Shivaji University, Kolhapur

Kolhapur, Maharashtra

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About Shivaji University

Shivaji University was developed in 1962 with the vision to meet the needs of the region in every aspect of Education, Culture, and Economy. Shivaji University has a campus of 853 acres and the name of Shivaji University is kept at the name of Maratha Empire “Chhatrapati Shivaji” and the University is awarded “grade A” by ” National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC)”.

 The mission of Shivaji University is to develop the concept of quality teaching and to fulfill social needs by doing the right activities and research.

The goal of Shivaji University is to provide an equal chance of education to the underprivileged section of our society. They are even working towards the promotion of arts and culture in all the nearby rural areas. Not only this they even equally want to maintain the health with the welfare of people. As they are promoting more over the research in Marathi language and the history related to Maharashtra. They give importance to value education because it is something, really important to develop the character of students.

Shivaji University offers many courses at Undergraduate, Postgraduate and Doctoral level in all the fields of Commerce, Medicine, Science, Engineering and technology, Ayurvedic Medicine, Arts, Social science, Law and fine arts. There are few programs under Shivaji University Distance Learning that are being conducted by Shivaji University as Distance Education.

Everything in this university is based on all the provisions which were made in 1994 under the Maharashtra University Act ( although continuous amendments are made in this act). The authorities of this university have many bodies like the student council, the board of directors, the examination board, Academic Council, the board of Interdisciplinary studies, Board of college and university development, the faculty, Board of adult and continuing education and extension services, Management Council, and many other bodies. Above all the categories have representation from different categories like Head of University, Members of legislative, teachers, guardians, students and many more. 


To reach Kolhapur by flight it is one hour journey from Bombay to Kolhapur airport. If you are traveling by rail then it is 11-hour journey from Bangalore or from Mumbai. From Mumbai, it is exactly 450km in the south. You can even travel with buses as Maharastra State Transport Corporation (MSTC) gives regular services.

Shivaji University Admission:

Shivaji University Admission process involves various entry schemes. Here are the admission criteria -
  • Undergraduate courses- The students can take admission in the UG courses of Shivaji University through the entrance test of the University. The application form can be filled online at the official site. 
  • B.Tech/B. Arch courses- The admission to B.Tech can be made through JEE Main score and the admission to B.Arch course can be made through NATA.
  • Postgraduate courses- The admission to the PG courses are made through entrance test. The admission to M.Tech course will be made on the basis of GATE scores. 

Shivaji University Placements:

Shivaji University Placement cell conducts the recruitment process and invites various reputed companies on the campus. Some major companies that participate in the recruitment process are -
  • Bosch
  • Syntel
  • Infosys
  • Godrej
  • Genpact
  • Indian Navy
  • HSBC 
  • Tech Mahindra
  • Videocon
  • TATA Technologies



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For 4 Years | Fulltime | Oncampus

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Latest News & Updates

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    Shivaji University is organizing their Fifty- Fifth Annual Convocation at their campus, Vidyanagar, Kolhapur. There will be many prestigious people who will be present at the Shivaji University, Fifty- Fifth Annual ... Read more



  Teaching is very very good. Every teacher teaches very well also teacher use projector and other study material for students understanding.



June 19th, 2018

 University Here

Rashi Pathak MA  Student


This was my 2nd course here in the year 2016 when BA came to end from this university I have taken admission here back and the subject of my MA was same as BA which was Geography. I have got admission here on the result of the Bachelor's Degree and everything was good here but the maintenance of the building was not good.  Read Full Review


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July 3rd, 2019

Shreya Arun Parmar Design  Student


I have done bachelor in Interior design and the education is best here and the classes were regular here and the department has requested university for the Master's course as well and I am waiting for that. There were no placements in the college.  Read Full Review


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November 8th, 2018

 Best placement

Amol B.Tech / B.E.  Student


I Am so lucky and happy, I completed my PG programe in b tech in chemical technology. Shivaji University and also its department is good than other government and private collages. Because no of facilities are available free in the University campus.  Read Full Review


99.99 percents placement chance in chemical and food technology faculty student. I got 7.5 lakhs per year package through campus selection. The highest package is 25 lakes per year.


Sports week, engineering day, state level, national, international level competition and other extra activity conducted in the University. Almost all festival celebrated in university.


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Admission form - obtained from notified engineering colleges in the State


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The individual Syllabus is available on the official Website for the following subjects:

  1. Arts and Fine Arts
  2. Social Sciences
  3. Science
  4. Law
  5. Commerce
  6. Education
  7. Engineering and Technology
  8. Medicine
  9. Ayurvedic Medicine
  10. Environmental Studies (The Compulsory subject for second-year course under all faculties)


Cut Off will be released by the university and will be available on the official website of Shivaji University. Discipline-wise Entrance Examination is conducted by the University and Cut Off is also released separately for each discipline. The Cut Off for Entrance Examination 2019 will be released by the mid of June 2019 or in July 2019.




Dr. P.M. Khodke
Dr. P.M. Khodke - Government College of Engineering

Position: Principal

Prof. Vilas V. Karjinni
Prof. Vilas V. Karjinni - Kolhapur Institute of Technology's College of Engineering

Position: Principal

Speciality: Civil Engg.

Education: Ph.D. (RGPV, Bhopal)

Dr. S.S. Patil
Dr. S.S. Patil - Yashwantrao Chavan Warana Mahavidyalaya

Position: Principal

Prof. Dr. S. Y. Jadhav
Prof. Dr. S. Y. Jadhav - Yashwantrao Chavan Warana Mahavidyalaya

Position: HOD Botany

Education: M.Sc., M.Phil., Ph.D., SET

Prof. Dr. Mr.M.G. Chikalkar
Prof. Dr. Mr.M.G. Chikalkar - Yashwantrao Chavan Warana Mahavidyalaya

Position: HOD Chemistry

Education: M.Sc., M.Phil.


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