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Shivaji University Admissions 2021: Dates, Eligibility, Selection Criteria, Application Process

Last updated on June 8th, 2021 by Ahana Bhaduri

Shivaji University considers the GATE score for M.Tech. admissions, hence a candidate should have a valid score in the exam conducted.

MHT-CET exam score will be accepted by the University to grant admission in B.Tech. course.

Here are some of the key points related to Shivaji University, Kolhapur, Maharashtra:

  • The application mode for most of the courses will be online mode.
  • Admission to the LLM program is granted on the basis of the entrance test conducted by the University. The application forms for the course are available from the month of April, merit and further admission process is to be conducted in the month of June.
  • Shivaji University’s PG Diploma & Certificate course application process is going on and the last date to apply is December 10, 2021.

Shivaji University Admissions 2021: Important Dates

The below table represents dates related to the ongoing admission process of Shivaji University, Kolhapur Maharashtra.

Event Date
Availability of application form To be notified
Last date of form filling To be notified
Entrance exam date To be notified
Availability of admit card To be notified
Result declaration To be notified
Display of merit/cut-off list To be notified
1st date of counselling To be notified
Commencement of new session To be notified

Shivaji University Admissions 2021: BTech

The University offers 4 – year full-time B.Tech. course in various specializations such as

  • Computer Science and Technology
  • Civil
  • Mechanical
  • Chemical
  • Food Technology
  • Electronics and Telecommunication Engineering

On the basis of the following criteria:

Eligibility Criteria

  • Candidates should have passed 10+2 with subjects Physics, Mathematics and English from a recognized board of education.

Selection Criteria

  • Admissions to all the specializations are done on the basis of ranks in MH-CET.
  • Students residing outside of Maharashtra can apply through the JEE-Mains score.

Cut-offs

The cut-offs for MHT-CET for top specializations are given in the following criteria:

Specialization Cut-off (General)
Mechanical Engineering 77
Civil Engineering 70
Food Technology 82

How to apply for BTech program?

  • Eligible candidates go for CAP counselling. To apply for CAP counselling, follow the steps:
  • Go to the official website of CAP.
  • Click on “Registration’.
  • Select your nationality and submit further details.
  • Create a password.
  • Select the type of candidature.
  • Enter qualification and examination details.
  • Submit scanned photographs and signatures.
  • After submitting all the details, pay the counselling fees (INR 800) using the online medium.
  • Keep a printout of the application form for further requirements.

The list of documents required at the time of admission are:

  • 10+2 mark sheet/certificate
  • Caste certificate
  • Entrance Exam scorecard/admit card
  • A certificate of freedom fighter(if a ward of revolutionary)
  • Certificate of individual accomplishment
  • Category certificate(if applicable)

Shivaji University Admissions 2021: UG Courses

A number of courses are offered by the University in its undergraduate program, such as:

Course Eligibility Selection criteria
B.J. (Bachelor of Journalism) Qualified Bachelor’s degree with a minimum aggregate of 50% marks Merit-based
B.Ed. Qualified Master’s degree with minimum of 49.5% marks Entrance-based
B.Lib.Sc. (Bachelor of Library Science Library and Information Science) Qualified Bachelor’s degree with a minimum aggregate of 50% marks Merit-based

How to apply?

  • To fill the application form, visit the official website of University.
  • Fill the application form as instructed
  • Candidates can submit the required documents online
  • The candidates must pay INR 100 per subject.
  • The candidates can take a print out of the application for future.

The list of documents required at the time of admission are:

  • 10+2 mark sheet
  • Caste certificate
  • A certificate of freedom fighter(if a ward of revolutionary)
  • Certificate of individual accomplishment
  • Category certificate(if applicable)

Shivaji University Admissions 2021: MTech

M.Tech course provided by the University is 2- year full –time/distance mode course where various streams are offered such as:

  • Computer Science and Technology
  • Electronics Technology
  • Energy Technology
  • Food Technology
  • Environmental Science and Technology

Eligibility Criteria:

  • An applicant should have a Bachelor’s degree in Technology or equivalent with a minimum aggregate of 50 % marks to be eligible for admissions in M.Tech. course.
  • A candidate should have appeared and had a valid GATE score.

