To meet relevant tertiary level knowledge aspirations & associated employment needs of State & to attain global levels of excellence in research.
Goa University was established under the Goa University Act of 1984 (Act No. 7 of 1984) and commenced operations on 1 June 1985. The university provides higher education in the Indian state of Goa.
The University took over the enhanced role of Centre of Post-Graduate Instruction and Research (CPIR) which was set after the liberation of Goa by India in December 1961, by the University of Bombay (now Mumbai), in June 1962. Since 1985 Goa University offers graduate and post-graduate studies and research programmes
1. Late Shri V. M. Salgaonkar Memorial Award -- M.B.B.S, LL.B, B.E. ( Mechanical)
2. Prof. D. B. Wagh and Hira Waugh Award -- M.Sc Maths/Physics
3. Goa University is ranked 19 among top Universities of India.