Shivaji University: Ranking, Courses, Fees, Admission, Placements

  • Kolhapur, Maharashtra
  • 3.3

    Placements & Internships

    3.3

    Fees and Scholarship

    3.2

    Academics & Faculty

    3.4

    College Infrastructure

    3.5

    Clubs & Associations

    3.5

    (10)
  • 4 Questions Answered
  • Public 3.3

    Placements & Internships

    3.3

    Fees and Scholarship

    3.2

    Academics & Faculty

    3.4

    College Infrastructure

    3.5

    Clubs & Associations

    3.5

    (10)
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Updated On - Jun 10, 2022
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Shivaji University Overview

Shivaji University Latest Updates

  • May 30, 2022: MHT CET 2022 examination is to be held on August 5, 2022. 

Shivaji University, Kolhapur is located in Kolhapur, Maharashtra. Established in 1962, the name of the university is named in the memory of the Great Maratha Warrior and the founder of the Maratha Empire Chhatrapati Shivaji. The university has 280 Shivaji affiliated colleges and recognized institutes.  Also, there are 34 post-graduate departments currently. SUK has established a unique scheme for the meritious students called 'Shivaji University Merit Scholarship' offering 500 scholarships and also initiating a research fellowship for Ph.D. students in the PG Departments. 

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Shivaji University Quick Insights

Shivaji University upon its establishment in 1962, worked on making opportunities for higher education accessible to rural youth, conducting fundamental and applied research in the field of science and humanities to ensure regional growth and development. A few more highlights of the university are listed below

Shivaji University
Year of Establishment 1962
Approval UGC, AIU
Recognitions UGC; NIRF
Accreditated "A" Grade by NAAC
Number of Students 3,00,000
Courses Undergraduate, Postgraduate, Diploma, Certification
Infrastructure Facilities Hostel, Health Center, Sports Facilities
Location Maharashtra

Shivaji University Ranking

Shivaji University has bagged the below-listed rankings and recognitions from various organizations. 

  • SUK has been accreditated "A" Grade by NAAC.
  • It has been ranked 28th position by NIRF of the Union Ministry of Human Resource Development.
  • Shivaji University is the second University to use Nature Publications Group's e-journal usage in the country.
  • The University is a UGC and NIRF recognized for its academic excellence.
  • SUK is the first university to introduce a scheme 'Shivaji University Merit Scholarship' offering scholarships to meritorious students.

Shivaji University Courses

Shivaji University offers specialized technology, business administration, and science programs. The institution also provides distant learning options. The institution offers students the greatest education as well as a strong placement cell. The following are some of the most popular Shivaji University courses:

Department Courses
Arts BA, MA, BAB.Ed
Architecture B.Arch, M.Arch
Business Administration BBA, MBA
Computer BCA, BCS, MCA
Commerce B.Com / M.Com
Engineering BE, ME
Education B.Ed. / M.Ed.
Physical Education BP.Ed, MP.Ed, B.J.C.
Journalism M.M.C.J
Fine Arts B.Music
Pharmaceutics B.Pharm, M.Pharm
Social Work BSW, MSW, MMS
Science BSc/MSc, BLib, I.Sc, M.Lib, MS, BScN, BScB.Ed
Engineering & Technology B.Tech, M.Tech
Textile B.Text, M.Text
Law Three year Law courses, Five year Law courses, Master of Laws

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Shivaji University Departments

Shivaji University has a total of 34 departments in the university of which the main departments are listed below:

Arts Commerce Science
Education Engineering & Technology Social Science
Fine Arts Law

Shivaji University Admission

Shivaji University follows a well-organized and structured admission process for 2022 and the entire process is done online. Below listed are the steps to be followed by interested students to apply for the university:

  • Candidates are required to fill out the application form through the official website online or offline.
  • Then the candidates are selected to the university through merit or the candidates need to appear for an entrance examination.
  • The selected candidates are called for further admission process and have three rounds on different days.
  • The application fee can be paid online or offline.
  • For more information about the admission process, please visit the Application Process and Admission Process. 

