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Chhatrapati Shahu Ji Maharaj University (CSJMU), Kanpur

Updated on: Sep 22, 2015

CSJM_University_kanpurAerial view of Chhatrapati Shahu Ji Maharaj University, Image Courtesy:

The Chhatrapati Shahu Ji Maharaj University (CSJM), Kanpur (previously known as the Kanpur University) is a state university that was established in 1966 for providing higher education to all in general and the people of Kanpur in particular.

Spread of 265 acres, the university has As of 2015, it has 1016 undergraduate & postgraduate colleges affiliated to it with nearly 13.73 lakh students studying in them. Also, there are 40 medical & unani colleges with 3000+  students in and around Kanpur that are affiliated to CSJM university.

Chhatrapati Shahu Ji Maharaj University CSJM auditorium kanpurThe university's vibrant and colourful auditorium. Image courtesy:

The university boasts of a 1500-seater AC auditorium that is state-of-the-art from the inside and painted with lively colours on the outside. The campus also has two nationalized banks (Union Bank of India & Bank of Baroda), a large cafeteria, a healthcare centre, a huge stadium for various sporting activities, a central library and a well-equipped computer centre. The university also has a helipad that can accommodate 3 helicopters (choppers) at a time! There are 3 girls' hostels (capacity for 500 students) and a boys' hostel (capacity for 400 students) that are well-furnished, with mess, TV, continuous electric supply, reading rooms as well as sports/ recreation facilities. Within the university campus lies a shopping complex as well that stocks all the commodities that a student would need - books, clothes, grocery, toiletries etc.

Faculty & courses

Apart from its affiliated colleges, the CSJM university has the following faculties/ departments that teach various courses in the campus itself:

University Institute of Engineering & Technology (UIET)

  1. B.Tech. in Chemical Engineering
  2. B. Tech. in Computer Science
  3. B. Tech. in Electronics & Communication Engg.
  4. B. Tech. in Mechanical Engineering
  5. B. Tech. in Material Science & Engg.
  6. B. Tech. in Information Technology
  7. B.C.A.
  8. M.C.A
  9. M.Sc. (Electronics)
  10. M.Sc. (Bioinformatics)
  11. M.Phil (Physics)
  12. M.Phil (Chemistry)
  13. M.Phil (Mathematics)
  14. Advanced P.G. Diploma in Bioinformatics

Institute of Business Management

  1. M.B.A. (Full Time)
  2. M.B.A. (Part Time)
  3. M.B.A. (Finance & Control)
  4. M.B.A. (Business Economics)
  5. M.B.A. (Tourism Management)
  6. B.B.A.
  7. M.Phil (Commerce & Business Management)

Department of Library & Information Sciences

  1. 1 yr B.Lib
  2. 1 yr M.Lib

Department of Education

  1. 1 yr B.Ed
  2. 1 yr M.Ed
  3. 1 yr M.Phil (Education)

Department of Adult & Continuing Education

  1. Master of Extension Education
  2. Post Master Diploma in Adult & Continuing Education

Department of English

  1. M.A.
  2. M.Phil.(English)

Department of Life Sciences

  1. M.Sc. in Life Sciences
  2. M.Phil (Life Sc.)

Institute of Bio-Sciences & Biotechnology

  1. M.Sc. (Environmental Science)
  2. M.Sc. (Microbiology)
  3. M.Sc. (Biotechnology)
  4. M.Sc. (Bio-chemistry)
  5. M.Sc. (Food Technology)
  6. M.Sc. (Nutrition Sciences)
  7. B.Sc. in Biotechnology

University Institute of Health Sciences

  1. Bachelor of Physiotherapy (B.P.T.)
  2. B.Sc. in Medical Laboratory Technology (B.Sc MLT)
  3. B.Sc. in Medical Microbiology (BMM)
  4. B.Sc. in Human Nutrition (B.Sc HN)
  5. B.Sc. in Health Information  Administration  (B.Sc HIA)

University Institute of Pharmacy

  1. B. Pharma
  2. M.Pharma

Department of Mass Communication

  1. 2 yr Master of Journalism
  2. 1 yr P.G. Diploma in Journalism

Department of Physical Education

  1. 1 yr B.P.Ed.
  2. 1 yr M.P.Ed.

Computer Centre

  1. Diploma in Computer Application

Department of Music and Fine Arts

  1. M.A. (Music, Tabla, Sitar & Vocal)
  2. M.A. (Drawing & Painting)
  3. Bachelor of fine Art (BFA)

Department of Social Work

  1. Master of Social Work (M.S.W.)
  2. M.Phil. (Sociology)

Institute of Hotel and Tourism Management

  1. B.Sc. in Hospitality and Hotel Administration
  2. Diploma in Food and Beverage Services


If you have appeared for the exams conducted by the Chhatrapati Shahu Ji Maharaj University, you can check your exam results at the website The exact link for your result is:

Contact details

Chhatrapati Shahu Ji Maharaj University
Near G.T. Road, Kanpur,
Uttar Pradesh, Pin: 208024
Phone: 0512 2571588

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