Jiwaji university (JU) Gwalior Overview Overview

  Madhya Pradesh   UGC   ESTD 1964
  Madhya Pradesh   UGC   ESTD 1964

About College

The University Grants Commission (UGC) approved Jiwaji University or JU is a public affiliating university. Jiwaji University address is in Gwalior, Madhya Pradesh, India.

With its foundation stone laid by Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan in December 1964, today the Jiwaji University is fully accredited by the Government of India and has over 300 colleges affiliated to it. Jiwaji University ranking in India is 101 and it has a rank 3493 worldwide.

Jiwaji University Gwalior is accredited by NAAC A (National Assessment and Accreditation Council) with a score of 3.06, valid till the 2nd of March 2020. The university offers a total of 145 courses in branches of Accounting and Commerce, Banking, Finance and Insurance, Beauty and Fitness, Business and Management Studies, Engineering, Hospitality and Travel, Humanities and Social Sciences, IT and Software, Law, Mass Communication and Media, Medicine and Health Sciences, Science, Teaching and Education etc.

he faculty at Jiwaji University is considered to be highly qualified with most of them holding a PhD in their respective field of study. 

Establishment Year 1964
Accredited by NAAC (National Assessment and Accreditation Council) with ‘A’ Grade
Affiliations UGC
Total number of students enrolled 5880
The geographical area of the campus  225 Acres 

Courses offered and Fee Structure

Undergraduate courses

Jiwaji University offers a variety of courses in several disciplines. The Undergraduate courses include B.A, B.A. LL.B, B.Com, B.Com LL.B, B.E. / B.Tech, B.Lib.I.Sc, B.P.Ed, B.Pharma, B.Sc, BBA, BBA LL.B and BCA. The Bachelor of Technology full-time course provides degrees in Computer Science Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Electronics Engineering, Electrical Engineering etc. over a period of four years.

The three-year-long Bachelor of Science programme provides degrees in Mathematics, Biotechnology, Zoology, Chemistry, Microbiology, Home Science, Electronics etc. The Bachelor of Arts programme provides specializations in English, Fine Arts, History, Political Science, Psychology, Economics, Geography, Hindi, Music, Sociology, Philosophy etc. The duration of the UG courses under Jiwaji University is generally three to four years. 

Postgraduate courses

The Jiwaji University courses at the Postgraduate level include Executive MBA/PGDM, L.L.B, L.L.M, M.A, M.Com, M.E./M.Tech, M.Lib.I.Sc, M.P.Ed, M.Pharm, M.Sc, MBA/PGDM and MCA.

The Master of Technology degree provides specializations in Chemical Engineering, Electronics Engineering etc. The Master of Business Administration degree provides specializations in Tourism Administration, Financial Administration etc.

The two year-long Master of Science programme provides degrees in Mathematics, Food and Nutrition, Food Technology, Zoology, Industrial Chemistry, Neuroscience, Chemistry, Biotechnology, Physics, Microbiology, Botany, Computer Science, Medicinal Plants and Herbal Resource Management, Remote Sensing and GIS, Molecular and Human Genetics, Geology, Biochemistry, Pharmaceutical Chemistry, Human Development, Environmental Chemistry, Resource Management, Instrumentation and Commercial Analysis, Biomedical Technology, Electronics etc.

The Master of Arts programme provides specializations in Yoga, Hindi, Ancient Indian Architecture, Culture and Archaeology, Political Science, English, Public Administration, Sanskrit, Fine Arts, Economics, History, Extension Education and Social Work, Sociology, French, Philosophy, Jyotirvigyan, Geography, Music etc. The duration of the PG courses under Jiwaji University is generally two years.

Admission Process

All the applicants are admitted to the university courses based on the marks scored in their qualifying degree, entrance examination or admission tests. Candidates need to score above a specified mark in these exams to get admitted to a particular course or discipline.

Jiwaji University admissions are conducted on the basis of the performance in the Entrance Test held by the University or on the basis of merit. Shortlisted candidates need to go through several rounds of counselling until their final selection. 

