Chatrapati Sahuji Maharaj Kanpur University

Chatrapati Sahuji Maharaj Kanpur University

State Universities

 Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh, India


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About University

Located in one of the biggest industrial metropolis of State of Uttar Pradesh Kanpur. Chhatrapati Shahu Ji Maharaj University stands as a hallmark of higher education. It is an educational community where students of various religions and cultural backgrounds study and work together in a congenial atmosphere. The university is geared to provide maximum scholastic benefit to each individual student. The Chhatrapati Shahu Ji Maharaj University Kanpur, has been on the map of higher education for more than three decades. Established in 1966, it has not looked back, now it has 170 affiliated colleges in 15 districts. Spreading over a campus of 264 acres, the university is booming with academic activities. While the undergraduate and post-graduate programmes in all disciplines of Art, Science, Commerce, Law, Engineering and Medicine are offered in affiliated colleges and institutions, the residential wing of the campus includes faculties of Life Sciences, Business Management, Education and English. It also has a computer centre, a department of Adult and Continuing Education, Communication and a College Development Council.. For catering to the needs of young engineering aspirants, the university has recently started an Institute of Engineering and Technology in the campus offering courses in four branches of engineering viz. Chemical, Computer Science and Information, Mechanical Engineering in the first instance. The university seeks to contribute to student an education through curriculum design, the development of new courses and the application of a forward looking and innovative teaching methodology. Kanpur, the industrial capital of U.P. and commonly known as the Manchester of Northern India has had a very eventful history. It has contributed much to the growth and economic development of the country. Equally memorable and inspiring is its role in the first Indian War of Independence.



For almost four decades Chatrapati Shahu Ji Maharaj University, Kanpur has been the light house for all those seeking wisdom through higher education. Established in 1966, it has not looked back. The University which has more than 350 affiliated colleges spread over 15 districts of Uttar Pradesh and more than 4.5 lakh students on its roll is truly one of the largest universities of Asia catering to both urban and rural students offering unparallel range of courses both professional and academic in all disciplines of Arts, Science, Commerce, Law, Engineering, Biotechnology, Computer Applications, Management and Medicine are offered in affiliated colleges and institutions.Spread over a sprawling campus of 265 acres the university has many prestigious professional and job oriented institutes on its campus, giving it an incomparable academic ambience. The campus has more than three dozen most modern and socially relevant courses. It has the crown jewels - The Institute of Engineering and Technology, The Institute of Business Management, The Institute of Life Sciences, Bioscience and biotechnology, department of Paramedical Sciences, Mass Communication and Journalism, Master of Social Works, MCA, Department of Library and Information Science.



The Institute of Engineering and Technology of the University has been growing with quick pace. It offers the B.Tech degree in all six branches of Engineering viz. Chemical Engineering, Computer Science and Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Electronics and Communication Engineering and Information Technology all of which are taught by highly experienced and committed faculty. The four - year Bachelors programme in technology has caught the fancy of the industry, which has accepted a number of students of the institute.The Institute of Business Management is one of the most prestigious institute providing lucrative career to its successful candidates. It offers MBA Programme (2 years full time), MBA (3 years part time), BBA (3 years full time), Master in Tourism Management (2 years full time), Ph.D. Programme in Management. To cater the growing need of Industries the Institute has also stated specialized programmes in the field of Management namely MBA (Finance and Control), MBA (Business Economics) and MBA (Tourism Management). To meet the needs of all sections of society CSJM University has successfully launched new most modern and socially relevant courses such as Dental College, Para Medical Bachelors and Diploma Course, B.P.Ed. and M.P.Ed., Bachelor of mass Communication and Journalism, Master of Social Work, Department of Music and Drawing and Painting.


Contact Details

Vice Chancellor

Prof. (Dr.) J. V. Vaishampayan


Kalyanpur, KANPUR-208 024 , Uttar Pradesh

Phone Numbers

91 512 2570450

Fax Numbers

91 512 2570006

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