Industrial Chemistry, Environmental Sciences, Real Estate valuation, Plant Machinery and valuation and others. We have a dedicated group of experienced and expert faculty members to maintain high-quality education standards through teaching, research and on-plant training. The ISTAR feels proud to have the faculty members fetching a handsome amount of research grants from various national funding agencies like the Department of Science & Technology, Government of India; UGC, GUJCOST, MoES, FES, MoEFCC and others. The faculty members are prepared to inculcate academic excellence in the subject of Science and Technology, impart skill-based knowledge, and implement innovative thinking to create able professionals for industry, research, and other fields. The institute also emphasizes co-curricular and extra-curricular activities, including personality development, soft skill development, entrepreneurship development and motivation for the research projects of industrial importance. The institute is dedicated to student-centric activities leading to quality and excellence in Science and Technology. The students have ample job opportunities through campus and off-campus interviews arranged regularly. ISTAR has a well-defined mechanism to support physically disabled, socio-economically weak, SC/ST and minority students by offering them incentives and motivation to pursue higher studies.

Under the patronage of Charutar Vidya Mandal, the continuous motivation, and encouragement from the Hon. Chairman and the executive members of CVM, the institute is achieving global recognition in the field of Science and Technology. We are committed to attaining still new milestones under the able leadership of Charutar Vidya Mandal, Vallabh Vidyanagar.  

I once again welcome you and assure you of the fruitful and enjoyable stay at ISTAR for your better academic pursuit. I am sure that the feelings that you experience here will be a lifelong memory to cherish.


Dr. Kirit H. Patel
Hon. Director, ISTAR