Government Colleges in Kolhapur, Maharashtra


Kolhapur is a popular city located in the south-west part of the state of Maharashtra and the city is regarded as spiritual city of the state since it is home for a number of popular Hindu temples. The main language spoken in this city is Marathi and it is acting as the head quarters of the district of Kolhapur.

The city is regarded as the ideal place for pursuance of higher education in the state of Maharashtra since the city has the popular university being the Shivaji University under its purview. The city stands third after Mumbai and Pune cities in the state with respect to education since the city has three engineering colleges and two medical colleges. Even though, the city has a number of private colleges, the names of government colleges operating in the city are given below:

Medical College:

Rajashree Chatrapati Shahu Maharaj Government Medical College, Kolhapur

Polytechnic College:

Government Polytechnic College

Other College:

Government Industrial Training Institute

Some of the details regarding these colleges offering the best education in the city of Kolhapur in Maharashtra are given below:

Rajashree Chatrapati Shahu Maharaj Government Medical College, Kolhapur:

Rajashree Chatrapati Shahu Maharaj Government Medical College came into existence in the year 2001. This college is affiliated to the Maharashtra University of Health Sciences, it is approved by the Medical Council of India to admit 100 students per year for the Bachelor of Medicine, and Bachelor of Surgery shortly called as MBBS Course.

Polytechnic College:

Government Polytechnic College located in Kolhapur, came into existence in the year 1961 and the institute holds the pride of being the first autonomous government polytechnic in the whole state of Maharashtra. This college offers diploma courses in the following subjects:

Mechanical Engineering

Civil Engineering

Electrical Engineering

Industrial Electronics Engineering

Information Technology

Electronics & Telecommunication Engineering

Sugar Manufacturing


Government Industrial Training Institute came into existence way back in the year 1940 and the management of this institution was shifted from the Government of India to the Government of Maharashtra. The institute offers several basic training and advanced training to the students and most of them are job-oriented short-term courses with a view to offer self-employment opportunities to the needy people.

Thus, the city of Kolhapur has a number of private colleges and only a few government colleges. These government colleges offer the best education at an affordable cost to the needy people with great interest towards education.



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4 Responses to “Government Colleges in Kolhapur, Maharashtra”

  1. 4
    Sakhare kiran:

    Sir,i am passed 12th(sci) in this year can you give the list goverment colleges of bsc education in kolhapur.&pune

  2. 3
    Vinayak Mishra:

    are addmissions open in diploma for mecanical engineering??

  3. 2
    aayesha abdul said:

    in which class?

  4. 1
    Arsalan khan:

    i want information about ‘Bachelor of advance medical science.
    iz dere ant colege in kolapur.