The Krantiguru Shyamji Krishna Verma Kachchh University (KSKVKU) was published in the Govt. Gazette in March 2003. All the ten colleges of Kachchh district previously affiliated to the Gujarat University, with the Notification No : GH/SH/5/KUG-2104-1648-Kh of Gujarat State affiliated to Kachchh University on 22-June-2004. The eminent leader Shyamji Krishna Verma of Mandvi, Kachchh motivated the independence movement from outside India, whose name is being given to this University and now the University is known as "The Krantiguru Shyamji Krishna Verma Kachchh University". The foundation stone was laid by Hon'ble Chief Minister Gujarat State for starting the construction work of Kachchh University Campus on Dt. 24/9/2004. The Construction work for the administrative blocks, four faculty blocks, Library, Computer Building, Guest House, Boys & Girls Hostel, with the budget estimates 35 crores funded by Gujarat State is going on the campus. The Krantiguru Shyamji Krishna Verma Kachchh University has started its administrative and academic activity at new developing campus from academic the year 2007-08. University started with 10 colleges in 2004 having 28 colleges with more than 15000 students and nearly 200 teachers working in the faculties of Arts, Commerce, Science, Education , Law, Technology including Engineering and Pharmacy. The University is providing higher education as par with any other university of the state and India.