Education in Maharashtra

The state of Maharashtra has a good educational infrastructure with 1 central university, 19 state universities, 21 deemed universities and more than 75000 primary schools and 19600 secondary schools. The state also boasts of more than 300 engineering/diploma colleges and 600 industrial training institutes. Maharashtra has a literacy rate of 82.91% which is above the national average of the country. The state has some best and oldest universities like the University of Mumbai established in 1857, University of Pune established in 1949 and the University of Nagpur established in 1923.

Following is the list of Universities in Maharashtra: The universities in Bold are state universities and the rest are deemed universities.

Bharati VidyapeethPuneGeneral
Central Institute of Fisheries EducationMumbaiFisheries science
D. Y. Patil Education SocietyKolhapurMedicine
Datta Meghe Institute of Medical SciencesWardhaMedical science
Deccan College Post-Graduate and Research InstitutePuneArcheology, linguistics
Defence Institute of Advanced TechnologyPuneArms technology
Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar Marathwada UniversityAurangabadGeneral
Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar Technological UniversityLonereTechnology
Dr. Balasaheb Sawant Konkan Krishi VidyapeethDapoliAgriculture
Dr. D. Y. Patil VidyapeethPuneMedical science
Dr. Panjabrao Deshmukh Krishi VidyapeethAkolaAgriculture
Gokhale Institute of Politics and EconomicsPuneEconomics
Homi Bhabha National InstituteMumbaiScience, technology
Indira Gandhi Institute of Development ResearchMumbaiEconomics
Institute of Chemical TechnologyMumbaiChemical engineering
International Institute for Population SciencesMumbaiPopulation studies
Kavi Kulguru Kalidas Sanskrit VishwavidyalayaNagpurSanskrit
Krishna Institute of Medical SciencesSataraMedical science
Maharashtra Animal and Fishery Sciences UniversityNagpurVeterinary, fishery
Maharashtra University of Health SciencesNashikHealthcare
Mahatma Gandhi Antarrashtriya Hindi Vishwavidyalaya (Central)WardhaHindi
Mahatma Phule Krishi VidyapeethRahuriAgriculture
Marathwada Agricultural UniversityParbhaniAgriculture
MGM Institute of Health SciencesNavi MumbaiHealthcare
Narsee Monjee Institute of Management StudiesMumbaiBusiness management
North Maharashtra UniversityJalgaonGeneral
Padmashree Dr. D. Y. Patil VidyapeethNavi MumbaiGeneral
Pravara Institute of Medical SciencesAhmednagarMedical science
Rashtrasant Tukadoji Maharaj Nagpur UniversityNagpurGeneral
Sant Gadge Baba Amravati UniversityAmravatiGeneral
Shivaji UniversityKolhapurGeneral
Shreemati Nathibai Damodar Thackersey Women's UniversityMumbaiWomen's only
Solapur UniversitySolapurGeneral
Swami Ramanand Teerth Marathwada UniversityNandedGeneral
Symbiosis International UniversityPuneGeneral
Tata Institute of Fundamental ResearchMumbaiPure research
Tata Institute of Social SciencesMumbaiSocial sciences
Tilak Maharashtra UniversityPuneGeneral
University of MumbaiMumbaiGeneral
University of PunePuneGeneral
Yashwantrao Chavan Maharashtra Open UniversityNashikDistance education

Some other notable Institutions and Colleges in Maharashtra:
vernment Polytechnic, Pune
  • Indian Institute of Science Education and Research, Pune
  • Indian Institute of Technology, Mumbai
  • Institute of Chemical Technology, Mumbai
  • International Institute of Information Technology, Pune
  • K. J. Somaiya Institute, Mumbai
  • Laxminarayan Institute of Technology, Nagpur
  • Lokmanya Tilak College of Engineering, Navi Mumbai
  • Narsee Monjee Institute of Management Studies, Mumbai
  • National Defence Academy, Khadakwasla
  • National Institute of Industrial Engineering, Mumbai
  • National School of Leadership, Pune
  • Pune Institute of Computer Technology
  • Sardar Patel College of Engineering, Mumbai
  • Shri Guru Gobind Singh Ji Institute of Engineering and Technology, Nanded
  • Sir Jamsetjee Jeejebhoy School of Art, Mumbai
  • Sydenham College, Mumbai
  • Symbiosis Institute of Technology, Pune
  • Thakur College of Engineering and Technology, Mumbai
  • Veermata Jijabai Technological Institute, Mumbai
  • Visvesvaraya National Institute of Technology, Nagpur
  • Vivekanand Education Society's Institute of Technology, Mumbai
  • Walchand College of Engineering, Sangli

  • Last Updated on January 5, 2018