Solapur University was founded in the year 2004. Dr.Irish Swami was the first Vice Chancellor of the Solapur University. The purpose of establishing the University was to meet the educational needs of the Solapur district.
The University is located on the Solapur-Pune Highway. It has jurisdiction over the entire Solapur district. The Solapur University campus spans over 35.5 acres of land and it has been allotted 500 acres of land by the State Govt. of Maharashtra.
Besides traditional courses at undergraduate and post graduate levels, the University has also incorporated new courses in its curriculum. It also provides scholarships to its deserving students so as to help them in their educational endeavours.
Admissions to the undergraduate programs are held through MHT-CET and AIEEE under the norms of DTE, Mumbai. Admissions to the postgraduate courses in science and technology are made through entrance test. Admissions to the 50% seats are held on the basis of merit in qualifying exam and remaining 50% seats are filled on the basis of weightage in entrance test.
The University is well equipped with modern facilities and infrastructure. The University has a library at Kegaon containing a number of books, journals, and magazines on diverse subjects. Sports are promoted for physical development of the learners. NSS activities and cultural programs are regularly held in the University. Health care services are also facilitated for the students of the University.
Solapur University Facilities
- Sports Facility
- Sports Events
Solapur University Schools/Departments
- School of Chemical Sciences
- School of Computational Sciences
- School of Earth Sciences
- School of Physical Sciences
- School of Social Sciences
- Department of Education
- Department of Management
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