Shivaji College, a constituent College of the University of Delhi, is run under the trusteeship of Delhi Administration. it is a co-educational institution and imparts instruction in various subjects at both undergraduate and post-graduate levels.
The College was founded in 1961 by the renowned social activist and farmer-leader, Honourable Dr. Panjab Rao Deshmukh, then Union Minister for Agriculture, to meet the needs and ideals of higher education in a predominantly agrarian area. Till some years after its inception, the college functioned from a temporary building in village Matiala. It was taken over by the Delhi Government, and relocated to Karampura, in 1967. The college finally shifted to its present location 1976.
Shivaji College aims to attain excellence in all aspects and aspires to become a premier institution of higher education by creating healthy and congenial academic environment helpful for innovation and experimentation. Quest for knowledge, freedom of expression and respect for culture is the hallmark of the college.
Shivaji College believes in attaining curricular and extra-curricular excellence. Here, emphasis is laid upon all-round and integrated development of students. The mission of the college is to provide academic excellence in the fields of science, commerce and humanities. The spirit of scientific enquiry is encouraged and students and faculty are motivated towards continuous research and learning. The college has facilities which include laboratories, computers, projectors and trained teachers for instruction. The college encourages competitiveness and a yearning for perfection. The objective is to inculcate the potential to venture beyond the set curriculum. The college believes in recognizing, encouraging and nurturing diverse talents and aptitude of the students. Skills for practical application of knowledge are also imparted aiming at holistic development of the students.
The mission of Shivaji College is aptly reflected in the college motto “Amritam tu vidya”
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Shivaji College (University of Delhi)
Ring Road, Raja Garden,New Delhi-110027