Information on courses, admissions process, exams & results of Shivaji University (Kolhapur University), Kolhapur

Shivaji University

Shivaji University at Kolhapur was established in 1962 by Dr. Radhakrishnan, the then President of India. The authority of the university is spread over Kolhapur, Sangli, Satara and Solapur districts. National Assessment and Accreditation Council, NAAC Bangalore has graded it B+ university. It has approximately 250 affiliated colleges.
Educational Streams
Shivaji university offers Certificate, Diploma, Degree, Master Degree, PhD and M Phil courses in various domains. Besides Indian students, NRI candidates are also admitted under the norms of university. During the initial two decades, efforts were concentrated on expansion of academic education. The decade of 1980s saw the growth of professional faculties like Engineering, Education, Management and Medicine. The university has steadily raised the standards of teaching and research so as to match global standards. Centre of Distance Education conducts several correspondence courses which could be availed by the people unable to get regular education.
Separate hostels are available for girls and boys. Thanks to the NSS and regularly held extra curricular activities, students get a chance to develop their personality. A scheme Earn While You Learn is offered to the economically poor students. 

University library takes care of the academic needs of students and faculties. Visitors from other universities and institutes are also allowed to use library facilities. University Industry Interaction Cell works to strengthen the relationship between the university and industry resulting in a mutually beneficial partnership.
Shivaji University was founded in 1962 to cater the regional aspirations of the region It was inaugurated on 18th November, 1962 by Dr Radhakrishnan, the then President of India. One of the major objectives behind foundation of this University was to cater to the regional needs of South Maharashtra.


  • Department of Adult and Continuing Education
  • Department of Agrochemicals & Pest Management
  • Department of Applied Chemistry
  • Department of Bio-Chemistry
  • Department of Bio-Technology
  • Department of Botany
  • Department of Chemistry
  • Department of Commerce & Management
  • Department of Commerce & Management -M.B.A. Unit
  • Department of Computer Science
  • Department of Economics
  • Department of Education
  • Department of Electronics
  • Department of English
  • Department of Environmental Science
  • Department of Food Science & Technology
  • Department of Foreign Languages
  • Department of Geography
  • Department of Hindi
  • Department of History
  • Department of Journalism & Communication
  • Department of Law
  • Department of Library & Information Science
  • Department of Marathi Department of Mathematics
  • Department of Micro-Biology
  • Department of Music
  • Department of Physics
  • Department of Political Science
  • Department of Sociology
  • Department of Statistics
  • Department of Technology
  • Department of Zoology
  • Department of Sericulture


Contact Details:
Shivaji University
Kolhapur - 416 004

Phone: +91-231-2609000
Fax: +91-231-229245
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