Shivaji University: Statistics

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#2406 of 14,131 In the World
#732 of 5,830 In Asia
#62 of 876 In India
#6 of 53 In Maharashtra
#1 of 2 In Kolhapur
#269 of 2,545 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 6,861 scientific papers with 124,982 citations received. The research profile covers a range of fields, including Chemistry, Engineering, Biology, Physics, Organic Chemistry, Materials Science, Quantum and Particle physics, Environmental Science, Biochemistry, and Chemical Engineering.


Shivaji University majors

by publication & citation count

5,502 / 119,333
5,098 / 108,649
5,015 / 105,588
4,983 / 106,366
Organic Chemistry
4,344 / 99,431
Materials Science
4,022 / 97,360
Quantum and Particle physics
3,969 / 86,545
Environmental Science
3,600 / 71,845
2,497 / 47,931
Chemical Engineering
2,375 / 69,616
2,351 / 69,480
Metallurgical Engineering
2,103 / 49,256
Optical Engineering
1,886 / 45,761
1,880 / 41,664
Physical chemistry
1,797 / 44,552
Electrical Engineering
1,512 / 31,201
Computer Science
1,455 / 16,210
1,430 / 25,219
1,232 / 17,514
1,211 / 26,146
Environmental Chemistry
1,152 / 28,803
1,148 / 19,544
Condensed Matter Physics
1,095 / 30,858
Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
985 / 9,930
Geography and Cartography
904 / 12,132
Inorganic Chemistry
866 / 20,172
841 / 13,183
659 / 5,496
592 / 15,233
513 / 7,341
Artificial Intelligence (AI)
505 / 3,244
497 / 4,406
Earth science and Geophysics
480 / 10,919
461 / 4,069
Nuclear Physics
444 / 5,978
Nutrition and Food Science
416 / 11,372
409 / 11,144
407 / 8,104
Meteorology and Atmospheric Science
393 / 7,009
393 / 3,804

Annual publication & citation counts

Year Publications Citations
1990 34 46
1991 43 89
1992 32 80
1993 34 66
1994 52 79
1995 32 83
1996 32 83
1997 40 104
1998 36 139
1999 57 202
2000 54 256
2001 61 244
2002 57 322
2003 82 361
2004 68 440
2005 72 538
2006 106 754
2007 122 964
2008 162 1317
2009 199 1725
2010 220 2270
2011 287 3337
2012 300 3771
2013 305 5298
2014 327 6170
2015 366 7315
2016 430 7530
2017 443 8768
2018 374 9676
2019 425 10749
2020 427 12106
2021 531 16341
2022 579 15924
Academic rankings


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. Sushilkumar Shinde

    Sushilkumar Shinde
    Born in
    India Flag India
    1941-.. (age 82)

    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 October 2004.

  2. Dnyandeo Yashwantrao Patil

    Dnyandeo Yashwantrao Patil
    Born in
    India Flag India
    1935-.. (age 88)

    Dnyandeo Yashwantrao Patil was an Indian politician who was Governor of Bihar, state in eastern India from 29 May 2012 to 26 November 2014. He is an educator and was a leader of the Indian National Congress from Maharashtra state. He was appointed the Governor of West Bengal (additional charge). On 24 December 2018, he joined Nationalist Congress Party.

  3. Satej Patil

    Satej Patil
    Born in
    India Flag India
    1972-.. (age 51)

    Satej Dnyandeo Patil alias Bunty is a Member of the Maharashtra Legislative Council from the Indian National Congress.He served as the Minister of State for Home (Urban), Housing, Transport, Information Technology, Parliamentary Affairs.He previously served as Minister of State for Home (Urban & Rural), Rural Development, Food & Drugs Administration of Maharashtra in the UPA coalition government from 2010 to 2014...Like many of his contemporaries, Patil also followed his father Dr. D. Y. Patil in politics. Patil hails from the city of Kolhapur.

  4. Dnyaneshwar Mulay

    Dnyaneshwar Mulay
    Born in
    India Flag India
    1958-.. (age 65)

    Dnyaneshwar Mulay – ज्ञानेश्वर मुळे, an Indian Career Diplomat who superannuated after 35 years of service, was appointed by the President of India as the Member, National Human Rights Commission in April 2019. He joined the Indian Foreign Service in 1983 and has since served in several capacities, including the Consul General of India, New York, and the High Commissioner of India, Male, Maldives. He is a successful writer and has written over 15 books, which have been translated in Arabic, Dhivehi, Urdu, Kannada and Hindi. His magnum-opus – Maati, Pankh ani Akash, written in Marathi, has received immense popularity and has also been prescribed in the Arts curriculum at the North Maharasthra University, Jalgaon (Maharashtra). He has inspired a number of socio-educational projects including Balodyan, an orphanage in his native village, and the Dnyaneshwar Mulay Education Society, which seeks to introduce innovative concepts like Global Education.

All 11 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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