The Maharaja Sayajirao University of Baroda, originally founded in 1881 as the ‘’Baroda College’’, is a premier unitary residential University, established on 30th April, 1949. It is one of India biggest University having 13 Faculties, 3 Constituent Colleges, 2 Institutions and 8 Centers of Specialized Studies, wherein more than 37,295 students pursue higher studies, under the care and supervision of 1112 teaching (662 Permanent) and 1190 permanent supporting staff members. It houses 89 departments spread over 6 campuses (2 rural and 4 urban) covering 275 acres of land including a built up area of 418500 sq. mt. There are 16 hostels (12 Boys & 4 Girls) which accommodates about 4103 students. There are 475 residential quarters too for teaching and non-teaching staff.
Looking at the length and breath of the University stretched out across the city of Vadodara, University decided to extend the benefit of IP Phones over its existing Fiber Infrastructure to faciliate with faster mean of communication between various adminstrations, Departments and offices across the Campus.