Established since 1860, Gujarat College is one of the oldest institutions in the state of Gujarat. Located in the heart of the city, Ahmedabad, with a sprawling campus and Victorian architectural buildings, its Arts and Science faculties closely knit the college. Its reputation for outstanding achievements is known world-wide and it reflects the intellectual achievements of the students.
Hostel blocks B (1908), D (1912), and block A (1916) were constructed from the donations by Sir Chiubhai Baronet. A new dining hall for students in the hostel was made in 1982. The hostel blocks (rooms) are A (30), B(16), C (28) and D (20) which together can accomodate 188 students. Presently, Shri S. V. Bilgi and Prof.B.G.Patel, manages the hostel administration as rector.
Adjoining Government Ladies Hostel is chaired by the Principal, Gujarat Arts and Science College and provides accomodation to girl students.