Selection Criteria:

  • For the selection, an entrance exam is conducted by the University. Those having valid scores in GATE exam are exempted from the entrance exam.
  • Entrance Exam Pattern: The question paper has 100 multiple choice questions with duration of 90 minutes. The total marks of the paper are 100 and there is no provision for negative marking.

How to apply?

  • To apply for M.Tech. course, visit the official site of the University.
  • Candidates must fill in the application form
  • They must submit the required documents online
  • They must pay the application fee online as instructed.
  • The candidates can take a print out of the form for the future.

Documents required while filling the form are:

  • 10+2 mark sheets
  • GATE score card(if available)
  • Caste certificate

Shivaji University Admissions 2021: MBA

The University provides two MBA courses in distance learning mode of duration 2 years.

The two specializations are:

  • Business Administration
  • Rural Management

Eligibility Criteria:

  • A candidate should have a bachelor’s degree with a minimum aggregate of 50% marks.
  • A candidate should have appeared for MAH-CET.

Selection Criteria:

  • The candidate will be selected, if he/she has 40.7 or above percentile in MAH-CET exam.

How to apply for MBA?

To apply for MBA in Shivaji University, follow the given steps:

  • Go to the DTE Maharastra Govt website.
  • Select Apply Online.
  • Choose to Click here for New Registration.
  • Enter the required details.
  • Save the registration number and password.
  • Do a payment of the application fee of INR 1,000 online.
  • Keep a printout of the fee receipt for further use
  • Upload the latest photograph with a white background.
  • Also upload a signature done on a white sheet using black ink.

Required Documents

  • 10+2 mark sheet
  • Graduation mark sheet
  • Transfer certificate
  • Caste certificate, if applicable

Shivaji University Admissions 2021: MCA

The University offers 3- year Master of Computer Application course with the following criteria:

Eligibility Criteria:

  • The candidate should have a qualified bachelor’s degree in commerce or computer science with a minimum aggregate of 50%.

Selection Criteria:

  • The candidate should attempt the entrance exam conducted by the University for this course.
  • Entrance Exam Pattern: The exam paper consists of MCQs, each answer carries one mark and there is no negative marking. The total duration of exam is 90 minutes.

How to apply?

  • To apply for MCA course, visit the official website of the University
  • Candidates must fill the application form.
  • They must then provide the required documents
  • They must submit the application online and pay the application form fees.
  • Applicants must have fulfilled the selection criteria

Required Documents

  • 10+2 mark sheet
  • Graduation mark sheet
  • Transfer certificate
  • Caste certificate, if applicable

Shivaji University Admissions 2021: MPhil and PhD

Course Specializations
MPhil Commerce, Economics, English, Hindi, History, Marathi, Political Science, Sociology, Education, Journalism, Library and Information Science, Biochemistry, Biotechnology, Botany, Agro-Chemical and pest management, Chemistry, Computer Science, Electronics, Environmental Science, Geography, Mathematics, Microbiology, Physics, Statistics, Engineering, Zoology, Nano Science and Technology
PhD Commerce, Economics, English, Hindi, History, Marathi, Political Science, Sociology, Education, Journalism, Library and Information Science, Biochemistry, Biotechnology, Botany, Agro Chemical and pest management, Chemistry, Computer Science, Electronics, Environmental Science, Geography, Mathematics, Microbiology, Physics, Statistics, Engineering, Zoology, Nano Science and Technology

Eligibility Criteria:

  • The candidate should have a Master’s degree or equivalent in the relevant field.

Selection Criteria:

  • The candidate should give the entrance exam conducted by the University.
  • If the candidate has appeared and has a valid score in entrance exams like UGC-CSIR-NET, SLET, SET, GATE, PGDTE, BET, GPAT

Then he/she is exempted from the entrance exam.

Entrance exam pattern: The exam consists of 50 multiple choice questions of 100 marks. Each question carries 2 marks with no negative marking for wrong answer. The duration of exam is 120 minutes.

How to apply?