Shivaji University Eligibility Criteria

Shivaji University has certain eligibility criteria for different courses which a student are required to have for their successful admission to the university. The following are the eligibility criteria for the courses offered

B.Tech Eligibility Criteria

  • The candidate must have completed 10+2 or equivalent examinations in the science stream.
  • Having scored at least 50% taken with physics, chemistry, and mathematics as subjects.

B.Com Eligibility Criteria

  • The candidate must have completed a 10+2 or equivalent examination [preferably in Commerce].
  • Having scored at least 50% aggregate marks.

MBA Eligibility Criteria

  • Candidates must have completed a graduate degree in any discipline and obtained at least 50% aggregate marks.

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Why Choose Shivaji University?

  • The total number of affiliated colleges has gone up to 280 and students strength up to 3,00,000 with 34 Postgraduate Departments on campus
  • The University imparts education in 10 major faculties of arts, social science, science, commerce, education, fine arts, law, medicine, ayurvedic medicine, engineering, and technology
  • The university is exploring new areas of higher learning and research in rapidly emerging fields like industrial chemistry, space science, environmental science, biochemistry, sericulture, polymer chemistry, and computer science, in addition to basic science disciplines.

Shivaji University Cut Off

Shivaji University cut off 2021 has been declared. The university offers many courses for UG and PG admission. The candidates who are searching for admission to this university are required to get the cut-off criteria of the institute and also need to secure valid marks in MHT-CET for B.Tech. 

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Shivaji University Result

Shivaji University, Kolhapur, will soon announce the SUK results from 2022 after examinations commence on their official website. In addition, students can check their UG, PG, Certificate and Diploma course results online by entering their ten-digit PRN number on the SUK student portal. The university usually conducts the semester examinations in October-November and March-April.

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Shivaji University Infrastructure Facilities

Shivaji University has a lush green campus with a beautiful, clean and eco-friendly environment with 24x7 security facilities provided for the students. Other facilities provided at the campus are listed below:

  • The campus is lush green, beautiful, clean and eco-friendly with security 24x7.
  • A museum on the campus named 'V.S. Khandekar Memorial Museum' to pay homage to the literary contribution of Padmabhushan V.S. Khandekar
  • Central library with 1492 books, a reading hall with a capacity of 700 students, and e-resources.
  • Classrooms are spacious with ICT facilities in them.
  • Two separate spacious laboratories one for students and one for research.
  • Medical facilities with a health insurance scheme for the students.
  • Fully furnished boys and girls hostel with various infrastructural facilities, food facilities, etc.

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Shivaji University Placements

Shivaji University Placement cell ensures that the students are placed in a reputed company by providing them with the needs that aid the students to face the competitive market. The students were offered a median salary package of INR 3.7 LPA in 2021. The placement cells provide a platform that brings out new and innovative ideas and creativity from the students, moreover, the placement cell provides student counselling and career services. Career Counselling cell provides information, guidance, and counsel with free accessibility.

Top Recruiters:

Macleods Pharmaceuticals Limited Laxmi Organic Limited Sai Life Sciences
Amazon Jaro Education Galaxy Surfactants
TCS Mahindra AutoCAD

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Shivaji University Scholarship

Shivaji University provides merit-based scholarships and fellowships to its students. Below listed are the scholarships provided by the university 

  • Shivaji University Merit Scholarship Scheme
  • Shivaji University Departmental Research Fellowship
  • Dr. Appasaheb Pawar Merit Scholarship

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Shivaji University Collaborations

Shivaji University has formed a few collaborations and signed a few MoUs with national and international universities. The MoUs signed by the university with a few premier institutes and universities are listed below:

International Collaborations: 

Country Partner University
Brazil

The University of Brasilia Foundation, Brasilia

The National Institute of Space Research(INPE), Brazil

Japan Gifu University, Japan
South Korea

Asian Research Network(ARN) instituted by Hanyang University

Sungkyunkwan University

Chonnam National Gwangju

Taiwan National Dong Hwa University
Sri Lanka Sabargamuwa University
Italy The University of Torino
West Indies Institute of Indian Knowledge

National Collaborations

  • Bhabha Atomic Research Center, Mumbai for research in Material Science.
  • Indian Institute of Geo-Magnetism, Mumbai, and industries like Phyto-Pharma Pvt. Ltd.
  • Center for Development of Advanced Computing(C-DAC), Pune to exchange information and communication technology.
  • M/s Lupin Limited, T-142, MIDC, Tarapur, Dist. Thane, Maharashtra.
  • Taleem Foundation.
  • The University of Pune, University of Mumbai, Maharashtra University of Helt Sciences Nashik
  • National Institute of Oceanography, Goa.
  • Shivaji University and Industrial Clusters (Special Purpose Vehicle), Govt. of Maharashtra.
  • "Shodhganga-ETD Portal": INFLIBNET Center, Ahmedabad, Gujrat.

