Shivaji University: Statistics



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#2324 of 14,131 In the World
#709 of 5,830 In Asia
#55 of 876 In India
#5 of 53 In Maharashtra
#1 of 2 In Kolhapur
#250 of 2,799 For Radiochemistry
Top50% For 52 other topics
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Highest Degree
Acceptance rate

* Shivaji University is among the institutions that don't provide data on acceptance rates. This might happen because the university has programs where applicants only need to meet admission requirements to enroll and don't necessarily compete with others.

We estimate the above acceptance rate based on admission statistics of closely ranked nearby universities with similar research profiles that do publish such data.

Acceptance rate & Admissions

Admissions Requirements12th year senior secondary/intermediate examination or recognized foreign equivalent
Academic CalendarJune to April (June - November; November-April) except for Engineering, Technology, Architecture, Pharmacy, Textile and Management studies: July to May (July-November; January-May)

Research profile

Shivaji University has published 7,902 scientific papers with 149,198 citations received. The research profile covers a range of fields, including Chemistry, Engineering, Biology, Physics, Organic Chemistry, Quantum and Particle physics, Materials Science, Environmental Science, Biochemistry, and Chemical Engineering.


Shivaji University majors

by publication & citation count

6,275 / 142,972
5,899 / 131,180
5,795 / 128,678
5,725 / 127,662
Organic Chemistry
5,195 / 130,532
Quantum and Particle physics
4,718 / 111,521
Materials Science
4,623 / 116,976
Environmental Science
4,501 / 101,920
2,962 / 62,884
Chemical Engineering
2,790 / 85,273
2,747 / 84,047
Metallurgical Engineering
2,703 / 72,303
Optical Engineering
2,537 / 72,319
2,316 / 57,233
Physical chemistry
2,248 / 59,695
Electrical Engineering
1,837 / 44,283
1,766 / 35,965
Computer Science
1,749 / 20,138
Environmental Chemistry
1,695 / 53,076
1,474 / 34,031
Condensed Matter Physics
1,451 / 47,759
1,428 / 20,610
1,334 / 23,307
Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
1,159 / 9,110
Geography and Cartography
1,069 / 14,120
Inorganic Chemistry
1,055 / 27,234
991 / 16,186
819 / 7,919
743 / 20,557
Artificial Intelligence (AI)
648 / 4,546
637 / 6,600
Earth science and Geophysics
601 / 15,077
569 / 8,310
548 / 17,473
Nuclear Physics
536 / 9,596
Machine Learning
520 / 5,683
Nutrition and Food Science
509 / 14,269
495 / 2,772
486 / 2,676
474 / 4,596

Annual publication & citation counts

Year Publications Citations
1991 48 92
1992 34 83
1993 38 69
1994 53 89
1995 35 96
1996 35 90
1997 45 118
1998 42 161
1999 62 235
2000 59 306
2001 65 282
2002 62 380
2003 92 440
2004 79 483
2005 81 606
2006 114 879
2007 133 1145
2008 186 1526
2009 217 1993
2010 233 2661
2011 321 3802
2012 338 4250
2013 343 5946
2014 360 7076
2015 400 8206
2016 453 8412
2017 443 9458
2018 409 10743
2019 461 11761
2020 447 13158
2021 524 15910
2022 654 16884
2023 648 18613
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Local studetns Tuition fee for undergraduate programmes, from 400 per term to 800 per annum for Indian students and 2,000 per term for foreign students; Postgraduate programmes, from 1,250 per term to 11,000 per annum for Indian students and 2,500 per term for foreign students; M.Ed. Course, 2,000 per term. (INR)

Programs and Degrees

The table below displays academic fields with programs and courses that lead to Bachelor's, Master's, and Doctorate degrees offered by Shivaji University.

Note that the table provides a general overview and might not cover all the specific majors available at the university. Always visit the university's website for the most up-to-date information on the programs offered.

Programs Bachelor Master Doctoral
Art & Design Yes Yes Yes
Biology Yes Yes Yes
Business Yes Yes Yes
Chemistry Yes Yes Yes
Computer Science Yes Yes Yes
Economics Yes Yes Yes
Engineering Yes Yes Yes
Environmental Science Yes Yes Yes
Liberal Arts & Social Sciences Yes Yes Yes
Mathematics Yes Yes Yes
Medicine No No No
Physics Yes Yes Yes
Psychology Yes Yes Yes

Shivaji University alumni

  1. R. Madhavan

    R. Madhavan
    Born in
    India Flag India
    1970-.. (age 54)
    film actorscreenwritertelevision actoractortelevision presenter

    Ranganathan Madhavan is an Indian actor, writer, director, and producer who predominantly appears in Tamil and Hindi films. Over the course of his career, he has been a recipient of several accolades including one National Film Award, four Filmfare Awards South and one Tamil Nadu State Film Award. Currently, he serves as the President of Film and Television Institute of India (FTII), Pune.

  2. Atul Kulkarni

    Atul Kulkarni
    Born in
    India Flag India
    1965-.. (age 59)

    Atul Kulkarni is an Indian actor, producer and screenwriter who works in Hindi, Marathi, Kannada, Malayalam, Tamil, English, Odia and Telugu language films. Kulkarni won the National Award for the Best Supporting Actor for the films Hey Ram and Chandni Bar. He is also the president of Quest, a research-action organization concentrating on enhancing quality of education. He left his study in engineering at College of Engineering, Pune while he was in his first year. He is known for his performances in films like Hey Ram, Chandni Bar, Rang De Basanti (2006), Natarang (2010) among others. He has also written the screenplay of Laal Singh Chadda, the official remake of Forrest Gump.

