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MAHARASHTRA North Maharashtra University
North Maharashtra University, Jalgaon (State University)

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North Maharashtra University, Jalgaon
Established in Year: 1991


It actually started its academic and administrative activities under the leadership of Prof. Dr. N. K. Thakare, the first Vice Chancellor of the university, from academic year 1991-92.

Prof. Dr. S. F. Patil took over as the second Vice Chancellor of this University on 14th Aug. 1996. During his tenure two new academic departments viz. Department of Comparative Languages & Literature and Department of Information Technology were started on the campus.

Prof. Dr. R. S. Mali took over as the third Vice Chancellor of the University on 14th August, 2001. Under his able and visionary leadership University progressed at a faster pace towards excellence. He encouraged students and teachers to undertake Water Harvesting programs on the campus, and as a outcome of this, small bands were constructed by the students.

Our faculty on the campus has till date successfully completed many Research Projects funded by various funding agencies. We have developed and transferred four technologies through University-Industry linkage and made some more ready for transfer.

In a very short period of time the university has gained name and fame on National and International levels. This university has also acquired the prestigious 2(f) & 12(b) recognition from the UGC. The university has been re-accredited with 'B' (CGPA 2.88) grade duly honoured by the National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC), Banglore.

Keeping in mind the need for self-reliance in future, university undertook the Teak plantation programme. 95,000 plantlets were planted which are growing up fast. This project was awarded with "VANASHREE" award in the year 2002. Honourable Vice-Chancellor received this award from the then Chief Minister of Maharashtra, Shri Vilasrao Deshmukh.

Prin. Dr. K. B. Patil took over as the fourth regular Vice Chancellor of the university on 22nd Aug. 2006. During his tenure a new school i.e. School of Social Sciences along with Department of Education was opened on the university campus. Under this school new curricula like M. A.(Music), M.A.(Mass Communication & Journalism), M.A.(Histroy), M.S.W. have been introduced. In the existing academic schools/departments new curricula like M.Sc.(Organic Chemistry), M.Sc.(Inorganic Chemistry), Integrated B.Sc.+ M.Sc.(Actuarial Science), M. Ed. have been started. Major computerization projects were completed during this tenure only, univesity has successfuly adopted MKCL's e-Suvidha, SAP ERP in the functioning of its' Finance and Administration departments.

Prof. Dr. S. U. Meshram, took over as the fifth Vice Chancellor of the North Maharashtra University, Jalgaon on 8th Sept. 2011.

Aims and Objective

  • To generate expertise required for Industrial Environmental Management, Natural Resource Management and Environmental Protection.
  • To serve as Data Bank on local/regional environment and resources.
  • To act as a research centre specially in Environmental Impact Assessment, Biodiversity, Geo-hazard and risk assessment, Environmental
  • Health, Waste Water Treatment and Recycling, Solid Waste Management, Risk Assessment, Pesticide residue in agricultural commodities,
  • Geophysicalsurvey and ground water management, Application of GIS tool in Environment, Geology and Geography field and Biodiversity.
  • To provide technical assistance to local industries, civic bodies and Government organizations.
  • To act as a Resource Centre (RC) for implementation of Govt. strategies towards environmental awareness, protection and management

Our Strength

  • School is having facilities like Environmental Monitoring, Environmental Engineering and pesticide residue analysis,sophisticated
  • Instruments and Geological Museum.
  • Practical oriented syllabi of all the courses.
  • Equal weightage to all disciplines as per requirement in the syllabi.
  • Special course on Industrial Visits to understand Industrial Environmental problems.
  • Extensive field visit for exploring geo-environmental parameters.
  • Research Dissertation for all courses.


"To impart relevant quality higher education to the students, to groom them to be conscious, researchers, technologists, professionals and citizens, bearing the torch for disseminating knowledge in masses for suitable socio-economic development of the society."


- Year 1990

  • The North Maharashtra University was established on 15th August, 1990 under the Maharashtra University Act No. XXIX of 1989 as a teaching and affiliating University, for the purpose of socio - economic development of the region. The jurisdiction of the University is spread over three districts of North Maharashtra: Jalgaon, Dhule and Nandurbar. It actually started its academic and administrative activities from academic year 1991 - 92, under the leadership of Prof. Dr. N. K. Thakare, the founder Vice-Chancellor of the university.

- Year 1991

  • The University has adopted "School" concept to encourage interdesciplinary teaching / research activities under one roof so that limited human resources, equipment and infrastructure are optimally utilized by creating the culture of team work. This year, 5 Schools/Departments were established for conducting teaching, research and extension activities on the campus

- Year 1992

  • 1992 was a special year for the University because in this year University got the 2(f) recognition from UGC.

- Year 1993

  • Historical event : Foundation stone laying ceremony of the Administrative building was done in 1993, at the auspicious hands of then Chief Minister of Maharashtra Shri. Sharad Pawar.

- Year 1994

  • In this year, university obtained the prestegious 12(B) recognition of the University Grants Commission (UGC), New Delhi.

