Shivaji University, Kolhapur
Shivaji University was established in the year 1962 and inaugurated by Dr. Sarvpalli Radha Krishnan, the then President of India. The university is named after the Maratha Warrior Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj. Around 279 colleges are affiliated to the Shivaji University. The university is approved by the UGC and all technical and professional course are accredited with AICTE. The law courses are recognized by the Bar Council of India. The University is famous for imparting education in the field of law, pharmacy, medical, architecture, agriculture, engineering, etc.
The university as a big, spread and vast campus on around 853 acres of land. The university is situated on Old Pune – Bangalore Highway in Vidya Nagar around 3 km away from the Kolhapur city of Maharashtra. The campus is very well-connected by the road and rail Network. The campus is 10 minutes away from the Kolhapur Airport.
The campus provides the world-class facilities and amenities for its students. The major facilities of the campus are Library, Laboratories, Classrooms, Auditorium, Instrumentation Centre, Hostels, Canteen, Vehicle Parking, Health Center, Sports, Transport, Guest House, Internet Facility, etc
The campus has more than 10 faculties providing the education and programmes in various domain in the field of engineering and technology, education, agriculture, arts, commerce, law, Ayurveda and social science. The campus Provides the M.Tech degree course in Bio-Chemistry and B.Tech degree courses in six disciplines of engineering. The University also offers three & five years Bachelor of Law (LLB).
- Chemical Technology
- Computer Science and Technology
- Electronic & Comm. Technology
- Environmental Science and Technology
- Food Technology
- Civil Technology
- LLB – 3 years
- LLB – 5 years
- B.Sc in Agriculture
- M.Sc in Agriculture
The placement cell of the campus works for resume verification and data base. The cell conducts the employment enhancement programme, GD and PI workshop, industry interaction, capacity building, personality development and campus interview. The top recruiters of the campus are Macleod, Khon-Kaen University, Asian Institute of Technology, National Institute of Space Research, Asian Research Network, Bhabha Atomic Research Centre, Microsoft, Intel Technology, Infosys BPO, etc.