  • To apply for PhD and MPhil, visit the official website of the university
  • Candidates must fill the application form.
  • They must then provide the required documents
  • They must submit the application online and pay the application form fees.
  • The entrance examination fee for each subject is INR 200 which should be submitted in the form of a demand draft drawn in favour of the Finance and Accounts Officer, Shivaji University, Kolhapur.

Documents required:

  • Eligibility form
  • Provisional admission letter
  • Eligibility fee receipt
  • 10+2 mark sheet
  • Graduation marksheet
  • Master’s degree mark sheet
  • M.Phil/ pre- PhD result
  • Transfer certificate
  • Caste certificate, if applicable

Shivaji University Admissions 2021: PG Courses

Course Specialization
MA Economics, English, Russian, Hindi, Language Technology, History, Marathi, Political Science, Psychology, Sociology, Women’s Studies
MLibSc Master of Library Science Library and Information Science
MPA Instrumental Music Harmonium, Sitar, Tabla, Violin, Vocal Music
MSc Bio-Chemistry, Biotechnology, Food Science and Technology, Botany, Agro-Chemical and Pest Management, Applied Chemistry, Chemistry, Industrial Chemistry, Computer Science, Electronics, Environmental Science, Geography, Mathematics, Microbiology, Pharmaceutical Microbiology, Physics, Applied Statistics and Informatics, Statistics, Zoology
MCom Master of Commerce
MSW Master of Social Work Rural Community Development
MJ Master of Journalism
MEd Master of Education
LLM Master of Law

Eligibility Criteria:

  • For all the mentioned above courses, a candidate should have a qualified bachelor’s degree in the relevant filed.

Selection Criteria:

  • For MEd, M.Lib.Sc. and MCom courses, the selection criteria is based on the merit achieved in Bachelor’s degree.
  • For MA., MSW and M.Sc. courses, the candidates are granted admission on the basis of the entrance exam conducted by the University.
  • For MPA course, an aptitude test is conducted by the University.

How to apply?

  • Visit the official website of the University to fill the application form.
  • Following documents are required at the time of admission:
  • Graduation certificate
  • Transfer certificate
  • Latest Photograph
  • Eligibility certificate

Shivaji University Admissions 2021: FAQs

Ques: What are the career options after doing agriculture pest management course in the Shivaji University of Kolhapur?

Last updated on June 8th, 2021

Ans: Although, Agriculture pest management course is an emerging course, still its career opportunities are less. Industries such as

  • pesticides and chemical industries.
  • Pesticides testing laboratory ,
  • biocontrol institute/lab,
  • Agricultural University/institutes recruit such students.

Pursuing a higher education course after this course completion can provide better career opportunities.

Ques: Which colleges under Shivaji University are best for MTech in CSE for placements?

Last updated on June 8th, 2021

Ans: The following colleges which come under Shivaji University are best for M.Tech. in CSE :

  • Gov. College, Karad
  • Gov. College, Sangli
  • Dattajirao Kadam Technical Education(DKTE)
  • Kolhapur institute of technology (KIT)
  • Sanjay Ghodawat Institute
Ques: What are the career opportunities after completing M.A. in Economics from Shivaji University?

Last updated on June 8th, 2021

Ans: After completing M.A. in Economics, a student has multiple opportunities such as, he/she can work in the following sectors:

  • Import-Export Companies
  • Corporate houses
  • Multinational Companies
  • Banks
  • Stock Markets
  • Insurance Companies
  • Financial Institution
Ques: Does the Shivaji University provides M.Sc. in chemistry in distance learning mode?

Last updated on June 8th, 2021

Ans: No, the University does not provide M.Sc. in Chemistry in distance learning mode, as it only provides M.Sc. distance learning course in the Mathematics stream. The eligibility required is that an applicant should have completed a bachelor’s degree with a minimum aggregate of 50% marks.

Ques: Is there any reservation for students at Shivaji University?

Last updated on June 8th, 2021

Ans: Yes, the University provides reservation for the students as 90% of the seats are reserved for students from the home universities(i.e. universities located in Maharastra) and the remaining 10% seats are reserved for students from other universities.


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