Universities in Maharashtra

Maharashtra is one of the top destinations for Education in India. With numerous schoosl, colleges and other educational institutions operating in the state, Maharashtra is flocked by students from all over the country for pursuing a career in their chosen field. Pune is a hub for popular colleges and institutions in Maharashtra. Other cities in Maharashtra that are known for having a sound educational base include Mumbai, Ahmednagar, Kolhapur, Aurangabad and Nagpur.

Maharashtra hosts numerous colleges offering range of courses in the field of science, commerce as well as arts academic programs. Some excellent institutes in Maharashtra include Central Institute of Fisheries Education (Mumbai), Deccan College Post Graduate and Research Institute (Pune), Tata Institute of Social Sciences (Mumbai), Dr Babasaheb Ambedkar Marathwada University (Aurangabad), Indian Institute of Technology (Mumbai), Institute of Armament Technology (Pune), NMIMS University (Mumbai), Shivaji University (Kolhapur), Symbiosis International Education Centre (Pune), Tata Institute of Fundamental Research (Mumbai), University of Mumbai (Mumbai), etc.

According to the statistics of Census 2011, the literacy rate in the state of Maharashtra is 82.91%. The male literacy rate is 89.82% and female literacy rate is 75.48%.

The “private entities” are allowed by the government to form new universities in the state. This measure was taken to bring in more investors to the state.

Find below the links to some of the universities in Maharashtra:
  1. Ajeenkya DY Patil University
  2. Armed Forces Medical College
  3. All India Institute of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
  4. Agharkar Research Institute
  5. Centre for Development of Advanced Computing
  6. Central Institute of Fisheries Education
  7. Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj University
  8. Dr. Balasaheb Sawant Konkan Krishi Vidyapeeth
  9. Flame University
  10. G H Raisoni University Amravati
  11. IIIT Pune
  12. IIM Nagpur
  13. Indian Institute of Packaging
  14. International Institute for Population Sciences
  15. IISER Pune
  16. IIT Bombay
  17. Jawaharlal Nehru Aluminium Research Development and Design Centre
  18. Maharashtra Animal and Fishery Sciences University
  19. Mahatma Gandhi Antarrashtriya Hindi Viswavidyalaya
  20. MIT World Peace University
  21. Maharashtra National Law University Mumbai
  22. Mahatma Phule Krishi Vidyapeeth
  23. National Civil Defence College
  24. National Fire Service College Nagpur
  25. National Institute of Securities Markets
  26. National Law University Nagpur
  27. Dr Panjabrao Deshmukh Krishi Vidyapeeth
  28. Society for Applied Microwave Electronics Engineering and Research
  29. Sandip University
  30. TISS - Tata Institute of Social Sciences
  31. Indian Institute of Tropical Meteorology
  32. Dr. B.V. Rao Institute of Poultry Management and Technology
  33. Vasantrao Naik Marathwada Krishi Vidyapeeth
  34. Western Regional Instrumentation Centre

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