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Shivaji University
Year Founded : 1962
Accreditation : UGC
Recognition : NAAC
Affiliation : State University
Contact No : 0231-2609143
Email : registrar@unishivaji.ac.in
Website : http://www.unishivaji.ac.in/

Shivaji University (SUK), Kolhapur was established in 1962 by Dr. Radhakrishnan, the then President of India, is named after the great Maratha warrior and founder of the Maratha Empire Chhatrapati Shivaji. In 1962 the University started functioning with 34 affiliated colleges and about 14000 students with 5 Post-graduate Departments on the campus. Today the number of affiliated colleges has gone upto 280 and students strength upto 3,00,000 with 34 Postgraduate Departments on campus.


Shivaji University has been re-accredited by National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC) Bangalore, with "A" Grade in 2014. Shivaji University has bagged the 28th position in the rankings announced by the National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF) of Union Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD).

Facilities at Shivaji University -


  • Library
  • Laboratories
  • Classrooms
  • Auditorium
  • Instrumentation Centre
  • Hostels
  • Canteen
  • Vehicle Parking
  • Health Center
  • Sports
  • Transport
  • Guest House
  • Internet Facility

Faculties at Shivaji University -


  • Faculty of Arts
  • Faculty of Commerce
  • Faculty of Education
  • Faculty of Engineering and Technology
  • Faculty of Fine Arts
  • Faculty of Law
  • Faculty of Ayurvedic Medicine
  • Faculty of Engineering and Technology
  • Faculty of Science
  • Faculty of Social Science

Centers at Shivaji University -


  • Center for Dr.Babasaheb Ambedkar
  • Center for Gandhian Studies
  • Center for Nehru Studies
  • Center for Study of Social Exclusion and Inclusive Policies
  • Center for Womens Studies
  • Centre for Community Development
  • Chhatrapati Shahu Maharaj Centre for Studies of Maratha History
  • Shahu Research Center

Scholarships at Shivaji University -

The University is encouraging merit by introducing an unique scheme called 'Shivaji University Merit Scholarship' offering 500 Scholarships to meritorious students in affiliated colleges. It has also instituted research fellowships for Ph. D. students in the Post-Graduate Departments of the University. The University has made a budget provision of about Rs. 45 Lakhs for these Scholarships out of its own funds. This University can proudly claim to be the first University in India to initiate such a scheme.

Placement Cell at Shivaji University -

The central placement cell was established with aim to cater the needs of students to face the competitive job market. Student counseling and career services has become the need of hour, for the students graduating in wide variety of discipline. The motto of Shivaji University is where knowledge is nectar and is to provide learning blended with excellence, to create leaders of tomorrow. The extracurricular activities are also treated with equal importance towards overall development, making students to take on challenges faced in the competitive corporate world.

Name : Shivaji University
Location : Vidyanagar
City : Kolhapur
State : Maharashtra
Country : India
Contact No : 0231-2609143
Contact Email : registrar@unishivaji.ac.in
Website : http://www.unishivaji.ac.in/   
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