Shivaji University 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. Shivaji University has been re-accredited by National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC) Bangalore, with B grade. The jurisdiction of the University is spread over three districts viz. Kolhapur, Sangli and Satara with strength of about 2,00,000 students studying in 225 affiliated colleges and recognised institutes. Shivaji University is committed to meet the Educational, Social, Cultural & Economic needs of the region and the nation to create a just and Humane Society.