Shivaji University Alumni

Shivaji University takes pride in the long list of notable alumni they have. The Shivaji University Alumni Association aspires to create a thriving alumni community by providing a forum for alumni to communicate with one another and utilize their formidable alumni network to support the university's purpose. Below listed are some of the notable alumni of the university

Notable Alumni Profession
Uttam Kamble Indian journalist
Sushilkumar Shinde Former Chief Minister of Maharashtra
Dnyaneshwar Mulay Former High Commissioner of India, Male, Maldives
A. H. Salunkhe Author
Digambar Tukaram Shirke Vice-Chancellor of the Shivaji University

Shivaji University Highlights

Institution Type Public
Year of Establishment 1962

FAQs

Is Shivaji University private or government?

Shivaji University, Kolhapur is a State University of the Government of Maharashtra

How many districts are there in Shivaji University?

The university is spread over three districts namely Kolhapur, Sangli and Satara

Shivaji University Reviews

Overall Rating (Out of 5)

3.3

Based on 10 Verified Reviews

Distribution of Rating

>4-5 star

2

>3-4 star

5

>2-3 star

1

1-2 star

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Component Rating (Out of 5)

Placements & Internships

3.3

Fees and Scholarship

3.2

Academics & Faculty

3.4

College Infrastructure

3.5

Clubs & Associations

3.5

Mohit | Bachelor of Engineering [BE] (Mechanical Engineering), batch of 2018

Reviewed on Apr 20, 2018

  • 2
  • Academics & Faculty 2
  • Fees and Scholarship 2
Academics & Faculty

It is good. quality of teaching still needs improvements. class timings and exams are also manageable

Fees and Scholarship

For my course fee is generally 70 to 80 k and it changes according to college. There government scholarship scheme available for reserved candidates.

Digvijay | B. Sc M. Sc integrated course, batch of 2019

Reviewed on Feb 07, 2018

  • 3.5
  • Clubs & Associations 3.5
  • College Infrastructure 3.5
  • Academics & Faculty 3.5
  • Fees and Scholarship 3.5
  • Placements & Internships 3.5
Clubs & Associations

The main club in our college is Vidhyarthi Bhavan. The life in the college is going well.

College Infrastructure

There is total of 15 separate hostels for boys and girls which costs INR 300 per month. The food offered in here is good. The infrastructure of Classrooms, Libraries, and Labs are well built and properly allocated.

Vishwavijay | Bachelor of Technology [B.Tech], batch of 2018

Reviewed on Jan 22, 2018

  • 3.3
  • Clubs & Associations 2.5
  • College Infrastructure 3.5
  • Academics & Faculty 3
  • Fees and Scholarship 4
  • Placements & Internships 3.5
Clubs & Associations

There are many clubs and societies in this college. The life in this college is good.

College Infrastructure

The quality of classrooms, labs, and library are good in this college.

Nilesh | Bachelor of Science [B.Sc] (Chemistry), batch of 2017

Reviewed on Jun 09, 2017

  • 3.5
  • Placements & Internships 3.5
Placements & Internships
  • Key companies are mostly in the domain of IT 
  • Alumni network is very effective at Shivaji University

Vivek | Bachelor of Science [B.Sc], batch of 2017

Reviewed on May 22, 2017

  • 4
  • Clubs & Associations 4
  • College Infrastructure 4
  • Academics & Faculty 4
  • Fees and Scholarship 4
Clubs & Associations

Many cultural events are held at Shivaji University, [SUK] Kolhapur.

College Infrastructure
  • Hostel and Wi-Fi facilities are available at Shivaji University, [SUK] Kolhapur.
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