University Gwaliorcame into
existence on May 23, 1964, through M.P. Govt. Ordinance no. 15 of 1963. Late Dr.
Sarvapalli Radhakrishnan, the then President of India, laid the foundation stone
on 11th December 1964 at a sprawling campus of over 225 acres of land at
Naulakha Parade ground. This was a generous contribution of Scindia family, in
particular Kailashwasi Maharaja Shrimant Jiwaji Rao Scindia and late Rajmata
Shrimati Vijayaraje Scindia. The institution was christened after the name of
Kailashwasi Shrimant Jiwajirao Scindia as a standing memorial to his persona.
The motto of the university is embedded in its logoVidyaya
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It has been a long journey........
"And I have miles to go before I sleep
And I have miles to go before I sleep..."Robert
When India became independent on 15th August 1947, everybody congratulated Pt
Jawahar Lal Nehru, first PM of India. He merely smiled and quoted the above
lines. Today, India is vivacious, energetic, empirical, ever growing yet miles
Jiwaji University, established in 1964, has its parallel in progress and growth
of India’s development. Inspite of 50 years of passage of time, Jiwaji
University is in prime of its youth. It is gradually unfolding its students’
fraternity to be amalgamated into the world over.
The premises of the Jiwaji University, with its looming infrastructure is
greatly admired, it creates a perfect ambience for academic drive.
One has to step into the sprawling green environs of Jiwaji University to live
the serenity, warmth of life and pulse of youth.
With the successful accomplishment of half a century Jiwaji University further
moves a head to enshapen the youth of the country. It has been possible with THE
DREAM, THE VISION and THE DEDICATION of its founders, faculties, departments and
Presently, this university is made up of 12 faculties 34 School of Studies with
88 courses and more than 400 colleges along with centre of distance learning
programme. Various departments and colleges are spread across the 8 districts of
Gwalior and Chambal region of Madhya Pradesh. University offers environment
which is both supportive to individual scholars and characterized by a defining
and enduring sense of community. The personal sense of academic identity,
provided is life-long.
I firmly believe that the University should be a vibrant Knowledge Center. It is
the ultimate platform to help flourish the multi-dimensional talents of the
students through different academic and co-curricular activities. The university
should provide the quality education which is rich in values and modern in
content. Being the Vice Chancellor in the era of 21st century, I would like to
focus on consolidation, expansion and diversification, with the following key
Strengthen University on the Global Map of research and education;
Creating more healthy environment for Research Activities;
To make the University responsive to ever changing societal needs;
Teaching enhancement program for teachers to adopt new methods and teaching
To make best use of IT Infrastructure for Automation in Administrative and
New methods and teaching aids which will contribute more to the society.
Adaptation to and application of new technology has to be an integral part of
the curriculum development for all stages of education.
Better aligned to industry and global practices,
Development of scientific temperament.
I welcome the new students as we value your trust in us, and your contribution
in making this University better.