- Year 1995

  • Within a span of 2 years, of its campus foundation stone laying ceremony, the University was shifted to its own campus in 1995.

- Year 1996

  • Prof. Dr. S. F. Patil took over as the second Vice-Chancellor of this University on 14th August, 1996.

- Year 1997

  • In this year, University established the Pujya Sane Guruji Sanskar Kendra, for observance of philosophy of reverend Shri Sane Guruji, for maintaining an equilibrium between cultural values and technological progress.

- Year 1998

  • Computerization of Administration was the major highlight of this year.

- Year 1999

  • This year, three new Schools/Departments including Department of Information Technology, Department of Comparative Languages & Literature and School of Environmental & Earth Sciences were established.

- Year 2000

  • The National Assessment and Accreditation Council's Peer Review team visited the university.

- Year 2001

  • NAAC awarded the prestigious 4 Star Status to the University.
    Prof. Dr. R. S. Mali took over as the third Vice Chancellor of the university.

- Year 2002

  • Under the able guidance of Honourable Vice Chancellor Prof. Dr. R. S. Mali, University Expert System Project was initiated, as a first step, towards, becoming a paperless office.

- Year 2003

  • The University obtained the 512 Kbps VSAT connectivity under UGC Infonet Program of the UGC. Also the in-house training program on "Computer Operations" for non teaching staff of the University was started in this year.

- Year 2004

  • 512 Kbps SCPC VSAT Internet Access facility under UGC Infonetproject, for browsing E-Journals was started from this year.
  • Following events were organized during this year :
    -- West Zone and All India Level Inter University Level Kabaddi tournament.
    -- West Zone Inter University Youth Festival.
  • Following buildings were inaugrated during this year :
    -- Central Library building, at the auspicious hands of His Excellency the Vice President Of India Shri Bhairon Singh Shekhawat.
    -- School Of Environmental & Earth Sciences by Honourable Shri Suresh Dada Jain Minister Of Technical & Higher Education, Government of Maharashtra.
  • Following seminars were organized during this year :
    -- One day, C. V. Raman Memorial Seminar(RMS) was organized on the occasion of National Science Day.
    -- “ Developments in Biotech Emerging Trends and Challenges” on 25 & 26 November 2004.
    -- “Antar Bharati Seminar” by Sane Guruji Sanskar Kendra on 24 & 25 December 2004.

- Year 2005

  • University level best teacher/employee/college awards for the campus as well as affiliated colleges were given during this year.
  • University recieved the Indira Priya Darshini Vruksh Mitra award of Government of India at a grand award presentation ceremony at New Delhi on 16th Sept. 2005.
  • Campus Area Network project implementation started this year.
  • Inauguration of Examination building and Life Science building byHonourable Shri Sharad Pawar Union Minister Of Agriculture And Consumer Affairs on 26th January, 2005.

- Year 2006

  • Computer Centre up-gradation proposal was cleared by UGC, New Delhi & the funds of the tune of Rs.25Lacs were sanctioned for the up-gradation.
  • Prin.Dr.K.B.Patil took over as the 4th Vice Chancellor of the University on 22 Aug.,2006.
  • Successfully organized the Inter University Annual Sports meet ‘Ashwamedh’. Check more on Ashwamedh-2006 (web archieve).
  • First University level research festival ‘Avishkar-2006’ was organized on 15-16 Dec.,2006.
  • University established ‘Gandhi Research Foundation’ on the Birth Anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi on 2nd Oct.,2006.
  • New Courses M.Tech. in VLSI Tech, M.A.Mass communication, Political Science, M.Sc.Organic Chemistry, M.Ed. were started from Academic Year 2006-07.

- Year 2007

  • Inter University West Zone Basketball Tournament was successfully organized on 1-5 Nov.2007.
  • The University has decided to tie-up the agreement with SAP Software on 31st Dec.2007.
  • The University has signed MoU with Maharashtra Knowledge Corporation Ltd.(MKCL) to provide ‘E-Suvidha’ to the students from academic year 2007-08.
  • The University was introduced ‘Bar Code System’ from Nov.2007 examinations.
  • The University has signed MoU with CYTES University, Mexico.
  • School of Chemical Sciences, School of Physical Sciences, School of Life Sciences were approved on National level under SAP/DRS project from U.G.C., New Delhi. These Schools received grant of Rs.60 lacs.
  • New Courses M.Tech. in Chemical Engg., M.Tech.in Polymer Tech., P.G. Diploma in Acturial Sci. were started from Academic Year 2007-08.

- Year 2008

  • University was awarded with ‘Purushottam Puraskar’ duly honoured by P.K.Patil Foundation, Shahada.
  • The University has signed the agreement with SAP-ERP CMC Ltd. Tata Group on 6th may, 2008 for Finance & Administration deprtment.

- Year 2009

  • University has been Re-accredited with Grade B (2.88) duly honoured by National Assessment Accreditation Council (NAAC).