  • For the BALLB, B.Com, LLB, BBA, BCA, BHM and CT, BTM, M.Sc (Biotechnology, Food Technology, Microbiology, Molecular & Human Genetics Neuroscience), M.Tech (Electronic and Chemical Engineering), M.Pharma (Pharmaceutics) and (Industrial Pharmacy), LLM and MBA courses, admission is based on performance in Entrance Test conducted by Jiwaji University.
  • Admission to the M.Sc, M.A., MCom, Master of Journalism and Mass Communication, Library and Information Science and Physical Education programmes is based on merit.


The companies recruiting BCA students include Genpact, HDFC Bank, HDFC Securities, IBM, ICICI Prudential, IGATE, Info Edge (India) Ltd., ITC, Jeevansathi, Justdial, Nagarro, Naukri.Com, Policy Bazaar, TCS, Tech Mahindra, Videocon, Vodafone, Wipro etc.

The companies recruiting B.Com students include ACCENTURE, Amul, BAJAJ Allianz, Cadbury, Cadila, Convergys, EXL Services, Genpact, HCL Technologies, Hexaware Technologies, HONEYWELL, IBMDAKSH, ICICI Infotech Ltd, ICICI Prudential, IDBI Bank, Indian Oil, Infosys, L&T Infotech, Microsoft, Motorola, Patni, Pentagon, Ranbaxy, Reliance, Reliance Communication, TATA Indicom, TCS, TVS Motors, Wipro, BPO, Zenith etc. 

The companies recruiting Bachelor of Tourism Management students include Bajaj Auto, Cadbury, Cipla, CMC, Dr Reddy's Laboratories Ltd, Ericsson India, GlaxoSmithkline, HCL INFOSYSTEMS, JK Tyres, Kodak, Mazagon Dock, NIIT, Pepsi, polaris, Ranbaxy, Siemens, Sun Pharma, TCS, Wipro etc. 

Companies that visited the campus for M.Sc placements include Cadbury, Cipla, Kodak, Pepsi, Ranbaxy, Siemens, Sun Pharma etc.

Jiwaji University placement details can be found on its website.

Results and Cut-off

Jiwaji University declares the cut-off list for its several courses and degrees once the results of their respective entrance examinations are calculated. The candidates need to obtain a score which is equal to or more than the cut-off mark to get admitted to their desired courses.

Candidates who want to get admitted to Jiwaji University need to cross the cut offs in the relevant fields set by the university for its Entrance Examinations.

For example, qualifying exams that require a specific cut off mark to be reached include JEE Main, GATE etc. The cut-offs are relaxed for reserved candidates like SCs, STs and OBCs. Visit Jiwaji University website for more information about placement cell.

Alumni Network

Jiwaji University has an Alumni Association that takes responsibility of matters related to the alumni members of the institute. The association also maintains a database of the students that passed out of the institution by allowing them to register online for free.


The scholarship and assistantship programmes offered by Jiwaji University to its students include the following:

  • Rajiv Gandhi National Fellowship
  • Post-matric scholarship for SC/ ST/ OBC students
  • PhD Scholarship for SC/ST Students
  • Scholarship for higher studies at foreign nations for SC/ ST students
  • PhD. Fellowship for SC/ST/OBC and General
  • PhD. Fellowship for SC/ST of M.P.Govt.

Campus Facilities 

The library at Jiwaji University keeps a rich collection of about 1,40,000 books and around 8,000 bound volumes of research journals. It is also subscribed to 142 Indian and Foreign journals.

The other facilities available at the library include Internet access, a 16-mm projector, microfilm reader, and several number of films on various subjects. The university also provides hostel or lodging provisions for both boys and girls.

It has a total of four hostels, two for boys and two for girls. The girls’ hostels include the Mrignayani Girls Hostel and the Tatya Tope Girls Hostel whereas the boys’ hostels consist of the Captain Roop Singh Hostel and AryaBhatta Hostel. All the rooms in the hostel buildings are furnished with basic facilities and amenities for students’ usage.

The university has a Badminton Court, Basketball Court, Cricket Ground, Football Ground, Tennis Court, Hockey Ground, Volleyball Court, Kho-Kho, Kabaddi, Handball, Table Tennis, Judo and Aerobic equipments and facilities.