About University

Punyashlok Ahilyadevi Holkar Solapur University is a young state University of Maharashtra state, established on 1st August 2004. The Formation of the University at Solapur was a long cherished desire of the people of this region and the people of the district have an emotional attachment to the University since its inception. Earlier to the formation of University, Solapur city had a P. G. Center of Shivaji University, Kolhapur since 1984. The center for P. G. Studies had three postgraduate science departments housed in two buildings and a central Library building on its campus that spread over a total area of 37 acres. Seven postgraduate courses were offered in that P.G. centre. Punyashlok Ahilyadevi Holkar Solapur University is now located on the outskirts of Solapur city about 10 km from the main city, on the national highway NH-09 towards Pune. The proximity with the national highway provides good connectivity. It is a matter of great pride that the university has made big strides within a short span. Nine new buildings, for School of Computational Sciences, School of Social Sciences, School of Earth Sciences, Central Instrumentation centre, Girls’ hostel with an accommodation facility for 200 girls; Boys’ hostel with accommodation for 100 boys, Rector’s bungalow, University Guest House and VIP Bungalow are available in the campus. The University is relentlessly putting its endeavors in enhancing the standards in teaching, research, extra-curricular and sports activities. The University has introduced new schools like School of Commerce and Management, School of Languages and Literature, School of Performing Arts and Fine Arts, School of Allied Health Sciences, School of Technology, School of Life Sciences and many new skill-based courses in recent times. At the same time, some of the existing courses are modified so as to strike the right balance between the theoretical and applied components in the curriculum. Bridge courses are initiated by the schools to admit students from other faculties to the mainstream courses. There is a strong research pursuance and publications carried out by each school. The University is committed to the all round developments of students. As a result, a number of students have been bringing laurels at the state and national youth festivals, sports and research events. The University has been regularly organizing State level, inter University level and international seminars, conferences, sports and research events. The University has developed its sports facilities and health center in the extended campus. Construction of the new Administrative and examination building has started at the state Govt allocated approx. 500 acre land adjacent to the old campus. The installation of an impressive Horse riding statue of Punyashlok Ahilyadevi is in progress at the new campus too.


Letter of Recognition of 2F UGC

Govt. of Maharashtra Notification dt. 22nd July 2004

Letter of Recognition of 12 B UGC

Universtiy Name Extention Notification Dt. 05th March, 2019



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