- Year 2010

  • Pratap College, Amalner, P.O.Nahata College, Bhusawal, P.S.G.V.P. College, Shahada these three colleges were awarded ‘College with Potential for excellence’ by University Grant Commission, New Delhi.(Bringing the number C.P.E. college to 6)
  • University was started ‘Khandesh Vastu Museum ’ from 18 may 2010.
  • New 5yr. course M.Sc. in Actuarial Science, Master in Social Work (M.S.W)., M. Phil (History & Education), Diploma in Tourism Management, Advance Diploma in Banking, M.A. in Sociology, Defence Studies were started from academic year 2010-11.
  • University has started ‘Women study Centre’ from 27 Aug. 2010.
  • University started ‘Online Affiliation Process’ from Nov.,2010.
  • Distance Education Council, New Delhi has given permission to start Institute of Distance Education & Learning in University Campus.

- Year 2011

  • University was purchased ‘Mobile Science Exhibition Van’ and open for College & Schools students from Feb.,2011.
  • Various Bodies of the University were constituted by Election process.
  • University has been awarded with ‘ISO 9001-2008’ by DNV, Netherland branch Chennai.
  • Department of Computer Science and Department of Chemical Technology got recognition under SAP DRS(I)
  • 1Gbps Connectivity is commissioned by BSNL under NME-ICT Project.


  • The Teak Plantation program was awarded with Vanashree award in the year 2002, by the State Govt. of Maharashtra.
  • University received the state level N.S.S. award for the Best University in the state in the year 2002.
  • According to a news report of Hindustan Times, the Department of Computer Science was ranked as 10th Best Department , at National Level.

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School of Languages Studies and Research Center

  • M.A. English
  • M.A. Hindi
  • M.A. Marathi

School of Environmental and Earth Sciences

  • M. Sc.(Environmental Sciences)
  • M. Sc.(Applied Geology)
  • M.A./M. Sc.(Applied Geography)
  • M. Tech (Environmental Sci. & Tech)
  • M. Sc. (PPPR) (Env. Sci. & Appl. Geol.)
  • Ph. D. (Environment Sciences)
  • Ph. D. (Applied Geology)

School of Life Sciences

  • M.Sc. Biochemistry
  • M.Sc. Biotechnology
  • M.Sc. Microbiology

School of Chemical Sciences

  • M.Sc. Chemistry (with specialization in Polymer Chemistry)
  • M.Sc. Chemistry (with specialization in Pesticides & Agrochemicals)
  • M.Sc. Chemistry (with specialization in Industrial Chemistry)
  • M.Sc. Chemistry (with specialization in Organic Chemistry)
  • M.Sc. Chemistry (with specialization in Physical Chemistry)
  • M.Sc. Chemistry (with specialization in Analytical Chemistry)
  • M.Phil. Programs in all specializations of Chemistry
  • Ph.D. Programs in all specializations of Chemistry

School of Physical Sciences

  • M. Sc. (Physics with Materials Science specialization)
  • M. Sc. (Physics with Energy Studies specialization)
  • M. Sc. (Electronics)
  • M. Tech. (VLSI Technology)

School of Computer Sciences

  • M.Sc.(Computer Science)
  • M.Sc.(Information Technology)
  • M.C.A.

Department of Mathematics

  • M. Sc. (Computational Mathematics)
  • M. Sc. Mathematics

Department of Statistics

  • M.Sc.(Statistics) with specialization in Industrial Statistics
  • B.Sc.+M.Sc.(Actuarial Science) Five year course
  • PG Diploma in Actuarial Science (PGDAS)
  • M.Phil.(Statistics)
  • Ph.D.(Statistics)

University Institute of Chemical Technology

  • M. Tech (Chem. Engg.)
  • M. Tech (Polymer Tech.)
  • M.Tech.(Nano Science and Tech.)
  • M.Tech.(Pharmaceutical Tech.)
  • M.Tech(Oleochemicals& Surfactant Tech.)
  • M.Tech.(Food and fermentation Tech.)
  • M.Tech. (Paint Tech.)
  • B. Tech ( Chem. Engg.)
  • B. Tech (Plastics)
  • B. Tech (Paints)
  • B. Tech (Food)
  • B. Tech (Oil.)

School of Education

  • M. Ed.
  • M. Phil.

School of Management Studies

  • M.B.A.
  • B.B.M.
  • A.D.B.

School of Social Sciences

  • Political Science (M.A.)
  • Economics (M.A.)
  • Defence Studies (M.A.)
  • Psychology (M.A.)
  • Sociology (M.A.)
  • History (M.A.)
  • Music (M.A.)

Department of Mass Communication and Journalisim

  • M.A. in Mass Communication & Journalism

Department of Library and Information Science

  • Masters Degree in Library and Information Science

Department of Performing Arts and Fine Arts


Buddhist Study and Research Centre

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North Maharashtra University,
P. O. Box No. 80,
Umavi Nagar,
Jalgaon - 425001 (M.S.) India

Student Helpline Number - +91-0257-2258418
Student can get more information if he/she send the email on sfc (a) nmuj.digitaluniversity.ac

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