  3. Sai Tamhankar

    Sai Tamhankar
    Born in
    India Flag India
    1986-.. (age 38)

    Sai Tamhankar is an Indian actress known for her work in Marathi, Hindi, Tamil, Malayalam language films and television. She is the recipient several awards including a Filmfare Award and three Filmfare Marathi Awards.

  4. Sushilkumar Shinde

    Sushilkumar Shinde
    Born in
    India Flag India
    1941-.. (age 83)

    Sushilkumar Sambhaji Shinde is an Indian politician from the state of Maharashtra. He was the Minister of Home Affairs, Minister of Power in the Manmohan Singh government, and the Leader of the House in Lok Sabha until 26 May 2014. He previously served as the Chief Minister of Maharashtra from 18 January 2003 to 4 November 2004.

All 22 notable alumni

Shivaji University faculties and divisions

Centre : Community Development Animal Husbandry, Child Care and Development, Clothing and Sewing, Computer Engineering, Dietetics, Electrical Engineering, English, Health Sciences, Heating and Refrigeration, Home Economics, Mechanical Equipment and Maintenance, Nutrition
Centre : Distance Education Arts and Humanities, Business Administration, Business and Commerce, Mathematics, Real Estate
Centre : Gandhian Studies Development Studies, Political Sciences, Rural Studies
Centre : Women’s Studies Women's Studies
Course/Programme : Industrial Chemistry Industrial Chemistry
Course/Programme : Sericulture Sericulture
Department/Division : Adult and Continuing Education Business Administration, Computer Science, Cooking and Catering, Cosmetology, English, Environmental Studies, Fashion Design, Folklore, Home Economics, Human Rights, Interior Design, Journalism, Library Science, Mass Communication, Medical Auxiliaries, Musical Instruments, Nursing, Public Relations, Social Work, Taxation, Teacher Training, Tourism
Department/Division : Agrochemicals and Pest Management Biological and Life Sciences, Biotechnology, Chemistry, Entomology, Plant and Crop Protection, Toxicology
Department/Division : Applied Chemistry Analytical Chemistry, Applied Chemistry, Chemistry, Industrial Chemistry, Inorganic Chemistry, Organic Chemistry, Pharmacy, Physical Chemistry, Technology
Department/Division : Bio-Chemistry Biochemistry, Biological and Life Sciences, Biotechnology, Computer Science, Environmental Studies
Department/Division : Bio-Technology Biotechnology, Cell Biology, Computer Science, Genetics, Industrial Management, Microbiology, Molecular Biology, Virology
Department/Division : Botany Biotechnology, Botany, Ecology, Environmental Studies, Genetics, Physiology, Plant Pathology
Department/Division : Chemistry Analytical Chemistry, Applied Chemistry, Chemistry, Industrial Chemistry, Inorganic Chemistry, Organic Chemistry, Physical Chemistry
Department/Division : Commerce and Management Accountancy, Banking, Business and Commerce, Finance, Management
Department/Division : Commerce and Management - MBA Unit Accountancy, Agricultural Management, Business Administration, Business and Commerce, Business Computing, Commercial Law, Communication Studies, Economics, Finance, Human Resources, Industrial and Organizational Psychology, Information Management, Information Technology, Management, Marketing, Mathematics, Operations Research, Statistics
Department/Division : Computer Science Computer Science
Department/Division : Economics Agricultural Economics, Economics, Finance
Department/Division : Education Education, Educational Administration, Educational and Student Counselling, Educational Psychology, Educational Sciences, Educational Technology, Foreign Languages Education, Information Technology, Journalism, Mass Communication, Public Relations, Science Education, Special Education, Teacher Trainers Education, Teacher Training
Department/Division : Electronics Electronic Engineering, Microwaves, Power Engineering
Department/Division : English Comparative Literature, English, Linguistics, Literature
Department/Division : Environmental Science Demography and Population, Environmental Management, Environmental Studies, Safety Engineering, Toxicology
Department/Division : Food Science and Technology Biochemistry, Biotechnology, Chemistry, Food Science, Food Technology, Harvest Technology, Laboratory Techniques, Microbiology, Nutrition, Toxicology
Department/Division : Foreign Languages French, German, Japanese, Modern Languages, Russian
Department/Division : Geography Computer Science, Geography, Tourism
Department/Division : Hindi Hindi, Translation and Interpretation
Department/Division : History History, Medieval Studies, Museum Studies
Department/Division : Journalism and Communication Journalism, Mass Communication
Department/Division : Law Criminology, Law
Department/Division : Library and Information Science Information Sciences, Library Science
Department/Division : Marathi Indic Languages, Literature
Department/Division : Mathematics Mathematics
Department/Division : Micro-Biology Cell Biology, Computer Science, Genetics, Immunology, Laboratory Techniques, Microbiology, Statistics, Virology
Department/Division : Music Dance, Music, Musical Instruments, Painting and Drawing, Singing, Theatre, Visual Arts
Department/Division : Physics Astronomy and Space Science, Energy Engineering, Materials Engineering, Optics, Physics, Solid State Physics
Department/Division : Political Science Comparative Politics, Government, Human Rights, International Relations and Diplomacy, Political Sciences, Public Administration
Department/Division : Sociology Development Studies, Human Resources, Social Work, Sociology
Department/Division : Statistics Statistics
Department/Division : Technology Chemical Engineering, Civil Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Electronic Engineering, Engineering, Environmental Engineering, Environmental Studies, Food Technology, Telecommunications Engineering
Department/Division : Zoology Aquaculture, Entomology, Fishery, Immunology, Technology, Zoology
Research Division : Shahu Cultural Studies, History

General information

Alternative names SU
शिवाजी विश्वविद्यालय
Founded 1962
Accreditation National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC)
Motto Knowledge is the elixir of life

Location and contacts

Address Vidyanagar
Kolhapur, Maharashtra, 416 004
City population 561,000

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